What’s On In Zurich Mid to End of March 2019

What's On In Zurich Mid to End of March 2019

What’s On In Zurich

Mid to End of March 2019

Giardina 2019 Garden Exhibition Zurich

GIARDINA GARDEN & OUTDOOR LIVING SHOW UNTIL 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.

CRITERION MEET MAKER DAYS 15th – 17th MARCH: A programme of events and workshops where you get to meet the “makers” of various interesting products and projects. Some are require ticket and some are free. From fashion to soap making and everything in between. Please note most of these will be in German. For more information see here.

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.

Mamma Mia! At Theater 11 Zurich

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.

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 27th March. Tickets CHF 10 and children CHF 5. See more 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.


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Rhein Falls Switzerland St Patricks day
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 at midnight 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 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.


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What's On In Zurich Mid to End of March 2019

INTERSOCCER offers football courses and holiday camps for 2 to 13-year-olds in Adliswil, Langnau, Seefeld, Zumikon & Zug. Spring courses are running now and bookings are open for Easter & Summer Camps. Learn new skills & make friends in a challenging and safe environment. Boy & girls of all abilities are welcome. The main language is English but many coaches, and most children, speak German too. Discounts for booking multiple courses, camps, & children. Find dates and venues on the InterSoccer website.


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.

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.

URBAN BIKE FESTIVAL ZURICH 29th – 31st MARCH: If you’re a cycling fan don’t miss the Urban Bike Festival from 29th – 31st March. Find out more by clicking here.

Urban Bike Festival Zurich

EXPOVINA SPRING WINE FAIR 28th MARCH – 4th APRIL: The Expovina Spring wine fair is taking place in Zurich at Puls 5 in Züri West form 28th March till 4th April. For ticket prices and opening times see here.

CRITERION FESTIVAL 28th – 31st MARCH: Taking place at the Messe Zurich from 28th to 31st March is the Criterion Festival. An opportunity to shop for unique and beautiful goods all under one roof. See here for details.

BALLY SHOE EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG: On now until 11th August a fascinating exhibition exploring the world of Bally Shoes. Find out all about it 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


The Hide Hotel Flims Switzerland

THE NEW HIDE HOTEL FLIMS: Showered with accolades from top publications shortly after opening, the brand new Hide Hotel Flims is a design hotel with a fabulous location right next to the slopes. Find out all about this fabulous new hotel here.

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! 

FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE MATTERHORN: Instantly recognisable, the famous Matterhorn in Zermatt is a truly stunning mountain. Find out all about it here.

Fascinating Facts about the Matterhorn Zermatt

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.

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 STYLISH 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 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 Flims from The Hide Hotel Flims Switzerland

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

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.

PKZ SPRING FASHION NIGHT 2019: Did you go to the PKZ Spring Fashion Event? If you want to see what it was like just click here to see the photos.

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.


Swiss Chocolate Mousse

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – SWISS CHOCOLATE MOUSSE: How about an easy recipe for a delicious chocolate mousse made out of Swiss chocolate. See the recipe here.

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

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.

leaving Zurich

LEAVING SWITZERLAND? Then feel free to check out our page all about moving house in Switzerland .

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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