Zurich & Events

Stay at the Hotel Alexander - in the heart of Zurich

 

Welcome to the new Chocolate Museum of Switzerland

Experience the interactive chocolate world for young and old. In our Lindt Home of Chocolate the largest Lindt Chocolate Shop, chocolate fountain and an interactive chocolate tour around the Swiss cultural asset chocolate await you.

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Weekly markets in Zurich

Experience the atmosphere and diversity of Zurich's markets. 11 times a week in the city of Zurich. On 6 markets you will find a great variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, spices, plants, flowers, mushrooms, fish, meat, bread, cheese.

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Flea market at Bürkliplatz - every saturday

The world-famous flea market in a prominent and most beautiful location. Every Saturday from 7 - 17 o'clock. The season lasts six months and ends on Saturday 30 October 2021.

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Street Food Festival 15.09. - 10.10.2021

The Street Food Festival has quickly established itself as a highlight among Zurich's events. Wheeled food and rolling restaurants conquer the urban landscape.

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Zurich Film Festival

The Zurich Film Festival is a platform for the most promising new filmmakers from around the world.

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Zurich Street Food Park

The perfect festival for all gourmets! At Zurich Main Station - Wannerhalle

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Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour - 05.10.2021 - 06.10.2021

Elton John says goodbye to Zurich on his last tour. On Tuesday, 6 October and Wednesday, 7 October 2020, he will perform as part of the "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour" at the Hallenstadion in Zurich.

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Internationale Travestie-Revue "Traumzeit" 05.10.2021 - 23.10.2021

A firework of travesty - man or woman? Who knows for sure! As it says so beautifully in a chorus from the famous stage play "La cage aux folles":

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Gianna Nannini - 09.10.2021

Italian rocker Gianna Nannini is back with a new album - and this will bring her to Zurich on October 21, 2020, when she will perform her new songs and big hits in the Hallenstadion.

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CHIPPENDALES - GET NAUGHTY Tour 2021 14.10. - 15.10.2021

THE CHIPPENDALES ARE UNSTOPPABLE

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Peter Maffay - 50 Jahre Peter Maffay: Diesmal wird es laut!

Genau zwei Jahre sind seit seiner erfolgreichen MTV Unplugged-Tour verstrichen, wenn Peter Maffay im Oktober 2021 auf die Bühne zurückkehrt. 22 Städte stehen auf dem Programm, darunter auch Zürich.

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22. ZURICH JAZZNOJAZZ FESTIVAL

Since 1998, the ZURICH JAZZNOJAZZ FESTIVAL has been focusing on stars and newcomers from jazz and jazz-related genres.

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Expovina - Wine ships

On 12 ships, from 4 November to 18 November 2021, 120 producers and specialist retailers will offer over 4000 wines from 25 countries for tasting and purchase.

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Christmas market at the main station

Zurich's main railway station is home to one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe.

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Dörfli Christmas Market in Zurich Niederdorf

Zurich's oldest Christmas market takes place every year in "Niederdorf". Stroll through the old town and enjoy a hot mulled wine during the cold days of the year.

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Edoardo Bennato - 28.11.2021

Italy's great rocker and cantautore plays all his hits and new music.

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"Samichlausschwimmen" - a Zurich tradition

Every year at the beginning of December, around 300 participants swim through the icy Limmat to collect for a good cause.

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Sido brings his legendary Christmas show 2021 to Switzerland for the first time!

Sido brings his legendary Christmas show 2021 to Switzerland for the first time!

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Man's World - All for men

With carefully selected exhibitors, the "Man's World" offers a 2500m2 playground for men, where they can discover, try out and experience in a unique atmosphere.

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Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tours 2

The concert series originally planned for February this year will now take place in January 2022. Judas Priest could again be engaged as Special Guest.

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Carneval

The ZüriCarneval takes place from 4th to 6th March 2022 and provides unforgettable carnival moments in the old town of Zurich on various occasions.

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MALUMA - 20.03.2022

After a sold out Swiss debut: "Chantaje" singer Maluma returns to the Hallenstadion. In March, the Colombian megastar Maluma performs for the second time in Zurich's Hallenstadion as part of his 11:11 tour.

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Baselworld

The world's most important and largest industry event for the watch and jewelry industry will take place in Basel, Switzerland, from 31 March to 04 April 2022.

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Zürich Marathon 10. April 2022

Our special for you: Show us your starting number and you can keep the room until 15.00 hrs on Sunday.

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«Zwänzgerle» - Traditionen in Zürich

The «Zwänzgerle», which means "to throw the twenties", is an Easter custom of the city of Zurich.

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Sechseläuten, Zurich Spring Festival

Sechseläuten, the Zurich Spring Festival with processions and burning of the "Böögg". Zurich says goodbye to the long, cold winter nights and is looking forward to the warmer seasons.

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Oberammergauer Passionsspiele - 2022

Nearly 400 years ago the history of the Passion Play began. The plague raged in many parts of Europe and did not spare Oberammergau either.

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"Züri Fäscht"

The Züri Fäscht delights visitors with a unique mixture of folk festival, fair and parties. For three days, the people of Zurich take over the streets along the Limmat and around the lake basin.

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Caliente - The biggest Latin Festival in Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich celebrates Caliente! - Together with around 300,000 enthusiastic visitors, Zurich's district number 4 becomes a Latin music zone with a tropical ambience and an exuberant atmosphere.

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Streetparade Zurich

During the Street Parade, hundreds of thousands of electronic and techno music fans dance around Zurich’s lake basin. But there is also plenty to experience before and after the parade!

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Zurich Openair - for music lovers

The Zurich Openair is the most popular and largest open air festival in Zurich. The only open air festival with its own airport inspires thousands of electro, rock and pop fans every year with international acts.

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Dörflifäscht

It's almost time again, it's about time. From Friday 26th to Sunday 28th of August 2022 there will be a village fair in Zurich Niederdorf. The biggest restaurant in the "Niederdorf" with many market stalls and culinary delights.

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Eidgenössischen Schwing- und Älplerfest(ESAF) 2022

The "Eidgenössische Schwing- und Älplerfest" is the largest recurring sporting event and one of the largest folk festivals in Switzerland. In 2019 it will take place in Zug, a good half hour from Hotel Alexander by train or car.

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Diamond League Zurich

The sports stars of the world come together in Zurich. Olympic champions and world record holders meet here and offer spectators sport at the highest level.

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Andrea Bocelli - World Tour - 09.09.2022

Probably the most popular & most listened to tenor in the world will make a guest appearance in Zurich on 9 Sept. 2022 & will set an unforgettable musical highlight at this exclusive live concert together with a brilliant orchestra & a first-class choir.

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SlowUp Lake Zurich

Whether by bike, on inline skates or on foot: At SlowUp Zürichsee everything that is powered by your own muscle power, is permitted.

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"Schifferstechen" - Tradition in Zurich

Only every three years does the Guild of Shipwrights celebrate the "Schifferstechen" in the middle of the river Limmat.

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