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Federal Square

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The fountain is in operation.

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
  • During the winter shutdown (1st November until the start of spring)
  • Furthermore, the fountain will not be in operation on 09.07.2022 (13.30 – 20.00).

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

Events in Federal Square:


  • 05. - 07.10.2022, whole day: Film Shooting «Bon Schuur Ticino» 
  • 09.10.2022, 18.30 - 21.15: Film about the company «Protection and Rescue Berne»
  • 17.10.2022, whole day
  • 18.10.2022 – 30.10.2022, 18:00 – 23:00: «Rendezvous» in Federal Square


The fountain will go on winter break from 1 November.

  • It will start running again in spring 2023.


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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