Events & highlights


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


Christmas in the Dolomites - Christmas Market

from 24. November till 6. January 2018
Christmas in the Dolomites in San Candido - dedicated to tradition and naturalness. San Candido/Innichen goes back to the ancient times of the Advent: old values, experienced traditions and a fabulous atmosphere. Come visit the enchanting market with its local crafts and gastronomic specialities! Discover and experience the festive atmosphere of a romantic village in the heart of the Dolomites. Churches and monuments decorated with Christmas lights!

Christmas at the Lake of Braies/Prags

from 2. December till 17. December 2017
This year, the event takes place for the third time. It is a special experience for everyone to enjoy the pre-Christmas period surrounded by mountains next to the frozen lake of Braies. 
Combined with South Tyrolean products it is a marvellous event you should not miss.

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

New Year's Eve "time to say goodbye"

on 30. December 2017
An extraordinary New Year's Eve at Sexten/Sesto. Also this year Sesto is going to celebrate the New Year in a totally unique way: in order to escape the hustle and bustle of the last day of the year, the celebrations will be brought forward. In addition to the traditional torchlight descent by the ski school Dolomites of Sexten/Sesto, we surprise our guests with spectacular show effects and an incomparable high light: big but silent fireworks.

Dolomiti Balloonfestival

from 6. till 14. 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

International Snow Sculpture Festival at San Candido

from 10. till 12. 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
Ski-Marathon in the Val Pusteria

on 13. 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

Alpentrail - international sledge dog race

from 24. November till 6. January 2018
Alpentrail - most beautiful sledge dog race in the Alps. Only at Sexten.

Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival

From 20. to 24. June 2018
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

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