Events & highlights


Festivities with music, food and drinks, concerts, sporting events and much more: It is always something going on in Sexten! There is a lot to do and to see in Sesto / Sesto Dolomites – summer and winter! Discover our events & highlights here:


Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival

From 21st June to 25th June 2017
The Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival is a non competitive event. The program of the Festival includes no less than sixty performances such as Concerts, “Open Air Reviews” and Meeting-Days, that will take place in the charming Val Pusteria, from Brunico to Sillian, just beyond the Austrian border. The festival offers a wide choice between indoor concerts in theatres, concert halls and churches of the valley’s main towns as well as outdoor performances on lake shores, in medieval castles and in all the Alpine huts of Alta Pusteria, in the heart of the Dolomites.

Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival
Dolomiti Superbike

On 8th July 2017
The name says it all: Dolomiti Superbike, the legend among mountain bike races in the Alps. The starting shot was fired for the first time for the toughest mountain bike race in the Dolomites in 1995, today the Dolomiti Superbike is a well established legend, a must for any mountain biker looking for the ultimate challenge.

Dolomiti Superbike
The Gustav Mahler Music Week

From 14th July to 5th August 2017
A little music festival with international ambitions in the heart of the Dolomites, where Gustav Mahler used to spend his summer holidays. A part of the tradition of Gustav Mahler and his work, a place where Mahler’s music, science, and discography get together.

Guastav Mahler Music Weel
Drei Zinnen Alpine Run

On 16th September 2017
The Drei Zinnen Alpine Run is the sporting event in the Sesto Dolomites and one of the mountain run classics. An adventurous weekend is guaranteed: Fun and entertainment for the whole family with athletes from 20 countries.

Drei Zinnen Marathon
Alp Celebration

On 23rd September 2017
After a summer on the mountain pastures the animals come adorned back into the valley. Festival with traditional parade, live music and local food.

Alp Celebration
Krampus-Show with parade

On 9th December 2017
Great 'Krampus'-Parade with ca 500 participants at Sexten/Sesto (from tennis center to Congress Hall). Afterwards party at the Congress Hall "Haus Sexten".

Krampus Show
Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup

From 18.12. to 22.12.2017
The world's best ski crosser come to San Candido for the 8th time for the last two races before Christmas. This year a new section on the course will bring even more exciting and spectacular races. Additionally the spectators in the finish area will have a larger view on the race course. Don't miss out. Entrance is free!Ski Cross World Cup

International Snow Sculpture Festival at San Candido

In January 2018
Imposing in the clear winter air, bizarr in the evening illumination, thats how the sculptures will change the atmosphere of the village next january. The imaginative creations, the sculptures, forms and bodies of snow will dominate in the village on behalf of the Snow Sculpture Festival in Innichen.

International Snow Sculpture Festival
Dolomiti Balloonfestival

In January 2018
A trip with the hot air balloon over the picturesque Dolomites of the Alta Pusteria. A breathtaking adventure that makes you forget all your daily stress. Balloon Festival

Ski-Marathon in the Val Pusteria

In January 2018
The Pustertaler Ski-Marathon „ Classic“ is discharged on a 60km track form Prags/Braies to Sexten/Sesto. The start field is located in Prags- the course continues up to Niederdorf/Villabassa, and the district Rienz until Toblach/Dobbiaco Nordic Arena, forward in the Höhlensteintal along the lake of Toblach/Dobbiaco and Landro until the View of the three Peaks where the track turns. Backwards the course passes again the Nordic Arena in Toblach/Dobbiaco and continues in direction San Candido/Innichen until Sexten/Sesto Moso where the track turns one more time and after 60km the finish is in Sexten/Sesto – Waldheim.

Ski Marathon

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