Gmunden offers lots of exciting  events , for the young and old, culture lovers, music aficionados – there’s something for everyone! The spectacular  Salzkammergut Festwochen Gmunden  festival attracts art and culture lovers from all around the world – for three decades now the cultural highlight of the season has been offering a congenial symbiosis of culture and recreation! A high-class programme including classical music, jazz, theatre shows, performances, readings, architectural talks and much more – all of this against the unique backdrop of the picturesque town of Gmunden.

Pottery Market

For three decades now, on the last weekend in August, Gmunden is all about arts and crafts made from clay, porcelain and other ceramic compounds. For a whole weekend once a year 130 artisans from all around Europe meet at the Traunsee Lake, to turn the town of Gmunden into a large colourful marketplace for high-quality arts and crafts. The market offers visitors and ceramic lovers not only an overview of Europe’s ceramic scene, but with such a great variety of handicrafts also guarantees that you’ll find something of your liking.

As in past years, admission is free!