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The fountain operates daily between
11 am and 11 pm.*

*No fountain 
– Before 2 pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays (market days).
– During certain events and for maintenance work.
– For certain major events requiring installation and dismantling work. This may include the day before and after the event concerned.
– In case of winter temperatures.
– During the winter shutdown (1st November until the start of spring).

Short-term closures of the fountain
No changes at this time.

Events in Federal Square:
July – September

19.08.2018, 10 am to 11.45 am
Religious service offered by various free churches in Bern

25.08.2018, 5 am – 11.30 pm
Open-air classical music concert / Bern Symphony Orchestra 

31.08.2018, 10 am to 8 pm
Festival of the mountain regions - 75 years of the SAB, the Swiss Centre for Mountain Regions

09.09.2018, 10 am to 9 pm
Race for Life

17.09.2018, 10 am to 6 pm
20th Harvest festival on Federal Square

23.09.2017, 11 am to 6 pm
Surprise Swiss Street Football Championships

No liability accepted for accuracy of listings.

The Construction Department of the City of Bern will be pleased to supply information.

Tiefbauamt der Stadt Bern
Bundesgasse 38
3001 Bern
+41 31 321 64 75   (German)

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