What’s On In Zurich End of September Early October 2019

Zurich Film Festival 2019

What’s On In Zurich End of September Early October 2019

What's On In Zurich End of September Early October 2019

ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL 26th SEPT – 6th OCT: The Zurich Film Festival officially opened on Thursday and continues until 6th October. Stars like Cate Balanchett, Kristen Steward, Donald Sutherland and many are more will be making their way over to Zurich – so don’t miss this great event with some amazing films on offer. Find out all about it here.

BELVEDERE ECLIPSE PARTY 28th SEPT: On 28th September the Belvedere Vodka Eclipse Party takes place at Halle 622 in Zurich. There will be a number of world famous artists and DJs including Lost Frequencies, Klinglande, EDX and Mike William. Regional artists such as Passik, Cédric Zeyenne and Gil Glaze will also be representing the Swiss music scene. Get your tickets here.

GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE WEEK CONTINUES IN ZURICH: Find out about Global Climate Strike Week and how you can make a difference. Read more  here.

MEILEN JAZZ FESTIVAL 27th – 29th SEPTEMBER: If you’re a Jazz fan don’t forget to check out the “Meilemer Jazz Nächte” with some great jazz singers. It all takes place in Meilen. See here for details.

GIN ERLEBNIS FESTIVAL HOTEL 25 HOURS: The Gin Erlebnis Festival is taking place in Zurich and ends at midnight on Saturday 28th. Find out more details here.

Photo credit: Robert Korizek Courtesy of Robert Korizek, CH-Zollikerberg

Photo by Robert Korizek

ART INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 26th – 29th SEPT: The wonderful art exhibition Art International is taking place at PULS 5 in Zurich from 26th – 29th September. The contest is now closed and all the winners have been informed.  Find out all about this great Art Event in Zurich here.

125 YEAR ANNIVERSARY GOLD COAST RAILWAY 29th SEPT: On Sunday 29th September there will be celebrations at many of the stations along the Gold Coast railway route from Zollikon to Stäfa to mark the 125th anniversary of the line. Expect to see old locomotives and steam trains and for all the information check out the program (in German here).

ARCHITECTURE FOR ALL OPEN DAY IN ZURICH 28th & 29th SEPT: This weekend many interesting buildings all over Zurich will be opening their doors to the public and allowing access behind the scenes. Many of the buildings you have to register in advance for – but take a look at the website here for full details.

DESIGN & SHOPPING MARKET FRAU GEROLDS GARTEN 28th SEPT: On Saturday 28th September Frau Gerolds Garten will be hosting a design and shopping market.  It’s on from 11am and as well as shopping there is plenty to eat and drink. Address: Frau Gerolds Garten, Geroldstrasse, 8005 Zurich. 


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Zurich Improv Theatre 9th – 13th October 2019

Zurich Improv theatre events

From 9th – 13th October the Theater Anundpfirsich is presenting its seventh edition of SPUNK and Improv theatre event with top class performers from the USA, France, Spain, Austria and Switzerland. They will be showcasing everything improvised theatre has to offer – so make sure you don’t miss this great opportunity!

Most of the shows are in English and some in German. Book now as the tickets are bound to sell out! It all takes place at: Albisriederstrasse 16, 8003 Zürich

For more information and to book tickets click here.

Spunk improv festival Zurich


COW PARADES ALL OVER SWITZERLAND: There are lots of cow parades taking place all over Switzerland this weekend and throughout September. Take a look here for details.

KIDS CLOTHES FLEA MARKET ZUMIKON 2nd OCTOBER: From 9am till 1pm at the Gemeindesaal Zumikon there will be a second hand kids clothes sale. See details here.

DUBLIN NIGHTS 24th Sept – 6th OCT: Get 20% off your tickets for Irish Dancing and Irish hits with a live band using code MA20DN. See details here.

OKTOBERFEST ZÜRI WIESEN AT ZURICH HB 18th SEPT – 12th OCT: Yes it’s already that time of year when the Oktoberfest celebrations begin and one of the one of the main ones, Züri Wiesen takes place at Zurich main station from Find out more here.


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TOP MBA EVEBT ZURICH – 14th October 2019

Top MBA Event Zurich

The Access MBA event is taking place on October 14th, Zurich Marriott Hotel

One-to-One Meetings with the World’s Top Business Schools

Access MBA is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the world’s most recognised business degrees, the MBA and Executive MBA.

The Access MBA event in Zurich enables you to speak in person with admissions directors of leading international business schools, take part in small group meetings and panel discussions and get advice and support from the Access MBA Consulting Team and GMAT and scholarship information

For more information and to book tickets click here.


PUMPKIN EXHIBITION AT JUCKER FARM ON NOW: The annual pumpkin exhibition is on now at the Jucker Farm until 4th November and the theme is music. Take a look here.

PICASSO-GORKY-WARHOL EXHIBITION AT KUNSTHUAS ON NOW: Why not visit the Kunsthaus in Zurich to see the Picasso-Gorky-Warhol exhibition? It focuses on sculptures and works on paper from the Hubert Looser Collection and continues until 5th January 2020. Find out more here.

TAUCHERLI CHOCOLATE, AZADO BBQ & MATTE GIN: Check out our photos from the Gourmesse Food and wine event at the Gourmesse Food Fair in Zurich last week. See all the photos here.

BRIEFING ROADSHOWS ON BREXIT FOR UK NATIONALS: If you’re a UK National and living in Switzerland and want to know what the impact of Brexit will be on your situation, the British Embassy are running a series of Roadshows designed to clear up any questions you may have. Please take a look at their schedule of Roadshows here.

