Gerlos Sheep Drive
As part of the Autumn Festival the Austrian Red Cross Gerlos celebrates its 40th anniversary. The festival begins with the marching of the "Bundesmusikkapelle Gerlos" and the flags delegations of local associations.
Later in the morning, the mountain sheep return from the pasture to the valley, where in the center of the village the "Schaflschoade" starts - the sheep are divided into different corrals of the various farmers. A professional shearer from Wales, shears one sheep after the other.
After the concert of the "Bundesmusikkapelle Gerlos" the band "Duo Montana" and the group "Gerlosbluat" provides a great atmosphere, dancing and entertainment.
Numerous chefs of the region cook local dishes.
Start: 10.00 am