New Year's Eve in Zurich
Some 100,000 visitors flock to the lake basin each year and marvel at the spectacular fireworks display that is put on to greet the new year. Food and drink stands, bars, and live music performed on various stages create the perfect festive ambiance.
Official Program New Year’s Eve Magic
|8.00pm–3.00am||Festival around Zurich’s lake basin, with food stands, bars, and live music on various stages|
|11.59.50pm||Countdown into the New Year|
|12.20–12.35am||Fireworks display, sponsored by Swiss Casinos Zurich|
|until 4.00am||Last trains, trams and buses leave the festival grounds|
Other New Year’s Eve Parties and Events
Night owls and party-goers can dance their way into the New Year at any of the many New Year’s Eve parties hosted by Zurich’s clubs. Those who prefer to take things more quietly can tuck into a sumptuous gala dinner – either on a cruise on Lake Zurich or at one of the city’s numerous restaurants.