What’s On in Zurich Late September 2016


Photo © Carmen Sirboiu


What’s On in Zurich Late September 2016


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Photo © Carmen Sirboiu

Zurich Film Festival 22nd September – 2nd October

the Zurich Film Festival is now on at Sechselaeutenplatz with 172 films from over 36 countries being screened in the city’s cinemas. Hugh Grant, Ewan McGregor and Daniel Radcliffe will be flying in as will Uma Thurman, and there will be lots of great films to view. Find out more here.

October Beer Festivals in Zurich On Now

there are two October Beer Festivals in Zurich – one at the main station and the other at Bauschänzli. You have to be quick though as tickets sell out fast. Find out more here.

Cow Parades in Switzerland

there are still some more cows coming down the Swiss mountains for the Winter months this weekend. Find out about some of the cow parades not far from Zurich here.

#Genusshoch12 Flying Dinner at the Hotel Ambassador Zurich 23rd September

there’s a very special flying dinner taking place on 23rd September at the Hotel Ambassador near Opera on 23rd September. As well as an amazing dinner with inclusive drinks there is also entertainment too. Find out more and how to get tickets here.

Surprising Turkey Photo Exhibition at Galerie Soon until 24th September

discover the beauty of the beaches and the rural side of Turkey through this Photo Exhibition at Galerie Soon in Zurich until 24th September. More information and details here.


Züspa Autumn Fair Oerlikon 23rd September – 2nd October

why not pop along to the Messe in Zurich for some shopping, restaurants and food and drink as well as a heap of attractions from a Veggie Kitchen to a special film about Zurich by night. Find out more about Züspa here.

Break The Tango at the Maag Halle with 20% Reader Discount

this exciting new dance show has just opened at the Maag Halle and as a NewInZurich reader you can buy tickets with a 20% discount. See details and book your tickets here.

Slow Up from Meilen to Rapperswil Sunday 25th September

take to your bike, skates or just walk! On 25th September the stretch of road along the lake from Meilen to Rapperswil is closed to traffic for much of the day for the Slow Up. Enjoy the event and find out more here. 

Mode Suisse Fashion Show, Pop Up Store & Exhibition

the Mode Suisse Exhibition continues until 25th September. See photos from the show as well as information about the exhibition here. 


Festival of Indian Food at Park Weggis Hotel till 8th October

you don’t need to fly to India to experience authentic Indian Food by top chef Abhijeet Thakre from the Taj Palace Restaurant in New Delhi. He is currently cooking at the exquisite Park Weggis Hotel which is just a short drive from Zurich. As well as the dinner and overnight package they also have an Indian Brunch on 25th September. Find out more here.

Art International Contemporary Art Fair 30th Sept & 1st and 2nd October

enter our free draw to win tickets for a day pass for 2 people to visit the Art International art fair at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. *****Enter here ****

Exhibition About the Dolder Waldhaus Hotel until 30th September

 the Dolder Waldhaus Hotel and Restaurant in Zurich is due to be knocked down and replaced with a brand new ultra modern hotel. The exhibition of memorabilia from the existing hotel is open until 30th September from 8am – 9pm daily. For more details see here. 

Werner Bishof Black and White Photography Exhibition till 1st October

selected pieces of the talented Swiss photographer Werner Bischof’s stunning black and white photography is on display at the Bildhalle Gallery in Zurich until 1st October. Find out more here

Cashmere Sales in Zumikon for Charity 5th, 6th and 7th October

get your Christmas presents early – and maybe some one or two for yourself too at this sale of luxury cashmere in aid of a very worthwhile charity supporting Chinese Orphans taking place in Zumikon. For more information see here.

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Exclusive Chocolate Event, Tasting and Dinner in Zurich By Honold on 1st October

top Zurich Chocolate maker together with chocolate Grand Cru couverture company Felchlin will present a culinary journey on the topic of wild cocoa on 1st October. Learn about the principles of fair and sustainable cocoa production and taste wild cocoa as Cru Sauvage nibs, couverture and Truffles. A fabulous multi-course chocolate menu begins at 6.30pm and tickets for the dinner (excluding drinks) with apéritif plus chocolates cost CHF 150. Confirm your attendance by email:  infohonold@honold.ch or call 044 211 52 58 from 8am to 5pm. The first stage – presentation and tasting – starts at 5pm and is free.

Thai Food Market at Marriott Hotel 10th – 20th October

the Marriott Hotel in Zurich will be hosting their annual Thai Food Market which promises to be a fabulous opportunity to taste wonderful and authentic Thai Food in a great setting. See here for more details.

Couleurs Désert at the Bellerive Museum – LAST Exhibition!

the beautiful Bellerive Museum in Zurich is sadly closing in 2017 and the last exhibition is one about the Berber carpets made in Morocco by the talented craftswomen who live there. The exhibition is on now and ends on 29th January. Open Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 5pm. More information here.


Photo credit Europa Park

Day Trip to Europa Park for a Day of Roller Coasters and More

if you’re looking for a fun day out full of excitement and lots of rides why not take a day trip to Europa Park in Rust, over the border in Germany? Find out more about this great day out for all the family here.

The Gemischter Chor sings Handel’s “Jeptha” at the Tonhalle 20th November

why not visit the Tonhalle Zurich on Sunday 20th November at 5 p.m. to hear Jephtha by Georg Friedrich Händel? For more information and to book tickets in advance please visit the choir’s website.

Top Tips for Newcomers to Zurich and Switzerland

just arrived in Switzerland? Then check out our top tips for newcomers here.

Tips on Finding a Kindergarten for your Child in Zurich

we talked to Ximena from Colourwoods Montessori Kindergarten to get some top tips on what to look for in choosing a Kindergarten for your child in Zurich. Find out more here.

Mary Poppins Coming to Zurich in English

the Mary Poppins musical is coming to Zurich in the New Year and will be shown at Theater 11. For more information and how to book tickets see here.

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