What’s On in Zurich End of November 2017

What's On in Zurich End of November 2017


What’s On in Zurich End of November 2017


What's On in Zurich End of November 2017

Lucy Lights, Christmas Markets and Swarovksi Tree in Zurich

the Christmas “Lucy” lights went on in Bahnhofstrasse at 6pm on 23rd November, Zurich’s Christmas Markets have begun opening their doors, the Illuminarium is bright and colourful and the Swarovski tree at Zurich’s main station has now been illuminated!  Zurich is full of festivity so enjoy the holiday spirit!

The Swarovski Tree Lights Up the Christkindlimarkt

the crystals on the Swarovski tree are now sparkling more than ever as the lights were illuminated on Thursday evening marking the 20th anniversary. Do pop by to Zurich main station to see the tree for yourself. Take a look at our photos of the Swarovski tree here from Thursday evening.

The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB

Christmas Markets in Zurich and Switzerland

the Christmas Markets have started all over Zurich but there are some really good ones all over Switzerland worth exploring. Check out the key Christmas Markets you really shouldn’t miss in our Christmas Market Guide here.

The Singing Christmas Tree Just off Bahnhofstrasse from 24th November

one of the loveliest of Christmas traditions, the Singing Christmas tree, will be performing from 24th November till 24th December. Click here for all the information on performances and location. 

The Jelmoli Märlitram – Christmas Tram for Kids from 24th November

the Jelmoli Christmas Tram will be wending its way through he streets of Zurich from 24th November to 24th December bringing much joy to the children of Zurich. Find out more here.

Jelmoli's Märlitram Zurich

Powerhouse Event on Cofounding 24th November

the Zurich Powerhouse group is hosting what promises to be a very interesting talk by expert speaker Jana Nevrlka on cofounding a business. For more information and full details see here. 

Blickfang in Bern from 24th – 26th November

for the first time our favourite design show, Blickfang will be taking place at the Expo in Bern. For more information see here.

Christmas Shopping Sundays in Zurich – 1st one this Sunday 26th Nov!!!!

normally shops are closed in Zurich on Sundays but before Christmas the shops open on 3 separate Sundays. Check out the dates for the special Christmas Shopping Sundays here.

ILLUMINARIUM Light Show at Zurich's National Museum

Photo Credit Jean Christophe- Dupasquier

The Illuminarium at the Landesmuseum Zurich on now

why not go and see the light show and illuminations at the Landesmuseum in Zurich? They are quite spectacular and continue until 31st December. Find out more here.

BSCC Young Professionals Event 27th November

developing a robust and strong network and maintaining these relationships requires effort and focus. Join the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce YPG Zurich team (Young Professionals Group) for an engaging and interactive evening at Memox in Albisrieden. More information here.

Vinea Wine Tasting at the Widder Hotel Wednesday 29th November

discover the diversity and excellence of Swiss wine with Vinea on Tour. It’s at the Widder Hotel on 29th November from 4pm-8pm with 36 winemakers from all over Switzerland presenting over 200 wines to taste. Cheese specialities and appetisers will be served and entrance is free of charge as long as you register here in advance. Find out more and register here.
The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2017

The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2017 30th November

the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award has taken place in Switzerland 14 times since 1985. This prestigious award is an inspiration for business women across Switzerland. This year’s Award Winner will be announced at the award ceremony by Sven Epiney on 30th November at the Park Hyatt in Zurich. Find out more information about this very special award here.

Kick Boxing for Puerto Rico Thursday, November 30th

join Tina Mack from kickboxaerobics.ch in Thalwil for an hour of fun at Lululemon in Marktgasse, Zurich to help raise money for Puerto Rico. 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico to help with the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. Learn a great new workout routine combining martial arts, boxing and aerobics elements. Tickets CHF 45. Event from 6.30-8pm. For full details see here.

Broadway Hit Wicked in Zurich in English Until 31st December

the much acclaimed Broadway hit Wicked will be performing at Theater 11 Zurich from 15th November till 31st December in English! Tickets are bound to go fast so find out more here.

