What’s On in Zurich Mid March 2017 Onwards
Nordic Masters World Cup Klosters till 10th March
the Nordic Masters World Cup is taking place in Klosters this year and is due to finish on 10th March. Dawna Mueller was in Klosters taking photos of the event so if you’re not able to get there for the last day on Friday 10th, you can get a taste of it by reading her article and seeing some photos here.
Health & Safety Day Zurich 11th March
on 11th March the annual Health and Safety Day Zurich will take place at the Volkshaus in Zurich. Tickets cost just CHF 25. The winners of our contest are Elif and Brunha. Find out more about the event here.
Arnold Odermatt at the Photobastei until 12th March
the theme of this photo exhibition seems to centre on crashed cars, but Odermatt has photographed them all in a very stylish black and white way. You can see this exhibiton at the Photobastei, Sihlquai 125 on 2nd floor. CHF 12. Find out more (in German) here.
Photos of Nordic Master World Cup Klosters by Dawna Mueller
Bern Slow Food Event 10th – 12th March
if you loved the Slow Food event in Zurich and want to see more, why not head down to Bern on 10th – 12th March to visit the Bern Slow Food festival which will be taking place in Halle 4 of the Bernexpo. For more information (in German) see here.
Geneva Car Show 9th – 19th March
the Geneva Car show takes place from 9th – 19th March so if you fancy a day trip to check out all the latest models and the newest trends head down to Geneva. Tickets CHF 16, children CHF9. Find out more here.
Zurich Moves! at the Tanzhaus 14th – 18th March
from 14th – 18th March the annual “Zurich Moves!” programme will take place in Zurich. For the full programme please visit the website here.
Giardina Garden Show Zurich 15th – 19th March
the annual Giardina Garden Show is back at the Messe in Zurich from 15th – 19th March. Find out more here.
TEDxYouth@Zurich: Hand in Hand Saturday, 18th March
the theme of the fourth annual TEDxYouth@Zurich is ‘Hand in Hand’ – helping others, collaborative thinking and working together. This year’s speakers range from entrepreneurs to humanitarian workers. This event will be held on Saturday 18th March from 13.00 – 18.00 at the Upper School campus of the Zurich International School (ZIS). Tickets cost CHF20 and can be purchased here.
AWC Workshop Week Starting 20th March
it’s Workshop at the AWC in Zurich starting 20th March and there is a whole host of workshops on a wide range of subjects, including Diccon Bewes talking about writing and publishing on 23rd march from 7pm – 9pm. For more information see here.
Powerhouse Event 24th March
the Powerhouse organises great talks full of inspiration. Their next talk is about confidence, courage and purpose and is by Diana Malerba. It will take place on 24th March at 7pm for 7.30pm at The Hub in the Viadukt in Zurich. Tickets cost CHF 25. Find out more and book your ticket here.
Dawna Mueller Photography Exhibition Männedorf 21st Jan – 24th March
the exhibition of Dawna Mueller’s impressive photos continues at Gallery StileVivo, Kugelgasse 14, 8708 Männerdorf until 24th March. Read our interview with Dawna here.
Basel World 23rd – 30th March 2017
see some amazing jewellery as well as the latest watches at this amazing fair in Basel. For more information on Basel World 2017 see here.
Room To Read Charity Pub Quiz Night 27th March
there’s a pub quiz night on 27th March at McGee’s Irish Pub, Birmensdorferstrasse 83, 8003 Zurich, starting at 7pm. All proceeds go directly to the charity to support literacy programs in S.E. Asia and Africa. Admission CHF 5 on the door. Sign up individually or as a team by emailing Room To Read here.
Wine Tasting at Expovina Primavera 30th March – 6th April – Win tickets!
the Spring Wine tasting event Expovina Primavera will be taking place at Puls 5 in Zurich from 30th March – 6th April. We have 3 pairs of tickets up for grabs so why not email us here with 1) your name 2) your mobile number and address and 3) the word Primavera in the subject line to be in with a chance of winning. For more details of the event (in German) see here.
Galerie Gmurzynska American Icons till 31st March
check out the American Icons exhbititon which continues until 31st March at Galerie Gmurzynska in Paradeplatz. Find out more here. #free
Fashion Hotel at Kameha Grand Hotel 31st March – 2nd April
the Fashion Hotel is back for another season and this time it’s taking place at the Kameha Grand Hotel from 31st March – 2nd April. Discover clothes, shoes, accessories and lots more. For more information visit the website here.
