This Tyrolean resort’s reputation as one of the world’s liveliest ski destinations is well justified. We take a look at some of the fantastic events in store for those planning ski holidays in St Anton in the 2015/16 season.
St Anton Ski Open, 4-6 December 2015
The resort opens for the season with a fabulous open-air concert featuring special guests Kim Wilde and Sportfreunde Stiller, plus a host of other entertainment.
Arlberg-Pass Krampalar Lauf, 5 December 2015
In the riotous local tradition of Krampus, young lads dressed in carved masks and a ‘devil skin’ accompany St Nicholas on a rampage through the streets of St Anton.
Advent Magic in the Park, December 2015
The festive season is extra-special in St Anton, with its themed trail and focus on tradition and ritual – think cosy open-air hearths, children’s crafts, storytelling sessions in log cabins, local baking, a life-size nativity scene at the Mühltobel Gorge, and brass band concerts. There’s also a Christmas market and lots of carol singing.
Wiltener Boys Choir Concert, 27 December 2015
Festive melodies from one of Austria’s oldest and most venerable boys choirs.
Schneetreiben Ski Show, 30 December 2015
A joint production by the Ski School Arlberg, Arlberger Bergbahnen Cable Car Company and St Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board.
New Year’s Eve Party, 31 December 2015
See our blog on the wild and wonderful New Year’s Eve street party in St Anton.
Arlberger New Year’s Concert, 3 January 2016
A treat for classical music lovers, courtesy of the Ambassade Orchestra Vienna.
Ladies First Week, 9–30 January 2016
Thoughout much of January, St Anton spoils its female guests with a range of special services, concessions and goodies on and off piste.
Ski Club Arlberg Week, 30 to January–6 February 2016
Seven days of special activities for Ski Club Arlberg members.
The White Thrill, 16 April 2016
A spring event that sees several hundred skiers, snowboarders, snowbladers and telemarkers meet on the Valluga at 2,650m for a mass start.