What’s On in Zurich End of October 2016

What's on in zurich end of october early november 2015


What’s On in Zurich End of October 2016


Mode zalon Zurich

Mode Zalon Fashion Pop Up 20th – 23rd October

fancy the help of a stylist to help you choose clothes that really suit you? Why not pop down to the Mode Zalon Fashion Pop Up and find out more. See here for details.

Fashion Designer KAZU talks at the Rietberg Museum 22nd October

talented Swiss – Japanese fashion designer is giving an additional talk at the Rietberg Museum and it is bound to sell out quickly. Find out more here.

Swiss Design Market bei der Sihlpost

a new pop up market with clothes, accessories and lots of ideas for the home is now open near Sihlpost. It’s open Monday to Friday 11am – 7pm, 11- 5pm on Saturdays. It’s at Kasernenstrasse 77A, 8004 Zurich. Why not check it out? Visit their Facebook site here for more information.

Swiss Cake Festival 22nd & 23rd October

taking place at the Stadthalle in Dietikon the Swiss Cake Festival is bound to be a hit with “Bake Off” fans and cake lovers everywhere. See details here. 

olma fest st gallen 2016

The Olma Festival in St Gallen 13th – 23rd October

the Olma agricultural fair is taking place in St Gallen from 13th – 23rd October so why not take a trip out of town to visit it? There will be lots of animals, traditional “Schwingen” taking place, piglet racing and of course the odd Bratwurst if you’re feeling peckish! Read all about it here. 

QS will offer 2 career events at the Kongresshaus on October 31 afternoon and evening, the QS WORLD MBA TOUR and QS World Grad School Tour

QS World MBA Tour 31st October 

taking place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Europe’s leading series of MBA fairs, the QS World MBA Tour, is in Zurich on Monday 31st October. Taking place from 6.30pm – 9.30pm, it offers the unique opportunity to speak directly with admissions officers as well as alumni from some of the world’s top business schools.  Check out your ideal MBA program and find out about the GMAT, MBA admissions process together with financing options.  For more information see here. 

QS World Grad School Tour 31st October

starting a little earlier at the Kongresshaus Zurich from 2.30pm – 8pm the QS World Grad School Tour offers the opportunity to meet with a selection of leading universities and business schools regarding their various Master and PhD programs. You can talk to a variety of international schools and find out about the different courses and application process, the GMAT, as well as exclusive scholarships (1.7M), which are only available to visitors of the events. For more information and to register please click here. 

Expovina Wine Boats 3rd – 17th November **** Win Tickets ****

the wine boats will be back in Zurich from the beginning of November – so don’t miss the opportunity for wine tasting in a unique environment. Why not enter our contest to win one of 3 sets of double tickets to the event. Find out more here.

October Beer Festival in Zurich till 5th November

the October Beer Festivals at Bauschänzli continues till 5th November.  Find out more here. 

Port and Burger Pairing 8th November

hurry as there are only 20 places for this exclusive gourmet burger and fine port pairing dinner event which takes place in Zurich on 8th November. Find out more here. 

Salon du Champagne Zurich 15th November

save the date of 15th November for Zurich’s second Salon du Champagne! With over 100 cuvées from over 20 producers it should be a fun evening. Find out more here. 

The International Arab Film Festival Zurich 16th- 20th November

the International Arab Film Festival will be back in Zurich from 16th – 20th November and the program will continue until 15th December. More details on the IAFF here. 

Schoggi-Tram Zurich

Honold’s Chocolate (Schoggi) Tram 28th October – 6th November

don’t miss Honold’s annual Schoggi tram. A 30 minute tram ride through Zurich complete with cup of hot chocolate, cake and some wonderful Honold chocolates.  Find out more about the Chocolate Tram and book your tickets here.

