Floats, Entertainment and The Balls
All day long, drummers and pipers, either in groups or alone, roam the streets of Basel, constantly playing their tunes.
The next day belongs to the floats, each with a different theme, often political, and in the evening satiric performances, called ‘Schnitzelbänk’ entertain the visitors.
Further events are the lantern exhibitions, a Fasnacht for children and balls.
One of the best balls is held in Basel´s oldest 5-star hotel Les Trois Rois, located on the Rhine with a huge terrace overlooking the water.
There are a lot of other events during the three days.
Balls, parties, Schnitzelbänk performances etc., where the spectators can let their hair down.
During the ‘Morgestraich’ and the parade, the stage belongs to the cliques.