Act of state
Offical act of state
Music and entertainment
Mountain fires and torch-lit procession
Arriving by car
Arriving by bike
History of the national holiday
Accommodation & offers
Last-minute hotel bookings
Sights in Vaduz
Did you know that...
Liechtenstein first celebrated its national holiday on 15 August 1940?
the 2013 firework display will be choreographed by Armin Lukasser, who has finished second on three separate occasions at the World Fireworks Championships?
in 2003 the firework display had to be cancelled due to a prolonged period of dry weather?
you can use public transport for free on the national holiday?
34 clubs and associations from Liechtenstein and the surrounding region will be represented at the national holiday?
admission to the National Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Postage Stamp Museum is free on the national holiday?
the tradition of lighting fires on mountain peaks dates back to 1938?
in 1990 a law was passed making 15 August the official national holiday in Liechtenstein?
since 1990 the act of state that opens the national holiday has taken place on the lawn next to Vaduz Castle?
the tune of the Liechtenstein national anthem originally comes from England?
families in Liechtenstein are asked to hang flags from their houses on the national holiday in order to preserve a long tradition?
The National Holiday of Liechtenstein takes place on 15th August 2016.