What’s On In Zurich Mid to Late January 2020

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What’s On In Zurich

Mid to Late January 2020

Lars Ulrich Metallica

Lars Ulrich from Metallica at the WorldWebForum Zurich

WORLDWEBFORUM STAGE ONE 16th & 17th JAN: The WorldWebForum continues on 17th January with a great line up of inspiring speakers including Joshka Fischer, former German Foreign minister, Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer Amazon, Lars Ulrich, co founder and drummer of Metallica and many more. For more information about this event see here.

LANDESMUSEUM GAMES EXHIBITION 17th JAN- 13th APRIL: A new exhibition focussing on the 50 years of electronic games has just opened at the Landesmuseum Zurich.Find out all about it here. 

ICE SKATING DISCO DOLDER SPORTS SAT 18th JAN: Why not enjoy an ice skating disco at the Dolder Sports rink which begins at 5pm on 18th January. For more information see here.

Lilu Light Festival Lucerne

Lilu Light Festival Lucerne

LILU LIGHT FESTIVAL LUCERNE 9th – 19th JAN: Don’t miss the beautiful Lilu Light Festival which is taking place once again in Lucerne when the city will be aglow with beautiful light installations. Last day is Sunday 19th January. Read all about it here.

WEDDING FAIR AT MESSE ZURICH 18th & 19th JAN: The annual Wedding and Event fair is taking place at the Messe in Zurich on 18th & 19th January in Oerlikon from 10am till 6pm each day. Tickets are CHF 21 (online CHF 20), reduced tickets CHF 12. Visit the website here.

BELLE EPOQUE KANDERSTEG 19th – 26th JAN: The Belle Epoque Week is a great event which takes place in the won of Kandersteg. People dress up in clothing from the era and it is a fabulous spectacle to behold. Find out all about it here.

Kandersteg and Belle Epoque Week

WORLD SNOW FESTIVAL GRINDELWALD 20th – 25th JAN: If you happen to be in the region of Grindelwald do stop by to admire the work of international snow sculptors who will be presenting their sculptures in the centre of town for all to see. Click here for details. 

BSCC BURNS NIGHT CELEBRATION 24th JANUARY: Why not celebrate Burns Night in Zurich with the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce and a traditional dinner and a Ceilidh dance? It takes place at the Zunfthaus zur Schmieden from 6 pm till 1 am and is an event not to be missed! Tickets CHF 170/ 250 for members/non-members. Last few tickets remaining. Find out more here.

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM DAVOS 21st – 24th JAN: The World Economic Forum will be taking place in Davos from 21st – 24th January. Find out more here.

LES MISERABLES IN ZURICH 21st JAN – 23rd FEB: Don’t miss the opportunity to see Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed musical at Theater 11 in Zurich from 21st Jan – 23rd February.See details here.

St Moritz Snow Polo 2017

ST MORITZ SNOW POLO ON THE FROZEN LAKE 24th-26th JAN: Why not take a trip to St Moritz to see the snow polo taking place on the frozen lake? Find out all about it here. 

CHATEAU D’OEX BALLOON FESTIVAL 25th JAN – 2nd FEB: Experience the colour and excitement of the famous Chateau d’Oex Balloon Festival. Read all about it here.

OVERCOMING EMOTIONAL EATING WORKSHOP 29th JAN – Certified health coach Danna Levy Hoffman gives sound advice and lots a set of tools to avoid this struggle. It takes place at Simply Soup, Hallwylstrasse 24, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland and begins at 6.30pm. Cost CHF 67. Find out more here.


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30th January – 2nd February

Stage One Oerlikon

The latest edition of Man’s World is taking place in Zurich at Stage One in Oerlikon from 30th January till 2nd February. It promises to be a great event with lots of interesting exhibitors and lots of fun.

Man's World Zurich - An Exciting Event (Not Just for Men)

Win Tickets!

We have 3 pairs of tickets up for grabs. To enter please email us here with 1) Your name, 2) Your mobile number and 3) put the word MW2020 in the subject line. The contest closes on 27th January at 10pm. For more information about Man’s World click here.


ST MORITZ SNOW POLO 24th – 26th JAN: Why not visit St Moritz for the Snow Polo? It will be taking place on the frozen lake in the town from 24th – 26th January. Find out more here.

MAN’S WORLD ZURICH 30th JAN – 2nd FEB: Don’t miss this exciting event for men at Stage One in Oerlikon from 30th January till 2nd February. There is everything possible that might appeal to the modern 21st Century man and women are welcome too! Enter the contest below for a chance to win tickets! Read all about it here.

FESPO & GOLF MESSE 30th JANUARY – 2nd FEB: The FESPO holiday fair and the Gold Fair are taking place at the Messe Zurich from 30th December to 2nd January. Find out more here.


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TOP MBA EVENT ZURICH – Monday 3rd February 2020


The Access MBA event is taking place on Monday 3rd February

at the 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 degree, the 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.


ST MORITZ WHITE TURF 2nd, 9th & 16th FEB: How about a trip to the White Turf Event at St Moritz? It takes place on 2nd, 9th and 16th February this year and makes for a fun and exciting day out. Once again all the action takes place on the frozen lake. Read all about it here.

TOP MBA EVENT ZURICH 3rd FEB: If you’re considering studying for an MBA don’t miss this informative event at the Marriott Hotel Zurich on 3rd February from 5pm – 10pm. You will meet with admissions directors from leading international business schools. Find out more here. 

