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Everything you need to do this week in Vienna – 40 event tips

November 11, 2019

Everything you
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week in Vienna
- 40 event tips

November 11, 2019

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

Check out below the 40 awesome things happening this week in Vienna:


Make the most of your Monday with bangin’ art and dance performances

Queer Cabaret X Secret Garden

When: MON, November 11, 8pm–10pm
Where: Rhiz Vienna
Entry: free!

The Rhiz and Gray Box are hosting a night of queerness and spirituality this Monday. On the night, you can experience a four-part performance tackling queerness and the influence of religion, called Queer Cabaret. Afterwards, a dance about the pressures of religion from a female perspective will hit the stage, called Secret Garden.

Also, check out their website for more information about this event!

Recommended if you like: queer representation in art, art, dance, immersive performances, just starting to tear up after seeing a performance, wearing sports bras for fashion, sweating and not caring, art projects tackling controversial topics, relating to art on another level

Have your ears soothed with the soulful sounds of this Grammy winner


When: MON, November 11, 7pm–11pm
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: From 35.40€, buy a ticket

Bilal hails from Philadelphia and is here to perform his special mix of Soul, Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Gospel. Not only does he sound and look incredibly cool, he’s also collaborated several times with Kendrick Lamar (including a guest spot on ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’), which makes our attempts at looking like a hepcat with our 2.99€ BIPA sunglasses look, quite frankly, lame. He’s also recorded with Erykah Badu, Jay-Z, Common, Beyoncé and Guru, and has several Grammy nominations as well as one actual win.

Recommended if you like: Soul, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Gospel music, having your ears massaged by sexy soulful tunes, the feeling of sweat dripping down your spine, starting the week with a cool concert, musicians cooler than a Vienna winter

Take in the hazy and dreamy sounds of this Electrofolk duo

Tall Heights (US) • B72

When: MON, November 11, 8pm–11pm
Where: B72
Entry: 18.80€, buy a ticket

Back in ’65, Dylan shocked audiences with his move from Folk to playing on an electric guitar. Nowadays, society has moved on, and Electrofolk is a welcome genre, with duo, Tall Heights, having been writing and performing it for the past 10 years. Over from Boston, MA, they’re bringing their vocals, guitar and cello and playing the kind of sounds you’ll like if you’re also a fan of Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes and Arcade Fire.

Recommended if you like: Electrofolk music, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Arcade Fire, José González, dreamy music to accompany you staring at the clouds, gigs to help you get through the start of the week, bearded duos

Get yourself a ticket to a rather modernised version of Ödön von Horvath’s stories

Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald

When: MON & WED, November 11&13, 7.30pm
Where: Werk X
Entry: 20€, get a ticket

This Monday (and Wednesday) you can still get yourself tickets to the play ‘Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald’ (translated ‘Stories from the Vienna Woods’) by Gintersdorfer/Klaßen. This is being performed by a German-French and West African theater and performance group. The play itself is inspired by Ödön von Horvath who, during his time, caused many scandals with his theater pieces.

Recommended if you like: theaters, Ödön von Horvath, Werk X, Nino aus Wien, modernised theater, culture, culture, culture, spending your weekend in libraries, being hipster and nerdy,  old plays and stories

Don’t miss this month’s Kunstschatzi 

Kunstschatzi with ExPats

When: TUE, November 12, 6pm–9pm
Where: KHM
Entry: 16€, get a ticket

Oh, it’s that time of the month again when the dome hall of the Art History museum turns into an evening for dancing fancy cocktails and moving your butt to talented DJs. This time around, a bunch of Expats in Vienna are planning to head there for the good times. You can check out the ppl behind this get together on the Facebook event page. 

