The summer events on the sunny highplateau

26. May 2017

Finally: Summer is coming and with it a diverse and exciting programme full of fantastic events. Wether it’s music, culture & delights or sports, there’s a wide range of great and remarkable events for all tastes. We are looking forward to long concert nights, delicious markets, old traditions and thrilling sports events.


A summer full of music

The 6th Mountain Crystal Festival featuring Mario and Christoph remarks the beginning of an exciting season full of music. Sing and dance along finest pop songs, also known as “Schlager”, and best Tyrolean folk music for several days. The Ambassadors of Music from the United States present a wide range of different concerts at the “Ambassadors of Music” Concert Series 2017 – an event well worth seeing! The Seefeld Summer Concerts tell a very special story under the motto “Baroque and modern times”  this year. The music leads its audience through the centuries – simply wonderful!

During the Festival of Classic Music, very special music enchants the stunning scenery of the alpine world. At the Days of Music, renowned and award-winning musicians from all over the world come together. And they share one language: The Music. The diverse programme fascinates and enchants all visitors from the ears down to their toes!


Culture & Delight: Because we simply love it!

We celebrate the beginning of spring and the awakening of the nature: The Mountain Spring Days are the perfect event to do so! You can experience wonderful walks, a delicious organic breakfast on the mountain, a full moon hike, amusing stories from the alp and much more! Tuesday is an important day in the Olympiaregion Seefeld this summer: It’s the day of Seefeld’s Tuesday Market! Here, you can find everything your heart (and stomach) desire – take a relaxed stroll through the market square and the city centre of Seefeld. Another popular highlight of the year is the Grand Strudel Festival of Seefeld’s Publicans. Here, you can find a huge variety of extraordinary, delicious variations of “Strudel”, an Austrian specialty. It’s heaven on earth for those with a passion for good food and sweet teeth!

The Shopping & Wine is an event with lots of atmosphere. The best Austrian wine-growers present their best creations of the year. While you’re enjoying a good glass of wine, you can get inspired by the newest fashion. Another event that guarantees lots of fun and a nice get-together is the Village Festival of Seefeld’s Associations. Live acts, DJs and the traditional dance group “Seefelder Plattler” make this day an unforgettable one! Gourmets and admirers of craftsmanship, attention please! During the Summer Market of Leutasch, the idyllic village turns into an outstanding market square where you can find unique craftsmanship and delightful specialties from the region.

At the White Secco White Night, Seefeld becomes an outstanding fashion capital for one night. The inner city turns into a runway and proudly presents the exclusive fashion of Seefeld’s boutiques. Fashion bars serve delicious drinks and make this night an unforgettable shopping experience.  The Traditional Tyrolean Craft Fair honours the old craftsmanship and unites the “last masters of their guild” who love to show off their scarce skills. Let yourself be carried away by the delicious smell of fresh stone baked bread, admire the traditional alpine costumes, listen to Tyrolean folks music and pamper yourself with heavenly specialties!

It’s all about sports!

The Karwendel March is THE legendary event of the summer. This long-distance hike is an unforgettable experience in the nature and a sporting challenge. There is a reason why it is widely known as “the best hike of the season!”. For sure, this hike will make you get goosebumps of joy – and very tired feet at the end of the long distance. 😉  The Mountain Run “Zugspritz Ultratrail” is another extraordinary sporting highlight. The longest and most challenging route of the mountain run, the “Supertrail”, starts in Leutasch. More than 2.000 participants from all over the world come here to compete against each other and themselves in the legendary ultramarathon.

You are still looking for a challenge and goal for this summer? The 12th International Mountain Run might be exactly the right thing! Register now, put on your running shoes and get ready ;)! The breathtaking views will be even more unforgettable once you’ve earned them like this! The Ganghofer Trail Leutasch is a magnificent half marathon leading through the most beautiful woods and meadows of the Leutaschtal valley. With five different disciplines, you will for sure find the right one. The IML – Unicorn Walk in Leutasch is the perfect hiking event in autumn. Many participants from all over the world come to the Olympiaregion Seefeld, all united under the motto “May walking bring us together”. Times are not important – only pure enjoyment counts these days! You can choose from the most wonderful walking and hiking routes of the region.


If this still isn’t enough music, entertainment, culture and delight or sport, you can find many more amazing events in our event overview.


Photos: Tourismusverband Olympiaregion Seefeld/ Heinz Holzknecht/Hiltpolt/ PlanB/ Stephanie Kratzer

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