Theatre Production of Wicked in Zurich

ICS Christmas Market 6th December

the ICS Winter Market is taking place in the Gemeindesaal in Zumikon on 6 December 2017. This event is an opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts, enjoy refreshments and musical performances by students in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. More details to follow.

AWC Christmas Market 3rd December

the annual Christmas Market will be taking place at the AWC office in Seefeld on 3rd December. More information here.

Stillpoint Book Launch on December 9th 

on 9th December 2017 at 19:00 Stillpoint Zurich will be playing host to the book launch of The Legend of Job by Gerald Squires. There’s are Art exhibition and public lecture and it’s all taking place at Stillpoint Spaces, Klosbachstrasse 99, Zurich on 9th December.

Turkey Dinner To Go at the Marriott Zurich 

the Marriott in Zurich is creating some great turkey dinners to go all over the festive season until 24th December. Prepared in the traditional way with a wonderful homemade stuffing, don’t forget to reserve yours! Find out more here.

Fondue and Räuschling wine: C’est Magnifique!

Fondue and More 

Fondue and the Schwarzenbach Magnificents Wine

local wine from the Zurich region teamed with Swiss cheese fondue. Jennifer investigated the partnership between Schwarzenbach Magnificents wines from Meilen and wonderful fondue.

Chalet Züriberg Fondue Chalet

just a short tram ride from the centre of Zurich is a new pop up fondue chalet which is open now for the Winter season until 31st January 2018. It’s all made of wood and has some great fondue offerings! Find out all about it here.

Raclette and Ruinart Champagne in the Igloo

the Widder Hotel has just launched a new pop up Igloo restaurant serving raclette and Ruinart champagne which will continue until 31st January 2018. It’s bound to get booked out very soon so don’t miss out. It costs CHF 99 per person including 2 dcl champagne. More information 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.

Nescens Better Aging Spa Break Hotel Victoria Jungfrau

Wonderful Wellbeing – Nescens Better Aging Program at Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa

if you’re looking to get fitter, healthier and relax with top class spa treatments, you really should investigate the Nescens Better Aging Program at the Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa. Only 2 hours from Zurich by train (even less by car), this luxurious retreat really knows how to pamper you! A perfect present and a wonderful getaway. Find out more here.

More Tips For Newcomers to Zurich and Switzerland

more practical tips if you are a newcomer to Zurich or Switzerland. Read them all here.

A Sunshine Break in Spain at La Manga Club

if the cold and grey is getting you down why not consider a trip to La Manga Club for a sunshine break? With 322 days of sunshine per year it is one of the sunniest places in Europe. Find out about our recent trip to La Manga club here.

Remodelling your kitchen or bathroom? 

if you’re remodelling your kitchen or bathroom or maybe purchasing a new build? One important consideration has got to be the kitchen worktops and surfaces. We went behind the scenes to the Cosentino factory in Schmerikon to find out more about their extremely durable and elegant worktops. Find our more here.

Lunch at the Dolder Grand for Nespresso Gourmet Weeks

read our article about our Nespresso Gourmet Weeks Lunch at The Restaurant at the Dolder Grand by top chef Heiko Nieder here.

Le Labo Tom Ford and Jo Malone at Globus Bellevue

the new perfume area at Globus Bellevue features an array of great perfume houses including one of our favourites, Le Labo with this, its first presence in Switzerland. Find our more here.

Park Hyatt's Wedding Fair Zurich

Photo credit Carmen Sirboiu

The Wedding Show at the Park Hyatt Hotel

if you didn’t manage to get to the Wedding Show at the Park Hyatt Hotel last week, see some of our photos here.

Warming Fare for Cold Days – G’Hacktes

looking for a warming recipe for these cold days? How about G’hacktes mit Hörnli. See our recipe here.

Best of Swiss Gastro Awards for 2108

see the winners of the Best of Swiss Gastro Awards in the recent contest in Zurich. Details here.

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