What’s On In Zurich Late February Early March 2018

What's On In Zurich Late February Early March 2018


What’s On In Zurich

Late February Early March 2018



Chienbäse - Liestal Fire Parade - A Swiss Tradition

PHOTOS OF THE CHIENBÄSE FIRE PARADE BASEL:  check out these photos from last Sunday’s Fire Parade in  Liestal Basel.

PHOTOS OF FASNACHT IN BASEL AND LUCERN: if you didn’t make Fasnacht in Lucern or Basel this here take a look at some photos of this great celebrations and hopefully they will persuade you to go next year! See photos here.

Swiss Moto Zurich

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. 

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

MOTHER AFRICA 13th – 25th FEBRUARY  DISCOUNT CODE: The “Circus of the Senses” is a show involving singing, dancing, acrobatics and more – and what’s more it’s bound to banish the February blues! If you would like to see the show use code MA20MA to get 20% off selected tickets. Find out more and book your ticket here. 

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.

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.

27 CLUB AT MAAG Halle 27th Feb – 11th March 2018

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 MA2027CFind out more  here.

CHF 40 SPECIAL OFFER ON CORDLESS GTECH AIRRAM ENDS 28th FEBRUARY: 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 FebFind out more here.

Reviewing the GTech AirRam Vacuum Cleaner

TATEN STATT WORTE CHARITY AUCTION 3pm 2nd MARCH 2018: exhibition at the Zunfthaus Zurich Waag on 2nd March 2018. Find out more here.

QS MBA AT BAUR AU LAC ZURICH: thinking of doing an MBA? Then why not meet up over 20 of the world’s top business schools face to face at the Baur Au Lac in Zurich on Tuesday 6th March from 6pm to 10pm? Free sign up. Find out more here.

SLOW FOOD MARKET BERN 2nd – 4th MARCH: don’t miss the next Slow Food Market which is taking place in Bern on 2nd – 4th March. Find out all the information 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.

What's On In Zurich Late February Early March 2018

GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW 8th -18th MARCH: the famous Geneva International Motor Show takes place at Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva from 8th – 18th March. Don’t miss all the excitement! Find out more here.

THE FRIEL SISTERS – THE GRÜNINGEN SESSIONS 14th MARCH: celebrate St Patrick’s Day with the Friel Sisters. Find out more here.

GIARDINA GARDEN & OUTDOOR LIVING EXHIBITION 14th-18th MARCH: Find out more about this great exhibition at the Messe Zurich for gardeners and those who enjoy outdoor living. More information here.  



 QS MBA EVENT Tuesday 6th March 6 – 10pm 

At the Baur Au Lac Zurich 

QS Connect MBA – Zurich’s exclusive MBA and Executive MBA event at the Baur au Lac takes place on 6th March. Meet over 20 of the world’s best business schools such as IMD, Duke, IESE, HEC Lausanne, Bocconi, Manchester and many more. Plus $7.0 M scholarships, panel discussions and networking drinks. Tuesday 6th March, Baur au Lac Zurich, Talstrasse 1, 8001 from 18.00 – 22.00




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 Messe 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.

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.

ALICJA KWADE – LINELAND AT HAUS KONSTRUKTIV 8th FEB – 6th MAY: extensive solo exhibition over 3 floors at Haus Konstruktiv by Polish conceptual artist and sculptor Alicja Kwade  whose multimedia works question our supposed reality. For more information see here.

Lumilogie by Lierac at Urania Sternwarte Zurich

LUMILOGIE – LIERAC’S NEW SKIN CREAM AGAINST DARK SPOTS: we visited the Urania Sternwarte in Zurich and had a tour of its amazing giant telescope before finding out about Lierac’s latest skincare advances in combatting uneven skin tone and dark spots. Read all about it here.

TAG HEUER’S NEW CONNECTED WATCH – THE MODULAR 41: find out all about the new TAG Heuer Modular 41 watch – a connected watch that can be styled up or down. Last week’s presentation at the iconic Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich showed us everything this amazing watch is capable of. Find out more here.

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.


10 Out of 10 at Mövenpick Restaurant 20/20 Zurich

LUNCHING AT MÖVENPICK 20/20 RESTAURANT ZURICH: if you’ve not visited the Mövenpick 20/20 Restaurant in Zurich you really should try it! We had a wonderful coffee pairing lunch prepared by chef David Klocksin. Find out all about it here.

SLOW FOOD MARKET BERN 2nd – 4th MARCH: the 3rd Slow Food Market in Bern is taking place from 2nd – 4th March with an amazing Show Kitchen under the logo «Amici Slow Food» and a fabulous array of “slow food” from wonderful producers. For more information see here.

PALAVRION KITCHEN PARTY 24th MARCH: every last Saturday of the month there is a fun “Kitchen Party” at the Palavrion Restaurant in Zurich. For CHF 99 you get to cook, eat, drink and party and have an amazing amount of fun! More information here.

CRAFT BEER POP UP 29th MARCH – 27th MAY: a two month pop-up in Rapperswil where we with Fork and Bottle’s amazing Chicago-style deep dish pizza and house smoked pulled pork sandwiches along with Bier Factory’s fabulous beers. Take a look here.

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

WHERE TO FIND A FABULOUS FONDUE: Winter isn’t Winter without a fondue or raclette in Zurich. Most of the pop ups have finished but there are still plenty of options and you can even buy a “Scottish Fondue” to make at home from the British Cheeseman in the Viadukt! Take a look here.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: how about  a Swiss recipe like “G’Hacktes mit Hörnli”  – see recipe here.


Blausee, Switzerland

BLAUSEE: the beautiful lake of Blausee is a very pretty location to visit anytime of the year but in Winter when there is snow on the ground it is particularly stunning. Find out more about this delightful location and its famous legend here.

DISCOVER BADEN + SPECIAL OFFER: we visited Baden last week and discovered that there was a lot more to this fabulous spa town than you’d think. What’s more Stadt Baden is offering special weekend offers whereby you can stay for one night in a luxury hotel for CHF 199 per couple – inclusive of breakfast AND a leisure activity of your choice. Find out more here.

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 still 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.

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.

Circular walks near Zurich

WALKING ANYONE? How about a circular walk not far from Zurich? There’s a choice of six – so take a look 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.

A TRIP TO THE JUNGFRAUJOCH: find out what it’s like to take a trip to the Jungfraujoch here

The ice palace at the Jungfraujoch


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