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A funfair where all Payerne from the outside and from here meet together in Friendship and Brotherhood.

Drawing Payerne
Drawing Payerne. © Sabrina Salzano
  • Place
    • Payerne

The traditional shooting competition takes place over four days with a programme of shots and fairground attractions. As every year, more than 500 shooters from Payerne and elsewhere compete on Saturdays against each other on the manual targets of the Vernex Stand.

Opening hours
Opening hours
  • From 19 Aug 2023 to 21 Aug 2023
  • From 17 Aug 2024 to 19 Aug 2024
Good to know
Good to know
    • Free event
    • In 2021, the funfair on the Place des Tireurs and the youth festival at the Casino Stand will only be accessible to people with a Covid-19 certificate. A quick test to obtain a Covid-19 certificate free of charge will be available within 15 minutes at the entrance to the event. The processions planned in the streets of Payerne are unfortunately cancelled this year.
    • Carousel:
    • On the Shooters' Square
    • Free on Monday after the children's procession
    • Restauration :
    • Snacks along Avenue de la Promenade and Avenue du Stade
    • Bar and cellar in the Casino Stand
    • Access :
    • By public transport:
    • Trains from Estavayer-le-Lac, Fribourg, Murten, Lausanne (10 minutes walk from the train station)
    • By car:
    • Parking at the Place Général-Guisan (5 minutes by foot): free 1h30 then CHF 1.50.-/hour
    • Parking on the Place de la Concorde (10 minutes by foot): free 1h30 then CHF 1.50.-/hour
    • Parking Guillermaux (10 minutes by foot): free 1h30 then CHF 1.50.-/hour
Links & PDFs
Links & PDFs

Festivity, Festival | For a weekend, the medieval town of Estavayer-le-Lac becomes the largest open-air playground! An entire weekend devoted to fun and discovery awaits players from 3 to 13 years old.