What’s On: Geneva and neighbouring Vaud this November

Take advantage of the next few weekends with our up-to-date guide, with all websites attached in the titles.


FESTIVAL OF THE DAY OF THE DEAD, November 2 at 6.00pm

Don’t miss out on this years Day of the Dead celebration; an explosion of colour and life. The popular Mexican restaurant, El Catrín, is hosting a party with food, drinks and music. Be a part of this celebration and come dress like a Mexican Catrina or Catrín. Prizes for best dressed.

Address: 7-9 Rue Richemont, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland

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GENEVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Friday 2nd to the 10th of November

Geneva’s International Film Festival (GIFF) is screening a rich programme full of films from all around the world, of all genres. Offering a total of 164 films in Swiss, European, international and world premiere, 34 of which include immersive projects. Great for film buffs or aspiring directors and cinematographers! 

Address: Maison Communale de Plainpalais (Pitoëff) 52 Rue de Carouge


NIGHT CLIMBING AT PARC AVENTURE,  3rd and 4th November 19h – 23h

Don’t miss this year’s Treetop Adventure Park Halloween night climb. The grounds are dressed with pumpkins, spiders webs … and vampires. The climbing starts at 19h and goes until 23h. Come dressed up as all ghouls will receive headlamps, and appropriate gear, to creep your way through the trees in the dark! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Book in advance as the number of places is limited and it is sure to be popular!

Address: Parc Aventure Genève. Centre sportif des Evaux; Chemin Francois Chavaz 110 1213 Onex

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If you love Autumn and all its glorious colours, immerse yourself in fields of orange, terracotta, turmeric yellow and paprika. Come pumpkin picking at La Fraisière farm in Meyrin this weekend, pick yourself enough for pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, roasted squash….Or for some IGCSE coursework prep sheets!!

Address: La Caverne d’Ali Baba, Rue du Grand-Bureau 26, 1227 Les Acacias


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