Starting by the end of June, film festival at Rathausplatz in front of Viennas town hall is offering classic music films and food. Every day in total 26 food stands satisfy the visitors with culinary highlights. No matter if you like greek food, asian food or just like to drink some cocktails. Here is the right place to be!
And as soon as it gets dark (at around 9 p.m.) you can watch classical music videos on a screen as big as 300m³. Some day you can watch concert recordings, on other days short music films will be shown. Culinary starts daily at 11 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m. - entry is totally free.
Close to "Stadtpark", a park in central Vienna, the event of "Sand in the City" is taking place. This open air event is taking place at a location, that is an ice rink in winter. But in summer, tons of sand were spread on the floor and palms, seats and even two beach volleyball courts were installed to bring the ultimate summer feeling to Vienna. Of course some Live-Acts will entertain you with good music also. Here you can choose between a big amount of food diversity dispersed over the whole location. Entry is free - you just have to pay for your food and drinks - and also if you want to rent the beach volleyball courts. The area is opened daily from 2 p.m. to 12 p.m..
If the weather is fine, the Old Danube in Vienna will transform into a big beautiful sea of lights. All of the boat rental services are decorating their boats with lights and at the waterfront the restaurants are expanding their opening times. Their will be a local radio station that will be entertaining with good music and the highlight will be a big firework at the end of the event. Attention!If the weather is bad, the event will take place one week later at July 29th, 2017.
Beside of the special event of Light-Festival at Old Danube, the boat rental owners are also offering special packages if there is full moon above Vienna. On 7th of August and 6th of September 2017, they are expanding their opening times and do offering electric boats or pedal boats including a bottle of prosecco to support the romantic mood. We would recommend to reserve a boat in time!
By the end of July a big meadow on Danube Island will be transformed into a big Beach Volleyball village - including a stadium that offers 10.000 seats. You can read more about the FIVB World Championships of Beach Volleyball in our latest blog article. We highly recommend this event to our younger visitors. The event always attracts a lot of young austrian people who create the best atmosphere every year!
To all of our guests that like cars, we suggest to visit the Vienna Classic Days by the end of August. At this special event many oldtimers and classic cars will meet up in the centre of Vienna. Even cars that are as old as 100 years will show up! The programm inclueds a Friday Night Trophy as well as a big parade on "Ringstraße" - the famous central street of Vienna - and a oldtimer-picnic in Danube park.