Parties open Austrian ski season
By KAREN BRADBURY | Published: November 13, 2017
• Ischgl: German superstar Andrea Berg takes the stage for the legendary Top of the Mountain opening concert set for Nov. 25; http://tinyurl.com/yc9hxbg6.
• Obergurgl: The resort celebrates its opening through Nov. 25 with parties, live music, DJ sets and more; www.obergurgl.com/ski-opening.
• Obertauern: Obertauern Beats, an electronic music festival featuring international DJs, heats things up Nov. 25, while German singer and songwriter Andreas Bourani performs Dec. 2; www.obertauern.com/en/events/obertauern-beats.html.
• Saalbach-Hinterglemm: A BERGFESTival Dec. 8-10 offers a dozen or so artists, including Christina Stuermer and Bosse; berg-festival.com. The electronic music festival Rave on Snow takes place Dec. 14-17; www.raveonsnow.com.
• St. Anton: Dec. 1-3, the resort offers free ski and snowboard testing at the Galzigbahn Valley station and an Audi driving experience. Artists Revolverheld and Gregor Meyle perform in an open-air concert on Dec. 2; http://tinyurl.com/ya9kvmrg.
• Wildschoenau: The Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschoenau offers live music in the Gipfoehit and Koglmoos ski huts and wine tasting at the Schatzberg Alm on Dec. 15-16. Free ski testing is offered at the ski Auffach rental point; http://tinyurl.com/y7a93ke8.