October

October 26, The Austrian National Holiday

Many activities are held on October 26th, Austria’s National Holiday. The Federal Museums are open to the public free of charge, the Austrian Open-Air Museum at Stübing near Graz (Styria) offers an “Erlebnistag” (with special attractions), and military music is played in various places. All over the country, people take part in fitness-runs arranged by the Federal Sports Organization, following the example of the "Kennedy-Marches" that were inaugurated in the USA in 1963.