ART ON ICE 2020 6th – 9th FEBRUARY: Art On Ice is back on 6th February with 5 shows in Zurich. What’s more is that it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. Top world ice skating stars will be present along with Aloe Blacc, Rebecca Ferguson, Bligg, Bastian Baker and Marco Rima. See highlights of Art On Ice 2019 here. Find out more about Art On Ice 2020 here.

Images of Venice Carnival

VENICE CARNIVAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 21st -23rd FEB: If you fancy visiting Venice and combing it with a tutored photography course from photographer Carmen Sirboiu, why not sign up for this great opportunity to hone your photographic skills whilst enjoying the carnival and this great city. Find out all about this workshop here.

Furthermore, you can see photos of the Venice Carnival here.

VAN GOGH ALIVE AT THE MAAG HALLE 18th FEB – 9th MARCH: Don’t miss the amazing multi sensory Van Gogh Alive exhibition which will be in Zurich from 18th February until 9th March at the MAAG Halle. Read all about it here.

The Amazing Van Gogh Alive Exhibition Zurich

EXHIBITION AT PHOTOBASTEI UNTIL 15th MARCH: “Striking Moments in Photojournalism” is showing at the Phootbaseteil on 17th & 18th January. Find out more here.


Woodland and Wildlife at the Wildnispark Zurich

A TRIP TO THE WILDNIS PARK ZURICH: If you’ve never been to the Wildnis Park in Zurich, why not go for an outing there? You get to see a whole range of wildlife in a beautiful natural setting. Find out how to get there here.

FROZEN LAKE AT OBERSEE: We visited the frozen lake at Obersee, Näfels where you can skate and walk on the frozen lake.Read all about it here.

POP UP CHALET FONDUE AT DOLDER ICE RINK TILL END OF JAN: There’s a lovely pop up Fondue Chalet right next to the Dolder Ice Rink. It’s lovely and cosy and wooden and it’s open until the end of January.Find out all about it here.

FANCY A FONDUE OR RACLETTE IN ZURICH? The temperatures are dropping and it’s time for fondue in Zurich. Check out our list of top fondue and raclette places in Zurich.


Nespresso Rex & Victorinox

NESPRESSO SECOND LIFE FOR COFFEE CAPSULES: If you ever wondered what becomes of those Nespresso capsules you recycle, find out all about the how they spawn a “second life”in a variety of useful and ver cool products. Read all about it here.

THE BRITISH SWISS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 100 YEARS: The BSCC was founded in 1920 to promote business relations between Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the UK. This year is is celebrating its 100 year anniversary with a number of special events. For details please visit the BSCC website here.

NESPRESSO FESTIVE COFFEE: Christmas may be over but you might still be able to enjoy some of the limited edition Nespresso coffee capsules whilst stocks last. Find out more about these limited edition Winter time flavours 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.

Martin beiner top tax tips

NEED HELP WITH YOUR SWISS TAX FORMS?: If you need help with filling in your Swiss tax form or any tax advice at all, Martin Beiner offers a whole range of tax services. Martin speaks excellent English and specialises in dealing with Expat Tax cases. Find out more here.

HIKING ALONG THE UETLIBERG RIDGE TO FELSENEGG: Why not go for a hike along the ride from Uetliberg to Felsenegg – you’re sure to get some amazing views of the city. Take a look here.

A TRIP TO THE BOTANICAL GARDEN IN ZURICH: If you want to go out for a short trip to Zurich but don’t know where to go and don’t want to get too cold, how about visiting the Botanical Gardens? Not only is it free but it’s super interesting (and very warm too)! Find out more here.

FOREO LUNA 3 FACIAL CLEANSING BRUSH: This revolutionary facial cleansing brush is made out of medical grade silicon and not only gently but thoroughly cleanses your face, but it also has a massage function for your face too and is perfect for massaging in your serum and creams. Find out all about this remarkable device here. 

Skiing Destinations

skiing from Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt

SKIING IN DAVOS / KLOSTERS: Find out more about the beautiful ski area of Davos and Klosters as well as other nearby ski resorts here.

SKIING IN LENZERHEIDE / AROSA: This was what skiing in Lenzerheide on Boxing Day looked like! Find out more about the Lenzerheide ski region here.

SKI FUN AT FLUMSERBERG: Fancy skiing somewhere close to Zurich? How about the lovely resort of Flumersberg just over an hour from Zurich. Read all about it here.

SKIING IN FLIMS LAAX: Fancy skiing in Flims / Laax? Take a look here to find out all about this great resort.

GET SKI READY: WHAT TO PACK FOR A WEEKEND SKI TRIP: Check out our list here of things to pack for a weekend ski trip. Take a look here.

Afternoon Tea at Park Hyatt Zurich

AFTERNOON TEA IN ZURICH: How about a wonderful afternoon tea at the Park Hyatt in Zurich or maybe at the Widder Hotel?

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.

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.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK BROCCOLI CHEESE & ONION QUICHE: How about a low carb crustless vegetarian quiche? See recipe here.

ICE SKATING IN ZURICH: Take a look at all these great places to go ice skating in Zurich here.

NEED A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR FAMILY SHOTS? If you’re looking for a photographer for portraits of yourself, your family and pets, contact Carmen Photo here.

Carmen photo Zurich


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