A glittering New Year’s Eve celebration
New Year’s Eve in Vienna: a diverse celebration
Celebrate the turning of the year in the centre of Austria’s vibrant capital city! The city of Vienna provides numerous New Year’s Eve options to ensure the perfect celebration for everyone. The range includes elegant balls, fantastic galas, the renowned Silvesterpfad trail or a glittering party to mark the arrival of the new year.
Glittering New Year celebrations along Vienna’s Silvesterpfad
Vienna’s legendary New Year’s Eve Trail, the Silvesterpfad, runs from the city centre via the Town Hall Square to the Prater. This well-known party strip presents a wonderful spectacle until two o’clock in the morning on New Year’s Day. The range of dining options, a colourful show programme and music ranging from waltzes and operettas to pop, rock, and even DJ sounds combine to produce an exuberant atmosphere. Fans of the classics will enjoy a wander along the Graben, taking in performances from Vienna’s schools of dance and even trying dancing for themselves. The squares along the Silvesterpfad trail are decorated with glittering chains of light and chandeliers for that extra festive atmosphere. The tremendous, colourful fireworks at midnight are an absolute highlight. Your perfect New Year’s celebrations in Vienna!
New Year’s Eve galas, musicals and boat rides on the Danube
Along with numerous New Year galas in the Vienna Town Hall and the universally known New Year’s Eve ball in Vienna’s Hofburg Palace, there many more opportunities to celebrate an extraordinary New Year’s Eve in Vienna. Step on board one of Vienna’s New Year boats and see in the new year with a colourful and varied boat ride on the Danube! Music lovers may be tempted to attend a performance of “Cats” at the Ronacher in Bann, while at the Vienna State Opera you can enjoy a traditional performance of “Die Fledermaus”, by Johann Strauss. Such an elegant and tasteful New Year’s Eve could only be found in Vienna!
Your New Year’s Eve stay at The Harmonie Vienna
Centrally located with a family atmosphere and modern fittings – that’s your hotel: The Harmonie Vienna in the Serviten district. On New Year’s Eve, you can expect a small surprise in your comfortable room. Savour a delicious Zotter chocolate while you read New Year’s Eve stories printed on quality paper. It’s the perfect prelude to your New Year’s Eve celebration, before you head out to enjoy more festivities in Vienna’s city centre.
The next morning, you can enjoy a range of local, organic options with your sleepyhead’s breakfast in your room. Anyone who is still in a festive mood might like to take in the New Year’s concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which is displayed on a big screen in the Town Hall Square.