Zurich & Events

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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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Apropos Hodler

Scandalous artist and national icon: forgotten and rediscovered

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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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J Balvin

J BALVIN 30 APRIL 2024 LIVE IN ZURICH!

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4 May 2024 - Mark Forster

On May 4, 2024 Mark Forster comes back to Zurich with his Arena Tour!

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Swiss Music Awards

The 17th Swiss Music Awards will take place on 8 May 2024 in the Hallenstadion.

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23 - 25 May 2024 is Cycle Week

To kick off the cycling season, everything at the national bicycle festival revolves around the topics of biking, two-wheeled culture, mobility and also lifestyle.

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Apache 207

Apache 207 is going on tour in 2024 and will be coming to Zurich's Hallenstadion on 24 May.

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1 June 2024 - Nickelback

Nickelback finally live again!

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IRONMAN 70.3 Switzerland in Rapperswil-Jona

This triathlon will thrill both athletes and spectators alike, as the sporting spectacle will take place against a breathtaking backdrop on 2 June 2024.

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On 4 June 2024 - Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers: FIVE ALBUMS. ONE NIGHT.

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Food Zurich Festival

Il festival per tutti i buongustai, i cuochi amatoriali e i buongustai si terrà dal 6 al 16 giugno 2024.

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Zurich Art Weekend

The Zurich Art Weekend from 7 - 9 June 2024 is a top event for contemporary art. In addition to numerous exhibitions, a supporting programme will provide highlights.

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Blues’n’jazz Festival

From 14 - 16 June 2024: two days, three stages directly on Lake Zurich, thrilling concerts and a unique backdrop: The blues'n'jazz festival in Rapperswil-Jona delights thousands of guests every year at the end of June.

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Opera for everyone

The free performance will be broadcast live from the Opera House to Sechseläutenplatz on 15 June 2024.

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15 - 16 June 2024 - Zurich Pride Festival

The multi-day LGBTQ+ festival attracts thousands of supporters and friends of the LGBTQ+ community to Zurich every year.

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Eidgenössische Trachtenfest 2024

From 28 - 30 June 2024, the city of Zurich will host the Federal Festival of Traditional Costumes for the third time after 1939 and 1974.

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AC/DC Highway to Hotel Alexander

AC/DC are coming to the Letzigrund in Zurich on 29 June. It has been almost a decade since the rock icons led by guitarist and founder Angus Young last toured and performed in Switzerland. Come to Highway to Hotel Alexander.

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5 July to 7 July 2024 - Caliente! Europe's biggest Latin festival

Caliente! is a colorful festival in Zurich for lovers of Latin American music, cuisine and culture.

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Taylor Swift

On 9 and 10 July 2024, Taylor Swift will perform in Zurich at the Letzigrund Stadium. Visit one of these mega shows and spend a pleasant stay at the Hotel Alexander in Zurich.

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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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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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Knabenschiessen

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

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

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Il Volo

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

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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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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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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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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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"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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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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16 March 2025 - Tokio Hotel

TOKIO HOTEL ARE COMING ON TOUR IN EUROPE!

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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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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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