Events

All events in Val Gardena with a simple click: sport, tradition, guided excursions and concerts. In the holiday valley of the Dolomites there?s always something going on: every day, everywhere. Simply insert date, location and type of event and hey presto! Great tips for your holiday with an instant click.

Monday
21. August - 2017
Tuesday
22. August - 2017

IDEA UNIKA - Exposition

until 17.09.2017

For the second time the Tourist Office Ortisei organizes in cooperation with the municipality of Ortisei and the UNIKA the IDEA UNIKA exposition.

Wednesday
23. August - 2017

#DOLOMITESVIVES - (re)discover the Dolomite Passes

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

The Passo Sella will be closed to traffic every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm during the summer.
An important contribution to the preservation of the sensitive natural environment on the mountain will be made in the name of the Unesco World Heritage every Wednesday this summer.
From the 5th of July to the 30th of August 2017, the road to the Passo Sella will be closed for all motorized vehicles every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm.
On the Val Gardena side, the road will be closed from the Miramonti junction above Plan de Gralba, and on the Val di Fassa side, the road will be closed from the Passo Pordoi/Passo Sella junction.
On the #Dolomitesvives days, the roads will only be open for bicycles, pedestrians, electric vehicles and public busses. Two additional bus lines will be in operation from Plan de Gralba to the Passo Sella (every 15 minutes) on these days.

EVENTS

5.7. Dolomeets VIPs: Reinhold Messner
12.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you
19.7. Jazz Festival
26.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour
2.8. Sounds of the Dolomites
9.8. Dolomeets: Ladin athletes
16.8. The Ladin ladies trio "Ganes"
23.8. Ladin mythology opera: "Aneta"
30.8. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you

Concert by S. Cristina Music Band

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

Open air concert by the local music band of S. Cristina. Currently the music band has 46 active members and is headed by Christian Hofer since the year 2015.

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, stands in summer 2017 entirely under the motto “stroll along & enjoy”. Biological products, handcrafts, regional delicacies and much more awaits you on the Dolomites Market in Selva Val Gardena.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Wednesday: Aperitif “Burning Dolomites”
every Thursday: Concert by a music band at the town hall square at 9 pm
every Friday: Entertainment by Val Gardena Alpine Horns at 5 pm
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

Thursday
24. August - 2017

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, stands in summer 2017 entirely under the motto “stroll along & enjoy”. Biological products, handcrafts, regional delicacies and much more awaits you on the Dolomites Market in Selva Val Gardena.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Wednesday: Aperitif “Burning Dolomites”
every Thursday: Concert by a music band at the town hall square at 9 pm
every Friday: Entertainment by Val Gardena Alpine Horns at 5 pm
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

Friday
25. August - 2017

The long evening - Ortisei to live

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

“The long evening” Ortisei to live - Shopping, live music, drinks & more
On Friday 21st July and 25th August 2016 will take place unforgettable summer evenings in the pedestrian area of Ortisei. During these evenings the centre of Ortisei will be illuminated with special lights arrangements and cheered with charming live music. Special drinks will be proposed from several Bars/Restaurants of Ortisei and for night shopping, the shops will be opened until midnight. The Tourist Office Ortisei invites everyone to assist to these unforgettable, sparkling evenings of summer.

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, stands in summer 2017 entirely under the motto “stroll along & enjoy”. Biological products, handcrafts, regional delicacies and much more awaits you on the Dolomites Market in Selva Val Gardena.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Wednesday: Aperitif “Burning Dolomites”
every Thursday: Concert by a music band at the town hall square at 9 pm
every Friday: Entertainment by Val Gardena Alpine Horns at 5 pm
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

Saturday
26. August - 2017

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, stands in summer 2017 entirely under the motto “stroll along & enjoy”. Biological products, handcrafts, regional delicacies and much more awaits you on the Dolomites Market in Selva Val Gardena.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Wednesday: Aperitif “Burning Dolomites”
every Thursday: Concert by a music band at the town hall square at 9 pm
every Friday: Entertainment by Val Gardena Alpine Horns at 5 pm
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

S. Cristina village run

from 3:00 o’clock p.m.

City run on the streets of S. Cristina. Start and finish at the Center Iman. Following prize-giving ceremony.

Medium hike: Sëurasass - Crujëta - Balest

from 08:40 a.m.

Following the legends of the Stetteneck Castle

Meeting point: 9.00 am Active & Events office

Walking time: 4 hours
Path length: 9 km
Altitude difference uphill: 390 m
Altitude difference downhill: 960 m

Price: 25.00 €
Free of charge for VGA and VGA All inclusive partner (Selva)

Public transport (busses, cableway, etc…) and lunch are not included and must be paid separately.
Use of cableway: NO

Sunday
27. August - 2017

Concert series of classical music "valgardenaMusika"

from 5:00 o’clock p.m.

Series of classical music concerts organized by "Jëuni de Mujiga Gherdëina"

50. concert series Summer 2017

The tickets can be purchased at the evening cassa. The concerts begin at 8.30 p.m.

