TOP EVENTS in Salzburger Saalachtal
Carven, ziachn & zithern
Cheeky Tavern Music in the Almenwelt Lofer 9th - 11th March 2018
In the middle of March, when the warm spring invites us to go skiing in the sunshine, musicians are also out and about on the pistes and in the restaurants spreading some good humour with their „Frecher Wirtshausmusik“ at the
Carven, ziachn & zithern event. The
Almenwelt Lofer has everything which skiers and hut fans love: super pistes for carving; amazing views and cosy huts for simply sitting, sun-bathing and enjoying culinary delights.
German Championship White Water Racing & Canoe Slalom
The German Championship in white water racing sport as well as the German Cup race in canoe slalom will take place from the 10th to 13th May 2018 on the Saalach.
At the sixt edition of the
Stoabergmarsch the hikers expect an intensive hiking experience in the Steinberge between Tirol and Salzburg. 4.600 metres altitude difference and 50 kilometres require fitness and perseverance on the 23 and 24 June 2018. In 24 hours the hikers discover and experience the Steinberge between PillerseeTal at the tyrolean side and the regions Salzburger Saalachtal and Saalfelden-Leogang in SalzburgerLand.
The 2nd Saalachtaler Family Festival takes place on the 3rd August 2018 from 13.00 at the football ground in St. Martin. Lots of different play stations are waiting to be discovered by adventurers, big and small.
2nd Via Ferrata Camp
The SAAC initiative (snow and alpine awareness camps) is organizing a second via ferrata camp for beginners and the more advanced in Weißbach from 25th to 26th August 2018. On a theory and practice day the certified mountain guide will demonstrate where the majority of mistakes on a via ferrata are made and what is important to note when climbing.
Harvest Festival in the Salzburger Saalachtal
Large Homecoming Parade
A particularly special event during the
Harvest Festival in the Salzburger Saalachtal is the yearly homecoming parade of the animals from the Loferer Alm. The alm summer for the cattle ends on the 8th September 2018 and they leave the alm beautifully crowned with headpieces and make their way home from their alm pastures to their stalls in the valley.
Lofer Rodeo & SUP championships
At the Lofer Rodeo, from 14th - 16th September 2018, various canoe, kayak and SUP competitions take place: an illuminated slalom race, the German championship in Whitewater SUP, a boatercross slalom and an SUP Cross race. In the evening there is a bar and a boat house party to guarantee a fantastic time.
Bladl Festival St. Martin
On the 30th September 2018 you can try the Salzburger speciality "Bladl" made by the farmers' wives in St. Martin at the Bladl Festival. The "Bladl" are usually made from a rye or potato dough with either a sweet or savoury topping. A local music group will provide the entertainment.
Berweihnacht – Mountain Christmas
Lantern light, the scent of hot punch and atmospheric brass music – that is the tranquil
Mountain Christmas in Maria Kirchental which takes place on the 2nd and 3rd Advent weekends in front of the impressive backdrop of the pilgrimage church Maria Kirchental. A wide range of lovingly-made craft products from the region; Advent concerts in the pilgrimage church and culinary specialities await. With a hot Glühwein in front of a crackling wood fire you will find time to stop and enjoy the moment.