Charming gem in the midst of fascinating mountains

RADSTADTER CRIP PATH - November 30, 2019–January 6, 2020

Also this year Radstadt presents a romantic christmas crib path along the city wall and in shop windows in Radstadt. The crib path will be presented from 1.12.2018 - 06.01.2019. Those who are interessted walk along 12 cribs on the beautiful snowy paths. The cribs are built by locals and crib builders from the surroundings show their best cribs in special glass boxes and shop windows. The exposed cribs all show the christmas story in their own special way. The crib path will be especially romantic in the evening.

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RADSTADT CHRISTMAS WALKS - December 7., 14. and 26., 2019

This year’s Advent season again features Radstadt’s Christmas hikes. The traditional peaceful hikes through the romantic torchlit “Kaiserpromenade” are organized by the tourist association and take place on

  • 7th Dezember
  • 14th Dezember und
  • 26th Dezember 2019 always from 05.00 until 07.00 pm.

Beginning at the “Schwaigerkapelle”, you are accompanied by wind instruments all the way to the “Loretokirche”,
where you are invited inside by organ music and Christmas carols. Before heading through the Lärchenbach gorge with its “cloud of sound”,
Max Steiner tells his scary yet beautiful fairytales.
At the entrance to the “Kaiserpromenade” a large panel features the Christmas story according to the Gospel of Luke. After enjoying the tasty complementary Advent punch, the path continues past the scented cottage exhibiting Johann Mayrhofer’s beautiful nativity scene. The winter forest looks to be enchanted by the many colorful floodlights after which an Advent quartet awaits you, along with an angel to lead the way.
As you leave the Kaiserpromenade, past the three Magi who followed the star, you’ll have an unmatchable view of the illuminated city of Radstadt.

Also this year’s the “Alp’s longest Advent calendar” is a highlight of this walk. Twenty-four windows, illuminated from within, are positioned along the path, portraying Advent, Christmast and heritage themes.

Entrance fee for the Christmas hike is € 5.00 (children free). A good part of the proceeds is donated to charity. Solid shoes are neccesary!

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Radstädter Christmas market

In the heart of the historic city, the Christmas market adorns the wintry backdrop at Christmas time. On the Advent weekends as well as on two days between Christmas and New Year's Eve, the city dives deep into the Christmas magic. Just too perfect to set aside the pre-Christmas bustle and rummage around in the many lovingly decorated Christmas huts. The offer of goods is unique. The exhibitors score with regional craftsmanship, knitted and crocheted, jewelery and many, mainly homemade goods.

    November 30 and December 1, 2019
    December 7 and 8, 2019
    December 14 and 15, 2019
    December 21 and 22, 2019
    December 26 and 27, 2019

each from 3.30 pm – 8.30 pm

More information for the market you can find HERE

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34. PAUL-HOFHAIMER-DAYS - Festival for Old Music and New Sounds 21 . 24 May 2020

The Paul Hofhaimer days in Radstadt, for years a tip for music lovers, offers 2019 an outstanding program. Old friends and exciting new discoveries bring life to the "Old City in the mountains."

The program from 2019 you´ll find HERE

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27. AMADÈ RADMARATHON - May 24, 2020

The popular and tradition-rich Amadé Radmarathon kicks off the spectacular Alpencup on May 24, 2020.
For the 27th time, some 1,000 cyclists will commence the race in Radstadt, along wonderful stretches of either 95 kilometers distance with a 1,535 meter climb or 146 kilometers with 2,221 meters difference in altitude. The route leads through 8 towns located in the Salzburger Sportwelt, while offering special highlights with breathtaking views, gradients of up to 16 % into the Preuneggtal valley, a 13 kilometer ramp from Schladming to the Dachstein’s Ramsau or a 12 kilometer descent to Filzmoos. Beginners as well as professionals will find this bike marathon to be a personal athletic challenge, accompanied by spectacular vistas of the Dachstein massif, the Bischofsmütze and the Tauern mountains.

Find out more about the program HERE.

