What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2017 Onwards

What's On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2017 Onwards


What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2017 Onwards

What's On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2017 Onwards

Montreux Jazz Festival till 15th July

the famous Montreux Jazz Festival which started last weekend continues in Montreux until 15th July. For more information see here.

Live at Sunset at the Dolder 6th – 22nd July

the Live at Sunset concerts are back at the Dolder this year from the 6th – 22nd July. See the program here. 

Summer Open Air Cinema Locations in Zurich 

the Allianz Open air cinema is back this year and there are a number of smaller venues where you can see films in the open. Read all about Open Air Cinema locations in Zurich here.

Street food Festival Truck Special Zurich

Food Festival – Food Truck Special until 9th July

why not pop down to Hardturm to try the wares of around 70 food trucks which will be offering their delicious foodie goodies from 29th June to 9th July. There will be spare ribs, pulled meat, dumplings tacos, strudel, waffles and lots more. Open Mon – Fri: 5pm – midnight,  Sat: 11am till midnight and Sun: 11am – 10pm on 2nd July July and till 6pm on 9th July. More info on Switzerland’s StreetFood Festivals here.

Caliente Festival Zurich 7th – 9th July

over 300,000 visitors are expected to attend this year’s Caliente Latin American Dance Festival which is taking place from 7th – 9th July at the Volkshaus, Helvetiaplatz in 8004 Zurich. Don’t miss out on the action! See the website here.

Sommernachstball Saturday 8th July

this is a wonderful event which takes place every year at Zurich Habuptbahnhof. Dress up if you want to or simply come as you are – but be prepared to dance the night away! From 8pm till 2am at Zurich main station. FREE! For more information see here. 

What's on in Zurich Late June 2017 onwards

MachtFerien Exhibition until 9th July

if you haven’t been already, don’t miss the Macht Ferien exhibition of Swiss Tourism’s iconic posters celebrating the past 100 years. It finishes on 9th July. More information here.

The Osiris Exhibition until 16th July at Museum Rietberg

don’t miss this extraordinary exhibition showcasing Egyptian treasures which have been recovered from the ocean. Until 16th July.  Find out all about it here.

Ironman Zurich 20th July

don’t miss the Ironman Zurich – it will be taking place in the city on 20th July. For more information please visit the website here.

Fitness Rock’n’Run Saturday 24th July

the Zurich edition of the Fitness Rock’n’Run challenge is taking place on Saturday 24th June taking place at 12 noon with a 10K action “parlours” and over 15 power stations. Find out more here. Stadtsommer Zürich Concerts July & August 2017

Stadt Summer Music Concerts Zurich & Zurich Openair

check out the free music concerts in July and August organised by Stadt Zürich as well as information about Zurich Openair. Find out more about these concerts here. 

Weltklasse Zurich 24th August

mark your diaries for the Diamond League Weltklasse athletics in Zurich on 24th August. Tickets sell out quickly so see here for more information.

The Zurich Seeüberquerung took place last Wednesday

find out more about this event in case you fancy doing it next year. More info here.

Top Tips For Transitioning to Switzerland with Kids

this Summer is the time that many families will be relocating from their home countries to Switzerland for the first time. We spoke to Play Space Zurich to get some top tips to help make that transition easier for the whole family. Find out all about it here.

New In Zurich – Urban Surfing

if you fancy a go at surfing in Zurich, now’s your change with the opening of Citywave at Gerolds Area near Hardbrücke. Find out all about it here.

Surfing in the City in Zurich at Frau Gerolds

New In Zurich  – #THEVIEW at the Hotel Ambassador

there is a fabulous new place in Zurich to have a drink whilst taking in spectacular views for the city and the lake. It’s called #THEVIEW and you can find it on the roof terrace of the Hotel Ambassador at Opera in Zurich. Find out more here.

New In Zurich – the Swiss Finance Museum

located in the SIX building in the heart of Züri West, the new Swiss Finance Museum just opened on 28th June and is bound to be an interesting new addition to Zurich’s museums. Pleas note unlike most museums it is also open on Mondays. More information here.

New In Zurich – the latest Thomas Sabo Collection

the new Thomas Sabo Collection has just been unveiled in Zurich and there are lots of great new pieces as well as a beautiful new fragrance which will be available from mid September. Find out more here.

Monte Generoso Cogwheel Railway and Fiore di Pietra

Fancy an Excursion? How about visiting Monte Generosa in Ticino

a stunning location to visit in Summer is Monte Generoso. With the amazing cogwheel railway which takes you to the top, you get stunning views as far as Italy. Why not take the family for a trip to a trip on high and see for yourself?  Find out more here.

Ice Cream in Zurich

Looking for a cool ice cream in Zurich? Then check out our refreshing  Ice Cream Guide here.

swimming in lake zurich

Swimming Pools in Zurich  – Badi time!

when the weather is sunny there is nothing better than visiting one of Zurich’s Badis or open air swimming pools – take a look here and choose one you fancy.

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.

Hiking in Switzerland? Protect yourself against Ticks

if you’re enjoying hiking it’s a good idea to protect yourself against ticks. Find out more here. 

Where to Stand Up Paddle Board in Zurich

there are loads of places in Zurich where you can Stand up paddle board – take a look here to find a place close to you.  

SUP Fun on the Zürisee

Holiday Plans?

Going on Holiday?

why not check our Top Tips for Packing Lightly for Women here.

Need a bag? Check out the FREITAG free travel bag offer

once again FREITAG  are running a #gonewithFREITAG borrow-a-travel-bag offer! If you’re  travelling this Summer and in need of a bag, find out more about this amazing and very generous offer from FREITAG here.

Looking for a Detox and Wellness Break? How about the Sianji Wellbeing Resort?

if you’re looking for a break for your body and mind, how about considering a detox and wellness holiday? We flew to Bodrum the other day and embarked on a 5 day detox – find out all about this amazing resort here

Caffe Affogato  

make yourself a delicious and refreshing Caffe Affogato.  See recipe here.  

Caffe Affogato


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A Trip to the Stunning Valle Verzasca in Ticino

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A Stay at the Beautiful Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona

100 Years of Swiss Tourism Exhibition – #Machtferien

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Visit the Jungfraujoch and Stand on the Top of Europe

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Top Tips for Newcomers to Zurich

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