Slow Food Fair 18th – 20th November *** Win Tickets ***

calling all foodies! the Slow Food Market will be taking place from 18th – 20th November this year in Halle 3 +4 at the Messe in Zurich.  We have 10 sets of double tickets for the event – so why not try your luck and enter the contest? For more details see 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.

Eddie Izzard Force Majeure Reloaded 4th December

the talented performer Eddie Izzard will be back in Zurich at the Kongresshaus on 4th December Buy Tickets here

Kunsthaus “Picture Ballot” Architecture Until 11th December

architecture is the theme of this year’s ‘Picture Ballot’ at the Kunsthaus and it is displayed as artists have depicted it over the centuries. Max Ernst’s work ‘La ville entière’ is the centrepiece of the exhibition. 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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Baltho Lunch Zurich


Lunch at Baltho Restaurant at the Hotel Marktgasse

chef Lukas Rüfenacht has is creating amazing dishes at the Baltho Restaurant at the Hotel Marktgasse. We went along to try and were bowled over by food he created. Find out more here.

New Pop Up Restaurant in Zurich – Hung’ER

there’s a brand new pop up in Zurich called Hung’ER and it’s emphasis is on meat. It’s open now until 31st December. Find out more here. 

Strozzi’s Trattoria and Chuchi Herrliberg Autumn / Winter Season

there was recently opening party at Strozzi’s Trattoria und Chuchi in Herrliberg to celebrate the opening of the new Autumn and Winter Season and menus. If you’d like to find out more about what’s offer at this restaurant with views over Lake Zurich see here. 

Küsnacht Chef Rico Zandanello Swiss Chef of the Year

the chef Rico Zandanello of the Küsnacht Restaurant Rico’s was recently named Swiss Chef of the Year. Find out more now.

Opening of Smith and De Luma

a very cool new steak house has just opened in Zurich called Smith and De Luma promising great wine and fabulous meat! It opened 20th October and is located at Grubenstrasse 27, Zurich-Binz. More information on their website.

Fondue Restaurants in Zurich

looking for a good Fondue in Zurich? Here are some restaurants that offer great fondues and there’s also a recipe so you can make your own. Find out more about Fondue here.

Travel and Explore


A Trip to the Turquoise Waters of Olu Deniz in Turkey

if you’re looking for a destination with crystal clear turquoise waters, a warm climate and plenty to do see the first part of our trip to Turkey. Details and photos here.

Family Fun – Mountain-carting and more in the Jungfrauregion

if you’re looking for an adventurous day out in the mountains with plenty of fun, why not try mountain-carting, Trotti biking or flying on a zip wire. Find out more here.

Alpamare Waterpark Near Zurich

if you’re looking for a great day out with the kids (especially when it’s raining) Alpamare is a great location with plenty to do whatever the weather. Read all about it here.


Lululemon sportswear in Zurich

Fancy a spa or Hammam in Zurich

if you’re looking for a spa or hammam in Zurich take a look at our guide here.

Lululemon Sportswear in Zurich

don’t forget to check out the recently opened Lululemon Athletica store in the Niederdorf for sports and yoga wear. They even run yoga classes too. Find our more here. 

Halloween Activities to follow in a post next week.



Sport Shop Time Out’s October Contest till 31st October – 3 Great Prizes!

Sport Shop Time Out in Uster has a great contest running on its Facebook pageEnter the contest by liking their Facebook page and liking and sharing the contest post (last date 31st October) to be in the running to win Ski equipment to the value CHF 999, Asics running equipment to the value of CHF 600 or 4 VIP tickets for a Super League game to the value of CHF 600. Visit their Facebook site here.

Slow Food Fair 18th – 20th November – 10 x 2 tickets to be won!

enter our contest to win one of 10 sets of double tickets for this great foodie event! For more details see here.

Expovina Wine Boats 3rd – 17th November  – 3 x 2 tickets to be won!

the wine boats are back in Zurich on 3rd November – so enter our contest to win one of 3 sets of double tickets to the event. Find out more here.

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