What’s On In Zurich Mid October 2019 Onwards

What's On in Zurich End of October 2018 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Mid October 2019 Onwards

Zurich Improv theatre events

SPUNK ZURICH INPROV FESTIVAL 9TH – 13TH OCT: From 9th – 13th October the Theater Anundpfirsich is presenting its seventh edition of SPUNK and Improv theatre event in Zurich. Featuring top class performers from the USA, France, Spain, Austria and Switzerland, most of the shows are in English and a few in German. Don’t miss this great Improv festival taking place at Albisriederstrasse 16, 8003 Zürich. Get your tickets and find out more here.

CIRCLE OF SPIRITS 10th – 13th OCTOBER The “Circle of Spirits Festival” will be taking place at Halle 622 in Oerlikon, Zurich from 10th – 13th October. All the contest winners have now been informed and thanks to everyone for taking part. For more details on the event visit the website here.

Olma Festival in St Gallen

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.

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.

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.


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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


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.

Photos of Entlebuch Alpabfahrt

PHOTOS OF ENTLEBUCH COW PARADE: Mercedes Catalan visited the Entlebuch Cow Parade and Festival the other weekend and took some great photos (see photo above). Take a look at some more 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.


BREXIT BRIEFING FOR UK NATIONALS IN ZURICH 17th OCT: On 17th October from 6pm there will be a Brexit Roadshow for UK nationals organised by the British Embassy. Click here to sign up for it. Alternatively, click here for the rest of the dates around Switzerland. (N.B. You need to scroll down on this page)

Keeping Abreast of Brexit For UK Residents In Switzerland

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 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.

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.

FREE GRAND CRU WINE TASTING WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER: Enjoy a tasting of Grands Cru wines from Clos, Domaines & Châteaux in Zürich. There will be 50 Grands Crus and Premiers Grands Cru presented along with the wine producers themselves. Regional tapas specialities from the Canton of Vaud will be prepared for the event by Swiss Chef Yves Bovy. It all takes place on Wednesday 30th October from 5pm till 8pm at Chainwork in Dufourstrasse 43, Zurich. Register for your tickets here. 
WIN TICKETS!!! 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.

Expovina Wine ships Zurich Switzerland

SPORT SHOP TIME OUT USTER OPEN DAY 2nd NOVEMBER: Mark your diaries for 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.

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.

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.


Brunch at Urban Fork Zurich

BRUNCH AT URBAN FORK ZURICH: We’ve discovered another cute little restaurant for brunch! With friendly service and a fun laid back atmosphere, your really should check out their delicious egg benedicts. It’s also worth noting that they serve brunch on Saturdays as well as Sundays! Take a look here.

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.

CATE BLANCHETT AND THE ZFF2019 FILM AWARDS: Cate Blanchett was presented with the Golden Icon Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival. See photos of the Cate Blanchett as well as the Film Category Winners here.

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

A Day Trip On The Gotthard Panorama Express

DAY TRIP ON GOTTHARD PANORAMA EXPRESS: We took a trip on the wonderful Panorama Express last week and enjoyed fabulous views of scenic Swiss countryside. Next week is the train’s last week of service for the season so if you’re keen to go now is the time before it reopens in April next year. Find out more about this great train journey here.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – CHOCOLATE FONDANT DESSERT: Another chocolate recipe this week – this time for the easy to make but impressive looking Chocolate Fondant dessert. 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.

Hublot: The Art Of Fusion with Andreas Caminada & Yannick Alléno, Ricardo Guadalupe,

HUBLOT WITH TOP CHEFS ANDREAS CAMINADA & YANNICK ALLENO: Last week Hublot hosted a fabulous culinary event featuring 3 star chefs Andreas Caminada and Yannick Alleno at the ENEA Tree Park in Rapperswil. Find out more and see the photos here.

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


SKY SOCIETY exhibition of Swissair posters Zurich

SKY SOCIETY – EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL SWISSAIR POSTERS: Why not go and see this exhibition of original Swissair posters all from the 30s to the 60s which are on display in the PLACART gallery in Zurich.Click here for details.

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.


Top Tips Switzerland

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

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

SHARED LAUNDRY ROOMS IN ZURICH – SOME TIPS: Find out ore about the ins and outs of shared laundry rooms in Switzerland. Click here for more.

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.

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.

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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