What’s On In Zurich
End of August Early September 2015
Zurich Openair 26th – 29th August
Zurich’s big open air Summer music festival has started and is taking place in Kloten, close to Zurich airport. There is a great line up and the event lasts until Saturday. For more information and to see who’s playing and learn about the new cashless method of payment see here.
Ballenberg Old Timer Tractor Event 29th – 30th August
why not take a trip down to Ballenberg on the 29th – 30th August to witness a unique display of over 200 Antique tractors and pieces of farm equipment. There will be vehicles from all eras on display, each telling it’s own story as a piece of Swiss agricultural history. For more information please visit the Ballenberg Openair website.
Street Parade 29th August
the annual street party will be taking place on Saturday 29th August in the centre of Zurich. It’s Europe’s largest outdoor electronic music party. Roads will be closed and the people of Zurich (and lots of visitors who come specifically for this extravaganza) will be letting their hair down and having fun. It starts at 13.00 and finishes at midnight. See the official trailer here. For more information see here. Or see some photos from a previous event here.
Super Kids Brunch Radio Day 30th August
take your kids along to a special radio day just for them at the Sheraton Four Points at Sihl City in Zurich on 30th August. There will be food, music, fun, face painting and lots more including a chance to speak live-on-air on the radio. See here for details.
Photo © Geoff Pegler
Photos of Last Week’s Limmat Swim
photographer Geoff Pegler was at the Limmat Swim last week taking some great shots of the proceedings. If you missed the event see here for some great photos.
Autumn Football Courses for Kids at Intersoccer
sign up now for the Autumn football courses at Intersoccer. For children aged 3 – 13 there’s a great deal of fun on offer! See here for more information.
Weltklasse Athletics 3rd September
although the Weltklasse Athletics event at the Letzigrund on 3rd September is sold out there are some single tickets still available. There are also some last minute tickets available on Monday 31st August from 10am. For more information please see here. For a video preview see here:
Paleo Dinner in Zurich 4th September
why not discover the delights of Paleo Food by going along to a Paleo dinner? The next one run by Paleo-Pur takes place on Friday 4th Septmeber. Find out more here.
Zurich’s Street Food Festival 3rd – 6th September
great food from all over the world together with a fun atmosphere and an event lasting 4 days! It’s all taking place at Hafendamm Enge. For more information see here.
Lange Nacht des Museums 5th September
enjoy a night of culture exploring the museums of Zurich on the “long night of the museums” on 5th September. For more information see here.
Expat Expo in Zurich 6th September
This must-do event for expats in Zurich is particularly useful for newbies in Zurich and takes place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Free entrance. For more information take a look here
Duck Race Zurich 6th September
the Duck race is back – this time on the afternoon of the 6th September. It’s all in aid of a good cause – so why not buy your duck and make sure you’re in the race. There are great prizes at stake too! For more information please visit the Duck Race website.
Pink Ribbon Walk 6th September
the annual Pink Ribbon Walk in aid of breast cancer is taking place on Sunday 6th September. As well as the walk itself there are lots of stalls and exercise classes too starting at 12 noon and finishing at 5pm. For more information see here.
Knabenschiessen Zurich 13th – 15th September
this traditional Zurich festival of target shooting in Albisgütli is one of Zurich’s oldest festivals and takes place from 13th – 15th September. Originally only open to boys (hence the Knaben in the name) it is now open to both girls too. As well as the shooting there is a funfair and lots of food stalls. For more information see here.
Wonderful Organic Vegan Ice Cream in Zurich
while possibly the last sunny days of Zurich abound, why not take a trip to Vegelateria to taste their amazing organic vegan ice cream? For more information see here.
Where to SUP in Zurich
fancy trying out Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) in Zurich? See here for some suggestions.
Spanish Dancing and Flamenco in Zumikon?
want to learn Flamenco or Spanish dancing in Zurich? Teresa will be teaching classes in Zumikon. Contact her here for more information.
*** Contest ***
calling all wine lovers! Win 2 tickets to the next Wine Lover’s Apero at Harrison Spirit in Zurich. To be in with a chance enter here. Draw takes place 8th September
Piaf! THE SHOW 25th September 8pm
to celebrate the 100th birthday of Edith Piaf there is a one off show at the Kongresshaus. It will take place on 25th September at 8pm. Doors open at 7pm. For tickets and information see here.
Zurich Film Festival 24th September – 4th October
Zurich film Festival will be starting next month so mark you calendars! With lots of exciting films to see from all over the world. Take a look at the website here for more information.
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