What’s On in Zurich Mid September 2019
GOURMESSE 12th -15th SEPT #FREE ENTRANCE: This year the food and wine festival “Gourmesse” is on at Halle 622 from 12th – 15th September. What’s more is that there is FREE entry for all this year, in celebration of their 25th Birthday. Find out more here.
Read about our visit to the Gourmesse Masterclasses we attended by Taucherli Chocolate, Azado Barbeques and Matte Gin here.
FASHION TALK BY KAZU HUGLER AT MUSEUM RIETBERG 14th SEPT: Don’t miss a fascinating talk by Swiss Fashion Designer Kazu Hugler at the Museum Rietberg to coincide with their exhibition – MIRRORS: The Reflected Self. Tickets here for the 2pm performance or here for the 4pm performance.
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.
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.
PHOTOS OF PKZ FASHION SHOW ZURICH: If you missed the PKZ Fashion runway and shopping event take a look at all the photos by Carmen Sirboiu 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 the one of the main ones, Züri Wiesen takes place at Zurich main station from Find out more here.
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.
Dganit Blechner: Shining Rose, Courtesy of Ruth Gallery, Luxembourg
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.
ILLUMINATED ART ZURICH – FERDINAND HODLER & PAUL KLEE: Until 19th September the Illuminated Art exhibition is taking place at the MAAG Halle near Hardbrücke. See the art in a new light as it is projected with music and more. Visit the website here.
GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE WEEK BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20th: Every week there is more and more in the news about the situation about the climate. Find out all about Global Climate Strike Week in Zurich and what they are doing here.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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 frrm 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 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.
FOOD AND LIFESTYLE
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.
BRUNCH OPTIONS IN 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 IN ZURICH
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOTOS OF ZURICH OPENAIR: Check out our photos of the Zurich Openair. See the latest here.
If you’re looking for a photographer for portraits of yourself, your family and pets, contact Carmen Photo here.
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