Recommended if you like: being an expat, meeting international people from all over the world, Night at the Museum’s, highly decorative ceilings, being all glammed up, drinking fancy-schmancy cocktails, smooching under the cupola, museums, admiring the exhibitions

Jazz pianist legend at the Stadthalle

Herbie Hancock – Wiener Stadthalle

When: TUE, November 12, 6pm–12am
Where: Wiener Stadthalle
Entry: from 67€, buy a ticket

He’s a household name, the jazz legend and multi-award-winning pianist, Herbie Hancock. We are not really sure if much more needs to be said here We all know him, and he is playing in Vienna this Tuesday night. Here’s a taste:

Recommended if you like: Jazz, pianists with a penis, men good with their fingers, legends of the stage, nights at the opera, doing jazz hands in spontaneous situations

Hear the Dance Pop sounds from this sunny Seattle band

Smokey Brights and Mark Peters at Rhiz Vienna

When: TUE, November 12, 8pm–11pm
Where: Rhiz
Entry: 10€ on the door

Pretty much anything involving pizza is good by us, so hearing that Smokey Brights’ husband and wife duo, Ryan Devlin & Kim West, first met while making the cheese & tomato disks, moved us to tears of truffle oil. With a sound ranging from early Radiohead and Pixies to OK Go, the Seattle band bring a sunny, poppy, dancy vibe to things. They’re currently touring to celebrate their latest EP ‘Different Windows.’ Have a listen, will ya’:

Recommended if you like: musicians whose eyes met over pizza pies, Radiohead, Pixies, OK Go, Dance-Pop, sunny sounds, gigs to help you get through the start of the week, the sounds of Seattle

Infamous soulful muse and collaborator with her latest album, Joanthology

Joan As Police Woman – Joanthology Tour 2019

When: TUE, November 12, 8:30pm–11:30pm
Where: Porgy & Bess
Entry: 37€, buy a ticket

The American musician, singer-songwriter and producer, Joan aka. Joan As Police Woman, has a new album which is arguably her best work yet. This Tuesday, she’ll perform at the Porgy & Bess.

Recommended if you like: shirts with big collars, big sweeping dancfloors, getting some serious dancing done on a Tuesday night, Al Green, Taj Mahal, modern Funk

Dark beats and rapping from German rhyme-smith

Gary Washington • Black Carpet

When: TUE, November 12, 7pm–11pm
Where: Flex
Entry: 22€ in advance, 25€ on the door, 35€ VIP. Buy a ticket

Gary Washington makes the kind of Hip Hop you can imagine someone listening to in a film while driving around late at night, smoking something that contravenes several laws. The German rapper specialises in Battle Rapping, so we don’t recommend hanging around the stage doors ready to spout your “I can rap so high, my words gonna reach the sky” lyrics at him. His last tour nearly sold out, so be sure to book in advance if you’re up for this one.

Recommended if you like: Rap and Hip Hop music, spitting lyrics wherever you go, being a dawg, riding in convertibles with the roof down, you have one of those cars that can bounce up and down, you wear a hoodie even when you’re on the beach

Catch Texan the singer and actress from Twin Peaks 

Chrysta Bell + Black Palms Orchestra I Arena Wien

When: WED, November 13, 8pm–11pm
Where: Arena
Entry: 22.50€, buy a ticket

Performing artist, actress, and Pop singer, Chrysta Bell, will make a stop in Vienna along her ‘Time never dies’ tour. On Wednesday evening, she’ll hit the stage at the Arena. Bell combines theater with multimedia in her act, always leaving her fans with a memorable experiences. You maybe recognize her from the series, Twin Peaks. Check her out:

Recommended if you like: Arena Wien, dramatic theater performances, Texas, the Texan accent, Dream Pop, Pop music, Twin Peaks

A real-life soap opera, read out loud

Sinn & Seife – Die Poetry Soap. Wiens Slamlesebühne

When: WED, November 13, 8pm–10:30pm
Where: Cafe 7 Stern
Entry: 10€ (7€ students), buy a ticket

Seven young poets are living together in one happy flat, riddled with jealousy, love-sickness, and the other usual rollercoaster of emotions. This is not the typical flat, it’s full of wordsmiths, poets, who are desperate to tell you about their stories, and there’s usually a guest wordsmith on stage too. It’s scripted poetry of course, but will be still good fun – we promise! It will take place in the lovely intimate back room of Cafe7stern on Wednesday.

