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Easter markets Vienna - The best spots for Easter 2024

The Easter markets in and around Vienna open just in time for the first rays of sunshine.  In addition to handicrafts made from ceramics, glass and wood, there are also culinary highlights. We show you the most beautiful markets in Vienna on our blog. And best of all: our HOP ON HOP OFF bus takes you directly to the best Easter markets! 

Have you already been lucky enough to visit a Viennese Easter market in 2023? If so, then you're probably already impatient for the great Viennese Easter markets in 2024! The Austrian capital shines in a very special light during the spring season when the traditional Easter markets open their doors.

What is an Easter market?

An Easter market is a market that is organized specifically to celebrate Easter. Such markets typically offer products and decorations related to Easter. These include traditional Easter items such as painted Easter eggs, Easter bunny figurines, Easter candles, and other seasonal craft products. Easter markets often provide an opportunity for people to prepare for Easter in a festive atmosphere and to buy or admire Easter items. These markets are popular in many regions and help to build anticipation for Easter.

In our blog post, we present the 4 most beautiful Easter markets in Vienna and the surrounding area.

Easter markets in Vienna 2024

Easter market in front of Schönbrunn Palace

An Easter market is held in front of the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace. Visit the Vienna Schönbrunn Easter Market in the second half of March, where exhibitors from Austria and neighboring countries will delight you with their beautiful Easter creations.

Spring flowers, colorful giant Easter eggs and comfortable seating make this market particularly cozy. In addition, live music and an entertaining children's program invite you to enjoy the Easter market. The famous Schönbrunn Easter bunny workshop will also be there.

Date and opening times: 16.03. - 02.04.2024 daily 10:00 - 18:00

Admission: Free

How to get there: HOP ON HOP OFF Station - YELLOW LINE No.30

Link: https://www.ostermarkt.co.at/

 

Altwiener Easter market on the Freyung

The Freyung Easter market is one of the most popular Easter markets in Vienna, which you can find right in the city center. You can marvel at beautiful hand-painted eggs, lots of handmade decorations and colorful eggs at the Altwiener Ostermarkt. There is also an entertainment program for children with a puppet show.

 

Date and opening times: 15.03. - 01.04.2024 daily from 10:00 - 20:00

Admission: Free

How to get there:  HOP ON HOP OFF Station - RED and BLUE LINE No. 6

Link:https://altwiener-markt.at/easter/

Easter market am Hof

The Ostermarkt am Hof is located in the middle of the first district, where you can be inspired by traditional handicrafts, modern design and creative gift ideas. You can also enjoy specialties from the local cuisine, bacon, apple strudel and much more.

 

Date and opening hours: 15.03. - 01.04.2024, 11:00 - 20:00, Fri, Sat & Fri 10:00 - 20:00

Admission: Free

How to get there:  HOP ON HOP OFF Station - RED and BLUE LINE No. 6

Link: https://www.ostermarkt-hof.at/

 

Schloss Hof (Easter market in the surrounding area)

Schloss Hof also offers a cheerful Easter program. In addition to arts and crafts, there is an Easter bunny workshop, carriage rides, pony rides and much more for children.

Date: 09.03. - 01.04.2024, 10:00 - 18:00 o'clock

Admission: Free

How to get there:  Schloss Hof is part of the Easter markets around Vienna, please check the official website for exact directions.

Link:https://www.schlosshof.at/veranstaltungen/alle-veranstaltungen/event/ostermarkt

If you're looking for more Easter market inspiration, check out these other popular Easter markets, such as the Hirschstetten Easter Market, Rosenburg Easter Market, Reichenau Easter Market, Weinberg Easter Market, Kalvarienberg Vienna Easter Market, Neuhofen Easter Market or Neugebäude Easter Market.

 

We hope that you enjoyed our virtual trip to the Easter markets in Vienna and that you were able to feel the festive atmosphere of these traditional events. The variety of arts and crafts treasures, the culinary delights and the unique atmosphere make the Easter markets an unforgettable experience. If you are lucky enough to visit Vienna during the Easter period, you should not miss out on these magical Easter markets.

 

Book your HOP ON HOP OFF bus tour with Vienna Sightseeing Tours and spend a great Easter in Vienna.

 

Frequently asked questions on Viennese Easter markets

Are there beautiful Easter markets outside of Vienna?

Schloss Hof is a beautiful Easter market around Vienna that offers a great spring atmosphere. Further beautiful Easter markets outside of Vienna are Rosenburg Easter Market, Reichenau Easter Market, Weinberg Easter Market, Kalvarienberg Vienna Easter Market, Neuhofen Easter Market or Neugebäude Easter Market.

Which Viennese Easter markets are open in 2024?

The most beautiful Easter markets open in 2024 are the Easter market in front of Schönbrunn Palace, Altwiener Ostermarkt on the Freyung and Easter market am Hof.

When are the Easter markets in Vienna open?

Most Easter markets are open in the second half of March.

Vienna Sightseeing wishes you a happy Easter at the most beautiful Easter markets in Vienna!