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
The free opera on Sechseläutenplatz enthralls music fans both young and old.
June 14– 17, 2018
The open-air festival by Lake Zurich thrills with its great concerts and spectacular backdrop.
June 30 – July 2, 2017
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.
Summer, 2020
Every three years, the custom held by the Boatmen’s Guild thrills locals and foreign guests alike.
July 19–August 19, 2018
For almost 30 years now, the present-day Allianz Cinema Zürich delights over 50,000 movie fans every summer.
July 29, 2018
The Ironman event in Zurich brings together athletes from over 70 countries.
August 11, 2018
At the largest techno parade in the world, hundreds of thousands of ravers dance around Zurich’s lake basin.
August 18 – 27, 2017
This popular public festival in Baden is only held every 10 years.
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 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...
May 24 – June 3, 2018
The Zurich food festival sure to tickle your taste buds.
September 27 – October 7, 2018
The Zurich Film Festival offers a platform for the most promising filmmakers from around the globe. ...

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