Recommended if you like: live poetry performances, Cafe 7 Stern, wearing the same shirt 3 days in a row and hoping nobody notices, buying fresh bread, rhyming, good poetry (as opposed to bad poetry), Sinn & Seife, supporting talented artists

It’s quiz and craft beer time people!


When: every WED, November 13–December 18, 7pm–9pm
Where: Ammutsøn
Entry: free!

The Ammutsøn indie craft beer bar and the ‘Quizmanufaktur’ are teaming up to host a craft-beer-fuelled quiz night in English and German this Wednesday! You can participate in teams of up to five, answering 24 questions to win a Payout of 70€!! What questions will be asked, is in God’s hands….well, actually the quiz masters.

P.S.: This event will be taking place every Wednesday until mid-December!

Recommended if you like: trivia nights, craft beer, answering questions with a fake buzzer, doing the buzzer sound effect with your mouth, team work, having too much beer before the game starts, bearded people, winning, reminiscing on those “Wer wird Millionär”-kinda nights, going out with friends, meeting new people

A night of laughs and wine

Wein & COmedy – Thirsty for a Laugh?

When: WED, November 14, 7:30pm–10:30pm
Where: Wein & Co Schottentor
Entry: Free! Donations welcome!

This Wednesday, the folks from Wein & Co are hosting another comedy night at their location at Schottentor. In the cosy setting of the wine bar/wine store, you can sip at some great wine while having a laugh until that wine comes out of your nose. Anyway, all the stand-up comedians are English-speaking, and the wine menu is long – it’s the dream.

Recommended if you like: when your stomach hurts from laughing, comedy shows, fun things to do with friends during the week, wine sipping, when somebody’s laugh is funnier than their jokes, tasting wines from all over the world

Cosy up with some Oriental Music at this living room concert

Wohnzimmerkonzert mit Sakîna & Friends

When: WED, November 13, 8pm–10pm
Where: Stand 129, Viktor–Adler–Markt

Kurdish songstress, Sakîna, is performing this Wednesday at a stand in the Viktor Adler Markt. By her side will be Persian setar–, and guitarist Mahan Mirarab, the Turkish violinist Efe Turumtay, percussionist Jörg Mikula, and clarinetist Oscar Antoli. Let yourself drift away to some Oriental music in a nice, cosy living room atmosphere.

Recommended if you like: hummus and falafel, Orientalism, living room vibes, Persian, Turkish, and Kurdish music, spicy food, Oriental carpets, cuddling with your beloved

Laugh your butt off at this evening of international comedy

English Standup – Dragos – Hungry Hungry Dragon *Vienna NOV

When: WED, November 13, 8pm–10pm
Where: Shebeen – International Pub
Entry: 12€ students, 15€ early birds, group ticket 4 + 1 free 60€, buy a ticket

Dragos is a standup comedian who has journeyed throughout the world from Romania to the UK to Japan, Singapore, Estonia Germany and beyond. Basically, he can make you laugh no matter which country you’re from. His material includes topics such as: language barriers, religious pressures and cultural identity in a global world. The organisers are keen for you to know that: you can bring a dog, you won’t be picked on if you sit at the front, and it’s all in English.

Recommended if you like: laughing in many different languages, laughing your little cotton socks off, when your stomach hurts from laughing, comedy shows, fun things to do with friends during the week

Check out some cutting-edge graffiti and urban art at this new exhibtion

ECLECTIC! The Batz Collection

When: November 13–22
Where: Improper Walls
Entry: Free!

This is an art event presented by Katrin-Sophie Batz who specialises in running Street Art festivals, including those featuring internationally-renowned artists, such as Shepard Fairey, FAILE and Faith47. Here, she’s showing off works from her private collection (us, jealous?) including: Ben Frost, Deso – Broken Fingaz Crew, Laurina Paperina, and Stinkfish. The opening night takes place on November 13, 7–10pm, and it will be up and running until the 22 November.