14.07 - 9 p.m. - Iman Center S. Cristina: Contact Percussion Group
24.07 - 9 p.m. - Cultural Centre Ortisei: Ensemble Cordia
04.08 - 9 p.m. - Meadow in front of the town hall square Selva Val Gardena: Tonschmiede-das Blechprojekt
17.08 - 9 p.m. - Parish Church or Iman Center S. Cristina: Zefiro & Bläser
27.08 - 5 p.m. - Parish Church S. Giacomo or Ortisei: Quartetto della Cappella Sistina

Dolmites Market in Selva Val Gardena

from 4:00 o’clock p.m.

Selva, the cosy village at the bottom of magnificent Dolomites, stands in summer 2017 entirely under the motto “stroll along & enjoy”. Biological products, handcrafts, regional delicacies and much more awaits you on the Dolomites Market in Selva Val Gardena.

every Monday: DIY for Kids
every Tuesday: Tyrolean Festival
every Wednesday: Aperitif “Burning Dolomites”
every Thursday: Concert by a music band at the town hall square at 9 pm
every Friday: Entertainment by Val Gardena Alpine Horns at 5 pm
every Saturday: Dumpling Festival
every Sunday: Strudel Festival

7th Walking day in the Dolomites

from 8am - 2.30pm: Start of the march
11am - 5pm: Music entertainment
5.30pm:Concert by music band
7pm: Music Entertainment


Info: ciambonfs@val-gardena.com

Monday
28. August - 2017

Medium hike: Sëurasass - Crujëta - Balest

from 08:40 a.m.

Following the legends of the Stetteneck Castle

Meeting point: 9.00 am Active & Events office

Walking time: 4 hours
Path length: 9 km
Altitude difference uphill: 390 m
Altitude difference downhill: 960 m

Price: 25.00 €
Free of charge for VGA and VGA All inclusive partner (Selva)

Public transport (busses, cableway, etc…) and lunch are not included and must be paid separately.
Use of cableway: NO

E-BIKE-Tour: Sellaronda "UPHILL FLOW"

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

Thanks to the Ebike you can live the SELLRONDA MTB Track TOUR in a complete new and exciting way! Discover how much fun UPHILL FLOW can bring!

Start: 9.00 am
Track length: 56 km
Altitude difference: 1.020m (uphill), approx. 3.000m (downhill)
Price: € 80,00 (included „Dolomiti Super Summer Ticket“– € 70,00 for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina)
Difficulty: medium (S2 - only for Ebikes)

If required, the Ebikes can be hired in our bike rentals (not included in the price)

Tuesday
29. August - 2017

Aperitif Urtijëi - sparkling evenings in Ortisei

until 02.09.2017

Fresh, bubbly and exclusive: this is how the event present himself during the aperitif evenings. In addition to the drinks and delicious appetizers, the visitor can enjoy the evening with sensual live music, which makes the atmosphere even more special.

16.07.2017 - 02.09.2017 / Live Music 18.00h - 20.30h

Cafe Adler - Mar./Di./Tue.
Cafe Soviso - Mer./Mi./Wed.
Vinotheque La Cërcia - Gio./Do./Thu.
Cafe Soviso - Ven./Fr./Fri.
Cafe Haiti - Sab./Sa./Sat.
Cafe Corso - Dom./So./Sun.

Wednesday
30. August - 2017

#DOLOMITESVIVES - (re)discover the Dolomite Passes

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

The Passo Sella will be closed to traffic every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm during the summer.
An important contribution to the preservation of the sensitive natural environment on the mountain will be made in the name of the Unesco World Heritage every Wednesday this summer.
From the 5th of July to the 30th of August 2017, the road to the Passo Sella will be closed for all motorized vehicles every Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm.
On the Val Gardena side, the road will be closed from the Miramonti junction above Plan de Gralba, and on the Val di Fassa side, the road will be closed from the Passo Pordoi/Passo Sella junction.
On the #Dolomitesvives days, the roads will only be open for bicycles, pedestrians, electric vehicles and public busses. Two additional bus lines will be in operation from Plan de Gralba to the Passo Sella (every 15 minutes) on these days.

EVENTS

5.7. Dolomeets VIPs: Reinhold Messner
12.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you
19.7. Jazz Festival
26.7. Dolomites Taste-Tour
2.8. Sounds of the Dolomites
9.8. Dolomeets: Ladin athletes
16.8. The Ladin ladies trio "Ganes"
23.8. Ladin mythology opera: "Aneta"
30.8. Dolomites Taste-Tour: star chefs invite you

Artistic craft market ARTIS

from 10:00 o’clock a.m.

Artis is a group with the "G" capital of craftsmen with the lowercase "a".
The Group is the key to providing visibility and opportunities to the individual and therefore must have the "G " capitalized. Represents all of us together. This means that each of us is acting on behalf of the Group, while respecting the rules. The fact that we always move with awareness and sense of responsibility of being one and all is our greatest strength.

We are craftsmen and therefore there is enough lowercase "a", but we intend to persevere courageously in carrying out our life choices.
Artis is presented with elegance and education. Our stalls are all the same size and shape, wooden -roofed white cotton fabric.
This makes Artis the ideal partner for institutions that want to have the opportunity to host their territory craftsmen are able to offer unique items for their exclusive design and implementation, able to demonstrate on-site production techniques.

