What’s On In Zurich Early November 2019

What's On In Zurich Early November 2019

What’s On In Zurich

Early November 2019

Expovina Wine ships Zurich Switzerland

EXPOVINA WINE SHIPS 31st OCTOBER – 14th NOVEMBER:  The Wine Ships are back in Zurich once again until 14th November – so why not enjoy experiencing wine tasting on the water?  See details on the Expovina website here.

AUTO ZURICH – ZURICH CAR SHOW 31st OCT – 3rd NOV: Zurich’s annual Car Show, Auto Zürich opened its doors at the Messe in Zurich, Oerlikon on 31st October and continues until 3rd November. Visit the website here.

RUDOLFINGEN KÜRBISBELEUCHTUNG 1st & 2nd NOVEMBER: On 1st & 2nd November the village of Rudolfingen celebrates Autumn and Halloween with the village being totally illuminated by the light of pumpkins. Find out all about it 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.

CONFISERIE HONOLD CHOCOLATE TRAM 1st NOV: The Schoggi Tram, Zurich’s celebrated chocolate tram run by Confiserie Honold is back in town. It’s only around for a short time (Friday 1st – 10th November and from 16th – 17th November 2019) so don’t miss the opportunity to take this delicious trip around Zurich! Find out more here.

HALLOWEEN IN ZURICH: Halloween may have already taken place but the parties continue over the weekend. Take a look here for some ideas.

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.

Ski Season Opening Event at Time Out Sports Shop Uster

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

EMBA EVENT AT STEIGENBERGER HOTEL ZURICH 5th NOV: Don’t miss the Premier EMBA Event on 5th November at the Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac in Zurich. From 6pm – 10pm. Register in advance for free here.

BREAK THE TANGO AT MAAG HALLE UNTIL 6th NOV: The energetic dancing show Break The Tango is back in Zurich from 22nd October to 6th November. Use promocode NL20BTT to get 20% off tickets. See here for tickets.

AARAU CARROT MARKET 6th NOVEMBER: Don’t miss the annual Carrot Market in Aarau. You will see hundreds and hundreds of carrots in all different colours, displays, shapes and forms! And lots of carrot based cuisine too! Take a look here.


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Premier EMBA Event 5th November

at Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac

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Premier EMBA Event 5th November at Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac

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OKTOBERFEST AT BAUSCHÄNZLI UNTIL 9th NOV: Züri Wiesen has now finished but the Oktoberfest celebrations continue at Bauschänzli from now until 9th November. Find out more here.

INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILM DAYS WINTERTHUR 5th -10th NOVEMBER: The Winterthur Kurzfilmtage Festival is taking place from 5th – 10th November. Check it out here.

SEARCHING FOR DOCTOR BRANOVIC ENGLISH THEATRE 6th – 16th NOV: How about an evening or afternoon enjoying English theatre in Zurich ? Find out more here and get your tickets here.

NOT’ART SICILIAN HIDDEN GEMS AT BIRDHAUS 4th – 8th NOV: Check out this cool event of Sicilian handicrafts organised by Italian Allegria at Birdhaus in Zurich from 4th -8th November. See more here.


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Searching for Doctor Branovic

Theatre in English in Zurich with the Zurich Comedy Club

at Theater Im Seefeld, Seefeldstrasse 91, 8008-ZH

English ZCC Speaking theatre in Zurich

” When Emma’s husband Joe dies unexpectedly and an incident, involving a certain Doctor Branovic, occurs at the mortuary of a nearby hospital, Inspector Monroe suspects that all is not as it seems.  He soon finds himself in the middle of another mystery which threatens to unhinge his sanity. Searching for Doctor Branovic by David Tristram is sure to be a night of wit, fun, and laughter”.
Performances: November 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 19:30 and Saturdays November 9, 16 at 17:00
Tickets can be purchased at Ticketcorner via this special link www.go.zcc.ch/newinzurich
TURNIP PROCESSION IN RICHTERSWIL 9th NOVEMBER: Don’t miss the annual tradition of the Turnip Parade in Richsterswil! It takes place on Saturday 9th November. Read all about it here.

NESPRESSO GOURMET WEEKS 3rd – 24th NOVEMBER: Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to lunch or dine in top restaurants all over Switzerland at very special prices thanks to the Nespresso Gourmet Weeks special deal. Find out all about it here.

ZURICH IMPROV THEATR 14th NOVEMBER: Team against team – improviser against improviser – Titan against Titan! An English language show where the home team ZIC, Zurich Improv Comedy, competes against theater anundpfirsich from Zurich. Theater sports is fast-paced, improvised, comedy – spontaneous, entertaining, interactive, engaging and fun – and YOU decide who wins each round! Doors and bar open at 19:15, show begins 20:00. Free seating. Book your Tickets here.

CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE 18th NOVEMBER: The University of Zurich and ETH run a monthly “Café Scientifique” which is open to everyone. The next one is about forests and fungi and takes place at Schwarzcafe at Luma Westbau in Zurich from 7pm till 8.30pm. Free of charge – just your consumption. See details here. See the event listed on Facebook here.


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Team Against Team, Improviser Against Improviser, Titan Against Titan

Thursday 14th November 2019, Kanzlei Club Zurich


In this English language show the home team ZIC, Zurich Improv Comedy, competes against theater anundpfirsich from Zurich.  The two teams improvise scenes based on audience suggestions and as an audience member, YOU decide who wins each round!

Theatre sports is fast-paced, improvised, comedy theatre – spontaneous, entertaining, interactive, engaging and fun! Everything is made up in the moment: plots, characters, dialogues, scenes, and stories and nothing is off limits, so anything can happen and every show is unique!

Doors and bar open at 19:15, show starts at 20:00, Free seating

Book Tickets herehttps://eventfrog.ch/zic

You can find out more about this event on Facebook.


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.

BLICKFANG DESIGN EXHIBITION 22nd- 24th NOVEMBER: Taking place at Stage One in Oerlikon, Blickfang Zurich is back with its fabulous design trends and wonderful furniture, clothes and style. Find out more here.

WRITECON WRITING CONFERENCE ZURICH 30th NOV: This year’s WriteCon at the American Women’s Club is aimed at writers of all levels and genres with workshops led by author Jason Donald, editor Lorna Fergusson & publisher Andrew Rushton. 1:1 critiques and personalised feedback also available.Use code NewInZurich in the Promotions box to get a 20% discount code your tickets. For more information click 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.


A Hike to Lake Palpuonga Graubünden Switzerland

LAI DA PALPUOGNA VOTED MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN SWITZERLAND: Back in 2007 Lai Da Palpuogna in Graubünden was voted the most beautiful place in Switzerland by a Swiss TV Channel. It still is absolutely stunning whatever time you visit, but Autumn may be the prettiest time. Find out more here.

POWERING AROUND THE PIEDMONT WITH MÖVENPICK & MASERATI: If you’ve never been to the wine growing region area of Piedmont in Italy you’re in for a surprise. Not only do they produce the most amazing wine but the scenery is so beautiful too. We went by Maserati with Mövenpick wines to discover some fabulous wines and grappa. Read all about it here.

A TRIP TO THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LAVAUX REGION: Autumn is the perfect time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage area around the wine growing Lavaux region of Switzerland. Read all about it here. 

Art In And Around Zurich: PHM Art Gallery Egg - Joan Beuche

Joan Beuche

PHM ART GALLERY – NEW IN EGG NEAR ZURICH!:  If you’re looking for a powerful piece of art for your home why not pop by at the newly opened PHM Gallery in Egg near Zurich. It’s just under 30 minutes from Zurich by car, and conveniently located right next to the Forchbahn Egg tram stop. Specialising in art from South Africa and from Switzerland it’s definitely worth a visit. Take a look here.

MONDAINE’S NEW RECYLED WATCHES MADE WITH SOLAR POWER: We went behind the scenes at the Mondaine Swiss Watch Factory in Solothurn to see how Mondaine is creating its latest line of watches using Solar Power and recycled materials. Read all about it here.

NEW IN ZURICH CITIZENM HOTEL: There’s a new hotel in Zurich which has 160 rooms and is centrally located at Talacker 42, 8001 Zurich. Visit the website here to find out more about this new modern hotel in Zurich.

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.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – SWISS CHOCOLATE MOUSSE: Easy to make and totally delicious, this Swiss chocolate mousse is always a winner.  Click here for recipe.

Swiss Chocolate Mousse

SPAS, SAUNAS & HAMMAMS IN ZURICH: If you fancy keeping nice and warm whilst the temperatures all around begin to plummet, how about a Spa, Sauna or hammam? Take a look here for those in and around Zurich.

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. This train ride restarts in April next year but is definitely one to book up early. Find out more about this great train journey here.

SKY SOCIETY – EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL SWISSAIR POSTERS: Check out 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.

EXPLORE ZURICH WITH THE ZURICH CARD: If you’ve got visitors (or simply want to get to know the city better yourself), why not purchase a Zurich Card? Find out all about its special deals and what it offers. Read all about 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.

TOP TIPS FROM A ZURICH DENTIST: English speaking dentist in Zurich, Dr Marina Thomas shares her tips on looking after your teeth and protecting your smile.Take a look here.

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