There is always something going on in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region.
Take advantage of the information on all our events whilst planning your holiday.
"Stefanie" - Boxing Day Ski Jumping
The time honoured "Stefanie" Boxing Day Ski Jumping will take place again in 2014 at the ski jump in Dorf Haus in Mayrhofen.
Starts: 16 hrs
Mayrhofner Torchlit Ski Run
A torch lit ski run by the ski instructors from Mayrhofen and Hippach ski schools will be taking place on 30th December 2014, at the base station of the Ahorn lifts. This year two PisteBully snow cats and a snow canon will be on display from 16.00 hrs onwards.
What is a PistenBully? How does it work? How heavy is it and how often is it in use? A Pistebully operator will be on hand to answer all these questions and more. A snow canon operator will also be around to explain the procedure of making artificial snow and how a snow canon works to those interested. Visitors of all ages can look forward to an exciting afternoon full of interesting information on prepping the slopes..
The great torchlit ski run with ca. 200 ski instructors will begin at 17.30 hrs. Visitors can look forward to a fantastic firework display at around 18.00 hrs.
Feed and refreshments are available!
Annual Pre-New Year's Party
From beautiful tenors to an earthy sonorous bass vocal range, the Tsarevich Don Kosaken display an impressive vocal range during their traditional Christmas concert. They sing of joy, of melancholy and their pain in melodies from their native Russian Cossack homeland.
Experience the "Zsar's Court Singers" live
- online via the Webshop or
- direct from the Tourist Board offices (Tel.: ++43 5285 6760) or
- on the night from 19.30 hrs
Silvesterzug - New Year's Train
It is a time honoured tradition for the New Year's Train to steam down the valley from Jenbach to Mayrhofen on the last day of the year. It's "All aboard!" again on 31.12 at 09.50 hrs at Jenbach Station.
New Year's Eve Dinner
The Ahornbahn will whisk you up to the summit in less than seven minutes. Followed by a delicious New Year's Eve meal at the Freiraum Café-Bistro. Also awaiting you an amazing nighttime views of the Zillertal!
Price: Euro 49.00 per person. Includes soup, salad, fondue, dessert, a glass of sparkling wine and ascent and descent with the Ahornbahn. All other beverages not included.
Ascent with the Ahornbahn: 7.30 p.m.
Descent with the Ahornbahn: 11.00 p.m.
Reservations required: Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +43 (0)5285/62277
Horce Racing on Snow
On New Year's Day 2015, the now traditional horse races on snow will take place at the race track just below the IQ petrol station in Mayrhofen (north entrance).
12.30 hrs: Procession to the race course leaves from Gasthof Brücke
13.00 hrs: Start of the horse races
Admission: € 5,--
Around 80 horses will compete in the following races:
Seven trotting races and one mini trotting race for the young ones
Horse betting opportunity at the track!
Food and drink will be amply available. We kindly ask dog owners to keep their pooches on a leash. No liability is accepted for accidents of any kind!
Mayrhofen Equestrian Club looks forward to welcoming many visitors!
Mayrhofen Freeski Session
The new format of this Europe-wide Freeski contest will make for some top-class competition: European Freeski Contest & Sessions / 4 days / 10 nations / 75 athletes / FIS Freeski European Cup / Coaching for young riders / Photo contest
Some of the best freeskiers in action and great coaching sessions for young riders – the Vans Penken Park in Mayrhofen will introduce its international setup with the MAYRHOFEN FREESKI SESSION 2015. Once again this year, the Mayrhofner Bergbahnen came up with some great ideas to ensure a great experience for all freestyle enthusiasts:
Setup: Pro Line with two perfect big air jumps and two rails, Advanced Line with various obstacles for professional coaching sessions for young riders
Riders: 10 nations / 5 invited riders / 40 Open Class / 10 national team riders / 3 pro riders as coaches / 20 coaching participants
Format: European Freeski Contest & Sessions / 4 days / FIS Freeski European Cup & World Cup preparation / Coaching for young riders / Photo contest
Crew: Martin Misof & Nic Rothenbächer, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen & Vans Penken Park, 3 international judges
Film crew: Freeskicrew.com
Photographers: Christoph Schöch & more
Partners: Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, TVB Mayrhofen, Red Bull, Greenroom Mayrhofen, Insider sports shop
Riders registration for OPEN CLASS & registration for coaching sessions:
soon available at www.mayrhofen-freeski-open.com
Prize money: € 3,100 for the Open Class and the photo contest as well as other valuable non-cash prizes
Wed, 07 Jan: Official opening of the Vans Penken Park Pro & Advanced Lines
Thu, 08 Jan: Private training at the PRO LINE, photo and film shoots
Fri, 09 Jan: Mayrhofen Freeski CONTEST Open Class & FIS European Cup at the PRO LINE
Sat, 10 Jan: Professional coaching sessions for young riders - Photo contest – Best Shot Session - Contest – Mayrhofen Youngster Session
Find out more under www.mayrhofen-freeski-open.com
Dinner on Mount Ahorn
Every Wednesday you have the opportunity to take a ride with the Ahornbahn Night Gondola up to the Freiraum located at 2,000 meters above sea level. Enjoy an unforgettable evening with a delicious Fondue and spectacular views over Mayrhofen by night.
Price: € 39.00 per person
Ascent with the Ahornbahn: 7:00 p.m.
Descent with the Ahornbahn: 10:15 p.m.
Dates: 17.12.2014, 07.01., 14.1., 21.1., 28.1., 4.2., 11.2., 18.2., 25.2., 4.3., 11.3., 18.3., 25.3. & 1.4.2015
Please book in advance: +43 (0) 5285/62277
Hippach Town Band Carnival Ball
This year's Carnival and Fancy Dress Ball is hosted by Hippach Town Band and will be held at the Europahaus in Mayrhofen.
Begin: 20.30 hrs
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