Insights and Events

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. On our blog, we tell you about unique parties that you should not miss on the 31st of December. Happy New Year!

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

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, stalls serve culinary specialties and mulled wine. Furthermore, the music is taken care of. Whether you prefer waltz, rock, pop, DJ sets or pop music, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. The New Year is greeted with a big fireworks show at Rathausplatz and Prater.
Music: waltz, rock, pop, dj sets, schlager music
Start: 14:00
End: 14:00
Admission: free
Address: Rathausplatz, Freyung, Am Hof, Graben, Stephansplatz, Kärntner Straße, Neuer Markt, Vienna State Opera, Haus der Musik, Prater / Riesenradplatz, Aspern Seestadt
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: State Opera (RED and YELLOW line) , DDSG City Cruises (RED line)
New Year's Eve in Vienna (c) Österreich Werbung/G.Popp

Retro chic at the Badeschiff on the Danube

At the Swing New Year's Eve party at the Badeschiff, you can swing your way into the New Year, but you can also try your hand at ice stock sport. From 7pm to 11pm there is a New Year's Eve buffet on the main deck. With a beautiful view of the Danube Canal and the surrounding fireworks, you can dance the New Year's waltz with your friends on the Badeschiff.
Music: swing, soul, ska
Start: 16:00
End: about 04:00 in the morning
Admission: € 20 with advance booking, € 25 at the door (including sparkling wine at midnight)
Address: Donaukanal, 1010 Wien
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: DDSG City Cruises (RED line)
Swing Silvester am Badeschiff.jpg
New Year's Eve at the Badeschiff in Vienna (c) Badeschiff

New Year's Eve Gala in a hotel in Vienna

In Vienna, there are numerous hotels in which you can toast the new year comfortably and with culinary highlights:

Hotel InterContintental:

The chefs of the InterContinental present the best creations. Here you can enjoy a wonderful gala buffet with live music.
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: City Park (RED line)

Hotel Marriott Vienna:

At the Hotel Marriott Vienna, you can enjoy a New Year's Eve buffet in the Garden Café and the Cascade Bar or a wonderful evening at the New Year's Eve gala buffet in the Parkring Restaurant.
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: City Park (RED line)

Hotel the Trieste:

Treat yourself to a festive New Year's Eve dinner at the hotel and enjoy the fireworks with a glass of champagne on the roof terrace.
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: Fruit & Flower Market (YELLOW line)

Loveball at WUK

The gay community dances into the new year at the Loveball in WUK. The theme of the party is "Tarzan”. Costumes are welcome.
Music: House, dance music, pop charts
Start: 23:00
End: 05:00
Admission: Advance booking € 19 until midnight, € 22 after midnight
Address: Währinger Straße 59, 1090 WienLoveball2 WUK.jpg
Loveball in Vienna (c) LMS

New Year's Eve in the Pratersauna

The former sauna in the Vienna Prater is one of the most popular clubs in the city. You can celebrate in the Pratersauna and in the neighboring club VIE i PEE until morning on different dance 5 floors.
Music: techno, electro
Start: 11pm
End: Open end
Admission: no information
Address: Waldsteingartenstraße 135, 1020 Wien

If one party is not enough for you, we recommend you visit the New Year's Eve parties at Flex, Volksgarten and Loft.

New Year's Eve at the Vienna State Opera

Those who prefer a more classic celebration will find the right New Year's Eve location in the Vienna State Opera. Traditionally, “The Bat" by Johann Strauss is performed every year and will be broadcast live to the audience outside.
Start: 19:00
End: 22:30
Admission: € 17  - € 273
Address: Opernring 2, 1010 Vienna
HOP ON HOP OFF Station: State Opera (RED and YELLOW line)
Vienna State Opera (c) VIENNA SIGHTSEEING TOURS/Bernhard Luck

VIENNA SIGHTSEEING TOURS wishes everyone a Happy New Year!