The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol
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Brixen, the town of the prince-bishops, has long been a popular event location. The creative, sporting, culinary, and cultural events delight visitors from all over the world throughout the year.

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The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Water Light Festival

When? In May

What’s it all about? Water plays an important role in Brixen’s past and present. Each year, artists from the region and all over the world take the opportunity to create artworks related to water and show bridges, fountains, rivers, and other watery venues in a whole new light.

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Christmas market in Brixen

When? From the 1st Sunday of Advent to 6 January

What’s it all about? In Brixen’s cathedral square, traders and caterers from the region offer everything you need to get into the Christmas spirit. Presents, delicious treats to eat and drink, and handicrafts – you’re sure to find just the thing for your Christmas celebrations here.

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Light & Music Show COLORS. A homage to peace

When? At Christmastime from 24 november to 7 january

Brixen Tourism presents the light and music show “COLORS. A Homage to Peace”. Also this year the lighting effects will be produced by the French light artists Spectaculaires. Musical highlights will be provided by a children's peace choir, consisting of young singers from all twin towns of Brixen under the direction of conductor Stephen Lloyd. The choir will sing live on the premiere weekend.

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Bread and strudel market

When? The first weekend in October

What’s it all about? Master bakers from all over South Tyrol traditionally come together in October in front of Brixen cathedral and show off their superlative baking skills. Sample bread, strudel, pastries, and cakes, either on their own or with delicious fillings. Our tip: Bring a shopping bag, buy some of the tasty treats, and give your loved ones back home a delectable souvenir.

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Brixen old town festival

When? Every two years on the last weekend in August 

What’s it all about? The clubs and societies of Brixen celebrate their city every two years at the Brixen old town festival. What can we say? Words don’t do it justice, you simply have to experience it!

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol

Mountain bike Testival

When? In September

What’s it all about? For everyone who’s a passionate biker – and everyone who’d like to become one. At the largest bike show in South Tyrol, renowned manufacturers present the latest developments in materials and trends on the bike market.

The best events in Brixen, South Tyrol


When? In October

What’s it all about? Valle Isarco/Eisacktal is the heartland of Törggelen indulgence. As soon as the wine harvest is over, traditional delicacies are served at wine taverns and farm inns: Schlutzkrapfen ravioli, chestnuts, Knödel dumplings, barley soup, meat platters, and much more. Tuck in and enjoy!


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