December 31, 2018
Fireworks, Parties, and Gala Dinners – New Year’s Eve in Zurich

New Year’s Eve in Zurich

How can you celebrate New Year’s Eve in Zurich? Besides numerous events and parties, one of the absolute highlights is without doubt the New Year’s Eve party around Zurich’s lake basin.

Many bars, restaurants, and even event halls invite the public at large to celebrate New Year’s Eve together with family and friends. While restaurants offer gala dinners and bars host small parties, the “Silvester Crash” at Halle 622 provides an opportunity to party all through the night. Those who prefer to end the year on a contemplative note can enjoy the New Year’s Eve Concert at the Tonhalle Maag or secure themselves a highly coveted place on one of the New Year’s Eve cruises operated by the Lake Zurich Navigation Company.

However, people who do not like to plan ahead or purchase tickets in advance can still experience a very special highlight in Zurich – “New Year’s Eve Magic”, the city’s largest New Year’s Eve party. Some 100,000 visitors flock to the Lake Zurich basin each year and marvel at the spectacular fireworks display that traditionally heralds the New Year. Food and drink stalls, bars, and live music performed on various stages create the perfect festive ambiance.

Program New Year's Eve Magic

8pm–3am Festival around Zurich’s lake basin with food stands, bars, and live music on various stages
11.59.50pm Countdown to the New Year
12.20–12.35am Fireworks display

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Zurich's famous fireworks display is New Year's Eve "must" – especially when seen from the lake. Lake Zurich Navigation Company offers four exclusive cruises - food included.

Schiffsteg Bürkliplatz, Zürich
Dec 31, 2018

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