What’s On In Zurich Late November 2022
Wishing you a great weekend and week ahead! This coming week all the Christmas activities begin in Zurich and on Thursday 24th November the Lucy Lights go on in Bahnhofstrasse and most of the Christmas Markets open their doors and the Singing Christmas Tree goes live too! Before then the last of The Paul Klee Meets Electronica Special Evenings are taking place at the Licththalle MAAG in Zurich on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th November. The Arab Film Festival has started and the Blickfang Design Fair is on at the Kongresshaus from 18th – 20th November. The World Cup Football begins on Sunday and certain matches can be viewed in various locations all over Zurich – see here for details.
Secret Dinner Zurich continues with the theme “Cabaret Dekadent” and The5 Culinary Event is on too. Don’t forget the amazing Illuminarium at the Landesmuseum is on daily until 30th December. If you need ideas for a great trip not too far from Zurich then take a look here. And just a reminder if you haven’t already – don’t forget to make sure you have your Winter Tyres fitted on your car & check out some other important tips for the colder months.
It’s now officially Fondue Season and you can purchase delicious fondues from Fondue Wyssmüller by buying online with 20% discount using code HCUHK5RP The fondue packets are top quality and they also freeze very well – so it’s a good opportunity to get stocked up for Winter!
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Looking for a present for a Zurich lover? Check out our selection of two Zurich and one Zermatt print. Free postage during November. See details of the posters here.
Things To Do In (and around) Zurich Late November 2022
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL ZURICH 17th – 27th NOV: An exciting and varied program awaits you at this year’s Arab Film Festival in Zurich. There will be 43 feature and short films from Arab countries, almost all of them as Swiss premieres or first screenings in German-speaking countries. This year’s special focus is on Jordanian and Lebanese cinema. You can see the program booklet here.
PAUL KLEE MEETS ELECTRONICA AT THE LICHTHALLE MAAG UNTIL 19th NOV: The last of the special evenings with beautiful immersive art by Paul Klee (above) and electronic music are taking place on 18th & 19th November at the Lichthalle MAAG next to Hardbrücke station. Tickets cost CHF 19 and the performances last just 30 minutes. You can find more information here.
BLICKFANG DESIGN FAIR 18th – 20th NOV: Don’t miss the 2022 Blickfang Design Fair. With lots of small and unique businesses all with an emphasis on design, the fair will be taking place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich from 18th – 20th November. Read all about the Blickfang Design Fair here.
THE CONELLI CIRCUS IN ZURICH AT BAUSCHÄNZLI 18th NOV – 31st DEC: The familiar Christmas sight of the Conelli red top in Zurich means only one thing: the traditional Zurich Christmas circus is back in town. Suitable for all the family with acrobatics, music, puppetry, dancing and you can also eat there too. Read all about the Conelli Circus here.
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY MUSICAL IN ENGLISH ZURICH UNTIL 19th NOV: Catch the last performances of The Bridges of Madison County (in English) in Zurich by ZES . See details here.
LATIN CONNECTION AUTUMN VIBES DANCING 19th NOV: Check out this Latin dance event with dancing, workshops and lots more. Taking place at the Volkshaus in Zurich on 19th November. See details here.
THE HONOLD CHOCOLATE TRAM ENDS 20th NOV: A trip on the Honold Chocolate Tram is always such a unique experience but it ends this year on 20th November. Please note that due to its popularity you may find tickets have sold out – but it is always worth checking in case of return tickets. Read all about it here.
WHERE TO VIEW THE WORLD CUP IN ZURICH: See the list here of locations where you can view the World Cup matches in Zurich.
LAST CHANCE! MONET IMMERSIVE GARDEN EXHIBITION ENDS 23rd NOV: Visit the Monet Immersive Garden Exhibition is in Zurich at the Lichthalle MAAG till 23rd November before it moves on to its next destination! Find out all about it here.
HOTEL NÖEL ZURICH CHRISTMAS PARADOX 25th NOV – 26th DEC: How about a really unique overnight stay in Zurich in a room full of art painted by an artist? Hotel Nöel and its Christmas Paradox runs from 25th November to 26th December in Zurich. It offers you the opportunity to stay in a very special hotel room (there are a choice of 10 hotels) which has been transformed into a mini art gallery! Each room is designed by a specific artist and you can find out all about Hotel Nöel and Christmas Paradox here. What’s more is that on 24th November from 6pm – 9pm there is a Vernissage when all the rooms will be open to the public. Don’t miss it!
