• Schwarznasenschafe unter dem Matterhorn

Shepherd festival

08.09.2017 – 10.09.2017

Every year the shepherds of Zermatt celebrate the traditional Shepherd's Festival. This year the festival takes place the weekend from 8th to 10th September 2017. The shepherds will choose the most beautiful sheep: the Miss Zermatt.


Friday, 8.9.2017
From 9 am to 1 pm the Julen black nose sheep are washed and prepared for the festival. Come and have a look at the sheep washing. The next day, the most beautiful sheep is chosen.
Location: sheepfold in the Aermietten

Saturday, 9.9.2017
2 pm award of the Miss Zermatt
Location: Schweigmatten at Furi

Sunday, 10.9.2017 - Official shepherd festival
11 am open air sermon
Festivities during all day with Swiss country music, raclette and barbecue
Location: Schweigmatten at Furi

You are warmly welcome!