What’s On in Zurich Early July 2018 Onwards

What's On in Zurich Beginning of June 2017


What’s On in Zurich Early July 2018 Onwards

Caliente! Latin American Music Festival Zurich

CALIENTE LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL 6th – 8th JULY: don’t miss the fun and energy of the annual Caliente Latin Music Festival taking place in Zurich from 6th – 8th July. It’s the biggest Latin Festival in Europe and has lots of events including a Food Festival attached. Find out all about it here.

BRAZILIAN ARTIST ERNESTO NETO AT ZURICH HB FROM 30th JUNE: A new art installation created out of cotton is being exhibited at Zurich main station from 30th June to 29th July. Ernesto Neto’s striking art installation, named the GaiaMotherTree takes is open to the public and admittance is free of charge. You might also be interested to know that Ernesto was also presenting his work at Art Basel this year too. Find out more here.

VIDEO OF THE GAIAMOTHERTREE: take a look here at this short video of  Ernesto Neto’s art installation:

WHERE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: there are lots of great places in Zurich which are holding public viewings of the World Cup.  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!

LETTENFEST 7th JULY: A fun festival with music, grilling, Taucherli ice cream and lots more is taking place on Saturday 7th July from 12 noon at Primitivo, Stazione Paradiso, Dynamo and Parkplatz, Oberer Letten, Klosterfahrweg, 8037. More details here.

SOMMERFEST WITH ESTHER KERN AT HOTEL WASSBERG 7th JULY 2PM: Hotel Wassberg in Forch has a Summer Festival on Saturday 7th July from 2pm and YOU are invited! Celebrated Swiss Vegetable Scout and Cook Esther Kern will be running a workshop, there will be snacks and the hotel officially opens its vegetable and herb garden.  No registration needed – just turn up! For more information see here.

What's On in Zurich Beginning July 2018

RON ORP’S ROOFTOP DAY: 7th July is Ron Orp’s annual rooftop day in Zurich.Click here to find this year’s locations.

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.

GUIDE TO OPEN AIR CINEMA IN ZURICH 2018: tickets for Allianz Open Air Cinema are now online! Also check out the places you can watch films in the open air in Zurich – see our guide here.


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. 

ZVV Somerferienpass

LIVING IN ZURICH WITH KIDS AGED 6 – 16? If you’ve got children aged 6 – 16 years old and you need to keep them entertained this Summer, make sure you get one of these Summer Holiday Cards for your kids! Find out more 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.

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.

NEW GLOBI HIKING TRAIL FOR KIDS IN LENZERHEIDE: A new hiking trail specially designed for kids has just opened in Lenzerheide. Find out all about it there.

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.

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.

White Dinner Küsnacht 2018

WHITE DINNER KÜSNACHT: take a look at Carmen’s photos of last week’s White Dinner at Küsnacht. See the photos here.

Or take a look at the video 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.

HOW ABOUT A TRIP TO CARONA? Carona is a beautiful place in Ticino and a real hidden gem. Find out more about it 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.

Tanqueray Lovage Cocktails on the Rooftops of Gustav

TANQUERAY LOVAGE GIN COCKTAILS WITH KAITLYN STEWARD: Robert went along to the rooftop terrace at Gustave to hone his cocktail making skills under the tuition of World Class bartender Kaitlyn Steward. Find out more here.

TRAVELLING TO GOCEK IN SOUTHERN TURKEY: we recently visited the D-Resort in Gocek in Southern Turkey and had an amazing time at this luxury hotel which is one of the members of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group.It’s the perfect destination for an early or late Summer break. See our photos here.

6 CIRCULAR WALKS NEAR ZURICH: looking for new routes to go walking not far from Zurich? Why not check out these suggestions?

RIVER RAFTING NEAR FLIMS: Ever fancied the excitement of river rafting? Jen experienced it first hand near Flims a while back. Find out more about ther adventures here. 

NEW IN ZURICH PHOTOGRAPHER WINS ZFF Z72 COMPETITION: NewInZurich photographer Tim Hughes and his team won the ZFF Z72 Competition with their short film “Endless Summer” Take a look here 

What's On in Zurich Beginning July 2018

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.

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.

WILDNIS PARK ZURICH: how about a trip to the Wildness Park in Albis? A great place to visit for all the family anytime of year. Find out more here.

Woodland and Wildlife at the Wildnispark Zurich

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 refreshing parmigiano, rocket and pear salad?  See recipe 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.

TOP CAFÉS IN ZURICH: check out our guide to great cafés in Zurich – see here.

Your Guide to Cafés in Zurich

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.

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.

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.

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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