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THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON IN LECH & ZÜRS AM ARLBERG

The Hotel Edelweiss has compiled the following entertainment programme for its guests in winter 2019/20:

Every Monday:

Ski-guiding

Let our certified guides show you our home region!  Includes recommendations for the best mountain huts and pistes, tips & tricks for skiing and lots of other insider tips that you can only get from a local.

Participation is included in package bookings.

Every Wednesday:

Après-Ski with DJ at the "Zürserl"

The Hotel Flexen may be renovating, but the legendary Zürs après-ski parties still go ahead! Toni’s goes Zürserl – get ready to party in the basement of the Hotel Edelweiss!

Every Wednesday from 4pm until 7pm. Après-ski at the Zürserl with DJ Hasamohr starts on 08/01/2020.

Every Thursday:

regulars' table at the Skiclub Arlberg

The Skiclub Arlberg is as legendary as Manni and Sepp Strolz. The table may have changed, but the regulars meet up just as before – with Manni and Sepp, of course!

 

Every Thursday from 5pm - starting from 19/12/2019. (Except 26/12/2019 and 02/01/2020.)

Every Friday:

Après-Ski at the Zürserl

The Hotel Flexen is being renovated, but the legendary "Tonis Einkehr" parties continue nonetheless – this year, they will be held with us at the Zürserl! As usual, there will be live music with Gegi Gabriel and the fantastic atmosphere that is the trademark of these events!

Every Friday from 4pm. Après-ski with Gegi Gabriel starts on 27/12/2019.

Save the date:

Special occasions merit special celebrations.

31/12/2019: Inntal Quartett in the restaurant and bar until midnight, then DJ Harry in the Zürserl.  More information to follow! (Entry & reservations)

Look forward to a great number of events & highlights in Zürs & Lech!


MANY GREAT EVENTS & HIGHLIGHTS AWAIT YOU IN ZÜRS & LECH:

03/ – 07/12/2019 Arlberg Weinberg

Precious wines, gourmet cooking – culinary delights at the highest level! The Arlberg Weinberg event will once more turn Lech Zürs into a gourmet hub. New this year: the legendary wine showcasing event will no longer take place at the trade fair centre, but across several participating hotels.

07/ – 08/12/2019 Christmas market in Zug

The Christmas market in Zug is rightfully considered one of Vorarlberg's most beautiful seasonal markets. While basking in the pleasant heat of the open fire, listen to traditional carols and taste your way through the seasonal specialties served up by the eateries of Zug.

4pm – 7pm

13/ – 14/12/2019 Christmas market in Lech

Visit this seasonal market directly after a day's skiing, on snowy afternoons or for a leisurely after-dinner stroll. Right at the heart of the village of Lech, Christmas comes to life! Expect seasonal treats served up by the eateries of Lech as well as souvenirs and gifts. Insider tip: Have a nip of hot whiskey for a different taste of the season!

14 and 21/12/2019: Chapel walk

A guided walk from Tannberg via Ombesberg to the parish church. Barbara Lankmayer – a true native of Lech – will talk about the individual chapels and shrines, bringing the history of the region to life.

5:30pm | Outside the Lech Zürs Tourism Information Office

23/12/2019: Christmas concert "Mitten in der Winternacht" in the Neue Kirche Lech

Internationally famous Dutch musicians Herman van Veen and Edith Leerkes will share seasonal songs and tales. A wonderfully atmospheric start to Christmas!

5pm | Neue Kirche Lech

01/01/2020: "Klangfeuerwerk" at the Edelweißplatz in Zürs

An immaculately timed fireworks show with music and lots of room for romantic moments. Prepare to be amazed – and amused! – by this unique spectacle that will transport you to hitherto unknown spheres. Look forward to a special kind of ballet show, which takes place under a different motto every year. In 2018, Robbie Williams set the agenda; in 2019, it was Elvis Presley's turn. We can't wait to see who 2020 has in store!

