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ZüriFäscht - Zurich's Summer Festival

Next weekend Zurich is once again gonna be the center of attention. The ZüriFäscht (lit. 'Zurich Festival') will take place from 5-7 July 2019. The ZüriFäscht takes place every third year in the center of Zurich and is the largest festival or event in Switzerland with over 2 million visitors. It's worth a visit and has something to offer to people of all ages!

ZüriFäscht 2019

This year, the Züri Fäscht has the following attractions to offer:
  • two musical fireworks (on Friday and Saturday night)
  • 60 stages with concerts and performances
  • 130 festival restaurants and cafes
  • over 300 booths selling food and other things
  • amusement park with over 70 rides
  • spectacular shows in the air, water and on land
Public transportation services will be extended during the Züri Fäscht so that everyone will get there without any troubles!

All important information and schedules - and the official ZüriFäscht App - can be found on the ZüriFäscht website.



  1. I'll go!! :) But it's not every year but only every 3 years...Looking forward to sseing that!

    1. Thanks for correcting me... :) It's every 3 years only...


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