Harvest Festival in Filzmoos
from 24th August to 3rd November 2019
Harvest festival time in Filzmoos means experiencing first-hand traditional Salzburg culture and customs. The annual herding down of the cattle and thanksgiving festivals are events not to be missed - plus you can bask in the golden autumn sunshine.
on Sunday 22nd September 2019 - 8.00 am
The focal point of this event is the Harvest Festival Crown which is beautifully hand-crafted by the Filzmoos farmers´wives and blessed in a special service. The colourful procession by the village band and locals proudly dressed in their traditional Austrian costume to the Parish Church is accompanied by carts full of harvest produce and flowers.
Afterwards: Filzmoos Thanskgiving Festival with Concert by the Filzmoos Village Band at the village square, following musical framing with "Filzmoos Power".
on Monday, 23rd September 2019 - from 11.30 am - Filzmoos village square
In the autumn the cattle are herded down from the summer pastures back to their farms in the village. The animals are decorated with flowers and bells. A magnificent sight not to be missed.
Admission fee: € 2,00. Children and Filzmoos guests with guest card have free admission.
Experience traditional Austrian music, culinary delights, farmers´market stalls and handicraft demonstrations such as spinning, felt-making and wood carving at Harvest Festival events in Filzmoos.
|Folk dance festival in the village square.
|Sunday, 08.09.2019||Harvest Festival trek to the Kirchgasshütte/Aualm|
from 8.00 am
|Filzmoos Thanskgiving Festival, Filzmoos clubs meet up, blessing of the Harvest Festival Crown, procession to the Parish Church, mass. Afterwards: Concert by the Filzmoos Village Band at the village square, following musical framing with "Filzmoos Power".|
from 11.30 am
|Herding The Cattle down to the village of Filzmoos from the summer pastures. Live music and refreshments in the village square. Procession of the cattle through the village centre at approx 1.00 pm.|
|Harvest Festival at the Oberhofalm. Sheep shearing, farm handicrafts such as spinning, felt-making... From 1.00 pm live music from the "Schönleiten Musi". Lamb and game specialities.|
|Harvest Festival Restaurant||Specialities|
Tel. 0043 6453 8224
|Cream of calves´innards, lumberjack platter, blood and liver sausage platter, blood sausage rosti, roasted liver, Filzmooser farmers´rosti, Pongau cheese gnoochi, various types of dumpling, sausage and ham delicacies from our own butchers´|
|Hotel Happy Filzmoos
Tel. 0043 6453 8584
|Cheese dumpling soup, cheese gnocchi, Tyrolean rosti, farmer´s delight, blueberry gnocchi and lots of other seasonal specialities.|
Monika and Harry Habersatter
Tel. 0043 6453 8594
|Chamois soup, local game specialities, meat fritters, cheese gnocchi, meat gnocchi, farmer´s roast, porcini-venison roast, lamb innards, lamb from organic farm, blueberry gnocchi and sweet curd.|
Tel. 0043 6453 8203
|Roux soup, cream of garlic soup, blood and fried sausage, blood sausage rosti, lumberjack platter, ribs, knuckle of pork, Salzburger nockerl (sweet soufflé), Grandma´s apple rings, Salzburger schnitzel.|
Tel. 0043 664 3566751
|Cream of potato soup, meat fritters, farmer´s roast, cheese gnocchi, alpine ox in aspic, fish and game specialities, Unterhofalm cutlet, Kaiserschmarren (chopped pancake dish), farmer´s doughnuts|
|Kirchgasshof - Eisstadl
Tel. 0043 6453 8509
|Farm ice cream, bacon, cheese, jams.
Ice cream parlour open daily (except Monday)
with small farmer´s market from 12.00 pm
Tel. 0043 6453 8524
Tel. 0043 6453 8203
|Rowan berry schnapps, elderberry schnapps, plum schnapps and farmer´s bacon.|
The Herding The Cattle down will take place on Monday, 21st of September 2020 and the Harvest festival on Sunday, 27th September 2020.