What’s On in Zurich Early October 2019

What's On in Zurich Early October 2019

What’s On in Zurich Early October 2019

What's On in Zurich End September Early October 2018

ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL 26th SEPT – 6th OCT: The Zurich Film Festival is coming to an end on Sunday so do catch as many of the films as you can. Find out all about it here.

DUBLIN NIGHTS 24th Sept – 6th OCT: It’s the last couple of days of Dublin Nights and you can still get 20% off your tickets for Irish Dancing with Irish hits using code MA20DN. See details here.

LAST OF THE COW PARADES IN SWITZERLAND: It’s the last of the cow parades and festivals this weekend. 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. It always takes place on the first Sunday in October, a little after most of the main cow parades so you could visit it this Sunday if you wish. Read all about it here.

PHOTOS OF ENTLEBUCH COW PARADE: Mercedes Catalan visited the Entlebuch Cow Parade and Festival last weekend and took some great photos. Take a look here.

CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL ZURICH 5th OCTOBER: If you’re a beer lover don’t miss the Craft Beer Festival which will be taking place in Binzstrasse 23, 8045 Zurich on Saturday 5th October from 2pm. Visit the Craft Beer Festival website 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


OKTOBERFEST ZÜRI WIESEN AT ZURICH HB 18th SEPT – 12th OCT: It’s 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.

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.

OLMA FESTIVAL ST GALLEN 10th – 20th OCTOBER: Why not take a trip to St Gallen to experience all things Swiss at this famous festival. Find out all about it here.


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TOP MBA EVENT 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.


CIRCLE OF SPIRITS 10th – 13th OCTOBER-  WIN TICKETS FOR CIRCLE OF SPIRITS:  The “Circle of Spirits Festival” will be taking place at Halle 622 in Oerlikon, Zurich from 10th – 13th October. Visit the website here.  Fancy winning tickets for the Circle of Spirits? We have 4 pairs of 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! Please note that the contest is now finished and all winners have been informed. Thanks to all who took part.

ACCESS MBA EVENT 14th OCTOBER MARRIOTT HOTEL ZURICH: If you’re planning on studying for an MBA don’t miss the extremely valuable opportunity to meet with the admissions directors and get personalised advice at the Access MBA Event on 14th October at the Marriott Hotel in Zurich. Find out more here.

DESIGN LABORATORY AT MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG TONI AREAL: Why not visit the Museum Für Gestaltung to see this very interesting exhibition about materials and technology and what this could mean for the future. From 3D printing, to sustainable materials and robotics and lots more. It continues until 6th September 2020. Find out more here.

SBB EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG: Find out all about the SBB’s impressive railway network which is apparently the busiest in the world. The exhibition takes place at the Museum’s Ausstellungstrasse 60 location close to HB until 5th January 2020. 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.

Keeping Abreast of Brexit For UK Residents In Switzerland

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.

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.

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. Find out more about BodmerHOMES here.

Swiss money

LOOKING FOR HELP WITH YOUR TAX? In this article experienced Tax Consultant Martin Beiner gives top tips for expats on what you need to do to comply with your tax requirements in Switzerland. Read all about the top tips for expats on tax here.

EXPOVINA WINE SHIPS 31st OCTOBER – 14th NOVEMBER:  The Wine Ships will be back in Zurich once again at the end of the month. We have 5 pairs of tickets to win on our contest for Expovina!  See details on the Expovina website here.

JAZZ NO JAZZ 30th OCTOBER- 2nd NOVEMBER: If you’re a jazz or music fan don’t miss the annual Jazz No Jazz concerts taking place in Zurich. Find out more here.

SPORT SHOP TIME OUT USTER OPEN DAY 2nd NOVEMBER: Don’t miss the Season Opening Day at Sport Shop Time Out in Uster on 2nd November. It’s a real family day and quite a party with lots of attractions and games for the children, special discounts and open day prices and lots to see and do. Everyone at Time Out speaks English so it’s a breeze getting yourself ready for the ski season. Find out more here.

WOMEN VERSUS CANCER: Girls with pedal power is a group of four women, three living in Zurich who are taking part in in the Women Versus Cancer 355 km ride from Milan to Venice in May 2020. Raising money money for three charities – Breast Cancer Now, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action, the group are looking for support in this venture. You can find more information by clicking here.


Secret Dinner Zurich

SECRET DINNER ZURICH: Have you ever been to the “Secret Dinner Zurich”? It’s a really fun event where you enjoy a 4 course dinner in a secret location on a long table and meet lots of new people. You don’t know where you’re going in Zurich right until the last minute! We went along the other week and had such fun. Take a look here to find out more.

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

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.

Recipe Swiss Chocolate Truffles

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – SWISS CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES: How about impressing your friends with these easy to make and very delicious homemade Swiss Chocolate Truffles? Click here for recipe.

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.

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.

The Peak Walk by Tissot - Switzerland's Hanging Mountain Bridge

A GRET EXCURSION – THE PEAK WALK BY TISSOT: We visited Les Diablerets in the Vaud region of Switzerland the other week and took the Gondola up to Glacier 3000 and walked along the “Peak Walk By Tissot”. It was a great experience and there was so much more to do including taking a walk and a Snow Bus ride on the Glacier and racing downhill on the Alpine Coaster. Find out more here.

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 legal 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.

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.

SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL SO FAR: Take a look at some of the photos and highlights from this year’s film festival so far. See 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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