Swinging Christmas

On the 13th December 2018 the well-known event "Swinging Christmas" with the Big Band 2000 takes place at the Ferry Porsche Congress Center in Zell am See. A cosy evening with Christmas songs awaits you. Free entrance.

Inlet: 07.00pm
Start: 08.00pm

Swinging Christmas

Rave on Snow

13. - 16. December 2018

If you’ve never been there, beware: Three days and three nights, practically no sleep, on 10 floors: full throttle – for the 25th time this year.

Rave on Snow is more than just a party. Rave on Snow is the “Christmas party” in the club scene, a wintry gathering that also promises the hottest parties even when it’s below zero.

Rave on Snow has always stood for audiovisual innovation and quality.
Numerous acts have found their way to the line ups at many top international clubs as well as the charts thanks to Rave on Snow.
Most have remained loyal to Rave on Snow over the years and always look forward to presenting their sets at this special event.

More Information: Rave on Snow

Rave on Snow

Flying Advent Market


From 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

The Hinterglemmer lift company would like to invite you to a unique Advent Market which will take place at the 12er Express on 16.12.

The 12er Express lift with its 15 gondolas, will be operating as small Advent stands. The invitation is extended to both locals and guests to come and take a look and indulge in some local delights.

Fliegender Adventmarkt
Flying Advent Market

Audi FIS Ski Worldcup - Men's Giant Slalom

20th December 2018

The FIS Alpine Ski Worldcup comes back to Saalbach Hinterglemm! The men's giant slalom will be held at the Zwölferkogel on December 20th 2018. Save the date!

  • December 19th 2018 17:00 h - Bib Draw at the festival square in Hinterglemm
  • December 20th 2018 10:00 h - First Run at the Zwölferkogel
  • December 20th 2018 13:00 h - Second Run at the Zwölferkogel
Audi FIS Ski World Cup
Audi FIS Ski World Cup

GP Ice Race

Motorsport is back in Zell am See! 19. - 20. January 2019

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.

Ticket sales from October 2018

Further Information:


GP Ice Race
GP Ice Race Zell am See

Wild animal feeding

From 19th 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 19th December 2018, 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, will start for the first time on 19th December 2018 and will then take 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:
Costs for the tour: € 20,00 for adults and € 15,00 for children.

Wild animal feeding

Schmitten Nightslope

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 € 12,- for adults, € 6,- for children and teenagers.

Opening hours:
December 27th 2018 until March 08th 2019 every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6.30 - 9.00pm

Please note that on days when the Nightslope is open, the Ebenbergbahn closes at 3.30pm.

Schmitten Nightslope


Finally the SnowNight Zell am See starts again on the 02nd 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.


Balloonalps 2019

02. - 09. February 2019

Up and away: balloonalps and Nights of the Balloons in Zell am See-Kaprun. In the week of 02nd to 09th February 2019, 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 04th February 2019 in Kaprun and 06th February 2019 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!



Schmitten Nite Race

26. February 2019

Experience the extraordinary show on February 26th 2019 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

15. - 31. March 2019

Between March 15th and 31th 2019, 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:

White Pearl Mountain Days


20. - 24. March 2019

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

From 20th - 25th March 2019, 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 two 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

21. - 24. March 2019

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

Dance Star Austria

05. - 07 April 2019

Zell am See-Kaprun will be Austria’s dance center and „The place to be“ at the Austrian Dance Open 2019! The best dancers will compete at the Ferry Porsche Congress Center for amazing prizes and for the chance to qualify and participate at the one and only DanceStar Finals - World Dance Masters. All DanceStar Tournaments are recognized as unique and highly professional dance events, where the best dancing schools and dancers present themselves, get a recognition from our celebrity and eminent judges, expand on their performance and so much more. Numerous dancers and attractive choreographies guarantee one unique dance experience and spectacle, and for the best dancers many different prizes are waiting!

Dance Star Austria
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