Recommended if you like: taking selfies next to cool urban artworks, graffiti, Banksy, Shepard Fairey, exhibition openings, seeing peoples’ art collections, El Barto, spraying things on walls, seeing art for free

Join the international feminist conference about power structures, design, and architecture

Claiming*Spaces Conference

When: THU, November 14, 1pm–10pm
Where: TVFA Halle
Entry: free, but sign up needed

This Thursday, the TVFA Halle from the TU Wien will transform into a conference hall for feminists in the architecture industry. And for those who are interested. This conference will look at topics like women in planning, and architecture, discrimination, the much-needed changes, and many more topics relating to women claiming their space in the industry. The conference will be held in English.

Recommended if you like: architecture, woman’s empowerment, design, and architecture, being artsy and carrying a sketch block everywhere you go, going on strikes, big chunky coffee table books, owning a vagina

Dance your bum off at the last Schmelz Fest!

Schmelz Fest im HORST

When: THU, November 14, 11pm–5:30am
Where: HORST
Entry: free!

The Horst is hosting the Schmelz Fest for the very last time this Thursday and they’re promising they’re going all out for this one! DJ Berlü and BIPO will be on the decks with music from the charts, 90’s and some cool Techno House beats. So if you’re a loyal fan of the Schmelz parties, or have always wanted to check it out, this is your last chance!

Recommended if you like: Techno music, Chart music, Schmelz Fest, Horst, going off to some great beats, making love in bathroom stalls, having one too many, literally ‘schmelz’-ing away, sweating on the dance floor

Head to this exciting networking event to learn from the mistakes of others

Fuckup Nights Vienna Vol 27 | powered by Innovator

When: THU, November 14, 5:30pm–8:30pm
Where: Volksgarten
Entry: Free! Registration recommended

Sometimes we find ourselves fantasising about where our grandparents might have fallen in love had they been born now, rather than meeting at the local dancehall. Perhaps they’d have met at ‘Fuckup Nights Vienna’? This is a night where founders and entrepreneurs share their fuckups and what they’ve learnt from them. To celebrate their 5th Fuckupversay (aka 5th birthday) there will be speakers, networking events, goodie bags and DJs, this time around.

Recommended if you like: going to events you’re embarrassed to say the name of out loud, networking, learning from mistakes (other peoples’, not your own), free events, meeting like-minded entrepreneurs, start-ups

Go square-eyed at this mini-festival of movies about extreme off-piste adventures

Freeride Filmfestival Vienna

When: THU, November 14, 8pm–11pm
Where: Gartenbaukino
Entry: 19€, buy a ticket

Freedom is skiing off-piste, according to the Freeriders. Extreme winter sports is being taken to the next level, with people skiing in more and more wild places and these adventures are getting more and more attention. If you are interested in seeing what it is like, or are already part of the scene, turn up to the Gartenbaukino this Thursday to see a whole bunch of movies about it. 6 different movies will be screened at the Freeride Filmfestival, and you’ll get the chance to actually meet the heroes of the movies.

Recommended if you like: adventure, extreme sports, freezing your ass of because you’ve been sitting in the snow a lot, rum in your tea, extreme with your sports, living hard and dying young

You shouldn’t miss this concert if you’re into Post–Hardcore music 

Being As An Ocean, Novelists FR, Dream State • Vienna

When: THU, November 14, 7pm–11.59pm
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 28.50€, buy a ticket

Californian band, ‘Being as an Ocean,’ will perform their new album ‘PROXY: An A.N.I.M.O. Story,’ this Thursday at the one and only club, Grelle Forelle. The melodic Hardcore band consists today of five members. Shouter Joel, lead guitarist Tyler, guitarist Michael, e–bassist Ralph, and drummer Jesse. Check them out:

Recommended if you like: partying on a Thursday night, Melodic–Hardcore music, Californian boys and girls, shouting in the shower, cream and/or whiskey in your coffee, the philosophy – “I’ll sleep when I’m dead’, grungy locations

Discover an unknown artistic side to Vienna

Vienna Art Week

When: November 15–22
Where: various locations
Entry: Varied, check their programme

This week the Vienna Art Week is taking place is numerous locations around the city. This is a very broad event with all kinds of performances for you to get in touch with the city’s artistic scene. There will be exhibitions, talks, guided tours, performances, movie screenings… you name it, they’ve got it. Check out their programme and plan your artsy week!

