What’s On in Zurich
Early February 2017 Onwards
It’s getting warmer in Zurich so enjoy the milder temperatures and check out what’s coming up in the city.
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. Please note that Ukranian contortionist Yevgeniya Obolonina will be taking the place of Nina Burri who is unable to take part due to a neck injury. See the full line up here and see some impressions from the first night here.
Annie Leibovitz Photographic Exhibition 28th Jan – 19th February
she’s a photographic legend and Annie Leibovitz’s photos on Women are on view at the exhibition at ewz-Unterwerk Selnau and the event is free of charge. Find out more here.
Man’s World Zurich at the Maag Halle 2nd – 5th February
toys for the boys, top brands, gadgets, wine, gin and whiskey tasting and lots more. See how we got on when we went for a Bulleit whiskey tasting here.
Coffee Festival Zurich 3rd February
if you love coffee like we do, why not head down to the Coffee Festival and Barista championships taking place at Kaufleuten on 3rd February. Best of all it’s free! Read all about it here.
Chinese and Swiss Contemporary Art Exhibition at Helmhaus until 5th February
the title for this exhibition is roughly translated “Behind Every Mountain there is another Mountain” and it’s open Tuesday till Sunday every day at Helmhaus, Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zurich. Visit the website here for more information.
FIS Downhill Races in St Moritz 6 – 19th February Win Tickets!!!
the FIS Downhill World Championships take place in St Moritz from 6th – 19th February. We have a pair of tickets up for grabs for the Women’s Downhill on 12th February. Find out more about these exciting races and enter the contest here.
Hotel Schweizerhof – Gourmet Dinners – Various Dates
the Hotel Schweizerhof’s chef Martin Fencz is pulling out all the stops out for the “Mal was Anderes” 8 course Gourmet Dinners which will be taking place on 3rd February, 4th March, 7th April, 5th May and 7th July. So if you have a special celebration or just want to treat yourself, this could be perfect! For more information see the flyer here. You can book direct by emailing here.
Tim Magnus Wine Classes on 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 7th February. To get a CHF 25 discount off the price of workshop price of CHF 95 please use the discount code NIZ. Find out more here.
Mode Suisse Fashion Edition 11 Zurich 2nd – 25th February
the Mode Suisse Fashion Fashion Show will be taking place in Zurich on 7th February and there will also be a pop up fashion store at ensue with lots of events and special features. For more information please visit the Mode Suisse website.
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.
Photo by Carmen Sirboiu
Photo Contest – “Winter in Switzerland” Closes 5th February!
enter your recent photos of “Winter in Switzerland” to be in with a chance of winning! You must have some great shots of the snow or the mountains – so why not enter now? We can’t wait to see your snaps! All you need to do is to upload your photos to the NewInZurich Facebook page to be in with a chance! Click here to find out more details.
Chocolate, Wine, Port and Whisky Tasting Evening Thursday 9th February
the Chocolate, Wine, Port & whisky tasting event on Thursday 9th February from 7pm – 9pm is now full up! However, if you would like to be put on the waiting list – or the mailing list for future chocolate events email us directly here. Find out more about the tasting here.
Osiris – Exhibition about the Sunken Treasures of Egypt
explore this exciting exhibition at the Museum Rietberg which begins on 10th February. More information 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. For photos from last year’s event see here.
Photo by Geoff Pegler
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.
GreenLamp Charity Dinner at the Widder 10th March
why not support a great charity by having dinner at the Widder Hotel on Friday 10th March? There will also be a live auction and a DJ. For information about the charity please visit the GreenLamp website here or book Greenlamp tickets directly 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.
A Trip to Portugal and the Douro Valley
if you’re dreaming of sunny climes why not consider a trip to the Douro Valley in Portugal, take a look here for more information.
The Hotel Ambassador Popup Fondue for Valentine’s Day
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 and it is amazing fun – they even have it available for Valentine’s Day – but you’d better be quick as it’s first come first served! See our photos and find out how to book here.
Fondue in The Sky 25th February
yet another option for hot cheese fanatics is “Fondue in The Sky” at Villars in Switzerland on one day only on 25th February. Find out more and how to book tickets here.
Dawna Mueller Photography Exhibition Männerdorf 21st Jan – 24th March
the exhibition of Dawna Mueller’s impressive photos continues at Gallery StileVivo, Kugelgasse 14, 8708 Männerdorf until 24th March. For more information see here.
Valentine Present Ideas at Thomas Sabo
the latest Thomas Sabo Spring / Summer Collection of jewellery is now in the shops. Take a look here at some of this African inspired jewellery and may be get some inspiration for Valentine’s Day.
St Moritz Snow Polo in Photos
if you weren’t able to go to St Moritz last weekend to see the Snow Polo check out some of the photos here.
Miss Earth Schweiz 2017 Sarah Laura Peyrel
the new Miss Earth Schweiz for 2017 has been selected and it was our chosen candidate Sarah Laura Peyrel. Find out more and see some photos from the event here.
Photo by Yvonne Aeberhard-Stutz aka Funky Forty
Iceskating in Zurich
there are still some places to go iceskating in and around Zurich – See our guide to places to go iceskating here.
Skiing Close to Zurich
one of the closest ski resorts to Zurich is Flumserberg which offers easy access either by car or by train. Find out more about Flumserberg here.
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.
Perfect Outdoor Cushions for Spring and Summer
if you’re yearning for sunny days when you can sit out on the balcony or in your garden, take a look at the ARIT collections of stunning yet practical cushions and loungers to transform your outdoor living areas. Find out more about this quality Swiss brand here.
Photos by Geoff Pegler, Carmen Sirboiu and Christina Fryer
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