Visitors to the traditional Spitz Apricot Fair every year in mid-July delight in the fluffy apricot dumplings, fruity apricot punch and fine apricot brandy. The traditional parade with King Marillus and Princess Apricosia is among the highlights of the fair. In Everything’s Apricots (Alles Marille) in Krems, the highlight comes when the huge apricot cake is sliced.
Dates in 2020: Spitz: July 17 to 19 Krems: July 10 to 12
This age-old tradition is cultivated in splendid and enjoyable ways in more than 20 places in the Danube region Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal. Torch-lit vineyards, impressive fireworks and wonderful opportunities for special moments are what make solstice celebrations in the Wachau and Nibelungengau so memorable every year. 20.6.2020 - Wachau 27.6.2020 - Nibelungengau
GLATT&VERKEHRT is a festival in July that takes audiences on musical voyages of discovery around the globe. The program of events ranges from authentic, traditional and contemporary music from various cultures and brings artists from (nearly) all parts of the world to Krems and into the Wachau. What all of them have in common is a desire to explore their own musical roots – regardless of whether these roots are in folk music, jazz, classical or the avant-garde. Venues such as Göttweig Abbey, the Winzer Krems winery and Spitz castle serve as backdrops for these concerts by international musicians. Date in 2020: July 10 to 26
Krems is the venue for the Donaufestival on two weekends at the end of April and the beginning of May. International musicians and artists present their works, performances and installations. Date 2020: April 24 to 26, April 30 to May 2
About 35 businesses in the Wagram region celebrate “Loess Spring” from mid-April till mid-May. Inns, wineries, excursion sights and restaurants invite visitors to explore and enjoy. The Wagram Treasure Map is your guide to this adventure rally. The treasure hunt is an entertaining way for wine, culture and nature enthusiasts to explore the mysteries of the typical loess landscape on their own during Wagram Loess Spring. One highlight of the Loess Spring is “Spring Awakening on the Wagram”, where the winemakers in the Wagram wine region open up their cellars in eight municipalities and invite visitors to sample the new vintages. Date 2020: May 2 to 24
With its thousands of flowers and unique floral artworks, the international flower show presents, from 03. bis 07. September 2020, nature in all its incomparable splendor. The admission ticket to the show also allows ticket holders to visit the premises of GARTEN TULLN next door.
Enjoy the series of events Carnuntum Experience 365 days long! As you can taste wonderful wines and experience exciting adventures in the winegrowing region Carnuntum during the whole year the Carnuntum Experience has now been extended. To a year full of enjoyment!
The wachau GOURMETfestival is a must for all gourmets and lovers of fine wining and dining. Big names, exciting newcomers, many an unusual venue and all this in the midst of the scenic Wachau Valley. Date 2020: 19.3.-2.4.2020
Wine Spring events in the Lower Austrian Danube region are a good opportunity in the wine year to sample the winemaker’s various wines and stock up on wine. Wine Spring takes place from late April to the beginning of May every year. Wachau Wine Spring is recommended, for example, as is Spring Awakening on the Wagram, the New Wine Fest in Göttlesbrunn and the 3-valley Wine Spring in the Kamp, Krems and Traisen Valleys.