From 2 to 5 September 2022
Montreux Celebration will organise, like every year, free events and activities around 5th September 2022 by the Freddie Mercury statue and under the Covered Market.
All activities during Freddie Celebration Days 2022 are completely free of charge and do not require advance booking or tickets, with the exception of the Queen Silent Disco (booking highly recommended) and the Boat Tours (booking required).
"The Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party" - Saturday evening at the Montreux Casino
Our association Montreux Celebration, supports this event which is organized by the Mercury Phoenix Trust and which takes place every year at the Montreux Casino but is not responsible for its organization.
For any request, tickets or information related to this event, please contact the organizers directly: Mercury Phoenix Trust.
The Freddie Celebration Days 2022 events will take place around Freddie Mercury's statue in the city of Montreux, Switzerland.
See location of Freddie Mercury's statue on Google Maps.
Food-trucks and beverage stalls will be set up during the weekend by the lake side in an idyllic setting.
Public and free toilets will also be at your disposal.
A 360° view of the location is HERE.
In case of rain, daytime activities will be moved under the Covered Market.
A 360° view of the Covered Market is HERE.
The covered market of Montreux with Freddie Mercury's statue at the left side.
By plane: The closest airport to Montreux is Geneva Airport (GVA), located at the other end of the lake in the west of Switzerland. It then takes about 1 hour (by car or train) from Geneva to Montreux. www.gva.ch
By train: The journey from Geneva airport to Montreux takes about 1 hour through beautiful landscapes and vineyards, a UNESCO heritage site. Check www.cff.ch for the schedules and prices. Montreux train station is located in the city centre, it takes a maximum of 10 minutes by foot to get to Freddie's statue where all our activities and concerts will take place.
By bus: Freddie Mercury's statue is at the Line 201 "Montreux Marché" bus stop. Which is the main line from Vevey to Villeneuve. www.vmcv.ch
By car: although we recommend you travel to Montreux by public transport, a 450 place public car park is available (against payment) under the covered market just next to Freddie Mercury's statue.