What’s On in Zurich And Beyond Late June 2018

What's On in Zurich And Beyond Late June 2018


What’s On in Zurich And Beyond

Late June 2018


Alain Bossé The Kilted Chef Returns to the parkhuus Zurich

THE KILTED CHEF ALAIN BOSSÉ AT PARKHUUS 11th – 16th JUNE: don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to sample the exquisite taste of Atlantic Cuisine as cooked by internationally renowned “Kilted Chef” Alain Bossé who will be cooking for just one week at the parkhuus Restaurant at the Park Hyatt Zurich from 11th – 16th June. Find out more here.

ART BASEL 14th – 17th JUNE: don’t miss this international art exhibition featuring 290 of the world’s leading galleries and the work of over 4,000 artists. Lots of cultural events taking place all over Basel at the same time including the Rhy Art Exhibition.Find out more here.

Impressions of Art Basel 2018

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.

CHINESE ARTIST LIU BOLIN (AKA “THE INVISIBLE MAN”): we also met up with Ruinart’s featured artist for Art Basel 2018, Liu Bolin. Famous for his “invisible man” works of art we found out a little more about how he prepares for his art. Read more here.

Liu Bolin at Art Basel 2018

OPER FÜR ALLE – FREE OPERA FOR ALL 16th JUNE: on 16th June from 5pm – to just after 10pm Sechselaeutenplatz will be transformed into an open theatre where you can experience free opera right in front of the Opera House.Find out all about it here.

Opera for all in Zurich

THE ANALOG SEA SUMMER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION 22nd JUNE: English book publisher, Analog Sea, is hosting a very special book launch on June 22nd in Zurich. For just CHF 40 you get to see an exclusive screening of the award-winning film, In Pursuit of Silence, followed by a Q&A with the director and Analog Sea Editors at the Arthouse Movie 1+2, and a party, “The Analog Sea Offline Ball”, at Villa Tobler, with all live music, food, drinks included!


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The Analog Sea Summer Solstice Celebration Zurich

Tickets can be purchased now from Arthouse Movie 1+2 (Nägelihof 4), Villa Tobler (Kunsthaus Direktion; Winkelwiese 4), EOS Buchantiquariat Benz (Kirchgasse 17), or Orell Füssli (Füsslistrasse 4, third floor) or by calling Analog Sea on +49 761 557 98 700. For more information see here.


ITALIAN STREET FOOD FESTIVAL 14th – 17th JUNE: Love Italian food? Then this is the perfect food festival for you! Taking place at Stadionbrache Hardturm, 8005 Zurich, there are all sort of Italian delicacies to ticket your fancy. See our list of Street Food Festival here.

Italian Street Food Festival Zurich

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

ZURICH FEST SPIELE TILL 24th JUNE: A whole series of artistic performances – music, theatre and more taking place at different venues throughout Zurich. For more information visit the website here.

GUIDE TO OPEN AIR CINEMA IN ZURICH 2018: check out the places you can watch films in the open air in Zurich – see our guide here.

Where to view the World Cup in Zurich

WHERE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: the World Cup is on from 14th June – 15th July and there will be lots of places all over Zurich where you can watch the action on large screens. Take a look at our guide here.

FREE* ENTRY TO FIFA MUSEUM FOR FANS 14th JUNE – 15th JULY: during the 2018 FIFA , if you visit the FIFA Museum in any national team shirt, you get to enter for FREE!

FREE WEDNESDAY EVENING CONCERTS AT THE FRAUENBADI: pop on down to the Frauenbadi on Wednesday evening to enjoy a selections of bands playing. Take a look here for more information.

BUILD-YOUR-BURGER CRUISE ON LAKE ZURICH: one of our favourite ideas for a group of friends, family or even maybe a work evening out – a “Build Your Burger” cruise on Lake Zurich. Delicious food, stunning views and a fabulous evening. Find out more here.

Build-Your-Burger Cruise on Lake Zurich

RHY ART FAIR BASEL 14th – 17th JUNE: the Rhy Art Fair is taking place in Zurich. We’ve finished our ticket give away but as we have a few more left if you’re quick (and send us your details today, Friday) we will try and arrange for tickets to be left at the door for you. Send us your details here.

WORLD PRESS PHOTO AT LANDESMUSEUM: From 7th June – 8th July a wonderful exhibition of the world’s press photos from 2017. See more 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.

THINKING OF TRAINING AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT IN ZURICH?: Did you know that Foundations For Learning run Teaching Assistant courses here in Zurich? The next one begins in September. Find out more here.

Thinking of Qualifying As a Teaching Assistant in Zurich?

TASTE OF ITALY WINE TASTING EVENT 25th JUNE: discover the top Italian wines in German speaking Switzerland at an event organised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce. It takes place at Puls 5 and entrance is CHF 10. Find out more here.

LORENZO BORGHI PHOTOGRAPHY 5th – 15th JULY: check out talented photographer (and a NewInZurich contributor) Lorenzo Borghi’s photographic exhibition at Photobastei running from 5th – 15th July. See details (in German) 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.

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.

Stunning Swiss Scenes on A Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

A TRIP TO LAUTERBRUNNEN: fancy a trip to the beautiful village of Lauterbrunne.Find out more here.

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.

A GREAT EXCURSION TO GRINDELWALD FIRST: if you’re looking for a great family excursion with plenty to do, how about Grindelwald First? Find out more here.

SWIMMING POOL SEASON IN ZURICH: yes it’s officially the swimming season in Zurich and the Badis are waiting to welcome you on sunny days. See our list of great Badis here.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING IN ZURICH: read all about the various places around Zurich that you can go SUPing. Take a look here.

URBAN SURFING IN ZURICH: did you know that you can go surfing in Zurich? Not just on the lake but in the city too? Find out more about Urban Surf here.

Surfing in the city Zurich Urban Surf

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.

NEW IN ZURICH – YUMA: there’s a great new restaurant in Zurich which opened on 1st June with an exciting travel inspired menu serving international food with lots of sharing plates and great ideas. It’s called YUMA and it’s at Badenerstrasse. See here for photos and details.

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

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

FormulaE in Zurich #ZurichEPrix

FORMULA E IN ZURICH – ZURICHEPRIX – check out some great photos of the Zurich Formula E races which took place in Zurich last weekend the first time motor racing has been allowed in Switzerland for 64 years! See more photos by photographer Tim Hughes here.

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

HIKING SEASON IN SWITZERLAND – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TICKS: it’s the hiking season in Switzerland but have you been vaccinated about ticks? Find out more here.

Hiking In the Toggenburg Region of Switzerland

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.

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.

Diageo World Class Contest - Best Barman in Switzerland

DIAGEO BEST BARMEN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Cocktail making taken to new level with the Diageo Bartender Championship which recently took place in Zurich The contest was won by Katalin Bene. Find out more 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.



Photos by Tim Hughes, Christina and Carmen Sirboiu 

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