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Federal Square

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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:

20.09.2021, all day
Harvest festival 2021

02.10.2021, 13.30 - 18.00 
Für ein freies und würdiges Leben für alle

09.10. – 10.10.2021, all day
40th Bern Grand Prix

16.10 – 20.11.2021, all day
Rendez-vous Bundesplatz

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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