When it comes to snow festivals, it doesn’t get much bigger than Snowbombing. Taking place each April in Austria’s Mayrhofen, this festival combines the very best winter sports with one of the toughest line ups of any festival.
Europe’s Wildest Snow Festival
With the dramatic backdrop of the Austrian Alps, this year’s Snowbombing festival will see the likes of Run The Jewels, Courteneers, Novelist, Groove Armada, DJ Koze and Eli & Fur take to the slopes to unleash some grade-A tunes for the biggest apres ski session in Europe.
8497 feet up in the Austrian Alps you’ll also find a whole host of international DJ talent to send you truly off piste including Doorly, Huxley, David Rodigan, Eats Everything and more. But don’t let the abundance of world class talent on show completely take over, as there’s also some powder to be enjoyed.
From black runs to blue runs and everything in between, Mayrhofen offers some incredible skiing and snowboarding, meaning you can blast off the cobwebs from the night before with serious action during the day. To relax you can take advantage of the luxury jacuzzis and prepare yourself for an afternoon and evening of icey hedonism.
You wouldn’t think you’d be able to attend a pool party surrounded by snow, but at Snowbombing, anything’s possible. This year you can spend your afternoons getting wet and wild at the daily pool parties and warm up after a day in the snow.
When it comes to extraordinary settings, this snow festival has it by the bucketload. From raving in an igloo, to the Mountain Stage and the Snow Park Terrace, each way you turn there’s something otherworldly to look at. As Fatboy Slim so eloquently put it “there’s no shared experience in the world as mental as this.”
With fun and excitement cascading down every slope, you’ll experience that festival feeling every second of the 5 day festival. Kick back and relax at Rompa’s Reggae Shack before fuelling up on some Bavarian sausage at Hans The Butcher – a must for any Snowbombing survivor. New for Snowbombing 2017 will be Pat Sharp’s Fun Haus – an homage to the 90s. Here you’ll be able to take a trip down memory lane as you sing and dance your way through the likes of Daft Punk, Oasis, Pulp and more.
It’s worth remembering when you’re at any destination festival that you’re in a different country, so get involved with a little culture. The town of Mayrhofen will be celebrating The Leder-Hoedown – a traditional Austrian party in the centre of the village. Here, you’ll be able to try some local food and listen to some traditional oompah sounds, courtesy of Zell Brass.
This year you’ll be pleased to know that you can put down a deposit for this usually sell-out festival – which also means you can spread the cost!
Snowbombing takes place from 3-8 April 2017. Festival packages including hotel and festival wristband start from just £299. Book now for just £130 deposit +BF at snowbombing.com.
Snowbombing 2017 Line-Up
RUN THE JEWELS | COURTEENERS
GROOVE ARMADA | DJ KOZE
PATRICK TOPPING | MISTAJAM | BONDAX | MIKE SKINNER
DJ YODA AV SET | HUXLEY | DOORLY | GOTSOME
ELI & FUR | THEO KOTTIS
ANNA WALL | APEXAPE | DADDY NATURE | JAMIE ROY | LELE SACCHI | MARC ROBERTS | NORTH BASE | TONI VARGA | WILL TRAMP! | UNCLE DUGS
SNOWBOMBING 2017 ALL ACTS
CHASE & STATUS
RUN THE JEWELS | COURTEENERS
GIGGS | BLOSSOMS | SLAVES
DE LA SOUL | NOVELIST | KINK
THE BRONX STREET PARTY
MK | GORGON CITY | GROOVE ARMADA | DIXON
HOT SINCE 82 | EATS EVERYTHING
DJ KOZE | DAVID RODIGAN | DISCIPLES | DUSKY
SKREAM | PATRICK TOPPING | SHY FX | MY NU LENG
MISTAJAM | GRANDMASTER FLASH
AMINE EDGE & DANCE | CLAUDE VONSTROKE | BONDAX
REDLIGHT | JAMES ZABIELA | TODDLA T
RICHY AHMED | HEARTLESS CREW | ARTWORK
MONKI | SOLARDO | DJ ZINC | MIKE SKINNER | WAZE & ODYSSEY
DJ YODA AV SET | CASSY | ALAN FITZPATRICK | BUTCH | HUXLEY
BEN PEARCE | CITIZENN | DOORLY | GOTSOME | ELI & FUR | BARELY LEGAL
FUR COAT | DENIS SULTA | THEO KOTTIS | STEFFLON DON | SUPER HANS
SASSE | MELLA DEE | KC LIGHTS
ANNA WALL | APEXAPE | DADDY NATURE
JAMIE ROY | LELE SACCHI | MARC ROBERTS
NORTH BASE | TONI VARGA | WILL TRAMP! | UNCLE DUGS
WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCES FROM:
MR MOTIVATOR | EDDIE THE EAGLE | PAT SHARP
THE DANCE-OFF | HOUSE OF VOGA | BONGO’S BINGO | ZELL BRASS
IGLOO RAVES | FOREST PARTIES | MOUNTAIN STAGES | POOL PARTIES
EUROPE’S LARGEST FESTIVAL ROAD TRIP | AWARD WINNING SNOW PARK
100+ SPAS & POOLS | PARAGLIDING | SNOW LIMOS | CABLE CAR-AOKE
CHAIR LIFT SPEED DATING | SNOLYMPICS & MORE TBA