The Salzburg Winterfest at Volksgarten park will take place from Thursday, 29th November to Monday, 31st December 2012. Immerse yourself into a world of modern circus artistry, spellbinding acrobatics and great acting performances by Austrian and international artists.
It is supposed to be the most quiet time of the year, but in Salzburg, the weeks before Christmas are jam-packed with traditional and art events which will surely get you into that Christmas spirit.
Salzburg is a true Christmas wonderland, with countless events to pick and choose from for your very own pre-Christmas programme. One of the must-do’s is the Salzburg Advent Festival. read more
On Thursday, 22nd of November 2012, the wait is finally over! At exactly 5 pm, the Salzburg Christmas Market opens its stalls and, just like every year, will be attracting many keen visitors with its huge variety of things to cherish, like roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, filled jacket potatoes, and of course the unique backdrop of Salzburg’s old town.
Browse through the offerings of countless stalls and feel the magic of Christmas time. Some event highlights in the run-up for Christmas in Salzburg:
Situated close to the Amadeohotel, Frohnburg Palace is a true art historic gem and beauty spot of Salzburg. It is one of Salzburg’s landmarked buildings, just a 5-minute-walk down Hellbrunner Allee.
From October 10th to 14th 2012, Salzburg’s whole old town will become a concert venue for the “Jazz & The City” Festival. 100 concerts in 50 different locations are planned and make Salzburg a mecca for Jazz fans.
This October, Austria’s galleries and museums fling open their doors again for the Long Night of the Museums. On October 6th, culture fans of all ages can again rejoice, as Salzburg’s museums offer a colourful programme and a must-see special exhibition. read more
Every year during the harvesting season, the Salzburg region is celebrating the so-called Salzburger Bauernherbst (literally translating into Salzburg Farmer’s Autumn), a series of events all around the region, celebrating the area’s agricultural traditions. Here are some event highlights: read more
The festival around Salzburg’s holy patron, St. Rupert, offers unforgettable days full of traditions, regional food and family entertainment. This year, the Salzburg Rupertikirtag Festival is taking place from September 19th to 24th. There are so many things that are not to be missed! We have listed some highlights for you: read more
In 1617, this wild romantic stone theatre chiselled out of conglomerate rocks, already was stage for Claudio Monteverdi’s opera “Orfeo”, Europe’s first opera production. read more
A palace to celebrate life. This was the intention of Archbishop Markus Sittikus when he asked the architect Santino Solari to build the Hellbrunn pleasure palace. read more