What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards

Hotel Storchen gets a refit in 6.5 weeks


What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards


The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

Silvesterkläuse Celebrations in Appenzell – 13th January 

13th January is one of the two dates (the other date was 31st December) for the New Year Silvesterkläuse processions in Appenzell. If you missed the celebrations take a look at our photos by Geoff Pegler here

Alberto Giacometti Beyond Bronze

see this interesting exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zurich which continues until 15th January. Read all about it here.

Exhibition – Lyrical Minimalism by Christian Herdeg at the Haus Konstruktiv 

visit this exhibition by Christian Herdeg which finishes on 15th January. Find out more here.

The Rhythm of the Dance – Irish Dancing 19th January

an homage to the history of Ireland and Irish dancing,  Rhythm Of The Dance is a thrilling live show, complete with a traditional Irish live band and three young Irish Tenors. It takes place on 19th January at the Theater Spirgarten in Zurich and the following day in Winterthur. Find out more and book tickets here.

The Belle Epoque Week at Kandersteg 22nd – 29th January

step back in time and enjoy the experience of a bygone age. See here for details

Belle Epoque Week Kandersteg

Mercedes-Benz CSI Show Jumping 27th – 29th January

taking place at the Hallenstation in Zurich, this acclaimed international show jumping event is on in Zurich for 3 days. For more information take a look here.

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.

Win A Volvo with Foundations for Learning!

there is a very cool Volvo to be won in Foundations for Learning Auction and Raffle event which has been painted by the artist Blanda. The auction will be taking place in Zumikon at Heimat 3 Restaurant on Saturday 28th January. To be in with a chance of winning you need to buy a ticket which you can do online via their website here.  Good luck!

Tim Magnus Wine Classes on 31st January and 7th February 

why not begin the New Year by learning a new skill and becoming an expert in wine? Tim Magnus runs fun workshops and where you get to learn about and taste lots of wine! The next classes are in Zurich on 31st January and 7th February. Find out more here.

Tim Magnus and Magnus Vinum Wine Courses

Mary Poppins Coming to Zurich in English

the Mary Poppins musical is coming to Zurich on 1st February and will be shown at Theater 11. For more information and how to book tickets see here.

Art On Ice Ice Skating 2nd – 5th February

Art On Ice is one of the most popular entertainment shows in Zurich attracting young and old alike. This year it will feature Chaka Khan, James Morrison, along with top figure skaters from all the world including Daisuke Takahashi, Stephane Lambiel, Florence Amodio and many more. Find out all about the full line up and book tickets here.

Man’s World Zurich  at the Maag Halle 2nd – 5th February

toys for the boys, top brands, gadgets, wine, gin and beer tasting and lots more.  Find out more here. 

White Turf at St Moritz 12th, 19th & 26th February

for glamour, excitement and horse racing fun head to St Moritz to watch the famous White Turf horse racing across a frozen lake. For more information and tickets see here.

Starfield  by LAB 212 at the MuDA until 26th February

check out the LAB 212 exhibition at the MuDA in Zurich. Find out more here.

Langlaufen in Studen Switzerland

Why not try Cross Country Skiing in Studen?

cross country skiing or Langlaufen not only burns loads of calories but it’s great fun. Find out more about it here.

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 where to find a great Fondue here.

The Hotel Ambassador Fondue in an Igloo on the Rooftop

there is a Pop Up Fondue Igloo on the roof terrace of the Hotel Ambassador at Opera for a limited time only. It’s just for 4 to 6 people and we tried it out yesterday and it is great fun! They also have Winter picnic fondues for two people too. Contact the hotel by phone to book. See the website for details here.

Iceskating in Zurich

there’s plenty of places to go iceskating in and around Zurich –  See our guide to places to go iceskating here.

Exhibition “Flucht” at the Landesmuseum

a very interesting exhibition entitled Flucht is on at the Landesmuseum telling the story of refugees and how they are welcomed in Switzerland and other countries. With moving picture by Mano Khalil. Open Tuesday to Sunday until March. For more information see here.

Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland

Stay in the Jungfrau Region and Ski for Free

if you’re looking for somewhere to go skiing and want to say over why not try the Jungfrau Ski Region where this season they have a great deal on with the hotels in the Jungfrau ski region offering a free ski pass if you stay 2 nights or more – see the photos from our stay there the other week.

What to do in Zurich on a Rainy Day

if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich when it rains, (or is simply cold and grey) do check this list of rainy day activities for all the family.

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.

Sleep in an Igloo in Switzerland

fancy a snow adventure? How about sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland? Find out more about where you can try out this unique experience in Switzerland here.

Igloos in Switzerland

Looking for something different? How about Fondue in the the Sky?

if you’re looking for a very different dinner for a special occasion or birthday how about a fondue dinner in a gondola over the Swiss alps? Find out more here.

Hotel Storchen Gets a Refurbishment and a New Entrance

the Hotel Storchen is undergoing a refurbishment – and all in just 6.5 weeks! Gerry Hoftetter was present at the Abriss Party and bathed his colourful light work over the beginning of the proceedings. Read all about it here.

The Ruinart Ice Bar Contest at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof 

visit Zermatt and discover the new Ruinart Ice Bar and enter the contest to win a night for two at this beautiful hotel. Read more here.

Get Fit in Zurich with Jennifer Winklhofer January 16th – February 12th

fitness coach Jennifer Winkelhofer has some exciting and motivating courses including a 4 week Detox Bootcamp to get you fit and lose weight for the New Year.  Visit Jenny’s Facebook site here for more details.

Nuyu Detox

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