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New Year's Eve In Vienna

Make the turn of the year an unforgettable moment by celebrating New Year's Eve in the exciting city of Vienna. In our blog, we show you the unique parties that you should not miss on the 31st of December. Happy New Year!


On great demand – the New Year's Eve Trail in the center of Vienna

Would you like to join a huge celebration in the middle of Vienna? Then you have found your party for New Year`s Eve. The highlight of Vienna’s celebrations is the New Year's Eve Trail: 12 hours of dancing and celebrating in the city center. Along the party route, culinary specialties and mulled wine are served. Whether you prefer waltz, rock, pop, DJ sets or pop music, it is guaranteed that you will find your favuorite one. The New Year is greeted with a huge firework show at Rathausplatz and Prater.
Music: Walzer, Rock, Pop, DJ-Lines, Schlagermusik
Start: 2 p.m.
End: 2 a.m.
Admission: free
Address: Rathausplatz, Freyung, Am Hof, Graben, Stephansplatz, Kärntner Straße, Neuer Markt, Wiener Staatsoper, Haus der Musik, Prater/Riesenradplatz, Aspern Seestadt

New Year's Eve in Vienna (c) Österreich Werbung/G.Popp

HOFBURG New Year`s Eve Gala

Do you want to enjoy the last day of the year in an imperial setting? Then the Hofburg is the best place for you. The ball season opens with this unique event celebrating its 50th anniversary with the slogan "Time to celebrate" this year. World-famous artists, numerous renowned orchestras and bands as well as different dance music from waltz to jazz crown the New Year's Eve program in the former imperial winter residence.
Music: International
Start: ca 9 p.m.
End: n.a.
Admission: from 170 Euro per person
Address: 1010 Wien, Eingang Heldenplatz

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(c) Hofburg Wien

Swing New Year`s Eve – Badeschiff Wien

Swing that Jazz... A great period of the last century, what makes everyone dance nowadays, too! It is a very special location to fete the last day of the year. On the Badeschiff Punch Deck, you will be highly in the mood by the versatile music with punch and mulled wine starting at 10 p.m. At 00.30 the dancefloor will be opened with jazz, soul and more ...
Music: Jazz, Soul, and more
Start: 10 p.m.
End: n.a.
Admission: from 25 - 89 Euro per person
Address: 1010 Wien, Donaukanal, Franz-Josefs-Kai 4.

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(c) Badeschiff

New Year`s Eve in Pratersauna

Are you a fan of rhythm and do you like modern music? The former Sauna in the Vienna Prater is one of the most popular clubs in the city and waiting for you this night. On 5 floors you can beat the drums in the Pratersauna and in the adjacent VIE i PEE until the morning.
Music: Techno, Elektro
Start: 11 p.m.
End: n.a.
Admission: from 20 Euro per person
Address: 1020 Wien, Waldsteingartenstraße 135.



Gala in Kursalon Wien

Historic ambience, classical music and waltz until midnight. Let yourself be enchanted by the sounds of Strauss and Mozart New Year's Eve concert. You can treat yourself to an exclusive 4-course gala dinner, and you can dance until the early hours on the New Year's Eve party waltz without end.
Music: Walzer
Start: 6 p.m.
End: 2 a.m.
Admission: from 225 - 345 Euro per person
Address: Kursalon, 1010 Wien, Johannesgasse 33.


(c) Kursalon

New Years Eve in the Vienna Oper House

Those, who prefer more the classical stlye, will find the right New Year's Eve location at the Vienna State Opera. Traditionally, every year the "Bat" by Johann Strauss is performed here. From 27.12.2019 to 1.1.2020, the complete program from the Vienna State Opera will be broadcast live on a giant screen directly in front of the Opera. On New Year's Eve it will be shown until midnight. On 1.1. here you can also see the live broadcast of the New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic.
Start: 7 p.m.
End: 23 p.m.
Admission: from 18 € - 287 € per person
Address: 1010 Wien, Opernring 2.

St. Stephen`s Cathedral

One of Vienna's famous attractions offers a spectacular program and you will surely alive your New Year's Eve in Vienna unforgettable. Year-end party with Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, festive music at the end of the year with works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and John Rutter (soloists, Vienna Cathedral Choir, Vienna Cathedral Orchestra)
Start: 4:30 p.m.
End: n.a.
Admission: n.a.
Address: 1010 Wien, Stephansplatz

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Schönbrunn Palace Orchester in the Orangerie of Schönbrunn Palace

On New Year's Eve, the Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra performs a concert with selected works by Mozart and Strauss, accompanied by dancers and singers. Unique concert experience, which will be branded indelibly into your memory.
Music: Walzer
Start: 7 p.m.
End: 2 a.m.
Admission: from 64 - 136 Euro per person
Address: 1140, Wien, Schlossstraße 47.

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New Year`s Eve in a hotel

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There are numerous hotels in Vienna where you can toast the new year with culinary highlights:

Hotel Am Parkring
Celebrating over the roofs of Vienna and welcome the new year in a panorama restaurant? "Das Schick" on the 12th floor of the garden tower right on the Ringstrasse offers a great number of highlights. Enjoy the fascinating view and the New Year's fireworks of Vienna.
Start: 7 p.m.
End: n.a.
Admission: 265 € per person
Address: 1010 Wien, Parkring 12.

Hotel InterContintental
The InterContinental chefs present the best creations. Here you can taste the wonderful gala buffet with atmospheric live music.
Start: 8 p.m.
End: n.a.
Price: from 250 € per person
Address: 1030 Wien, Johannesgasse 28.

Hotel Marriott Vienna
At the Hotel Marriott Vienna you can enjoy a New Year's Eve buffet in the Garden Café and in the Cascade Bar (€ 106 per person) or a wonderful evening at the New Year's Eve gala buffet in the Parkring Restaurant (€ 209 per person).
Start: 8 p.m.
End: n.a.
Price: 106 – 209 € per person
Address: 1010 Wien, Parkring 12A.

Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel
Crowning the end of the year a culinary discovery voyage awaits you at the Imperial Riding School Renaissance Vienna Hotel.
Start: 7 p.m.
End: n.a.
Price: 72 – 209 € per person
Address: 1030 Wien, Ungargasse 60.

VIENNA SIGHTSEEING TOURS wishes you a Happy New Year!