Apr 28, 2023May 07, 2023
Canton Bern, Bern
Various prices

Switzerland’s most diverse social event, BEA, is back this year from April 28 until May 7 in Bern!

A stunning spring event

The BEA brings in around 300.000 visitors to Switzerland's de-facto capital and offers over 1.000 exhibitions, 600 animals, and 60 food venues. Due to the variety provided at the BEA, it is a great event for adults and children. The BEA has a wide selection of subject areas for visitors to enjoy which include:

  • Traditional Exhibition Area
  • Horses
  • BeActive
  • Be Happy
  • Pleasure and Tradition
  • Green Centre
  • Animals
  • Gastro and Nightlife 
  • Delicatessen and Delicatessen

In the traditional exhibition area, you can explore a huge selection of products from all around Switzerland. The Horse exhibit is perfect for experienced riders and beginners to learn of the newest trends in horse riding. The BeActive is packed with sports, games, and overall fun with various challenges for all ages. The Be Happy section lets visitors recharge and their creativity flow and immerse themselves in fascinating worlds.

The Pleasure and Tradition subject area caters to regional specialities within Switzerland, allowing visitors to experience all kinds of food and art. The Green Centre furthers the culinary journey with bakeries, restaurants, and finger foods. The Animals section has impressive cows, pigs, and many more four-legged friends. The Gastro and Nightlife area is great for those who enjoy music, dancing, and drinks.

Lastly, the Delicatessen and Delicatessen specialises in fresh spreads, aromatic coffee, and unique olive oils. Alongside these, the BEA also provides talks shows that display information, concerts that evoke emotion, and gastronomy that spoils everyone.

Plan your visit today

Check the Bern tourism website for more information on the event.