Whilst many have tried to emulate the success of the world’s first and best fusion of snow and sound, no one has come close to Snowbombing. Once again taking over the beautiful ski resort of Mayrhofen in Austria, 9th - 14th April 2018 will see thousands return to the mountains for an unforgettable week of pistes, parties and unrivalled community spirit. Snowbombing, Austria is undeniably one of the world’s must visit festival destinations. Today, super early bird packages are on sale for 2018.
It’s no exaggeration to say that the Snowbombing experience is like no other, whether you’re coming with your friends, your significant other or braving it on your own, you’re sure to find new friends, amazing parties and a warm welcome. Where else will you catch Eddie The Eagle on the slopes or Mr Motivator keeping morale up on your way to a party in an igloo? Arctic disco? Check. Austria’s biggest fancy dress street party? Check. A Snowbombing road trip that takes 150 cars through 5 countries over 2 whirlwind days? Yep that too.
Snowbombing provides the chance to party in and experience unique environments including the Forest Stage, The Racket Club, The Pool Party, Spas & Saunas, Paragliding, Chairlift Speed-Dating, Cable Car-aoke, Alpine Yoga, Cable Car Raves, Ride & Seek, an award-winning Snow Park, Musical Bingo and The Snolympics. Visitors can eat authentic Austrian cuisine in real restaurants, ride in style in Snow Limos or see the incredible sights of Mayrhofen from the skies whilst trying Paragliding, all with the opportunity to stay in incredible accommodation options. From 5* spa luxury hotels with rooftop jacuzzis, chalets, pensions and apartments in the heart of central Mayrhofen to pocket friendly self catered apartments and cheaper options in the surrounding districts and the Zillertal Valley, Snowbombing has something for everyone.
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Renowned for welcoming a world class musical roster and with 2018’s lineup soon to be announced, in previous years Snowbombing has hosted huge acts like Kasabian, Bastille, Run The Jewels, Disclosure, Rudimental, Chase & Status, Giggs, Skepta, The Prodigy, Jackmaster, Dixon, Andy C and MK.
Serious skiers and beginner boarders alike are all encouraged to hit the slopes with 650km of piste and the 78° gradients of Austria’s steepest slope The Harikiri on hand for those feeling adventurous, plus lessons and plenty of beginner-friendly slopes to get to grips with for first timers. Black runs, blue runs, beer runs - there’s something for all abilities on Mayrhofen’s powdery peak district. Snowbombing has truly redefined winter sports holidays and shown what the ultimate alpine music festival looks and sounds like.
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"The energy at Snowbombing is unreal! - Craig David
"There are very few events like this, it sets itself apart from 99% of festivals" - Fatboy Slim
“Snowbombing is always killer” - Groove Armada
“Snowbombing is always a coming together of like-minded party animals, from all over Europe” - Andy C
“The most unique festival we’ve ever done” - Disciples
With a price freeze on all accommodation options and a super early bird sale on the best beds in the best locations, first timers and returning ravers alike can get in on the action early and beat the rush whilst getting an amazing deal. Five nights’ accommodation plus a festival wristband starts at only £249 and all packages can be secured with a deposit of just £50.
Explain Snowbombing? Where to start... Mayrhofen, Austria, that’s where. Up a massive mountain 8,497 FT above ordinary! The finest ski resort in Europe, sprinkled with world class acts, insane venues (think Igloo rave, enchanted forest party, tennis club turned super club). Blue runs, black runs, beer runs. More? Add Eddie The Eagle, throw in a pool party, a celebrity butcher named ‘Hans', whack a luxury jacuzzi on every other rooftop, stand back and survey the majesty. If it's good enough for Mr. Motivator, it’s good enough for you. As Fatboy Slim one eloquently put it: “there’s no shared experience in the world as mental as this”.
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Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10
“Big area, with some decent freeriding, and maybe the best park in Austria. Has a big British seasonaire contingent, and the home of Snowbombing and the Altitude festivals.”