What’s On In Zurich End of July Early August 2017

What's On In Zurich End of July Early August 2017


What’s On In Zurich

End of July Early August 2017


Salt Openair Cinema

Summer Open Air Cinema Locations in Zurich 

the Allianz Open air cinema is back this year with a great selections of films and there are a number of smaller openair cinema venues too. Read all about Open Air Cinema locations in Zurich here. 

Mini Flohmi 30th July 12noon – 7pm 

there’s a Mini Flohmi or “flea market” taking place from noon till 7pm on Sunday. It’s at the Bundeshaus zu Wiedikon, Kalkbreitestrasse 33, 8003. Lots of vintage and theatrical clothes and accessories so it should make for a fun Sunday afternoon. Details here.

Ironman Zurich 30th July

don’t miss the Ironman Zurich – it will also be on in the city on 30th July. Please note that many roads will be closed. For more information please visit the website here.

Be a Part of the International Beer Bar Zurich

calling all beer fans! The International Beer Bar in Zurich, well known for its extensive range of craft beers is expanding. You can be a part of the project as they have launched a crowd-lending initiative. You will have to be quick though as the deadline is the 1st August! Find out all about it here.

Be part of the International Beer Bar as it grows

*** 1st August – Swiss National Holiday ***

there’s plenty to see and do on 1st August the Swiss National Holiday and the Swiss love to celebrate in style. Whether you fancy enjoying a farmers brunch or seeing the parade in town take a look here for some ideas on how to enjoy this holiday. 


The Rundfunk Festival at the Landesmuseum 3rd – 5th August

listen to the music and enjoy! The Rundfunk Festival will be taking place again this year in the grounds of the Landesmuseum in Zurich. From 3rd – 5th August. More info here.

Sommernachtsfest Romanshorn 3rd – 5th August

free entertainment at Romanshorn from 3rd – 5th August with live musical entertainment, fireworks and lots of fun. Find out more here.

Street Parade 2017 – 12th August

come and experience some of the most diverse electro music vibrating through the streets of Zurich on the 12th of August 2017. Street Parade is a fantastic event to let your hair down and join in the fun and craziness. Visit the Street Parade website here. See photos of a previous Street Parade here.

Zurich Theater Spektakel 17th August – 3rd Sept

fan of contemporary art? Forget about Shakespeare for a day and witness over 40 new theatre productions at the Zurich Theater Spektakel. The festival takes place from the 17th August to 3rd September 2017 at Landiwiese. More information here. 

Photos of the Limmat Swim 2015

Limmat Schwimmen 2017 19th August (reserve date 26th)

one of the loveliest activities you can take enjoy in Zurich in the Summer is the Limmat Swim. Find out how you can register for this great activity here.

Weltklasse Zurich 24th August

mark your diaries for the Diamond League Weltklasse athletics in Zurich on 24th August. Mo Farah will be competing for the final time marking the end of his successful career and tickets are bound to sell out quickly. See here for more information.

Stadt Summer Music Concerts Zurich 

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.  

Saturday Night Fever in Walenstadt from 19th July  – 26th August

why not step back into the 80s?  A musical production of Saturday Night Fever is taking place outside Zurich in Walenstadt on Lake Walensee until 26th August. Find out more here.

Zurich Openair Music Concerts 2017

tickets are now on sale for the Zurich Openair concert which takes place from 23rd – 26th August. There’s a great line up and the festival is always great fun and of course you can camp there too. For more information and to check the line up see here.

Zurich Openair Music Festival 2017

New In Zurich – Rice Up

there’s a new pop up restaurant in Zurich (which will incidentally be in place for one year!) located at Bahnhofstrasse 79, 8001 Zurich. As its name suggests it uses bowls of rice (or noodles or salad) as the base for interesting, healthy and creative meals. According to your taste you can add vegetables, meat, tofu, sprouts and various toppings. Visit the Rice Up website here.

New In Zurich – Hasta Ice Creams

we LOVE ice cream here at NewInZurich and we were so excited to meet up with Paulo from the newly opened Hasta Ice Cream shop in Schlüsselgasse 5, 8001 Zurich, that we fell in love with the delicious ice creams and sorbets at first bite! Check out our newly updated ice cream list for more information.

New In Zurich – The Outdoor Sports Bar at Zurich Airport

these days you have to get to the airport so early to ensure you get though security etc that you often have a lot of time on your hands. The new Outdoor Terrace Sports Bar at Zurich Airport is the perfect way to enjoy those last moments on “terra firma” in the fresh air. Find out more here.

New Photo Gallery in Pontresina

if you’re heading to the Engadine make sure you pop into Gian Giovanoli’s new photo gallery and see his wonderful collection in Pontresina. More information here.

Free and Cheap Things to do in Zurich

we all know Zurich is expensive but here are a few ideas to keep you busy without spending a fortune. Take a look here at some free and cheap things to do in 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.

Monday Evening Market at the Rimini Badi

the Mercatino Rimini will be taking place again in August every Monday evening at the beautiful Rimini Badi, where around 40 designers will be showing their wares. Great fun and a lovely atmosphere. Find out more here.

Monday Evening Market at the Rimini Badi

Save Money with the Sommer Ferienpass For Children 6 – 16 in Zurich

the Sommer Ferienpass is a complete bargain for children aged 6-16 and saves a fortune over the Summer holidays as well as offering amazing offers. Find out more 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.

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.

FOOD ZURICH 2017 From 7th – 17th September

once again the amazing foodie fest known as FOOD ZURICH will be taking place in the city – so make sure you mark your diaries for 7th – 17th Septmber! The website is just in German at the moment but it will be in English too shortly! See here.

Switzerland’s Street Food Festivals

there are lots of the Street Food Festivals taking place all over the country. Find out more here.

Tasting the Wines of Alentejo at FIFA World Football Museum

we were invited to a Portuguese wine tasting to sample the wines from Alentejo at the FIFA Museum in Zurich. Read all about it here.


Family Fun at Club Med Opio Provence

A Holiday with Adventure & Excitement? How about Club Med Opio?

we travelled to Club Med in Opio, Provence to find out what’s on offer at their newly revamped hotel. With the new Creative Cirque du Soleil training available (the only place in Europe!) everyone can learn how be an acrobat – or if that’s not your bag why not try an excursion through the Provençal countryside on one of the electric “NoSmoke” vehicles? So many fun things to do for all the family! Find out more 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.

Slimming in Style at the Chedi Andermatt

our NewInZurich reporter Jennifer recently visited the Chedi Andermatt for a preview of their new Slimming Package which will be available this Autumn. Find out more about her luxurious slimming experience here.

Strawberry Cake   

why not celebrate Summer by making a sumptuous Strawberry Cake? See the recipe here. 

Get In Shape with EMS

electro muscular stimulation is available in Zurich and Jenny Winklhofer is a personal trainer and qualified nutrition coach offering this service right in the heart of Zurich close to Stadelhofen. Under Jenny’s supervision and with just one 20 minute training session a week you will lose weight and achieve your fitness goals. Find out more here.

Contest Update

Congratulations to Dawn Beavers who was the winner of the Philips Visapure Facial Cleaning Brush in our recent contest. 


Maurice de Montignac Watch Making Workshops Zurich

Maurice de Mauriac Watch Making Workshops in Zurich 

did you know that you can attend watch making workshops in Zurich and learn all about the revered art of making time pieces? We visited Maurice de Mauriac to find out all about them. Read all about our visit here. 

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