What’s On In Zurich End of May 2018 Onwards

What's On In Zurich End of May 2018 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich End of May 2018 Onwards

What's On In Zurich End of May 2018 Onwards

CYRANO DE BERGERAC IN ENGLISH IN ZURICH 15th – 27th MAY: The ZCC’s production at Theater Im Seefeld Zurich – find out all about it here.

CELEBRATE THE ROYAL WEDDING AT THE DOLDER GRAND 19th MAY: come along and celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by watching the proceedings at the Dolder Grand on 19th May. For full details see here.

THE ROYAL WEDDING AT BRITISH CHEESE CENTRE 19th MAY: Michael will be laying on a wide screen to view the Royal Wedding and serving traditional British food along with British sparkling wine, craft beer and cider. From 12 noon to 7pm. No entrance charge. See details here. 

RIDE IN ONE OF ZURICH’S “OLDTIMER” TRAMS: on 20th May the traditional old fashioned Number 6 trams will be travelling through Zurich on special outings – so why not go for a ride. Your normal tram ticket is is valid and you don’t need to pay an additional surcharge though you can of course donate additionally if you wish. Find out more and see the timetable here.

THE NUTCRACKER RELOADED & CONTEST: from 22nd May – 3rd June the Nutcracker Reloaded will be performing at the Maag Halle in Zurich You can get a 20% discount on tickets using our code. Contest to win a pair of tickets closes on Friday 18th May at 2pm.  See details here.

Kreislauf 345 Zurich

KREISLAUF 345 – SHOPPING TOURS + WIN TICKETS: on 26th and 27th May the Kreisluaf 345 shopping and discovery days are taking place in districts 3, 4 and 5. We also have a pair of tickets for one of the tours up for grabs – so please find out more and enter the contest here.

IN SEARCH OF STYLE AT THE LANDESMUSEUM NOW – 15th JULY: new exhibition all about Style at the Landesmuseum until . Read all about it here.

SWISS PRESS PHOTO 18 AT LANDEMUSEUM 4th MAY- 1st JULY: Check out the amazing press photos at the exhibition at the Landesmuseum. See all the details here.

Caves Ouvertes Suisse Romande

CAVES OUVERTES IN FRENCH SPEAKING WINE AREAS:  this weekend the Vins Vaudois will have their “caves ouvertes” winetasting in the French speaking region of Switzerland. Find out some tips on where to go here.

FANCY A TRIP TO THE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE OF MORCOTE? How about visiting the beautiful  village of Morcote in the sunny side of Switzerland ? Find out more here. 

Pretty Village of Morcote in Switzerland

MONTE SAN SALVATORE: another place to visit in Ticino is the a trip by funicular from Lugano Paradise to the top of Monte San Salvatore to get amazing 360 panoramic views. See our photos here.


Cyrano de Bergerac in English

A ZCC Production by Glyn Maxwell Play by Edmond Rostand

*** 15th – 26th May ***

The Zurich Comedy Club is presenting their production of Cyrano de Bergerac in English at the Theater Im Seefeld from 15th – 26th May. Why not go with a group of friends to see this comedy play and enjoy an evening of English theatre in Zurich. Click here to purchase tickets from CHF 29 to CHF 39 

Read all about this event here.

Cyrano de Bergerac - English Theatre in Zurich with ZCC



CRAFT BEER POP UP UNTIL 26th MAY: a two month pop-up in Rapperswil where there will be 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.

ICS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 26th MAY: all the fun of the fair along with international food and a great family event Don’t miss the ICS International Festival at ICS in Zumikon on 26th May from 11am till 4pm.

ICS International Festival 2018

PANDAGO FAMILY FUN RUN IS BACK 27th MAY 2018: why not enjoy some fresh air and exercise in a family fun run taking place in Zumikon on 27th May. As well as a great family activity you will also be raising money for a great charity. Find out more and sign up here.

PHOTO LAUNDRY ZURICH 9th JUNE: the Photo International Club Zurichwill be holding their 4th Photo Laundry event on 9th June 2018, 12:30 – 20:00 at Quartierhaus 5, Sihlquai 115, 8005 Zürich. Any local photographer, regardless of age or experiences invited to showcase their work in the gallery made of laundry lines using pegs and also to exchange by “bringing one, and taking one”. For more information see here.

KAZU TALKS ABOUT SILK 10th JUNE: Swiss Japanese fashion designer Kazu Huggler is giving a talk “Cocoon dress – from art to fashion” at the Zurich Festspiele and presenting her silk designs. Tickets CHF 45. More information here. Ticket information here.

FORMULA E IN ZURICH 10th JUNE: Formula E racing will arrive in Zurich on 10th June. Find out more here.

PRETTY IN PINK AT KOSMOS FOLLOWED BY COCKTAILS 16th JUNE: why not go along to see the film Pretty in Pink followed by Cocktails and a party at the Kosmos cinema in Zurich. Details (in German) here.

