Christmas & New Year Shopping Hours in Zurich

Lucie lights in Bahnhofstrasse Zurich

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Christmas & New Year Shopping Hours in Zurich

Updated For 2015 / 2016

If you are looking to do a spot of shopping in Zurich over the festive season please check the Shopping information below.

Christmas Opening Times 2015:

Christmas Eve, Thursday 24th December: Shops open but many close at 4pm or even mid-day so check first

Christmas Day, Friday 25th December: Closed

Boxing Day, Saturday 26th December: Closed

Sunday 27th December – all shops are closed except (unbelievably!) Glattzentrum is open from 10am – 6pm. Glatt is also open exceptionally on Sunday 10th January.

New Year Opening Times 2016:

New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31st December:  9am – 5pm (some smaller shops may close earlier)

New Year’s Day, Friday 1st January 2016: Closed for Bank Holiday

Friday 2nd January 2016: 9am – 8pm

January 2nd is officially a holiday in Zurich, however, many shops will be open until 8pm for the first shopping day of the year. To see which shops are open on 2nd January 2016 please click here.

The good news is that when the shops re-open the sales will be in full flow! So enjoy and maybe grab a bargain or two.

Where To shop When the Main Shops are Closed:

Of course if you do need the shops over the festive holidays you can always go to Shopville at Zurich Hauptbahnhof railway station which is open 365 days a year – see here.

Or Stadelhofen Railway station shops which are also open every day – see here.

Or of course Zurich Airport which is also open 365 days a year – see here.

All of the above are open from early till late but please click on the individual links to get the latest information.

Christmas in Zurich

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Enjoy the holidays and happy shopping!



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