Everything you need to do this weekend in Vienna: 27 event tips

Everything you need to do this weekend in Vienna: 27 event tips

April 21, 2019

Everything you need
to do this weekend
in Vienna: 27 event tips

April 21, 2019

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Hey, hey! We’ve selected the very best of what’s happening in Vienna this weekend so you can spend less time working out what to do and spend more time making the most out of life.

Check out below the 27 awesome things happening this weekend in Vienna:

 

Roof top bar opens for the season

KLYO Dachterrassen Opening PARTY

When: FRI, May 3, 6pm–1am
Where: KLYO Bar
Entry: Free! Only happening if the weather’s fine

KLYO is opening their summer deck ,with its beautiful view over the Donaukanal, this Friday, and they’ll be making sure the occassion is celebrated accordingly. They’ll keep you hydrated with creative summer drinks and keep your ears entertained with funky beats. And all the while, the nice view of the city will make sure all your senses are stimulated during this neat night outon the rooftop of the city

Recommended if you like: summer openings, drinks in hand, DJ music, sun decks and balconies, great views, seeing and being seen, having a bunch of (too many) drinks, gin and tonics, fresh air with your drinks, being a sucker for a view, standing on the edge of a balcony with your arms outstretched yelling, ‘I’m the king of the world!’

Dance all night at this Bachata party

Vienna Bachata Night • 26.4.

When: FRI, April 26, 9pm–4am
Where: Mi Barrio
Entry: 5€ for students under 27, otherwise 7€

Get ready to go totally crazy to some Bachata and Samba music. We know you’ve got moves, either the ones you practiced in front of the mirror, or the ones that just come out naturally. And this is the perfect place to show them off. You can even participate at the Bachata Workshop at 9pm and add some new moves to your catalog. The workshop costs 5€ for students and 8€ otherwise. See ya at the dance off.

Recommended if you like: Samba, Bachata, dancing, showing off your dance skills, dance-offs with your friends, sweet drinks with some vodka in it, Mi Barrio

Go all out (within reason) at Fluc this weekend

MIND THE GAP w/ Kyrist & Arkaik

When: FRI, April 26, 11pm–6am
Where: fluc + fluc wanne
Entry: 10€ < 24:00 > 14€

We can all agree, last weekend didn’t go well. You almost got arrested and found your socks in your coat pockets the next morning when you woke up in Upper Austria. We’ll never know how you got there and we might not ever want to know. But, this weekend will go better. We’re confident. Try this party at Fluc and, please, control yourself this time. Check out the music, here:

Recommended if you like: losing items of clothing in public, going all out on the weekend (and during the week for that matter), almost getting arrested on a Friday night, finding your socks in your coat pockets, fluc + fluc wanne

Party all night at Pratersauna

Spiegelverkehrt ǝǝdıǝıʌ + ɐunɐsɹǝʇɐɹd

When: FRI, April 26, 11pm–6am
Where: Pratersauna
Entry: 8€/15€ at the door, get your tickets, here

Get your homework done early this Friday and make sure you have time to get out to Pratersauna to party all night. And if you can’t get your homework done early, well, that paper for class can’t really be that important anyway. You can probably just wing it on Monday morning and be just fine. Probably. Check out the music, here:

Recommended if you like: getting your homework done early, not getting your homework done at all, leaving it all to Monday morning, cramming a paper real quick, partying all night, Pratersauna

Take it to the next level on the dance floor at Club-U

Menage a trois #41

When: FRI, April 26, 10pm–6am
Where: Club-U
Entry: free!

