What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2019

What's On In Zurich Early to Mid July 2019

What’s On In Zurich

Early to Mid July 2019

Züri Fäscht 2019 Zurich Switzerland

ZÜRI FÄSCHT 5th – 7th JULY: Yes, the big Zurich festival that takes place just once every three years is back in Zurich this weekend, beginning Friday! There will be stunts, rides, wake boarding, caliente music, DJs, brass bands, zip lines, fireworks and lots and lots of fun. Take a look here to find out more.

CALIENTE LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL 5th – 7th JULY: Whilst you’re at the Züri Fäscht don’t miss the Caliente Latin American Music and Dance Festival which will also be taking place in Zurich. See details here.

Caliente! Latin American Music Festival Zurich

SHORT VIDEO OF ZÜRI FÄSCHT 2016: In case you’re not sure what to expect from Züri Fäscht take a look at this short video here to get an overview:

FINISSAGE PAUL COPIDO AT BILDHALLE 6th JULY: On Saturday 6th July from 11am till 4pm there is the Finissage of the Paul Copido exhibition at Bildhalle Stauffacherquai 56, 8004 Zürich. See details here: www.bildhalle.ch

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

KOREAN STREET FOOD FESTIVAL 11th – 13th JULY: The Korean Street food festival will be taking place at Kalanderplatz in Sihlcity Zurich from 11th – 13th July. Find out more here.

SUMMER OPENAIR CINEMA IN ZURICH HAS BEGUN: Yes, some of the Summer Open air Cinema programmes have already begun. Tickets went on sale on 28th June. Have you booked your seats yet?  On Friday and Saturday Lady Bird and Three Billboards are on at Openairkino Wipkingen, the Bloom Openair at the Swiss National Museum has some great films too and the Rote Fabrik’s “Film am See” program has begun. Find out all about Zurich’s Open air cinemas here.

BADI SEASON IN ZURICH: If Züri Fäscht get all a bit too much – take a dip in a Zurich Badi or swimming pool. Take a look at our list here.

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

KEEP COOL WITH AN ICE CREAM: Zurich has some amazing ice cream and every year there are more and more new companies. See our ice cream guide here!

Photos of Züri Fäscht Fireworks 2019 Zurich Switzerland

PHOTOS OF ZUERIFAESCHT FIREWORKS 2019: Check out this great photos of the Zuerifaescht firework display on Friday night by Geoff Pegler. Click here to see more.


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LIMMAT SWIM 17th AUGUST: The exciting Limmat Schwimmen event where you get to swim all the way down the Limit is taking place on 17th August this year. Be ready to book your ticket as soon as you can as lat year they all went in minutes! Visit the website here.

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

WELTKLASSE ATHLETICS LETZIGRUND 29th AUGUST: Mark your diaries for Weltklasse Zurich on 29th August. Find out more here.

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

PAVILLON LE CORBUSIER SEEFELD: The Pavillon Le Corbusier reopened in May following extensive refurbishment and is a unique place to visit. Also, every Sunday there are guided tours you can book. Find out more about this iconic building by the lake in Zurich.


Lunch & A Dip - Lunchen & Planschen Hotel Atlantis by Giardino

LUNCHEN UND PLANSCHEN AT ATLANTIS BY GIARDINO ZURICH: If you fancy a mid week treat, the Hotel Atlantis by Giardino has the perfect recipe! It’s called Lunchen und Planschen – (or lunch and a dip) and you get to enjoy a fabulous light lunch and a dip in their heavenly pool – all for CHF 64 per person. Read all about it here.

Food and Wine tips in Alsace France

A GOURMET WEEKEND IN ALSACE: Planning a weekend getaway not too far from Zurich? How about a trip to the Alsace? Amy has some great food and wine tips to make it the perfect gourmet weekend. Read all about it here.

SWISS RED CROSS GALA 2019: The Swiss Red Cross Gala takes place in Zurich every two years. This time the location was the beautiful Haus Am See last weekend and the goal was to raise much needed funds to improve the health and lives of babies and mothers in underprivileged countries all round the world. Find out more here.

NESPRESSO BARISTA CREATIONS: Nespresso have just brought out a new range of coffee which is designed specially for Milky Coffees. As cappuccino and latte fans, we’ve been testing it out. Find out all about the new range here.

FOODIE HOTSPOTS IN ANTALYA: If you’re travelling to Antalya in Turkey anytime soon, do check out Amy’s recommendations from her trip the other week to this bustling holiday location . Take a look here

Dr Augustinus Bader "The Cream" - The Skincare Game Changer

“THE CREAM” BY DR AUGUSTINUS BADER: Billed as the only cream that you will ever need (apart from sunscreen), Dr Bader’s skincare is the result of years of stem cell research and work with burns victims. Beloved by celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Diane Kruger, it also has a luxury price tag. However, it should make for much tidier bathroom cabinets as apparently you can throw away all your specialised creams and toners and just use this. Find out all about it here.

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

Where to SUP in Zurich

WHERE TO STAND UP PADDLE BOARD IN ZURICH: Find out all about Stand Up Paddleboarding in Zurich. Take a look here.

A DAY TRIP TO ST GALLEN: If you’ve never visited St Gallen there is so much to see and do. Take a look at our top tips for a great visit to this historic Swiss city. Read all about it 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.

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.

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

ZVV Somerferienpass

ZVV FERIENPASS FOR KIDS 6-16: Perfect for kids! Offering free travelling Zurich, free museums, free Badi entrance and lots more. Fro 5 weeks and all for CHF 25. Find out all about it here.

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

COFFEE GUIDE ZURICH: Check out our guide on where to find the best coffees in Zurich. Take a look here.

TOP INDIAN RESTAURANTS ZURICH: Check out our guide to top Indian Restaurants in Zurich. Take a look here.


Top Tips Switzerland

NEWCOMERS TIPS: Check out our top tips for newcomers to Switzerland here.

DON’T GET CAUGHT SPEEDING IN SWITZERLAND: If you’re new to Zurich, it’s not unusual to rack up a few speeding fines in the first couple of months or so. Find out more about speeding in Switzerland and how to avoid getting any more fines. Take a look here.

LIFTING THE LID ON SWISS SHARED LAUNDRY ROOMS: If you’re new to Switzerland and have just found out you have to share a laundry room with your neighbours – then take a look here. 

NEED HELP LEARNING GERMAN? If you’re in need of help learning German you may be interested in taking a course with the German School. They offer a wide range of flexible options to suit the busiest lifestyle and are small and caring and get great results! Find out more here.

DID YOU KNOW? NO MORE SMOKING ON TRAIN PLATFORMS: Since 1st June there has been a ban on smoking on the train platforms in Switzerland. Find out all about it here.

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

LOOKING FOR A RELIABLE END OF TENANCY CLEANER?: If you are moving out of your house or apartment and need a reliable and reasonably priced and of tenancy clean, complete with guarantee and being present at handover we used John Shepherd of Diamond Cleaning and highly recommend him. Contact John via his website here. 

TEACHING ASSISTANT COURSE ZURICH STARTS SEPT: If you’re interested in doing the Teaching Assistant Course Zurich run by Foundations for Learning it begins in September. Find out more here.

BLOG AWARD NOMINATION – PLEASE SUPPORT US! We were thrilled and honoured to have been nominated by Sparpedia for this year’s Best Expat Blog Award! We would love you to support us by voting for us here. Thank you in advance as every vote makes a difference!

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.

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Züri Fäscht 2019 Zurich Switzerland

Photos of Züri Fäscht Fireworks 2019



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With photos courtesy of Züri Fäscht and by Carmen Sirboiu


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