New 2016: Presentation of ceramic Raku.

Val Gardena folklore evening

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

Folkloristic entertainment by local folk dance group S. Cristina/Selva, alpin horns Ladinia and vocal choir "de cater".

Thursday
31. August - 2017

Unika - Sculpturing and wood-carving exhibition

until 03.09.2017

For centuries now the Val Gardena/Gröden valley in the heart of the Dolomites has been famous for its artistic handicrafts and above all for the art of wood carving and sculpturing.

Works by Val Gardena’s wood sculptors on show in the Unika exhibition are single pieces and showcase the creative talents of each individual artist.
The Unika exhibition took place for the first time in 1994 as a combined effort by a group of sculptors, wood-sculpture painters, gilders, and ornamental sculptors and carvers in Val Gardena.

The artists work in front of the public for three days, providing insight into the creative process and their artistic skills. Interested visitors have the rare chance to talk to the artists, find out more about the long-established tradition of wood sculpturing.

Concert by Music Band Velturno

from 9:00 o’clock p.m.

The Music Band Velturno is composed by 65 members.

Castel Velturno is characterised by vast chestnut forests stretching along the sunny slopes of the low mountain range of the Valle Isarco

Sunrise hike on Mount Resciesa with breakfast in a hut

from 04:30 a.m.

Simply unique and breath-taking! Don’t miss the astonishing moment when the first sunrays gently stroke the peaks of our Dolomites and enjoy the great view from the top over the endless expanse of the fascinating mountain world. The hike is rounded off with a breakfast enjoyed together at an alpine hut.

Friday
1. August - 2017

Medium hike: Sëurasass - Crujëta - Balest

from 08:40 a.m.

Following the legends of the Stetteneck Castle

Meeting point: 9.00 am Active & Events office

Walking time: 4 hours
Path length: 9 km
Altitude difference uphill: 390 m
Altitude difference downhill: 960 m

Price: 25.00 €
Free of charge for VGA and VGA All inclusive partner (Selva)

Public transport (busses, cableway, etc…) and lunch are not included and must be paid separately.
Use of cableway: NO

Sassolungo - round the landmark of Val Gardena

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

From Mont Sëura a switchback takes you to a gap located between Sassolungo and Cinque Dita. From there descend to Passo Sella and walk on at the foot of the north face of the Sassolungo to Monte Pana.

Meeting point: Active office – S. Cristina
Starting time: 9.00 am
Walking time: 6 hours (day trip)
Altitude difference: 850 m (uphill), 1000 m (downhill)
Path length: 12 km
Price: € 18,00 - Free of charge for VGA partner accommodations S. Cristina
Difficulty: difficult

Saturday
2. August - 2017

Photoacademy Val Gardena

until 09.09.2017

02.-09.09.2017
Exhibition photo contest ”Poster Val Gardena” at the community hall in S. Cristina
01.-30.09.2017 – Exhibition
01.-30.09.2017

Photo exhibition “DOLOMITES” in Ortisei.
Photographers: Jona Salcher & Vito Miribung

04.09.2017 – 8:30 p.m.

Multivision Show with Valentin Pardeller at the Cultural Centre „Oswald von Wolkenstein“ – in German language

05.09.2017 – 8:30 p.m.

Encounter with the photographer Muench Max at the Cultural Centre “Luis Trenker” in Ortisei

06.09.2017 – 4:30 p.m.

Photo workshop:

Discover Val Gardena through your own camera. Registration within 6 p.m. on the previous day at the tourist offices of Val Gardena. More information: www.valgardena-active.com

07.09.2017

• 4.30 a.m.: Workshop with Muench Max Sunrise hike on Resciesa with photo workshop and with breakfast in a mountain hut. Registration within 6 p.m. on the previous day at the tourist offices of Val Gardena.

• 8:30 p.m.: Dia Show in the community hall in S. Cristina “365 days with the alpine guides “Catores” in the UNESCO world heritage site” Saturday, 09.09.2017 – 5 p.m.
Award ceremony of the photo contest ”Poster Val Gardena” at the community hall in S. Cristina

Sunday
3. August - 2017

Bring the cattle from the mountain pasture

from 10:00 o’clock a.m.

10.00 am: Music Entertainment by Luca and Jonas
11.00am: Celebrating Mass at the Silvester chapel
12.00am: Music Entertainment by Group "Duo Südtirol"
2.30pm: Bring the cattles from the mountain pasture
5.00pm: Music Entertainment by Group "Duo Südtirol"

Guided hikes with the Mountain Guides “Catores”

from 09:00 o’clock a.m.

Local mountain guides of the renowned alpine school “Catores” will take you on mountain and hiking tours across the Dolomites and tell you interesting facts about the local flora, fauna, history and geology. Discover every imaginable variety, every level of difficulty, trails and tours for big and small, young and young at heart – our mountain and hiking guides “Catores” will accompany you with great expertise and a deep love of nature to the most beautiful spots of our valley.