It’s time for a Menage Trois. Again. Get out to Club-U this weekend for some maniacal, inappropriate, in-your-face gyrating and grinding (a.k.a. dancing). Get ready to be sweaty in public with a room full of sweaty strangers. And what would a menage trois be without a little sweat exchange? Get in the mood, here:

Recommended if you like: Club-U, sweating with strangers, showing off your crazy (but obviously excellent) dance moves, being the first in the club and the last out, staying out until the wee hours of the morning

Go on a special music and dancing journey this Friday night

Endlos im Tarab

When: FRI, April 26, 11pm–6am
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: TBA

The Journey to Tarab crowd is back with another of their nights of mischief. If you want to know what this crowds parties are about, look to their name – Tarab. Tarab is a Arabic term that describes that emotion your reach through music and dance. And that’s what Endlos im Tarab is all about – having an experience, one that helps you to escape through a night of good music and dancing. As always, they’ve got a raft of DJs on the bill and they won’t stop the partying until early the next morning.

Recommended if you like: Techno, Electronic Music, parties that go above and beyond, wandering around Praterstern as the sun comes up (or not as the clocks have changed), dancing til’ you drop, club nights that are experiences

Catch this double feature of films on female empowerment

Frauen Power | Wild Friday Night Double Feature

When: FRI, April 26, 8pm–11:30pm
Where: Metro Kinokulturhaus
Entry: 8.50€, make reservations, here, check discounts, here,

There will be a double feature at Metro Kinokulturhaus on Friday and the films will be taking female empowerment to the next level. Get a full night of ladies breaking and changing the rules and maybe even leave questioning social constructs you’d never questioned before. Check out the full line-up, here.

Recommended if you like: female empowerment, double features, sinking down in the seats at the movie theater and not moving for 5 hours, popcorn, soda, candy, seeing the world in a new light, Metro Kinokulturhaus

A special tour with a special tour guide through the Albertina

Salon Kümmernis. Flanieren und Diskutieren | Rubens bis Makart

When: every last Friday of the month, 5:30pm–8pm
Where: Albertina
Entry: 5€ (excl. museum entrance), first come first serve!

Charismatic local Drag Queen, Tiefe Kümmernis, is inviting one and all on a tour through the current exhibition, Rubens bis Makart, at the Albertina every last Friday of the month. There’s no registration possible, it’s first come first serve! So be sure to be among the first ones there. It will really be an eye-opener.

Recommended if you like: art history books, practising your pensive face in front of the mirror, getting inspired by art, getting all philosophical over a cup of coffee, being happy, licking your nose with your tongue, getting As to your Qs,

Treat your ears to a night with the Wiener Symphoniker

Wiener Symphoniker, Haefliger, Mälkki

When: FRI, April 26, 7:30pm–10pm
Where: Wiener Konzerthaus
Entry: 17-74€, check all prices, here

The Wiener Symphoniker will be playing the works of a few unknown, up-and-coming composers such as Wagner, Bartok, and Richard Strauss. (Kidding about that unknown part…) Go see the pros play music from the other pros in a beautiful concert hall in Vienna. Doesn’t get much better than that.

Recommended if you like: the Wiener Symphoniker, listening to incredible music by incredible and well-known composers, hearing classical music performed live, feeling the seat buzz a little when the music gets loud, Wiener Konzerthaus

Vienna’s open air designer market 

WAMP Designmarkt im MQ

When: SAT, April 27, 11am–7pm
Where: In front of the Museumsquartier
Entry: Free!

The WAMP continues this Saturday as they keep spoiling us with this tidy little designer market (although not as regularly as we would like). WAMP brings a whole bunch of Eastern European and local designers together in a great atmosphere in front of Vienna’s MQ. There’s also usually a few food trucks supplying some tasty street food for the market-goers.

Recommended if you like: looking like an original, discovering what design is happening East of Vienna, food truck sandwiches, wearing a tote bag, never leaving the 7th district, beatboxing in the shower

Saturday Fleamarket in the 19th

Flohmarkt Obkirchergasse

When: SAT, April 27, 8am–6pm
Where: Obkirchergasse, 1190
Entry: free!

What’s spring without visiting the massive flea market on the 19th district’s Obkirchengasse. On a sunny spring day (we hope) private sellers will set up their stands of secondhand stuff and the business along the street will also spill onto the pavement. It’s a family affair (so no naked cowboy stunts again) and there will be face painting, a small kids flea market and a clown named Clown Poppo (which somehow we found to be a very creepy name) doing his thing. Come for the secondhand stuff, stay for the clown.

