The best celebrations and events at a glance

Numerous of regional events will make your holiday in Eastern Styria a real pleasure. 

We wish you a nice holiday and are looking forward to see you at one of our events.

May

OSTSTEIERMARK GARTENFEST
May 26th 2019
Klosterpark beim forumKloster Gleisdorf

At the ninth Oststeiermark Gartenfest in Gleisdorf a lot of regional producers offer their specialities, like selfmade juice, vine, chocolate, vinegar or cakes, also crafts or jewellery is available there. During the festival, which goes from 10 am. to 7 pm., some of the exhibitors give lectures about their products and the nature of eastern Styria.


FESTIVAL KOMM.ST
May 10th – June 8th 2019
ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee - www.apfelland.info

During the four weeks of the KOMM.ST-festival a lot of avantgarde-artists work in different historic or old-fashioned places in the Region ApfelLand Stubenbergsee, so their modern art meets old places.


TAG DER OFFENEN ATELIERTÜREN IN DER STEIERMARK
May 26th 2019
takes place in whole Styria

On this special day over 210 styrian artists open their studio, so that visitors can have a closer look to their working space and their art work, like paintings, sculptures or ceramics.


LITERATURSOMMER IN HARTBERG
May 31st – July 14th 2019
Hartberg - www.hartbergerland.at

The Literatursommer in Hartberg brings authors and their literature to different places in Hartberg, for example the castle, gardens or to the museum. The stories and poems are presented together with music, wine and some regional snacks.
 

June

GARTEN-LUST-FEST
June 1st – June 2nd 2019
in all gardens of Garten-Lust 

The most beautiful gardens of eastern Styria open their doors for visitors during the Garten-Lust-Fest, which takes garden-friends to lovely private gardens, to big public gardens or gardens of companies. There are also guided tours through the gardens and lectures about gardens and plants provided, regional products, like food and art, are offered too.


 
SCHWAIGEN REIGEN
June 8th 2019
in all cottages on the Wechsel

This event takes friends of hiking from cottage to cottage on the Wechsel, where music an folk-dance-groups entertain the visitors while they take a break from their hiking-tour.


“VORAUERZÄHLT” – STORYTELLING FESTIVAL VORAU
June 12th, June 16th und June 21st 2019
Vorau - www.joglland-waldheimat.at

This international Storytelling-festival presented by Folke Tegetthoff takes place in the most historic places in Vorau, for example the open-air-museum. People from all over their world tell here their personal or fictious stories in their own way, so the audience could laugh and cry together with the storytellers.


MTB-MARATHON IM NATURPARK PÖLLAUER TAL
June 15th 2019
Pöllau bei Hartberg - www.naturpark-poellauertal.at

The mountainbike-race takes the race participants through the nature park Pöllauer Tal while the audience got entertained by a side-program.


STYRIAN SUMMER ART
June 27th – July 18th 2019
Naturpark Pöllauer Tal

During the Styrian Summer Art over twenty workshops are offered in different places in the nature park Pöllauer Tal, where participants can create paintings, sculptures etc. on their own.
 

July

MUSEUMSFEST IN VORAU
July 7th 2019
Freilichtmuseum Vorau
Museumsweg 5, 8250 Vorau

The open-air-museum open its doors for different regional exhibitors, who offer food, drinks, herbs, jewellery and decoration for sale while there’s an diversified entertainment-program for the visitors of the festival.


 
KRAPFENKIRTAG IN MÖNICHWALD
July 21st 2019
Dorfplatz Mönichwald
8252 Mönichwald

This festival offers visitors over 10.000 Krapfen, the Austrian version of a donut, which are available in about hundred different sorts while there’s also music and a lottery.


VOLLMONDKONZERT IM KULM-KELTENDORF
July 16th 2019
Kulm-Keltendorf
Kulming 50, 8212 Kulm bei Weiz

Visitors can enjoy the mystic atmosphere of the celtic village on the Kulm during the evening, while the Band “QUEA UMMI” plays their iro-scottish music and special products can be bought at the night-market.


ULTRA RAD CHALLENGE
July 19th – July 20th 2019
Ökoregion Kaindorf - www.oekoregion-kaindorf.at

“24 hours passion. Emotion. Endurance.” – this is the motto of the Ultra Rad Challenge, where bikers are able to take part in a 24-hours-race or other races.


TIP KIRTA IN GLEISDORF
July 26th – July 27th  2019
Innenstadt Gleisdorf - www.gleisdorf.at

On July 26th and 27th a big market takes place in the city of Gleisdorf, where lots of food, drinks and sweets are offered while bands play music and a lot of entertainment is offered.
 

