TOP EVENTS in Salzburger Saalachtal
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.