Insight & More

Dear valued customers,

In this section we would like to give you a foretaste of upcoming cultural events held in the Zurich area. We hope you can find some that suits your interest. Please note that the OZ Swiss team is always ready to help you with purchasing tickets and by providing transfer. Moreover, we are also happy to recommend a nice restaurant and book your table to complete the experience.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Swiss Indoors Basel 2020 - CANCELLED

The largest national sports event, the social high point of the year has been cancelled for 2020.
Next date is released: 23-31 October 2021. Check details here.

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For all foodies and gourmets we would like to highlight a culinary festival in the heart of Zurich. For more than 10 days you can attend to over 100 events all related to food and beverage. Walk along the Limmat, taste some street food, pick a professional cookery course or a guided tour maybe. The venue as the main point of interest, the Europaalee is in the middle of town and awaits you with several programs. During the festival, selected Zurich restaurants serve a special "City Dish" of their own creation on a given theme "Culinary Future". Complete program is available here.

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Zurich Film Festival

This international movie event offers an insight into the work of emerging filmmakers, and a platform to get know new talents of this creative industry. The festival is located at Sechseläutenplatz, right next to the shore of Lake Zurich, several venues give place for the activities. All cinema lovers are welcome. Tickets and more info here.

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Zurich Art Weekend

Zurich Art Weekend is welcoming contemporary exhibitions and giving you insights of various collections and performances. Visitors can sign up for museum visits, guided tours, panel discussion as well as for cocktail parties. The most renowned institutions are waiting for all art-lovers.
Check out more about the events here.

Transfer to this event in the greater Zurich area can be booked by contacting us.

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Festival Week at the Festspielhaus

About eight weeks ago, the Bregenzer Festspiele canceled this year’s festival summer. What was then called an “artistic sign of life” has now turned into the Festtage im Festspielhaus taking place from 15 August to 22 August. “With this we want to send a strong artistic message during the cancelled festival season 2020,” says artistic director Elisabeth Sobotka. Find out more about the program here.
Order your transfer to Bregenz with us.


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Zürich Theater Spektakel

Closing the summer season, Zurich celebrates the last warm days with an international meeting of independent theatre groups. This cultural event is ranked among the most important European festivals for contemporary performing arts. Various venues hosting talented actors and dancers await visitors who want to be entertained along the shores of Lake Zurich.Due to the current situation in relation to the Coronavirus, this year the festival will take place in a different form. Please note that due to protective measures, almost all free events require a mandatory seat reservation or registration. The colourful program is available here.

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Swiss National Yodelling Festival (CANCELLED)

Basel welcomes yodelling choirs, alpine horn players and flag-wavers from June 26-28, 2020. The yodellers’ village will be located in St. Peter’s Square near the University of Basel. Wide range of delicious local foods are waiting the visitors.
Program available on the official homepage (in German).

How to get there?
We offer our limousine service to arrive Basel in comfort and style, please contact us with your inquiry.


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Open Air Cinema - Baur au Lac

After all the postponed and cancelled festivals, we have something to offer.
Hotel Baur au Lac is hosting a joyful program for the summer nights in Zurich.
An open-air cinema is waiting for the film lovers in the beautiful park of Baur au Lac every night (except Mondays). From old film classics to the recent year's blockbusters will be broadcasted in wild screen. Due to the natures of this program series, schedule may be changed in bad weather. Find more details here.

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Art Basel 2020 (POSTPONED)

For a few days Basel turns into a centre of fine arts, where the most significant contemporary works are presented. Leading galleries across the world are showing their pieces including paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, prints, photographs and digital art by more than 4000 artists. Visitors can enjoy artworld talks, exhibitions and other events in Basel and the surroundings. You can find more information about the venues and exhibitors here.

Arrive in comfort and style with our limousine service.
We offer a special price for this event.

Zurich – Basel:                  CHF 360 (one-way)
Luzern – Basel:                 CHF 460 (one-way)
Zug – Basel:                      CHF 420 (one-way)

Additional waiting time:   CHF 90/hour

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Zurich Art Weekend (POSTPONED)

As the initiative of Art Basel, the third edition of Zurich Art Weekend is welcoming contemporary exhibitions and giving you insights of various collections and performances. Visitors can sign up for museum visits, guided tours, panel discussion as well as for cocktail parties. The most renowned institutions are waiting for all art-lovers.
Check out more about the events here.

Transfer to this event in the greater Zurich area can be booked by contacting us.

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Blues ‘n’ jazz in Rapperswil (CANCELLED)

On the upper end of Lake Zurich in the town of roses, three stages are waiting for the blues and jazz lovers. The cosy open-air festival in Rapperswil – Jona attracts thousands of guests every year, where concerts are held in gorgeous scenery directly next to the lake. Besides the great Swiss and international performances visitors can enjoy the broad range of food and drinks the lakeside promenade offers. The official website of the event is available only in German, but you can still check the program here.

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The ZÜRICH TANZT dance festival (CANCELLED)

This year the festival had to be cancelled. From May 7 to 9 2021 visitors can enjoy the art of dance again in Zurich.

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Ice Hockey World Championship (CANCELLED)

The 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The festival is postopned to October 2020. New date is from Oct 22 to Nov 1.

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Spring Wine Fair (CANCELLED)

The 16th edition of EXPOVINA Primavera cannot take place this year as planned.

Just two weeks ago they were forced to postpone the EXPOVINA Primavera to a replacement date in May. But even if an implementation were legally permissible at the time, social and economic life will not have recovered to the point that the unmistakable, enjoyable and cheerful atmosphere of this wine fair can arise.

The next event of the Spring Wine Fair will therefore only take place in 2021.

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Sechseläuten - Spring Festival in Zurich (CANCELLED)

Due to the measures adopted in connection to the Coronavirus, the festival will not take place in 2020.

The traditional festival goes all the way back to the 16th century, and originally was related to the extension of working hours due to the longer daytime. On Sunday (this year on 7 April) a children's procession opens the celebration, next day the main festival goes on, where a symbolic snowman, called the Böögg, is going to be set on fire.

Find out more about the festival here.

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Esxence – The Scent of Excellence (POSTPONED)

The world’s leading international Artistic Perfumery event is postponed following the recent developments releated to the spread of Coronavirus. Next event will be held from 11th to 14th February 2021.

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Carneval in Basel

We suggest you another carnival to discover: the event being defined as the “three best days” in Basel.
The celebration begins on Monday after Ash Wednesday with a really special march. At 4 a.m. sharp for the “Morgestraich”, all lights in the city are switched off and around 200 artistically decorated lanterns start glowing in the dark. Doesn’t it sound charming? The lanterns are placed afterwards on the Münsterplatz for the public to admire. See the complete program here.

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Carneval in Zurich

If you wish to see how Zurichers let their hair down, this carneval is a must.The Niederdorf quarter gives place to this three-day event, where visitors can see extraordinary costumes, loud and - most of the time - out of tune melodies played by various ensembles. The peak of the celebration is held on Sunday (1 March), a street parade will invade downtown Zurich. Detailed info is available in German here.

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