What To Do In Zurich Mid February 2018 Onwards


What To Do In Zurich Mid February 2018 Onwards

What To Do In Zurich

Mid February 2018 Onwards


Glamour, Racing and Snow – White Turf St Moritz

There’s lots on in and around Zurich from mid February onwards – so forget about the grey weather and enjoy the colour and craziness of Fasnacht!

ST MORITZ WHITE TURF 11th & 18th FEB: enjoy the glamour and the action of watching horses compete on the frozen lake at St Moritz. Find out all about this annual Swiss fixture here.

MODE SUISSE: Mode Suisse Fashion show took place on 5th February but you can visit the pop up boutique in Zurich till the 10th February. Find out more and see the photos from the catwalk here.

LUCERNE FASNACHT 8th – 12th FEBRUARY: if you’re looking for some fun this weekend why not pop over to Lucerne and check out their Fasnacht – as it has already started! See some photos of last years event here.

VALENTINE’S DAY PRESENT IDEAS 14th FEBRUARY: this Wednesday 14th is Valentine’s Day (and also Ash Wednesday too). If you haven’t got a present yet take a look at our suggestions here.

Happy Valentine's Day

FASNACHT OR CARNEVAL IN ZURICH 16th – 18th FEBRUARY: check out the fun and craziness of Züri Carneval. Find out all about it here.

INTERNATIONAL COMEDY CLUB EVENTS: check out the upcoming events for the International Comedy Club in Switzerland here.

BLUE DAHLIA CAREER WORKSHOP 10th FEBRUARY: the next career workshop in English will take place in Zurich on 10th February. More information here.

TECHSPARK CLASSES FOR KIDS 13th-16th FEB: exciting workshops for children aged 8 – 18 years old on programming, hacking and defence from 13th-16th February. Limited spaces available (only 6 students per course). Full details here.

Celebrating Basel Fasnacht

BASEL FASNACHT 19th – 21st FEBRUARY: Basel’s Fasnacht is said to be one like no other! Beginning at 4am on the Monday morning it is a riot of noise, colour and fun. Find out all about it here.

CHRISTIAN BOBST PHOTO EXHIBITION PHOTOBASTEI TILL 18th FEB: Swiss photographer Christian Bobst is exhibiting his collection of photos entitled “Les Lutteurs du Grands Jihad” at Photobastei Zurich from 18th January till 18th February. More information (in German) on this wonderful selection of photos here.

Mother Africa in Zurich

MOTHER AFRICA 13th – 25th FEBRUARY CONTEST & DISCOUNT CODE: The Circus of the senses is a show which will take you on a beautiful journey to the centre of this unique continent and really is a feast for your eyes and ears. Singing, dancing, acrobatics and more – bound to banish the February blues! CONTEST: Enter our contest to win a pair of tickets by emailing us here with your name and mobile number with the word AFRICA in the title. Draw closes at 11pm on 23rd February. Use code MA20MA to get 20% off selected tickets. Find out more and book your ticket here. 

Hiring a Cleaner in Zurich - Batmaid to the Rescue!

HIRING A CLEANER IN ZURICH & CHF 20 READER DISCOUNT: things you need to know before you employ a cleaner and how to cut out the paperwork and increase your flexibility with Batmaid – plus a NewInZurich reader offer – find out more here.

ZURICH PUB QUIZ 22nd FEBRUARY: at Cooper’s Pub, Schaffhauserstrasse 359, Oerlikon from 7pm onwards. There’s also a great prize if you get a VERY hard question right (and this will run all year until someone answers it correctly. For more information see here. There will also be pub quizzes taking place on 1st March and 3rd May at Alumni Lounge (Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5, 8093 Zürich) at ETH Hönggerberg and they start at 19:15.

SWISS MOTO 22nd – 25th FEBRUARY: the Motorcycle, Scooter and Tuning Exhibition takes place at the Messe Zurich from 22nd – 25th February. Visit the website here. 

ROOM TO READ CYCLE FOR LITERACY 28th FEBRUARY: Get #ActiveForEducation with Room to Read and join their Spinning Class generously donated by Velocity Zurich. Velocity provides the necessary shoes for the class, towels, changing areas/showers.  Suggested class donation fee of CHF 35 and all proceeds go directly to Room to Read. Velocity Zurich will also offer you a 15% discount off future classes if you want to join. 19.40 to 20.50. Register here.

THE 27 CLUB AT MAAG Halle 27th Feb – 11th March – telling the story of music legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse who all joined the 27 Club – and celebrating their music. CONTEST: Enter our contest to win a pair of tickets (your choice of date) by emailing us here with your name and mobile number with the word 27CLUB in the title. Draw on 25th February. Get 20% off selected performances using code MA2027C. Book your tickets here.

Daisuke Takahashi Art On Ice 2017

ART ON ICE Zurich 2018 1st – 4th March:  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. If you’ve never been before take a look at some of the highlights from last year here. For ticket information see here.



TECHSPARK WORKSHOPS 13th -16th February

The next exciting workshops for children aged 8 – 18 years old are taking place in Zurich from 13th-16th February. Limited spaces available as only 6 students per class – so book early to avoid disappointment. Full details here.


Find out more and register here.


INTERNATONAL WOMENS DAY 8th MARCH AT HOTEL ST GOTTHARD: celebrate International Women’s Day in style at the Hotel St Gotthard in Zurich with cocktails, dinner and a fashion show. Tickets cost CHF 165 and more information can be found here.

