What’s On in Zurich Early May 2016

Zurich in April


What’s On in Zurich Early May 2016


It’s been snowing in Zurich in April – so hopefully the outlook for May will be a bit sunnier. In any case there is plenty coming up. Take a look below to get some ideas:


Sleepy yogi yoga classes Zurich

Sleepy Yogi Opening Day 30th April

join Cristina and the team at Sleepy Yogi in Löwenstrasse to celebrate their recent opening with free yoga and Acai Bowl tasting. For more information see here.

Frau Gerolds Market Season Opening 30th April

the season opening for Frau Gerolds Market begins on Saturday 30th April. More information here.

Open Wine Cellar Day 30th April and 1st May

a great event for wine lovers! Many of the wine producers in the German speaking  part of Switzerland will be taking part in the open wine cellar days on 30th April and 1st May – it’s a great way to discover and taste local Swiss wine and meet the producers. For more information visit the website. 

Blickfang Basel 29th April  – 1st May

If you love the Blickfang Design Fair in Zurich and can’t till the next one in the Autumn why not visit Basel? All the info here for Blickfang Basel. 

atomic fitness boutique zurich

Atomix New “Pay As You Go” Gym in Zurich + Reader Offer

there’s a brand new gym in Zurich offering a unique combination of cardio and weights all in one class with shiny new machines and amazing fitness trainers. What’s more there is no subscription! – it’s pay as you go and Jordan and his team at Atomix are determined to help you get in shape this Summer. Find out more and benefit from the NewInZurich special offer here.

The Record Breaking Böögg and Sechselaeuten 2016

if you missed waiting the 43 minutes and 34 seconds in the rain to see the Böögg the other week you may want to take a look here.

Circus Knie Zurich 4th May – 5th June

the traditional Swiss circus, Circus Knie, is back in town at Sechseläutenplatz from 4th May to 5th June. You can visit the website (in German here) or buy tickets here.

CATS The Musical in Basel till 22nd May

the musical CATS is on playing at the Musikal Theater in Basel until 22nd May. Tickets cost from CHF 49.40  and you can buy tickets here.

Mothers’ Day 8th May

don’t forget to book up lunch in advance for Mother’s Day as it’s bound to get busy!

Spas and Hammams in and around Zurich

to find out more about spas and hammams in and around Zurich see here. 

Davidoff Tour Gastronomique

the Tour Gastronomique by Davidoff kicked off in Bad Ragaz earlier this month and is a celebration of gourmet cuisine and fine cigars. The next event is a “Rio by Night Evening” on board the Davidoff Ship on Lake Zurich on 30th May. There will be a number of further events full of gourmet surprises in wonderful locations all over Switzerland and in Germany, Luxemburg and Spain too. To find out more read here.

Velafrika Africa bike charity

Don’t Throw Away Your Old Bike – Give it to Charity

if you’ve got an old bike or two lying around at home why not donate it to Velafrica charity and give it a new lease of life? Veloplus are based in Zurich and will help you collect it. Find out more about this very worthy charity here.

World Press Photo 16 From 5th – 29th May

this photo exhibition is taking place in Sihlcity at Folium – Alte Sihlpapierfabrik, Sihlcity, Kalanderplatz 6, 8045 Zurich and costs CHF 15, reduced CHF 10 and up to 16 years old free. More information here. 

Zurich Meets London 2016 17th – 21st May

a series of cultural, science and culinary events taking place in many locations in London celebrating Zurich and its 100 years of Dada. Many Zurich companies and institutions will be present including the University of Zurich, the ETH and many more. For more information please visit the website.

100 Years of Dada in Zurich

find out more about how Zurich is celebrating 100 years of Dada in its own city too. Read here for more.

Top Ten Tips to Get Your Hair Looking fabulous for Summer & Reader Offer!

hairdresser Niall Wykes shares his top tips with NewInZurich and offers 25% off their first hair appointment at his central Zurich salon. Find out more here. 

10% off Cityscape Fashion Wedding Collection

going to a wedding this Spring? Whether you’re a guest or a bridesmaid you can benefit from 10% off the collection at Cityscape Fashion by using the code WEDDING till the end of May. Find out more here. 

Kreislauf 4 & 5 – Welcome to Langstrasse 27th, 28th & 29th May

a date for your diaries – shopping and exploring in over 80 shops and ateliers around Langstrasse and Kreis 4 and 5. For more information see here.

City Style Ride Photo Andre Monica Hug

Photo © Andrea Monica Hug

Zurich’s City Style Ride 11th June

Zurich’s Urban Bike Festival took place the other week –  see here for details – but the next big (and extremely stylish) cycling event is the City Style Ride on Saturday 11th June. To register for the City Style Ride and find out more see here.  

Looking for a piece of Art Work for Your Home?

if you’re looking for a statement piece of art work for your home in Zurich, why not check out Dan MacGregor’s art?  You can also visit his exhibition “Leaving Lines” at the Sheraton Hotel in Zurich. Find out more here.

InterSoccer’s Summer Football Camps

will be starting  from 4th  July until late August in Zug/Zurich and are aimed at boys & girls of all levels from 3 – 13 years old. For more information see here.

Make your own Banana Bread

easy recipe for no fail Banana Bread here

12 Top Dessert Spots in Zurich

have you discovered the amazing cakes, desserts and pastries in Zurich? Daneiella compiled a list of her favourites and dessert spots around Zurich. Take a look at these top dessert locations here.

What To Do if it’s raining in Zurich

hopefully we’ve had enough rain and snow recently but it’s always good to have some ideas up your sleeve. Take a look here for rainy day ideas.



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