Mary Poppins in Zurich in English
the Mary Poppins musical is now playing in Zurich at Theater 11. For more information and how to book tickets see here.
Pedro Sanchez Free Scalp Analysis in Zurich 6th & 7th April
why not take advantage of this great opportunity to get a free scalp analysis by Géraldine from Leonor Greyl Paris on 6th & 7th April? In addition, during the month of March, Pedro Sanchez has a special 10% discount on Keratin treatments and Kerasilk products. Find out more here.
Zurich Marathon 9th April
don’t miss the 15th Zurich Marathon which will take place on 9th April. Find out more here.
Photo Zurich City Marathon
Irish Celtic – Spirit of Ireland 18th – 23rd April
for you Irish dance fans you’ll be pleased to know that the Irish Celtic show will be taking place in Zurich at Theater 11. To find out more (in German) and book tickets see here.
EVITA – Don’t Cry For Me Argentina 25th – 30th April
the musical EVITA will be showing in Zurich at Theater 11 from 25th – 30th April. Find out more here.
Ernst Kirchner Exhibition at the Kunsthaus until 7th May
on now – Ernst Kirchner’s exhibition entitled “Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature – The Berlin Years”. Visit the Kunsthaus website here to find out more.
Osiris – Exhibition about the Sunken Treasures of Egypt
explore this exciting exhibition at the Museum Rietberg which began on 10th February and continues until 16th July. More information here.
PandaGO Fun Run in Zumikon 13th May
find out more about this fun run scheduled to take place in Zumikon on 13th May. It should be fun for all the family so why not sign up to get involved? See here for details.
Hotel Schweizerhof – Gourmet Dinners 7th April & 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 next on 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.
The Zurich Writers Workshop 12th – 14th May 2017
if you’re into writing you must sign up for the Zurich Writers Workshop which will be taking place in Zurich from 12th – 24th May. Some great workshops including one led by Jill Alexander Essbaum, the author of the “Hausfrau” book. All in English and registration open now. Find out more here.
Photos of Basel Fasnacht
if you didn’t manage to enjoy the Fasnacht fun in Basel Check out our Basel Fasnacht photos here.
Photo Carmen Sirboiu
Recent Openings in Switzerland
Guerilla Kitchen Pop Up 9th – 11th March
a very short pop up for just 3 days at the old Valentino hair salon in Pelikanplatz 15, 8001 Zurich. In addition to coffee and gipfeli in the mornings, they will be serving dumplings, Asian snacks, kimchi and more from 8am till midnight. No reservations – only walk ins. Find out more here.
Helvti Diner in Bellevue
there’s a stylish new Helvti Diner which has just opened in Bellevue. We visited for brunch the other day – see our photos and report here.
New Hotel in Davos – Hotel Spenglers in the Heart of the Town
there’s a brand new hotel in Davos which is located right in the centre of town and which is great for families. It’s also the only hotel in the centre with a rooftop balcony with 365 degree views. Find out more here.
New Look Storchen Hotel
the Storchen Zurich has a completely fresh new look and even the entrance has changed from Weinplatz to alongside the river. Find out more and see our photos here.
New Maserati City Showroom in Zurich
there’s a new Maserati City Showroom in the heart of Zurich at Uttoquai 47. So if you want to check out the latest models next time you’re in Seefeld do take a look. For more information please see here.
New Guerlain Fragrance with a Swiss Connection – #Mon Guerlain
the other week a new perfume was launched by the French perfume house Guerlain. However, the two “parfumeurs” who invented the fragrance are actually Swiss. Find out more about Mon Guerlain here.
Exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung – #MachtFerien
don’t miss the great new exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung featuring retro posters from Swiss Tourism and celebrating their 100 year anniversary. It’s colourful and engaging and it’s located at the Toni Areal site. See photos of the posters and find out all the info 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.
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.
Skiing in Davos, Klosters, Flims, Laax and Lenzerheide
if you fancy skiing locally it’s easy to take a day trip to some great ski resorts. Find out more about Davos, Klosters, Flims Laax and Lenzerheide here.
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