What’s On In Zurich End August Early September 2017

What's On In Zurich End August Early September 2017


What’s On In Zurich End August Early September 2017


Photos of the Limmat Swim 2015

Limmat Schwimmen 26th August  

the Limmat Swim will take place on Saturday 26th August. Tickets sold out in record time and there was such demand the server crashed. Do go down and watch even if you did’t manage to get a ticket! Find out all  about this great activity here.

Saturday Night Fever in Walenstadt until 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 Festival 2017

the Zurich Openair concert finishes on 26th August. See our photos by photographer Geoff Pegler here.

Turkish Photo Exhibition at the Volkshaus till Monday 28th

there’s an interesting exhibition by Turkish photographer Resul Celik called “Geheimnisvolles Anatolien”. It’s free of charge and is on all weekend till Monday 28th August at 13.00. Why not take a look? More information here.

Photo Exhibition of Anatolia Turkey at the Volkshaus Zurich

International Photo Festival 25th – 27th August

taking place in Olten from 25th 27th August there is a great line up of events, workshops and talks for anyone interested in photography. Find out more about the International Photo Festival here.

Miso Soup Course in Zurich in English 27th August

our friends at Sobre Mesa are running a course all about Miso Soup on Sunday 27th August. Find out more here.

Suisse Emex Marketing Expo 29th & 30th August

the biggest marketing expo in Switzerland takes place in Zurich on 29th and 30th August. Find out more here.

Badenfahrt 2017 18th – 27th Aug Every 10 Years!!!

every 10 years the “Badenfahrt” Festival (below) 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! Last day Sunday 27th August! Find out all about it here. 

Badenfahrt 2017

The Rundfunk Festival at the Landesmuseum until 1st September 

listen to the music and enjoy! The Rundfunk Festival continues in the grounds of the Landesmuseum in Zurich. From 3rd August to 1st September. Enjoy! More info here.

Viadukt Night & Scottish Theme at the British Cheese Centre 1st September

the annual Viadukt Night takes place on Friday 1st September and at the British Cheese Centre if you turn up in a kilt you get a free beer or Pimms! Join in the fun and find out more about this great event here.

Lange Nacht der Museen 2nd Septmember

the Lange Nacht der Museen takes place on 2nd September where all you culture vultures can enjoy going into museums for a fixed price until the wee hours. Find out more here.

Win a Flight for 2 To LA with Novotel Instagram Installation

if you love taking selfies and fancy entering an Instagram contest to win tickets to LA, head over to Novotel Zurich City-West and take your photos at their dedicated “My Dreams” Instagram Installation. It’s in Zurich until 26th September and then goes on tour in Basel and Geneva. Find out more here.

Tag Des Kinos 3rd September – See a Film for CHF 5

the Allianz CHF 5 cinema day or Tag des Kinos is taking place all over Switzerland on Sunday 3rd September. Find out all about it here.

Tag Des Kinos - Cinema for CHF 5

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.  

Photo 18 Fashion Showcase 14th August – 9th September

why not nip over to the Glattzentrum shopping centre and take a look at the photo fashion exhibition by leading  Swiss fashion photographers which is free to view. In addition they will also be running live photo shoots which so the public can really see how fashion photos are taken. Find out more here.

Aerosolar Journeys at the Haus Konstruktiv till 3rd September

check out the Aerosolar Journeys exhibition by internationally renowned artist Tomás Saraceno at the Haus Konstruktiv in Zurich. It runs until September 3rd. More information here.

Expat Expo 3rd September

with a change of address to Dietikon this time, Expat Expo is back in Zurich on 3rd September. For more information please see here.

Swiss Mountain Painters BERGWELT 2017 Exhibition until 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.

TEDx Lugano 9th September

there is an impressive line up of speakers for the TEDx Lugano on 9th September and the theme is “Professions of the Future”. With the new tunnel it’s now remarkably easy to get from Zurich to Lugano so why not find out more? For information on these interesting talks and presenters and to buy a ticket click here.

Food Zurich 2017 - Eating is What Connects Us

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 September! Find out all about the Food Zurich gastonomic events here.

Switzerland’s Street Food Festivals

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

Swiss Tavolata

ever fancied eating real Swiss food in a real Swiss farmyard? With Swiss Tavolata you can do this and whats more you can also find out more about it during Food Zurich. Read here for all the details.

Zurich Salon Debate 14th September – What Is Time?

the next debate for Zurich Salon is takes place on 14th September and is all about the physical and philosophical nature of time. Professor Raymond Tallis, one of the UK’s leading public intellectuals will be presenting his new book followed by a debate with scientists and philosophers from the University of Zurich and the CERN particle accelerator. Tickets cost CHF 20-30. 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 and the minimum investment is CHF 1,000. The deadline is the 31st August! Find out all about it 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.

Bergspa Hotel La Val Brigels

A Relaxing Break at Bergspa Hotel La Val in Brigels

we had a wonderful break at the Bergspa Hotel La Val in Brigels, Graubünden the other day and enjoyed their fabulous warm hospitality as well as their wonderful spa. It’s the perfect mountain retreat and definitely worth a visit! Find out all about Bergspa Hotel La Val here.

New In Switzerland – World’s Longest Hanging Bridge

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

Excursion to Lake Caumasee

one of the most beautiful lakes in Switzerland, the Caumasee is known for its turquoise beauty. Find out more about this beautiful spot and why not go for a visit? See here for more photos and details.

Find a Swimming Pool in Zurich!

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.

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.

Get In Shape with EMS

Jenny Winklhofer is offering EMS personal training 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. Jenny also specialises in helping women who have recently given birth get their fitness back. Find out more here.

Top Tips Switzerland

Just Moved To Zurich ?  

if you are new to Zurich why not read our article on top tips for newcomers to the city? Read all the tips here.  

Transitioning to Zurich with Kids

if you are finding it tricky transitioning with your children to Switzerland or simply want to find some good tips about on making the move and acclimatisation to a new environment as smooth as possible take a look here.

Sportswear sale at Sport Shop TIME OUT in Uster

if you’re looking for sports equipment now is the time to pop down to the TIME OUT sports shop in Uster as they have a great sale on with many items 50% off. The sports shop is shut on Mondays and from 12.30 – 13.30, except on Saturdays when it’s open till 4pm. See the website for details 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.

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