August

HARTBERGERLAND WELTRADSPORTWOCHE
August 9th – 16th 2019
Hartbergerland - www.hartbergerland.at

Over 190 bike races take place in the Hartbergerland from 9th to 16th of august, where bikers from more than 30 nations take part.


 
NIVEA FAMILIENFEST
August 10th - 11th 2019
Parkplatz der H20-Therme Sebersdorf
Sebersdorf 300, 8271 Bad Waltersdorf

This festival for the whole family offers a lot of entertainment especially for children, for example Go-Carts, soccer or an diversified program on the stage.


RADJUGENDTOUR OSTSTEIERMARK 2019
August 21st - 28th 2019

For five days one of the biggest bikerace for teenager takes place in eastern Styria, where young bikers between 15 and 17 years from different nations join the competition.


JOGLLAND KRAFTSPENDEKIRTAG
August 18th 2019
Kraftspendedörfer Joglland
Strallegg 100, 8192 Strallegg

An Event which offers a wide entertainment program for the whole family with free entrance, where amongst other things a Schuplattler-Show or an competition between the mayors of the Kraftspendedörfer takes place.


CLARIARTE
August 24th – September 1st 2019
Stadt Hartberg - www.hartbergerland.at

ClariArte is an international music festival, where clarinet musicians from all over the world learn from each other and make music together. The concerts of the festival participants take place in different locations in the city of Hartberg.


MULBRATLFEST IN WEIZ
August 31st 2019
Innenstadt Weiz - www.tourismus-weiz.at

A festival in Weiz, where a typical Austrian speciality “Karree” is in the focus of the event.
 

September

STERNWANDERUNG AUF DEN RINGKOGEL
September 1st 2019
Hartberg - www.hartbergerland.at

A hiking-tour through the Hartbergerland, which ends on top of the Ringkogel, the mountain of the city Hartberg.


BLUMENKORSO DER STEIRISCHEN BLUMENSTRAßE
September 1st 2019
St. Lorenzen/Wechsel - www.st-lorenzen-wechsel.at

This festival shows visitors the most beautiful flowers and flowercreations of the region.


ALMENLAND KIRTAG AUF DER TEICHALM
September 7th – September 8th 2019
Teichalm bei der Latschenhütte
Teichalm 134, 8163 Fladnitz an der Teichalm

A traditional Austrian festival, where folk music, national dress food and drinks are presented.


APFELSTRAßEN ERLEBNISFAHRT IM APFELDORF PUCH
September 8th 2019
Apfeldorf Puch bei Weiz
Steirische Apfelstraße, Nr. 100, 8182 Puch bei Weiz

A journey with over 22 stations along the “Steirischen Apfelstraße”, where you can learn all about the Styrian apples and the products made of apples.


4. SCHÖNAUER WINZERTAG
September 22nd 2019
Schönegg bei Pöllau - www.naturpark-poellauertal.at

On September 22nd the winegrower of Schönegg open their doors to present their wine together with fine food and good folk music.


WINZERFEST BAD WALTERSDORF
September 29th 2019
Dorfplatz Bad Waltersdorf - www.badwaltersdorf.com

The Winzerfest in Bad Waltersdorf is some sort of a market, where local winegrowers present their own wines together with delicious food and music, there is also a show of folk dancing.

October

WINZERFEST IM HARTBERGERLAND
October 6th 2019
Hauptplatz Hartberg - www.hartbergerland.at

During the Winzerfest in Hartberg the city centre turns into a big market where local winegrowers sell their own wines together with fine food. There is also a showprogramm with folkmusic.


HERBSTBALLONWOCHE IN HOFKIRCHEN
October 2019
Ballonhotel Thaller, Hofkirchen
Hofkirchen 51, 8224 Kaindorf


During this week it’s all about hot-air balloon rides in Hofkirchen and at the end of the week there’s the traditional autumn-market of Hofkirchen.


STURMWANDERTAG
October 2019
Stubenberg - www.apfelland.info

On this day the local winegrowers invite to a special hiking tour, where guests wander from one Buschenschank to another, where they can enjoy the delicious wine and food of the region.


APFELMONTGOLFIADE
October 2019
Apfeldorf Puch - www.apfelland.info

An event for fans of hot-air balloon rides, where many teams from all over Europe come to Puch bei Weiz to start their balloons.


ORF RADIO STEIERMARK WANDERTAG “RUND UM DIE HIRSCHBIRNE”
October 26th 2019
Pöllau - www.naturpark-poellauertal.at

A traditional hiking tour through the nature park Pöllauer Tal, where’s along the way a big entertainment program and at the end of the route there’s kind of a festival, where music is playing.


