Nature park festival - 17 Sep 2022

Our exciting program for children and adults

All details about the festival program at the Deutschwald Nature Park Center
Our program for this year's festival *)

The NATURPARKFEST will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 2 p.m. around the Deutschwald Nature Park Center (Wienerwaldhaus) / The Long Night begins at 6:30 p.m.

The nature park Purkersdorf offers together with its Kooperationspartner:innen on the festival day, in the time from 14.00 to 18.00 clock, a varied program including information booths. After a break of two years, there will be a buffet again this year with sweet and sour dishes, drinks and baked bread barbecue.
The festival takes place in all weathers - as always, admission is free.
Guided forest tours also this year

Learn to discover the special features of the forest during two different forest excursions.

Limited number of participants/tour (max. 30 people); pre-registration at the nature park office or directly on site at the information booth of the nature park.

  •     Enjoyment tour "Healthy through the forest" with forest educator Angelika and find peace and relaxation in the autumn forest during forest bathing (suitable for children from 7 years)
  •     Family tour "On the trail of the wild forest" Hunting education with Stefan & his dog Coco (hunting club Purkersdorf)

Numerous family stations entice you to join in!

  •    make a forest memory or stamp a paper bag with forest motifs
  •     threading an apple necklace or naming the forest in English
  •     master an obstacle course or test survival skills in the forest
  •     explore a worm box or try out water experiments
  •     listen to a story or search for the queen bee
  •     learn more about Austria's oldest nature park or about first aid measures for a climate-friendly forest
  •     feel many things from the region of the biosphere park Wienerald or play a memory game
  •     make paper (does not take place in rainy weather)

Long night of the nature parks Lower Austria
Reading with Dieter Halama

Beginning 18.30 o'clock - area wood laboratory
"Josef Schöffel, saving the Vienna Woods & the forest climate".

Awarding of the winner label Naturparkhonig special edition 2022

Around 3:30 p.m. on the festival day, the secret to the winner of this year's Special Edition 2022 will be revealed. From 40 entries, the best 3 designs will be awarded. The winning label will adorn this nature park speciality from then until the next honey season in autumn 2023.

Finale of the summer riddle rally "Find the Good Spirit of the Forest".

This was the motto of a digital scavenger hunt this summer in cooperation with the municipality of Purkersdorf & the parents' association of the nature park schools. All participants receive a selected gift upon presentation of their VIP invitation at the festival.

Thanks to our partners 

We thank all those who make this festival possible, participate or support us with a discovery tour, a workshop or active station:

  • Kirnberger Advertising Agency for the poster design & production
  • Natürlich Lernen
  • Tigereule 
  • Learning Events 
  • Wienerwald biosphere reserve management 
  • Purkersdorf city library 
  • Wienerwald Tourisms 
  • Nature park Sparbach
  • Naturparkimker Bieno
  • Foodcoop Wienerwald
  • Save Soil
  • Jagdklub Purkersdorf
  • Villa Wiental/Dieter Halama; 
  • Stonesurvival 
  • Wienerwaldkraxler 
  • Nature mediators