Top Events in 2024
Here you can find an overview of the upcoming highlights for your clients, for more details please see our event calendar.
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Vienna Ice World
Dreaming of a winter fairytale? Set against the stunning backdrop of City Hall, ice skating fans have the run of 8,500 m2 of ice including a winding trail through the Rathauspark. Culinary treats and music to suit every taste complete the fun. Skate hire available.
- Jan 19–Mar 3, 2024
Fischer von Erlach at Wien Museum
The Karlskirche is regarded as the most important baroque structure in Austria and is a Viennese landmark. Its architect, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656–1723), is the focus of the first special exhibition in the reopened Wien Museum.
- Feb 1–Apr 28, 2024
Vienna Opera Ball
The 66th Vienna Opera Ball will fill the Vienna State Opera´s dancefloor, where revelers dance to the beat of the waltz.
Roy Lichtenstein at Albertina
The ALBERTINA Museum is celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of Roy Lichtenstein, one of the most influential pioneers of 20th-century art and one of pop art’s most important protagonists, with a major retrospective.
Phantom of the Opera
The world-famous musical by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber is back in Vienna at Raimund Theater with a new production!
- Premiere: Mar 15, 2024
Easter markets in Vienna have a long tradition. Easter decorations and beautifully painted eggs, handicrafts and culinary treats set the tone at the capital’s Easter markets.
Schönbrunn Palace Easter Market
- Mar 16–Apr 2, 2024
Old Viennese Easter Market at Freyung
- Mar 15–Apr 1, 2024
41th Vienna City Marathon
A red-letter day for thousands of runners from all over the world. The course takes in some of Vienna’s best-loved sights, including the Giant Ferris Wheel, Schönbrunn Palace and the Hofburg.
- Apr 21, 2024
In May and June, the Vienna Festival sets the stage for new opera, theater, performance, dance and music productions and premieres.
- May 17–Jun 23, 2024
Vienna Pride and Rainbow Parade
In 2024, the Rainbow Parade will take to the Ringstrasse boulevard for the 28th time. The parade marks the culmination of Vienna Pride, a twoweek event which sees the rainbow flag flying high all over the city.
Summer Night´s Concert at Schönbrunn Palace
Against the stunning Baroque backdrop of Schönbrunn Palace, the Vienna Philharmonic serves up classical music at its finest – outdoors and free of charge.
- Jun 7, 2024
Danube Island Festival
The three-day Danube Island Festival is one of the largest open-air music festivals in Europe. Admission is free!
- Jun 21–23, 2024
34rd Film Festival on Rathausplatz
In Summer, the square outside City Hall is transformed into a bustling open-air hotspot. The Film Festival serves up opera, classical, pop and rock film music highlights – and great food, too. Admission is free!
- Jun 29–Sep 1, 2024
The multiday sports fest for members of the LGBT community and their friends will play out in Vienna for the first time in 2024. At least 27 different sports promise a packed program for the approximately 3,000 participants from all over the world. Anyone can join in – regardless of sexual orientation.
- Jul 17–20, 2024
Art and design in fall
Every fall, Vienna stages a huge variety of art and design events. Fall in the capital of culture takes in a host of exciting spaces and features a compelling selection of local and international art and design.
A magnet for art collectors, curators, gallery owners and art experts from all over the world.
- Sep 12–15, 2024
Free tours of more than 50 fascinating Viennese buildings that are otherwise not open to visitors provide exclusive insights for architecture buffs.
- Sep 14 & 15, 2024
An art fair with a twist: an empty building will once again provide a platform for contemporary art by creating a canvas for Austrian and international artists.
- September 2024
Vienna Design Week
International design festival.
- Sep 20–29, 2024
Long Night of Museums
Over 100 museums and galleries in Vienna will be opening their doors to stay-awake art lovers from six in the evening until one in the morning.
- Beginning of October 2024
Vienna Art Week
Fancy a peek behind the curtain of the Vienna art scene? Exhibitions, panel discussions, tours, studio open houses and parties throughout the city.
- November 2024
Rembrandt – Hoogstraten at KHM
For the first time, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna will present an exhibition on the important Baroque painter Rembrandt. The fascinating interplay between Rembrandt and his pupil Hoogstraten is on display in a unique way.
- Oct 8, 2024–Jan 12, 2025
Christmas Markets in Vienna in 2024
Some of the city’s most attractive squares are transformed into enchanting Christmas markets between mid-November and Christmas. The aromas of freshly baked cookies, steaming punch and roasted almond shang in the air. Festive lights twinkle above the old town and shopping streets, spreading Christmas cheer throughout the city.
- Viennese Christmas Market on Rathausplatz
- Old Viennese Christmas Market at Freyung
- Christmas Market at Spittelberg
- Christmas Market Schloss Schönbrunn
- More Christmas markets: events.wien.info/en/
Vienna New Year’s Eve Trail
On December 31, Vienna city center is transformed into a giant party scene.
From 2pm until 2am the New Year’s Eve trail in the old town keeps the entertainment coming. Numerous stopping-off points offer culinary specialties where the sounds of waltz, rock, pop and live DJs add up to an unforgettable experience.
- Dec 31, 2024
Details of New Year’s Eve events incl. concerts, balls, galas and parties are listed at events.wien.info/en and in the ivie app.
Please note that the events listed are subject to change or cancellation. Please check the organizer’s website in good time beforehand for updates!