What’s On In Zurich Mid to End of 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.
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.
WORKSHOP WEEK AT THE AWCZ 12th – 17th MARCH: the American Women’s Club in Zurich has organised a week full of new learning opportunities. With workshops offered on a variety of topics from food, to skincare to handicrafts and lots more. Find out about it here.
FREISEIN MESSE ZURICH MAINSTATION 15th – 17th MARCH: don’t miss the Freisein Exhibition taking place at Zurich main station until close of play on 17th March. Lots of fun holiday and leisure destinations and on Friday evening there will be music and entertainment from Turkey. Find out more here.
FASHIONHOTEL ZURICH 16th – 19th MARCH: taking place at the Kameha Grand the Spring 2018 edition of the Fashion Hotel with shopping, dining, workshops and more. Find out more here.
OENSINGEN FIREWORK DISPLAY 17th MARCH: taking place only every 3 years, this is a very special firework show which takes place in the town of Oenisingen and is based on an old Solstice traditions. Event starts at 6pm and the fireworks begin at 8pm. Find out all about it here.
EXPOVINA PRIMAVERA WINE MESSE 21st – 28th MARCH: taking place at PULS 5 the Expovina Primavera Wine event is always one to watch. Find out more by visiting the Expovina website 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.
THE ZURICH WRITERS WORKSHOP 13th – 15th APRIL: you can sign up for a choice of two workshops, one by New York Times and Wall Street Journal writer Adam H Graham about food & travel writing and the other by Michelle Bailat-Jones on drafting and revising your writing. You are also invited to submit work for live critique at Pitch Perfect in Zurich.on 15th April. Register now on Eventbrite.
URBAN BIKE FESTIVAL 6th- 8th APRIL: love bikes and biking? Make sure you don’t miss the Urban Bike Festival in Zurich at Schiffbau. More information here.
ZERMATT UNPUGGED 10th – 14th APRIL: why not head for the mountains for the Zermatt Unplugged Concerts from 10th – 14th April starring Emeli Sandé, Norah Jones, Sarah Connor and many more. See program here.
ALICJA KWADE – LINELAND AT HAUS KONSTRUKTIV till 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.
TEENAGER STUDY ABROAD LANGUAGE PROGRAMS: Boa Lingua has come up with a novel idea to get teenagers learning a language! They have created some fun and sporty programs whereby the teenagers of overseas to study in well supervised groups and really accelerate their learning. Find out all about it here.
PKZ FASHION NIGHT: see our impressions of the recent PKZ Fashion night which took place recently in Bahnhofstrasse. See the photos here.
MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL SWISS NATONAL MUSEUM FROM NOW 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.
INTERNATIONAL COMEDY CLUB EVENTS: check out the upcoming events for the International Comedy Club in Switzerland here.
NEW LOCATION IN ZURICH-ESSENTIEL ANTWERP: Essentiel Antwerp has relocated from Limmatquai to a great new location at Bahnhofstrasse 73. Read all about it here.
NEWLY REOPENED: Museum für Gestaltung has just recently reopened. Why not check it out. See the website here.
EASTER OPENING TIMES & THINGS TO DO IN ZURICH: check out the opening times in Zurich over Easter and check out some Easter activities. See here for details.
FOOD AND DRINK
NIKKEI NINE AT MONTREUX PALACE HOTEL 19th – 25th MARCH: if you’re looking to celebrate a special anniversary in March you might fancy a trip to the Montreux Palace Hotel for dinner by the renowned team from the Nikkei Nine Restaurant in Hamburg who will be taking over the hotel’s kitchen’s with their Japanese – Peruvian fusion specialities from 19th – 25th March. Find out all about it 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: if you still fancy a fondue there are 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.
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.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: how about some genuine Swiss Birchermuesli? See recipe here.
SPINNING CLASSES AT SPARKCYCLE ZURICH: Amy went along to experience spinning at the newly opened Sparkcyle Club in Zurich. Find out all about it here.
NEW BOUTIQUE GYM IN ZURICH: why not check out a new Boutique Gym in Zurich called Atlas Transformation. It’s located in Seefeld in Seefeldstrasse 5a, 8008 Zurich.Find out more about it here.
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.
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.
LEAVING ZURICH? if you’re moving on from Zurich check out our “Moving” page here for some tips and reminders. See here.
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