23.11. - 22.12.2022
From Wednesday, 23rd of November until Sunday, 22nd of December 2022 the Magical Christmas Market opens its gates and welcomes you with its peaceful atmosphere. Gorgeous woodwork and toys, deliciously spiced mulled wine, freshly bake Christmas cookies, roasted almond and home-knitted products are awaiting you.
Opening times 23.11.-13.12.2022:
Wednesday - Saturday from 03.00pm until 09.00pm
Sunday from 03.00pm until 08.00pm
Daily from 03.00pm until 09.00pm
From 26th of November 2022Christmas cruise around the Zeller Lake – a real pleasure for visitors on the Advent weekends.
Mulled wine, punch, Christmas cookies, cradled in music with views of the snow-blanketed mountain world – that’s the way to ring in Christmas.
(except 24.12.: 1.30pm & 3.00pm).
09.12. - 11.12.2022
The two-day BERGFESTival is being held in Saalbach from 9. - 11. December 2022 for the eigth time. The BERGFESTival gets the Alps rocking in many different locations.
This year acts like Billy Talent, Wanda, Clueso and others will await you.
Line Up and further information: www.berg-festival.com
Pictures: ©Daniel Roos, Florian Trykowski, Jonas Listl
Christmas market at the Castle Kaprun
10.12. - 11.12.2022
One highlight of the many Christmas events definitely is the Christmas market at the castle of Kaprun.
There are more than 30 exhibitors and other entertainment like the traditional Krampus-processions.
Further information: www.burg-kaprun.at
On the 14th December 2022 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.
16 musicians and 2 singers offer you a varied program-high-quality big band sound, instrumental and with vocals from popular evergreens to unusual arrangements.
entry: 7 p.m.
Start: 8 p.m.
Rave on Snow
15.12. - 18.12.2022
If you’ve never been there, beware: Three days and three nights, practically no sleep!
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.
This year we will welcome more than 60 artists on 13 floors.
Further information: raveonsnow.com
Pictures: ©Daniel Roos, Toby Stoffels
Unplugged Ski Days
16.12. - 18.12.2022
The Schmitten Winter Opening finally takes place again in 2022 after 2 years off and presents itself in the form of Salzburg's largest unplugged festival in the mountains.
At the "Unplugged Ski Days" from December 16 to 18, the focus will be on acoustic music for the first time on the Schmitten in Zell am See, in addition to the first turns.
The stages are located in the middle of the ski area, and on 3 days, in more than 10 ski huts, more than 20 handmade and real concerts will take place.
A special highlight will be the performances of Austro-Pop newcomer Chris Steger and Alle Achtung on Friday/Saturday evenings.
All concerts are free and accessible with a cable car ticket. Depending on the location, the concerts are accessible by cable car or ski/snowboard. Except evening concerts of Chris Steger and Alle Achtung
New Year´s Eve Concert
31st of December 2022
New Year’s Eve concert with the „Philharmonie Salzburg“
Elisabeth Fuchs Conductor, Elias Keller Piano
With a festive waltz and the rythmic sounds of George Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' at the New Years's Eve concert in Zell am See, we're saying goodbye to the old year and starting into the new one!
The Salzburger Philharmonic and conducor Elisabeth Fuchs set the mood fpr a long New Years's Eve.
Get your tickets now: www.fpcc.at/tickets
Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun
Dutchweek Zell am See-Kaprun will take place from 18th until 21th of January 2023 and from the 15th until the 18th of March 2023. The combination of meters of snow, wonderful slopes, parties and activities will provide the perfect wintersport holiday. We are very proud to add this superb location to our events. Book quickly to make sure you will be there, because you do not want to miss this one!
You can find more information & programme here
And you can buy your tickets here
GP Ice Race
23.01. - 29.01.2023
Ice Week at GP Ice Race
Motorsport is back in Zell am See!
Two days of motorsport under extreme conditions and in an exceptional atmosphere. In January the Zell am See aifield will be transformed into an ice race track for one weekend. Amateur and professional racers, teams and manufacturers of different classes compete for the best performance in ice and cold. A winter highlight for fans of motorized dreams, an intense experience of freedom, precision and speed.
Further information and tickets: www.zellamsee-kaprun.com
3 Days of Jazz
27.01. - 29.01.2023
We are already working with great pleasure on the 7th edition of the "3 Days Jazz"- Festival - our small but fine winter edition of the Jazzfestival Saalfelden. Because the charm of Saalfelden and Leogang shows itself not only on beautiful summer days, but also in the deep snowy winter. This year you can expect concerts in the Kusthaus Nexus and in the Mining and Gothic Museum Leogang.
Friday, 27.01. at the Kunsthaus Nexus at 07.00 pm, 08.30 pm and 10.00 pm
Saturday, 28.01. at the Kunsthaus Nexus at 07.00 pm, 08.30 pm and 10.00 pm
Sunday, 29.01. at the Mining and Gothic Museum at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm
More information: jazzsaalfelden.com
04.02. - 12.02.2023
At the international Winter Balloon Week in the Zell am See-Kaprun region, you can take a ride with the hot air ballon above the wintry landscape of the Hohe Tauern with unique views.
Across the mountains by hot air balloon. During balloonalps 2022, you get the unique chance to take a passenger hot air balloon ride across the wintry Zell am See-Kaprun region. Winter is the best time for balloon rides also for passengers because the cold air, blue sky and the low position of the sun guarantee the best view. Take a tour and you will be rewarded with beautiful views to the wintry mountains of the Hohe Tauern.
Information and tickets: www.zellamsee-kaprun.com
Shrove Tuesday Party 2023
Carnival Tuesday is also celebrated in 2023 on the town square in Zell am See.
The fifth season of the year: For many people it's the most important one. On Shrove Tuesday colourful costumes, cheerful songs and good mood provide warming moments during the cold winter months. Funny kids programme and bouncy castle for children. Later on the party goes on in the several bars and restaurants.
Within the scope of the popular "Neb'n anond" (side-by-side) slalom, with a race classification and an average classification! An absolute must for all friends of nostalgia and fun for participants and spectators.
18.03. - 25.03.2023
This is the seventh time that Saalbach Hinterglemm is holding the ”Dutchweek”.
From 18th to the 25th of March, 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.
There will be a program for every taste!
More information and tickets: dutchweek.nl
World Rookie Tour Finals
20.03. - 25.03.2023
The Rookie Tour crew travels all over the world to again to find the best Snowboard Freestyle youngsters and give them a spot at the World Rookie Snowboard Finals at the Kitzsteinhorn.
They will show their incredible skills at the Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn which offers kickers, a massive superpipe and countless rails, boxes and other obstacles.
Further information: www.worldrookietour.com
Eishockey World Tournament 2023
From the 7th to the 16th April 2023 the biggest ice hockey tournament for junior teams in Europe takes place for the 32nd time at the ice rink Zell am See.