Festival & Balls
Balls (January - February)
The tradition of balls is deeply rooted in the Austrian History. Between January and February, when it is "Fasching", the Austrian Carnival, balls are held nearly every weekend all over town.
So if you love to waltz, foxtrot, cha and jive you are just right in Vienna, music capital of the world and the birthplace of Viennese Waltz!
The most famous, expensive and glamorous is the Viennese Opernball,
which has been located in the Vienna
State Opera since 1877.
Philharmonic Ball - Philharmoniker Ball (February)
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra invites you to their native
residence the Musikverein
for a ball with musical enjoyment guaranteed. Alongside the
Opernball this ball is one of the most important ones in Vienna,
due the sound of its most famous orchestra in the world.
Other Famous Balls (January - February)
Blumenball: In the festive halls of Vienna's city hall
traditional flower ball takes place. It is famous for its spectacular