Swiss Wine Festival Information

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Grand Festival Parade

  The Swiss Wine Festival is gearing up for a great 2021 event — highlighted again by the parade on Saturday morning.

  The Grand Festival Parade will be held during the Swiss Wine Festival on Saturday, August 28th at 10 a.m. Applications are available at the Swiss Wine Festival office, Visitors Center; or at First Financial Bank in Vevay. Applications are also available on the festival’s website: www.swisswinefestival.org.

  Awards will be given in the following categories: President’s Award; Heritage Award; Young Ambassadors Award; ‘Just for Fun’ Award; Klippity-Klop Award; and the Golden Oldie Award.

  Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Edelweiss Princess will

be crowned August 26th

  The 2021 Edelweiss Princess Pageant will be held at 8:15 p.m. on the opening night of the Swiss Wine Festival — Thursday, August 26th. The pageant will be held on the Main Stage at the Paul Ogle Riverfront Park.

  Learn interview shills, poise, build or strengthen self confidence and the chance of winning the crown and title of the 2021 Edelweiss Princess.

  A total of $3,750 will be awarded in scholarship money to the top four winners. The winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship. The first runner up will receive a $1,000 scholarship, the second runner up will receive a $500 scholarship; and the third runner up will receive a $500 scholarship.

  Each participant will receive $20 in festival bucks after completion of duties are fulfilled including the three hours of volunteer service.

  This year’s pageant and crowning will take place during the 2021 Swiss Wine Festival on opening night.

  The Princess Pageant is open to residents of Switzerland County not less than 17 years of age or more than 22 years of age on August 26th, 2021. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to sponsor a contestant for this scholarship pageant. The sponsorship fee is $50.

  Applications may be picked up at the Visitors Center at 128 West Main Street, the Switzerland County High School or the Swiss Wine Festival office. Deadline to turn in application is August 14th or when the first 12 applications have been accepted.

  For questions or additional information, please call: Kate Collier at (812) 599-6885.

Edelweiss Teen Princess pageant is August 26th

  The 2021 Edelweiss Teen Princess Pageant will kick off the 49th Swiss Wine Festival on Thursday, August 26th. The pageant will be held on the Main Stage of the festival, and will begin at 7:45 p.m.

  The pageant is open to residents of Switzerland County not less than 14 years of age or more than 16 years of age on August 26th, 2021. The pageant is limited to 12 girls.

  Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to sponsor a contestant for this pageant. The sponsorship fee is $35.

  Applications may  be picked up the Visitors Center at 128 West Main Street, the Switzerland County High School, the Switzerland County Middle School or the Swiss Wine Festival office. Deadline to turn in application is August 15th or when the first 12 applications have  been accepted.

  For questions or additional information, please call Katie Collier at (812) 599-6885.