Festivals and Events in Vienna
The holiday is already planned and yet, it feels like something is missing in your forthcoming holiday. EconomyCarRentals.co.uk recommends visiting some of the remarkable events in Vienna during 2013, to feel the real ambience. Seize this opportunity to soak up the atmosphere and see the impending events while travelling in Vienna!
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New Year’s Concert (1st January) – Dazzling performances by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are unveiled at this prestigious New Year festival in Vienna. (www.wienerphilharmoniker.at)
Film and Food Festival on Rathausplatz (July - August) – The charming square of Rathausplatz displays the large outdoor cinema ,which presents screenings of ballet, opera, world music, jazz and more. Combined at this wonderful event in Venice are international food stands offering snacks and refreshments.
Opernball – The Vienna State Opera Building hosts this premier ball event in Vienna attended by overseas guests.
MQ Vienna Fashion Week – The season’s finest collections of fashion wear are showcased by international and national designers at this prestigious annual festival in Vienna. (www.mqviennafashionweek.com)
Easter Markets (March - April) – During this religious period there are many Easter Markets staged in front of Schönbrunn Castle and in the district of Freyung. The outdoor stands offer a wide selection of Easter gifts and related items at this charming spring event in Vienna.
Viennale - Vienna Internation Film Festival (Oct - Nov) – An established film festival in Vienna drawing an immense number of guests. (www.viennale.at)
Vienna City Marathon – The largest sporting event in Vienna consists of a 42 km / 26 mile circuit. (www.vienna-marathon.com)
Buch Wien – This Vienna event is an international book fair also featuring showings of international and national films.
Christmas Market (Nov - Dec) – Rathausplatz Square plays host to this seasonal market displaying Austrian crafts and wares at this very old annual event in Vienna.
Vienna City Festival – A cultural festival in Vienna hosted at a number of different stages in the city square. Theatre and music performances together with street artists and partying are on the program. (www.stadtfest-wien.at) (German)
Kaiserball (31st December) - This event in Vienna is the annual New Year’s Eve ball held at the Hofburg Palace. Guests waltz away the evening to welcome the New Year in!
Austria Skatemarathon – Prater Park is the setting for this 42 km / 26 mile skating marathon event in Vienna. (www.skatemarathon.at)
Danube Island Festival – Danube Island comes alive with this three day open air music festival in Vienna attracting millions of young people. (www.donauinselfest.at)