What’s On In Zurich Early To Mid March 2019

What's on in Zurich Early to Mid March 2019

What’s On In Zurich Early To Mid March 2019


What's On In Zurich Early To Mid March 2019


Zurich Fasnacht 2019

ZÜRICARNEVAL 8th – 10th MARCH: Zurich’s Fasnacht experience takes place in the city from the 8th – 10th March with the parade taking place on Sunday 10th March at 2.30pm. Find out more here.

Zuerifasnacht - Carnival Fun in Zurich for All The Family

GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW 7th – 17th MARCH: If you love cars, make sure to get down to Palexpo (next to Geneva Airport) before 17th March to see all the latest models as well as concept cars and lots more. For hours and ticket details etc click here.

AURORIUM ZURICH ON NOW UNTIL 27th MARCH: You may have seen our article about the Genesis illumination show as part of the LILU light festival in Lucerne. Well now Aurorium”, a 30-minute illumination show is taking place in the Offene Kirche St Jakob in Stauffacherstrasse 8, 8004 Zurich until 15th March. Tickets CHF 10 and children CHF 5. See more here.

CHIENBÄSE LIESTAL FIRE PARADE NEAR BASEL 10th MARCH: The annual Liestal fire parade takes place just outside Basel on the afternoon and evening of Sunday 10th March. It’s a really amazing sight to behold but don’t wear your best clothes as you may smell like a bonfire afterwards! It’s a very dramatic Swiss tradition so if you get the chance to go do so! Find out all the details here.

Chienbäse - Liestal Fire Parade - A Swiss Tradition

BASLER FASNACHT 11th – 13th MARCH: The famous Basler Fasnacht takes place in Basel from 11th – 13th March and begins on the Monday at 4am with Morgenstrich. Find out more here.

Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland

MAMMA MIA! IN ZURICH AT THEATER 11: Don’t miss Mamma Mia being performed (in German) at Theater 11 in Zurich from 12th – 31st March. Find out all about it here.

SMARTEMMA POPUP STORE AT ZURICH MAIN STATION: Don’t miss the new pop up store at Zurich Main Station selling a variety of unique  Swiss products. Take a look at the SmartEmma website here.

GIARDINA GARDEN & OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW 13th-17th MARCH: For inspiration on all things on the gardening front why not take a look at the Giardina Garden event at the Messe in Zurich. Find out more here.

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PKZ SPRING FASHION NIGHT 2019: Did you go to the PKZ Spring Fashion Event last Thursday? If you want to see what it was like just click here to see the photos.
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THE RHINE FALLS FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY 15th – 17th MARCH: From 15th -17th March the Rhine Falls will be illuminated green in the evenings to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. For details see here. 

CONTEST: WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE TONHALLE ZURICH 21st MARCH: The Tonhalle-Orchestra Zürich is hosting the «Filarmónica Joven de Colombia» on Thursday, 21st March 19.30 at the Tonhalle Maag.  See more details here. If you’re interested in winning a pair of tickets in our prize draw please enter the contest by emailing us here with a) your name and your telephone number. The winner will be drawn on Sunday 17th March.

EMPOWER STATION OPENING – ZURICH – 16th MARCH: On March 16, Walchestraße 24 opens a new personal training studio in Zurich. The Empower Station specializes in making every person strong at every level – mind, body and soul. More information can be found here. 

Women's Expo Zurich 24th March 2019

WOMEN’S EXPO 24th MARCH PARK HOTEL HYATT: Don’t miss the (free) Women’s Expo event taking place on 24th March at the Park Hotel Hyatt. Find out more here and get your tickets.

BASELWORLD 21st – 26th MARCH: Don’t miss the glitz and glamour of Baselworld. This exquisite watch and jewellery fair takes place at the Messe in Basel from 21st – 26th March. Find out more here.

Impressions of Baselworld 2015

RIGHT TO PLAY EDUCATIONAL LUNCH (CHARITY) 26th MARCH: Gain first-hand insight into the work of charity “Right To Play” with children in areas where conflict, disease and poverty make life and development extremely challenging. They are hosting an Educational Lunch on Tuesday 26th March from 12 noon to 2pm at Rahn+Bodmer Co., Talstrasse 15, 8022 Zurich. Please click here for the Educational Lunch online registration

EINFACH ZÜRICH EXHIBITION AT THE SWISS NATIONAL EXHIBITION: Why not take a look at the “Simply Zurich” exhibition at the Landesmuseum, which is all about Zurich. Find out more here.

THE MIRAGE CHALET OF MIRRORS GSTAAD: Architect Doug Aitken has designed a fabulous chalet of mirrors which will remain in place for 2 years. Reflecting the beautiful snow capped mountains in this famous mountain resort, don’t miss it if you’re visiting Gstaad.Find our more here.

THE INSPIRING STORY OF NEPALESE EXPAT TSEWANG & HOW YOU CAN HELP: Nepalese student Tsewang has grasped every opportunity that life has come her way and in her latest bid to get to university in the Netherlands, you may be able to help. Find out more about this brave and courageous young woman 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.

