What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2018 Onwards
WHERE TO WATCH THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: with the final taking place on Sunday, check out all these 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: don’t forget during the 2018 FIFA WorldCup, if you visit the FIFA Museum in any national team shirt, you get to enter for FREE!
LORENZO BORGHI PHOTOGRAPHY 5th – 15th JULY: check out talented photographer (and NewInZurich contributor) Lorenzo Borghi’s photographic exhibition at Photobastei running from 5th – 15th July. See details (in German) here.
STOZZI’S UNASHAMED DAY PARTY HERRLIBERG 14th JULY: once again DJ Cruz will be at Strozzi’s annual bash on the lake. Tickets cost CHF 30 and can be bought on the door. Starts 3pm. See the website here.
IN SEARCH OF STYLE AT THE LANDESMUSEUM NOW – 15th JULY: last chance to view this exhibition all about Style at the Landesmuseum. Ends 15th July. Read all about it here.
KINO AM BERG AT UETLIBERG 17th JULY – 17th AUGUST: open air and virtual reality cinema at the top of Zurich’s own mountain! From 17th July to 17th August.Visit the website here.
ZURICH’S 3rd HOT DOG FESTIVAL 17th JULY – 22nd JULY: Zurich’s hot dog festival is back in town.See website 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.
SUMMER 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.
IRON MAN ZURICH 29th JULY: the Iron Man event will be taking place in Zurich on 29th July. For more information visit the website here.
LIMMAT SWIM 18th AUGUST: just once a year you’re able to swim down the Limmat from the Frauenbadi all the way down to Oberer Letten and the date set for this year’s swim is 18th August. See details here.
PHOTOS OF CALIENTE LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL : if you didn’t manage to go to the Caliente Latin Music Festival in Zurich last week, take a look at our photos and video below by Tim Hughes 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.
COW APPRECIATION DAY: Did you know that “Cow Appreciation Day” took place last week. In celebration we invited our Facebook readers to contribute their best cow photos. Take a look here.
BRAZILIAN ARTIST ERNESTO NETO AT ZURICH HB TILL 29th JULY: 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.
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.
FREE AND CHEAP THINGS TO DO IN ZURICH IN THE SUMMER: check out our guide to free and inexpensive things to do in Zurich in the Summer. Click here for details.
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.
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.
LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL 1st – 11th AUGUST: don’t miss the Locarno Film Festival taking place in the town from 1st – 11th August. Take a look here.
LOOKING FOR A GREAT PLACE TO STAY IN LOCARNO?: if you’re looking for a great place to stay in Locarno the Hotel Belvedere is a great choice and with its wonderful garden, and great food and is fabulous for children. Find out all about it here.
SUMMER IN FLUMSERBERG: you may be more familiar with Flumserberg for skiing, but why not take a look at all the fun you can have there in Summer. It’s an ideal destination for all the family. Find out more here.
6 CIRCULAR WALKS NEAR ZURICH: looking for new routes to go walking not far from Zurich? Why not check out these suggestions?
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.
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.
TRAVEL INSPIRATION CHIANG MAI THAILAND: if you’re planning on visiting Chiang Mai don’t miss the stunning temple of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep.Find out all about it here.
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 NEWCOMERS TO SWITZERLAND: if you’re planning on moving to 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.
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.
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.
OBRIST WINE OFFER: we’ve been doing some tasting with Swiss wine producers Obrist Wines and have teamed up with them to offer you a discount of CHF 15 off your first order using code CHRISTINA15. Our favourite this month has been the No 1 Cuvée E.Obrist Rosé – delicious, easy drinking wine at a price which won’t break the bank! Perfect for barbecues and relaxing by the lake. A huge variety of wines available and they deliver all over Switzerland. Visit the website 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.
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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