The end of the year is approaching, with all locals and visitors again invited to the New Year’s Eve Greeting in Kössen.
On 31 December 2016 at 16:45 there will be a free transfer from the centre of the village (village hall) to the valley station of the Hochkössen ski area. There the ski instructors of the Kössen ski school will show what they can do in a torch relay, and mountain rescuers will burn the new year number in the snow. Finally, all the spectators will be brought back to the centre of the resort.
At 17:45 the associations, the Landsturm 1809 traditional costume association with their guns, the Kössen band, the ski instructors of Kössen ski school and little chimney sweeps will march into the centre of the village and share their good wishes for the new year.
Just like every year, there will be free mulled wine, punch and chestnuts.
After the ceremonial addresses a big firework display will round off the event around 18:00.
The "Duo Schaffnerlos" will provide musical entertainment.
The event takes place whatever the weather, and there is free entrance!
Here you find the bus timetable of the free Transfer to the Event!