Events
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 17, 2017

Opera for all

The free opera on Sechseläutenplatz enthralls music fans both young and old.
June 29 – July 9, 2017

Street Food Festival

The Street Food Festival has become a real highlight among Zurich’s events.
June 29 – July 2, 2017
The open-air festival by Lake Zurich thrills with its great concerts and spectacular backdrop.
June 30 – July 2, 2017

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 1, 2017
Every three years, the custom held by the Boatmen’s Guild thrills locals and foreign guests alike.
July 5, 2017

City of Zürich lake crossing

A one-of-a-kind experience during your stay in Zürich.
July 6 – 22, 2017

Live at Sunset

World stars from the music scene perform here accompanied by the most beautiful sunsets.
July 7 – 9, 2017
Things hot up at Caliente! Europe’s largest Latin festival creates a lively ambiance, with its South American music, cuisine and market stalls.
July 7 – 9, 2017
On this sporting weekend, five disciplines take participants through the city and region of Zurich.
July 20 – August 20, 2017

Allianz Cinema – Outdoor Cinema by Lake Zurich

Outdoor cinema on large screen beside Lake Zurich. Every year this legendary cinema on the lake by the Zürichhorn shows 30 spectacular and fascinating films on a 300m2 screen.
July 30, 2017
The Ironman event in Zurich brings together athletes from over 70 countries.
August 11 – 13, 2017

Seenachtfest Lachen 2017

The Seenachtsfest Lachen takes place from August 11 to 13.
August 12, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of electro enthusiasts dance around the Lake Zurich basin during the Street Parade.
August 18 – 27, 2017
This popular public festival in Baden is only held every 10 years.
August 19, 2017

53th Zurich Limmatschwimmen

The popular swimming event takes place on 19 August 2017. It is the only time of the year when swimming is allowed in the Limmat. However, tickets must be purchased for this event.
August 23 – 26, 2017
Every year, the only open-air concert with its own airport thrills electro, rock and pop music fans with international acts.
August 17 – September 3, 2017
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 7 – 17, 2017
The Zurich food festival sure to tickle your taste buds.
September 28 – October 8, 2017
The Zurich Film Festival offers a platform for the most promising filmmakers from around the globe. ...