Culinary Festivals

The varied mix of food and drink events in the Hall-Wattens region at a glance

Year 2015

Radish feast in Hall in Tirol
Saturday, 25th of April 2015, Stiftsplatz

Radieschenfest Hall in Tirol

Crunchy red radishes are the reason for a huge celebration in Hall: Some 60% of all the radishes grown in Austria and many other types of vegetable are cultivated in the "North Tyrolean Vegetable Region". The radish harvest is celebrated every year on Hall's Stiftsplatz with musical accompaniment, local delicacies and, of course, radishes.

Little Italy in Hall
19th & 20th of June, 2015, Old Town of Hall in Tirol
10.00 am to 10.00 pm

Italien zu Gast in Hall

La vita é bella! The Old Town area of Hall becomes a lively spot on this weekend, when from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm the Italian food stands take over. The Oberer Stadtplatz becomes the "piazza della festa". Italian market magic and the jovial spirits of Tyrol's southern neighbours keep holiday spirits alive.

Hall Dumpling Festival
17th & 18th of July, 2015, Old Town of Hall in Tirol
Friday: 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm , Saturday: 10.00 am to 10.00 pm

Knödelfest Hall in Tirol

The culinary highlight of Hall's summer events programme will be staged for the 11th time. From 10.00 am to 10.00 pm dumpling fans can indulge themselves, while sampling a wide selection of the popular delicacies. They could be Tyrolean, Indian or Mexican, sweet or sour, but as usual Hall caterers will be treating visitors to over 30 different dumpling specialities. In the morning and again in the late afternoon live bands maintain a convivial atmosphere.

Hall's Autumn Wine Festival
4th and 5th of September 2015, Upper Town Square, Hall in Tirol
Friday: 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm Saturday: 10.00 am to 10.00 pm

Weinfest Hall in Tirol

Hall's popular wine festival is held on the last weekend of August. For two days, 14 vine-growers will be offering solely Austrian wines for tasting and buying. Great music and lively entertainment, served up alongside typical wine tavern delicacies and the finest fermented juices of the grape, help to create a cheerful atmosphere.

Organic Mountain Farmers' Festival
12th of September 2015, Upper Town Square, Hall in Tirol
10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Bio -Bergbauernfest Tirol

"Taste and enjoy delicious organic fare" is the motto at the mountain farmers' festival in September. BIO vom BERG, the trademark of the Tyrolean mountain farmers, and the town's marketing organisation, Stadtmarketing Hall, successfully draw organic food lovers into Hall Old Town. Organic farmers from North, East and South Tyrol, from Salzburg, Trentino and Friuli, offer for sale local specialities produced under controlled organic conditions.
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Hall Farmers' Market Autumn Festival
3rd of October 2015, Upper Town Square, Hall in Tirol
9.00 am to 1.00 pm

Herbstfest Haller Bauernmarkt

Supported by an open-air concert with a local band, the traders at Hall Farmers' market showcase their seasonal produce and local delicacies and also offer some very affordable deals on potatoes, apples and other stored products.

Hall Christmas Market
20th of November – 24th December 2015, Oberer Stadtplatz, Hall in Tirol

Adventmarkt Hall in Tirol

Hall's traditional Christmas market boasts the sort of friendly atmosphere that is now long gone in many of the larger cities. Particularly striking is the unique array of Christmas lights on the Oberer Stadtplatz and throughout the whole of the Old Town area.

Monday to Friday: 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Saturday:10.00 am to 8.00 pm Sunday: 1.00 pm to 8.00pm
Closing time for the catering stalls every day at 9.00 pm.
On 24 December the market is open from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.

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