What’s On in Zurich Mid August 2016 Onwards

Street Parade photos


What’s On in Zurich

Mid August 2016 Onwards



Photos of Street Parade Zurich 2015

Don’t miss all the fun in Zurich this weekend – it’s Street Parade! Let your hair down, dress up in costume, move to the music and enjoy! There will be people in wild and wacky costumes all around town, floats with people dancing, DJs and music, lots of the streets will be closed and everywhere people will be partying! If Street parade doesn’t rock your boat then check out what’s on in Zurich mid August 2016 onwards below:

Street Parade – 13th August

get ready for music, dancing, and crazy costumes! The famous Zürich street parade is back again this year 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. 

Friday 12th Perseid Meteor Shower in the Zurich Skies

late on Friday night see if you can catch the Perseid meteor shower of shooting stars in the Zurich night sky. Best vantage points will be places high up like Uetliberg and it should begin from around 10pm – but it should be better even later.

Rundfunk.fm at the Landesmuseum 5th August – 3rd September

the annual radio-fest Rundfunk.fm started in Zurich on Friday 5th and it will be broadcasting daily at the Landesmuseum from 5 pm to midnight with lots of music and food, drink and fun. Entry is FREE! To find out more visit the Rundfunk website here.

rundfunk at Landesmuseum Zurich

Allianz Openair Zurich – until August 14th

the Allianz Open Air Cinema continues until 14th August. See all the trailers and all the program details for the Allianz Openair at Zurichhorn here.

More Openair Films in Zurich at Xenix, Filmfluss and Rote Fabrik – into 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 into August. Read here for more details.

Limmatschwimmen – 27th August

the annual Limmatschwimmen is coming up and will take place on the 27th 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. Tickets go fast once they’re announced! See here for details.

Seeueberquerung Zurich 2016

Zurich Swim Across the Lake 24th August

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

Theater Spektakel Zurich – 18th August – 4th September

one of the most notable cultural events in Europe is taking place right here in Zurich very soon. Over 20 performing arts groups will be taking the stage at Landiwiese, and putting on some incredible shows for us to watch. See here for more information.

Swiss Openair Music Festivals July into August

there are still a number of Openair music Festivals going on into August. See our guide to the Swiss Openair Music Festivals 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.

Photos of Zurich Openair 2015

Güter Garten in August

In August, Güter Garten (where the Street Food Festival took place) is open daily from 5pm offering a summer garden with Bar, Grill & Deli, as well as a Lounge, an “Urban Playground”  with various sports facilities including table tennis and mini golf, an Open Kitchen (where you can cook with friends in the open air) and a circus tent that you can rent.There will also be a program of events and regular Sunday brunches. For more information see here. 

Saturday 27th Farmers Market at Güter Bahnhof 

don’t miss the Farmers Market at Güter Bahnhof on Saturday 27th August from 9am. Lots of local fresh produce for sale.

Best Burgers in Zurich

we’ve been checking out the burgers in Zurich and found some real favourites. Take a look at our list here and let us know if we’ve missed any of your favourites which we should go and test! See the best burgers here.

Best Ice Cream in Zurich

there’s nothing like a refreshing ice cream in the Summer. Check out our guide to the top ice cream places in Zurich here.

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.

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.

Coffee Tasting in Zermatt

we went to Zermatt the other week to test out some of Nespresso’s Grand Cru coffees and managed to see the Matterhorn too. We stayed at the wonderful Hotel Cervo and learnt a lot about coffee too. Find out more here.

Gardens of the World Exhibition at the Rietberg Museum

discover the secret world of gardens all over the world in this interesting exhibition at the Rietberg Museum. Open Tuesday – Sunday until 9th October. Admission CHF 18/14. More information here.

Sunday Roast in Zurich

the idea of a Sunday roast is always great – but even better if someone else is cooking it for you! Did you know that you can get a roast dinner in Zurich? George Bar and Grill are doing traditional Sunday roasts every Sunday – so why not go and treat yourselves? Find out all about George’s Sunday Roasts here.

