What’s On In Zurich Mid to End April 2019


What's On in Zurich


What’s On In Zurich Mid to End April 2019

Happy Easter!

Easter in Zurich and Beyond

Wishing you a fabulous Easter weekend! Hope you have a wonderful time. Take a look here for ideas on things to do both in Zurich and further afield.

Chocolate bunnies ©newinzurich.com

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

EASTER EGG HUNT AT PATUMBAH PARK SUNDAY 21st APRIL: Another Easter activity is the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Patumbah Park in conjunction with the Hammam Basar. Starts at 10am and maybe afterwards you can go for brunch. More details here.

EASTER MONDAY MORNING ZWÄNZGERLE: If you’re in Zurich on Easter Monday morning why not pop down to Rüdenplatz in the Old Town, and watch the  18thCentury tradition of “Zwänzgerle” unfold. Children hold hard boiled eggs in their hands whilst adults attempt to throw 20 Rappen coins at the eggs, hoping they will stick! If they succeed, the  person who throws the coin keeps the egg and the coin. All unsuccessful coins are claimed by the children!

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.

HISTORY OF SWITZERLAND EXHIBITION AT LANDESMUSEUM: New permanent exhibition on the history of Switzerland and the Swiss has just opened at the Swiss National Museum. Find out more here.

SWISS TALENTS TOUR CONCERT AT ST PETER’S ZURICH 25TH APRIL: United Soloists Orchestra presents a Swiss Talents concert in Zürich. Soloists: Maristella Patuzzi (TI) violin, Fabian Ziegler (ZH) percussions, Sharon Renold (AG), voice and electric bass, Elisa Netzer (TI), harp. Conductor: Arseniy Shkaptsov. For info, program and tickets see here.

FAM EXPO WINTERTHUR 26th – 28th APRIL: If you have a young family you might be interested in attending the FAM EXPO exhibition running in Winterthur form 26th – 28th April. Featuring products and services for babies, toddlers and young children. 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.


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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.


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

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

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. 

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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 11th May 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.

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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BALLY Shoes Exhibition at Museum Für Gestaltung

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.

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.

DONATE CHILDREN BOOKS FOR GLOBAL BOOK FAIR 25TH MAY: Children First are collecting new and used children books for their annual charity fair. Proceeds go to Room to Read. Get involved, come for fair activities for kids and parents, and support children literacy here and across the globe. Find out more here.

RUNNING EVENTS IN AND AROUND ZURICH 2019: Take a look at our list of runs, fun runs as well as details of the Marathon and Iron Man too. Take a look here. 


Discover Charlie Chaplin At Chaplin's World Switzerland

A VISIT TO CHAPLIN’S WORLD VEVEY: If you’ve never visited Chaplin’s World in Vevey, you may very well enjoy an excursion. There is so much to see and do and find out about Charlie Chaplin and the setting (above ) is beautiful. Find out all about it here.

FANCY AN EASTER WALK NOT FAR FROM ZURICH?: How about one of the circular walks not too far from Zurich? Each one is very scenic. Take a look here.

A DAY TRIP 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. Take a look here.

THE CHINA GARDENS: Have you ever visited the Chinese pagoda in Zurich’s China Gardens? If not, why not take a look? Find out more here.

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.

Chriesiweg - The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland

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: Fancy a trip to a spa or hammam. Find out more here.

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. 

SWISSLINE EYE ZONE BOOSTER: If you suffer from bags under your eyes you may be interested in this great new product from Swiss cosmetics company Swissline which aims to reduce the bags under your eyes to give you a refreshed and relaxed look. Find out all about it here.


Dark chocolate bark

RECIPE OF THE WEEK : After Easter, if you end up with excess chocolate and you don’t know what to do with it, why not create your own “chocolate bark”? See the recipe here.

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


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 .

JUST ARRIVED IN SWITZERLAND?: If you’ve just arrived in Switzerland you might appreciate a look at our list of top tips for newcomers. 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.

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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