 
VOGELBEER-WANDERTAG
October 26th 2019
St. Kathrein am Offenegg - www.st-kathrein.at

A hiking-event where along the “Vogelbeer-Panoramaweg”, a route with a beautiful view where’s all about the rowan, a lot of stations with food and drinks are positioned, so people can enjoy the hiking-tour and the local specialities.
 

November

ADVENTZEIT IM WUNDERSCHÖNEN WEINGUT
November 9th – December 21st 2019
Weingut Glatz
Wagerberg 25, 8271 Bad Waltersdorf

During the time before Christmas the winegrower family Glatz invites to hot wine and punch at their winery in Bad Waltersdorf. There’s also a market, where guests can purchase handmade art and delicious Christmas sweets. 


LICHTERLEUCHTEN
November 2019
Hauptplatz St. Ruprecht an der Raab - www.tourismus-weiz.at

In the time before Christmas there’s a nice advent market in St. Ruprecht/Raab with lots of handmade art, food and punch.


HARTBERGER WEIHNACHTSZAUBER
November 29th – December 23rd 2019
Hartberger Innenstadt - www.hartbergerland.at

During advent the city of Hartberg is decorated with beautiful Christmas lights and there’s also a market with regional products in the city centre.


ADVENT IN GLEISDORF
November 29th – December 22nd 2019
Hauptplatz Gleisdorf - www.gleisdorf.at

The city centre of Gleisdorf turns during the time before Christmas in a typical Austrian advent market, where lots of sweets, punch and food is offered to the visitors, but also handicraft is available. 


 
WEIZER WEIHNACHT
November 30th – December 21st 2019
Weiz - www.tourismus-weiz.at

With its beautiful Christmas lights the city of Weiz fascinates a lot of visitors, who stroll through the city and the nice advent market in Weiz, where food, punch and crafts are offered.


FRIEDBERGER ADVENTMARKET
November 29th – December 22nd 2019
Friedberg - www.friedberg.at

Good muic, fine food, delicious punch and beautiful crafts – these are the things waiting for visitors at the Advent market of the city Friedberg.


ABAKUS PRÄSENTATION
November 2019
Apfeldorf Puch - www.apfelland.info

The presentation of the famous Abakus, a schnaps made of apples, the region is famous for.


TRADITIONELLER CHRISTKINDLMARKT IM IDYLLISCHEN WAISENEGG
November 30th – December 1st 2019
Wirtshaus Gallbrunner, Waisenegg
Waisenegg 78, 8190 Birkfeld

On the first weekend of advent there’s a nice market at the inn of family Gallbrunner in Waisenegg.


ST.JAKOBER ADVENT
November 30 th – December 15th 2019
St. Jakob im Walde - www.joglland-waldheimat.at

During the advent some markets take place in the winter wonderland of the Region Joglland-Waldheimat, where lots of crafts are offered, like lanterns and Christmas tree decoration.

December

PÖLLAUER GASSENADVENT
December 6ht – December 8th 2019
Lamberggasse in Pöllau - www.naturpark-poellauertal.at

The alley Lamberggasse turns for one weekend into a wonderful Christmas market with wonderful lights, delicious food, punch and handmade products.

CHRISTKINDLMARKT TEICHALM
December 7th/8th, December 14th/15th 2019
Latschenhütte Teichalm
Teichalm 134, 8163 Fladnitz an der Teichalm

A typical Austrian advent market on the alp Teichalm.


JOGLLAND ADVENT G’SPIAN
December 14th and December 15th 2019
Freilichtmuseum Vorau
Museumsweg 5, 8250 Vorau

On this weekend the open air museum in Vorau turns into a big Christmas market with beautiful decoration, a big market and a special entertainment program for children.


KATHREINER ADVENTGENUSS
December 14th and December 15th 2019
St. Kathrein am Offenegg - www.st-kathrein.at

The village St. Kathrein am Offenegg is on this weekend full of Christmas lights, music and marketplaces, where handmade art, food and drinks are offered.


4. FAMILIENSKIFEST IN DEN OSTSTEIRISCHEN SKIREGIONEN
December 15th 2019
In the ski areas of Joglland-Waldheimat and Naturpark Almenland - www.joglland-waldheimat.atwww.almenland.at

On this day in the ski areas of the regions Joglland-Waldheimat and naturepark Almenland special offers are available for families with children, for example 100% discount on ski passes for children under 15 years.


EDLSEER WEIHNACHT
December 16th 2019
Atrium im Quellenhotel Bad Waltersdorf - www.badwaltersdorf.com

The famous music group the Edlseer give a concert in calm advent atmosphere at the Quellenhotel in Bad Waltersdorf.


BRATAPFELZAUBER IN ANGER WANDERUNG ZUR WINTERSONNWEND
December 21st 2019
Hauptplatz Anger - www.apfelland.info

A small festival in a nice advent atmosphere, where’s all about baked apples.

