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 4 – 10, 2019

Afro-Pfingsten Festival

Since 1991, the Pentecost weekend in Winterthur has been enriched with African and Afro-American culture.
June 14 – 15, 2019
Colorful, loud and joyful – at Zurich Pride, the LGBT+ community demonstrate for their rights, with the widespread support of the people of Zurich.
June 14 – 15, 2019
The open air festival on Lake Zurich treats music lovers to blues and jazz sounds against the picturesque backdrop of Rapperswil Castle.
July 5 – 7, 2019
At Zurich’s public festival, held every three years, around 2 million people celebrate to the full around the lake basin and in the inner city.
July 8 – 14, 2019

Openair Literatur Festival Zürich

For one week, everything at the Old Botanical Garden in Zurich revolves around the written word.
July 18 – August 18, 2019
For almost 30 years now, the present-day Allianz Cinema Zürich delights over 50,000 movie fans every summer.
August 10, 2019
At the largest techno parade in the world, hundreds of thousands of ravers dance around Zurich’s lake basin.
August 15 – September 1, 2019
International theater groups, performances, street artists, and creative culinary concepts – that sums up the 18-day Theater Spektakel on Lake Zurich.
August 21 – 24, 2019
Every year, the only open-air concert with its own airport thrills electro, rock and pop music fans with international acts.

Multifaceted Zurich

Other stories you might like