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Helvetia - Fasnacht Festival


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A swiss celebration to drive Old Man Winter away. (Always held the Saturday before Ash Wednesday).


1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Open Mic, food, and beverages. Star Band (Red) Hall.

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Buffet - Greetings - Hutte Restaurant.

8:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Lampion (candlelight) parade - Star Band Hall to Community Hall.

8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Judging costumes - Prizes - Community Hall.

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Masked Ball - Community Hall.

12:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Burning Old man Winter - outside Community Hall.

1:00 a.m. -2:00 a.m. Open mic and fun - Star Band Hall. At 2:00 a.m., the Red Hall will close to all but those who are sleeping there.


Address: Helvetia Swiss Village

Phone: 304-924-6435
Our Website:www.helvetiawv.com

Come visit us in Helvetia, West Virginia

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