Recommended if you like: practising your pensive face in front of the mirror, getting inspired by art, walking into a lamp post because you’ve been staring at the beautiful architecture around you or instagramming

Yeehaw, fulfil all of your game desires at this fair!

Spielefest 2019

When: FRI–SUN, November 15–17, 10am–7pm
Where: Austria Center Vienna
Entry: 7€–12€, depending on age; get your tix!

The Austria Center Vienna is hosting this year’s Spielefest this weekend, which is all about super fun games. There will be game producers exhibition their games for every age group, from the most famous games to the new ones! You will also have the opportunity to buy the games on the spot after trying them out. So, prepare for a weekend of too much money spent and some light-hearted fun! Also, check out their extensive program on the website!

Recommended if you like: fun with games, being a kid at heart, finding those fancy game limited editions, testing out new games, wearing your kids out, accidentally losing your children at an event while you’re playing Catan, getting transported into a dream world

Explore this kick-ass indie design festival

Get Fesch at Fesch’markt Wien #19

When: FRI—SUN, November 15–16
Where: Ottakringer Brauerei
Entry: 5€

It’s the indie creative designer’s scenes time to shine in November again as the city’s big-ass designer market sets up shop in the industrial setting of the Ottakringer Brauerei. Over 200 stands will have a cute seller behind it, dealing with all kinds of crazy cool design stuff, from fashion to jewellery to artisan food products. And the cluster of food trucks will be parked out front like always.

Recommended if you like: indie design, being one of a kind, hipster beards, sleeve tattoos, buying local, getting inspired, wearing pants made by hand, having a collection of sunglasses that requires its own wardrobe

Don’t miss this Friday’s beats at HORST

KiNK live | HORST Vienna

When: FRI, November 15, 11pm–6am
Where: Horst
Entry: 10€

This Friday at HORST, you can shake your belly and booty to some kinky beats from the man (KiNK) in demand for his House music. He sure as hell knows his way around the clubbing scene. Working with no support network, campaigns or media hype, he’s built quite a following. Very impressive. Other supporters on the night will be Andre Buljat, Adolpho & Franky. 

Recommended if you like: Horst, smooching with the guy/ girl at the bar, dancing ’til dawn, House, Remix, doing the kinky stuff on the dance floor, Friday night partying, going nuts on the dance floor

Head to this flea market being hosted by a artsy bunch

Angewandte Flohmarkt

When: FRI, November 15, 2pm–8pm
Where: Vordere Zollamtstraße 7
Entry: free!

The Angewandte Flohmarkt is back this Friday at the Atrium! If you don’t know it, it’s legendary. Here, you can browse through vintage clothing, old books, old vinyl and all sorts of second-hand treasures, all whilst sipping at a glass of wine and enjoying some cool beats from the DJs.

Recommended if you like: second-hand shopping, the Angewandte, wearing some artist’s pants, the thrill of the flea market hunt, falling into a shopping frenzy, developing that really special bond with the DJ, finding your new winter jacket, meeting artsy people, hanging with the artistic crowd

Dance to pure Techno beats from this skilled DJ and producer

Dead Sea Diaries feat. Héctor Oaks (Herrensauna/Bassiani)

When: FRI, November 15, 11pm–6am
Where: Grelle Forelle
Entry: 11€, buy a ticket

Due to popular demand, the Dead Sea Diaries crew have brought back Hector Oaks, following his Vienna debut last June. This time it’s at their home base, Grelle Forelle, where Hector will be dropping his trademark pure Techno to get you dancing. Having started his DJing career in Madrid, he really took off when he relocated to Berlin where he became part of the underground scene. If that sounds like your kind of thing, have a listen to his work below:

Recommended if you like: Techno music, the cool and seedy Berlin underground scene, dark beats, getting home when the birds are chirping, döner time at 4am, feeling the floor shake under the bass

Party like the Dim Sums are fresh and hot!

