Change Language


Freddie Celebration Days 2023


General information

From 31 August to 3 September 2023.

Montreux Celebration will organise, like every year, free live concerts, events and activities by the Freddie Mercury statue and under the Covered Market.

2023 programme

All activities during Freddie Celebration Days 2023 are completely free of charge and do not require advance booking or tickets (with the exception of the Boat Tours and the Queen Silent Disco).

"The Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party"

Saturday evening 2 september 2023 at the Montreux Casino

This evening is now sold out. There are no more tickets available.

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.

Any further questions regarding "The Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party" - Saturday evening at the Montreux Casino, please email the Mercury Phoenix Trust at


The Freddie Celebration Days 2023 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.

By train: The journey from Geneva airport to Montreux takes about 1 hour through beautiful landscapes and vineyards, a UNESCO heritage site. Check 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.

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.

Updated on:

Freddie Tours

Guided tours and exclusive events are organised in Montreux, follow in the footsteps of Freddie Mercury!


The Mercury Phoenix Trust is fighting HIV/AIDS around the world, support their action!