By Megan Millisky
Vienna, Austria, is a hub of arts and culture. There are events such as The Future Ball, where you can dance and explore future technology and art. Spend some time at Art & Antique Vienna, or hear some Mozart. There is so much to do in Vienna this November - here are 10 of the most fun events.
1. Art & Antique Vienna
November 15-17, explore antiques, paintings, furniture, and much more. The Hofburg is a historic museum full of gorgeous works of art. It’s a must-see for travelers who want to explore Austrian culture.
Address: The Hofburg, Hofburg Wien
2. The Future Ball
Party like it’s 2100! The Future Ball celebrates amazing tech and artistic visionaries. There’s an all-black dress code - wear a party outfit or dress like you’re from the future. Discover cool tech and art. It all takes place November 9.
Address: Praterstraße 1, 1020 Wien, Austria+
3. Buch Wien
From November 6-10, attend the largest literary festival in Austria! There will be programming for all ages. And for kids, there will be an exhibition of “The Little Polar Bear” book.
Address: Trabrennstraße 7, 1020 Wien, Austria
4. Mozart Requiem By Mozart Boys Choir
Hear the sounds of Vienna sung by the Mozart Boys Choir. They will be performing Mozart Requiem for one night only on November 9. They will be backed by four string performers.
5. Vienna Comic-Con
Come to Vienna’s Comic-Con November 23-24. It’s a huge festival which celebrates comics, anime, and manga. There will also be merchandise from TV, gaming, and movies. Don't miss all the costumes and fun!
Address: Reed Messe Wien, Vienna, Austria
6. Opening of Carnival Season
Join the biggest ballroom dance scene in Central Europe! Whether you’ve been dancing the Vienna waltz your whole life or you’ve never done it, dance instructors will be there to assist you. On November 11, admission is free.
Address: Anilingasse 2, 1060 Vienna, Austria
7. Fesch Markt Wien
November 15-17, explore a huge festival. More than 220 exhibitors will be selling goods at the Ottakringer brewery. You can shop through all kinds of art, furniture, and accessories.
8. Alpine Perchtenlauf
Discover one of Vienna’s quirky holiday traditions. A group of people in terrifying monster costumes show up to chase away bad winter spirits. They love to scare visitors! This event is fun for adults, but may be too scary for children. The spooky fun starts November 30.
Address: Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien, Austria
9. Weihnachtsquartier Christmas Market
This is a great chance to catch up on holiday shopping. You can get all kinds of locally made goods, such as porcelain, jewelry, jams, soap, and much more. November 29-December 1, bundle up and explore this free Christmas Market.
Address: 1010 Vienna, Austria
10. Mystery Dinner Ghost Theater
November 8, have a spook-tacular time at this three-course Mystery Dinner! Hear the haunting tale of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The story follows Beethoven’s mysterious relationships, his hearing loss, and a ghostly figure who Beethoven feared. Don't miss this fun mystery dinner!