These are the tickets you need to book right now to make the most of spring

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Time Out editors

Spring is here, which means a ton of great events to enjoy. We’ve picked out some of the best, below, but beware – these are certified hot tickets and you’ll need to move fast to get involved. So get booking! 

Witness: The Tour

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What is it? Revel in poptastic entertainment and unabashed stage antics as Katy Perry comes to Zurich. Packed with her shimmy-worthy hits, the show promises to be a spectacle.

When is it? June 1

Where is it?  Hallenstadion, Zurich Oerlikon

How much is it? Tickets start at CHF 89.90


Art Basel

What is it? 300 galleries and more than 2,500 artists showcase the cream of the contemporary art crop at one of the world’s top modern art fairs. Seventeen new exhibitors join this year’s premier lineup.

When is it? June 14-17

Where is it? Messe Basel

How much is it? Day tickets start at CHF 50


Zurich E-Prix

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What is it? Witness fume-free car racing up close, as top brand electric vehicles whizz through Zurich city centre during ABB’s FIA Formula E Championship. The event’s Swiss debut will champion innovative, environmentally friendly car racing.  

When is it? June 10

Where is it? Zurich Enge

How much is it? Grandstand seats price: TBA; entrance to Allianz E-Village: free


Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open

Photo: Augusto Tomassetti

What is it? Stan Wawrinka is the reigning champion, but who will win this year’s ATP 250 tournament, as the Swiss number two joins a line-up including Kei Nishikori and Sam Querrey?

When is it? May 20-26

Where is it? Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vive

How much is it? Tickets start at CHF 10


Dance Festival Steps

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What is it? 36 venues in 31 Swiss cities host the breathtaking 30th anniversary of Migros-Kulturprozent’s much-loved dance festival. Highlights include 12 international dance companies, 76 spirited performances and live music aplenty.

When is it? April 12-May 5

Where is it? Switzerland-wide

How much is it? Tickets start at CHF 35.

Looking for more seasonal inspiration? Check our guides to the essential arts and culture happenings and the best spring events around Switzerland

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