Zurich Open Air 2019: Bringing global talent to Switzerland Zurich Open Air is an annual four-day music festival in the Swiss capital of Zurich. The multi-genre event regularly hosts the biggest and best names from across the board; featuring rock, indie, electronic, hip-hop, pop and more. The festival also showcases a range of entertainment, including […]Zurich Open Air 2019 Flughofstrasse 21, 8152 Glattbrugg, Zurich, Switzerland Zurich Switzerland
Zurich Open Air is an annual four-day music festival in the Swiss capital of Zurich. The multi-genre event regularly hosts the biggest and best names from across the board; featuring rock, indie, electronic, hip-hop, pop and more. The festival also showcases a range of entertainment, including circus acts and performances, as well as a range of international cuisines.
“Zurich Open Air puts the ‘f’ into festival, with its camping field quality line-up of musicians ranging from newcomers to established stars”
This year’s edition of Zurich Open Air boasts one of the biggest festival lineups of the season. Day one will welcome The Chemical Brothers, Alan Walker and Jorja Smith among many other talents. World-renowned talents Calvin Harris and Billie Eilish will headline day two of the event; alongside Foals, Jungle, Modeselektor and more.
Day three will welcome The Kooks, Black Sea Dahu and Helena Hauff; headlined by the one and only Swedish House Mafia. Closing out the event on day four will be the likes of Macklemore, Jon Hopkins, Paul Kalkbrenner and more.
Zurich Open Air takes place at Flughofstrasse 21, just outside Zurich. You can find the event at Flughofstrasse 21, 8152 Glattbrugg, Zurich, Switzerland.
The nearest major airport is Zurich Airport, located 10 minutes from the city centre. Zurich has a dense network of trains, buses and trams, making it easy to travel to and around the city. All public transport in the city is free with a Swiss Travel Pass.
Located adjacent to the airport, visitors can travel directly to the festival grounds via taxi. If you are staying in the city, you can take the train to Glattbrugg and Opfikon, or the tram to Bäuler. The festival entrance is located just a short walk from public transport stations. Each entrance ticket includes a round trip by train, bus or tram in Zones 110 and 121.
Camping is available on site, with passes available to purchase for 10 CHF (around $10) in combination with a festival ticket. The campsites are fully equipped with sanitary facilities, including free hot showers and flushable toilets. Visitors looking for a more comfortable camping option can rent a ‘glamping nightbox’, a cosy wooden cabin with beds, power sockets, lighting and more.
A range of hotels and Airbnb’s are also available surrounding the festival area. Popular nearby hotels include 25hours Hotels and Motel One – Zurich. You can explore all the nearby accommodation options below.
The Swiss capital of Zurich offers a range of things to see and do. You can find a number of historical attractions, located throughout the heart of the city. Popular attractions include Niederdorf, Lindenhof Hill, Urania Sternwarte and the Church of St. Peter.
The city also features a number of popular museums such as the Kunsthaus Zurich art museum and the Swiss National Museum. Located next to the Swiss National Museum, you can also find Platzspitz Park, a popular riverside venue, lined with trees and an 1880’s music pavilion.
The next edition of Zurich Open Air will take place from August 21-25, 2019.
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