Every year the arrival of spring in Ramsau am Dachstein is celebrated with the “Frühlingsfest der Pferde”. For over thirty years it has been celebrated in this way that the cows go up to the pasture. The cows stay on the pasture all summer long. The party is in the center of Ramsau for two days, with the procession as the highlight on Sunday. In addition to traditional dance and music groups, more than a hundred horses take part in this parade. Cheerfully decorated horses and carriages pass by the passers-by. Wear and tradition predominate here. Everyone in the parade and the vast majority of visitors is dressed in this Austrian dress; a lederhose or dirndl.
Every year a Dachstein queen is crowned in the cozy party tent, where people dance and party until the late hours. The proceeds of the festivities will go to the local Bergrettung. This year the event takes place on 8 and 9 June.