What’s On in Zurich Mid December Onwards

What's On in Zurich Mid To Late November 2017

What’s On in Zurich Mid December Onwards

What's On in Zurich Mid December Onwards

Cashmere Sales for a Good Cause 8th and 9th December

the charity Luxe4Education is presenting its latest collection of elegant and luxurious pieces for men and women – sweaters, cardigans, hoodies, ponchos, scarves and shawls, lots of accessories and more. It’s all for a great cause, helping blind Chinese orphans. The sale will take place at Weid 13 in Zumikon on December 7th, 8th and 9th from 11am until 5pm. More information about this great charity here.

The Musical Advent Calendar at the Opera House

every day at 5.30pm until 23rd December there is a free short performance taking place in the foyer of the Opera House in Zurich. For more information see the details here.

Tram 8 Extension Celebration Saturday 9th December

tram line number 8 is being extended across Hardbrücke from Sunday 10th December meaning from now on you can go directly from Zurich-West to Helvetiaplatz. There will be a party with stalls, refreshments and even stand up comedy at Hardplatz Ost on Saturday 9th from 10am – 8pm at Hardplatz Ost, 8004 Zurich. Enjoy the party and the new found convenience of this tram extension!

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.

Silvesterlauf 10th December 

don’t miss the annual Silvesterlauf taking place in Zurich this Sunday. Even if you’re not taking part it’s fun to watch as you spot lots of crazy costumes. It’s a fun event and suitable for all the family. Many of the roads will be closed to cars on Sunday. For more information see here.

The Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017 10th December

the Credit Suisse Sports Awards will be taking place in Zurich on 10th December and the winners will be announced during the evening. It’s a great opportunity to honour Switzerland’s sporting talent and to see the results of last year’s sport awards please take a look here.

The Swarovski Tree at 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 the lighting up ceremony. Or see the video here.

The Singing Christmas Tree Just off Bahnhofstrasse until 24th December

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 Pyramid at Stadelhofen

ever wondered what was the inspiration behind the Christmas Pyramid at Stadelhofen station? Find out all about it here.

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.

Popular European Christmas Markets

just over the border there are some great Christmas Markets in France, Germany and Austria. Find out more here.

Jelmoli's Märlitram Zurich

The Jelmoli Märlitram – Christmas Tram for Kids till 24th December

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

Sunday Shopping – This Sunday 10th Dec at Glatt, 17th December in Zurich

check out the details of this year’s Sunday shopping in Zurich and its outskirts. See the information here.

Lichterschwimmen on the Limmat 21st December

watch the tea lights sailing along the river Limmat as you sip a warming Glühwein. This festival takes place every year on the Thursday before Christmas at 6pm sharp! Find out more about it here.

Lichterschwimmen courtesy of Zurich Tourism

Turkey Dinner To Go at the Marriott Zurich till 24th December

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 now! Do go along and enjoy! Find out more here.

The Illuminarium at the Landesmuseum Zurich until 31st December

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.

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.


Fondue Dinner at Les Pleaides Vevey

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!

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. Read all about it here.

Christmas Gift Guide

have you bought all your presents yet? If you’re looking for ideas or inspiration we’ve included lots of presents at a range of price points – so why not check out our Christmas Gift Guide here.

Smartwatcher - the precious Gift of Safety and Security

Zurich Based Company Launches SmartWatcher – Enter Contest to Win One

the innovative Swiss company SmartWatcher have launched a range of watches which are also security devices, aimed at helping the elderly or the very young enjoy their independence without endangering themselves. We are running a contest until 19th December if you would like to have a chance of winning one. Read all about the SmartWatchers here and enter the contest by sending an  email to us here with a) your name b) your telephone number and c) and whether you would prefer to win the PEARL or the SENSE SmartWatcher. Please put the word SmartWatcher in the subject line of the email. The winner will be drawn on 19th December.

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.

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.

The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2017 

the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award took place at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Zurich on 30th November. It was won by Barbara Lax. Find out more information about this very special award 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.

Party Fare the Pesto Puff Pastry Sunwheel

if you’re holding a party the Pest Puff Pastry Sunwheel is one of the easiest recipes to make but it looks stunning. See the recipe here. 

Partyfood - Pesto Puff Pastry Sunwheel

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