Christmas magic with Gabriel E. Arnold

Let pianist Gabriel E. Arnold transport you to the world of the Northern Lights and join him on a journey into the snowy north.

42nd Zürcher Silvesterlauf

Join young and old alike to hit the streets just before Christmas. Participants will be cheered on by crowds of spectators lining the streets – it is an event for the whole family to enjoy.

New Year’s Eve at the Dolder Grand

To see out the year in style, our exclusive Ballroom opens its doors for a very special event. Enjoy the gala dinner with live music, dazzling show acts and dance the night away into the early hours of New Year’s Day. Or you enjoy a gourmet dinner in The Restaurant or an evening meal in the Saltz restaurant. Afterwards, you have the best views of Zurich and the fireworks.


The 8 April 2018 is reserved for the city’s most important occasion, Sechseläuten, which kicks off with a parade of the guilds to Sechseläutenplatz. At 6.00 p.m., a bonfire is set alight and the “Böögg” – a snowman made of papier mâché – is placed on top of it and left to meet his fate.

Züri Fäscht

From 5 to 7 July 2019 the lower basin of Lake Zurich is transformed into one big party venue: for three days, hundreds of thousands of visitors celebrate the “Züri Fäscht” in the parks on both sides of the lake.