What’s On in Zurich End December 2017 New Year 2018

What's On in Zurich End December 2017 New Year 2018 Geoff Pegler


What’s On in Zurich

End December 2017 New Year 2018


Photos of Zurich New Years Fireworks

New Year Magic – Fireworks in Zurich

don’t miss the New Year celebrations in Zurich on 31st December! As usual the fireworks don’t go off at midnight but at 20 minutes past midnight! Find out more about the New Year’s Eve program here.

Tubecon Hallenstation Zurich

Tubecon Switzerland Friday 29th December

the biggest social media stars of Switzerland will be on stage at the Hallenstadion Zurich on 29th December for Tubecon Switzerland. Over 60 Swiss digital creators and influencers and their fans will be live at this event with everything from comedy routines to workshops, panel discussions, live gaming sessions, sport challenges as well as an Awards Show as the highlight of the evening. Find out more about it here. Tickets are available at ticketcorner.ch.

The Illuminarium at the Landesmuseum Zurich until 31st December

the beautiful light show at the Illuminarium in the courtyard of the Landesmuseum ends on 31st December – so do visit before it finishes if you can. Take a look at our photos of it hereOr find out more here.

Broadway Hit Wicked in Zurich in English Until 31st December

the much acclaimed Broadway hit Wicked continues at Theater 11 Zurich till 31st December in English! Tickets are bound to go fast so find out more here.

Kloster Einsiedeln & the Black Madonna Exhibition if you haven't been already, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Kloster Einsideln exhibition at the Landesmuseum Zurich. It's on until 21st January. More information (in German) here.

Photo18 in Oerlikon 12th-16th January

“the” Zurich photo event is back in town from 12th – 16th January. It’s the biggest photographic event in Switzerland and this time it’s taking place in Oerlikon. The two locations are Halle 622: Therese-Giehse-Strasse 10, 8050 Zürich and StageOne: Elias-Canetti-Strasse 146, 8050 Zürich. Find out all about this great exhibition here.

Russian New Year Dinner at Le Musigny 13th January

our friends at Restaurant Le Musigny in Seefeld are having a Russian New Year’s Dinner on 13th January. Find out all about it here.

Kloster Einsiedeln & the Black Madonna Exhibition

if you haven’t been already, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Kloster Einsideln exhibition at the Landesmuseum Zurich. It’s on until 21st January. More information (in German) here.

Art On Ice in March 2018

looking forward a little, the Art On Ice skating event will be back in Zurich (and after in Lausanne and Davos) from 1st March 2018. There is a great line up and tickets are already selling fast. For ticket information see here.

Woodland and Wildlife at the Wildnispark Zurich

The Wildnis Park at Langnau Am Albis

the Wildness Park at Langnau am Albis is open 365 days a year and is a great place to visit for all the family. They have a great selection of birds and animals to see and what’s more it’s free! Find out all about it here.

Steepest Funicular in the World in Stoos in Switzerland

the steepest funicular in the while work was unveiled the other day by Doris Leuthard in the small village of Stoos in Switzerland. Find out all about it here.

New Year Shopping Dates in Zurich

shops will be closed on New Year’s Day Monday 1st December. However you can always find the shops open at the airport and at Stadelhofen and HB. See more here.

Dining in Style with the 29 Gourmet Club

*** Win an Annual Card for Gourmet 29 Club *** 

love fine dining and gourmet food? Yes, it can be an expensive hobby! However, with Gourmet 29 Club card you get to eat at top Zurich gourmet restaurants with a discount of 29% (including drinks). We have 10 Gourmet 29 cards up for grabs (each valid for a whole year) – find out all about this new way of dining and enter the contest to win one here.

Where to Go Ice Skating in Zurich 

there are plenty of places to go ice skating in Zurich – so grab your skates and take a look here.

Where to Find a Hammam or a Spa

take a look at our suggestions on where to find a relaxing hammer or spa. See here.

Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Sixt Fer à Cheval

Ever tried out Snowshoeing?

we went to stay at the brand new ski in / ski out Club Med at Grand Massif Samoens in the French Alps the other week and tried out snowshoeing in Sixt Fer à Cheval. Find out all about snowshoeing in this beautiful Winter Wonderland here.

Check Out Our Fondue and Raclette Guide

one of the best things about Winter in Zurich has to be finding a wonderful fondue or raclette restaurant. In Zurich there is so much choice and right now there are a great number of Pop Up fondue chalets too. Check out our list here to find one for you!

Top Places to Go Tobogganing Near Zurich

if you fancy going tobogganing not to far from Zurich take a look at these great sledging locations not far from Zurich.

Skiing in Flumserberg © NewInZurich

Ski Fun in Flumserberg

a great ski resort not from Zurich is Flumserberg. If you fancy going skiing not too far from home take a look 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.

Loading Photos to Instagram on a Laptop

if you’re ever stuck loading your photos onto Instagram via your phone, this is how to do it via a laptop or pc.

More Tips For Newcomers to Zurich and Switzerland

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

Fancy Sleeping in an Igloo?

if you fancy a different kind of hotel next time you visit the mountains why not try sleeping in an igloo? There are plenty of Igloo Villages to choose from all over Switzerland. Find out more here.

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Header Photos both by Geoff Pegler and Arnie Photography

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