Things to do in Vienna: November 2017

The Viennese culture programme never sleeps. So you don’t miss anything check out the upcoming events of November here. P.S. This month some of the famous Viennese Christmas markets will already open their doors.


In addition to a huge sales exhibition with various products from the esoteric field, you can also expect interesting workshops and lectures regarding the topics of spirituality and gentle medicine.

Information regarding the esoteric fair and the exhibitors can be found here.

WHEN: November 03 – November 05, 2017

WHERE: Stadthalle Wien 

Esoteric fair Vienna


The ART&ANTIQUE Vienna is a fair for art, antiques and design. Around 50 regional and national galleries present their extensive offer of modern and contemporary art, antiques, paintings and graphics, glass, furniture and crafts as well as jewellery, carpets, sculptures and art nouveau, art deco and design.

More detailed information about the Art&Antique Hofburg Vienna can be found here. 

WANN: November 04 – November 11, 2017

WO: Hofburg Vienna

Art&Antique Hofburg Vienna



This year’s motto is “Seeking Beauty” and several museums, galleries as well as exhibition rooms worked together to organise the VIENNA ART WEEK. For all art lovers: More than 200 events are offered, ranging from live performances and lectures, to tours and films considering the topic of “beauty”.

More information about the VIENNA ART WEEK you will find here.

WHEN: November 13 – November 19, 2017

WHERE: Various locations in Vienna




Once again, the international book fair and reading week will take place in the Austrian capital. Around 330 exhibitors from ten different countries present their current offer including novels, children’s and youth books as well as electronic media, comics, biographies, trade journals, audio books and foreign language literature. Also fantasy and science fiction fans will enjoy the fair. The supporting programme consists of readings, seminars and workshops for students.

Find here all details about the event.

WHEN: November 08 – November 12, 2017

WHERE: Messe Wien, Halle D 

Book fair Vienna 2017



The Photo + Adventure fair combines the three booming leisure topics: photography, travel and outdoor. Visitors are part of a photo and travel festival and at the same time they have the chance to collect useful information. The supporting programme consists of plenty of workshops and lectures focusing on the travel sector as well as on the latest technical developments in the photo industry.

Details about the Photo + Adventure fair 2017 can be found here. 

WHEN: November 11 & 12, 2017 

WHERE: Messe Wien, Halle BPhoto + Adventure fair Vienna



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 punch and culinary delicacies. Every day you can listened to the sounds of current Djs. The opening event is on November 09.

Here you can find out everything about Winter at MuseumsQuartier.

WHEN: 09. November – 23. December, 2017

WHERE: Innenhof MuseumsQuartier 

Winter at Museumsquartier



This year, the “Wiener Weihnachtstraum” at Rathausplatz opens on November 18. Be there when the giant Christmas tree gets lit for the first time and the “Gardemusik” Vienna as well as the music society “Franstanz” perform on stage. The Christmas market with its 150 stands offers a lot of inspiration for Christmas gifts, Christmas decorations, arts and crafts, culinary delights, sweets and warm drinks.

More detailed information about the „Wiener Weihnachtstraum“ can be found here. 

WHEN: November 18 – December 23, 2017

WHERE: In front of the town hall. Wiener Weihnachtstraum at Rathausplatz



On November 18, the Christmas market in front of Schönbrunn Palace will open its doors. In around 80 festively decorated huts there is a lot to discover. The magnificently lighted courtyard in front of the castle attracts many visitors and is considered as a particularly beautiful pre-Christmas experience.

Find here everything about the Christmas market in front of Schönbrunn Palace.

WHEN: November 18 – December 26, 2017

WHERE: In front of Schönbrunn Palace 

Kultur- und Weihnachtsmarkt at Schönbrunn Palace




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