It was hard to cut it down to 10 in the end! With igloo raves 6000ft above sea level, mountain top stages, enchanted forest parties, 650 km of unadulterated piste, an award-winning Snow Park and much more, Snowbombing has redefined winter sports holidays and shown what the ultimate alpine music festival looks and sounds like. In no particular order, here’s 10 reasons Snowbombing is the ultimate music festival on snow... If you haven't booked yet, you will after this!
10 reasons why SB17 is simply unmissable...
Our top 10 reasons why SB17 is just simply unmissable...
1. Rave in an igloo at the Smirnoff Arctic Disco
Ever danced inside an igloo with the stars as your canvas and the world’s greatest DJs as your soundtrack? There’s summit cool happening on top of the Ahorn... A super exclusive event for only 300 people each night, and quite literally the coolest show on earth, the 2017 Smirnoff Arctic Disco is twice as nice with a line-up as cold as ice! Choose from acts including Gorgon City, Disciples, Redlight, DJ Yoda and Super Hans at the Arctic Disco and get those snow boots thumping!
2. Experience the magic of Elrow at The Bronx Street Party
Expect the spectacular at the annual Snowbombing Street Party as party purveyors Elrow weave their costume magic and Mayrhofen is transported to the iconic, cultural melting pot of New York’s ‘El Bronx’, home to Mafioso, Hip hop, Break Dance and Graffiti. Bring your fancy dress A-game! Eats Everything Richy Ahmed and Toni Varga are the selectors on hand for this outdoor bash in the beautiful spring sunshine...
3. Enjoy a true rider’s paradise
Snowbombing boasts 650M of unadulterated piste, Europe’s steepest slope (you know how to ski down a 78° incline, right?), the infamous Hinterlux Glacier, the boarders’ playpen and Penken Park boasting superb panoramic views of the Zillertal valley. Powder paradise to say the least... Good luck finding a finer ski resort in the whole of the Alps!
4. Find love in the mountains!
Forget online dating, the mountain top is the ultimate matchmaking platform! Let the Snowbombing cupids set you up on the most romantic, high octane speed date of your life with chairlift speed dating...
5. Show off your moves at The Dance Off!
Let loose and throw some serious shapes at The Dance Off! Step into the boxing ring but leave your gloves behind and prepare to do battle with your best moves instead. Anything and everything goes in the battle to be crowned the best dancer at Snowbombing 2017...
6. Watch Chase & Status, Courteeners, Blossoms and more in the world’s most unique party venues
From an enchanted forest and a mountain-top sky-high igloo to traditional Tyrolean barns, Austria's biggest fancy dress street party and even pop up raves inside a real butcher's shop (!), witness acts including Run The Jewels, Chase & Status, Giggs, Blossoms, Novelist, Slaves, Dixon, Groove Armada, Eats Everything, Gorgon City, Stefflon Don, Grandmaster Flash and many, many more perform in undeniably epic venues!
7. Relax and unwind in luxurious spas and rooftop hot tubs!
Snowbombing’s home town Mayrhofen excels in wellness as much as in winter sports. Unwind in bubbling rooftop hot tubs with panoramic mountain views, relax in luxurious spas, take a Thalasso, hog a Hammam or melt into a massage before the big night ahead... come midnight and you’ll be positively glowing beneath that glitterball. Also, after a day in the sun and snow, nothing beats bubbles and a spa sesh! Ladies, book between now and March 10th to claim a free spa treatment each!
8. Go back to the 90s in the Funhaus!
Everyone’s favourite long-haired 90s TV host, Pat Sharp, brings his FunHaus to Snowbombing 2017! Take a trip down memory lane as the Haus bands Noasis, Daft as Punk and Antarctic Monkeys play the classics in the star-lit Bavarian bier garden, limber up with 90s fitness guru Mr. Motivator, or join Peep Show’s Super Hans, Eddie The Eagle and much more in a cavalcade of daftness. We take being silly very seriously around here...
9. Strike a Pose with Mountaintop Yoga!
Unwind and stretch out with a unique, music-led fusion of yoga and voguing (the kind Madonna brought us) with House of Voga. Be prepared to bend, flex and throw some shapes to a fun and energising 80s beat with stunning views across the Alps.
10. Journey to the Alps with a travelling freakshow on the Snowbombing Road Trip!
Roll Up! Roll Up... Hans Von Hofen's Freakadelic Circus is coming to town. In the early hours of Saturday 1st April at the beautiful Ridge Golf Club in sunny Maidstone, Kent, and much like the scene of many Chaucerian tales, Kent road marks the beginning of an epic adventure... Here you'll arrive to a carnival atmosphere of performers, circus oddities, DJs, acrobats and the odd bearded lady (plus probably a fair few bemused golfers for goof measure), and get the chance to meet your fellow road trippers to start the ultimate mission to the mountains!