TOP TOBOGGANING NOT FAR FROM ZURICH: Check out these great places to go tobogganing here


Spa at Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt

STAYING IN ZERMATT AT HOTEL SCHWEIZERHOF ZERMATT: If you’re looking for a great hotel located right in the centre of Zermatt, 2 minutes from the railway station, 2 minutes from the train to take you skiing at the Rothorn, with fabulous views and great food and a lovely spa – then read on here! 

Matterhorn and Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt

TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN SWITZERLAND EBENALP: The world famous Berghaus Äscher Restaurant in Ebenalp is closed at the moment but will be reopening in the Spring. Is it on you bucket list? Find out more here.

TRAVELLING TO LONDON? DON’T MISS THE NEW ROOF GARDEN: The new Roof Garden at 120 Fenchurch just opened on 19th February. When you’re next in London don’t miss this new FREE attraction. Read all about it here.

VENICE CARNIVAL: Venice Carnival is world renowned for the beauty and extravagance of the costumes and the scenery. Check out these photos by photographer Carmen Sirboiu here.

Images of Venice Carnival

GOURMETHOTEL TENNE LODGES SOUTH TYROL: We recently stayed at the beautiful Gourmethotel Tenne Lodges Hotel in Ratchings (Racines) in South Tyrol. The food is outstanding and with the ski slopes directly across the road, a wonderful indoor and outdoor spa area there is so much to do. Find out all about this 5 star hotel here.

7 GREAT REASONS TO VISIT LEYSIN: Ever visited to Leysin in Switzerland? No, we hadn’t before either but we had great fun in this beautiful mountain village in the French speaking part of Switzerland. We went riding donuts down the toboggan runs, skiing in the mountains, lunching in the revolving Kuklos revolving restaurant and dining in Igloos. Find out all about it here.


WHAT TO PACK FOR A SKIING WEEKEND: Check out our list of essential things to pack for a Ski Trip. Not only includes ski wear and equipment but REGA and the car too. See our list here.

KEEP WARM AND STLISH WITH NOBIS WINTER APPAREL: Nobis is a company well known for its premium quality as well as its functionality. We tested out their Tula Winter coat recently. Find out all about it here.

SKIING IN ST LUC-CHANDOLIN REGION OF SWITZERLAND: Whilst staying at the Boutique Hotel Chandolin we discovered the beautiful skiing area of ST Luc-Chandolin. Find out all about this skiing area here.

SKIING IN LENZERHEIDE – AROSA: Ever since the gondola was installed linking the ski resorts of Lenzerheide and Arosa a great ski opportunity was opened up offering 225km of prepared pistes. We visited the resort over Christmas so find out more about the resort here.

SKIING IN FLUMSERBERG: A great ski resort not from Zurich is Flumserberg. If you fancy going skiing not too far from home take a look here.

SKIING IN FLIMS LAAX: The Flims Laax ski resort offers a total of 235km of great skiing. Find out more here.

Visiting the Botanical Garden of the University of Zurich

THE TROPICAL GREENHOUSES AT ZURICH BOTANICAL GARDENS: Why not enjoy a taste of the tropical at the tropical greenhouses at Zurich Botanical Gardens? Find out more here.

SPAS AND HAMMAMS CLOSE TO ZURICH: Beat the cold in Zurich by warming up in a spa or hammam. Find out more here.

FANCY STAYNG IN AN IGLOO?: There are a number of igloos which you can stay in all over Switzerland and in Germany and Austria too. Find out all about this unique experience here.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR GERMAN? : Why not sign up for a free no obligation trial lesson with Yvonne from The German Language School in Egg? Yvonne has years of experience in helping expats reach their desired level of learning, for preparing students for the IB and for the Goethe Institute and lots more. What’s more she believes one of the most important things in learning a language is to make it fun. Find out more here.


RECIPE OF THE WEEK – BANANA PANCAKES: Ok we know that Pancake Day was last week but if you didn’t have time to make them we have a great recipe for vegan banana pancakes. See the recipe here. If you’d prefer to make regular pancakes then try this recipe here.

Recipe for Vegan Banana Pancakes

FONDUE AND RACLETTE IN ZURICH: Check out our guide to great Fondue and Raclette Restaurants in Zurich. Take a look here.

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

GREAT BURGERS IN ZURICH: take a look here at out Burger Guide.

HUGH JACKMAN AT HALLENSTADION ZURICH 19th MAY: Heart throb Hugh Jackman is performing in Zurich on 19th May at the Hallenstadion for his World Tour “The Man. The Music. The Show.” Find out all about it here.

FÊTE DES VIGNERONS JULY -AUGUST 2019: Tickets went on sale in September and this very special event only takes place about once every 25 years! If you’d like to find out more take a look here.

NEW TO ZURICH OR SWITZERLAND? Then feel free to check out our guide for newcomers full of tips.

FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT SWITZERLAND: Check out these facts about Switzerland and see how many you knew already! Take a look here.

ART ON ICE HIGHLIGHTS: Art On Ice is over but you can see all our videos hereor read about our highlights here and see our photos of  James Blunt at Art On Ice.

PROFESSIONAL LINKED IN PHOTO SHOOT: Want to get a professional LinkedIn Profile photo with out breaking the bank? Then why not contact Carmen here for more information.

Carmen Photo Shoot


Carmen Sirboiu


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