Recommended if you like: flea markets, being outdoors and feeling all springish, getting a bunch of new things for you or your home, clowns, second hand things, the thrill of the fleamarket hunt for that new pair vintage sunglasses you’re looking for

Clean the city while doing your morning run

Plogging in Vienna

When: SAT, April 27, 10am
Where: Neue Donau U6 Station
Entry: free, but do register and choose a route here!

Plogging is a trend that started in Sweden when some ambitious runners decided to collect some trash while on their morning run and encouraged others to do the same. And because true heroes don’t wear capes, but rather lycra pants and ear pods, this trend quickly become popular in other European cities, including Vienna!

Here is the drill: everyone is welcome to join! Sign up here and pick a route. Bring a garbage bag or two from home and then, while running along the proposed route, you pick up any trash you encounter (if any, this is Vienna after all *hehe* ). Important information: there will be snacks!

Recommended if you like: snacks, running with a purpose, cleaning up after others, team-building, meeting new people who like their city clean, trends, the word plogging.

Get down on your mat and do yoga in a gallery

Yoga in der Albertina

When: SAT, April 27, 8:30am–9:45am
Where: Albertina
Entry: 20€ (incl. museum entrance), buy a ticket

Yoga is a majestic art that calls on those who practise it to search for peace within themselves, an inner peace not many of us can achieve. But tranquil surroundings help a lot. This Saturday, retreat behind palace walls and getting your yoga breathing on within the majesty that is the Albertina gallery. Don’t forget to bring your own yoga mat (unless you want to do it on the hard floor, which we wouldn’t recommend).

Recommended if you like: making the most out of life, yoga, trying kinky sex positions, brunching on a Sunday, feeling as flexible as a 14-year-old again, doing weird things in majestic places, getting sweaty in a palace

Trade for new plants at Yppenplatz!

Pflanzentauschbörse am Yppenplatz

When: SAT, April 27, 9pm–2am
Where: Yppenplatz
Entry: free!

There will be a plant trade at Yppenplatz this weekend. Bring your basil to trade for a radish plant or your cactus to trade for an aloe plant. If you have nothing to trade then simply come buy something! Green yourself and your home and bring the kids for a kid’s program at 11am.

Recommended if you like: Yppenplatz, having so many plants in your house that it looks like a jungle, being an urban farmer, growing enough crops on your tiny balcony to feed the family through summer

Get enlightened on the dance floor at Pratersauna

Marek Hemmann Live I Pratersauna Selected

When: SAT, April 27, 11pm–6am
Where: Pratersauna
Entry: 10-15€, get your tickets, here

They say if you find the true center of the dance floor you will reach ultimate enlightenment. We have searched and searched for the center of the dance floor but we typically just find ourselves jammed between sweaty people. So, we wish you luck, my friend. Find enlightenment at this party at Pratersauna and let us know how it goes. Get a taste of the music, here:

Recommended if you like: Pratersauna, enlightenment, finding the answers in your own personal space bubble in the middle of the dance floor, not wearing underwear, weekend vibes

Go to a massive party at Das Werk

Elysium Island Festival Official Teaser Vienna

When: SAT, April 27, 11pm–6am
Where: Das Werk
Entry: 10€

Das Werk is throwing you a massive party on Saturday. And we’re telling you all about it! Which means we’ve done very little work and they’ve done a lot. But, this is not about us, it’s about you! Get out to Das Werk this weekend and party your little butts off. Get a taste of the music, here:

Recommended if you like: Das Werk, massive parties with DJs coming out of your ears…or the music from DJs going into your ears, but that sounds weird, hmm, spinning round and round in your socks

Party hard at this fish market at Grelle Forelle

Fish Market feat. DVS1

When: SAT, April 27, 11pm–6am
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 11€, get your tickets, here

