Europe’s biggest open air festival: the Danube Island Festival in Vienna

An unforgettable summer event on Vienna’s Danube Island

Every year in June it’s time for the Danube Island Festival in Vienna again. Millions of visitors have been coming to Danube Island since 1984 to take part in Europe’s largest open air event. With free admission and a festival area over 4 kilometres long, every music fan will find the right style of music for them. From Austropop, oldies and pop to rock and hip hop to electro and much more. The three-day, family-friendly open air festival is an absolute summer highlight in Vienna. Plan a visit to the Danube Island Festival during your summer family holiday in Vienna too. Unforgettable moments on your summer holiday!

Look back at the Danube Island Festival 2019

The Danube Island Festival 2019 was a resounding success once again. Around 2.5 million visitors attended live concerts on Danube Island. Like many times before, the Austropop legend Wolfgang Ambros also performed again this year. In addition to Austrian musicians like Christina Stürmer and Seiler & Speer, international stars like the Swedish rockers Mando Diao and the German rock band Revolverheld joined the line-up. And lesser well-known artists also took to the stage at the Danube Island Festival to present their music to the audience. A total of 1,500 artists could be seen on 13 stages. A truly mixed open air festival in Vienna!

Open air festival in Vienna with family and sports activities

There’s not just musical shows at the Danube Island Festival but also a varied programme for families and children. Enjoy an entertaining and educational time with your loved ones at the Danube Island Festival. Whether it’s throwing hay bales or running the fuel canister race together. Or at exciting demonstrations by rescue forces with rescue dogs, the fire brigade, police and water rescue. Your children will also be amazed by the sight of the giant wheel, the children’s train and the children’s carousel and can hardly wait to get active on the bouncy castle or in the play tent. A Punch and Judy show, a play bus, creative children’s make-up and funny children’s song makers round off the visit to the Danube Island Festival in Vienna perfectly.

Relaxation & refreshment on Danube Island in Vienna

Just like in the idyllic Augarten and vast area in the “Green Prater”, there are numerous opportunities to relax surrounded by the greenery on Danube Island. Either stroll leisurely along the island’s paths or refresh yourself at the family beach. Your summer holiday in Vienna will be simply fantastic!

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