Berne festival promises authentic Swiss experience

Swiss flag photo courtesy
Swiss flag photo courtesy

BERNE, Ind. (WANE) The annual Swiss Days have started in Berne, Indiana. The city of Berne celebrates its Swiss heritage with authentic food, clothing and music.

The festival features a quilt show and merchant mal, stein toss competition and many musicians performing a variety of folk and polka music.

The festival is in downtown Berne, south of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Events stretch from the city’s clock tower and spread throughout the town. For a full list of events and locations, click here. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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