Cultural in Salzburg

Salzburg Festival

The absolute highlight of the city's events calendar is the Salzburg Festival. It's a grand affair, with some 200 productions – including theatre, classical music and opera – staged in the impressive surrounds of th…
Performing Arts in Hallein & Around

Halleiner Festwochen

First-rate musicians and artists draw crowds to the Halleiner Festwochen. The festival is one of the headliners on the summer events program in Salzburgerland, with everything from classical concerts to live jazz, p…
Christmas Market in Salzburg


Salzburg is at its story-book best during Advent, when Christmas markets bring festive sparkle and choirs to Domplatz and Residenzplatz, starting in late November.
Music in Salzburg


This springtime shindig brings orchestral highlights, under Christian Thielemann’s sprightly baton, to the Festpielhaus, as well as choral concerts and opera (Tosca was staged in 2018).
Air Show in Filzmoos

Hanneshof Hot Air Balloon Trophy

In late January Filzmoos hosts the spectacular Hanneshof Hot Air Balloon Trophy. The highlight is the magical Night of Balloons, when 40 balloons illuminate the night sky.
Music in Salzburg

Jazz & the City

Salzburg gets its groove on at some 100 free concerts in the Altstadt in late October, held at cafes, bars and hotels across town. See the website for venue details.
Cultural in Salzburg


Boundary-crossing performing arts – including cutting-edge dance, plays, film, visual arts and DJ sets – are the focus of this event held for 11 days in June.
Music in Zell am See

Zell Summer Night

The free Zell Summer Night festival draws bands, street entertainers and improvised theatre to streets and squares every Wednesday night in July and August.
Music in Salzburg


World-renowned orchestras, conductors and soloists celebrate Mozart’s birthday with an 11-day feast of his music in late January.