Carnival & ball season 2019

By the end of February the carnival time officially starts and reaches its highlight before it ends on Ash Wednesday (March 6th, 2019) and people start into lenten period. Right during carnival lots of processions and other festivities are taking place - such as the famous balls of Vienna. Here is a short summary of the upcoming popular ball events:

Location: Sofiensäle on February 15th, 2019

13. Johann Strauss Ball
Location: Kursalon on February 16th, 2019

Location: Parkhotel Schönbrunn on February 16th, 2019

62. Ball der Wiener Kaffeesieder
Location: Hofburg on February 22nd, 2019

Chinesischer Neujahrsball
Location: Sofiensäle on February 23rd, 2019

Wiener Opernball
Location: State Opera on February 28th, 2019

70. Bonbonball
Location: Wiener Konzerthaus on March 1st, 2019

25. Flüchtlingsball
Location: Wiener Rathaus on March 2nd, 2019

Location: Wiener Hofburg on March 2nd, 2019

Ball der Wiener Sängerknaben
Location: Palais Coburg on March 29th, 2019

Carnival festivities in Prater

On 2nd of March, 2019, there will be one of Viennas biggest carnival parties in Prater. From our hotel you can walk there and reach it within a few minutes. The carnical procession starts at 2 p.m. at Zufahrtsstraße and continues through entire Prater fun park before it stops in front of the Ghiant Wheel (Riesenrad), where live music and a costume contest will be waiting for you. After several entertainment programs the parade will continue to walk at the main alley (Prater Hauptallee). Soon details about the entire programm and aftershow events will follow at:

Carnival fest for children

On the 3rd of March, 2019, a big family party will be held in the townhall of Vienna (Rathaus). There will be lots of programm for kids, starting at 2 p.m - including a puppet theatre, mini disco, make up station, inflatable castle, ball pit and much more! All necessary details about this event - such as price info and forbidden items - are available at this link. (german)

The entire crew of Austria Classic Hotel Wien is looking forward to see your unique costumes and eat lots of "Krapfen" - a typical pastry for the carnival time! Additionally we are wishing you lots of fun and a nice stay in Vienna! 

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