What’s On in Zurich Early June 2015


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What’s On in Zurich Early June 2015


Hopefully you’ve been enjoying the great weather we’ve been having in Zurich over the past week or so. If you’re looking for some ideas of things to do please see this week’s “What’s On” below for some ideas:

Ethical Fashion Event June 6th 12 – 4pm

ethical, luxury fashion event in Zurich from 12 noon to 4pm. For more information on the Bodhisattva Experience see here.

International Festival at ICS in Zumikon Sunday 7th June 11am – 4pm

is taking place this Sunday at ICS School in Zumikon. It’s a very special event for all the family with 18 food booths from 21 countries. There is an “amped up” Photo Booth with costumes, backdrops and lots of creativity and ELSA Make It Special, a local children’s entertainment company, will be signing autographs. Other attractions include the very popular “Dunk a Teacher”  stand, live entertainment, games and a bouncy castle as well as InterSoccer and Taekwon-Do. Best of all, it’s all for a really good cause! All proceeds from the Festival will go to the SMD Earthquake Relief and Rebuilding Fund.

International Festival Zumikon

Circus Knie in Sechseläutenplatz till 7th June

the Swiss National Circus, Circus Knie is performing at Sechseläutenplatz right in front of Opera. If you’d like to get tickets please see here.

Zurich Pride 19th & 20th June

Zurich Pride Festival is taking place on 19th and 20th June. More information here.

Museum für Gestaltung Steve McCurry Exhibition 3rd July – 18th October

don’t miss this exhibition of the great photographer Steve McCurry’s work at the Museum für Gestaltung. Famous for the iconic picture of the green-eyed Afghan girl McCurry’s work is influenced heavily by travel and adventure. See here for more information.

Zurich Ironman July 19th

for more information about this event please visit the website.

Openair Music Festivals in Switzerland

if you fancy attending one of the open air music festivals you will need to be quick as they are selling out fast. For more information see here.


Zurich Openair 2014 by Geoff Pegler

Photo © Geoff Pegler

Red Bull Flying Illusion 5th – 7th June

the hugely acclaimed Berlin break dancers “Flying Steps” are set to visit Zurich on 5th-7th June and tickets are expected to sell-out. For more information see here.


Festspiele Zurich: Money Power Love 12th June – 12th July

Money, Power, Love or “Geld, Macht, Liebe” in German is the theme of this yea’s ” Festspiele Zurich”. Focusing on the work of William Shakespeare it covers a range of cultural events – including theatre, opera, music, exhibitions and more. For further details please see the website.

Art Basel 18th – 21st June

featuring almost 300 leading international galleries over 2,500 artists, from great masters of modern art to emerging artists, it takes place at the Messeplatz in Basel from the18th – 21st June. For more information visit the website.

Rhy Art Fair Basel 17th – 21st June
also taking place in Basel during Art Basel Week, at the Rheinufer in Basel-St.Johann, only 7 minutes from the Messeplatz, the Rhy Art Fair is an additional exhibition of art. For tickets see here.

il tavolo zurich

Il Tavolo Food Festival in Zurich 24th – 28th June

Love great food? Then this is a festival for you! Top chefs including those from the Baur Au Lac, the Park Hyatt, the Storchen, the Dolder Grand and the Widder Hotel pit their wits to create special menus for Il Tavolo events which will be taking place all over Zurich  from 24th – 28th June. For more information see here.

Blues’n’Jazz Rapperswil 25th – 28th June

from 25th -28th June the Blues’n’Jazz Festival in Rapperswil will be taking place. Featuring a great line up be sure to get your tickets while you can. For more information and to book your tickets see here.

Bike to Work Zurich and Get Fit until 30th June

until 30th June the “bike to work” initiative is taking place in Zurich. See here for more info.

Zurich Badi


Swimming in Zurich in the Badis 

there’s nothing nicer than swimming in one of the “Badis” or in the lake in Zurich once the sun comes out. Many of the swimming pools opened their doors for the season on 9th May. Here is a list of places you can go swimming in Zurich.

Summer Holiday Clubs for Children aged 7 – 12

running this Summer in July and August. To find out all about the activities running and more please visit the website.

Weltklasse Zurich Athletics Event 3rd September

it’s a while away but tickets are already on sale and sell out quickly – so if you’d like more information and are interested in going along please visit the website.

Zurich Street Food Festival Dolder Ice Rink

Zurich’s Street Food Festival last weekend

if you didn’t manage to visit last weekend’s Street Food Festival in Zurich read all about it here. The next one will be in central Zurich in September.

Exploring Zurich Kreis by Kreis – first up Kreis 3

join us on our travels around the different Kreis of Zurich as Claudia investigates Kreis 3. Read all about it here.

kreis3 in Zurich

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Whatever you do have a great week ahead!

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