Summer Festivals in Zurich
With open-air concerts and film and theater evenings, summer is never boring in Zurich.

Summer Festivals in Zurich

Zurich goes outside in the summer. Regardless whether for concerts or film showings, there is always the right stage outside. In addition, the Street Parade, the Zurich Festivals and the Zürcher Theater Spektakel (theater festival) are highlights on the events calendar in summer.

 

June 1–24, 2018
Over four weeks, Zurich’s venues show off their variety, focusing on a joint theme.
June 14 –15, 2019
The open-air festival by Lake Zurich thrills with its great concerts and spectacular backdrop.
June 15–17, 2018
Colorful, loud and joyful – at Zurich Pride, the LGBT+ community demonstrate for their rights, with the widespread support of the people of Zurich.
June 29 – July 1, 2018

St. Alban's Festival

The Albanifest is a festival organised by the clubs and associations of Winterthur. Each year, some 100 clubs and associations organise a folk festival with live bands, crazy alley attractions and festival booths.
July 6 – 8, 2018
Things heat up at Caliente! Europe’s largest Latin festival creates a lively ambiance, with its South American music, cuisine and market stalls.
July 19–August 19, 2018
For almost 30 years now, the present-day Allianz Cinema Zürich delights over 50,000 movie fans every summer.
August 10 – 12, 2018
The Seenachtfest in Rapperswil-Jona is an enchanting traditional spectacle by Lake Zurich.
August 11, 2018
At the largest techno parade in the world, hundreds of thousands of ravers dance around Zurich’s lake basin.
August 18, 2018

54th Zurich Limmatschwimmen

The popular swimming event takes place on 18 August 2018. It is the only time of the year when swimming is allowed in the Limmat.
August 22 – 25, 2018
Every year, the only open-air concert with its own airport thrills electro, rock and pop music fans with international acts.
August 16 – September 2, 2018
13 stages and over 40 current theater productions from all over the world in 18 days – the "Zürcher Theater Spektakel" is a highlight in Zurich's cultural calendar.
September 27 – October 7, 2018
The Zurich Film Festival offers a platform for the most promising filmmakers from around the globe.

Multifaceted Zurich

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