Christmas Shopping in Zurich

More time to find the perfect Christmas gifts: during the holiday season many shops in the center of Zurich remain open on Sundays.

Shopping in Zurich

In Zurich's shops you are sure to find Christmas presents for every taste: whether along the famous, bustling Bahnhofstrasse, in the picturesque Old Town with its over 2,000-year-old history, extending along the banks of the River Limmat, or in the trendy urban quarters of Zurich-West and Aussersihl. If you are looking for inspiration for your pre-Christmas shopping spree, follow the link below and browse through the boutiques and stores that Zurich has to offer.

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Christmas Markets

For a particularly romantic shopping experience, go for a stroll on one of Zurich's popular Christmas markets: at the city's oldest Christmas market in the Niederdorf quarter, next to the glittering Christmas tree at the Main Train Station, or at one of the romantic Christmas markets in the region – everywhere you will find special handmade gifts and culinary delights.

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Christmas Lighting & Night Shopping

Zurich’s Christmas lighting will give a special brilliance to the Bahnhofstrasse during Advent season. The Christmas lighting will be turned on on November 23, 2017 and in honor of the occasion, special “Night Shopping” will take place at more than 150 shops in the center of Zurich.

November 23, 2017
6.00pm:
Christmas lighting in the city center is switched on
Until 10.00pm: Night Shopping

Which shops are open?

Advent Sunday Shopping

On three Sundays during Advent season many shops in the center of Zurich are open from 11.00am – 6.00pm. The dates for Sunday Christmas shopping are listed below:

Sunday, 26 November, 2017: 11.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday, 3 December, 2017: 11.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday, 17 December, 2017: 11.00am – 6.00pm

Which shops are open?

New Year Shopping

Although January 2nd is a holiday in the city of Zurich, many shops will be open until 6.00pm for the first shopping tour of the year.

2 January 2018: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Which shops are open?

More information about the shopping events: www.shopping-in-the-city.ch