You may be surprised, as we were, to learn that this fish market has nothing to do with fish but rather is a party for all with a sick a** DJ keeping the vibes HOT. Arrive on Friday and party until Saturday and, er, don’t bring any fish. Check out the music, here:

Recommended if you like: all night partying, a.k.a. clubbing, hanging out with the cool kids, going to a party that is inclusive for everyone, fish markets, parties that don’t have anything to do with fish, wearing your glow in the dark socks, Grelle Forelle

Catch this Indie Rock artist at Fluc

Connie Constance (UK) • Wien

When: SAT, April 27, 7pm–10pm
Where: fluc + fluc wanne
Entry: 15.90€, get your tickets, here

Connie Constance’s debut album is hot out of the oven! Just released in March, she’s coming to Vienna to perform live and convince you of how much you would like to listen to this album over and over again. Get excited, here:

Recommended if you like: Connie Constance, artists with brand new albums to promote, the excitement and energy an artist brings to the stage when they’ve just released an album, waving your hands in the air even between songs, fluc + fluc wanne

Go see this Irish Rock band at Grelle Forelle

Walking On Cars Live | Grelle Forelle, Vienna

When: SAT, April 27, 7pm–11pm
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 33.90€, get your tickets, here

We were a little disappointed this event wasn’t a walking tour…on top of cars. But, then we listened to the music and that made us happy again. This Irish Rock band will be pumping the beats and feels through your body at Grelle Forelle this weekend. Get your tickets and get excited, here:

Recommended if you like: Grelle Forelle, actually walking on top of cars (not that we’re advocating for that), bands that come all the way from Ireland to our little village of Vienna, a good concert in the middle of your weekend

Get out to this poetry slam

textstrom im April 2019

When: SAT, April 27, 7pm–10pm
Where: Brunnenpassage
Entry: free!

This poetry slam has been happening for 14 years and is still going strong! Get out and watch others perform their poetry or get onstage yourself! Sign up to perform at the venue and be one of 10 people to go 2 rounds (5 min each) performing their poetry live (and with feeling)!!

Recommended if you like: poetry slams, the masters of words themselves, getting up on stage and performing your poetry in front of other people, going just to watch because getting on stage makes you want to puke

Hear some beautiful classical music at the Wiener Konzerthaus

Chilly Gonzales im Wiener Konzerthaus

When: SUN, April 28, 7:30pm–9:30pm
Where: Wiener Konzerthaus
Entry: 23-58€, get your tickets, here

This guy’s name might be Chilly but he’ll be keeping it HOT at Wiener Konzerthaus this weekend. And, yes, we know how bad that joke was but couldn’t resist. Can you really blame us? Go listen to this beautiful, live piano performance. Get a preview, here:

Recommended if you like: Chilly Gonzales, incredible pianists live in concert, bad jokes that make us chuckle anyway, hearing live music in one of Vienna’s gorgeous concert halls, Wiener Konzerthaus

Hit up Arena Wien this weekend for some heavy Electronica

Gold Nordra The Sweet Release Of Death I Arena Wien

When: SUN, April 28, 7pm–11pm
Where: Arena Wien
Entry: 18.50€, get your tickets, here

Ready for some heavy vibes and excessive drinking? (That second part is optional.) Get out to Arena Wien for some hard core Electronic, Hard Rock music and get lost in the thick of it all. Check out the music, here:

Recommended if you like: Electronica, hard core vibes, wearing all black and lots of piercings, not saying a word all night, excessive alcohol consumption, party rockin’ on a Sunday, Arena Wien

Catch an Improv Theatre competition

Sport vor Ort

When: SUN, April 28, 7–9.30pm
Where: TAG – Theater an der Gumpendorfer Straße
Entry: 17€ online, 20€ full price

Imagine hilarious comedy, then imagine it improvised, then imagine it in a competition with you as the audience being a judge. Now imagine it all happening in real life!!! Introducing Vienna’s Improv Theatre event in the form of sport! The people from TAG certainly know how to make a gag, and they’ll have you laughing so hard you snort. Warning – high chance of embarrassment if you make this event a first date.

