Open-Air Music in Zurich

In summer, open-air events in the city and surrounding region lure music fans into parks, onto squares, and even to outdoor bathing facilities, where they can listen to the sounds of classical, jazz, and electronic music outside in the open air.

The locations for open-air concerts in and around Zurich are truly spectacular. Directly on the lake, amidst history-steeped walls, or with a view of the Swiss Alps, they are a treat for the eye as well as the year. Summer nights in Zurich are pleasantly warm and the broad range of concerts and festivals an absolute delight. Whether rock, classical, blues, jazz, folk, or electronic music, in Zurich every music fan is sure to find their favorite open-air event. 

The following tips are just a small selection of possible open-air events. The tickets for all the events are also available at the Tourist Information at the Main Station. 

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May – September 2019, various Sundays

Seebad Unplugged

The series of acoustic concerts held at the Seebad Enge provides a magical ending to a great weekend.
May 19 – September 21, 2019

Triebguet Frischluftbar

The Triebguet open-air bar in Baden hosts various concerts, treating guests to atmospheric evenings.
August 21 – 24, 2019
Every year, the only open-air concert with its own airport thrills electro, rock and pop music fans with international acts.
Lake Zug
September 6 – 8, 2019

Rock the Docks

Directly on Lake Zug, the festival offers great music, an attractive festival site, and much more.

Multifaceted Zurich

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