What’s On in and Around Zurich mid to end November

Christmas Market Hauptbahnhof Zurich  Caitlin Krause

Photo © Caitlin Krause

What’s On in and Around Zurich mid to end November

Lucy Christmas lights in ZurichPhoto © Caitlin Krause

Photo © Caitlin Krause

It’s official! Zurich is ready for Christmas. The “Lucy” lights are shining brightly in Bahnhofstrasse and the glittering Swarovski tree is standing proudly at the Christmas Market at the station. Check out what’s on in Zurich in the run up to Christmas and read our Guide to Swiss Christmas Markets (below) too!  Take a look here:

Blickfang 2014 – design, style fashion and more – takes place at Kongresshaus in Zurich on 21st, 22nd and 23rd November. For more information see here.

20% off Selected Tickets to “Slava’s Snowshow” at Theater 11 – use code VIP14SS to get 20% off selected tickets to the show featuring the famous clown from Cirque du Soleil’s “Alegria”. A great outing for children! Until 23rd NovemberSee here for details and a preview video snippet.

OKVO Autumn Concerts in Zurich  – Saturday 22nd November at 8pm at the Französische Kirche, Schanzengasse 25, 8001 Zürich and on Sunday 23rd November at 6.30pm at St. Peter’s Church in Peterhofstatt, 8001 Zürich. No entrance but charge just a collection. For more information see here.

Robin Hood at Zurich Opera House –  workshops on various dates about Robin Hood for 7 – 12 year olds. See here for information.

20% off Selected tickets to The Definitive Rat Pack – get discounted tickets to see The Definitive Rat Pack which is on at the Maag Halle in Zurich until 30th November. For more information please see here.

The first Swiss Salon du Champagne – takes place in Geneva on 22nd November – taste from over 100 champagnes! See here.

Singing Christmas Tree and Market © Caitlin Krause

Photo © Caitlin Krause

Your Guide to Christmas Markets in Switzerland – have a Glühwein, do some shopping or meet up with friends. For more information on Christmas Markets in Zurich and Switzerland see here.

Your Guide to Christmas Events in Zurich –  don’t miss out on the fun! See here for details.

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Fork & Bottle – on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th November. See here for details.

The tonhalleLATE – takes place next on the 28th November. A great combination of Classical and modern music. Read here for more information.

ICS PA Christmas Market – takes place on Thursday 4th December from 2pm – 6pm at the Gemeindesaal in Zumikon. Present ideas, fun and festivities – don’t miss!

Cashmere Sale in Zurich – don’t miss the opportunity to buy some great cashmere presents for Christmas and at the same time help a great cause. The next cashmere sale is on 4th, 5th and 6th December in Zumikon. For more information see here.

American Women’s Club Winter Wonderland Christmas and Holiday Market – Saturday, December 6th 10 am – 5pm at The Clubhouse – Schöntalstrasse 8, 8004 Zürich. Free Entry. Meet Santa 10 CHF members per family / 15 CHF nonmember per family. Also Thanksgiving celebration on 27th November. For more information see the website.

Winter Wonder Fest in Zurich – for children aged 3-12 a fun-filled action packed day in the woods on Saturday 13th December in Langnau am Albis from 1-4pm. CHF 40 per child including all materials and food and drink. For more information or to book please click here. 

Festive Christmas Painting Workshop by Simply Paint – for children 6 – 10 year in a variety of locations on 30th November and 3rd, 6th and 13th December. For more information see here.

Duty Free Shopping at Zurich Airport for non flyers – to celebrate its 10th anniversary, on Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November and also 13th and 14th December non flyers will be able to purchase from the Zurich Airport Duty Free from 6 am until 10 pm. You should register in advance on the airport’s website .

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

No Excuses Zurich – Christmas is very close! Get the body or fitness level you’ve always wanted with the help of Jayne from No Excuses. Classes suitable for all fitness levels, all ages. Read here for more details.

Articles you may have missed:

Züri Carneval and Late Night Fashion Shopping – see here.

The Cuisine of Switzerland Canton by Canton – 26 bites of Switzerland. See here.

Highlights of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Days in Zurich on our Pinterest Board here.

World Record Breaking Swiss Pumpkin – read all about the biggest pumpkin in the world which was grown in Switzerland not far from Zurich by Swiss farmer Beni Meier.  See here for details.

Visiting London? Read all about the top places to visit courtesy of DASH magazine editor NoéMie Schwaller. See here.

Fancy cooking? – here is an easy pumpkin soup recipe and a Fondue recipe.


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