Recommended if you like:  laughing so hard you wee a little, when your stomach hurts from laughing, when somebody’s laugh is funnier than their jokes, comedy shows, audience interaction, fun things to do with friends during the week

See the Kunsthistorisches Museum through new eyes

Drag Queen Führung – Fashion, Darling

When: SUN, April 28, 1:30pm–2:30pm, check for more times, here
Where: Kunsthistorisches Museum
Entry: 4€ on top of museum entry, see details, here

This Drag Queen will be giving tours of the Kunsthistorisches Museum that might point out things you’ve never looked for before. It’s your chance to step outside of your bubble and step into somebody else’s for a while. Explore fashion, gender roles, and social class in a way you might never have seen it before. Check for all available tours, here.

Recommended if you like: getting a new perspective, a tour of the Kunsthistorisches Museum that will be different than any other you’ve ever taken, seeing old art with new eyes, the gorgeous art history museum of Vienna

Live broadcast of TEDxVienna: the future of tech and all things cool

TEDxVienna – “Bigger than us” Broadcast

When: SUN, April 28, 2:30pm–9:30pm
Where: Gartenbaukino
Entry: 12€ (available here)

TEDxVienna is inviting us down to the city’s bigass cinema, Gartenbaukino, to watch a exclusive live screening of their latest talk event, Bigger than us. This time around, the speakers will be talking on inspiring ideas relating to this – The political and technological turmoil of the past few years has had unexpected consequences: it’s causing us to ask bigger, deeper, more challenging questions. Like … where is this heading? what really matters? is there more I should be doing?

There will be a coffee break and a networking session during and after the screening so it could be a good chance to meet some interesting people.

Recommended if you like: seeing some real news, tech developments, the future, seeing the future, biomechanics, science is awesome, networking like a boss, pretending you have business cards but actually just handing out the last one you were given (with appropriate made up story), learning about the world, seeing the bigger picture

Get your movie fix from Down Under

Filmkontinent Australien

When: April 4 – June 4
Where: Film Museum
Entry: €10.50

Get yourself cultured (it’s about time, don’t you think) and take in some Australian film. The Film Museum presents 100 years of Australian cinema from April to June and gives us the chance to learn more about this vast continent, besides that it has poisonous spiders and scary, scary sharks (although this definitely remains true). From classics like Crocodile Dundee or the Mad Max tetralogy to some very niche productions that impressed over the decades, this retrospective will make you the ultimate movie expert when it comes to cinematography from the land Down Under. Get the full program and tickets, here

Recommended if you like: Australian film, Australian accent, learning about Australia without actually going over and getting bitten by a deadly spider, niche movies, Crocodile Dundee, nice films, The Film Museum

Choose that outfit that makes you go – ‘damn, I look good!’ – and party away

The best parties happening every week in Vienna you shouldn’t miss

When: right now!
Where: various locations in Vienna, check out our guide!

This beautiful town of our’s got so much to offer, especially when it comes to parties. We’ve put together a list of the parties happening every week in Vienna. So if you’re up for some fun, be sure to check out our weekly party event guide. If you think we’re missing any important parties happening every week, drop us a message on Facebook, Instagram, or the good old, oldschool way, via mail.

Be sure to get your daily dose of culture!

All the best culture and art events happening in Vienna right now

When: right now!
Where: various locations in Vienna, check out our guide!

With so many culture events taking place – be it exhibitions in museums, powerful plays on theatre stages, art shows that scratch that inspiration itch – getting your daily dose of culture in Vienna is easy-peasy. That is, if you have our awesome art and culture guide, which tells you all about the best events happening in Vienna right NOW. If you think we’re missing any important ongoing culture events, drop us a message on Facebook, Instagram, or the good old, oldschool way, via mail.

Recommended if you like: tilting your head slightly in front of a painting and putting your pensive face on, wearing odd socks, strolling through galleries and museums on rainy days, getting inspired by the great and the up-coming greats, being a creative, seeing how people interpret our crazy world through art.