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When does that happen? Basel Tattoo instead of?

The Basel Tattoo 2024 will take place from July 19th to 27rd at the Kaserne area in Basel.

How long is the show and is there a break?
The show lasts about 2 hours. There is no break.
who performs on Basel Tattoo on?
occur annually on Basel Tattoo around 1 participants from all over the world. The program for that Basel Tattoo will be announced in early May.
Find that Basel Tattoo in any weather?

The Basel Tattoo takes place in any weather. It's an open air event. We ask the visitors to change their clothes according to the weather conditions (rain jacket, sun protection, sun hat). Umbrellas are not allowed during the show.

Rain ponchos can be bought at the entrance for CHF 2.00.

What can I take with me into the arena?
Visitors are expressly asked not to bring bags, rucksacks and larger handbags, helmets and containers of any kind Basel Tattoo take away Visitors are asked to limit themselves to bringing essential items such as mobile phones, keys and wallets with them. We reserve the right to carry out checks at the entrance.
When does admission start and how early do I have to be at the barracks?
The arena opens one hour before the show begins. The show starts on time, so we ask visitors to be there in good time. Admission after the show has started is only possible to a limited extent.
Can I film and take photos during the show?
Photos and film recordings for private purposes are permitted. However, flash units and tripods of any kind are prohibited. We also ask visitors not to disturb the other viewers while they are filming.


Where can I get tickets?

Tickets can be bought in Basel Tattoo Shop, at Ticketcorner or at Eventim. We would like to point out to ticket buyers that tickets should be bought from the official offices and not through providers such as Global Tickets or Vienna Ticket Office. These are not official ticket partners, they mostly offer overpriced tickets.

Are there any discounts?

AHV/IV discount recipients receive 10% in the early performances on both Saturdays and the Sunday performance. 

The following applies to children: 0-5 years free, 6-15 years 50% (valid in the early performances on the two Saturdays and on the Sunday performance).

Tickets for children can only be purchased by telephone Basel Tattoo Shop (+41 61 266 1000).  

i am in a wheelchair Am I able to Basel Tattoo also visit?
We have a limited number of wheelchair spaces. These are free and can only be obtained through the Basel Tattoo Shop (+41 61 266 1000). One accompanying person can be booked per wheelchair space (price for the accompanying person CHF 59.50).
What happens to my purchased tickets if this Basel Tattoo 2024 will be canceled?
The tickets would automatically transfer to the next Basel Tattoo rebooked.


When will she Basel Tattoo parade held?

The Basel Tattoo Parade takes place on Saturday, July 20, 2024, from 14.00 p.m. to approx. 16.00 p.m.

Where does the parade take place?

Parade route: To be announced in June 2024.

With which participants does the parade take place?

The list of participants will be published at the beginning of July.

Is admission free?

The Basel Tattoo Parade is free. By purchasing the parade badge on site, you support us so that we can continue to offer the parade without an admission ticket.


Where is the Piper's Lounge located?

The Piper's Lounge is located on the premises next to the Basel barracks. The exact location is signposted. A map of the location will be emailed to visitors with a lounge ticket shortly before the event.

When does the Piper's Lounge open?

The lounge opens at 19.45:17.45 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 19.15:XNUMX p.m. on Sunday and XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. Monday to Thursday.

Is there a dress code for the Piper's Lounge and the Skybox?

We ask visitors with a lounge or skybox ticket to register to visit the Basel Tattoo to dress elegantly.

Various other

I would like to Basel Tattoo sponsor. What should I do?

We have a Rescue fund set up. About the following Link can you support us.

I want at Basel Tattoo work. Are there any vacancies?

We currently have no vacancies. Should that change, we will publish this on our website. However, you are welcome to volunteer as a helper.


Where is the Basel Tattoo Arena?
The Basel Tattoo Arena is located on the barracks area in the middle of Kleinbasel, right on the Rhine. For non-residents, the arena can be easily reached by public transport or by car.
How can I get there by public transport?
Tram no.8 and 17 to the Kaserne stop Tram no.14 and 15 or bus no.31, 34 or 38 to the Claraplatz stop (then a 5-minute walk, the route is signposted)
How can I arrive by car?

Parking spaces are only available to a limited extent. We recommend parking in the Messe car park (Riehenstrasse 101, 4058 Basel). Parking tickets are available for CHF 15.00 in our webshop (Important: Parking tickets will no longer be sold 10 days before the premiere!). It's a 10-minute walk from the parking garage Basel Tattoo Sand.

Are there any special offers for the journey?

Various bus partners offer a package deal with travel and show tickets. Here you will find more information.


Where is Tatto Street located?

Tattoo Street is located on Kasernenstrasse and Klybeckstrasse. Around 15 stands offer a wide range of culinary delights.

When is the street open?

We will publish the opening times on our website in June.

What range of foods are there in the street?

The clubs in Tattoo Street offer an offer that changes every year. Detailed information will be published at the beginning of July.

Children's Day

When does he find Basel Tattoo children's day instead?

Children's Day will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2024, from 13.30 p.m. to 15.30:XNUMX p.m.

Where does Children's Day take place?

The Basel Tattoo Arena, the children can see the contributors of the Basel Tattoo to get to know.

Is admission free?

Entry for the Basel Tattoo Children's Day is free.


I am a hotel and would like a package with the Basel Tattoo write out. What should I do?

Hotel offers are generally available through Basel Tourism. But if you would like a direct cooperation, you can contact contact us and we will look at a possible cooperation.

I am a company and would like to cooperate with them Basel Tattoo start. What should I do?

Write to us what your ideas are and we will examine a possible cooperation with you.

Basel Tattoo Club

What is the Basel Tattoo clubs?

The Basel Tattoo Club is a kind of fan club. The independent association offers its members various advantages. Read the details here

I want dem Basel Tattoo join club What should I do?

About our Registration Form can you do that Basel Tattoo join club


I want at Basel Tattoo help along. Where do I have to report?

We are pleased that you are the Basel Tattoo want to join family. Get in touch via email ( or by calling us (+41 61 266 1000).

What do I get as a helper?

Helpers enjoy the Basel Tattoo a unique time. You experience the event up close, get to know the participants from all over the world and get priceless insights behind the scenes. In autumn there is also a big thank you party for all the helpers.

What do I have to bring with me to become a helper?

We have very different positions that need to be filled. Are you very communicative? Then the ticket control or usher would be a good job for you. Do you like to work physically? Then we could use you in logistics. Do you have experience in gastronomy? Then we look forward to using you as a lounge helper. You are welcome to contact us and we will find the right place for you.