The 10 Most Fun Things to do in Vienna this February

By Megan Millisky

Visit the "City of Dreams" this February! Vienna is known for its elegant annual balls, lovely music scene, and rich architectural history. Experience it all - here are the ten most fun things to do in Vienna this February.

1. Vienna Opera Ball

Immerse yourself in glamour at the Vienna Opera Ball! Dress formally for this annual ball of epic proportions. February 20, the Opera transforms into a huge ballroom ready for live music, dancing and dining.

Address: 6939+8M Vienna, Austria

2. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Catch a classic winter show on February 28! Vivaldi’s famous classic “Four Seasons” is sure to delight audiences. The show takes place at St. Charles Church.

Address: Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Wien, Austria

3. Carmina Burana Ballet

February 23, watch a graceful ballet set to the music of Debussy, Bolero, and Burana. There will be a contemporary ballet dance set to each song. Head to Volksoper Vienna in the Himmelpfortgrund neighborhood for the show.

Address: Währinger Str. 78, 1090 Wien, Austria

4. Masters of Hardcore

Hardcore music fans will want to plan an evening around this rockin’ concert! February 22-23, over ten bands and musicians will be performing at Marx Halle.

Address: Karl-Farkas-Gasse 19, 1030 Wien, Austria

5. Otello at the Vienna State Opera

Audiences have been enjoying Otello since 1887! The show is a universally acclaimed drama which will be playing at the Vienna State Opera on February 3.

Address: Opernring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

6. KHM Imperial Ball Week in Vienna

February 18-21, enjoy the wonders of Vienna’s greatest Museums! Start with a welcome drink, followed by a guided tour through the Kunsthistorisches Museum. There is a Mystery Hunt on opening night, and the week ends with a gala ball at the Vienna State Opera House.

Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien, Austria

7. Ball of Coffee Brewers

Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember at Kaffeesiederball! For one night only on February 14, the Imperial Palace transforms into an elegant coffee space. Dance on the ballroom floor and watch a ballet performance!

Address: Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria

8. Rudolfina Masked Ball

Have an adventurous night out at the Rudolfina Redoute Ball! Women must wear masks to the dance, and only masked women can ask others to dance. This traditional ball lasts until 5 AM, when the ladies are unmasked. Join the tradition on February 24.

Address: Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria

9. Musikverein

February 15, hear four of Beethoven’s violin and piano sonatas! Head to Musikvereinsplatz for the show, which begins at 7:30 PM. The venue is located in the heart of Vienna, close to parks and shops that make this a perfect night out.

Address: Musikvereinsplatz 1 1010 Wien Austria

10. Viennese Waltz Lessons

Have an unforgettable night out when you learn to do a traditional Viennese Waltz! It takes less than 45 minutes to learn, and with English-speaking instructors to guide you, you’ll be dancing in no time.

Address: Central Vienna

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