The city on the banks of the River Limmat is a hive of activity throughout the year, with its event calendar including the Zürich Festspiele, the Streetparade techno party, the Theaterspektakel, the Zürich Film Festival, the annual Sechseläuten end-of-winter festival as well as many open-air concerts and cinemas throughout the summer. Annual sporting highlights include the Ironman Triathlon, the Weltklasse Zürich athletics meeting and the spectacular  expandcollapse