What’s On In Zurich Early August 2017

What's On In Zurich Early August 2017

What’s On In Zurich Early August 2017

The Rundfunk Festival at the Landesmuseum until 1st September 

listen to the music and enjoy! The Rundfunk Festival is taking place in the grounds of the Landesmuseum in Zurich. From 3rd August to 1st September. Enjoy! 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.

Stadt Summer Music Concerts Zurich ending 5th August 

the last of the free concerts organised by Stadt Zürich take place on 5th August. Find out more here.

Film Festival in Locarno 2nd – 12th August

if you fancy visiting the beautiful town of Locarno don’t miss the famous Film Festival which is celebrating over 70 years and is taking place from the 2nd – 12th August. Find out all about it here.

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. 

Photos of Street Parade Zurich 2015

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. 

Badenfahrt 2017 18th – 27th August

every 10 years the “Badenfahrt” Festival takes place in the city of Baden. It’s the largest municipal folk festival and offers a wide range of cultural activities. It attracts visitors from all over Switzerland and a million people are expected to attend. If you miss it this year you will have to wait another 10 years till the next time! Find out more (in German) here.

Schmuck – Jewlellery Exhibition on now until 22nd October

if you’re interested in jewellery you might fancy going along to an exhibition called Schmuck at the Landesmuseum in Zurich. Find out more here.

The International Beer Bar Zurich

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.

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.

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. Tickets go fast so find out how you can register for this great activity here.

Photos of the Limmat Swim 2015

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.

Missed Swiss National Day? See Some Photos!

if you missed the celebrations for August 1st, Swiss National Day we have a few here.

Swiss National Day August 1st

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.

New In Zurich – Restaurant 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. Find out more about it here.

New In Switzerland – World’s Longest Hanging Bridge

last weekend the world’s longest hanging bridge, built by the Bernese firm Swissrope, opened in Zermatt. Read all about it here. 

World's Longest Hanging Bridge Zermatt Switzerland

Photo courtesy of Swissrope

A Taste of Tuscany at  Restaurant 4Leoni Firenze Zurich 

if you’re looking for a lovely authentic Italian restaurant why not visit 4Leoni in Luisenstrasse, 8005 Zurich. The food is fresh, tasty and authentic and you can even dine outside whilst the warmer weather lasts. Find out more about their delicious specialities 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.

Switzerland’s Street Food Festivals

there are lots of the Street Food Festivals taking place all over the country – this weekend there is one in Berne. 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.

Bergwelt 2017

Swiss Mountain Painters BERGWELT 2017 Exhibition 12th August – 3rd September 

visit the Guild Exhibition “BERGWELT 2017” which this year is being held in Unterseen near Interlaken. Over 50 members of the Swiss Mountain Painters Guild, including Joanne Finnegan, will be showcasing 130 of their latest works. More information here.

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.

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.

Tissot watch

Reka and Tissot – Two Swiss Brands from the Jura

find out what Swiss brands Reka, who run the holiday villages for families across Switzerland and Tissot watches have in common and what’s it’s like to visit the Monfaucon Reka Village 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.

Shape Up With Jenny Winklhofer's EMS Training

Jenny Winklhofer demonstrating EMS

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.

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. 

Lemon Polenta Cake   

why not try your hand at making a delicious Lemon Polenta cake? See the recipe here. 

lemon polenta cake

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