What’s On In Zurich Mid June 2019

What's On In Zurich Mid June 2019

What’s On In Zurich Mid June 2019

What's On In Zurich Mid June 2019

AFRO PFINGSTEN IN WINTERTHUR 4th – 10th JUNE: This Whitsun weekend why not visit the Afro Pfingsten festival in Winterthur and experience amazing music, dance, food and more. See details here.

Afro Pfingsten festival Winterthur

ZURICH ART WEKEND 7th, 8th & 9th JUNE: Check out all the arty events lined up for Zurich Art Weekend. See the program here.

ZURICH PRIDE EVENTS 1st – 16th JUNE: The Zurich Pride Festival takes place from 14th – 15th June and there are a number of events and celebrations in the city in the lead up to the festival from 1st to 16th June. Find out more here.

ART BASEL 13th – 16th JUNE: Basel’s annual Art Fest takes place from 13th – 16th June at the Messe in Basel. showing the works of over 4,000 artists, it’s a very special event. Find out more here.

BLUES’N’JAZZ RAPPERSWIL 14th – 15th JUNE: The annual Blues’N’Jazz festival is taking place in Rapperswil on 14th and 15th June – don’t miss! For more details see here.

What's On In Zurich Mid June 2019ZURICH SURF FAIR AT FRAU GEROLDS GARTEN 15th JUNE: How about surfing in the city at Urban Surf next to Frau Gerolds Garten on Saturday 15th June.The Surf Fair is from 10am till 6pm and afterwards there is an After-party! See details here.

ZURICH STREET FOOD FESTIVAL TILL 16th JUNE : Zurich’s Street Food Festival continues until 16th June. So why not pop down to Hardturmstrasse to see for yourself? With a huge tent and lots of outdoor seating there is something for everyone! Further more there is an ever changing line up of vendors. Please note it is closed on Whit Sunday but open on Whit Monday from 11am till 11pm! Take a look at Amy’s recommendations by clicking here!

BECOMELOCAL’S INSIDERS CAREER DAY 20th JUNE: An Insider’s career day from 9am till 4.30pm on 20th June at Hotel Landhus, Katzenbachstrasse 10, 8052 Zurich. Email Sonia here for information and to register.

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SUMMER OPENAIR CINEMA IN ZURICH HAS BEGUN: Yes, some of the Summer Openair Cinema programmes have already begun and the big one, the Allianz, will start selling tickets from 28th June. Find out all about Zurich’s Open air cinemas here.


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Thursday 20th June 9am – 4.30pm

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KUNSTHAUS EXHIBITION: The Fly Me to the Moon Exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing continues until 30th June at the Kunsthaus Zurich. Find out more here.

SWISS PRESS PHOTO TILL 1st JULY: The World Press Photo Exhibition has finished but the Swiss Press Photo Exhibition continues at the Swiss National Museum Zurich till 1st July. Showcasing the best press photos from the past year it really is a stunning exhibition. For more information click here.

SWITZERLAND’S STREET FOOD FESTIVALS: Check out our list of Street Food Festivals all over Switzerland here.

SUMMER OPENAIRS & FESTIVALS IN SWITZERLAND: See our guide to the top music festivals and Openair concerts throughout Switzerland this Summer. Take a look here.

RUNNING EVENTS IN AND AROUND ZURICH 2019: The  Iron Man Triathatlon is coming up on 21st July.  Check 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.


What's On In Zurich Mid June 2019

2 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO BE WON FOR FILM PREVIEW!!! Enter our contest by emailing us here before 12 noon on Monday with a) your name and b) your mobile number to be in with a chance of winning one of two pairs of tickets for The Biggest Little Farm by Emmy award winner John Chester. The screening will take place at 12.15 on Wednesday 12th June at Arthouse Le Paris cinema in Zurich. You can also enter on Instagram @newinzurich by simply following us and using #BiggestLittleFarm for an additional chance.

FOODIE HOTSPOTS IN MADRID: If you’re travelling to Madrid anytime soon, don’t miss the foodie hot spots at the Mercardo San Miguel. Food writer Amy was in foodie heaven as she explored this culinary gem in Madrid. Find out more here.

TOP THINGS TO DO IN VEVEY: This year is very special in Vevey because of the Fete des Vignerons – but in addition to this festival there is a lot more to see. Read all about Vevey here.


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Coiffeur Arté in Zurich is offering a a CHF 20 discount on all new appointments booked from end of May through until the end of  June. So if you’re looking for a new style, a new colour or just a straightforward haircut and blow dry – why not give Anna a call on 044 482 99 33 and mention the code “NEW” to get CHF 20 off.

Coiffeur Arte

Coiffeur Arté is located just 10 minutes from Zurich main station at Mutschellenstrasse 70, 8038 Zurich, close to Brunau train station near SihlCity. Tel: 044 482 99 33. Make an appointment with Anna to get your CHF 20 discount !

Visit the Coiffeur-Arté website here .


HAIRDRESSERS IN ZURICH LIST: For all our list of recommended hairdressers take a look here.

HAWAIIAN LOMI LOMI MASSAGE IN ZURICH: Larissa is doing Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage in Zurich during the months of June and July. Book your session online at  www.sacredbody.space or text her on Whatsapp +7 777 261 7137  or call +41 779220224. Use code “NEW” to get a CHF 20 discount off your first massage.

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.

FANCY A TRIP TO VALLE VERZASCA?: This beautiful spot in Ticino can get busy in July and August, so why not take a trip out there beforehand and see the beautiful turquoise waters it is famous for? Find out more here.

The turquoise beauty of Valle Verzasca Ticino

BADI SEASON IN ZURICH: With the recent hike in temperatures it’s time to hit the swimming pools and Badis! Take a look at our list here.

SPAS AND HAMMAMS CLOSE TO ZURICH: Fancy a trip to a spa or hammam. Find out more here.

LUXURY HIGH FACTOR SUN PROTECTION: Enjoying the recent sunshine? If you’re looking for some great sun protection that cares for the delicate skin on your, face, neck and décolleté – Swissline have the answer. Their high factor Cell Shock Sun Protection SPF 50 ++ is a great Swiss product and offers fabulous protection. Find out more here.

NEW IN ZURICH – SEED TO SKIN SKINCARE AT SPITZENHAUS: We recently attended the launch of a new range of luxury skincare called Seed To Skin which comes from Borgo San Pietro in Tuscany and is now available at the Spitzenhaus Zurich. A combination of nature and cutting edge science this is a really fabulous brand. Find out all about it here.

Seed To Skin - Luxury Natural Skincare at Parfumerie Spitzenhaus Zurich

NEW IN ZURICH MISS MIU RESTAURANT: There’s a new Asian restaurant in the heart of Europaallee, not far from Zurich main station called Miss Miu. Have you visited it yet? It’s at Europaallee 48, 8004 Zürich. Find out more here.

INDIAN RESTAURANTS IN ZURICH: Looking for a great curry in Zurich? Check out our suggestions for Indian Restaurants in and around Zurich here.

CHOCOLATE FACTORIES TO VISIT IN SWITZERLAND: Check out our list of delicious chocolate factories you can visit in Switzerland. Some offer tours, others offer tastings or workshops. Take a look here.

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

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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.

LINKEDIN HEADSHOT MARATHON 21st JUNE: In need of a new LinkedIn photo? Why not get a professional one done by Carmen on 21st June?  Simply contact Carmen here to book.

Carmen's Headshot Marathon

Carmen Sirboiu


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