What’s On in Zurich
Early To Mid June 2018
ZURICH ART WEEKEND 8-9-10 JUNE: More than 50 events taking place over the weekend of 8th – 10th June at museums, art centres, foundations, international galleries highlighting the city’s wide and varied art scene. Find out more here.
PHOTO LAUNDRY ZURICH 9th JUNE: the Photo International Club Zurich will 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 experience 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.
ZURICH STREET FOOD FESTIVAL UNTIL 10th JUNE: don’t miss the 8th edition of the fabulous Zurich Street Food Festival taking place at Hardturmstrasse until 10th June. With international food from all over the world and a wonderful atmosphere it’s well worth a visit. See photos and details here.
CHILDREN FIRST FAMILY FUN DAY 10thJUNE: taking place from 10am till 3pm on 10th June in conjunction with Room To Read, a magical day of beautiful fairy tales, lots of craft, face painting, a raffle and food and drink and a whole lot of fun. For more information see here.
FORMULA E IN ZURICH 10th JUNE: Formula E racing will arrive in Zurich on 10th June with electrically powered racing cars speeding though the city for the first time ever. Find out more 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.
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.
SWISS MEATS THAI AT MARRIOTT HOTEL ZURICH TILL 10th JUNE: the eCHo and the White Elephant restaurants at the Marriott Hotel Zurich have joined forces to create an amazing fusion of Swiss and Thai specialities for a limited period, and as part of the FOOD ZURICH celebration. The buffet is great value at CHF 65 pp. Find out more here.
ZURICH PRIDE WEEK 8th – 17th JUNE & FESTIVAL: Zurich Pride Week is taking place from 8th June till 17th June and on 15th and 16th June the Pride Festival takes place. Find out more here.
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.
FABULOUS EVENING OF BUSINESS AND FASHION – ZURICH – JUNE 14TH: Get inspiration and expertise for starting a business and finding your personal style. Business guru, Claire Corbett of Right Point Consulting and Style Consultant Monika Mueller of Signature Fix are hosting an evening to start business and styling fundamentals. Don’t miss it Ladies. Limited tickets left. For booking your place and more information click the link 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 theRhy Art Exhibition,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.
OPER FÜR ALLE – FREE OPERA FOR ALL 16th JUNE: on 16th June from 5pm – just gone 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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
HOTEL WASSBERG – COUNTRY VIEWS & GREAT CUISINE: we recently visited the beautiful Hotel Wassberg for a wonderful dinner on the terrace with great views overlooking the Greifensee. Find out all about it here.
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 WorldCup, 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.
FREE VIP TICKETS TO THE RHY ART FAIR BASEL 14th – 17th JUNE: enter your details until midnight on 10th June 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.
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.
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 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.
CARONA IN TICINO: how about a trip to the beautiful village of Carona in Ticino.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.
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 opening 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 120, 8004. More info to follow!
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.
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: how about a recipe for a delicious chocolate dessert which only takes 10 minutes to make? 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.
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.
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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