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Christmas in Vienna – Christmas Markets, Concerts & Restaurants
Weihnachten in Wien
Weihnachtsmarkt Schloss Schönbrunn

Delightful Christmas in Vienna

Experience the Christmas time in the beautiful city Vienna and enjoy the historical city with its diverse opportunities. During Christmas romantic Vienna transforms in a snow-coated winter wonderland. Many colorful lighted Christmas markets and the beautifully decorated city sparkle with Christmas atmosphere. Many places also invites you to celebrate and dine in a stylish ambience during Christmas.

In order to make your stay special, we would be glad to give you some recommendations. The most beautiful Christmas markets, the best restaurants and stunning Christmas concerts will make your Christmas in Vienna an unforgettable experience.

Since table are quite rare in restaurants and tickets are sold out in a short time, you should plan making a reservation or buying tickets in advance.

We wish you a happy Christmas time and are looking forward to welcoming you soon in our Boutiquehotel Stadthalle.

Your hotel in Vienna during the Christmas time

From our Boutiquehotel Stadthalle you can reach all Christmas markets and restaurants in the city centre in no time at all. The central location close to the Wiener Stadthalle at the Westbahnhof makes our hotel the perfect start for your trip to Vienna. You can go to the old city of Vienna by the closely located metro or explore the city by walking on your own.

Our rooms are cozy and keep you warm and safe during the winter time. Enjoy your time in Vienna, get some rest in our comfortable rooms and dive in the Christmas atmosphere in the old city of Vienna.

As a special we have the Advent Market Relaxed Package during the Christmas time. You receive 25% discount for a booking of 3 nights in our hotel. Additionally you can serve yourself every morning at the breakfast buffet. If you have any questions, our team at the reception will be more than glad to help you with tips for your trip.

Christmas Markets 2017 in Vienna


Vienna’s Advent Magic

The famous square at the city hall in the city centre of Vienna will become once again a Christmas advent magic during Christmas. Colorful lighted booths, festive decorated Christmas trees and the brightly lighted city hall provide an unforgettable Christmas atmosphere. There are booths for children where they can do handicrafts and for adults are about 150 booths selling Christmas presents, decoration stuff or warm mulled wine.

Rathausplatz, 1010 Vienna
November 11th – December 30th 2017

Working Hours:
daily 10AM- 10PM
Christmas: 10AM – 7PM


Altwiener Christkindlmarkt

Altwiener Christkindl Market

The “Altwiener Christkindl Market” offers 40 different booths. The colorful decorated Christmas village has a special festive atmosphere. For children there are many programs that start at 10 AM are run daily including a special Christmas punch theatre. On the weekends there is trade art and a musical program that entertains young and old ones. The historic Altwiener Christkindlmarkt is an absolut must for every visitor in Vienna.

Freyung, 1010 Vienna
November 18th – December 23rd 2017

Working Hours:
daily 10AM – 09PM


Schloss Belvedere

Christmas Village Belvedere Castle

In front of an imperial view is the wonderful, festive Christmas village. The bright lighted castle Belvedere in the background and the chic decorated booths have the charm of the pre-Christmas time. This year the Christmas village takes place for the 11th time and shows stylish baroque design and over 40 high quality booths. Gastronomic booths with extraordinary Christmas food are real delicacies for the gourmet.

Prinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Vienna
November 24th – December 23rd 2017

Working Hours:
Mo-Fr: 11AM – 09PM
Sa–Su, on holiday: 10 AM – 09 PM



Christmas Village Maria Theresien Square

The wonderful Christmas village at the Maria Theresien square has about 70 booths and is a little smaller than Vienna’s Advent Magic, but has also very original present ideas and a unique Christmas atmosphere. A popular meeting point for young and old. From December 27th the romantic Christmas village transforms in a colorful New Year’s Eve village.

Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna
November 18th – December 26th 2017

Working Hours:
Su-Th 11AM-09 PM, Fr-Sa 11AM-10PM
Christmas: 11AM-04PM
December 25th & 26th 11Am-07.30PM

New Year’s Eve Village:
December 27th -31st 2017 11AM-07.30PM
New Year’s Eve: 11Am- 6PM


Weihnachtsdorf altes AKH

Christmas Village Old AKH

The Christmas village Old AKH takes place on the beautiful parking lot of the former hospital. Lovely builded cottages and nice decorations, chain of lights and colorful glass globes create a Christmas magic. Because of the diverse offer and the wonderful scenery young and old come together at the Christmas village old AKH to celebrate the Christmas atmosphere.

Altes AKH, Universitätscampus – Hof 1
Alserstraße/Spitalgasse, 1090 Vienna
November 18th – December 23rd 2017

Working Hours:
Mo-Fr: 2-1oPM
Sa-Su, holiday: 11AM-10PM


Schloss Hof

Christmas Village Castle Hof

The Christmas village at the castle Hof takes place every year in front of an imperial scenery. With more than 100 booths this is one of the biggest Christmas villages in Vienna. The traditional ambience in Meierhof let the visitors feel the pleasure of a traditional rural Christmas.

Schlosshof 1, 2294 Vienna
from November 18th  every weekend

Working Hours:
Sa-Su: 10AM-7PM


Weihnachtsmarkt Schloß Schönbrunn

Culture and Christmas Market Castle Schönbrunn

In front of an impressive scenery, Vienna’s culture and Christmas market at the castle Schönbrunn takes place. About 80 booths present colorful and bright lighted their trade art. The cottages are decorated in a unique design and have many small Christmas presents from carved toys to homemade soap with cinnamon aroma. The manger, carved by Franz Oberschneider, is underneath a beautifully decorated Christmas tree and attracts many visitors.

Schloss Schönbrunn, 1130 Vienna
from November 18th – December 26th 2017

Working Hours:
daily 10AM-9PM
December 24th 10Am-4PM,
December 25th&26th 10AM-6PM

New Year’s Eve Market:
December 27th – January 1st 2017
daily 10AM-6PM


Art Advent

Art Advent

At the Karlsplatz the Art Advent takes place during the Christmas time. Great art traders present their goods and invite you to stroll along and enjoy the Christmassy atmosphere. The lovely child care takes care of your children while you are having mulled wine and shop Christmas presents. A stage with live acts and a fantastic art installation make the Christmassy entertainment complete. The Art Advent Christmas Market is one of the most dedicated and creative Christmas markets in Vienna.

Karlsplatz, 1010 Vienna
November 17th – December 23rd 2017

Working Hours:
daily 12AM-10PM
Food till 9PM



Christmas Market at the Spittelberg

Wonderful Christmas decoration, more than 100 booths with crafts for sale and the romance of Vienna’s alleys: The Christmas market at the Spittelberg has all this to offer and even more. For more than 25 years the incomparable Christmas market in Vienna attracts more than 500,000 people each year. Buy presents for your loved ones and stroll along the alleys, enjoy the atmosphere of the Christmas market or warm yourself up with mulled wine and a “Spekulatius” cookie at one of the food booths.

Spittelberggasse 20, 1070 Vienna
November 16th – December 23rd 2017

Working Hours:
Mo-Th: 2-9PM
Fr: 2-9.30PM
Sa: 10AM-9.30PM
Su and holiday: 10AM-9PM


Weihnachtsmarkt Stephansplatz

Christmas Market at the Stephansplatz

The Christmas market at the Stephansplatz in the heart of Vienna is a great place with a fantastic Christmassy atmosphere. The elegant and noble Christmas market takes place for the third time at the Stephansplatz. A leisurely and traditional Christmas market, that wins everybody’s heart both with its arrangement and decoration of the cottages and the light concept and the incomparable crafts of the many exhibitors.


