Zürcher Theater Spektakel

This year's festival of performing arts inspires with interventions at additional pop-up locations throughout the city.

August 2021

For 40 years, the international theater festival, Zürcher Theater Spektakel, has delighted spectators of all ages in a stunning location directly on the shores of Lake Zurich. The Landiwiese park near Wollishofen is transformed into an enchanting backdrop for performance and theater, with around 40 international ensembles performing their works on more than 10 stages.

Many locals have been visiting the Theater Spektakel every year since they were young. One reason for this – besides their openness towards and interest in the theater – is without doubt the beautiful location directly on Lake Zurich: here romantic sunsets over the lake create a truly magical atmosphere. At the same time, numerous street artists, music groups, bars, and restaurants delight all the senses. As a result, many people also use this charming festival as an attractive setting for a leisurely walk, the perfect Zurich photo, a refreshing swim, an afterwork beer with colleagues, or a Sunday outing with all the family.

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