What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2017 Onwards

What's On in Zurich Mid July 2017 Onwards


What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2017 Onwards


What's On in Zurich Mid July 2017 Onwards

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

the Live at Sunset concerts at the Dolder have started and continue on until 22nd July. See the program here.

Moon & Stars Festival Locarno 14th – 22nd July

with a great line up and some fabulous music lined from 14th – 22nd July, why not take a trip to sunny Ticino for the Moon & Stars Festival? Find out more and see the line up here.

Montreux Jazz Festival till 15th July

the famous Montreux Jazz Festival finishes in Montreux on 15th July – maybe you will have a chance to see it before it ends? For more information see 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.

OSIRIS Egypt’s Sunken Treasure at Museum Rietberg

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. Last day is 16th July.  Find out all about it here.

Ironman Zurich 30th July

don’t miss the Ironman Zurich – it will be taking place in the city on 30th 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.

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.


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.

Limmat Schwimmen 2017 19th August (or 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. Tickets sell out quickly so see here for more information.

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. 

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.

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.

Fancy an Excursion? How about visiting Pilatus

a stunning location to visit anytime of year. We visited in Autumn but the view in Summer over the lake are truly fabulous.  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 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.

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 in a couple of weeks it will be in English too! See here. Zurich Street Food Festival

Switzerland’s Street Food Festivals

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

Holidays and Wellness

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.

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

Acai Fruit Bowl  

make yourself a delicious Acai Bowl. You can get all the ingredients here in Zurich.  See recipe here.

acai bowl

*** CONTEST ***

To Win a

Philips Visapure Electric Facial Cleansing Brush 

we tested out a range of Philips styling and grooming Products and we were so impressed with the Visapure Facial Cleaning Brush that in conjunction with Philips we are running a contest offering one of these great electric brushes to one lucky reader! See details and enter the contest here.  Draw takes place on 25th July!

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