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.
February, 2 2016 - January, 14 2018
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal
How copper changed the world. The special exhibition in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology traces the history of copper. On display are new archaeological finds from the Alpine region and important authentic artefacts from the surrounding area.
February, 25 - May, 6 To Become Two
The exhibition tells the story of six diverse and contiguous histories; histories of a number of feminist groups that in the period from the 1970s to the present, have built communities in Europe and Australia around a "practice of relationships".
Exhibition in the Gallery Museum.
April, 29
Oetzi Alpin Marathon
Ötzi Alpine Marathon
This very special event in South Tyrol which is open to individual athletes as well as teams, runs under the motto "From Flowering Orchards to High Mountain Glaciers" and involves three very exacting sports disciplines, mountain biking, running and ski tour.
April, 29 - May, 1 Flower Market
The spring highlights in Bolzano at the Walther-Platz square. The town becomes a sea of flowers and blossoms. The town's nurseries and garden centres transform the Walther-Platz square into a sea of colours wafting a myriad fragrances, with a full supporting programme.
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.
May, 26 - 28
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.
June, 30 - July, 9
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.
July, 8
Suedtirol Dolomiti Superbike
Südtirol Dolomiti Superbike
One more UCI MTB Mountainbike Marathon in Alta Pusteria/Hochpustertal (Italy).
July, 13 - 29
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.
July, 16 - 22 Bike Transalp
A mountain bike race through Germany, Austria and Italy.
July, 30 - August, 5 Giro delle Dolomiti
A week sport and fun by bike through the world of the Dolomites with the bike.
August, 10 Goblets of stars
Night time wine tasting on the feast of St. Laurence, when Bolzano's wine producers set up stands beneath the arcades (Portici - Lauben) and subject their vinous achievements to the scrutiny of townspeople and holidaymakers. Bolzano is a true wine town, with vineyards reaching down the mountainsides into the heart of the historic centre. The event is taking place in the streets of Bolzano's old town.
Every Saturday in September 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.
November, 16
Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams - Get Up! Tour 2017
Palasport, 9 pm.
November, 24 - January, 6
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.
November, 24 - January, 6
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.
November, 24 - January, 6
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.
November, 24 - January, 6
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.
November, 24 - January, 6
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.
December, 15
Saslong
FIS Ski World Cup in Val Gardena: Super G Men
Start: 12.15 am.
Info: Saslong Classic Gardena - Gröden
December, 16
Saslong
FIS Ski World Cup in Val Gardena: Downhill Men
Start: 12.15 am.
Info: Saslong Classic Gardena - Gröden
December, 31
BoClassic
BoClassic
Street running race with international athletes. At the international New Year's Eve running world champions, Olympic champions and European champions compete on the circuit through the old town of Bolzano.