What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid September 2018

What's On in Zurich Early to Mid September 2018


What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid September 2018


What's On in Zurich Early to Mid September 2018

VIADUKT NIGHT AT THE MARKTHALLE 7th SEPTEMBER: enjoy all the fun of the fair at the 8th edition of the Viadukt Night with all types of yummy food on offer from Michael Jones’s wonderful British cheeses, to Dutch oysters and lots more. In addition an art installation and dancing in and out on the street! Find out more here.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL HARDTURM AREAL FROM 5th SEPT: Cirque du Soleil are back in Zurich with their latest production TOTEM. Find out more here.

KNABENSCHIESSEN 8th-10th SEPT ZURICH: The annual shooting tournament and “Chilbi” (street party for kids and all ages) takes place in Albiguetli this weekend and is fun for all the family. Don’t forget Monday is a half day holiday in Zurich for many companies! Find out all about Knabenschiessen here.

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS – 3 ONE ACT PLAYS AT THEATER STOK TILL 8th SEPT: the ZCC will be putting on 3 great one act plays in English at Theater Stok Zurich from 4th – 8th September. Find out more here.



Close encounters ZCC play Zurich

September 4, 5, 6, 7 at 19.30 and Saturday, September 8 at 17.00 

Theater STOK
Hirschengraben 42, 8001 Zurich
see map
Tram/bus stop Neumarkt – trams 3, 11, 15 & 17. Buses 31 & 33. Parking at Parkgarage am Central.
Tickets available from Tuesday, 7th August from Ticketcorner and affiliates
Tickets from CHF 29.00 plus any Ticketcorner charges
Tickets on the door only subject to availability.


FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL IN ZURICH 19th SEPT – 7th OCT: enter our contest to win a pair of tickets – or simply click on the link to get 20% of tickets. All in English! Find out more here.

ART INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION 21st – 23rd SEPTEMBER & CONTEST: Art International is taking place from 21st – 23rd September and we have 30 pairs of tickets to give away to NewInZurich readers. Simply email us here with the word ART in the subject line for your chance to win! Read all about it here.

GENUSSHOCH12 GOURMET EVENT HOTEL AMBASSADOR 14th SEPT: Fancy a gourmet evening out in Zurich? The Hotel Ambassador at the Opera has an amazing treat in store! A total of 12 courses, 8 wines and 4 rooms – and an evening to remember. Tops chefs, a DJ a Cigar lounge, a Surprise Bar and fabulous views from the roof terrace. It promises to be a very memorable late Summer evening with delicious food and a perfect ambiance. Find out more and get your ticket here.

Genusshoch12 Hotel Ambassador a l'opera

GOURMESSE FOOD EXHIBITION ZURICH 13th- 16th SEPTEMBER: Foodie exhibition in Oerlikon at Halle 622. Win tickets! We have 400 tickets to the Gourmesse exhibition at the Messe Zurich from 13th – 16th September. Grab your ticket 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.

SLOW UP ROUND LAKE ZURICH FROM MEILEN TO RAPPERSWIL 23rd SEPT: Don’t miss this great family day out when the road from Meilen to Rapperswil and Schmerikon is closed to cars and motor vehicles. You can walk, run, bike, skate, push a stroller and enjoy 28km of beautiful countryside around the lake. Find out more here.

MODE SUISSE EDITION 14 ZURICH: Calling all fashionistas! If you want to check out the latest trends according to the Swiss fashion designers take a look here.

Mode Suisse 14 Museum für Gestaltung Zurich

JOANNE FINNEGAN’S EXHIBITION AT RAFFEISEN MEILEN TILL END SEPT: Mountain painter Joanne Finnegan currently has an exhibition taking place at the Raffeisen Bank in Meilen until the end of September. Do pop by and take a look!

COWS COMING DOWN THE MOUNTAINS: Don’t miss the traditional Alpabzug or Alpabfahrt celebrations all over Switzerland as the cows come down the mountains and are greeted in the villages. See the different dates and more information here.

Cows Alpabzug Switzerland

PANEL DISCUSSION BY ROOM TO READ CHARITY 13th SEPT: In celebration of International Literacy Day the Zurich Chapter of Room to Read is organizing a panel discussion with renowned speakers to discuss the developments in literacy and education programs in developing countries. It takes place at 6.30pm at Google Offices, Kasernenstrasse 95, 8004 Zürich. Event is free with a suggested donation of CHF 30 to Room to Read. Full details here.

LUGANO CITTÀ DEL GUSTO 13th – 23rd SEPTEMBER: if you love food and wine this is a must do event taking place over 10 days in the wonderful city of Lugano. There are workshops, events, tours, talks and lots of tasting. Find out more here.