Jobe SUP boards

Testing out Jobe SUPs on Lake Zurich and Some tips!

we had fun testing out the Jobe stand up paddle board last week and learnt some tips and tricks along the way. See here to find out how we got on.

Where to SUP On Lake Zurich

we’ve updated our stand up paddle boarding article with new locations and info –  take a look at here for some top places.

Pink Ribbon Charity Walk for Breast cancer 4th September

men, women and children are all welcome to join in this charity walk for breast cancer. Do be sure to register your place in advance. If you can’t make the walk why not attend the Pink Ribbon Gala Dinner on 30th September. Find out more about both events here. 

Weltklasse Athletics 1st September

the Weltklasse athletics event will be taking place on 1st September at Letzigrund but you can buy tickets online  – see here for details. 

2nd September the Viadukt’s 6th Birthday Party and British Cheese Centre’s Scottish Theme

pop along to the Viaduct on 2nd September to help celebrate their 6th birthday and while you’re at it go and visit Mike at the British Cheese Centre where he will have  Scottish beer from Brewdog on tap, Hot Toddies, Whisky Pimms, lots of Scottish cheese and even Whisky Rarebit Bagels! What’s more he’s offering a free beer to enyone in a kilt! See here for more information.

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 in September. Read our article for more information.

Girl Rising Film at the American Women’s Club of Zurich 8th September

Zurich International Women’s Association Global Concerns and Room to Read’s Zurich Chapter are screening the inspirational film “Girl Rising” on 8th September in honour of International Literacy Day. Featuring 9 unforgettable girls living in the developing world who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Entry is CHF 5 and includes popcorn and snacks at the AWC Schöntalstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich. See here for more information.

Curious Courses 18th September

why not go along to a day of curious courses in Zurich on 18th September at Volkshaus. For more information see the Curious Courses website 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. 

Fancy Dining in a Ski Gondola in Zurich?

check out the Marriott’s new look Swiss Restaurant eCHo in Zurich and dine in style inside a gondola! Find out more here. 


Fancy a Trip to Barcelona?

find out all the things you can do in Barcelona in a weekend whether you’re a couple a family or going for a girl’s weekend. Find out more here about this fun city. 

Pokémon Go In Switzerland

did you know that Pokémon Go became officially available in Switzerland last month? More information here.

LUMA Schwarzescafé and Pop Up Dinner

on until 18th September Heimo Sobering’s “Schwarzescafé”  at the LUMA Westbau with art exhibitions, film screenings, food and drinks. For more information see here.
On 27th & 28th August there will be 2 nights of special pop-up dinners with Pierre Jancou. Register your interest here if you’d like to go.

Refreshing Summer Cocktails

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

New Secret Dinner Pop Up Dinner in A Factory  – Win Tickets!

the team from SECRET DINNER will soon be opening the craziest popup restaurant in Zurich! Enjoy an exquisite 5-course dinner in a “factory” that keeps going whilst live acts and crazy things happen all around you. NewInZurich have 2 x 2 dinners to give away for the dinner which will take place in November and the winner will be selected randomly by the Secret Dinner team. Simply “like” the Fabrik du Goût Facebook page and all likes from 11th – 17th August will be entered into the contest. More information coming soon on NewInZurich’s Facebook page.

Jo Malone New Basil & Neroli Fragrance coming soon

the famous English fragrance brand Jo Malone was in Zurich this week for the pre-launch of its new scent Basil and Neroli. Find out more here.

Win Bullfrog WOMO Suntan Lotion

ok it’s not been the sunniest of Summers so far – but we have a very special suntan lotion for you to win here. This pomegranate infused cream is particularly good for sensitive and tattooed skin – so why not enter our contest here to see if you can win a tube! Contest closes Tuesday 16th August.

Bullfrog suntan lotion

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