WANDERUNG ZUR WINTERSONNWEND
December 22nd 2019
Fischbach - www.joglland-waldheimat.at

A hiking tour which starts early in the morning, where people walk to the famous “Teufelstein”, an extraordinary looking stone on top of a small mountain, to watch the sun rise in the morning of winter solstice.


WEIHNACHTLICHE CHRISTMETTENWANDERUNG
December 24th 2019
St. Kathrein am Hauenstein - www.st-kathrein-hauenstein.at

A beautiful hiking-tour through the winter wonderland of St. Kathrein am Hauenstein to the annual Christmas mass.


TANZ DER BALLONE UND SILVESTERFEUERWERK
December 31st 2019
Heiltherme Bad Waltersdorf - www.badwaltersdorf.com

A New year’s eve party at the thermal spring of Bad Waltersdorf with fireworks after midnight and a hot-air balloon show in the late afternoon.
 

January

NEUJAHRSKONZERT
January 11th 2020
Schloss Pöllau
Schloss 1, 8225 Pöllau

A concert of classical music in the castle of Pöllau, where local musicians and singers perform the music of Mozart, Beethoven etc.


VOLLMOND SCHNEESCHUHWANDERUNG
January, February 2020
Stoakoglhütte, Sommeralm
Sommeralm 122, 8172 Heilbrunn

A guided hiking-tour through the winter wonderland of eastern Styria with special snow shoes.
 

February

NIGHT RACE DER WEINBETRIEBE
February 2nd 2020
bei allen teilnehmenden Urbanus®-Winzer der Oststeirischen Römerweinstraße

A festival of the local winegrowers, where people are invited to visit their wineries along the “Römerweinstraße”, where special show-rituals are celebrated in memory of the roman wine culture.


KINDERFASCHING
February 25th 2020
Gleisdorf, forumKLOSTER
Rathausplatz 5, 8200 Gleisdorf

A carnival party in Gleisdorf for children with a funny entertainment program for the little visitors.


FASCHINGSPARTY IN HARTBERG
February 25th 2020
Hartberger Innenstadt

A big party for all carnival fans in the city centre of Hartberg with music, food and drinks.

April

KAINDORFER OSTERMARKT
Genauer Termin folgt
Einkaufsgarten Loidl, Kaindorf
Kaindorf 300, 8224 Kaindorf bei Hartberg

A market before Easter, where local producers offer their crafts, food and drinks. There’s also an exciting side program to entertain especially the children of the visitors.


STEIERMARK FRÜHLING IN WIEN
April 2nd – April 5th 2020
Wiener Rathausplatz, 1010 Wien

A festival which takes place in Vienna, where Styria visits the capital of Austria and typical Styrian food, drinks, wine, folk dances and music is offered.


OSTERNEST
In den Wochen vor Ostern 2020
Weingut Glatz, Bad Waltersdorf
Wagerberg 25, 8271 Bad Waltersdorf

A nice little Easter market at the winery of family Glatz in Bad Waltersdorf.


OSTERMARKT IN WEIZ
April 4th 2020
Weizer Innenstadt - www.weiz.at

On Palm Sunday a traditional Easter market takes place in the city centre of Weiz, where ceramics, honey and crafts are offered. There’s also an special program for children, with lot of games and a bouncy castle for example.


ORF RADIO STEIERMARK LAUF
voraussichtlich 4. April 2020
Bad Waltersdorf - www.badwaltersdorf.com

A running event, where the participants of the race run through the beautiful region of Bad Walterdorf.


OSTERHASENKIRTAG
April 5th 2020
Fischbach - www.fischbach.at

A festival on Palm Sunday in Fischbach, where folk music is played and regional specialities are offered. The wooden Easter bunnies, Fischbach is famous for, are in the center of the festival.


PÖLLAUER GENUSSFRÜHLING
April 25th 2020
Schloss Pöllau
Schloss 1, 8225 Pöllau

A festival in the castle of Pöllau, which is especially for gourmets and friends of the Styrian kirchen. Food and drinks are offered, music is played and there’s also extensive entertainment program for adults and children.


APFELBLÜTENFEST AM HOCHGARTL IN PUCH
April 26th 2020
Apfeldorf Puch - www.apfelland.info

A festival in the middle of hundreds of blooming apple trees with lots of delicious food and drinks.


 
SLOW-FOOD-BIO-FEST IM HOTEL RETTER
2020
Retter Hotel Bio Restaurant Pöllauberg
Pöllauberg 88, 8225 Pöllau

A food-festival with lots of specialities of the region at the hotel Retter in Pöllauberg.

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