Enjoy a variety of events in the Wachau, in the Waldviertal, or in the nearby capital of Vienna. We will be happy to inform you of the current events and concerts nearby.
Wachau summer solstice
The splendid midsummer celebration takes place every year on June 21. Fireworks, colorful lights on the Danube, and a phenomenal bonfire spectacle in the towns & on the hills along the Danube make the solstice celebration an impressive experience each year.
Wachau Apricot Festival
In the middle of July, the Spitz church square transforms into a festival with the theme of Wachau apricots.
Try regional specialties and experience the traditional apricot parade or a performance by the folk dance group! Of course, you can also buy apricots!
At the Wolkenturm in the Grafenegg castle park, the festival offers a vast array of concerts every Saturday. Enjoy music in the middle of nature in this incomparable ambiance!
In the summer months, sophisticated comedies with music are performed in the wonderful Teisenhoferhof.
Melk Summer Theater Festival
Festival rich in tradition in the incomparable scenery of the Baroque Melk Abbey including performances of contemporary interpretations of great works of world literature.
Wine Spring Festival
During the Wachau Wine Spring, which takes place at the beginning of May, you can try wines from over 100 participating Vinea Wachau wineries.
Feast of Corpus Christi
The Feast of Corpus Christi is a wonderful and unique celebration in Dürnstein - the branches of cherry trees and oak trees are bedecked (the birch trees, which are common elsewhere, are not frequently found in the Wachau), grass is strewn across the street, and Dürnstein residents wear their beautiful traditional costumes.
Wachau Bike Days
For over 20 years, biking enthusiasts have gotten their money's worth in the Wachau during the Wachau Bike Days, which take place in July and include 3 different routes that lead through the world heritage site of Wachau and the Waldviertel.
"Starnacht aus der Wachau"
In front of the picturesque backdrop of Dürnstein, the "Starnacht aus der Wachau" takes place every September. Stars from the world of pop, rock and hit songs will create a great atmosphere at this music event on the opposite bank of the Danube in Rossatzbach.
For over 20 years, the Wachau marathon has taken place at the end of September. A marathon course, a half marathon, and a quarter marathon lead through one of Europe's most beautiful river landscapes.