Harvest festival time and customs in the Salzburger Sportwelt
The Salzburger Sportwelt with its holiday resorts Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, Radstadt. Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, St.Johann-Alpendorf, Eben and Filzmoos makes authentic country life a special experience for guests. Bringing in the annual harvest is a special occasion much celebrated by the farming population. In the Salzburger Sportwelt locals and guests alike can also savour the tasty fruits of their hard work. Restauranteurs and chefs create seasonal joys of the palate and ensure an enjoyable atmosphere with local musicians.
"Festivals need guests“ this saying is taken to heart by the inhabitants of the Salzburger Sportwelt day in day out. Also during Salzburg harvest festival, a special experience for all lovers of local customs and rituals. Enter the world of farming traditions and get to know the local produce in Salzburger Land first-hand: fresh-baked farmers' bread, cheese, milk produce and sausage meats, herb oils and home-made schnaps and of course typical specialities such as cheese gnocchi, meat fritters with sauerkraut or alpine doughnuts. A total of 150 farms and restaurants provide refreshment for guests during harvest festival in Salzburger Land.
- Free admission to the local museums in Altenmarkt, Radstadt, Filzmoos and Wagrain
- Traditional events such as herding the cattle down
- Pumpkin festival
- Concerts by the village brass bands
- view harvest festival programme 2015 as pdf
The harvest festival events - from arts & crafts market to herding the cattle back down to the village can all be attended free of charge and are a wonderful boost to an active day in the mountains.