Events in Merano / Meran – get to know local culture & people
Events in Merano/Meran for bon vivants, gourmets, culture & music fans
The events in Merano / Meran are diverse, multi-faceted and truly unique. The spa town offers numerous highlights for gourmets and culture fans all year round; but especially during the warm season when the weather is fine and you can wear airy clothes, even late at night. Events in Merano / Meran are often held in the outdoors, offering an unforgettable flair and a Mediterranean atmosphere which you might not expect here in the Alps.
Events in Merano / Meran in 2022
april - june 2022
The Merano Spring event is celebrated against a striking backdrop of gorgeous blooms.
Merano Flower Festival
22/04 - 25/04/2022
In the spring, the city blossoms and shows itself from its most beautiful side. During this time of the year the Merano Flower Festival is on stage: with its flower-based installations and topiary in the town center, with entertaining workshops for kids and adults. A flower market will offer plants and all kinds of garden accessories on the Passer Promenade, with a diverse program of side events rounding out the four-day market.
10th Yoga Meeting “Merano in Yoga”
23/04 - 24/04/2022
Respected international yoga teachers will again be holding seminars, gatherings and courses at the Kurhaus.
28th Half Marathon Merano - Lagundo
30/04 - 01/05/2022
The half Marathon Meran-Algund is an international running event, held over a distance of 21,5 km between Meran and Algund.
Cool Swim Meeting
17/06 - 19/06/2022
Italy's best swimmers compete in the 50m Olympic-size pool of the Lido Meran outdoor swimming pool.
39th South Tyrol Jazz Festival
Internationally renowned jazz musicians will present their rich musical repertoires in unusual venues.
24/06 - 26/06/2022
Each year, street artists, buskers and musicians from all over the world gather in Meran to perform at the Asfaltart festival.
Garden Nights - WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
This series of open-air concerts, offers musical highlights from around the globe.
17th International Citroën vintage car meeting
24/06 - 26/06/2022
Vintage Car Meeting
Midsummer Night Rosé
July - August 2022
A series of summer events that offers new highlights and themes every year.
37th Südtirol Classic Schenna
03/07 - 10/07/2022
This international meeting for historic automobiles is a treat for all fans of vintage cars.
Maia Music Festival
07 - 10/07/2022
In July, the Merano Racecourse hosts the Maia Music Festival and its three concerts featuring internationally aclaimed performers
26th Merano Jazz Festival &
21st Central European Jazz Acadamy
11/07 - 17/07/2022
MeranOJazz is a top-class music festival where famous jazz musiciansperform unforgettable evening shows.
Top-Quality flat racing on the ferragosto Weekend
One of the high points of the local racing season, with the best Italian and Central European racing stables competing on the flat.
37th Südtirol Classic Festival
August - September
The Merano Music Festival is held annually in the idyllic city of Merano and environs, representing an unrivalled musical highlight in South Tyrol.
9th Burggrafenamt Palio
Late august 2022
An equestrian event with a derby atmosphere: the "Palio des Burggrafenamtes" between the municipalities of the Meran area sees the teams allotted horses, then competing in races between both Haflinger mounts and thoroughbreds.
83rd Merano South Tyrol Grand Prix
24/09 - 25/09/2022
The Gran Premio Merano South Tyrol is the best-known, most lucrative and most prestigious steeplechase in Italy.
21st International Brass Festival
01/10 & 08/10 & 15/10/2022
Three concerts held at the Kursaal and featuring high-profile musicians
(Mnozil Brass, Da Blechhauf'n & Christopf Moschberger, Brassband Bürgermusik Luzern & BBL Talents).
9th Merano Magic Festival
The Merano Magic Festival will once again be enchanting the town
Autumn Gallops - Maia Oktoberfest
A varied program of events including gallop races of Haflinger horses, performances by folklore groups and traditional bands, and an ample choice of tasty dishes.
Merano Grape Festival - Evolving tradition
15/10 - 16/10/2022
Boisterous celebration in the city centre of Merano / Meran, with music and culinary delights
04/11 - 08/11/2022
The Merano WineFestival is one of Europe’s leading wine and food events, where top-quality Italian and foreign winemakers present their finest products.
Markets in Merano / Meran
- The market of Merano / Meran takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m., from mid-March to mid-October in the upper part of Corso della Libertà/Freiheitsstraße near Piazza della Rena/Sandplatz. The market offers regional products only - experience South Tyrol in its purest form!
- Great weekly market every Friday from 8 a.m. till 1 p.m. on Piazzale Prader/Praderplatz at the train station and on Via Mainhard/Mainhardstraße (food, clothes and much more)
- Little weekly market every Tuesday morning on Piazzale Prader/Praderplatz at the train station
- Farmers' market every Saturday from 8 a.m. till 12 noon in Via Galileo Galilei/Galileo-Galilei-Straße