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MEGA KIDS DAY - Sunday, July 26, 2020

One day in the year the children in Radstadt have the command of Radstadt - at the 13th "Mega Children's Day", the biggest children's festival in the country of Salzburg. Families rave about calendars and red pencil: On July 26, 2020 (10 am-6pm) the historic Radstadt is again occupied by thousands of children.
There is a lot to do: paint cars, walls, shop windows and faces - to marvel and try out within the thick city walls. Who dares the huge adventure slide? Who dares to climb the 10 m high climbing wall? Meanwhile, shaking hands with Mickey Mouse and his friends and on to the horse racer or the treasure hunt in the haystack. A clown, a puppet theater, a fairy-tale-counter and a magician await the smallest and even the larger ones.
The total fun factor is guaranteed by the Aqua Zorbing, the obstacle course and the children's rodeo. A total of more than 70 game stations can be sampled.
Hot discosound and a lot of delicious to snap up are also part of it.

Infos HERE

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Always at the last sunday in July the legendary "dumpling festival" in Radstadt takes place. The cooks along the Schernbergstraße serve around 20 (!) different kinds of these round treats. Enthusiasts can enjoy dumplings filled with ham, bacon, cheese, liver, plums, mushrooms, jam...
There are even ice cream and marzipan dumplings. A varied program on three different stages, including folk and pop music ensures entertainment.

 Infos: HERE

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56. RADSTÄDTER GARDEFEST - August 7-9, 2020

The big festivity of the Radstadt guard -  in the big tent and the historic town tower international folk-, brass- and partybands will performe and on Sunday there will be the great parade through the village.

Info: www.buergergarde-radstadt.at

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After the mountain mass at the Roßbrand (1,768 m), which can also be reached on the 12 km-long Roßbrand-Panoramastrasse, there is a mountain festivity with folk-music on the summit.

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The Mandling Pan party is a fixed part of the region's calendar of events. All sorts of delicious things around and in the pan and a draft beer, selected wines and a fast-paced folk music.

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30. RADSTADT ARTISANS MARKET - September 5 & 6, 2020

Since 1991 the handicraft market Radstadt takes place on the first weekend in September. This event can be best characterized with "craft up to art" - a highlight of a special kind! Around 100 craftsmen and artists from Austria and Germany take part in the Radstadt market. To see and buy, there is craft between tradition and the present, arts and crafts between crafts and arts and crafts between practical purpose and playful experiment from all material areas such as ceramics, jewelry, glass products, felted, knitted and embroidered, wooden bowls, cans and much more. For entertainment street musicians and street theater. There is also a special exhibition in Zeughaus am Turm during the market.

The market takes place in the entire city center of Radstadt from 10 am to 6 pm

Information HERE

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BRINGING DOWN THE CATTLE - Samstag, 12. September 2020

The cattle of the Untersulzberg farmyard return from the Tauernkarleiten-Alm. At approximately 12:00 am the magnificently decorated animals come through the inner city of Radstadt. Subsequently, the Untersulzberghof hosts a festival of folk music and the farmers offer regional specialties.

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19. Filmfestival Radstadt - November 4. - 8, 2020

In the round of small, ambitious Austrian film festivals, the Filmfestival Radstadt is indispensable. You can see the latest Austrian films, international new releases, local film events and cinematic peculiarities.

Every year the home concept is put up for discussion: the common cliché of the "Heimatfilms" with untouched alpine meadows, steep slopes and green valleys as a longing image, faces topics such as the home sale, the generational change, fleeing the homeland or losing one's homeland. A broad concept of home is discussed. The yearning for freedom, self-determination, integration and solidarity determines the lives of people worldwide as well as in close proximity. Impressive and award-winning documentary and feature films show individual life pictures.

In addition to being able to see films that are otherwise shown only in large cities, the film festival offers space for discussions and opinions and invites renowned filmmakers and actors to audience discussions. The audience has the opportunity to vote annually for a public winning film.

The program of the film festivals you find HERE

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