KHAHBANA POP UP ZURICH ON NOW UNTIL 21st DEC: Just opened! Check out the cool Kahbana Pop Up taking place in Bahnhofplatz 1, 8001 Zürich until 21st December from 12 noon till 5pm. Read all about it here. Address: Khahbana, Bahnhofplatz 1, 8001 Zürich
CABERET DEKADENT SECRET DINNER ZURICH UNTIL 17th DEC: Just opened in Zurich! Looking for a fun and exciting evening out in Zurich with a delicious 5 course dinner? What could be more special than booking a Secret Dinner “somewhere” in Zurich? It’s a great idea for friends, couples and an amazing idea for company Christmas events too! Read all about Secret Zurich’s Cabaret Dekadent here.
THE5 GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE IN ZURICH UNTIL 18th DEC: Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see 5 talented chefs create an amazing 5 course menu in a unique setting in Zurich. Read all about it here.
ICE SKATING IN ZURICH: Find out all about where you can go ice skating in Zurich. Take a look here.
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TODD WILLIAMSON & FRANK TEUFEL EXHIBITION AT QUEENS GALLERY TILL 31st DEC: Read all about Angie’s encounter with American artist Todd Williamson at Queens Kunstgallerie in Zurich. Todd’s exhibition continues until 31st December. Read all about it here.
NIKI DE ST PHALLE EXHIBITION AT THE KUNSTHAUS ZURICH TILL 8th JAN: A new exhibition has recently opened at the Kunsthaus Zürich with over 100 exhibits by Niki de St Phalle. This female artist is famous for here ‘Nanas’ – one of which is located in Zurich Main Station (see photo above). The exhibition continues until 8th January. Find out more here.
THE HERZBARACKE IS BACK IN ZURICH FROM 1st NOV: Federico Pfaffen and his floating theatre are back on Lake Zurich for the Winter season of entertainment until 12th March 2023. Find out all about the Herzbaracke here.
ST MORITZ GOURMET FOOD FESTIVAL TICKETS NOW ON SALE: Tickets for the annual St Moritz Gourmet Food Festival which is taking place in St Moritz from 20th – 28th January go on sale from 2nd November. Find out more here.
THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN ZURICH: There’s plenty to do on a rainy or cloudy day in and around Zurich. Take a look here.
CHRISTMAS IN ZURICH
GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS EVENTS IN ZURICH: Check out our Guide to Christmas Events in Zurich here. We are still updating it – so do feel free to check back later on too!
THE MÄRLITRAM CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TRAM: The Märlitram Christmas Children’s Tram is back for 2022 and tickets went on sale from Frida 18th November. Read all about it and see details here.
THURSDAY 24th NOVEMBER LUCY LIGHTS GO ON IN ZURICH: Mark your diaries for Thursday 24th November as that is the day that the Lucy Christmas Lights go on in Bahnhofstrasse Zurich at 6pm precisely. On the same day most of the Christmas Markets will open their doors.
THE SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE BEGINS 24th NOV: The Singing Christmas Tree is one of our favourite Christmas events in Zurich and it begins on 24th November at Wedmühleplatz in Zurich, just off Bahnhofstrasse. Read all about it here.
ZAUBERPARK ZURICH AIRPORT 24th NOV – 11th DEC : How about a trip to the magical “Zauberpark” at Zurich Airport. As well as beautiful light projections there is a program of music concerts as well as great food and drink. There’s even a special kiddies’ program. Find out all about it here.
THE PYRAMID AT STADELHOFEN 24th NOV: The Christmas Pyramid in Stadelhofen will be back selling Glühwein, Raclette and lots of cheer. Read all about it here.
ST ANDREWS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR 26th NOV: Don’t miss St Andrew’s Annual Christmas Bazaar taking place on Saturday 26th November from 9am till 2pm. If you would like to donate goods please visit their website. See all the details here.
ILLUMINARIUM AT LANDESMUSEUM ZURICH ON UNTIL 30th DEC: Don’t miss this great new Christmas tradition in Zurich – the Illuminarium in the courtyard of the Swiss National Museum. Entry to the courtyard is FREE and the shows are ticketed. Read all about it here.
SWAROVSKI CHRISTMAS TREE AT ZURICH HB FROM 24th DEC: The traditional Zurich Swarovski Christmas Tree will be back on 24th December at Zurich main Station. Read all about it here.
KERZENZIEHEN IN ZURICH AT BELLEVUE: The Candle dipping began last week at Bellevue and continues until 21st December – find out all about it here.
