What’s On in Zurich End of June Early July 2018

What's On in Zurich End of June Early July 2018


What’s On in Zurich

End of June Early July 2018


Where to view the world cup in Zurich

WHERE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: take a look at our guide to places which are having public viewings of the World Cup in Zurich until the final on the 15th July.  Take a look at our guide here.

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

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! Read all about it 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.


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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.


ZURICH SOMMERNACHTSBALL IN HB SAT 23rd JUNE: dance the night away at Zurich main station from 8pm till 2am in the morning at the Sommernachtball. It’s free and there’s even a free crash course if your dancing is a bit rusty! Find out more here

OPENAIR WIPKINGEN 22nd & 23rdJUNE: Free entry to this openair music festival featuring electric bands at 5pm on Friday and 2pm on Saturday in Wipkingerpark Zurich. More information here.

Kindyroo Zurich


NEW BABY AND LOOKING FOR PARENT AND CHILD CLASSES?: if you’ve got a new baby or young child you may be interested to learn that KindyROO classes are now in Zurich – in the city and in Horgen! Not only is there a lot of research behind these classes proving that active babies make smarter kids, but they’re great fun too! Book now to secure your FREE no obligation class! See here for details. 

LIVING IN ZURICH & GOT KIDS AGED 6 – 12? If you’ve got children aged 6 – 12 years old and you need to keep them entertained this Summer, make sure you get one of these! Find out more 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.

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.

What's On in Zurich End of June Early July 2018

LIVE MUSIC AT TONHALLE MAAG SATURDAY 30thJUNE: At 7pm on 3oth June the Tonhalle Maag will show the pre-quarter-final World Cup match live accompanied by World-class musicians like Aleksey Igudesman, Lucy Landymore, Dave Marks and Irina Pak. Chris Böhmsworld record holder in BMX will open the show along with world-famous freestyle footballer Maximilian Meyer. For more information click here.

MORE THAN CLASSIC INNOVATION AWARD SUNDAY 1stJULY:At 11am on Sunday 1stJuly there will be a morning of music, science and technology at the Zunfthaus zur Waag with musicians Aleksey Igudesman on the violin, double bass player Roman Patkolo, cellist Benjamin Nffenegger, Francois-Xavier Poizat and Irina Pak. For more information and to buy tickets please click 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.

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

THINKING OF TRAINING AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT IN ZURICH?: Are you an expat in Zurich? Looking for a training course with the view of getting a job? Did you know that Foundations For Learning run Teaching Assistant courses here in Zurich? The next one begins in September. Find out more 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 Ristorante Toscana at Puls 5 and entrance is CHF 10. From 5pm till 9pm. Find out more here.

BRAZILIAN ARTIST ERNESTO NETO AT ZURICH HB FROM 30th JUNE: A new art installation created out of cotton will be taking over Zurich main station from 30th June to  29th JULY as Ernesto Neto’s striking art installation will take centre stage at Zurich’s main station. Find out all about it 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 EXHIBITION  TILL 23rd SEPT: 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.

The turquoise beauty of Valle Verzasca Ticino

HOW ABOUT A TRIP TO VALLE VERZASCA? With its turquoise waters and Italian Swiss charm, Valle Verzasca is definitely worth a trip – but try to visit before August when the crowds arrive! Find out more here.

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.

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.

Top Views of Lake Lugano from Monte San Salvatore

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.

stand up paddle board switzerland

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.

TOP TIPS FOR EXPATS WHEN LEAVING ZURICH: if you’re planning on moving to of Zurich anytime soon, take a look at our tips here.

VISIT SCHLOSS KYBURG: Why not take a trip to the historic castle of Kyburg which is just 40 minutes or so from Zurich. Find out all about it here.

The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

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.

IMPRESSIONS OF ART BASEL 2018: Didn’t make it to Art Basel this year? Not to worry, Carmen captured lots of impressions of the event – so take a look here.

Impressions of Art Basel 2018

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

RECIPE OF THE WEEK:  how about a recipe for a delicious strawberry cake? 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

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 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 Christina and Carmen Sirboiu 

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