Snowbombing is a winter snow music festival at Mayrhofen ski resort in Austria. The combination of skiing, sun and a selection of international stars make this a five day festival unlike any other.
Set to the backdrop of stunning, snowy mountain ranges, it takes electronic music to a whole new level. Exploring the festival will yield igloo raves, enchanted forests, street parties and countless snow-filled delights.
Chase & Status, MK, Gorgon City and Elrow presents the Bronx Street Party are among the names to have been announced so far.
+ more artists to be announced
Set in the Zillertal Valley, Mayrhofen provides the perfect snowy backdrop to this fun-filled festival.
BY PLANE: Airport transfers direct to Mayrhofen are available from Innsbruck Airport (around 1.5 hours away), Munich Airport (around 2.5 hours) and Salzburg Airport (around 2.5 hours)
BY COACH: For anyone travelling from the UK, the festival will be running its own coach service from a number of cities (London, Dover, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Liverpool, Leicester, Swindon, Reading and Glasgow).
BY CAR: The festival will be running its annual Road Trip experience, allowing you to drive to Mayrhofen in style alongside 150 other cars filled with fellow festival-goers. The journey will include a pit-stop party, tasks to be completed and an arrival procession in to Mayrhofen. Check the Snowbombing website for more details.
Mayrhofen is regarded as one of the best skiing and snowboarding areas in Europe – with 605km of piste, Europe's steepest slope, 20km of cross-country skiing, the Vans Penken Snowpark and access to the Hintertux Glacier.
The festival officially starts on Monday 3 April and ends on Saturday 8 April, although the last night of the lineup is Friday 7.
Yes, equipment can be booked before you arrive at the festival, and is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Minimum age is 18, and security staff on site will ask for ID to prove your age.
Yes, Snowbombing is a cashless festival. This means you will need to top up your wristband before you arrive, or at one of the various top-up points around the festival site. You will then use your wristband to purchase food and drink.
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During the festival, the resort of Mayrhofen is home to a number of unique stages. Here's what to look out for:
The Racket Club – former underground tennis club turned raver's paradise
The Forest Stage – an outdoor stage set in an enchanted forest clearing
The Street Party – full-on fancy dress madness
Brück'n Stadl – an 'Alpine Berghain'
The Arena – the festival's underground, late-night den
Arctic Disco – a real mountain-top igloo, a party spot at 6000ft
Snow Park Terrace – watch the thrills and spills, soundtracked by some of the biggest names on the lineup
The Mountain Stage – set high above the clouds, famous as the spot for Mr Motivator's daily warm-downs.
Rompa's Reggae Shack – a mountainside chill-out spot complete with the best reggae riddims
Also, look out for the many bars and après spots, including The Haus, the Sports Bar, the Ice Bar, Mo's, Pongathon and the famous Pool Party.