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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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FOOD ZURICH

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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FOOD ZURICH (POSTPONED)

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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Fasnacht in Luzern

A parade of funny costumes and fantastic masks all along the picturesque streets of Luzern. This is the time of the year to let your hair down and be entertained. The locals and tourists are dancing and singing through these couple of nights together with carnival musicians. You can hardly find a pedestrian without a costume or a bizarre makeup. It is definitely worth a visit. You can find the detailed schedule here.

Our offer for limousine transfer to the festival:

Zurich - Lucerne: CHF 375.-
from other locations in Zurich area: CHF 5.4/km

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Man's World Zurich

This exhibition - held in Zurich for the fifth time - covers some great topics through a man’s eyes. Visitors can discover the 2 500 m2 playground from lifestyle to technology. Sessions of beverage-tasting, virtual simulators to try out, meeting the founders and creators of top quality products are all good reasons to get together with friends at StageOne Event & Convention Hall. Tickets and more details on the official website (in German).

We are happy to offer our limousine service to this event.

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38th World Snow Festival

It all began with a Heidi carved in the snow by Japanese artists, since then every January Grindelwald hosts the international Snow Festival on the natural ice-rink in the village centre.This year’s theme is hospitality.
Book a transfer to the glacier village (located in Interlaken area), have some warm drinks and discover the “ice-cold art”. Attendence is free, click here for the full program.

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11th Belle Epoque Week in Kandersteg

Have you ever wished to go back in time and experience the way of living by the turn of the 19th century? There is a small village in Switzerland where this dream can come true.
The last week of January Kandersteg goes through an extensive transition, you can only see contemporary costumes and attend the typical winter programs to have the nostalgic vibe. Find out more about this special event here.

Maybe you we can't take you there by horse carriage, but if you have a lot to carry, we can be at your disposal wit our Mercedes Van. 

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PhotoZürich

This exhibition is the largest public event for photography in Switzerland. It takes place at Stage One and Halle 622 in Zürich-Nord and the whole space is organized around the theme of photography. Not only the current works of Swiss artists are displayed during these five days, but visitors can listen to some talks by internationally renowned photographers. More info available (only in German) on the official website.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need a transfer to the event.

 

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Lilu Light Festival

Lucerne has been known as the “city of lights” since the late Middle Ages. To rekindle this feature a new festival has been kicked off last year in the old town and it seems to become a tradition from now on.
Strolling the streets by night you can easily find the various creative installations. This is a great opportunity to express art through light. The full English guide is available on the official website of this unique event.

Our offer for limousine transfer to the festival:

Zurich - Lucerne: CHF 375.-
from other locations in Zurich area: CHF 5.4/km

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2020 New Year’s Eve party by Lake Zurich

There is no more justified time to book limousine service than on New Years Eve.
We are stepping to a new decade. Join the public celebration Silvesterzauber, that offers food, drink, live music and of course spectacular fireworks as well. Around 100 000 visitors greet the new year in this festive ambience strolling around bars and various stages. If you have your ticket to the separated Magic Lake Zone you can enjoy the privilege of a heated tent and a superior view of the fireworks starting at 00:20. More info here.

For your tailor-made offer please contact us.

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Lichterschwimmen - lights on the river

The sight of one thousand lights on the water is overwhelming. This special thanksgiving event is organized by Zurich Tourism dedicated to all visitors and locals. Lantens are made by students and they have the honor of launching their creation on River Limmat. Lightening starts at 18:00.

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Zürcher Silvesterlauf - running race

If you are registered to the upcoming running event, the Silvesterlauf, you definitely need a ride to ease the strain. Even as a visitor who supports the participants may get there faster and easier by our limo. This festive race has a spectacular atmosphere with the decorated city center and all the blaze. Contestants can enter for various categories.
Funny dress is not exceptional, go out and check it. Ask for your rate and book the Zurich city transfer here.

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Santas in the water - "Samichlausschwimmen"

A very funny and frosty tradition in Zurich is called Samichlausschwimmen, that can be translated as Santa Claus swimming.
Since 2000 a group of friends decided to have a swim in the wintry Limmat in Santa Claus costumes. From year to year more participants joined to this challenge, some of them say it's good for their health. But since 2011 it is definitely good for your soul, as the proceeds of the event are donated for charity. 
A chilling experience for swimmers and spectators as well. See the whole program here (available in German).

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Singing Christmas tree

If you are longing for listen to some Christmas Carols outdoors, visit Bahnhofstrasse where choirs form an actual Christmas tree. Strolling around the beautifully decorated shopping street you will find this beloved attraction with a nice market at Werdmühleplatz. Performances start every evening at 17:30 and 18:30, whereas additional concerts are held at 14:30 and 15:30 during the weekend. To make it comfortable of reaching the spot during this busy period of the year, let us take you to this experience by our luxury Mercedes Maybach. 

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Winter Wonderland in Zurich - Illuminarium

The winter wonderland of Zurich’s National Museum is open in the advent period for visitors who wish to be enchanted. Uncountable light bulbs prettify the courtyard of this patinated building. Music, food stands and light shows are impressing all your senses. Program and tickets available here.

If you need a transfer to this event from your hotel or from home, just let us know.

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