St. Anton: Events and Highlights

Winter 2016 - 2017

Advent in St. Anton am Arlberg


Most people can look back on magical childhood memories of excitedly looking forward to Christmas. The eager anticipation, wonderment, lights and sweet fragrances. These feelings can be relived in St. Anton am Arlberg. „Advent Magic in the Park“

St. Anton Ski Open


STANTON Ski Open with Rea Garvey and Gregor Meyle
St. Anton am Arlberg will start into the winter saison 2016/2017 as usual in a sporty way and with a spectacular open-air concert. On December 3rd, Rea Garvey and special guest Gregor Meyle will ensure great entertainment to all Fans and visitors to St. Anton am Arlberg. To follow, starting at 6 pm, we will see Lions Head performing their best.

During the Stanton Ski Open weekend you are also given the chance to test free-of-charge the latest Ski and Snowboard equipment as well as enjoying the AUDI Driving Experience.

Wiltener boys choir Concert


The year idyllically and entertainingly finishes with a concert from the Wiltener boys choir on December 27th in St. Anton am Arlberg.

Ski show "Schneetreiben"


Together with the Ski School Arlberg and Arlberger Bergbahnen Cable Car Co, St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board will be presenting the Ski Show with a whole new look.

Arlberger New Year's concert


Classical music lovers are inspired at the New Year's concert on January 4th. The Ambassade Orchestra Vienna.

Ladies First

07.01. - 28.01.

No matter if you stay in St. Anton am Arlberg, Pettneu, Flirsch or Strengen every female guest can pick up a personal copy of the “Ladies First Booklet” and a small welcome present at the Tourist office St. Anton.

Ski Club Arlberg week

28.01. - 04.02.

The Ski Club Arlberg in the Arlberg region offers its members a very special week in the new year. Under the slogan “experience the cradle of skiing”, various activities are offered to Ski Club Arlberg members over the course of a whole week.

"The White Thrill"


The spring sporting highlight – "The White Thrill" - several hundred skiers, snowboarders, bigfooters and telemarkers meet on the Valluga at 2,650 metres for the mass start.

Arlberger Day of Folk Music

The 2nd Art and Culinary Festival from 3 July to 23 August 2015 in St. Anton am Arlberg is all about the art of cooking and enjoying food.

Over four days in 2014, the ‘world village’ of St. Anton am Arlberg presented itself as a hot spot for celebrity chefs, top vintners and international artists. The great success last year prompted us to expand the 2nd Culinary and Art Festival into an exclusive, cross-border, gourmet event running throughout the summer with a good dash of ‘Alpine flair’ thrown in for good measure.
Master chefs, including Hans Jörg Bachmeier, Paul Ivic, Gustav Jantscher, Edi Hitzberger, Vinzenz Klimmer, Roswitha Kometer, Reto Mathis, Nenad Mlinarevic, Tobias Müller, Josef Viehhauser, and Christoph Zangerl, have already confirmed their attendance. The domestic art scene will also be represented at the 2nd Art and Culinary Festival with works in and from nature e.g. jazz-brunches, country art, cultural tours and concerts.



Around 200 long-distance runners will be at the start of the „Montafon-Arlberg-Sparkassen-Marathon“ to battle over a distance of 42.195 kilometresalong alpine paths and forest trails. The course traverses the provincial borders and connects the Silber Valley in Vorarlberg with the Verwall Valley in Tyrol.

St. Anton Village Féte

18.07. - 19.07.

During „St. Antoner Dorffest“ village festival on the 18th and 19th of July, several local clubs and groups are going to cheer locals and guests in St. Anton am Arlberg pedestrian zone with dance, traditional music, Tyrolean gastronomy, art and handmade products, but also competitions and much more with lively entertainment. All these surrounded by beautiful alpine meadows and mountains.

Arlberg Jakobi Run - Half Marathon


The Jakobi Run half marathon on July 25th is of great significance to participants of the “White Thrill” ski race. The 21.1 kilometre long run is the second discipline of the legendary „Arlberg Eagle“ mountain triathlon. The „Arlberger Jakobi Run“ leads from the centre of St. Anton through ever-changing landscapes to Nasserein, St. Jakob and Schnann. After crossing the Rosanna River, the route leads down the southern banks of the river and back in the direction of St. Anton, through the pedestrian zone and back to the original starting point. Runners have to contend with an altitude difference of 170 metres during the race.

The third and final discipline of this worldwide unique mountain triathlon is the „Arlberg Bike Marathon“ on August 23rd, where contestants have to master a distance of 42 kilometres with a maximum incline of 24 per cent and 1,400 metres in altitude difference.

Parish Fairs in St. Jakob, Pettneu, Flirsch and Schnann

in July and August

Much tradition, folk music and regional fare await the visitors of the annual Parish Fair in St. Jakob am Arlberg. Furthermore, in Pettneu, Flirsch and Schnann.

ARLBERG Giro - International Cycling Criterion

30.07 - 02.08

Traditionally held on the eve of the mountain bike marathon, spectators flock to St. Anton's pedestrian zone to watch this road race sporting highlight: Elite riders deliver exciting duels on a technically challenging and highly visible circuit.



The ARLBERG Giro is already one of the Alpine classics. Over 1,200 participants are keen to put themselves to this test of endurance: How long will I need to conquer the challanging 148 kilometre distance whith 2,400 meters in altitude disdance? Great atmosphere in the pedestrian zone, where the race starts and finishes!

21th Mountain Film Festival, "Mountains, People, Adventure"

26.08. - 30.08.

The 21th annual star studded Film Festival in St. Anton has been organized again by a committed team. Exciting productions will fill the screens all week long at, where many of the film makers, mountaineers, and climbers who played leading roled will be mingling with the many spectators.

Musica & Artificium


Traditional crafts, rows of market stalls offering delicious specialisties and genuine folk music comde together during the last weekend in June in St.Anton am Arlberg for a second celebration of this wonderful event. Visitors can even gather firsthand experience of ancient crafts and traditions at courses and seminars.

Zeltfest St. Anton

05.08.2016 - 07.08.2016

Zeltfest der Musikkapelle St.Anton am Arlberg