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Event Highlights 2017
These 20 events should definitely be visited, seen and experienced in 2017

Event Highlights 2017

For horse lovers, ice dancing enthusiasts, archaeologists and hardy people – but also for food and drink lovers, and for men, women and children: in Zurich, a host of events for all tastes and ages are held throughout the year. Allow yourself to be inspired by our Event Highlights 2017. Be sure not to miss them!
January 27–29, 2017
Horse-riding of the highest standard is guaranteed in Zurich during the Mercedes-Benz CSI ...
February 2–5, 2017
Man’s World is an exhibition especially for men: excavators, motorcycles, barber shops, BBQ utensils, cigars, whisky-tasting, and much more besides.
February 2–5, 2017
The world-renowned ice skating gala impresses with international music stars, who provide the music for the ice skaters’ performances.
February 10–July 16, 2017
The Museum Rietberg hosts a spectacular exhibition showing statues and cultural objects that were excavated from the sea bed off the coast of Egypt.
March 4–July 9, 2017
To mark the 100th anniversary of Switzerland Tourism, the Museum für Gestaltung is showing the most beautiful Swiss tourism posters.
April 24, 2017
Everything you need to know about Zurich’s spring festival.
June 9–10, 2017
Colorful, loud and joyful – at Zurich Pride, the LGBT community demonstrate for their rights, with the widespread support of the people of Zurich.
July 30, 2017
The Ironman event in Zurich brings together athletes from over 70 countries.
Over a period of five days, 80 youth music formations from all over the world fill Zurich with melodies, rhythms and bass tones.
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.
August 12, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of electro enthusiasts dance around the Lake Zurich basin during the Street Parade.
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...
At the Badenfahrt, which is held every 10 years, the whole town of Baden is transformed into one big festival site, with concerts, bars and shows.
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 24, 2017
Olympic gold medalists and world record holders meet at the summit of track and field in Zurich.
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. ...
At this festival, the main focus is on the short film. And the movie that wins here is automatically nominated for an Oscar in the Short Film category.
Christmas in Zurich
Allow yourself to be captivated by the enchanting atmosphere at Zurich’s Christmas markets.
December 10 or 17, 2017
This race always has a great atmosphere. Whether wearing fancy dress or regular sports gear, competitors of all ages run through the festively lit Old Town.
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