Country fair Sarntal
Region: Bozen and environs
Since several centuries, this country fair in the first week in September has been an inherent part of the calendar. Three days in Sarntal full of tradition, music and best entertainment!
For some people it heralds the end of the summer, for others it is the highlight of the season or even the most beautiful country fair of the world, quasi an important public holiday. Fact is: The country fair in Sarntal is a unique event that inspires locals as well as tourists. This year it takes place from 31st August to 2nd September.
Programme of the country fair Sarntal
The festival starts on Saturday at 5:50 pm with the marching in of the band and the opening concert on the fairground. After this there is scheduled a torchlight procession in the center of Sarnthein and a dancing party with jaunty music.
The so called "Guardian Angel Sunnday" begins with a Mass, a procession to the chapel St. Zyprian and following morning pint. The undisputable highlight of the day is the big pageant with trumpet horns, bands coming from all over the region, countless good-looking gals and fellows wearing traditional costumes, moreover colorful parade floats and folk dance groups.
Altogether the country fair Sarntal is a meeting point for all those who love South Tyrolean costumes and traditions. Meat, drink and best entertainment is ensured all day long – and till late evening hours.
But this is not all. On Monday other people start in a normal workweek, but the country fair in Sarntal calls last orders: with a large farmers’ market starting at 7:00 am and offering local and regional quality products.
Country fair Sarntal in Bozen & environs - enjoy it!
Tourist office Sarntal
Phone: +39 0471 623 091