What’s On In Zurich Late September 2019

What's On In Zurich Late September 2019

What’s On In Zurich

Late September 2019

Global Climate Strike Week

GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE WEEK BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20th: Find out about Global Climate Strike Week and how you can make a difference. Read more  here.

ZURICH OPERA HOUSE SEASON OPENING 21st SEPT: From 10am on Saturday 21st September Zurich Opera House is hosting an opening party, with the theme «Everybody dances». As well as a guided tour behind the scenes, there is the opportunity to explore the costume department and see workshops, attend ballet workshops, and much more. Click here for the complete program.

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.

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.

Cow Parade and Cheese Market in Elm Switzerland

MIRRORS THE REFLECTED SELF MUSEUM RIETBERG TILL 22nd SEPT: Catch the last days of Mirrors The Reflected Self Exhibition at Museum Rietberg till 22nd September. Find out more 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.

ART INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 26th – 29th SEPT WIN FREE TICKETS! The wonderful art exhibition Art International is taking place at PULS 5 in Zurich from 26th – 29th September and we have have a contest to win 50 pairs of tickets! Simply email us here with a) your name, b) your mobile number and tc) the word AIF in the subject line. You can also enter by following us on NewInZurich Instagram and leaving the comment AIF. Good luck! Find out all about this great Art Event in Zurich here.

Dganit Blechner: Shining Rose / Mixed media - acrylic on canvas with crystal dust, 2018 Courtesy of Ruth Gallery, Luxembourg

Dganit Blechner: Shining Rose, Courtesy of Ruth Gallery, Luxembourg

RUNNING – GREIFENSEELAUF 21st SEPT & SUPPORT FOR RED CROSS: If you’re a runner and interested in taking part in the Greifensee run, did you know you can run in support of the Red Cross? Find out more (in German) 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.

“SLOW UP” FROM MEILEN TO RAPPERSWIL 22nd SEPTEMBER: Don’t miss this fun event when they close Seestrasse to cars and you can walk, cycle, skate along Seestrasse from Meilen to Rapperswil. It’s a wonderful family event. Read all about it here.

Slow Up Meilen to Rapperswil

DESIGN AND SHOPPING MARKET FRAU GEROLDS GARTEN: Every Saturday in September Frau Gerolds Garten will be hosting a design and shopping market. The markets take place from 11am and as well as shopping there is plenty to eat and drink. Address: Frau Gerolds Garten, Geroldstrasse, 8005 Zurich. 

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.


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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



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.

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.

ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL 26th SEPT – 6th OCT: Don’t miss this year’s Zurich Film Festival. You can buy tickets for the festival from 16th September. Find out all about it here.

The 15th Zurich Film Festival

WIN TICKETS FOR WAITING FOR THE BAVARIANS AT ZFF: Fancy winning tickets for the premiere of “WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS” by Colombian director Ciro Guerra on 29th September 29? We have 3 pairs up for grabs! Simply email us here with a) your name, b) your mobile number and c) the word Bavarians in the title. Good luck!

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.

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.

HEIDI IN JAPAN AT LANDESMUSEUM ZURICH TILL 13th OCT: There’s a new exhibition at the Swiss National Museum about Heidi – but this time with special reference to Heidi’s fame in Japan. Find out all about it here.

GreenLamp Funraising movie FemalePleasure Zurich

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.


1904 Designed by Lagonda Restaurant Zurich

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.

CHEF PATRICK FRISCHKNECHT AT COCO GRILL & BAR: We went along to the beautiful leafy restaurant in the centre of Zurich called Coco Grill & Bar to meet the new chef Patrick Frischknecht and sample his new menu. Read all about it here.

EPICURE FESTIVAL AT DOLDER GRAND LOUISIII COGNAC: We went along to one the Masterclasses at the Epicure Food Festival last week at the Dolder Grand Hotel. We took part in a food pairing with delicious food created by Exectuvie Chef Fine Dining Heiko Nieder and the wonderful LouisIII cognac. Read all about it here.

Louis Xlll Cognac Food Pairing at Epicure Food Festival Dolder Grand

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.

BRUNCH GUIDE TO ZURICH: Check out these great brunch options in Zurich here.

BRUNCH AT FISCHER’S FRITZ ZURICH: Another wonderful brunch location – Fischer’s Fritz directly on the lake in Wollishofen. It’s the perfect place for a lazy Sunday brunch with a fabulous buffet including champagne followed by a spot of Stand Up Paddle Boarding or just hanging out on the lake. Find out all about it 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.


Honold opens new branch in Witikon

NEW CONFISERIE HONOLD IN WITIKON OPENS 23rd SEPTEMBER: 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.

Design Your Very Own FREITAG F718 BUH Shopper in Zurich

MAKE YOUR OWN FREITAG BAG: A new activity you can do in Zurich is make your own FREITAG shopper bag. It’s a great activity as a birthday or leaving present. Find out more 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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