Things to do in Vienna: December 2017

Christmas spirit in our capital! Find here a list of events in December, which will bring you into the right mood for Christmas. Enjoy a stress-free and peaceful December.


A Christmas concert that will inspire you! The singers are accompanied by the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Wiener Singakademie and the Vienna Boys Choir. The classical concert takes place in the Great Hall of Vienna’s Konzerthaus and attracts thousands of visitors. If you can’t enjoy it live, you have the possibility to watch it on a screen.

More information regarding the concert can be found here.

WHEN: December 15 – December 23, 2017

WHERE: Großer Saal, Wiener Konzerthaus 

Things to do in Vienna im December - Christmas in Vienna


The Theater am Spittelberg invites you to a variety of performances in December, which will bring you into the right Christmas mood. From musical performances, a cabaret programme to revues, spectacles and comedy shows – there will be something for everyone.

Here you can find out everything about Wintertainment.

WHEN: December 5 – December 23, 2017

WHERE: Theater am Spittelberg 

Things to do in Vienna im December - Wintertainment



On December 16, the most beautiful moments from more than 80 years of Disney film history will be presented at the Wiener Stadthalle. Together with the Hollywood Sound Orchestra the star soloists Cassandra Steen, Willemijn Verkaik, Anton Zetterholm, Gil Ofarim, Milica Jovanovic and Lars Redlich are going to present the most popular Disney songs.

More information about the concert as well as tickets can be found here.

WHEN: December 16, 2017

WHERE: Wiener Stadthalle 

Things to do in Vienna im December - Disney in Concert



The Viennese MuseumsQuartier is not only a popular hotspot in summer. In November, the courtyard turns into an impressive winter landscape. Inside the many design objects, which are beautifully decorated, you are provided with hot punch and other culinary delicacies. Every day you can listened to the sounds of current local and international Djs.

Here you can find out everything about Winter at MuseumsQuartier.

WHEN: 09. November – 23. December, 2017

WHERE: Courtyard of MuseumsQuartier 

Things to do in Vienna im December - Winter im MuseumsQuartier



For all opera lovers this is the perfect opportunity to watch beautiful operas completely free of charge. From December 27 to January 02, the entire programme of Vienna’s State Opera will be broadcasted live to a giant screen right in front of the opera on the Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz. On New Year’s Eve, you can watch a collection of the most popular operas, starting at 02:00 pm.

More detailed information about the event can be found here. 

WHEN: December 27, 2017 – January 02, 2018

WHERE: Right in front of the opera on Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz

Things to do in Vienna im December - Opera Live Outdoors



On December 31, the old town of Vienna turns into a huge sea of ​​lights and the New Year party already starts at 2:00 pm. Along the New Year’s Eve trail in Vienna’s city centre there are plenty of stations, which offer a great show programme. Very popular is the “Klassikmeile” at Graben where you can get a crash course in dancing the Viennese waltz. Who gets hungry or needs a refreshment during the night will be happy about the varied culinary offer. At midnight, there will be breath-taking fireworks at Rathausplatz and the Viennese Prater.

More detailed information about the New Year’s trail and the stations can be found here. 

WHEN: December 31, 2017

WHERE: Vienna city  centre, Rathausplatz and Viennese Prater

Things to do in Vienna im December - New Year’s trail



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