Rattenberger Advent

Explore one of Tyrol´s most beautiful and romantic Advent markets in the medieval town of Rattenberg. Rattenberg – a town that celebrates the most peaceful time of the year with top quality events. With a size of 11 ha Rattenberg (population: 397) is Austria’s smallest town! This Advent market is the most beautiful of the entire Unterland region and has been held annually every Winter since 1999.

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Rattenberger Advent Programme:

25th November, 02nd & 09th & 16th December 2016 – Fridays

from 4:00 p.m.: romantic Advent walk followed by organ music played in the parish church. Duration: approx 1 hour; meeting point Nail Smith Houses.

from 5:00 p.m. music on the stage

25.11. "Harfonie" with Ludwig Dornauer

02.12. "Tyrol Music Project"
09.12. "4-Klang s(w)ingt mit Saxalamanda

16.12. "Die Mayrhofner"

Free admission!



26th November, 03rd, 10th, 17th December 2016 – Saturdays

Children’s programme from 2:30 – 6:00 p.m.

  • Christmas bauble blowing at Kisslinger Kristall-Glas
  • Children’s bakery – ginger bread decorating at Café Hacker
  • Handicraft work at the presbytery (candle decorating, batik and more) ...

Afternoon programme

  • from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Tyrolean artists and pupils from the region sing and dance on the main stage
  • at 4:00 p.m. organ music played in the parish church
  • at 4:30 p.m. Rattenberger Herbergssuche (Nativity play) - meeting point: Nail Smiths Houses


Main programme on stage

From 5:00 p.m.

  • Entry of the lightbringer (Children from the school of music in Rattenberg)
  • Music groups, choirs from the region and Tyrolean artists sing, play music and read stories (in German) about the Advent.


Cultural events need backing: as from 2:00 p.m. there is:

  • EUR 5,00 per person charge
  • EUR 4,50 for people with the Alpbachtal Seenland Card
  • EUR 4,50 for registered groups with more than 20 people - Registration: rattenberg@alpbachtal.at Tel: +43 5337 212 00 50
  • free admission for children aged 14 or younger


27.11., 4.12., 11.12., 18.12.2016 - Sunday programme

from 3:30 - 5 p.m.: „Klöpfler“ –a group enacting the Nativity Play wander through the town


05./06.12. "Perchtenlaufen" in Rattenberg


Programme on Tuesday, 8th of December: "Stiller Advent":

from 3:30 - 5 p.m.: „Klöpfler“ –a group enacting the Nativity Play wander through the town
at 5:00 p.m. singing in front of the Christmas tree

Free admission!


Programme subject to change!

Rattenberger Kultur- & Wirtschaftsförderungsverein. ZVR 823120084

More information can be found on http://www.rattenberg.at


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