Festivities begin Wednesday, September 26th, with food, rides, and other events taking place. Beginning on Thursday, September 27th at 9 p.m. will be the crowning of the Swiss Festival Queen and Grand Champion Cheese Maker at the Midway Pavilion.
|Main Street in Sugarcreek, Ohio|
On Friday at 2 p.m. the Kiddie Parade will make its way down Main Street. Come watch all of the costumes, pets, creativity and fun displayed here. There will also be the Steintossen at 7:30 p.m. (Steintossen means stone throwing). This event is historic to the Alps, where men and women see how far they can throw these heavy stones.
On Saturday, the Steintossen continues at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. There will be a Yodeling Contest and a Swiss Costume Contest in the morning at 11:30 a.m. "Le Grande Parade" is a don't-miss event and will begin on Main Street at 2 p.m.
|French Country Room Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast|
The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast is 15 miles west of Sugarcreek, near Berlin and Millersburg, and has rooms available for Friday and Saturday evening. Come enjoy breakfast in the morning and then make your way through Amish Country to this unique festival.
Submitted by Loretta Coblentz
September 24, 2012