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.
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.
After almost a decade: Peter Gabriel announces first European tour 2023.
IRONMAN 70.3 Switzerland in Rapperswil-Jona
This triathlon thrills both athletes and spectators, because the sporting spectacle takes place in front of a breathtaking backdrop.
Zurich Pride Festival
The multi-day LGBTQ+ festival attracts thousands of supporters and friends of the LGBTQ+ community to Zurich every year.
Two days, three stages directly on Lake Zurich, thrilling concerts and a unique backdrop: The blues'n'jazz festival in Rapperswil-Jona inspires thousands of guests every year at the end of June.
Rammstein - Europe Stadium Tour 2023 - 17.06.2023 - 18.06.2023 (BERN)
Rammstein - Europa Stadion Tour will be made up in 2023!
Nicky Jam & Manuel Turizo
Double power on June 23, 2023 in Zurich's Hallenstadion!
Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - 01.07.2023 - 02.07.2023
Elton John says goodbye to Zurich on his last tour. On Saturday, July 1, as well as on Sunday, July 2, 2023, he will perform at the Hallenstadion in Zurich as part of the "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour".
Music of the Spheres World Tour
Coldplay is back on the stage so you can have the chance to hear them performing your favorite songs, live and in person! The eco-friendly "Music of the Spheres" World tour is visiting stadiums across the globe for fans hoping to catch new songs.
The Züri Fäscht delights visitors with a unique mixture of folk festival, fair and parties. For three days, the people of Zurich take over the streets along the Limmat and around the lake basin.
"Schifferstechen" - Tradition in Zurich
Only every three years does the Guild of Shipwrights celebrate the "Schifferstechen" in the middle of the river Limmat.
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!
Zurich Theatre Spectacle
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.
Zurich Openair - for music lovers
The Zurich Openair is the most popular and largest open air festival in Zurich. The only open air festival with its own airport inspires thousands of electro, rock and pop fans every year with international acts.
It's almost time again, it's about time. From Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of August 2023 there will be a village fair in Zurich Niederdorf. The biggest restaurant in the "Niederdorf" with many market stalls and culinary delights.
Weltklasse Zurich - International Athletics Meeting
The world's sports stars meet in Zurich for the athletics meeting: Olympic champions and world record holders offer the public sport at the highest level.
Long Night of Zurich Museums
When the museum doors stay open far beyond normal opening hours, it's Long Night of the Museums in Zurich
Zurich Film Festival
The Zurich Film Festival is a platform for the most promising new filmmakers from around the world.
Expovina - Wine ships
On 12 ships, from 3 November to 17 November 2022, 120 producers and specialist retailers will offer over 4000 wines from 25 countries for tasting and purchase.
Andrea Bocelli - World Tour - 20.11.2023
Probably the most popular & most listened to tenor in the world will make a guest appearance in Zurich on 20.11.2023 & will set an unforgettable musical highlight at this exclusive live concert together with a brilliant orchestra & a first-class choir.
Christmas village at Bellevue
Around 100 market stalls form a cosy Christmas village against the spectacular backdrop of the opera house and tempt you to stroll around and enjoy a glass of mulled wine.
Christmas market at the main station
Zurich's main railway station is home to one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe.
Dörfli Christmas Market in Zurich Niederdorf
Zurich's oldest Christmas market takes place every year in "Niederdorf". Stroll through the old town and enjoy a hot mulled wine during the cold days of the year.
"Samichlausschwimmen" - a Zurich tradition
Every year at the beginning of December, around 300 participants swim through the icy Limmat to collect for a good cause.
Céline Dion - Courage World Tour
She gave Switzerland her last victory in Eurovision and is now one of the biggest pop superstars of all: Celine Dion. After three five, the singer is returning to the Hallenstadion Zurich.
100. Seenachtfest Rapperswil-Jona - folk festival on Lake Zurich
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.
Rad WM 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.