Events in Lana and Merano

Blossom festival in Lana
01.04. - 14.04.2019

When the snow still caps the mountains, spring comes to the valley and thousands of blooming orchards appear like a sea of blossom!
In this time Lana celebrates its Blossom festival. The local tourist association has prepared a range of events for these weeks of the Blossom festival in Lana .

Traditional Hafling galopping race in Merano

Enjoy a colourful folklore procession with splendid decorated Hafling horses which parade the streets of the old town in Merano to the Maia racecourse. Every year on Easter Monday the racing season opens with the traditional Hafling galopp racing, where the horses are ridden by young riders in traditional costumes.

Thursday late shopping in Lana
27.06. - 15.08.2019

Specially in the warm summer nights, the center of Lana is full of life and invite you to make an evening shopping trip while the shops have extended opening.
During late shopping, different bands will play music and many gastronomy stalls present their lokal specialities.

Chestnut fair in Völlan and Tisens
17.10. - 03.11.2019

The chestnut fair is one of our traditional celebrations here in Lana and surroudings. Learn all there is to know about the chestnut's significance from woodland to kitchen and discover old reciepes. Culture, gastronomy and tradition meet in this special event!

Traditional grape festival in Merano
18.10. - 20.10.2019

The traditional grape festival in Merano is a must for all cultural enthusiasts: parade through the town with concerts of many village bands, groups in traditional costumes and decorated carriages - various concerts on the Kurpromenade.