the events in merano and environs are as diverse and multi-faceted as the holiday region itself! there are numerous highlights for pleasure-seekers and cultural holidaymakers all year round both in the spa town and the near surroundings. we have put together a few of the most exciting events in merano and environs for you here:
events in merano and environs for pleasure-seekers
a huge variety of events in merano and environs
mm - the merano market
local by nature!
under this motto the merano market successfully brings together agriculture, traditional crafts, tourism and local urban life.
every saturday from march to october 2018
9.00 a.m. till 1.00 p.m. on corso libertà, merano.
weekly markets and farmers’ markets take place in the spa town of merano/meran and the surrounding villages several times a week. pop by, you’re sure to find one or two little gifts to take home with you!
a series of events featuring various projects to enhance and make creative use of merano’s green spaces in the early months of the year, including themed trails and a program based on the topic of “art and nature”. during the first merano flower festival (april 25 to 29, 2018) flower-based installations and topiary will adorn the town center. a flower market will offer plants and all kinds of garden accessories, with a diverse program of side events rounding out the four-day long market.
122st traditional haflinger horse races
this event, held on easter monday, marks the opening of the annual racing season at the merano racecourse.
in the morning there is a procession through the town centre of many colourful floats accompanied by brass bands in local costumes, while in the afternoon local and international jockeys compete on the track.
local: merano town centre and merano racecourse
8th yoga meeting „merano in yoga“
13.04. - 15.04.2018
respected international yoga teachers will again be holding seminars, gatherings and courses at the kurhaus. the festival programme includes free lessons, conferences, concerts and exhibitions. a festival for experts and beginners alike.
local: merano kurhaus and various outdoor locations
this initiative is all about relaxation, healthy delights and the positive effects of exercise, with experts leading balance initiatives and other events.
horseracing at the merano racecourse
may - october 2018
horse racing events are regularly held in merano, the home of italy’s most beautiful racecourse
local: merano racecourse
breakfast with sissi at trauttmansdorff castle
on sundays in june and on the first sunday in july 2018
visitors to the gardens can indulge in a sumptuous brunch on the majestic sissi terrace, where empress elisabeth once strolled during her sojourns at trauttmansdorff castle. breathtaking views of the botanical gardens and sublime live background music make “breakfast at sissi’s” a triple delight that will please the palate, eyes, and ears.
place: the gardens of trauttmansdorff castle, merano
time: 9.00 a.m.-12.00 noon
tuesdaynight in merano
19. june 2018 - 21. august 2018
in its thirteenth year, this series of events once again offers different themes and delights with evening concerts, fashion shows and performances in the town center. vendors will sell local products at various market stalls.
where: town center merano
long thursday in lana
28.06.2018 - 23.08.2018
shopping and amusement! in summer 2018 lana hosts the traditional "long thursday".
shops and pubs are open late at night, and live-bands concerts make the night pleasant and there are a loto of events in lana. there is also a kids programm for our little guests.
merano town festival
gastronomy, music and entertainment galore in the town center, presented by merano’s traditional clubs and associations. those who want to get an indepth impression of merano should not miss out on the 2018 town festival.
autumn in merano
three months of gastronomic delights, of music and folklore for this traditional autumn season of events.
merano grape festival
19.10.2018 - 22.10.2018
the merano grape festival is a highly traditional festival, whose high point is the annual parade with local bands and decorated floats. numerous concerts and food stalls provide entertainment and mouthwatering treats along the passer promenade.
where: town center meran
fine drops of wine from south tyrol, the rest of italy and all over the world as well as spectacular show cooking on the thermenplatz square make the merano winefestival one of italy’s most important oenological highlights.
where: kurhaus and passerpromenade, meran merano
tickets sale: hotline +39 0473 210011