Dim Sum Social Club ☻pening mit Butch

When: FRI, November 15, 11pm–6am
Entry: 10€; get your tickets now!

The Pratersauna is hosting the Dim Sum Social Club this Friday and this is not part of the ‘Teigtaschen’-drama! There will be cool music of all genres, however, the main floor will be graced by Butch, Paco Di Bango, and Sith. Together, they’ll surely fire you up, like chilli sauce with your Dim Sums. This crowds parties – the Dim Sum Social Club – is worth checking out!

P.S.: When purchasing a presale ticket, you will also get a Dim Sum Voucher, because it’s that kind of an event! 😉

Recommended if you like: Pratersauna, Butch, Paco Di Bango, Sith, having one too many, eating Dim Sum, making sure you eat enough before drinking, doing dance offs to your favourite songs, supporting the Anti-Dim-Sum-Mafia-Initiative, meeting new people, making out with strangers

Prepare your dance moves for this K-Music event

Korean Night Vienna The K Pop & K Hiphop Party by JIN Ent.

When: FRI, November 15, 10pm–5am
Where: Camera Club
Entry: 12€ < 12am > 15€; if you like their page and RSVP 10€

Jin Ent. is all about good K-Pop and K-Hiphop and they’re inviting you to the party of your dreams this Friday at the Camera Club. There won’t just be bomb K-Music but also a photo booth, 2 floors and special drinks for you to enjoy throughout the night. So if you want to live out your wildest K-Music dreams, you better be at this one-of-a-kind party for Vienna.

Recommended if you like: K-Pop Music, K-Hiphop Music, many Asian people, Korean culture, dancing your favorite BTS dance, authentic beats, experiencing the Asian glow

A crazy night of dancing to Balkan, Swing and global beats

20 Years of [dunkelbunt] – Balkan to Bollywood Edition

When: FRI, November 15, 8pm–3am
Where: Fanialive
Entry: 15€ < 11pm > 9€

One crrrrrrrraaaaaaazy party will be going down in Fanialive this Friday night. Live Balkan Beats, Gypsy Swing and other Global music sounds – with a touch of Russian disco – will be blowing out from the speakers in the grungy setting, while rumour has it (actually, it’s not a rumour. they’re actually included in the event description) that the guy behind the electro swing world music outfit, dunkelbunt, will be part of the madness. And, this time around, dunkelbunt will be celebrating their 20-year anniversary. Woot woot!

Recommended if you like: dancing until your feet hurt, traveling, being part of this magnificent big world of ours, pretending you’re a Russian spy, World Music, being Balkan

A night of Swing, Jazz and a live band 

Bring the Swing

When: FRI, November 15, 8pm–12am
Where: Ruby Lissi Hotel and Bar
Entry: Free (but throw some money somewhere for the bands)

Dust off that vintage outfit, put on some slippery shoes and get ready to swing yourself into Saturday morning. This Friday, in the fittingly vintage looking Ruby Lissi Hotel Bar, you can dance your ass off to some live music with sass (the band is called ‘The Stompin’ Lickers’) and a few swinging sets from some DJs.

Recommended if you like:  Jazz, Swing, the Lindyhop, getting all dressed up, going for cocktails at Kleinod while being dressed up to blend in with the waiters and the decor, live bands, the trumpet, sliding around the dance floor

Go crazy to some fresh DnB sounds at this party

Switch! & Friends – Fresh Talent Night

When: FRI, November 15, 11pm–6am
Where: Flex
Entry: 10€, buy a ticket

This Friday, there will be a bunch of DJ’s in Flex bringing some heavy DnB to the turntables. Unique thing is, there’s a small competition happening in which the three winners get to do a 20 minute long set on the stage that night. So you’ll either be going crazy to the music of some young undiscovered artists, or you’ll be going crazy to your own tunes at Flex. Check out the fb page for more info on this.

