Annually the Viennese ball season will be held in January and February with lots of dancing and fantastic music. more details
Christmas is over, the new year is not quite here, what to do with the old Christmas tree? more details
From the 1st of September to the 7th of October 2012 a musical on Klimt will be shown in Vienna. The musical covers the life of Austria’s most famous painter Gustav Klimt. It deals with his early works, his years of success, his dramatic strokes of fate and his love and muse Emilie Flöge. Mostly it will be underlined by excellent rock music.
On Wednesdays the performances will be held in English. They start at 7:30pm and take place at Künstlerhaus Wien
Tickets are available between 29,50€ and 69,50€ and can be purchased here.
To reach Künstlerhaus from our Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, take the underground U3 to Stephansplatz, change to U1 to Karlsplatz, take the exit “Akademiestraße-Künstlerhaus”.
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!
The weather is getting warmer and another festival with music and yummy food and drinks will take place on May 5th 2012 – the Vienna Stadtfest.
From 10am to 10pm Vienna is celebrating its city! Entertainment for the entire family can be found in the city centre. At Heldenplatz you will find a stage presenting various music live acts, but also a lot of different sports to be tried out and jazz dance and hip hop shows.
At Schweizerhof you can play different board games and listen to different radio plays. At the Innerer Burghof there is entertainment for children and at Michaelerplatz you can treat yourself to an excellent glass of wine or a fluffy “Kaiserschmarren.
Looking for a place to stay? Contact us in Boutiquehotel Stadthalle to find out about availability!:-)
Enjoy the Stadtfest 2012!
source photo: http://www.vienna.at/wiener-stadtfest-nicht-mehr-nur-in-innenstadt/news-20110504-01003093
The annual Styria festival is back in town! Styria – a county in the south of Austria with its capital Graz – is well known for many things amongst which you can find the famous pumpkin seed oil and excellent wine! Each year in spring, the tourism organisation of Styria comes to Vienna to promote its county, its culinary delicacies and its sense of humour.
The festival will take place from Thursday 12th of April until Sunday the 15th of April in front of town hall (Rathausplatz). 11 different regions will present their specialties; there are lots of stands selling traditional food and of course wine! You will see lots of people dressed in traditional clothes and there is even a show programme with music and dance each day!
It is definitely worth a visit and you will surely find the one or the other deli to enjoy!
How to get there from the hotel: tram 49 till the last stop & then 5 minutes on foot along the ring road!
source photo: http://www.steiermarkdorf.at/de/presse/pressefotos/impressionen_vorjahre
On the 26th of October Austria celebrates its national holiday. This bank holiday reminds of October 26th 1955 when the Austrian national council voted for the country’s declaration of neutrality.
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!