Tuesday morning is relatively quiet. Many of the participants will still be feeling the effects of Monday’s celebrations and therefore the processions and activities tend to begin a bit later. However, a few groups can be seen marching in the street.
On Tuesday several participants wear their favorite costume, whilst others wear their ‘Tuesday costume’. Usually on Tuesday’s many of the groups you will see are composed of families and friends. In the smaller groups you will see pipers and drummers. These groups tend to take to the streets of the old city.
In some cases groups taking part on Tuesday can be made up of different CliquesCliques
Cliques refer to the bigger groups which include drummers and flutists.. Many of these groups create their own costumes and give themselves and a group name and from year to year they take to the streets on Tuesday.
Groups without instruments
You will always come upon groups on Tuesday that do not play any instruments. Instead they take part in other activities. However, these groups are the exception, not the rule.
Gugge Music groups
On the Tuesday ‘Gugge MusicGugge Music
Brass and percussion carnival band or music. Originally cacophonous, nowadays more harmonious.’ groups usually march with their group. Most of them wear a costume that is made especially for the Fasnacht Tuesday. This costume is usually custom made and will remain unchanged for years. The costumes tend to look the same for all members of a ‘Gugge Music’ band. Fasnacht Tuesday is also the day that ‘Gugge Music’ groups march with their friends and most importantly their children.