Zurich & Events

Stay at the Hotel Alexander - in the heart of Zurich

 

Welcome to the new Chocolate Museum of Switzerland

Experience the interactive chocolate world. In the Lindt Home of Chocolate an interactive chocolate tour around the Swiss cultural asset chocolate await you. Only 30 minutes by public transport from Hotel Alexander.

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Weekly markets in Zurich

Experience the atmosphere and diversity of Zurich's markets. 11 times a week in the city of Zurich. On 6 markets you will find a great variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, spices, plants, flowers, mushrooms, fish, meat, bread, cheese.

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Mediterranean Music Festival

Experience Mediterranean sounds in Zurich from 21 March to 8 November 2024. This year's edition is dedicated to the voices of women.

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LEONARDO DA VINCI - UOMO UNIVERSALE

From 25 April to 20 October 2024, you can embark on an immersive journey in the Lichthalle MAAG & benefit from free admission as a guest at the ***Hotel Alexander (only while stocks last!)

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Allianz Cinema - The open-air cinema on Lake Zurich

The open-air cinema directly on Lake Zurich delights around 50,000 film fans every year. This year from 18 July until 18 August 2024.

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100th Lake Night Festival Rapperswil-Jona - folk festival on Lake Zurich from 9 - 11 August 2024

100 Years Lakeside Night Festival Rapperswil-Jona! Every three years, the Lake Night Festival on Lake Zurich enchants a wide audience from near and far.

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10 August 2024 - Streetparade Zurich

During the Street Parade, hundreds of thousands of electronic and techno music fans dance around Zurich’s lake basin. But there is also plenty to experience before and after the parade!

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From 15 August 2024 - Zürcher Theater Spektakel

Founded in 1980 as an international gathering of independent theatres, Zurich's Theater Spektakel has very soon developed into a cultural event with international appeal.

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From 23 to 25 August 2024 - Dörflifäscht

The whole village celebrates for three days with a colourful entertainment programme for everyone.

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Weltklasse Zurich - International Athletics Meeting

On 5 September 2024, the world's sports stars will meet in Zurich for the athletics meeting: Olympic champions and world record holders will offer the audience sport at the highest level.

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Knabenschiessen

The "Knabenschiessen" weekend is one of Zurich's biggest public festivals. It takes place from 7-9 September 2024.

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On 7 September 2024 - Long Night of the Zurich Museums

When the museum doors stay open far beyond normal opening hours, it's Long Night of the Museums in Zurich

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21. - 29. September 2024 - UCI Cycling and Para-Cycling Road World Championships

Zurich will proudly host the Road World Championships in 2024.

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World Cycling Championships from 21 - 29 September 2024

"Attention cycling fans! The next cycling world championship is just around the corner and promises to be a spectacle in a class of its own. Around 700,000 spectators are expected at the exciting road races, time trials and team time trials.

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25 & 26 September 2024 - Aventura

AVENTURA returns to Europe after 17 years with the CERRANDO CICLOS tour.

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On 29 September 2024 - Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers: FIVE ALBUMS. ONE NIGHT.

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3.10. - 13.10.2024 - Zürich Film Festival

The Zurich Film Festival is a platform for the most promising new filmmakers from around the world.

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ZÜRICH WINE FESTIVAL

Savour more than 350 wines from around the world while learning interesting facts from the industry experts.

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17 - 20 October 2024 - Cirque du Soleil OVO

Cirque du Soleil – Corteo

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Il Volo

Big comeback for Il Volo on 23 October 2024 at the Hallenstadion Zurich!

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DA Z - Digital Art Zurich from 31 October - 10 November 2024

DA Z is dedicated to current and socially relevant contributions to digital forms of avant-garde art.

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31 October - 14 November 2024 - Expovina Wine ships

From 31 October to 14 November 2024, 120 producers and specialist retailers will be offering over 4,000 wines from 25 countries for tasting and purchase on 12 ships.

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Swiss Cup Zürich

The Swiss Cup Zurich on 9 November 2024: If you love dynamics, aesthetics and precision, you can't miss it. Join in the excitement as the top Swiss athletes compete against their international rivals.

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Da Capo Udo Jürgens

Original show on 10 November 2024 with the Pepe Lienhard Orchestra and guests.

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25. November 2024 - Gianna Nannini - «Sei nell'anima»

With her new single "Silenzio", Gianna Nannini presents the first novelty for the year 2024, in which "Sei nell'anima" will serve as a leitmotif and run like a red thread through a new album, a film and an international tour.

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Cavalluna - Passion for horses

CAVALLUNA returns from 30 November - 1 December 2024 - and enchants the audience with a breathtaking show that interprets the most beautiful spectacles from recent years in a completely new way and interweaves them with spectacular new scenes.

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3 December 2024 - Riverdance

After the anniversary success of Riverdance: The original will also go on tour in 2024!

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6 December 2024 - Die Fantastischen Vier

Die Fantastischen Vier live on "Long Player Tour" in 2024

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7. Dezember 2024 - Cro

CRONICLES TOUR 2024

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"Samichlausschwimmen" - a Zurich tradition

Around 300 participants swim through the ice-cold Limmat every year at the beginning of December, this year on 8 December 2024, to raise money for a good cause.

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13 December 2024 - Deichkind

DEICHKIND - KIDS MY AGE TOUR 2024!

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Silvesterlauf 2024

On 15 December 2024, Zurich presents itself from its most beautiful side during the New Year's Eve run.

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Les Misérables

19. -22.12.2024 LES MISÉRABLES - THE ARENA MUSICAL SPECTACULAR

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23 February 2025 - James Blunt

James Blunt announces details of the anniversary album Back To Bedlam Remastered 20th Anniversary Release and the anniversary tour of the same name.

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16 March 2025 - Tokio Hotel

TOKIO HOTEL ARE COMING ON TOUR IN EUROPE!

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16. März 2025 - Andrea Berg

„Wir sehen uns! – Die Tour 2025“

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Jovanotti

Here it is, the announcement that has been eagerly awaited! Seven years after his last indoor tour, Lorenzo will finally go on tour again and stop at the Hallenstadion Zurich on 20 March 2025!

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13 April 2025 Zurich Marathon

Our special for you: Show us your starting number and you can keep the room until 15.00 hrs on Sunday.

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Eurovision Song Contest Mai 2025

Experience the 69th Eurovision Song Contest 2025 at the Hotel Alexander in Zurich!

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14. Juni 2025 - Teddy

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UEFA Womens’s EURO 2025

From 2 to 27 July 2025, the best national teams will compete for the European Football Championship title. Zurich is one of eight venues.

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Ed Sheeran Zürich 2025

When the English pop star Ed Sheeran is performing in stadiums today, the fans throw bras on stage. In his early pub appearances, the projectiles were more dangerous.

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2026 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

From 15 - 31 May 2026 - top-class ice hockey spectacle in the Swiss Life Arena!

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Helene Fischer: 360° Stadiontour 2026

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