Top events: big party in the ski areas for season’s end

02/19/2014 - Selina Sauerland

The winter season is still running full blast, but it is already worth looking ahead at March and April, as there are a number of great end of season events waiting for you in the Alps. If you want to be part of one of them, then you should be quick about it… you will probably not be the only one!

We have put together an overview of some of the event highlight for this season:

© Parov Stelar & Band

© Ötztal Tourismus

th-april:-splash-contest-ski-area-schmittenhöhe-zell-am-see”>5th April: Splash Contest, ski area Schmittenhöhe, Zell am See

Skiers and snowboarders alike will be sure to get wet when participating here! The probably coolest contest in the Alps takes place at approx. 2,000 m altitude. A basin inlayed into the snow and filled with water has be crossed by gliding across the surface. The next round can only be reached if the participant reaches the other side of the pool. However, it is worth it: the prize for winning first place (men and women) is 500 Euros. Further there are items and goodies to be won. From 05/03 you can register for the event on the homepage of the ski area.

th-april:-fire-&-ice-ski-area-hochzeiger-im-pitztal”>15th April: Fire & Ice, ski area Hochzeiger im Pitztal

2 elements which could hardly be more opposite, come together here in this spectacular show: fire and ice! For this event the ski area Hochzeiger is covered in light and colour. Fire & Ice – that means a great show with fantastic power formations and breath-taking stunts performed by the local ski school, as well as a great parade of the Hochzeiger snow cats and a lovely firework at the end. From 19:30 the visitors ascend with the gondola to the middle station. A free shuttle picks up all the spectators from all the resorts within the Pitztal.

© Fettes Brot

rd-may:-top-of-the-mountains-season-end-concert-ski-area-ischgl”>3rd May: Top of the Mountains season end concert, ski area Ischgl

This will probably be the biggest event of the year! Ischgl has managed to get one of the most famous singers on stage of the open-air location on the Idalp. And he will be bringing along a Big Band. Robbie Williams will be performing songs from his current album “Swings both ways”. The concert starts at 13:00 on May 3rd. Entry again is included in the lift pass price.

With these events in sight, the prospect of the season ending is just that little bit more bearable…

  • Wednesday, 19. February 2014
  • author: Selina Sauerland
  • category: Events
  • tag: Austria
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