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Gay Vienna

The only entirely gay dance club in town
Why Not

Fridays & Saturdays 10pm-4am at Why Not, Tiefer Graben 22. Dance floor plays disco classics, three more bars, each with different music. Young crowd, men/women, free entry before midnight. Theme nights.
From the Vienna State Opera
Wiener Staatoper Live Broadcasts

Over 40 live broadcasts of Wiener Staatsoper productions, the opera house with the largest repertoire worldwide - view performances via the internet, SmartTV or on mobile devices. Smart live access: eight live opera performances at home for just €11 each. 12 months live opera/ ballet, valid for every live broadcast for 12 month period €320. Single €14 tickets.
Once a month meet at

Monthly LGBT clubbing for gay girls, gay guys, queers, all genders and friends at Club U Karlsplatz / Otto-Wagner-Pavillon, dancing and best beats.
Kinky Cruise Night
Bad Boiz

Periodic parties at Hard On, Hamburgerstrasse 4. "Young & hot guys only" (up to age 33) in sports, sneakers, rubber, skin, uniform, underwear, jeans, topless, or naked. Darkrooms, lockable booth, bondage-room, sling, chill-out-zone. See their site for more information/ next date.
On a giant screen against the backdrop of the illuminated City Hall
Rathausplatz Film Festival

June 30 - September 2, 2018. Annual 7-week Rathausplatz open-air cinema. Films at dusk// 9pm. Featuring classical music, opera, dance, reggae, jazz, pop, rock, Latin, showtunes, experimental in unique and rarely shown film and documentary productions. Daytime food treats from around the world provided by the city's best restaurateurs, each day 11am to midnight. Free admission.
Ages 30+ Party Powered by
Ü-30 Party

June 30, 2018, 9pm. LGBT + friends over 30 dance party where DJs Mo, Fly and Angela the Strangela take you on a musical journey through time, with songs of your youth, all-time classics and current top hits. Chill, dance, sing along - anything goes! Sparkling surprise welcome drink for first 50 guests. Entry 8€.
Fetish/ Cruise & Naked Nights
Vienna Hot Summer 2018 - Naked XXL + Friday FC

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018, 7pm Naked XXL - strict UNdresscode. July 6, 13, 20, 27, 11pm - Friday Fuck Club. July 7 + 28, 11pm - Cruising in the dark - Lights Out. July 14 + 21, 11pm - Hot Summer new sweaty Cruising Hit at HARD ON. Dress Code: Less is more, but kinky!
Vienna Bear & Butch Men-Only Party

July 6, 2018, 10pm. Monthly men-only dance party for masculine guys, fetish fans, wild bears, cubs, chubs, daddies, friends/ admirers; 2 bars, darkroom, fetish cabin. Dresscode: Football gear and fetish. DJs THE WASH + SUKI THE BEAR. Next date: August 3rd.
Hosted by Why Not Vienna
Why Not Beach Party

July 7, 2018, 10pm-6am. Making sure your holiday feels right, turning Why Not into a true-to-life beach bar with 3 tons of the finest sand and the best summer hits of all time. A cool cocktail in hand and a jaunty beach boy distributin free shots - now that's Summer! Downstairs hot dance hits all night.
For Queers & Friends to Check In & Freak Out! - Summer Special

July 20, 2018, 10pm at Vienna City Beach Club (VCBC) Kaisermühlendamm, 1220. 18+ LGBT Indoor + outdoor dance party. DJ Phil: Hits + Alltime Classics. Pure: in the Mix. Reflex by FLY: Vocal/ House/ Electro/ Deep. Mo: Electro. Special Live: DYKRIS. Sun, sand, water, cocktails and snacks.
Wir feiern die goldenen Jahre der Musik - Why Not Vienna
Solid Gold - 70s 80s Party

July 20, 2018, 10pm6am. The very best of the 70s and 80s! Celebrating the golden years of music, from iconic Glam Rock to pop hits and memorable party hymns - something for every musical taste. Downstairs, DJ Hecki puts on the best dance hits as usual. Get free shots whenever DADDY COOL by Boney M plays!
Hosted by Ken Club Vienna
KEN Club - Charlet Crackhouse

July 21, 2018, 11pm-6am at Auslage, Lerchenfelder Gürtel 43. LGBT dance party/ Vienna's best pop night. Sexy Shot Boys serving WEICHSEL LIKÖR by Gautier Mückstein! Main floor DJs Charlet C. House + Alessandro Caruso. Electro Lounge DJ Mart.i. LOVE ZONE + Chill Out area. €12 at the door.
Four touring choirs - 300 concerts each year
Vienna Boys' Choir - Maria Saal + Salzburg Festival