10pm | Edelweiß car park


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09/01/ – 12/01/2020 Women's Progression Days by Lorraine Huber in Lech

Hair-raising off-piste runs, Kästle test skiers, Yoga as a balancing factor and a unique group atmosphere: Under the guidance of coach Lorraine Huber, Freeride World Champion 2017, the Women's Progression Days become an unforgettable winter adventure!

10/01/ – 12/01/2020 Yachticum. Trade fair for yacht owners and enthusiasts.

Encounters – networking – expert information – exchange

Quite simply the event of the season for yacht owners and enthusiasts! Look forward to exciting presentations, skiing in one of the world's best ski resorts and a cultural support programme that includes some outstanding culinary feats.

16/01/2020: "Der Weiße Ring" – The Speed Race

Where speed is the only thing that counts! Unlike the race on 18/01/2020, this event is not about the fastest time, but about the fastest speed.

A highlight for all those who like it supersonic! Good to know: The first 100 starting positions of the "Der Weiße Ring" race are taken by the speed race winners.

18/01/2020: "Der Weiße Ring" – The Race

1000 participants, 5 lifts, 5 downhill runs, an intense climb and a sophisticated ski route. In addition, there will be 220 volunteers, innumerable fans lining the tracks and an entire village taken over by racing fever! Groups of 20 will start every 100 seconds, covering the route that includes the Schüttbodenlift, Trittalpbahn and Madloch and leads around the Omeshorn all the way to Zug, in a time of just 45/45/28 (the men's record time from last year).

 

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07/02/ – 09/02/2020 Ski Club Arlberg Week in Lech

With 9,056 members from 55 nations, the Ski Club Arlberg is among the oldest and best-known ski clubs of the Alps.

Look forward to a one-of-a-kind event – stay tuned for more information!

14/02/2020: Gala concert of the Trachtenkapelle Lech

Traditional marching tunes & modern interpretations – the traditional winter concert of the Trachtenkapelle is an unmissable highlight of winter at the Arlberg.

Treat your Valentine to a different kind of date!
9pm | sport.park.lech

06/03/ – 08/03/2020 Snow & Safety Camp by Björn Heregger in Lech

Tech-talk, avalanche information, Freeride techniques for ascent and descent and much more, presented by former Freeride World Tour Rider Björn Heregger.

Look forward to Freeride Lines without uphill climbs as well as remote secret spots!

26/03/ – 29/03/2020 Ski-tour camp by Lorraine Huber in Lech

Another fantastic event with athlete, coach and public speaker Lorraine Huber! Lech-born and bred, the world-famous free-skier knows this region like the back of her hand.

Expect action-packed days in the Vorarlberg mountains!

29/03/ – 13/04/2020 Arlberg Music Festival Tanzcafè Arlberg

Swinging tunes from the slopes, singers in 30s outfits and musicians in rockabilly gear, combined with crisp electric beats that shake the entire village. In the last two weeks of April, the motto is once again "Dance like they did in the old days, to music from today!"

04.04/ – 05/04/2020 Street food Market Zürs-Arlberg

Street food with a twist! Taste your way through delicious treats and highlights of regional cuisine at the stands in the village while enjoying the legendary concerts of the Tanzcafé.

Trittkopf car park, Zürs

04/04/2020: Rüfi 900. The Uphill Challenge on the steepest of ski routes!

January was all about downhill – what counts now is the uphill challenge! The "Rüfi 900" is all about conquering the steepest ski route by climbing uphill. Participants may choose their own equipment, although motorised aids are not permitted. A one-of-a-kind challenge for ski tourers, trail runners, hikers, cross-country skiers and everything in between!

17/04/2020: Weingondeln

Soak up the springtime sun on the slopes in the morning, before heading for the afternoon wine tasting in the gondolas of the Auenfeld jet. The selection of precious wines to be tasted includes vintages from Hundsdorfer, Weingut Hagn, Weingut Trummer, Weingut Pluschkovits, Weingut Payr, Weingut P. Achs, Weingut Groiss, Weingut Topf, Weingut Mad Marienberg, Weingut Prieler, and many more.