What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2016 Onwards

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What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2016 Onwards


It’s not been the sunniest this past week in Zurich (so maybe the Böögg was right after all?) but they are promising fine weather next week so hopefully we can hit the Badis then. Meanwhile here are a few other things to do in Zurich. Have fun!

Salt Openair Cinema

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

Zurich Street Food Festival 2016

StreetFood Festival Zurich 13th July – 18th September

if you enjoy the Zurich Streetfood Festivals, mark your diaries for the 13th July – 18th September for the latest one which has just opened at Hohlstrasse, 8004 Zürich. Read this article for the full information.

Ironman Switzerland Zurich 24th July

the Ironman race will be taking place on the 24th of July, with participants swimming 3.8 km, biking 30km, and then running through the hills outside Zurich as well as through the city. Why not come out and cheer on the athletes? The closing date for registration is Sunday 17th July. 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.

Beyer Watch & ClockPhoto courtesy of Beyer Clock Museum

Precious Time at the Beyer Clock Museum 13th June – 23rd September

a good rainy day activity – how about visiting the wonderful Beyer watch museum in Bahnhofstrasse and seeing their latest exhibition entitled “Precious Time”. Read all about it here.

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 – 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.

Zurich Seeuberquerung

Zurich Swim Across the Lake 24th August

due to adverse weather conditions the Seeüberquerung date has now been rescheduled for 24th August. Find out more details here.

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 Bag offer

going on holidays soon? Why not rent a bag for 3 weeks for FREE? It’s both useful and environmentally friendly and water repellent too. The offer continues until mid September – so you still have time. Read here for more.

Best Brunches in Zurich

Best Brunches in Zurich

why not plan a brunch this weekend? Check our guide for some of the best in Zurich. See the Best Brunches guide here.

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.

Zurich Openair Festival 24th – 27th August

Zurich’s very own Openair Festival has a great line up featuring Amy MacDonald, the Chemical Brothers, Massive Attack and lots more. See here for details.

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

Food Zurich 2016 - A real feast for foodies

FOOD Zurich – 8th – 18th September 

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

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.

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.

Pop Up Restaurant Casa Havana until the beginning of August

check out the new Casa Havana pop up restaurant in 8001 Zurich. Yes, it’s a secret pop up – so you only get to know exactly where you’re going once your online booking is successful! Cuban vibes and lots of fun. See here for details.

casa havana zurich

Refreshing Summer Cocktails  

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

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 of 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. 

First Cliff Walk Tissot

A Beautiful Daytrip to Grindelwald First and the First Cliff Walk by Tissot

fancy a day trip with fun, wonderful views and a fabulous adventure? Check out our day trip to Grindelwald First – take a look here for more information.

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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. See here for more information.

Photos of Street Parade Zurich 2015


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  1. Luisen says:

    It’s not Ironman 70.3, it’s Ironman only!

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