Paléo Festival

nyon, ville de festivals


2nd - 5th march 2023

Les Hivernales Festival  is 4 days of concerts to discover current music in the city of Nyon. It features 13 stages, 12 of which are free of charge with more than 30 Swiss and international artists


Visions du REeL


Created in 1969, Visions du Réel is the only documentary film festival in Switzerland and one of the most important in the world. Its diverse program of films and themes brings together in Nyon a large public, film lovers and professionals in a joyful and festive atmosphere that allows them to share and (re)discover the cinema of reality.


21th - 30th april 2023

7th - 11th june 2023

Launched in 1990 by a group of friends, the festival takes place every year at the Port of Crans-près-Céligny, in an idyllic setting on the shores of Lake Geneva. Fully run by volunteers, the Caribana welcomes more than 30,000 spectators over 5 days at the beginning of June.
Experience the smallest of the big festivals!


Rive Jazzy

The Rive Jazzy Festival is one of the most beautiful treasures of Nyon!
The concept is to animate the magnificent district of the riverbank during 5 consecutive weeks by free concerts of Jazz in all its forms on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.


29Th june – 6th August

Paléo festival

17th – 23D July 2023

In 45 years, the Paléo Festival in Nyon has become the biggest festival in Switzerland, without losing its warmth, or sense of fun. One of the biggest open air events in Europe, it covers an area of 84 hectares, with 7 stages, more than 200 stalls and over fifty bars.
Every year in spring, when the Paléo programme is revealed, medias and regular festival goers get excited. Tickets achieve record sales, with precious admissions selling out in just a few minutes.


During the months of August you may explore theatre, dance and other forms of artistic expression at the far° Festival. Attentive to the most original contemporary aesthetics, the far° has maintained a Swiss and international programming since its inception.

10th - 19th August 2023

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