Summer Night Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
A special insider tip for our guest!
On the 7th of June 2012 the open air Summer Night Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra takes place at the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace. The concert is at free admission and you can enjoy a fabulous event at a beautiful and unique ambience. This year it will be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, the principal conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Goteburg Symphony Orchestra and the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra wants to show the beauty of classical music to everybody.
Date: 7th of June 2012, 21:00 o’clock
Place: Schloss Schönbrunn, Schlosspark (in front of the fountain of Neptune),
From Friday the 25th until Monday the 28th of May, Vienna’s Rathausplatz will be transformed into a large funfair area.
There will be cultural and artistic programmes, a beer garden and booths where you can play different games, such as throwing soft balls into a pyramid of cans, carousels and children can ride a pony. There will be a lot of Austrian culinary delights. The official opening will be on Friday at 4pm held by Vienna’s major Dr.Michael Häupl. You can visit the annual fair daily from 10am to 11pm.
Rathausplatz (in front of the City Hall) is only a few stops by tram 49 away from Boutiquehotel Stadthalle.
We wish you a pleasant time and lots of fun for the entire family!
From the 24th of March until the 9th of April you can visit the Easter market at Schönbrunn . This well known market is located right in front of the palace. Almost 60 exhibitors present and sell their handmade artifacts, coming from Vienna and the regions close by. You can find creative decoration, lovely souvenirs, hand painted Easter eggs, soaps, carvings and traditional and modern bouquets.
But you cannot only gaze at the beautiful artifacts, you can also indulge in the many regional and local delicacies that are offered!
On the weekends you might happen to find a Jazz band playing!
If you want to visit the Easter market at Schönbrunn, we offer a special Easter market package.
Experience Vienna differently; Ice skating in Vienna’s historical centre! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Rathaus (town hall) and Burgtheater while skating around on 7000m2 of ice. There are music, culinary delights and children’s entertainment and you can rent ice skates and lockers. In the evening our Rathaus is beautifully lit and ice-skating becomes a fun activity for both, children and adults.
The game-festival is an annual event that offers the opportunity to try out and play all sorts of games. It is a celebration for everyone who likes to play games and get informed about the novelties in this field, children just much as adults. The festival is the largest event for families in Austria.
Waldviertel is a region in lower Austria, close to Vienna. Every year a large celebration takes place on Heldenplatz in Vienna, to celebrate this region. 90 exhibitors from the various areas in Waldviertel get together to present and celebrate Waldviertel’s culinary, traditional and regional specialities. Different types of beer, wines and schnaps, local food specialities, lots of information about the regions and about interesting tourist destinations –day trips, as well as holidays- are presented there. But there will also be a lot of action present. Children can try to milk cows, different handcrafts are shown such as basket making, there will be a fashion show of Austrian traditional “Trachten” dress and of course many music acts during these 3 days.
Visit Waldviertel pur from August 29th to August 31st at Heldenplatz, just opposite of Rathausplatz and its film festival, and enjoy some delightful local snacks or buy an Austrian Dirndl!?:-)
Boutiquehotel Stadthalle wishes a pleasant experience!