Bolzano

Events calendar

Cultural, musical and sports events in Bolzano and South Tyrol. Theater, music and museums.

Date Event
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Weekly markets
Monday piazza Don Bosco. Tuesday via Asiago and via Piacenza. Thursday via Rovigo and piazza Matteotti. Saturday Piazza della Vittoria and adjoining streets.
25th February 2014 - 10th January 2016
Frozen Stories
Frozen Stories
The special exhibition in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology reveals an unexpected aspect of climate change, namely its archaeological side. Objects that were concealed for a long time under the glacial ice are now coming to light. Ötzi was not the only lucky find of recent decades: the thaw has thrown up many other items and fascinating stories from the past.
21st November 2014 - 31st Oktober 2015 Glory and Blood for the Fatherland!
The First World War and Bolzano's Chamber of Commerce. A temporary exhibition from the Mercantile Museum that reflects the history of South Tyrol as seen from an economic point of view.
21st April - 13rd September Wild, free and mobile
An exhibition of photographs by Florian Schulz in the Museum of Nature South Tyrol on the theme of animal migrations and natural corridors in North America, coupled with examples from Europe.
Every Saturday in May Bacchus Urbanus
2.30 pm. Guided walks to the vineyards which yield the local St. Magdalener and Lagrein wines with a visit to a wine cellar and a wine-tasting session.
16th May - 1st August
Bassin ouvert
Bassin ouvert - Clémence Seilles
The first Italian solo exhibition by French artist and designer Clémence Seilles. This project continues a series of presentations by artists who have been invited to mark the thirtieth anniversary of ar/ge kunst with reflections on the associative institutional model of the Kunstverein and the collective dimension its name suggests.
Exhibition in the Gallery Museum.
Free entrance.
29th - 31st May
South Tyrol Gourmet Festival
South Tyrol Gourmet Festival
Here in the streets of the centre you can experience first hand the diversity and high quality of local products: traditional South Tyrolean gourmet specialities..
5th - 7th June
Castelronda
Castelronda
Over this weekend six castles in and around Bolzano open their heavy doors, offering an attractive programme of guided visits, music and entertainment for young and old alike. Mareccio castle, Runkelstein castle, Sigmundskron castle, Boymont castle, Moos castle and Ansitz Schulthaus, Trostburg castle.
6th June
Vine
Night of the Wine Cellars
Wineries along the South Tyrolean Wine Route open their cellars to oenophiles. With a full supporting programme. A shuttle bus takes zou from cellar to cellar between 5pm and midnight.
26th June - 5th July
Music
Südtirol Jazz Festival Alto Adige
Jazz Festival in Bolzano, Brunico, Vipiteno and Bressanone. The stars of world jazz play in the streets, the squares, in medieval castles and in modern theatres. Ten days full of emotions in the heart of the Alps.
11th July
Suedtirol Dolomiti Superbike
Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike
One more UCI MTB Mountainbike Marathon in Alta Pusteria/Hochpustertal (Italy).
13rd - 25th July
Bolzano Danza
Bolzano Summer Festival of Dance
A vibrant meeting place for the presentation and production of modern dance forms. Two weeks of beautiful performances with international dance companies and numerous stages for beginners and experts with important teachers and choreographs.
19th - 25th July Craft Bike Transalp
A mountain bike race through Germany, Austria and Italy.
26th July - 1st August Giro delle Dolomiti
A week sport and fun by bike through the world of the Dolomites with the bike.
25th August - 4th September
Busoni
Ferruccio Busoni International Competition for Pianists
Monteverdi Conservatoire, Domenican Square 19.
Every Saturday in October Bacchus Urbanus
Until 2.30 pm. Guided walks to the vineyards which yield the local St. Magdalener and Lagrein wines with a visit to a wine cellar and a wine-tasting session.
27th November - 6th January
Christmas Market Bolzano
Christmas Market Bolzano.
Bolzano and the traditional appointment of advent: the Christmas Market with all the typical atmosphere of the preparation of Christmas. The scents of the wine and the christmas pastry shop are stirred to the sounds of christmas music in an indeed only concert.
27th November - 6th January
Christmas Market Merano
Christmas Market Merano.
Precious moments of privacy, solemn moments of meditation during the christmas concerts of breaths and choruses, in the churches or on the Walks along the Passirio river. Many ideas for the Christmas, from christmas decorations, to the slippers in cooked wool, the ceramics, the stoffe traditional, the statuette in wood, the toys and the typical pastry shop.
27th November - 6th January
Christmas Market Bressanone
Christmas Market Bressanone.
One of the animated and rich moments of atmosphere of all the year. Numerous stands propose more typical and original products of the South Tyrol tradition: many christmas objects and ideas gift.
27th November - 6th January
Christmas Market Brunico
Christmas Market Brunico.
The most characteristic handicraft products and confectionery specialties for all the tastes. The "pearl of the Val Pusteria" is the ideal in order to conciliate the fun on the tracks of skis with walks between the charming medieval houses of the Way Centers of Brunico.
27th November - 6th January
Christmas Market Vipiteno
Christmas Market Vipiteno.
In the historical center, coffer of artistic and cultural treasures of the Middle Ages, as well as one long mining tradition testified from one special extension. The imposing Tower of the Twelve, that surpasses the main public square, is the background.
31st December
BoClassic
BoClassic
Street running race with international athletes.