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The fountain operates daily between 11.00 and 23.00.

*No fountain
– Before 14.00 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).

The fountain may be turned off for brief periods (see below, under "Events")*.

Events in Federal Square:

August – October

*19.08.2020, 7.00 – 18.00

Grosskundgebung der Schweizer Schausteller-Verbände

14.09.2020, all day
Harvest Festival, Alpabzug (cattle drive from the mountain pastures)


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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