The ultimate winter event 2023/24 guide in Austria

Hannah Neuhauser

This will be the winter of your life! Because this year there are lots of cool events waiting for you in Austria's ski areas. Don't miss any snow highlights with the ultimate Winter Event 2023 Guide.

The latest trends of the season – these are the best Testivals 2023/24

Do you need new equipment or simply want to test the latest winter gadgets and state-of-the-art ski technologies? Then you've come to the right place with a testival. With this event concept, sports brands offer the opportunity to rent their latest equipment and test drive it. This gives you a good insight into the trends of the season. Of course, you will always receive optimal advice from experts.

  • Intersport snow days, Stubai, November 9th to 12th
  • Bergwelten Ski Touring Testival, Kitzsteinhorn, November 24th to 26th
  • Skitestival Mayrhofen, December 9th
  • Winter Start-Up 24, Flachau, December 8th to 10th
  • Freeride Testival, Hochfügen, January 27th to 28th
  • Freeride Testival, Montafon, February 17th to 18th
  • Freeride Testival, Saalbach, March 9th to 10th
  • Testival Stubai Glacier, March 16th to 17th

Winter time is party time with these winter events

Whether it's the opening of the season, the closing of the winter or just an event in between - there is always a reason to party. Legendary parties, live acts and of course après ski atmosphere are waiting for you at these winter events 2023/24.

  • WOW Glacier Love, Zell am See/Kaprun, November 2nd to 4th
  • Top of the Mountain Opening, Ischgl, November 25th
  • BERGFESTival, Saalbach, December 8th to 9th
  • Rave on Snow, Saalbach, December 14th to 17th
  • Electric Mountain Festival, Sölden, April 8th to 12th
  • Snow Bombing, Mayrhofen, April 8th to 13th
  • Top of the Mountain Closing, Ischgl, April 30th

Want something new? These crazy are for you

If you want to experience something new on the slopes in addition to skiing and snowboarding, you should check out the many extraordinary events with a “crazy factor”. Whether building ice sculptures or “water skiing”, there is a lot to experience this year.

  • Big bottle digging, Grossarl, January 14th
  • Art of Snow, Gastein, February 3rd to 9th
  • Watersurf Contest, Ischgl, March 30th
  • Lederhosen Wedl weekend, Zillertal, April 5th to 7th

Winter events 2023/24 in Europe

True winter fans don't let national borders stop them. In addition to Austria, other countries in Europe are also offering cool events and parties this winter.

  • Rise Festival, Les 2 Alpes, France, December 9th to 16th
  • Tomorrowland Winter, Alpe D'Huez, France, March 16th to 23rd
  • Zermatt Unplugged, Zermatt, Switzerland April 9th ​​to 13th
  • Sun and Snow Weekend, Sierra Nevada, Spain, April 5th to 7th

Credits: Florian Dorn

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