The big festival “Val Gardena in Costume” offers a lot of tradition and high spirits.
The traditional costumes of the Val Gardena are known far beyond its boarders. Every year, on the first Sunday of August, they are shown on a big festival, which is alternately hosted by one of the three villages of the Val Gardena.
The festival begins with some concerts of the music chapels and choirs and with performances of the traditional dancing groups of the Val Gardena. In the afternoon, the participants of the famous traditional costume parade walk through the hosting village. Finally, the festival ends with several more concerts. During the day, various traditional dishes and drinks are offered.