What’s On in Zurich Beginning of September 2017


What’s On in Zurich Beginning of September 2017


The Rundfunk Festival at the Landesmuseum ends 1st September 

listen to the music and enjoy! The Rundfunk Festival continues in the grounds of the Landesmuseum in Zurich until 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.

Vegan Vegan Food Festival Sihl City 1st – 2nd September

delicious vegan specialities at the Vegan vegan food festival in Zurich. Find out more here.

Vegana Vegan Food Festival Zurich

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 until 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 continues until 3rd September 2017 at Landiwiese. More information 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.

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.

Photo 18 Fashion Showcase at Glattzentrum

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.

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.

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.

Food Zurich 2017 - Eating is What Connects Us

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 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.
Art Zurich Contemporary Art Fair 21st – 24th Sept
one of our favourite contemporary Art fairs, Art Zurich is back in town from 21st – 24th September but this time in a new location – PULS 5 near Technopark in Zurich West. Day Tickets cost CHF 20 but why not enter our draw to win one of 30 double tickets by emailing us with a) your name and address b) your tel number and c) Art Fair PULS 5 in the subject line and maybe you will be lucky! Enter 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.

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.

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.

6 Circular Walks around 60 minutes from Zurich

6 Circular Walks Around 60 Minutes from Zurich

if you love walking or hiking check out these circular routes which are all just around 60 minutes from Zurich. Click here for details.

Find a Swimming Pool in Zurich!

apparently high Summer is over in Zurich but hopefully we will still be able to enjoy some more sunny days at one of Zurich’s Badis – take a look here and choose one you fancy next time it’s sunny.

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.

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.

Testing out a Tesla Model S with A Picnic in Graubünden

we put a Tesla Model S through its paces in Graubünden – find out more here.

Hotel Ambassador Picnic with a Tesla in Graubünden

How to Get Your Swiss Driving Licence

new in Zurich and want to exchange your driving licence? Find out the rules and regulations here.

How to Keep Your Fizz Sparkling!

we tried out a new Swiss gadget for champagne and sparkling wine which allows you to keep your fizz fresh and sparkling even if you don’t finish the bottle. Find out more about Zzysh 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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