FOOD AND WINE AND BEACHES IN SARDINA: Sardinia is a real hidden gem with some of the most amazing food and wine. It also has fabulous beaches especially in Costa Smerelda. If you’re planning an off peak break now or for the Spring read all about beautiful Sardinia here.
31 THINGS TO DO FOR KIDS & TEENS IN ZURICH: Check out our list of top things to do for children and teenagers in Zurich. Take a look here.
31 IDEAS FOR EXCURSIONS FROM ZURICH: We have put together a list of 31 ideas for excursions and things to do (mostly) not too far from Zurich. Take a look here if you need some inspiration.
RHB RAILWAY WORLD RECORD FOR LONGEST PASSENGER TRAIN: Last weekend the RhB Railway set a World Record for the longest passenger train in Switzerland. Read all about it here.
A PANORAMIC TRAIN RIDE ON THE BERNINA EXPRESS: How about a scenic train ride on the Bernina Express? Read all about the Bernina Express here.
TRAVEL TO TICINO FROM CHF 20 WITH TRENO GOTTARDO: Why not take a trip to Locarno in Ticino from Zurich or Basel from as little as CHF 20. Read all about it here.
FRAU GEROLDS GARTEN WINTER GARTEN NOW OPEN: Frau Gerold’s Garten has opened the doors to its Winter Garten. See more here.
HIRSCHEN AM SEE MEILEN FONDUE CHALET NOW OPEN! The fondue season is just getting underway and Hotel Hirschen Am See has just opened its Fondue Chalet on its cosy rooftop. Address: Seestrasse 856, 8706 Obermeilen. Tel: 044 925 05 00. Visit the Hirschen’s website to make your reservation!
WINTER TIPS WHEN YOU LIVE IN SWITZERLAND: It’s also the time to check that you have booked your car in for Winter tyres and a few other Winter preparations. Take a look here at some tips for the season.
A HIKE FROM UETLIBERG TO FELSENEGG IN ZURICH: The hike from Uetliberg to Felsenegg is fairly flat and easy and you can enjoy amazing views. At Felsenegg you can take the gondola down. See details of the hike here.
HOTELS IN SWITZERLAND: Looking for a great hotel in Switzerland ? Take a look at some great hotels by searching through our list of hotels here.
NEW IN ZURICH? NEW IN SWITZERLAND? : See our top tips for newcomers here.
MORE TIPS FOR NEWCOMERS: Some more tips to help you feel at home here.
BRITISH SWISS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EVENTS: Check out all the upcoming events at the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce. Take a look here.
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT HAVING A PET IN SWITZERLAND: Did you know that there are special rules on keeping pets in Switzerland? Read all about having a Pet in Switzerland here.
FIND OUT ALL ABOUT PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN ZURICH HERE: Tips on the different public transport options and types of tickets available in Zurich. Read the details here.
KORFBALL IN ZURICH: Do you know what Korfball is? Well NewInZurich event photographer Geoff Pegler is president of the Swiss Korfball association has written all about it for us. It’s an increasingly popular game and there is a club in Zurich which you can join. Read all about it (and discover more about Korfball) here.
NEED A FAMILY PORTRAIT FOR CHRISTMAS OR A HEADSHOT FOR A CV? Then contact Carmen for friendly and professional photography at a reasonable price. Visit www.Carmen.photo here
LOOKING FOR A PRESENT? HOW ABOUT THIS BOOK BUNDLE? Save on these great books from Bergli Books. Take a look here.
SHARED LAUNDRY FACILITIES: Find yourself sharing laundry facilities in your new apartment? Find out all about this Swiss phenomenon here.
WHERE TO SELL ONLINE IN SWITZERLAND: Find out where you can sell stuff online in Switzerland here.
SPEEDING FINES IN SWITZERLAND: Things you need to know about Speeding in Switzerland. Read the article here.
EXCHANGING YOUR DRIVING LICENCE: As soon as you arrive in Switzerland and receive your Ausweis, you should make arrangement to exchange your driving licence. See all the steps you need to undertake here.
LEAVING SWITZERLAND? If you’re leaving Switzerland anytime soon, check out our handy list of things you need to do before you go. See details here.
RECOMMENDED HAIRDRESSERS: See our list of recommended hairdressers in Zurich here.
TRANSITIONING TO SWITZERLAND WITH CHILDREN: Top tips when transitioning to Switzerland with children. Read the article here.
LOOKING FOR A PRESENT FOR SOMEONE IN ZURICH? If you’re looking for a present for someone in Zurich, how about a beautiful print of Zurich or Zermatt? FREE shipping on all order placed in November 2022! See details of the exclusive Zurich poster here.
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