Snowbombing – Mayrhofen, Austria
Snowbombing is a popular week-long winter sports and music festival held annually at the Austrian ski resort of Mayrhofen, Austria. It has been held here since 2005, and has evolved into Europe’s biggest snow and music festival.
Originally a DJ and electronic dance music-themed event, live acts were added in 2008, bringing indie and rock music to the festival as well. The events format is designed to combine winter sports (mainly snowboarding) with music performances and various themed parties in unusual locations, including an igloo village, a forest clearing, a remote alpine farmstead and an open-air street party.
Snowbombing tickets are sold as an accommodation and entertainment package, meaning the event wristband is included in the price of your accommodation. Accommodation options suit all price ranges offering 4 star spa hotels to more affordable locations, visitors are given the option to tailor their own package to create a holiday to their personal specifications.
After booking your accommodation and festival wristband package, you will be able add various optional extras to your booking. These include: equipment hire, lift passes, ski/board lessons, merchandise, extra party tickets (like the Arctic Disco or Backcountry Party), coach travel from the UK, airport transfer coaches from local airports, or even booking your car onto the Snowbombing Road Trip.