Vienna Ball Season 2024

Once again, it's "All waltz!" all over Vienna, as the current ball season has already begun. Glamorous ball nights have a long tradition in Austria and have become an integral part of Austrian culture. Every year, over 400 magnificent balls attract visitors from all over the world.

However, the highlight of the ball season is definitely the Vienna Opera Ball, which is held annually at the Vienna State Opera.

In our blog post, we show you where to find the most beautiful, colorful and famous balls.



On January 18, 2024, the Vienna Philharmonic Ball will take place in the halls of the Musikverein building in the 1st district. In addition to musical entertainment throughout the building, the stylish ambience also ensures an exciting evening of dancing.


Date: 18.01.2024

Venue: Musikverein

Ticket price: 60 - 195 €

Dress code:

Ladies: Floor-length evening dress

Gentlemen: Tailcoat with decorations, tuxedo or uniform


Read more about the ball here.


For the 65th time, the Vienna Kaffeesiederball takes place in the Hofburg. The highlight of the opening is George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue".


Date: 02.02.2024

Venue: Hofburg Palace

Ticket price: 180 €

Dress code:

Ladies: Large ball gown or floor-length evening dress

Gentlemen: Tailcoat with decoration, tailcoat, tuxedo or gala uniform, tailcoat with tailcoat stitch, tuxedo with tuxedo stitch


Read more about the ball here.


Probably the most unusual ball of the Viennese ball season is the Rainbow Ball. The ball for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, intersex people and heterosexuals is taking place for the 26th time at the Parkhotel Schönbrunn.


Date: 27.01.2024

Location: Parkhotel Schönbrunn

Ticket price: Regular 70 €, Reduced 68 €, Reduced members 55 €

Dress code: Floor-length or knee-length evening dress, elegant trouser suit, gilet etc., tailcoat, tuxedo or dark suit with tie, cravat or neckerchief.


No gender stereotypes! Your gender, your choice!


Read more about the ball here.


Probably the most famous ball in the world is also a meeting place for international celebrities. The motto at the Vienna Opera Ball is "See and be seen". If you want to cut a good figure at this high-society event of the year, you have to follow the dress code!


Date: 08.02.2024

Venue: Vienna State Opera

Ticket price: 350 - 23.600 €

Dress code:

Ladies: large, floor-length evening dress

Gentlemen: black tailcoat (white bow tie) or gala uniform


Read more about the ball here.