What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid April 2019


What's On In Zurich Early to Mid April 2019

What’s On In Zurich

Early to Mid April 2019

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

There’s so much to do in Zurich just now and even more coming up with Sechseläuten this weekend and Easter the weekend after. Have a wonderful week ahead!

Sechselaeuten 2015 and Burning of the Boogg

KUNSTHAUS EXHIBITION: The Fly Me to the Moon Exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing began on 5th April and continues until June at the Kunsthaus Zurich. Find out more here.

ORELL FÜSSLI CHILDREN’S STORY READING EVENT 6TH APRIL: Free story telling event at Orell Füssli’s store from 10am-11am on 6th April at Füssli Strasse 4, 8022 Zurich. Entrance free and registration not necessary. See details here.

ZURICH BIER FESTIVAL 6th APRIL: Love beer? Then why not go along to the Zurich Bier Festival where the will have over 300 different types of beer to tasting? Find out how it works here.

ART TALENTS KUNSTMARKT 7th APRIL: Why not visit this inspiring art fair where you can meet the artist and also buy your favourite piece of art on the spot. Find out all about it here.


Sechselaeuten in Zurich

FESTIVAL OF SECHSELAEUTEN 8TH APRIL: Monday 8th April is a half day holiday in Zurich and the feast of Sechselaeuten when the Böögg gets burned and we find out what type of a Summer we have in store in Zurich. The preceding weekend is filled with parades and merriment. Read all about it here.

10 FACTS ABOUT THE BÖÖGG: Find out more about the Böögg by reading here.

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

ZÜRICH MOVES! 8th -13th APRIL: Contemporary dance and performing arts festival taking place in venues across the city. See the program here.

HAUS KONSTRUCTIV KONKRETE GEGENWART EXHIBITION TILL 5th MAY: Don’t miss the imaginative exhibition “Konkrete Gegenwart” which is on until 5th May. There are also guided tours on Sundays. For more information in German see here.


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What's On In Zurich Early to Mid April 2019

Hotel Ascot Celebrates its 65th Birthday!

Hotel Ascot is celebrating its anniversary with a fabulous offer each month throughout the whole of 2019. During the month of April four people can enjoy a delightful full buffet breakfast at the Ascot Restaurant for the celebration price of just CHF 65 for all four people.

Find out more and book your reservation on 044 208 14 14 while there’s still space. Or simply click here.


ZERMATT UNPLUGGED CONCERT 9th – 13th APRIL: why not head for the mountains for the Zermatt Unplugged Concerts from 9th – 13th April. See program and information here.

ATELIER DAYS SHOPPING EVENT 10th & 11th APRIL: Taking place at the Villa Erlengut, Erlengutstrasse 1A,  Erlenbach, this fabulous pop up shopping event encompasses fashion, accessories and exquisite homewear. On Wednesday 10th April from 10am till 7.30pm and on Thursday 11th from 9am – 5pm.

SPORTS SHOP TIME OUT OPENING EVENT & FUN RUN 13th APRIL: Sports Shop Time Out in Uster has its new season opening event on 13th April form 9am till 5pm and on the same day they’re organising a fun run comprising an easy 5 and 10k and a fast 5k & 10k. Find out all about it here.

Behind the Scenes Chocolate Bunny Making at Honold's

EASTER OPENING HOURS AND THINGS TO DO IN ZURICH: check the Easter opening hours and things to do at Easter in Zurich here.

MOUNTAINS ON STAGE 16th APRIL: Mountains on Stage is a festival of films bringing the mountains to the town visiting 13 different countries. On 15th April it will be in Bern and on 16th April it will be in Zurich at the Arthouse Le Paris. For information and to book tickets click here.

MUSEUM RIETBERG EXHIBITION ON FASHION & FABRICS IN TEHERAN: Exhibition all about fashion and fabrics in Teheran around 1900. Ends 14th April.Find out more here.

ZURICH MARATHON 2019 SUNDAY 28TH APRIL: You still have time to register online to take part in this year’s Zurich Marathon (until 21st April).Read all the details here.

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


Spring Flowers in and Around Zurich

SPRING BLOSSOM IN ZURICH: There are so many delightful places in and around Zurich to see the beautiful Spring blossoms. Take a look at our pictures here.

7 REASONS YOU KNOW IT’S SPRINGTIME IN ZURICH: Despite the recent untimely snow Zurich does really have a Spring vibe to it. See our article about Spring in Zurich here.

10 THINGS TO DO IN ZURICH IN THE SPRING: Take a look here for ideas on things to do in Springtime in Zurich.


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10th & 11th April at Villa Erlengut, Erlenbach

Atelier Days Erlenbach 2019

Ateliers Days is back! Don’t miss this unique shopping experience which takes place at Villa Erlengut, Erlengutstrasse 1A,  Erlenbach next Wednesday and Thursday. Enjoy the opportunity to purchase from a selection of exquisite top quality clothing, accessories and home wear in a beautiful location.

Wednesday 10th April 10am – 7.30pm
Thursday 11th April 9am – 5pm 

Address: Erlengutstrasse 1A, 8703 Erlenbach


THE CHERRY BLOSSOM ROUTE NEAR FRICK: Why not plan go a walk on the Chriesiwäg trail near Frick (photo above) and enjoy all the Spring blossoms. The trees should be in blossom from mid April onwards.Find out all about it here.

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


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Last Skiing of The Season

Fascinating Facts about the Matterhorn Zermatt

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 information about REGA and making sure the car is ready too. See our list here.

CRANS MONTANA VOTED A TOP EUROPEAN SKI RESORT: Crans Montana was voted one of the top 5 ski destinations in Europe for 2019. 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 IN FLIMS LAAX: The Flims Laax ski resort offers a total of 235km of great skiing. Find out more here.

ZURICH TANZT 3-5th MAY: Check out all the activities and event taking place over the three days of the Zurich Tanzt. Put your dancing shoes on and enjoy! Click here for details. 

KUNSTHAUS MOON BALL 11th MAY: A very special intergalactic party takes place at the Kunsthaus on 13th April with a Live-Band and DJ David Suivez. Tickets cost CHF 45 in advance and CHF 55 on the night. Membery CHF 40. You can buy the tickets online or at the gallery itself.


Crustless Broccoli, Cheese and Onion Quiche

RECIPE OF THE WEEK : How about an easy recipe for Low Carb crustless broccoli, cheese and onion quiche? 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.

FOOD ZURICH 16th – 26th MAY: Food Zurich is back in town from 16th – 26th May. Don’t miss this great celebration of food from street food to slow food to fine food and everything in-between. For more information click here. To see one of our articles from FOOD ZURICH 2018 click 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.

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

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.

PROFESSIONAL MOTHER’S DAY PHOTO SHOOT: Want to get a beautiful Mother’s Day photo tat you will treasure for years to come? Then why not contact Carmen here for more information.

Mother's Day Photo Shoot Zurich

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