The charitable Bishop Nikolaus lives on today in the form of St Nicholas, a friendly figure who rewards good children with small gifts. These days, St Nicholas mostly appears without the Krampus, his sinister and demon-like companion from alpine folklore, so the Krampus has developed a lively life of its own. It now gathers with friends big and small for Krampus parades. The satanic creatures wrapped in fur pass through the streets wearing hand-carved wooden masks, rattling chains and bells and letting out loud cries. The various Krampus parades in our region are an expression of this new tradition, which is enjoying increasing popularity.

Krampusfest in Axams

Krampus and St. Nicholas parade Zirl

Zirl, Kirchstraße, B4

Date: 03.12.2022
Begin: 17:00 Uhr

St. Nicholas and Krampus parade in Igls

Igls, Ortszentrum

St. Nicholas and Krampus procession in Igls
4.00 pm - little St. Nicholas market with traditional Tyrolean specialities like "Kiachln", burnt almonds,…

Date: 04.12.2022
Begin: 17:00 Uhr

East Tyrolean Devils

Innsbruck, Altstadt Christkindlmarkt

https://www.christkindlmarkt.cc

Shady figures

Shaggy-looking figures that parade through the streets rattling loudly and grimacing. The Krampus and Perchten runs have become an…

Date: 04.12.2022
Begin: 18:00 Uhr

St. Nicholas Parade at Marktplatz

Innsbruck, Marktplatz

St. Nicholas hands out small gifts to all the children, accompanied by Christmas angels.


Christmas Market at Marktplatz
Exciting attractions and the…

Date: 05.12.2022
Begin: 14:00 Uhr

St. Nicholas parade

Grinzens, Musikpavillon

St Nicholas is coming to you...
Date: 05.12.2022
Begin: 16:00 Uhr

St. Nicholas parade

Mutters, Musikpavillon

Procession of the church patron of Mutters - St. Nicholas - along the Dorfstraße to the village square at 4.30 pm. Afterwards, St. Nicholas presents…
Date: 05.12.2022
Begin: 16:30 Uhr

St. Nicholas parade

Axams, Musikpavillon

St. Nicholas arrives at the "Musik Pavillon Axams" at 6 pm!

Date: 05.12.2022
Begin: 18:00 Uhr

Saint Nicholas Parade & Krampus Run

Götzens, Kirchplatz

A colorful spectacle in the heart of Götzens! The popular Saint Nicholas Parade takes place by 6.30pm. As of 6.30pm, some 60 devilish "Krampus"…
Date: 05.12.2022
Begin: 18:30 Uhr

St. Nicholas Parade and Krampus Run on the Hungerburg

Innsbruck, Hungerburg

http://www.christkindlmarkt.cc

St. Nicholas takes the funicular up to the Hungerburg and gives Santa sacks to the children there. Followed by a "Krampus" (devils) run.


Hungerburg…

Date: 06.12.2022
Begin: 16:30 Uhr

St. Nicholas parade

Birgitz, Dorfplatz

Saint Nicholas on the village square of Birgitz.
Date: 06.12.2022
Begin: 17:00 Uhr

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