Keeping Abreast of Brexit For UK Residents In Switzerland

ELM COW PARADE & CHEESE MARKET 6th OCTOBER: We went to the Elm Cow Parade and Cheese Market last year and had great fun. This one always takes place on the first Sunday in October, a little after most of the main cow parades. Read all about it here.

CIRCLE OF SPIRITS 10th – 13th OCTOBER: If you love cocktails you will be keen to visit the “Circle of Spirits Festival” which will be taking place at Halle 622 in Oerlikon, Zurich from 10th -13th October. Visit the website here.

*** CONTEST *** WIN TICKETS FOR CIRCLE OF SPIRITS:  Fancy winning tickets for the Circle of Spirits? We have 6 tickets up for grabs! Simply email us here with a) your name, b) your mobile number and c) the word SPIRITS in the title. Good luck!

SPA HOPPING IN SWISS DELUXE HOTELS: If you’re looking for a fabulous getaway and trip, what could be better than a Spa Trip at a Swiss Deluxe Hotel? Take a look at these three wonderful Spa Destinations in Lugano, Bad Ragaz and Vevey.

Le Mirador Resort Hotel Spa Hopping with Swiss Deluxe Hotels

GREENLAMP FILM SCREENING 24th OCTOBER: GreenLamp is a 100% volunteer run not-for-profit that helps women in Ethiopia through education, technology and community initiatives.  They are running a special fund raising screening of FEMALE PLEASURE with film Director Barbara Miller & Executive Producer Ellen Ringier and moderation by film entrepreneur Katrin Werner. From 11am till 13.30 on Thursday, 24th October at Kino Arthouse Piccadilly, Mühlebachstrasse 2, 8008 Zürich (Stadelhofen). All proceeds and donations will go directly towards GreenLamp project work. The fundraising goal is to raise at least enough funds to cover one year’s tuition for one midwife (CHF 4,000). For more details and to book tickets.

INTERIORS OPEN DAY 11am – 4pm SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER: Looking for inspiration and style for your home? Why not visit BodmerHOMES and SUR Design at the “Design Inspiration Event” on Saturday 26th October from 11am till 4pm in Zentralstrasse 24 in Uster.


BRUNCH GUIDE TO ZURICH: Check out these great brunch locations in Zurich. View our guide here.

1904 DESIGNED BY LAGONDA RESTAURANT ZURICH: We visited the 1904 Designed By Lagonda Restaurant in Zurich the other day and had a wonderful evening tasting many of the delicious dishes on their menu. Take a look here to see more photos and find out all about it.

VEUVE CLICQUOT BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019: The award ceremony for the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman 2019 took place at Die Terrasse Restaurant Zurich on 19th September and the awards were won by Monika Walser of de Sede and Olga Dubey of AgroSustain. Find out all about it here.

Transforming Your House Into A Home with Alessandra Bodmer

TURN YOUR HOUSE INTO A HOME WITH ALESSANDRO BODMER: If you need help in transforming your house into a beautiful home where everything has its place and looks stylish, interior design consultant Alessandro Bodmer of BodmerHOMES is able to give advice and help you with all aspects of your transformation. Find out all about what Alessandro can do to help here.

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

TOP INDIAN RESTAURANTS IN ZURICH: Check out our guide to these great Indian Restaurants in Zurich here.

NEW SKINCARE LIERAC RANGE: Lierac unveiled its latest skincare products at the beautiful Signau Haus in Zurich the other day. Find out all about the latest “power tools” for your face! Take a look here.

Top Things To See and Do In Zug

TOP THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN ZUG: Have you visited the beautiful city of Zug? Take a look here to find out what to see and do here.


New Confiserie Honold Opens in Witikon

NEW CONFISERIE HONOLD IN WITIKON NOW OPEN: A new branch of Confiserie Honold with delicious chocolate, breads cakes and lots more is opening on 23rd September. Find out all about it here.

BAUR’S BRASSERIE & BAR OPENED 20th SEPTEMBER: The new “Baur’s” Brasserie & Bar has just opened in Zurich. For more information visit the website here.

HELPLING NEW ONLINE CLEANING SERVICE IN ZURICH OFFER: Looking for a legitimate cleaner and with all the paperwork sorted and easily bookable online? Check out Helpling and get CHF 50 off your first clean with our code NEWINZURICH50. See details here.

Find a Cleaner for your Home in Switzerland with Helpling

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

MORE NEWCOMER TIPS: Some more tips for newcomers here too!

24 HOURS IN ZURICH – WHAT TO DO: If you’ve got visitors over just for a 24 hours and you want to show them a few highlights of Zurich take a look at this handy guide which we’ve put together. Read it 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.

ZVV-AKTIONPASS - Over 60s Travel Card

TRAVEL FOR FREE – AKTION PASS FOR OVER 60s: If you know someone who is over 60 you might like to tell them about a new ZVV travel pass which is available from 1st September till 30th November for just one month. You pay CHF 110 and as well as unlimited travel (certain restrictions) you also get some amazing perks! Limited offer. Read all about it here.

3 SPA HOTELS YOU WILL LOVE: If you’re looking for a Spa Break or simply a great Day Spa, these 3 Spas in Switzerland are truly amazing. Find out more here.

Carmen photo Zurich

If you’re looking for a photographer for portraits of yourself, your family and pets, contact Carmen Photo here.


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