What’s On in Zurich Mid June 2016 Onwards
Where to Watch UEFA Euro 16 in Zurich
check out some top places to watch the UEFA Euro 16 in Zurich. From 10th June – 10th July. Read here for more.
Zurich’s City Style Ride 11th June
Surffestival Zurich in Stäfa 11th June
the Surffestival Zurich will be taking place on 11th June this year. See more information here.
Dolder Classics 11th June
it’s always lovely to admire the display of Classic Cars at the Dolder for the “Dolder Classics” events and on Saturday 11th June there will be an auction too. More information here.
Zurich Pride Festival 10th – 11th June
the Zurich LGBT Pride Festival begins on Friday 10th and continues on Saturday 11th June although there are events taking place all week from 3rd – 12th June. For more information see here.
Keren Peles Performs in Zurich 19th June
one of Israel’s most celebrated and award winning singer-song writers, Keren Peles, will be live in Zurich on Sunday, 19th June at the Big hall ICZ, Lavaterstrasse 33, 8002 Zurich. The concert begins at 7.15pm with doors opening at 6.15pm and a proportion of the proceeds will be go to the “Tel Hashomer” hospital in Israel for cancer therapy and research. To buy tickets please see here.
Art Basel June 16th – 19th Basel
why not visit the famous ArtBasel Festival which will be taking place in Basel from 16th – 19th June? Find out more about Art Basel here or read our article about the Ruinart Art Installation by photographer and artist Erwin Olaf.
Manifesta 11 and the Pavillon des Reflections
have you noticed the floating wooden structure on the lake near Bellevue as well as various other art “manifestations” all around the city? Find out what it’s all about here.
Sommernachtsball Zurich Zurich HB 25th June
dance the night away on Saturday 25th June at Zurich main station from 8pm till 2am. It’s a fabulous night where you can dance and where you can watch professional dancers too. Best of all it’s FREE! More information here.
Zurich FestSpiele 3rd – 26th June
the festival which makes up Zurich FestSpiele encompasses art, music, theatre and more and this year there will be some extra special events to mark Zurich’s 100 years of DADA too. Find out more about the FestSpiele here.
Züri Faescht 1st – 3rd July
if you’re planning a weekend away anytime soon don’t book the 1st – 3rd July as that’s when the next Züri Faescht will take place. It’s a very special celebration for the city and only takes place every three years. See our article to find out more here.
List of Zurich Outdoor Swimming Pools and Badis
if the sun shines there’s nothing better than swimming in a Badi. Check out the list of Badis in Zurich here.
Zurich Shakespeare Festival 2016
there is a rich cultural calendar of events from workshops, readings, musical and literary events and more for the Zurich Shakespeare Festival 2016. In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death there is something for everyone, and of course it’s all in English. Take a look at the festival event calendar here.
La Fete de La Musique Rote Fabrik
the annual “Fete de la Musique” will be taking place at the Rote Fabrik on 18th June from 3pm. Entrance free. For more information see here.
New Rituals Store in Zurich is Open
you may be interested to know that the Dutch firm Rituals has opened its second branch in Zurich, its flagship store in Bahnhofstrasse. You can find great products for your body and your home. Find out more here.
New Tibits Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant in Oerlikon is Open
there’s a new Tibits vegetarian and vegan restaurant opened last week at their latest restaurant location, Oerlikon. For more information please read here.
StreetFood Festival Zurich 13th – 17th July
if you enjoy the Zurich Streetfood Festivals, mark your diaries for the 13th – 17th July as that’s when the next one takes place. The address for this one will be: Hohlstrasse, 8004 Zürich. More information to follow. If you’ve never been to a Zurich Street Food Festival see some photos from one of the last ones here.
Multitudes Sculpture and Vernissage near St Peter’s
the new sculpture standing outside St Peter’s church in the old town is called Multitudes and the Vernissage takes place on Friday 10th June. More information here.
Fancy SUP ing On the Lake?
if you fancy going for lessons in stand up paddle boarding or want to know where to go take a look at this article here.
Looking for sunshine? How about Fez?
if you’re planning a holiday or short break somewhere warm and sunny where there is plenty of culture too – how about a trip to Fez? Along with the largest Medina in the world there is plenty to see an do and the food is amazing! Take a look at Fez here.
Weltklasse Athletics Tickets Now On Sale
the Weltklasse athletics event will be taking place on 1st September at Letzigrund but you can buy tickets online already – see here for details.
Practical Info – Prepare Yourself for the Tick Season in Switzerland!
useful advice and information from Dr Angela Caddick about how to prepare for the tick season and advice for when you go hiking and walking. See here for details
The New Gotthard Tunnel – the Longest Deepest in the World
the new Gotthard Tunnel opened on 1st June and this weekend there will be festivities to celebrate this momentous event. Find out more about the Gotthard Base Tunnel and what makes it so special here.
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