GREEN LAMP CHARITY FUNDRAISING LUNCH 26th SEPT AT WIDDER HOTEL: Fernanda Drumond from the Gapminder Foundation talks about their revolutionary fact-based view on global development in the current climate of ‘fake news’. Tickets cost CHF 110 for Members, CHF 140 for non-Members and CHF 175 for Special Ticket to include Green Lamp Lunch plus Membership 2018. Price includes three-course lunch with wine, a tombola ticket worth CHF 20. Find out more here.

Nespresso Master Origin Range of Coffee

NESPRESSO’S NEW “MASTER ORIGIN” RANGE OF COFFEE: If you’ve been in to a Nespresso boutique recently you’re sure to have seen the new Master Origin range. We were invited to a special tasting where we learned all about the stories behind the production of each of the Master Origins. Find out all about these stunning coffees here.

GREAT DAYS OUT FROM ZURICH: Looking for a day trip or excursion to explore a little bit of Switzerland? Take a look at some great days out here.

MILLER’S LAUGHTER LINES ENGLISH SPEAKING COMEDY 9th OCT: Enjoy English speaking comedy? Why not see it in Zurich with Miller’s “Laughter Lines”. Next opportunity is 9th October. Click here for details.


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.

THE NEW BEAR CONSERVATION PARK IN AROSA: The new Bear Conservation Centre in the mountains in Arosa is now open. Why not go and see Napa the bear who has been rescued from a circus in Serbia and is now enjoying Swiss Alpine pastures. Find out more here.





Delicious Brunch at Confiserie Honold Herrliberg

BRUNCH AT CONFISERIE HONOLD: Looking for a great brunch? How about a lovely brunch served on beautiful étagères at Honold’s in Herrliberg? Read all about it here.

OBRIST WINE OFFER: we’ve teamed up with Swiss wine producers Obrist Wines (who have recently won 11 awards (including 4 gold) at the Expovina Wine Awards). We can offer you a discount of CHF 15 off your first order using code CHRISTINA15. Obrist offer a huge variety of wines and they deliver all over Switzerland. Find out more here.

PHYTO RE30 TRANSFORMING GREY HAIR BACK TO NORMAL: a new hair product is now available in Switzerland and claims to return put to nearly 40% of your grey hair back to its natural colour. RE30can be purchased in pharmacies all over Switzerland. Find out more here.

VERFORA BEAUTY DAY IN ZURICH: We recently visited Smith and de Luma in Zurich for a Beauty Day to learn all about Verfora’s latest products. All based on plant science. Find out more here. 

RECIPE OF THE WEEK:  how about a recipe for a 10 minute chocolate pot? 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.

ELEGANT AND AFFORDABLE MONDAINE SWISS WATCHES: Mondaine’s range of elegant and affordable M-Watch Swiss watches for women make great presents and are very practical too. Find out more about the “Timeless Elegance” range here.

What To Do in Zurich Early August 2018 Onwards


TOP TIPS FOR NEWCOMERS TO SWITZERLAND: if you’re planning on moving to Zurich anytime soon, take a look at our tips here.

MORE TIPS FOR NEWCOMERS TO SWITZERLAND: take a look here for some further tips.

HOW TO EXCHANGE YOUR DRIVING LICENCE FOR A SWISS ONE: If you’re new in Zurich one of the first things you should do as soon as you’ve got your Ausweis is to apply for your Swiss driving licence. Find out how to apply here.

VACCINATION AGAINST TICKS: what you need to do to get vaccinated against ticks. Read all about it here.

HOW DOES TAX FREE SHOPPING WORK: answers to the recent emails we received about what tax free shopping in German entails. See here.

FREE AND CHEAP THINGS TO DO IN ZURICH IN THE SUMMER: It may be September but we will still have sunny days. Check out our guide to free and inexpensive things to do in Zurich in the Summer. Click here for details.

BAT MAID – CLEANING MADE EASY IN ZURICH: Looking for a cleaner? It’s not so simple in Zurich with all the forms to fill in and tax to deal with. Why not got to Bat Maid for a much easier option? Find out more here.

HAIRDRESSERS IN ZURICH: take a look at our list of English speaking hairdressers in Zurich here.

CARING FOR YOUR CHILDRENS TEETH: top tips on how to care for your kids teeth in Switzerland by a Zurich dentist – see here.

GREAT BIKE ROUTES NOT FAR FROM ZURICH: there are some great cycle routes not far from Zurich – check out our guide here.

Coffee at Brunch

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

TOP BURGERS IN ZURICH: take a look at our Burger Guide here.

GREAT BRUNCHES IN ZURICH: take a look here at out Brunch Guide.

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.

CAPTURE THOSE MOMENTS WITH A PHOTO: Why not book a “back to school” portrait to capture those special moments with photographer Carmen Sirboiu ? Visit Carmen’s website here.

What's On in Zurich Beginning of September 2018


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