Festival information

Opening hours

6 pm

5 pm


  • 10 am – 1 pm brunch
  • Free entry until 4.30 pm
  • from 5 pm entry only with ticket

Festival grounds

Getting here

Schmitten (FR) is easily reachable by train from Berne or Fribourg. The festival grounds is a ten minutes’ walk away from the train station.
Once you exit the highway in Flamatt or Düdingen, directions to the festival grounds are given. Please follow the signs.
The so called „Promille Taxi“ will make sure to bring you home safely. THU: 11 pm – 3 am / FRI: 11 pm – 4 pm / SAT: 11 pm – 4 pm
The moonliner will take you to Fribourg and Berne from the bus stop „Schmitten Dorf“ on Friday and Saturday night.

Camping area

The Schmittner Openair provides a camping area.

  • Opens on Thursday at 5pm.
  • Showers are available on Friday and Saturday morning.

Car park

Parking spaces are available within approx. 5-10 minutes walking distance to the festival grounds.

Please note that there is only a limited amount of parking spaces available. For this and environmental reasons we kindly ask you to take public transportation whenever possible.


  • Festival grounds are accessible for wheelchairs
  • We reserve the right to check ID’s and to confiscate dangerous goods
  • All beverages brought in from outside will be confiscated (except 1,5 l PET without alcohol)
  • Admission of people under the age of 15 to the festival grounds only in company of an adult
  • Open fires as well as camping stoves are not permitted on the festival grounds
  • Animals are not permitted on the festival grounds
  • It is the participants own responsibility to arrange their insurance cover
  • Cameras and Camcorders are not permitted on the festival grounds (Except for Media and official Photographers of the Schmittner Openair 2019)
  • Please find further information in our Terms and Conditions.

Participants & Sponsors

Participating Associations & Organisations

We want to thank all participating associations and organisations for their valuable commitment! Merci füu mau!


We want to thank our sponsors for their support! Merci füu mau!

Agglomeration Freiburg / Amt für Kultur Kanton Freiburg / Appenzeller Bier / Atec Personal AG /  AXA Winterthur, Generalagentur Düdingen / Bernaflor / Big Pet AG / Boschung Joseph und Hildy / Boschung Küchen AG / cbfotografie – Christian Baeriswyl / Clientis Sparkasse Sense / Crottet AG / Dr. Peter Johannes Lichtenberg / Eltschinger Spezialtiefbau GmbH / esh Gerüste AG /  Fibor AG, Treuhand / Garage Julmy / Garage Schöpfer AG / Gartenbau Rappo AG /  Gauch Cave des Rochers AG / Gemeinde Bösingen / Gemeinde Schmitten / Gempeler Ulrich GmbH /  GeoPlanIng AG / Gestina SA, Liegenschaftsverwaltung / Gilgen Door System AG / H&R Tschiemer / Jörg & Co Metallbau AG / Käserei Chees-Lade Lanthen, Markus Sturny / Kreuz Schmitten Restaurant Hotel / Küffer AG / Lehmann AG / Loterie Romande / / nexam IT AG / Otto’s AG / Papillon /  Para Travel GmbH / Poffet Patrik Gartenbau GmbH / Radio Freiburg / Radio Kaiseregg / Radio RaBe / Rudaz-Sport GmbH / Ruth’s Coiffeurstube / Siegenthaler AG, Küchen und Haushaltgeräte / Sportello Gauch Max / Swiss Cup Service GmbH / Trans-Auto AG / Vonlanthen Holzbau AG / wpbaumanagement GmbH / Zagidrön AG / Zosso GmbH, Malergeschäft / Zumwald Bauunternehmung AG