What’s On in Zurich mid January Onwards

What’s On in Zurich mid January Onwards

Hotel Storchen by night

Photo © NewInZurich

Mamalicious Market Küsnacht – 17th and 18th January

the next Mamalicious Market for kids, baby goods and more takes place on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th January at the HesliHalle in Küsnacht from 10am to 5pm. Designer brands, top children’s wear (0 – 14 years), toys and maternity wear all under one roof with 50% discount! Parking available. More info here.

What's on in Zurich mid January onwards

Wine Lovers Apéro at the International Beer Bar plus CONTEST for 2 free tickets

informal wine tasting from 7 – 9pm on Wednesday 21st January at the newly opened International Beer Bar in Zurich. Open bar tasting of 6 wines from the Wiine.Me collection and nibbles for just 30 chf. You can purchase tickets here.

***Enter our contest for 2 free tickets for the Wine Lover’s Apéro by emailing newinzurich@gmail.com with your name, mobile number and the word WINE in the subject line!*** Winners will be announced Tuesday 20th January at 9pm.

Mercedes Benz CSI International Show Jumping Event 23rd – 25th Jan

this prestigious show jumping tournament takes place at the Hallenstadion from 23rd – 25th January. To see the full program and get tickets please see here.

GreenLamp Presentation and Charity Lunch – Monday 26th January

at 11:45 am at the Hotel Schweizerhof, Bahnhofplatz 7, Zürich. Supporting the commendable work of Green Lamp charity. For details please see here. If you would like to attend the lunch and presentation please email kathleenh@greenlamp.ch 

The Global Enviromental Society’s Green Drinks  Monday 26th January

from 6.30pm onwards at the back of ChaChã! Talstrasse 61, 8001 Zürich. No entrance fee and feel free to bring guests. Please register here or email team@globalenvironmentalsociety.net

Straw Exhibition (Strohwelten) at the Jucker Farm 4th Jan – beginning May

well known for their pumpkin exhibitions, the Jucker Farm have now branched out into sculptures and statues made of straw. Why not take a trip to the straw exhibition at the Bächlifhof in Rapperswil Jona and see for yourself. It’s free! More information here.

Best of Rock the Ballet – 20th Jan to 1st February

at the Maag Halle from 20th January till 1st February – amazing dancing and moves from the “bad boys of dance”. Get 20% off selected tickets with our special code. See here.

Best of Rock the Ballet

Expatriart Art Sale in Kilchberg – 21st & 22nd January

approachable art at affordable prices. From 9am – 4pm on 21st and 22nd January at Böndlerstrasse 44, 8802 Kilchberg. For more information see here or call 079 3783733.

Winter Woodland Party 7th February

Winter party with Grow House Forest School for kids from 1- 4pm on 7th February. For details and to register please see here.

Art on Ice 5th – 8th February

ice skating of the highest level coupled with live music from Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc Sway. Read here for more.


Photo © Geoff Pegler

Iglu Festival 28th Feb – 1st March

Ever fancied staying overnight in an iglu? How about building one too? Build and stay in your own iglu at the Iglu Festival on 28th February to 1st March. See here for details.

Picture Ballot! Monolithic Water – till March 15th

exhibition about “water in art” is on at the Kunsthaus Zurich until 15th March. For more information see here.

Archaeology Treasures of the Swiss National Museum

on show at until the end of 2015. See here for details.

Best Places to go Ice Skating in Zurich

the snow has been a little wanting of late, but there is plenty of ice on the rinks. Check out this guide to find the best places to skate. See here for details.

The Peak Walk by Tissot

fancy an exciting walk between 2 mountain peaks on a hanging bridge with stupendous views? See here for more details.

The Tissot Peak Walk Suspension Bridge

Photo © MySwitzerland

Chateau-d’Oex Balloon Festival 24th January – 1st February

the famous hot air balloon festival in Chateau-d’Oex with the juxtaposition of the colourful balloons against the mountains and the snow is always a feast for the eyes. For more information see here

Zurich New Year Fireworks

if you missed Zurich’s New Year fireworks, don’t worry, Geoff Pegler has captured the spirit in these great photos. See here.

Road tax 2015

just in case you’ve forgotten there is still time to buy the 2015 road tax disk at your local post office or petrol station. However, you do need to have it displayed in your car windscreen (stuck down) by the 1st February.

Warming Recipes

it’s cold out there! Here are a couple of recipes for traditional Swiss fare to warm you up: Cheese Fondue and Swiss Hot Chocolate

New Year New You?

check out fitness instructor and personal trainer Jayne Salmon’s “No Excuses” bootcamps and courses to get you on track with your fitness goals for 2015. Whether it’s weight loss or simply increased fitness, Jayne can get you results. More information here.


The “Zurich Welcome Home” Guide in English 

we have a great discount on the price of this guidebook to Zurich – CHF 35 (incl P&P) or  CHF 50 for the book plus a Zurich pop art SIGG bottle in a package. Read here  for more information and to place an order.

The Live-Switzerland Coupon Book

costs CHF 69 with offers at hotels, restaurants dinners and brunches, Swiss excursions and lots of other exciting activities all on a 2 for 1 basis. To order a book simply email your name and address with the words Live-Switzerland in the subject line.

Today’s Office Looks like This

author Katrin Gygax takes us on a journey of 60 unconventional office settings throughout Switzerland with hints on tips on where to go and where to eat along the way. Even if you’re not a “mobile worker” you may find this a very interesting read. The book costs CHF 24. See here for details.

See this video for some great views of Zurich



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