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.
28th July - 5th September
Bolzano Festival Bozen
Bolzano Festival Bozen
One of the most multifarious and interesting events of the summer's cultural landscape. Promising young talents are given the opportunity for encounters and exchanges with well established artists. A programme that stretches from baroque to contemporary music and also embraces the rich musical heritage of Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
26th August - 4th September
Busoni
Ferruccio Busoni International Competition for Pianists
Monteverdi Conservatoire, Domenican Square 19.
4th - 6th September Old Town Festival
At the Court of King Laurin. Attractive programme of music, small theatre performances through to sport amusements and games for all ages.
13rd September Bolzano Bike Festival
A free bike festival, open to all, enabling you to discover parts of the town which are off the beaten track.
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.
18th December FIS Ski World Cup in Val Gardena: Super G Men.
Start: 12.15 am.
Info: Saslong Classic Gardena - Gröden
19th December FIS Ski World Cup in Val Gardena: Downhill Men.
Start: 12.15 am.
Info: Saslong Classic Gardena - Gröden
31st December
BoClassic
BoClassic
Street running race with international athletes.
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.