A Monthly Guide to Living in Basel

​​Descriptions of events for the month are grouped into sections according to the main focus (Basel Events; Markets and Fairs; Sports and Recreation; Workshops, Tours & Education; Entertainment). For each event, we provide a detailed description of the ​what, when, where, cost, and website for more information.

 Welcome to Basel's ultimate monthly information resource!

In our "Information Desks" and other sections you can find practical information on living in Basel that can help you manage your day-to-day life.

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​Each issue includes a color-coded “centerfold” calendar of all the ​events listed in the magazine that you can pull out and use as a guide for the month. The color coding directs you to the section where you can find more information.

We explain some Swiss or specifically Basel traditions and culture to make you feel more in tune with your surroundings.

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Whether you are new to Basel and still trying to find your feet, or have already been living here for some time, we hope that you enjoy reading Basel Life Magazine! Your feedback is most welcome, so feel free to let us know if the information we present is helpful to you and whether there are any other topics that you would like us to write about.

The life of an expat is a wonderfully exciting and educational experience. But at times it can also be rather frustrating as we deal with the daily challenges of learning a new culture, overcome a language barrier, and struggle to find what we need for our families and our sanity!  Basel Life Magazine can help you make the most of your experience in Basel, however long or short that may be. Basel Life Magazine is written by expats for expats, so we include the information we believe will be relevant to you! Ten times a year, we bring you up-to-date information on what to do in and around the city, including events for all age groups and interests, as well as practical information about life in Basel and Switzerland. Here is some of what you can find in each issue, and there is much, much more!