Stephansplatz, 1010 Vienna
November 15th- December 26th 2017

Working Hours:

November 15th- December 23rd: 11AM-9PM
December 24th: 11AM-4PM
December 25th&26th: 11AM-7PM


Weihnachtsmarkt Wilhelminenberg

Christmas Market at the Wilhelminenberg

The Christmas market at the Wilhelminenberg makes you feel the Christmassy atmosphere by using beautifully decorated booths and festively lighted streets. The Christmas market is located in front of the castle Wilhelminenberg where you can enjoy the great view over wintry Vienna. After strolling along the Christmas market you can also get active and ice-skate directly at the Christmas market.


Savoyenstraße 2, 1160 Vienna
November 13th- December 23rd 2017

Mo-Th: 4PM-9PM
Fr: 3PM-9PM
Sa&Su: 11AM-9PM


Weihnachtsmarkt am Türkenschanzpark

Christmas Market at the Türkenschanzpark

The Türkenschanzpark transforms into a magic Christmas market during the Christmas time with great support of Radio Energy. There is hot punch, mulled wine, edible chestnuts and crêpes and many other culinary highlights. Moreover the Türkenschanzpark has a carousel where children can enjoy a ride. Live music and a spectacular soap bubble show – that is fun for both young an old – are a great pleasure and entertainment.


Türkenschanzpark, 1180 Vienna
November 17th- December 24th 2017

Working Hours:
Mo-Fr 3PM-10PM
Sa, Su and holidays 12AM-10PM
December 24th 12AM-3PM


Restaurants for Christmas Time

Da Capo

Da Capo

At Da Capo you will get the Southern European flair of Italy right on your table and celebrate Christmas with Pizza and Pasta. The restaurant is famous for its incomparable Italian atmosphere and the awesome Pizza that is backed in a wood-burning oven. But also other dishes that are in the menu are created with love and passion and taste just delicious. Celebrate Christmas with Italien ambience, away from cold and snow.

Schulerstraße 18, 1010 Vienna

Working Hours:
Mo-Su: 11.30AM-11PM
December 24th 11.30AM-3.30PM
December 25th&26th 11.30AM-11.45PM




The Viennese restaurant Kanzleramt offers great Viennese cuisine at affordable prices. The chef prepares all the dishes by himself after traditional Viennese recipes in absolut perfection. The fantastic “Erdäpfelgröstel” (sauté potatoes) with leaf salad can be only surpassed with a perfectly made Wiener Schnitzel out of beef. If you want to celebrate Christmas with traditional Viennese cuisine, then Kanzleramt is the place to be.

Schauflergasse 6, 1010 Vienna

Working Hours:
Mo-Sa: 10AM-11PM


Christmas Concerts



At the Konzerthaus are also this year both Christmas concerts on December 15th & 16th. More than 150 artists of the chorus and orchestra will perform classical Christmas songs surrounded by Christmassy decoration and atmosphere. The traditional Christmas song like “Leise rieselt der Schnee” or “Stille Nacht” will be lovely rearranged and played with pure precision and passion by the ORF Radio-Symphony Orchestra Vienna. As a further highlight famous international soloists will sing Christmas songs from their home countries.

Lothringerstraße 20, 1030 Vienna

Fr, December 15th 7.30PM
Sa,December 16th 7.30 PM

Tickets: http://www.konzerthaus.at/


Castle Schönbrunn

At the orangery Schönbrunn already in the 18th century imperial events and grandiose concerts have taken place. This year the Schönbrunner Castle Orchestra will be arranging a classical atmosphere during the Christmas time. Accompanied by soloists and ballet dancers the orchestra will play famous works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Baptist Strauss. If you are a fan of classical music and you want to spend Christmas in a magnificent ambience at the orangery in the castle Schönbrunn, then you should not hesitate and buy some tickets for the Christmas concert. The concert takes place on December 24th at 3PM.

Schönbrunner Schlossstraße, 1130 Vienna

December 24th  3PM
Daily 8.30PM

Tickets: www.imagevienna.at


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