What’s On In and Around Zurich into October 2014

What’s On In and Around Zurich into October 2014

Pumpkin Race at Seegräben near Zurich

Photo © Jucker Farm

Pumpkin Boat Race at the Jucker Farm Saturday 27th September  – it’s pumpkin time at the Jucker Farm and don’t miss this free fun event! See here for full details.

Zurich Film Festival  – is taking place from 25th September to 5th October celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary. Amongst other stars coming to Zurich for the event, there will be Liam Neeson, Cate Blanchett, Diane Keaton and Antonio Banderas. There will be a kids’ film programme too this year and lots of exciting events. Read more here.

Freestyle.ch is in Zurich on 27th and 28th September. Enjoy the thrills and spills of the freestyle sports enacted right in the centre of Zurich.  See here for all the details.

Freestyle.ch © Geoff Pegler

Photo © Geoff Pegler

Slow Up 28th September from 10am – 5pm- the Slow Up event from Meilen through to Rapperswil (and beyond) has to be one of our favourite activities. Hopefully they will have finished some more of the roadworks before it starts. It takes place from 10am – 5pm. For more information please see here.

British Artist Dan MacGregor  – Dan’s exhibition “Leaving Lines” is on at the Sheraton Hotel in Zurich from now. For more information please see here.

The Cows are coming down the Mountains – it’s the time of year that the cows come down the mountains in Switzerland after the Summer in the pastures up on high. Why not go along and see one of the Alpabfahrts? Read here for more information

Moods at Schiffbau Open Day – on Saturday 27th September from 3pm – 8pm will be laying on a program of music, dance, workshops and more. Entry is free so why not go along and take a look? For more information (in German) please see here. 

Oktoberfest in Zurich – we’re gearing up for Oktoberfest in Zurich so take a look at this article to find two great locations in Zurich to join in the fun. Please see here.

Züri-Wiesn Oktoberfest

Photo © Züri-Wiesn

Züspa – is on at the Messe in Oerlikon, Zurich from the 26th September – 5th October. Lots of food and drink stalls, and everything you can think of to buy from furniture to clothes and lots more. They even have outdoor enclosures with farm animals! A great day out for all the family. For more information and to buy tickets please go to the website.

Cashmere for a cause – in Zumikon, October 2nd, 3rd and 4th, a private sale of beautiful high-end cashmere : women & men sweaters, scarves, shawls, ponchos, chapkas and more … 100% of profits go towards the education of orphans in China, a cause that the organizer was directly involved with during her time in Shanghai. For more information, please go to www.luxe4education.com or email marie@luxe4education.com 

Half price tickets! Gourmesse Gourmet Food Festival – takes place on 10th – 13th October at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Print off your very own half price entry ticket direct from this article. See here for the link.

Gourmesse 2014

Fashion Hotel at the 25 Hours Hotel – on 10th to 12th October the hotel 25 Hours will be hosting a weekend full of fashion with with fashion shows, pop-up-stores, bars DJs and lots of fun. For more information see here

Kazu Hugler’s “Super Sale” – take a look at some of the great designs by Swiss / Japanese designer KAZU at her premises in Neptunstrasse 2 in Zurich 8032. She is holding a special sale on Thursday 2nd October and Friday 3rd October from 12 noon  – 8pm, and Saturday 4th October from 10am – 5pm. For more information please see here

Art International Zurich Exhibition – takes place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on 17th, 18th and 19th October with a Vernissage on the evening of Thursday 16th. NewInZurich has 30 double tickets for all 3 days of the event including the vernissage, available for a prize draw. Simply email newinzurich(at)gmail.com with your name, contact number and the word Art in the subject line. For more information see here.

Painting by FLOW at Art International

Photo © FLOW at Art International

Grand Cinema Switzerland – exhibition at the Landesmuseum until 19th October all about Swiss films. It takes an in-depth look at  changes to Swiss values and the Swiss way of life as seen through Swiss films dating back to the 1920s. You can see the films in ten specially built museum cinemas. Find out what “Switzerland” and “being Swiss” really mean. For more information see here,

EWZ Stattkino in Zurich – is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary with a great line up of films including many English language films – all with original soundtrack!  The “best of” program is running from 13th – 26th October. If you’ve never been before check out what’s on offer as there’s much more than just films! Have fun and see here for more information.

MBA Fair in Zurich – thinking of studying for an MBA? Get all the answers you’re looking for at the MBA Fair in Zurich taking place on 20th and 21st October in Zurich. For more information see here.

MB Fashion Days – Mercedes Benz Fashion Days fashion event will be taking place from 12th – 15th November. For more information please see here.

Healthy Eating in Zurich – check out Daniela’s guide to her top 7 healthy eating restaurants in Zurich. See here.

Hiking – Autumn is a great time of year for hiking before the snow sets in. For a selection of hiking ideas please see here.

Sunset on lake Zurich

Photo © NewInZurich

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