For a New Years-Eve celebration Zurich in Switzerland is a perfect setting. The Lake Zurich offers a naval setting and there are many peaks of mountains which are nearby Zurich such as, Felsenegg, Schnebelhorn, Pfannenstiel, Üetliberg, Etzel and Käferberg. These peaks are the perfect background of the midnight fireworks. Undoubtedly it’s a fantastic time of a year to visit Zurich with full of snow with which you will be able to experience skiing. So, new-year celebration plus skiing will be definitely a memorable year for you.
With family, friends or may be with the special person of your life, experiencing New Year at Zurich will be your lifetime experience. To visit The New Year’s Eve magic or Silvesterzauber with almost 200, 000 people of Switzerland and also of some other country come and join the biggest party of the year. In 1988, the citizen of this city started to celebrate this evening as a small New-Year party on Gemüsebrücke and now it has become the biggest fixture of the year. This year it will be 13th year of Silvesterzauber under Zurich hoteliers’ association.
Events, Fireworks & Party Listings
If for you new-year means party with friends, rock the dance floor with your lady or if you want to be an eyewitness of grand fireworks then Zurich are your place to celebrate the new-year. On the banks of Zurich Lake the biggest party Silvesterzauber (The New Year’s Eve Magic) takes place. It has been arranged by the hoteliers’ association of Zurich. This event is not only famous for grand fireworks display, you can enjoy the party in dance floor with the rocking live music and entertainment, and also you can have many delicious food and drinks.
The festival covers a huge space of the city, like Limmatquai, Hechtplatz and Utoquai and also the Quaibrücke at Bellevue. The entire city will be packed with a thousand of visitors and slowly the crowd will increase as the time come close to the midnight. You will be able to see a breathtaking display of fireworks take place over the Zurich Lake, which will amaze you. The New-Year’s Eve magic truly is a beautiful celebration which every one of the city enjoys and the never missed it especially for the firework that displays over the lake. This occasion is the get-together program for Zurich citizen. No one waste this special time at home or at work place as they all join the New-year eve magic. You can book your seat at city’s restaurant and can enjoy your food. Wirtschaft Neumarkt, Bauschänzli, Zeughauskeller, LaSalle and Cantinetta Antinori are the popular restaurants of this place.
Zurich offers you one of the finest hotels of the country with great service, foods and drinks. But it is bit expensive at this time of the year. But once you invest your money here you will not regret as it will be a lifetime experience for you. Try to get your hotel near Zurich Lake so that you can experience the NYE firework show with your loved one from your hotel balcony. If you are preparing your holiday in Switzerland on Christmas and New Years Eve 2018, earlier hotel booking is extremely recommended. Most booked hotels in Zurich are listed below:
- Hotel Ascot
- Novotel Zurich Airport Messe
- Hilton Zurich Airport
- Mercure Stoller Zurich
- Hotel Glockenhof
- Movenpick Hotel Zurich
- Novotel Zurich City-West
- Zurich Marriott Hotel
- Crowne Plaza Zurich Hotel
- Storchen Zurich