What’s On In Zurich Mid April 2019 Onwards

Free water in Zurich - the 1200 Fountains

What’s On In Zurich Mid April 2019 Onwards

Easter Bunny in Zurich

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

ZERMATT UNPLUGGED CONCERT ENDS 13th APRIL: Last day of Zermatt Unplugged concerts on 13th April. See program and information here.

ZURICH STREETFOODDAYS BUCHEGG 12th – 14th APRIL: Zurich Streetfooddays Food Market is taking place from 12th – 14th April at Wehntalerstrasse 109, 8046 Zurich. Find out all about it here.

Time Out Fun Run

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 from 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.

Sports Shop Time Out Fun Run & Spring Opening

MAMLICIOUS FLEA MARKET ZOLLIKON 13th APRIL: Mamalicious is holding a flea market at the Gemeindesaal in Zollikon on 13th April from 10am till 4pm. There will be plenty of second hand clothes and lots more. See here for details.

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.

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


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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.

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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.

PHOTOS OF SECHSELAEUTEN AND THE CHILDREN’S PARADE: Even if you missed Sechselaeuten, take a look at Geoff Pegler’s photos of the Children’s Parade for Sechselaeuten last weekend here.

The Children's Parade Sechseläuten 2019

OPEN WINE CELLARS 1st MAY and 4th & 5th MAY: Don’t miss this years Open Wine Cellars. Find out which wine cellars are open and the type of wine each one specialises in. Enjoy tasting the wines in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Many of the cellars offer a selection of food for sale. Find out more here. 

The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland

Photo courtesy of Open Wine Cellars

SOLA RUN 4th MAY: The Sola Run is taking place in Zurich on 4th May. Find out all about it 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.

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.

MOTHER’S DAY SUNDAY 12th MAY: Don’t forget it’s Mother’s Day on 12th May. Keep the day free and maybe you want to book a special brunch to celebrate?  See some brunch ideas here.


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DOLDER CLASSICS 12th MAY: Love classic cars? Don’t miss this FREE event which takes place in Zurich at the Dolder Ice Rink where you get to view an ever changing collection of old vintage cars. The next date is 12th May. See details and other dates here.

Dolder Classics - An Exhibition of "Old Timers" in Zurich

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.



Photo courtesy of St Gallen-Bodensee Tourismus

A DAY OUT TO ST GALLEN: If you’ve never visited the beautiful town of St Gallen, maybe now is the time to go? Find out about some of the top things to see and do whilst you’re there.

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

Spring in 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.

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

SKIING: There’s still some skiing to be had in the main resorts. Take a look here for details. 

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SWISSLINE YOUTH BOOOSTER SKINCARE: If your skin is looking a bit grey and fatigued after Winter, why not try out Swissline’s “Youth Booster Serum” which is specifically designed to rejuvenate your skin when it’s looking weary. Find out all about Swissline’s Youth Booster here. 


Sprouting Mung Bean Salad

RECIPE OF THE WEEK : Ity Tiwari is a talented cook and regularly runs Indian cookery courses form her home in Wallisellen. We were lucky enough to be invited to try one out and had a wonderful time. Find out how to make this delicious and refreshing vegan Sprouting Mung Bean Salad. See the recipe here.

FOOD ZURICH 16th – 26th MAY: One of the Foodie highlights of Zurich’s calendar has got to be FOOD ZURICH. This year’s edition takes place from 16th – 26th May offering a whole host of different foods and events to experience. Find out all about it 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 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

Carmen Sirboiu


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