Recommended if you like: Drum and Bass, discovering new artists, dirty toilets, feeling the bass in your ears on the way home, shakin’ your body, Flex

Slam poetry into people’s ear holes

Slam B @Literaturhaus Wien

When: FRI, November 15, 8pm–11pm
Where: Literaturhaus
Entry: Free! Donations welcome

The Slam B poetry slam at the Literaturhaus is back this Friday with 12 wordsmiths hitting the stage for 5 minutes and slamming their poetry out to a crowd of literary lovers. As always at this veteran of the slams, the applause is the vote, so be sure to cheer extra loud for your favourite poet. This week’s Slam B edition will be a special one, as it’ll be party of the Bock auf Kultur event series.

Recommended if you like: poetry made for the modern day, the beauty to be found in words, audience participation, wordsmiths, people being bold, poetry, emotional events, getting inspired

Open up to new cultures through cinema

Travel on the big screen @ Central American Film Festival 2019

When: November 15–24
Where: Metro Kinokulturhaus
Entry: 8.50€ single ticket, buy a ticket

The prettiest cinema in town is hosting a special kind of film festival dedicated solely to the region of Central America. Films, shorts and documentaries from Central America will be screened in the Metro Kinokulturhaus, sprinkled with exotic events, such as cocktail nights and live music, this intimate festival is worth checking out. Be sure to check out the complete festival programme!

Recommended if you like: opening up to new cultures, very niche films, seeing what’s left of your Spanish after that Erasmus semester abroad, live Latino music and cocktails, doing the salsa, traveling with a backpack

Find all things kid-oriented at this mini market


When: FRI–SAT, November 15–16, 9am–6pm
Where: Aula der Wissenschaften, Bäckerstraße 20, 1010
Entry: 5€, kids are free!

Find anything and everything a parent could need (or just want) at this mini market. There will be clothes, accessories, and even a studio where one parent can let the kids make art while the other parent is shopping. We know which parent we want to be!

Recommended if you like: getting stuff for babies, kids, and parents all in one place, letting the kids make art in the middle of a busy market, trying out something new and finding some great treasures, kid’s stuff

Go fleamarket hunting on a Sunday!

Sonnscheinbazar – Der Sonntagsflohmarkt

When: every Sunday from September until December, 10am–4pm
Where: Metastadt
Entry: free!

Mondscheinbazar is back for a Sunday sunshine edition at Metastadt, and this time it will actually be a fleamarket during the day! Hence, why they’ve called it Sonnscheinbazar. The market will offer up a vast hall filled with tables and racks full of handmade things, second-hand stuff, designer clothes, accessories and jewellery, as well as a bunch of the hippest food trucks Vienna has to offer.

Recommended if you like: moon light shopping during the day, unique locations, travelling for a bit to do some shopping, bargaining for a t-shirt, sandwiches from food trucks, sustainable living, the thrill of the flea market hunt, eating and drinking in your shopping breaks,

Check out this crazy festival dedicated to the energetic dance, Klezmer!

Get crazy dancing the Klezmore Festival

When: November 9–24
Where: Various locations around Vienna
Entry: varies! Check out the website for details!

You know that energetic sound of music that floats over to us from the Jewish people of Eastern Europe now and again known as Klezmer? If you don’t, you haven’t lived…well, danced. And if you do, you’ll know how energetic this instrument filled music can be and how it can be to dance to. And there’s a whole festival of it coming to Vienna this month! Local and international Klezmer ensembles will be filling venues all around town with the good vibes music. Be sure to check out the programme!

Recommended if you like: big band music, traveling, dancing like a crazy at a concert, Yiddish, global sounds

Check out this contemporary music festival

Wien Modern 2019

When: October 28 – November 30, 7pm–9:30pm
Where: various locations in Vienna
Entry: 130€ festival pass, single tickets available – check the events!

In November (and a couple of days in October), the contemporary music festival, Wien Modern, will be inviting one and all to a series of exciting cultural encounters. It’s all about music, and it’s cutting edge stuff. This year’s festival will be about the motto ‘Growth’. Check out the programme for details.

Recommended if you like: music festivals, having a music taste that ranges from Backstreet Boys to Bach and back, nodding your head to the music ever so coolly while leaning on the bar, getting more than your daily dose of culture

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.

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.