Events in Schärding

Schärding is famous for its beautiful historic sights such as the “Silberzeile” or the “Wassertor”; however, the city is also well known for being the place of large-scale events all over the year. Every year, at the beginning of summer break in Upper Austria, Schärding’s popular “Schlemmerfest” festival turns the town centre into a culinary paradise. Lovers of good food from near and afar come to Schärding to enjoy international culinary delicacies offered throughout the old town, the city square and in the castle park. On three consecutive evenings, visitors can indulge themselves with international cuisine from all around the world.

One of Schärding’s most spectacular locations for holding events besides the city square is certainly the castle park. Surrounded by big trees and beautiful flowers this place spreads a remarkable atmosphere amongst visitors. Guests either enjoy sitting in the shadow of the trees or taking pictures at the selfie point with the gorgeous view over the River Inn to the Schloss Neuhaus in Germany. In addition to a considerable number of concerts, also cabarets and events for children take place in the castle park.

Another famous place where events are located is the Kubinsaal at the end of the Schlossgasse. Named after Alfred Kubin, the concert hall is equipped with modern technology and a spectacular architecture. Interesting art and culture exhibitions as well as readings organised by the Kulturverein are conducted in the Kubinsaal.

The city of Schärding is also the host of the famous “Lichtspiele”, an open-air attraction in the winter season. The “Lichtspiele” include a colourful light show at the town square and, in addition, guests can enjoy a circular path with different light installations through the whole city. Culture-vultures are welcome to join a guided tour through the glittering baroque city and get to know peculiar details about Schärding’s historic past.

In conclusion, it can be argued that Schärding not only offers perfect event locations – it is also fills them with life all over the year. Come to this baroque jewel and convince yourself of Schärding’s extraordinary event highlights!