Events in Zurich During Christmas Season

Spectacular events create a magical Advent mood in Zurich.

The Lichterschwimmen floating candles event has delighted spectators for over half a century, while the Circus Conelli on the Bauschänzli and the official switching on of the Christmas lights along the Bahnhofstrasse are just two of a whole host of highlights during the Advent period.

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November 14 – December 30, 2019


From November 14 to December 30, 2019, the National Museum is transformed into a winter wonderland of lights, illumination, illusion and cuisine.
November 21 – December 31, 2019
The circus with a difference sweetens the cold winter months with artistry and music.
November 21 – December 24, 2019

Christmas Markets

Allow yourself to be captivated by the enchanting atmosphere at Zurich’s Christmas markets.
November 21 – December 23, 2019

The Singing Christmas Tree

This Christmas market enchants with its unique daily concerts.
December 8, 2019
Not for the fainthearted – the “Samichlausschwimmen” swimming event takes place in Zurich in winter.
December 15, 2019
This race always has a great atmosphere. Whether wearing fancy dress or regular sports gear, competitors of all ages run through the festively lit Old Town.
Evènements en hiver
December 31, 2019

New Year’s Eve

In Zurich, the New Year is greeted in style with a spectacular fireworks display over Lake Zurich.

Multifaceted Zurich

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