What’s On in Zurich Mid to End July 2017

What's On In Zurich Mid to Late July 2017


What’s On in Zurich Mid to End July 2017


What's On In Zurich Late June 2017 Onwards

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

the Live at Sunset concerts at the Dolder  continue 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.

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.

Salt Openair Cinema

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. 

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.

August 1st Parade

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 (pictured above) in town take a look here for some ideas on how to enjoy this holiday.

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. 

Fotos Limmatschwimmen Zurich 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. 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.  

Sports Bar with Outdoor Terrace at Zurich Airport

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 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 – Max Chocolatier Exotic Ice Creams and Summer Chocolate Collection

the wonderful chocolate shop Max Chocolatier has not only recently launched its latest “Summer Collection of  irresistible chocolates but they are now stocking their new range of delectable ice creams and sorbets too. Why not pop round to Spitalgasse 12, Zurich 8001 and check them out or see our ice cream list 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 at some free and cheap things to do in Zurich.

Fancy an Excursion? How about visiting Europa Park in Rust?

a great place to go for plenty of family fun – rides, entertainment and excitement all in one place at the very well run Europa Park. Easily reachable from Zurich for a day out.  Find out more 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.

The Must-Have Summer Accessory 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.

ZVV Somerferienpass

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.

Tasting Alentejo Wines at FIFA Museum Zurich

Holidays and WellnessFreitag F512 voyager bag

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.

Top Packing Tips for Women

check out these packing tips to help you stream line the packing for your next trip. See more 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.

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

Summer Cocktails  

why not celebrate Summer by making your own delicious Summer Cocktails. Find some easy cocktail recipes here.

Conjuring up Cocktails at the George Bar & Grill Zurich


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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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