New Year’s Eve in Vienna is diversified in celebrating and welcoming the new year:
The city center is turned into a party strip.
From 14:00 to 2 o clock in the morning you get the chance to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome the New Year. There are numerous places along the party strip that will offer culinary delights and lots of hot “Punsch”. Several stages will entertain the visitors and there will be large fireworks in Prater and at Heldenplatz.
Here some suggestions from the team of the Boutiquehotel Stadthalle of how to spend the last night of the year in Vienna:
Organ concert December 29th 2013, 20:30
Choir concert, Joseph Hayden December 31st 2013, 16:30
Schönbrunn Palace – Tickets available at the reception!
New Year’s Eve concert December 31st 2013, 19:00, Orangerie Schönbrunn
New Year’s Day concert January 1st 2014, 16:00 & 20:30, Orangerie Schönbrunn
Le Grand Bal of Vienna’s Hofburg
Experience a ball in one of the most historic and special buildings of Vienna. Be part of this long Viennese tradition and enjoy a unique atmosphere. There are different tickets for this evening, from €150.00 to €610.00 per person.
New Year’s Eve Gala at Rathaus
Spend a classy New Year’s Eve in this elegant location. Music and entertainment, as well as a delicious gala dinner will make your night a special one. Doors open at 19:00. Tickets are available from €120.00 to €320.00per person.
New Year’s Eve at the Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum)
Celebrate in one of the most famous museums worldwide. Enjoy the historic atmosphere and choose from one of two packages: silver-gala €149.00 per person; gold-gala €199.00 per person
Restaurants– Reservations in advance are strongly recommended!
Zu den drei Hacken: The oldest restaurant of Vienna, excellent Viennese cuisine, in the city center; Singerstrasse 28, Tel 0043 1 5125895
Il Mare: One of the best Italian restaurants in Vienna close to the hotel and the city center. An excellent Italian cuisine with a cozy atmosphere. Zieglergasse 15, Tel 0043 1 5237494
Witwe Bolte: High quality Austrian dishes in a traditional atmosphere. Gutenberggasse 13, Tel 0043 1 5231450
Plachutta: One of the most famous restaurants in Vienna; The ambience is festive; best Tafelspitz in town; in the city center; Wollzeile 38, Tel 0043 1 5121577
Taverna o Christos: Taverna o Christos offers a cozy and traditionally Greek ambience just behind Rathaus. The restaurant owner personally welcomes and spoils his guests. Langegasse 25, Tel 0043 1 4082716
Gaumenspiel: The excellent quality of food and the unique atmosphere make this place an interesting location to visit. Situated close to the hotel, in Zieglergasse 54, it is the ideal place for those who are looking for something special. Tel 0043 1 526 11 08
We are looking forward to welcoming you and to celebrating New Year’s Eve together with you!
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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),
Christmas in Vienna is one of the most well known Christmas concerts in Vienna. 150 musicians of the St.Florian Boys’ Choir, the Vienna Sing-academy and the orchestra make this evening a very special one. Traditional Christmas songs such as “Silent night” are played, but also international traditional, as well as modern Christmas songs are presented by international soloists such as Ramòn Vargas, Liliana Nikiteanu. This year the music presented will have Austrian, Italian, French, Spanish, Romanian, British, American, Mexican and also Japanese background.
The Harlem Reach Ensemble has got 60 members. Most singers come from Harlem and Brooklyn many of them work on Broadway. Each year before Christmas they tour around Europe with 6 of their members, heading Alvin Freeland and each year they stop in Vienna several times for their beautiful concerts.
Concerts take place in Minoritenkirche on the following dates: December 03rd, 07th, 08th, 09th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 18th starting at 7pm.
Tickets can be purchased online; Children from €26, adults from €36.
On the 22nd of July 2011 – beware! – Bon Jovi live in Ernst Happel Stadion-Vienna! Once more Bon Jovi is going to rock the stadion of Vienna with one of his legendary concerts and shows.
The Donauinselfest – Danube Island Festival- is the largest open air festival in Europe. It provides 7 areas with different styles of music. The so-called “islands” host: alternative, Indie, Hip Hop (FM4), Rock (ATV), Electro (PULS 4), Culture, Cabarett and international music (Ö1), German speaking folk music (Wr. Städtische), country and western (Donau Versicherung); and of course pop music (Ö3). The 28th Danube Island Festival will take place from Friday, 24th of June to Sunday 26th of June.
The city festival Vienna will take place for the 28th time this weekend. From May 27th to May 29th there will be all sorts of events, programmes and shows all over town. “Experience the city” is this year’s theme.
From the 5th of May to the 8th of May 2011 the Pop-festival Vienna will take place in front of the Church of St. Charles (Karlskirche). 41 young and individual musicians will show their music projects. For this year’s opening they have invited a special guest: Skero. He is famous in Austria for his song “Kabinenparty”. This year he will perform with a big band of 15 people and he’ll present a new musician from the Austrian pop-scene, Lylit.