Event highlights in Meran
In addition to its natural treasures, South Tyrol also has a lot to offer in the cultural sphere. The exciting events programme in Meran and Environs includes numerous internationally renowned happenings and ranges from cultural performances to gourmet events to sporting events. Allow us to guide you through the exciting events awaiting you during your well-being holiday.
Traditional weekly market in Meran
Every Friday, the weekly market in Meran invites you to shop and stroll. Here, you can find fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and cheese, and even clothes. Remember, a little haggling is part of the experience.
Every Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meran’s Saturday Market
Every Saturday, merchants offer South Tyrolean products at this market. The perfect place to buy a souvenir of your holiday! This market offers not only regional but also seasonal goods.
Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Springtime in Meran: the Merano Flower Festival
Everything is in bloom! This event is all about uniting nature and culture in an innovative way. Flower arrangements, garden decorations, and market exhibitions will delight visitors.
Every year from March to May
Traditional Haflinger gallop race and parade
The Haflinger gallop race at the Meran racetrack is a quintessential South Tyrolean tradition. Aside from the race itself, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including a parade of Haflingers through the city centre, children's riding events, and “Goaslschnöllen” – South Tyrolean whip cracking.
Every year on Easter Monday
An after-work aperitivo lungo in the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff
In summer, the botanical gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle invite you to enjoy an “aperitivo lungo” after work on Friday. Live music and tasty treats provide entertainment and good humour.
Every Friday from June to August from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Asfaltart – international street artist festival
Artists from all over the world transform Meran into one big stage at the Asfaltart street artist festival. Circus acrobats, dancers, clowns, musicians, and many others provide entertainment.
Every year in June
Garden Nights – World Music Festival
The Garden Nights in the Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle offer music lovers an unforgettable experience in the atmospherically lit amphitheatre around the water lily pond.
Every year from June to August
South Tyrol Jazz Festival
The South Tyrol Jazz Festival welcomes internationally renowned musicians every year. During this time, everything revolves around jazz.
Every year from June to July
South Tyrol Classic
At this classic car rally, classic car enthusiasts from all over Europe meet in Schenna – where the joy of driving is enhanced by the scenic backdrop of palm trees and mountains.
Every year in July
Tuesday evenings in Meran
This series of events includes concerts, recitals, fashion shows, and various other performances. In addition, the shops are open until 10 p.m.
Every year from July to August
A summer evening in Meran
In summer, the piazza Terme/Thermenplatz in Meran is transformed into a stage for open-air concerts.
Every year in August
South Tyrol Festival Merano.Meran
From classical to jazz to world music – the South Tyrol Festival Merano.Meran offers a varied programme of top-class musical performances.
Every year from late August to the end of September
Autumn in Meran
Autumn in Meran promises vibrant colours, delicious wine, and the South Tyrolean tradition of Törggelen.
Every year from mid-September to mid-November
At the Brassfestival Meran, top international ensembles take the stage in the elegant Kursaal.
Every year from September to October
Grape Festival – Evolving Tradition
Meran celebrates the end of the grape harvest with the traditional Grape Festival. The highlight is the parade with decorated floats, folk dance groups, and music bands.
Every year in October
The Meran Winefestival takes place at the Meran Kurhaus and offers the opportunity to taste and purchase fine wines from all over the world.
Every year in November
Christmas time in Meran
During the most magical time of the year, the old town of Meran turns into a true Christmas fairy tale. The scent of mulled wine and cinnamon fills the festively decorated alleyways, while the traditional Christmas market along the Passer Promenade enchants every visitor.
Every year from Christmas to the beginning of
New Year’s Eve in Meran
During your stay at the Hotel Wessobrunn, you will receive a free Alto Adige/Südtirol Guest Pass. With it, you can use all public transport throughout South Tyrol free of charge, enabling you to conveniently and swiftly travel to even distant events.