Event highlights and culinaric events

A varied mix of interesting events in the Hall-Wattens region – in annual summary form


Radish Festival
29. April 2023, Old Town
10.00 am to 04.00 pm

The area around the villages of Thaur and Absam is often referred to the largest vegetable garden in Austria. 60% of all radishes cultivated in Austria are grown here in the North Tyrolean vegetable-growing region, along with many other vegetables. The harvest is celebrated at the annual Radieschenfest radish festival with music, local delicacies and plenty of radishes!


Burgsommer Hall in Tirol 2023
June 2023, Hall in Tirol

The BurgSommerHall festival is a an event which puts it's focus on diverse cultural activities.
The BurgSommerHall is a "Green Event" in Tyrol.


Stone pine days on the Glungezer
30th of June to 2nd of July 2023, Glungezer mountain resort

The stone pine is also called the "Queen of the Alps" - but it certainly rules on the Glungezer. Here, where the largest stone pine forest in Central Europe is located and its characteristic scent is always in the air, is the ideal place to celebrate the Tyrolean stone pine days.


Summer party in the mountain adventure world "Kugelwald am Glungezer"
July 2023, Kugelwald am Glungezer

In summer 2023 the annual summer festival takes place in the mountain adventure world "Kugelwald am Glungezer". A feast for the whole family! Experience the mascot Zwugl (fairy tale festival) in the Kugelwald, discover the nature around the mountain adventure world with a forest educator and celebrate with us at the subsequent children's concert "Geraldino". The Alpengasthaus Halsmarter provides food and drink.


Square and summer concerts in the villages of the region
June til August 2023

In the towns of the Hall-Wattens region there are summer concerts by the local music bands as well as Tyrolean evenings.

Absam Almabtrieb am Friedrichshof (3)

Spectacular Cattle Drives
September 2023

Celebrate the return of the animals from the alpine pasture with the farmers in the region. After an accident-free alpine summer, the return of the animals is celebrated in the fall with an alpine cattle drive. Following the traditional abortion of the animals in which they are decorated with bells, flowers, colorful ribbons and bushes, guests and locals celebrate the healthy return of the animals with culinary delights and music. “Small but nice” under this motto, farmers in the Hall-Wattens region celebrate the tradition at traditional farm festivals far from mass tourism.

Bauernmarkt (2)

Hall Farmers' Market Autumn Festival
October 2023, Oberer Stadtplatz, Hall in Tirol

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.

Adventmarkt viele Leute

Traditional Christmas Market
25th of November - 24th of December 2022, upper square, Hall in Tirol

Over a mug of hot spiced wine, enjoy the romantic Advent market in the historical section of Hall in Tirol and savor the festive atmosphere of the Christmas season.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 3 tilll 8 pm
Saturday 10 am till 8 pm
Sunday 1 till 8 pm

Curfew for all gastronomic stations is 9 pm.
At Christmas Eve the market has open from 10 am till 1 pm.


Easter Market and exhibition „Kunst am Ei“ ("art on the egg")
April 2023, Hall Stiftsplatz, Barocker Stadtsaal, 9 am to 17 pm

Around 35 booth operators at the Easter market in Hall offer Easter nests, candles and eggs of all kinds, as well as various Easter decorations. There are also Italian specialties, organic products, regional delicacies and Easter specialties made from chocolate. Younger visitors can marvel at rabbits and lambs at the petting zoo and make Easter gifts at the craft stand. There is also the exhibition "Art on the Egg" to admire.