Innsbruck twinkles festively at Christmas markets in the Altstadt, Marktplatz and Maria-Theresien-Strasse from mid-November to Epiphany. Kids love the fairy-tale-themed Kiebachgasse and Köhleplatzl.
Innsbruck sees in the New Year by hosting one of four World Cup ski-jumping events at Bergisel.
Every July Innsbruck hosts a series of free classical concerts set against the sublime backdrop of the Hofburg's inner courtyard. The full line-up is available online.
This festival brings baroque concerts to venues such as Schloss Ambras, the Landestheater, Goldenes Dachl and Hofburg.
From classical ballet to gravity-defying acrobatics, dance takes the stage by storm at this festival.