MAN’S WORLD ZURICH 8th – 11th March: the 3rd Zurich edition of Man’s World will takes place over an area of 2,500m2 (26,900 sq. ft) at StageOne Oerlikon. A real playground for men where they can discover, and experience lots of key trends in  lifestyle, mobility, technology and gastronomy. Key brands will be represented like Victorinox, Mini, Micro and Sonos to mention just a few. For more information see here.

BASELWORLD 22nd – 27th MARCH: before you know it, it will be time for the great international watch and jewellery show Basel World which will take place at the Mess in Basel. Find out more here. Or see a previous article here.

MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL SWISS NATONAL MUSEUM FROM TILL 21st MAY: there is a new exhibition at the Swiss National Museum from 19th January. Offering a real glimpse behind the scenes with lots of memorabilia, costumes, guitars, vintage posters as well as a selection of film clips which you watch in comfy theatre style seats, this really is a fascinating exhibition. Find out more here.

Reviewing the GTech AirRam Vacuum Cleaner

SPECIAL READER OFFER ON THE CORDLESS GTECH AIRRAM VACUUM: looking for a lightweight but powerful cordless vacuum with a 40 minute run time? Check out the AirRam from Gtech and find out about the exclusive reader we’ve negotiated. Be quick! Offer only valid till the end of Feb. Find out more here.

GOD AND THE PICTURES EXHIBITION 2nd FEBRUARY – 15th APRIL: this exhibition about the Reformation takes place at the National Museum Zurich to mark the 500th anniversary of the Zurich Reformation. It’s all part of the festival ZH-REFORMATION.CH festival looking back at  the life and works of Zurich-based reformer Huldrych Zwingli. Find out more here.

LALIQUE CELEBRATES 130 YEARS: the crystal glass company Lalique have created a new perfume to celebrate the company’s 130th year anniversary. Find out all about the new collection here.

ZURICH BIER FESTIVAL 5th – 7th APRIL: for more information and to buy tickets see here.

SIHH 2018 GENEVA : the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie took place in Geneva last week. Find out more about it here.


Tasting Glenmorangie Spios Whisky in Zurich

TASTING THE NEW GLENMORANGIE SPIOS IN ZURICH: Glenmorangie have just launched their latest 2018 Private Edition and it is called SPIOS. We went to find out more at the Hotel Rivington in Zurich. Find out all about this very special whisky here.

WHERE TO FIND A FABULOUS FONDUE: Winter isn’t Winter without a fondue or raclette in Zurich. Some of the pop ups have finished now but there are still plenty of options. Take a look here.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: How about a recipe for Thai Coconut and Vegetable soup  – see recipe here.


Top 10 Geneva Attractions

EXPLORE GENEVA! THE TOP 10 MUST DO THINGS: Catherine from Swiss Bliss Travel put this fabulous guide to the city of Geneva together for us – so take a look here for some ideas on what to see and do in Geneva.


TOP PLACES FOR ICE SKATING IN ZURICH: there are plenty of places to go ice skating in Zurich – so grab your skates and take a look here.

TOP TOBOGGANING RESORTS NEAR ZURICH: if you fancy going tobogganing not too far from the city take a look at these great sledging locations not far from Zurich.

SKI FUN IN DAVOS; KLOSTERS, FLIMS, LAAX & LENZERHEIDE: find out more about these great skiing destinations here.

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.

A BALLOON RIDE IN THE CHAPLIN’S WORLD BALLOON:  we went for a ride in the Chaplin’s World Balloon at the Chateau-d’Oex ballon festival – read all about it here.

STAY OVERNIGHT 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.

HAMMAMS AND SPAS IN ZURICH: take a look at our suggestions on where to find a relaxing hammam or spa. See here.

RAINY DAY FUN IN ZURICH: 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.

MORE TIPS FOR NEWCOMERS TO ZURICH & SWITZERLAND: more practical tips if you are a newcomer to Zurich or Switzerland. Read them all here.

CARING FOR YOUR CHILDREN’S TEETH IN ZURICH:  we sat down with English speaking Zurich dentist Dr Marina Thomas to find the answers to some common questions about dental health for children. Read here to find out what she had to say.

AN EXCURSION TO THE JUNGFRAUJOCH: find out what it’s like to take a trip up the Jungfraujoch here.



Holding an Event in Zurich which we haven’t covered? Simply add it in the Comments box below!


Gtech AirRam Cordless Vacuum – Discounted Price: The recommended price is CHF 359 but you can buy it online for CHF 319 from now until the end of February 2018 by using the special NewInZurich Promo Code of NIZ40. Offer valid until 28.2.2018.You can order here.

Book a Batmaid Cleaner and Get CHF20 off your first booking: special CHF 20 voucher off your first go! Simple use the code NEW-IN-ZURICH007  to take advantage of this offer when booking here.

Mother Africa Show – Discounted Tickets + Contest : Enter our contest to win a pair of tickets  (your choice of date) by emailing us here with your name and mobile number with the word AFRICA in the title. Draw takes place on 12th February. Use code MA20MA to get 20% off selected tickets. Find out more and book your ticket here. 

27CLUB – Dicounted Tickets + Contest: Enter our contest to win a pair of tickets (your choice of date) by emailing us here with your name and mobile number with the word 27CLUB in the title. Draw takes place on 25th February.Get 20% off selected performances using code MA2027C. Book your tickets here.


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Photos by Carmen Sirboiu and Christina Fryer

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