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.

Unique Moments National Museum Zurich

June 2021
What do Stephan Eicher, Pegasus, and Paul Kalkbrenner have in common?

Stolze Openair

June 2021
The largest free open-air festival in the city enthralls guests with music, food, fun and activities.

Rock the Ring Hinwil

June 17 – 19, 2021
Driving electric guitar riffs and propulsive back beats will entertain rock music fans in Hinwil.

Einsiedeln Music Festival

July 2021
The festival extravaganza in the heart of Einsiedeln celebrates musical diversity.

45. Winterthurer Musikfestwochen

August 2021
As the summer draws to a close, Winterthur turns up the heat once more – when the Old Town vibrates to the rhythms of the Music Festival.

Multifaceted Zurich