New Year Fireworks in Zurich

New Year Photos of Zurich


New Year Fireworks in Zurich


Photos of Zurich New Years Fireworks

New Year Fireworks in Zurich

If you’re in Zurich for New Year’s Eve prepare for a big party! The whole area around Lake Zurich will be transformed with fireworks and celebrations.

Known as Silvesterzauber, (New Year’s Magic in English), the traditional Zurich New Year Firework display is not only free to watch but also amazingly spectacular. The fireworks can be viewed from far and wide across the city so if you can’t get to the lake, find a tall building!

Magic Lake Zone and Guest Tent

As usual, there will be a variety of food stalls with snacks and tempting delights from all over the world. There will also be many pop up bars serving refreshments all around the lake. The festival site stretches right around the lake in Zurich – from Limmatquai via Bellevue up to Utoquai, as well as over the Quai bridge and as far as General Guisan-Quai.

However, this year there will be a separate Magic Lake Zone and Guest Tent which require entrance tickets to be purchased.

Over 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the event, not only from Switzerland but from all over the globe. In fact New Year’s eve in Zurich is the biggest New Year celebration in Switzerland. Come along and join in the fun! The fireworks kick off at 00.20 and last till 00.35.

Photos of Zurich New Years Fireworks

New Year Fireworks in Zurich

All Photos by Arnie Bhattacharyya, Arnie Photography

Please note you cannot take private fireworks along to the event. If you have young children in tow do note that it can get very crowded.

The Program

The program for 31st December 2017 is as follows:

 Take a look at some of the photos from  New Year 2014 here and photos from New Year 2015 here For more information please see the official website. It should be a great event – have fun! Don’t forget to by a Night Supplement “Nachtzuschlag” for travelling back on public transport after the event.

New Year Fireworks in Zurich

Photo © NewinZurich


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