What’s on In Zurich Early to Mid July 2016

What's on July 2016


What’s on In Zurich Early to Mid July 2016


Zurich Seeuberquerung 2016


To see what’s on in Zurich Mid July onwards click here

Seeüberquerung – 13th July

if you’re fond of swimming, this is definitely the event for you! On the 13th of July, as long as the weather is nice, the annual ‘see crossing’ event will take place. Click here to read more, and to stay updated regarding the date of the event.

Allianz Openair Zurich – July 14th – August 14th

be sure to stop by the China gardens sometime this summer, and enjoy an exciting program of films will be shown at the Allianz Open Air. See all the trailers and program for the Allianz Openair at Zurichhorn here.

More Openair Film Festivals – July/August

don’t miss out some of the other film festivals taking place around Zurich this summer! Film Fluss, Film am See, and Xenix Open Air will all be taking place throughout the months of July and August. Read here for more details

Where to Watch UEFA Euro 16 in Zurich

the finals are coming up on 10th July – so check out some top places to watch the UEFA Euro 16 in Zurich. Read here for more.


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 or find out more about the upcoming one in July here.

Beyoncé The Formation World Tour – 14th July

on the 14th of July, singing sensation Beyonce will be performing at Letzigrund Stadium in Zürich. Click here for tickets!

Ironman Zurich 24th July

the Ironman race will be taking place on the 24th of July, why not come out and cheer on the athletes? See here for details.

DADA 165 Days of Feast

come and enjoy the last month of Cabaret Voltaire’s ‘165 days of Feast’, while celebrating the birthplace of Dada art. See here for more information.

Kunsthaus Zürich, Francis Picabia art

if the weather’s not ideal, you can always rely on the Kunsthaus. The avant-garde art of painter Francis Picabia will be on display up until the 25th of September. Find out more here.

Limmatschwimmen Zurich 2015

Limmatschwimmen – 20th August

the annual Limmatschwimmen is coming up next month, and will take place on the 20th of August. Whether you’d like to compete or just swim for fun, the Limmatschwimmen is a great way to celebrate the end of summer. See here for details.

The Pavillon des Reflections

entrance to the floating wooden structure on the lake near Bellevue costs CHF 6 and offers swimming a cinema and a cafe too. Find out what it’s all about here.

Red Bull Flugtag Zürich

for the first time in 5 years, Red Bull Flugtag will be occurring once again! At this event, you will witness amateur pilots racing their manmade aircrafts against one another, in a contest to see who can stay in the air the longest. Red Bull Flugtag Website.

Freitag F512 voyager bag

Freitag Bag offer

going on holidays soon? Why not rent a bag for 3 weeks for FREE? It’s both useful and environmentally friendly. Read here for more.

Manifesta 11 in Zurich

chosen as this year’s European city of choice for the Art Bienniale, Zurich is now offering a number of art installations along the theme of “What People Do for Money”. Find out more about Manifesta 11 here.

Food Zurich food festival 2016

FOOD Zurich – 8th August – 18th August 

come and enjoy some excellent food at the the FOOD Zurich event this August. Read our article for more information.

Swiss Openair Music Festivals this Summer

will it be a Summer of Sun and Music? Check out our guide to the Swiss Openair Music Festivals here

Fancy SUP ing On the Lake?

the rainy weather of the past week can’t go on forever surely? So if you fancy paddle boarding on the lake take a look at this article here.

Zurich Badi

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.

Refreshing Summer Cocktails  

Summer is the perfect time to try out some refreshing cocktails. Click here to read our recipes.

Wine Courses in Zurich

fancy getting to know a bit more about wine? How about a wine course with Magnus Vinum wines? See the what’s on offer here.

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

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. 

photos Zürifäscht 2016

Highlights of this years Zürifasescht in Photos

check out our photos and video of this year’s Zürifaescht here.


Curious Courses Day 18th September

if you fancy trying out a number of taster courses on a variety of topics, why not check out Curious Courses special Course Day on 18th September from 8.30am – 5.30pm. It promises to be a whole lot of fun and lots to learn about too. Find out more here.

Insight Seminars 22nd – 25th September in Zollikerberg

why not join Teresa Martin at the Insight Seminars from 22nd – 25th September entitled “Creating A Life You Love”. Find out more here.

READER OFFER: Start learning French for free!

Yes, we know that Zurich is in a German speaking Canton, but some of you may need to learn French for work, studies or pleasure. NewInZurich has partenered with Frantastique one of the leading teachers of French online to offer all our readers one month of online lessons for FREE! So if you’ve always wanted to learn French why not give it a go? Click here to get your free lessons.  

Buurzmorge, Farmer’s Brunch on August 1st 

the upcoming farmer’s Brunch will be a great way to celebrate the Swiss national day. Read about the brunch from last year!

Street Parade – 13th August

get ready for upbeat music, dancing, and crazy costumes! The famous Zürich street parade is back, and will take place on August 13th. Attracting over 1 million people each year, the Street parade is always a place with a great atmosphere. Zürich Street Parade website.

Photos of Street Parade Zurich 2015


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