National Day Picnic

Lausanne à Table organizes its emblematic August 1st picnic in one of the most beautiful parks in Lausanne : the Esplanade de Montbenon.

There will be a local market, with carefully selected local artisans and first grade quality products, allowing you to create or complement your picnic and to savor it, feet in the grass, facing the lake Léman. Deckchairs, umbrellas and barbecues will be made available. As always, children’a animations with the traditional lannterns’ workshop and other tasty surprises.

Taste the novelty of this evening’s edition : spit rotisserie proposed by the Brasserie de Montbenon team and the Chalet-des-Enfants.

Present stands :

Bidlingmeyer bakery
Court Circuit
Ferme de Praz-Romond
La Cahute
Pierre Schaer, professional fisherman
Tacos du terroir by Boris Spicher

Activities program :

11 am to 2 pm : Workshop about senses with Cannelle Rebelle
An activity prepared to challenge your senses… Will you be able to recognize all the food ?

11 am to 2 pm : Flour production with Yvan Schneider
From the seeds, you will learn how they become flour !

2 pm to 5 pm : Tart making with Farmy
Choose your favourite fruits and bake a wonderful tart !

11 am to 5 pm : Games with Ludothèque Pinocchio
A selection of games to spend a fun moment !

11 am to 5 pm : Paper lanterns with Bulles d’air
Decorate your paper lantern according to your wishes !

Crédit photos | Lausanne à Table, Elise Heuberger


Thursday August 1st


picnic : 11 am to 11 pm
spit rotisserie : 7 pm

Free entry

free children’s animations


Esplanade de Montbenon
Allée Ernest-Ansermet

TL : St François (bus), Flon (M2, bus), Vigie (M1)

Cancelled in the event of rain

Crédit photos | Lausanne à Table, Elise Heuberger
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