What’s On in Zurich
Mid to Late September 2018
GOURMESSE FOOD EXHIBITION ZURICH 13th – 16th SEPTEMBER: Foodie exhibition in Oerlikon at Halle 622. We have 400 FREE tickets to the Gourmesse exhibition from 13th – 16th September. Grab your ticket here before they all go!
ZURICH GAME SHOW 14th – 16th SEPTEMBER:If you’re into video games, head to the Messe in Zurich for the Zurich Game Show. See all the latest in gaming, virtual reality and digital entertainment. Open Friday 5pm – 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am till 7pm at the Messe, Wallissellenstrasse 49, 8050. Visit the website here.
MAKER FAIRE 15th& 16thSEPT :Taking place at the Dynamo (Wasserwerkstrasse 21, 8006 a family friendly festival celebrating all the things you can create and make yourself. Along with workshops, talks and exhibits including 3D printing and robots, there is lots to interest both young and old. Saturday 16th from 10am – 1am, and Sunday 17thfrom 10am to 6pm. Day pass CHF 5, free for children under 6 years. Visit the website here.
WILDNIS PARK FEST 16th SEPTEMBER: There’s a festival taking place at the Wildnis Park on Sunday 16thSeptember with lots of entertainment and fun activities for all the family. Take a look 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.
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 ART FAIR ZURICH 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.
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: Check out the latest trends according to the Swiss fashion designers – take a look here.
ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL 27thSEPT – 17thOCT: Zurich’s own festival is back in town for its 14th edition. With over 160 films from 48 countries there is bound to be something for everyone. Watch out for Dame Judi Dench, Johnny Depp and many more famous actors and directors. Read all about it here.
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.
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.
SIGNAU HAUS AND GARDEN EXCLUSIVE B&B IN ZURICH: If you’re visiting Zurich and looking for an exclusive B&B you may be interested in Signau Haus and Garden in Zollikon. Read all about it here.
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.
PKZ FASHION NIGHT ZURICH: PKZ Women celebrated the arrival of their new latest Autumn and Winter fashions with their “Fashion Night” event at their store in Bahnhofstrasse. Take a look here to see what was in store.
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.
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GREAT DAYS OUT FROM ZURICH: Check out our suggestions for 5 great days out from Zurich. All can be done in one day though for some of the farther afield destinations you may wish to extend to an overnight stay.Take a look 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.
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.
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.
REVIEW OF BABYLISS AS500E HOT STYLING BRUSH: We reviewed the Babyliss AS500E digital sensor hot styling brush. Take a look 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.
NEW TO ZURICH?
GUIDELINES FOR TAKING YOUR BIKE ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT: If you’re planning on taking your bike on public transport take a look here first.
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.
HOW DOES TAX FREE SHOPPING WORK: answers to the recent emails we received about what tax free shopping in German entails. See here.
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.
VACCINATION AGAINST TICKS: what you need to do to get vaccinated against ticks. Read all about it 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.
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.
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.
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