July 26, 2018, 7:30 at Domplatz - Open air concert w/ Conductor Oliver Stech. July 27th, 7pm and July 31st, 7:30pm, at Großes Festspielhaus, Hofstallgasse 1, Salzburg - Salzburg Festival - W.A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) w/ Three boys. C: Constantinos Carydis; D: Lydia Steier.
Music, nature & architecture; one of Europe's most important orchestra festivals
Grafenegg Festival

August 17 - September 9, 2018, Wolkenturm. Annual standout in music; world-class orchestras conducted by grand masters such as Valery Gergiev, Semyon Bychkov or Daniel Harding at the Wolkenturm and the Auditorium. Artists such as Diana Damrau, Piotr Beczała, Virtuose Maxim Vengerov or Rudolf Buchbinder fill the castle grounds with melodies from the greatest of the classical works.
400 Stunden Live-Musik am größten Volksmusikfest Österreichs!
Wiener Wiesn–Fest

September 27 - October 14, 2018. Tents on the Kaiserwiese in the Prater for the 7th time. Austrian beer, local food, music and traditional costumes; 400 hours of live music in the largest folk festival in Austria! Concerts, DJs and the bands. Food: from Wiener Schnitzel to Brettljause.
Hosted by Dreamwave Festival Austria
Dreamwave Indoor Festival - Goldener Herbst

September 28-30, 2018, FRI 10pm to SUN 10am at Grazer postgarage. PARTY + RAVE WEEKEND. The Grazer INDOOR Festival is back with more than 24 artists and DJs at the Grazer postgarage with 3 floors on two consecutive nights! Psytrance and Progressive meets Drum & Bass, Techno, House. Headliners DJs for the weekend TBA this summer. See:
Austria's Biggest Gay Party
Circus - Fall Edition

October 13, 2018, 11pm-6am. Circus will return in October for another fabulous and crazy party weekend in Vienna.
Die Wien in Schwarz - Partys
Vienna in Black 2018 Vienna Fetish Week

October 31 - November 4, 2018 - past year events at Host Holiday Inn Hotel, Clone Zone, Eagle Bar, Fluc, Hard On, Motto, Rubberik, Savoy, Sixta, Spektakel, Römersauna and more. Parties, leather/fetish nights, fair, socials. See full program guide.
New Year's Eve
Loveball 2018

December 31, 2018, 11pm-6am - annual event - past year at WUK, Währingerstraße 59, with hot go-go dancers, amazing costumes, performers and DJs playing House and Pop Classics in two halls.
22nd Annual
Rainbow Ball | Regenbogenball 2019

January 26, 2019 at the Parkhotel Schönbrunn, Hietzinger Hauptstraße 10-14, from 9pm. A classical Viennese ball, in line with the city’s long dancing tradition. One of the most successful balls in Austria, with a reputation for being the LGBT high point of ball-season.
Sölden, Austria - Alpine hotspot
Gay Snowhappening 2019

March 23-30, 2019, in Sölden, Austria. 20-year party tradition/ ultimate gay ski event, hundreds of queers from across Europe. A fun-packed ski/ party week with lots of skiing and snowboarding, endless party nights and entertainment. Sölden's rainbow week is a highlight in the annual calendar. See details online:
Because men can also swing their hips and twirl their tassels
Boylesque Festival Vienna - 6th Edition

May 23-24, 2019 at the Stadtsaal. The crème of the Burlesque, Draglesque and Queerlesque world coming to Vienna, combining imperial flair with contemporary trends. Men, women and anyone in between can take part in the festival. Twirling Dirndl + Yodeling Lederhosen Burlesque Gala with Live Acts.
Wiener Rathaus | Vienna City Hall
Life Ball 2019

June 1, 2019 (TBC) at Vienna Burgtheater and Vienna City Hall. Glamorous annual ball to benefit HIV / AIDS charities - in 2018 will be the 25th anniversay event/ theater/ vaudeville/ circus/ fashion show/ fancy dress costume party. The Sound of Music theme. Opening ceremony typically attracts over 40,000 visitors for the big show on the huge Red Ribbon stage. See website for updates.
Regenbogenparade | Rainbow Parade
Vienna Pride Parade 2019

June 14-15, 2019 (TBC) - Saturday Rainbow Parade at 2pm from Rathausplatz and back for 6pm closing rally, 100,000 participants expected. Big dance parties around town later that night.