Events

Wild animal feeding

From 23rd of December

Up to 150 wild animals and holidaymakers can get up close and personal: the new exhibition feeding in the Thumersbach winter forest in Zell am See-Kaprun is an impressive natural spectacle. From 23rs December 2019, visitors can experience native wild animals close up on the adventure tour led by an experienced professional hunter. The sight of the majestic red deer alongside shy roe deer and proud mouflons is enough to take away the breath of both visitors and local residents, young and old.

The adventure tour, which lasts around three hours including transport to the feeding area takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12.30pm.

Parking area and meeting point for all participants is at the barriers just after the Waldheimhof.

Please register via e-mail in advance: schaufuetterung@gmx.at.
Costs for the tour: € 20,00 for adults and € 15,00 for children.

Wild animal feeding

Schmitten Nightslope

From 26.12.2019 to 06.03.2020

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6.30 until 9.00pm, night owls exchange hoots and howls on the ski runs as they sweep down the Nightslope. Freshly prepared and perfectly illuminated, ski run no. 6 at the Ebenbergbahn radiates its lights over the rooftops of Zell am See and seems to lift skiers to the stars. It’s a special kind of snowtime joy, high above the romantic lights of mountain town Zell am See, and the enjoyment is contagious.

Free use of the Nightslope is included in every valid ski ticket. A separate evening ticket costs € 14,- for adults, € 6,- for children and teenagers.


Please note that on days when the Nightslope is open, the Ebenbergbahn closes at 3.00pm.

Schmitten Nightslope

SnowNight

From 08.01.2020 to 11.03.2020

Finally the SnowNight Zell am See starts again on the 8th of January 2019. Every Wednesday evening at 8.00pm you can enjoy an impressive show. At the valley station cityXpress - in the middle of the winterly Zell am See - there is a gigant "Kicker". Snowboarders and freeskiers make a breathtaking event with style and moves in the air.

In addition to the wicked boys there is an awesome show with sound-, light-, laser-, video- and fire-elements.

Free admission.

Snownight
SnowNight

FIS Europacup

17.01. & 18.01.2020

The Women's Europacup Slalom (alpine) will be held on the Schmitten in Zell am See on the 17th and 18th January 2020. The Europacup is an international competition whereby young up- and coming racers have the chance to measure their talent on an international level.

Free entrance!

Time:
1st heat 10.00 am
2nd heat 12.30 pm

FIS Europacup Zell am See-Kaprun
FIS Europacup Zell am See-Kaprun

Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun

From 22.01. to 26.01.2020

Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun will take place for the second time. The combination of snow, wonderful slopes, parties and activities will provide the perfect wintersport holiday.

You do definitely not want to miss this event!

Further information: www.dutchweek.nl

 

Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun
Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun

GP Ice Race

From 01.02. to 02.02.2020

Motorsport is back in Zell am See!

Two days of motorsport under extreme conditions and in an exceptional atmosphere. It was almost forgotten, now it’s back: the traditional race in Zell am See. Amateur and professional racers, teams and manufacturers of different classes compete for the best performance in ice and cold. A winter highlight for porscheans and fans of motorized dreams, an intense experience of freedom, precision and speed.

Further information: www.gpicerace.com

 

GP Ice Race
GP Ice Race Zell am See

Balloonalps 2019

From 01. - 09. February 2020

Up and away: balloonalps and Nights of the Balloons in Zell am See-Kaprun. In the week of 01st to 09th February 2020, around 30 hot-air balloons will grace the region's skies during the Zell am See-Kaprun balloonalps. Depending on weather conditions, every day rides will be offered to the general public and so-called "Fly-ins" will be held, during which the balloonists have to meet specific criteria or challenges.

The Night of the Balloons on 03rd February 2020 in Kaprun and 05th February 2020 in Zell am See represent the highlights of this week, with brightly illuminated hot-air ballons transforming the night sky into a colorful sea of lights. Spectators on both evenings are also offered an entertaining program of side events.

Admission is free. Good shoes required!

Balloonalps

Balloonalps 2020

NostalSki

15th February 2020
 
With the two applications:
2nd Hermann Kaufmann Memory Running from the summit to the town square and
NolstalSki Giant Slalom with two passes.
 
Further information: www.nostalski.com
Nostalgia
NostalSki

Schmitten Nite Race

18. February 2020

Experience the extraordinary show on February 18th 2020 directly in the center of Zell am See, real racing operation in the middle of the town with a breathtaking scenery. This means real slalom poles, real snow and real celebrities. Enjoy excitement and sensational race vibes when the participants catapult themselves out of the launching pad and carve down the pedestrian zone.

FREE entrance!

Schmitten Nite Race

White Pearl Mountain Days

20.03 - 05.04 2020

Between March 20th and the 5th of April 2020, the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn invites you to partake in some wonderful spring skiing.

Enjoy the perfect holiday feeling with great pistes and fantastic weather. “White Pearl Mountain Days" provide the rest of the ingredients for a perfect recipe with: cool sounds, international cuisine, a health and fitness programme, as well as your personal sun lounger - Alpine Lifestyle!

Throughout the day, there is time to seek out the most beautiful huts, restaurants and hotels, which provide a diverse menu of culinary delights, especially created for "White Pearl".

Music is at the forefront and in addition to international DJs and live performances, you will also hear tunes from the e-violin, drums, saxophone, guitars and vocals, providing one highlight after another. Lovers of good music will appreciate every second!

Free entrance! 
Further information: www.wpmdays.at

White Pearl Mountain Days

Dutchweek

18. - 22. 03 2020

This is the sixth time that Saalbach Hinterglemm is holding the ”Dutchweek”.

From 18th - 22md March 2020, our winter guests from the Netherlands will be taking over the pistes and huts again with cool sounds and non-stop party fun during the “Dutchweekend”. Side events, such as the water splashing contest, paragliding and helicopter flights, are perfect activities for a proper party weekend. 

The last years, DJs and bands such as Alive, Bobby Rock, Saxojoe, Vinny James, DJ Maus, DJ Jim, Jay Romee, Ricardo Molina, Jeroen, Royal Beat, Niles Allister, DJ Patrick, MC, Peter Gelderblom, BITB and lots more have rocked the huts.

 

Dutch Weekend

Red Turns - enjoying wine at 2000m

20. - 22.03 2020

Outdoor exercise notoriously provokes appetite. Numerous huts and mountain restaurants are made for the perfect stop after skiing. Whether for a quick coffee in the morning at 2.000 m level, an extended lunch break at one of the sun terraces or an enjoyable après-ski – the catering at the Schmitten leaves nothing to be desired!

You are a connoisseur and love wine? Then you should not miss the Red Turns at the Schmitten. To convince you of the quality of Austria, all wine lovers are heartily invited to taste the marvellous red wines. A great experience between pure fun on the slopes and treats are waiting for all visitors.

All lovers of wine are cordially invited to the tasting so that they can convince themselves of the quality of the “Austrians”. In addition you have the unique opportunity to order all the wines at their direct-from-the-vineyard prices. These will then be delivered directly to your home. Truly a summit meeting of skiing fun and culinary delight await the visitor.

Red Turns - vine consumption on 2000m

World Rookie Tour Finals

30.03. to 04.04.2020

The "World Rookie Tour Final" takes place at the glacier Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun.

Programme follows.

Further information: www.kitzsteinhorn.at

 

World Rookie Tour Finals