FOOD ZURICH 2018 - The 3rd Edition


FOOD ZURICH 24th MAY – 3rd JUNE:  don’t forget to mark your diaries for Food Zurich as it begins on 24th May- see here for details FOOD ZURICH 2018.

WHAT DOES SWITZERLAND EAT? Fascinating exploration of the eating habits of the Swiss over the years and some very interesting insights. On now until 23rd September. Full details here.

GUIDE TO STREET FOOD FESTIVALS SWITZERLAND 2018:  check out our guide to the Food Festivals and Street Food Festivals across Switzerland for 2018. Read the Guide here.

SCHOGGI FOOD FESTIVAL AT MAESTRANI 10th JUNE: if you love chocolate how about an excursion to Flawil to enjoy their Chocolate Food Festival. There are all kinds of chocolate delicacies to taste and a kids program for children too! It makes for the perfect day out! See here for full details including a map.

Sapori Ticino Gala Dinner at Hotel Schweizerhof Bern

SAN PELLEGRINO SAPORI TICINO: Love gourmet dining? Why not join one of the fabulous gourmet dining experiences that are taking place all over Switzerland for the Sapori Ticino Festival.Find out more here.

FARMY –  BRINGING THE FARMER DIRECTLY TO YOU:  Farmy is an eco-friendly online shopping portal where you can get fresh food, much of it organic,  delivered directly to your doorstop either via the Farm.ch App or online via your computer. The company deals with individual farmers and aims to be as eco-friendly as possible. If you live in the city of Zurich you don’t even pay delivery and the goods are delivered by electric cars. As well as farm and products they also sell drinks and household goods and even have a Vegan range too. Find out more here.

WONDERFUL DINING EXPERIENCE AT THE HIDE AND SEEK RESTAURANT: we went for dinner at the Hide and Seek Restaurant at the Atlantis by Giardino in Zurich. Read all about it here.

NEW RANGES AT JELMOLI FOOD MARKET: if you haven’t been to Jelmoli Food Market for a while, you’ve probably not seen many of the great new ranges they have introduced. Take a look here for more information.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK:  how about some recipes for healthy fruit smoothies? See recipe here.

Win Tickets for RHY ART FAIR Basel !

FREE VIP TICKETS TO THE RHY ART FAIR BASEL 14th – 17th JUNE: enter your details to win a VIP ticket for 2 people which is valid for all dates of the Rhy Art Fair. We have 100 tickets to give away – so enter now and you’ve got a great chance! See details here.

UNEMPLOYED OR LOOKING FOR A JOB? We spoke to Angela Weinberger from Global People Transitions and she shared her top tips with us for getting the job you really want. Read here for full information.

VISIT THE FLOWER ISLAND OF MAINAU: Spring is the perfect time to see all the Tulips and Spring blooms on the Flower Island of Mainau, just an hour away from Zurich. Find out all about it here.

EVENTS AT THE BSCC: the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce always runs a great variety of events throughout the year. See here to find out more.

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

Tulips at The Flower Island of Mainau Germany

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.

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

A TRIP TO PILATUS: how about a trip to Pilatus. Find out all about a trip we made to this great location here.

HIKING NEAR THE WALENSEE: why not enjoy the beautiful Swiss Spring Scenery by going for a hike near the Walensee? See all the details here.

ZURICH ZOO – SO MUCH TO SEE: whether it’s sunny or not, Zurich Zoo makes for the perfect place to visit for all the family. Find out all about it here.

TEENAGER STUDY ABROAD LANGUAGE PROGRAMS & READER DICOUNT: 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. NewInZurich readers can get CHF 100 discount! Find out all about it here.

Reviewing the AlignMed Posture Shirt

BAD POSTURE FROM TOO MUCH COMPUTER WORK? if so, why not try one of the t shirts from the AligneMed range of “posture wear”? Designed to counteract bad habits from too much time spent hunched over a computer. Read our review here.

PHYTO RE30 TRANSFORMING GREY HAIR BACK TO NORMAL: a new hair product is being launched in Switzerland from 23rd April which claims to return put to nearly 40% of your grey hair back to its natural colour. RE30 will soon be available in pharmacies in Zurich. Find out more here.

ALTERATIONS AND TAILORING IN ZURICH: if you need reliable hemming, tailoring or alterations at a reasonable price why not call Svetlana (mention NewInZurich) on 079 402 11 03 or email her here.


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  1. Spring Fling Pop Up! Looking for some new pieces for your wardrobe or home? Stop by at Kuttelgasse 4 in Zürich and discover new brands. There’s even handmade Vegan chocolate! From now until May 26th. Every day from 11:00-20:00 and Saturdays from 11:00 to 18:00. Hope to see you!

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