Setting up the maypole
Every year on 01. May the Landjugend (rural youth movement) set up the traditional maypole as a symbol of spring and reawakening of nature.
The annual summer exhibition in the Annakapelle is devoted to "The Culture of celebrating festivals" and is opened daily from 13. May until 17. September 2017. The exhibition
Festival of folk culture
From 09. until 11. June 2017 the district festival of folk culture takes place in Sankt Johann-Alpendorf. The three district associations (music, guards and folkloristic associations)
On 15. June 2017 the traditional Corpus-Christi-Procession through the centre of town with the local associations, afterwards the fair of the "Bürgergarde" and "Bügermusik".
On 30. June and 01. July 2017 the city centre will be transformed into a giant fair ground with live music on a number of different stages and great programme for the kids. Programme
Gernkogel Mountain Run
On 02. July 2017 runners and amateurs from Austria and neighbouring countries will be tackling the 1.015m altitude difference on the Gernkogel summit. Information
Tour of Austria
Sankt Johann-Alpendorf is this year once again on 07. July 2017 the finish for the famous stretch "King of the Glockner" of the International Cycle Tour of Austria. On 07. July
On 9. July 2017 the Ghost Mountain becomes a festival mountain for the whole family, take the Alpendorf Gondola up to the Gernkogel and enjoy the day! Ghost
It is tradition to hold a mountain service on the 3rd Sunday in July, this year 16. July 2017, at 11am on the Sonntagskogel (1.849m) in the Alpendorf hiking area.