The Ohio Swiss Festival

Every fall since 1953, downtown Sugarcreek, Ohio transforms into a lively Swiss village, celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Switzerland. From wine and cheese samplings to races, contests, and parades, the Swiss Festival offers something for everyone. Sponsored by the Ohio Swiss Cheese Association, Sugarcreek Business Association, and the Village of Sugarcreek, this year’s festival takes place September 29-30, with events starting on the 27th.

There’s music, food, and entertainment each day of the festival, and parking can be found invarious locations downtown.

Swiss Festival Dates

The Swiss Festival is held the 4th weekend after labor day each year.

2017: September 29-30
2018: September 28-29

What we do

Festival Schedule + Map

View the entire festival schedule and map.


Check out all of the events that will be happening during the swiss festival!


Download the registration forms for the Swiss Miss Contest, Steinstossen, Grand Parade and more.