Gay Vienna

Vienna Bear & Butch
Pitbull @Club Auslage

Second Fridays, (usually) 10pm, at Club Auslage, Lerchenfelder Gürtel 43. Monthly dance party for masculine guys, bears, cubs, chubs, friends and admirers. Resident and guest DJs. Men only, no dresscode. Next dates: September 13 + October 11, 2013.
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.
Friday Concerts August - November 2013
Vienna Boys' Choir

Friday afternoons August through November 8, 2013, 5:30pm, Konzertsaal der Wiener Sängerknaben, at MuTh, Vienna‘s new venue for music and theater. Choral concerts from the repertoire of the choir's most recent programs. Also Saturday MuTh concert dates, and Sunday Mass at Hofburgkapelle. See website for details:
Einzug in DIE Underground-Location der Stadt...

July 13, 2013, from 10pm, at Weberknecht, Lerchenfelder Gürtel 47-49. Gay pop, electro dance party on 3 floors with 4 DJs, plus "Love-Floor" chill-out space for a cozy snuggle, with dim lighting and lounge music. Entry 4 euros until 11pm.
Vienna's queer garden club disco
OMG Society | Porntrash

July 17, 2013, 11pm at UTC+02, Säulenhalle & Garten, Burgring, in downtown Vienna. Summer party "Love Zone," XXL drinks, huge outdoor area and cult trash music at its best + Porn Surprise! Full nude outfit: free entry ALL NIGHT! See facebook
Gay Dance Night
Up! | Hot Summer Beach Party

August 3, 2013, at Lutz, Mariahilfer Str 3. Saturday Up! Club with the city's hottest shot boys, DJs Gino Perez (D-Boy, Qspot, Gaytic, Ibiza clubbing), known for topless gigs, rock-hard abs, and firm Ibiza sound + Tenmin (Hungary). Ibiza House Music, beach decor.
Head to new shores!
Pink Lake Festival

August 29 - September 1, 2013 in Velden am Wörthersee. International LGBT get-together on Lake Woerthersee, Veldon, in the beautiful Austrian countryside. Entertainers include: Sankil Jones, DJ Andi Mik, Marcel Spang, Franky Leitner, Flamare Magica, Melli and Mataina, DJ Mark Neo (Linz) and DJ James (Munich). Casino Club Night at Casineum am See and Trojka Pink Boat Cruise Party.
MUTTER ist offen für alle sexuellen Vorlieben
Mutter Club

August 31, 2013, from 10pm,  at Cafe Leopold, Museums Quarter. Poly-sexual House & Techno dance party. DJ Maxim from MUNICH, plays vinyl only. Five euros before midnight, seven euros after.
Classical music, opera, dance and modern music
Vienna City Hall Park Music Film Festival

Ongoing through September 1, 2013, dusk, at Rathausplatz/ City Hall. 23rd Annual Film Festival, in open air, large screen films, no charge; also offerings from among the city's top restaurateurs. See schedules at their website.
Sportswear Special
Meat Market

September 7, 2013, 11pm - 5am at Fluc, Praterstern 5 (U-Bahn Praterstern). DJs. Queer Electro/ Techno dance party. DJs Gerald van der Hint, Milton Bradley (Berlin). Boys-only playroom. 8-10 euros. Broke Straight Boys, Twinks, Bears, Trannies, Chicks wi Dicks, Dykes on Bikes + everyone! MEAT you at FLUC. See fb.
The World's Best Classical Music
Beijing Symphony Orchestra / Junqiao / Lihua

September 8, 2013, 7:30pm, Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Features music of the dizi, a traditional Chinese bamboo flute with rice paper or wafer-thin bamboo membrane, for a special timbre. Coming Sept 17th: Rebecca Carrington and Colin Brown; The Valsassina Ensemble / León de Castillo Viva Mexico. See website for ongoing daily concerts all year long:
July-August first Fridays

September 9, 2013 at Club Weberknecht. Wake-up party after Sommerpause. New 18+ GLBT "queers & friends" club nights of pop hits and classics, electronic beats and a blend of Electro and tech house.
Austria's biggest Gay Party!
The Circus @Arena

September 14, 2013, 10pm-6am at Arena Club, Baumgasse 80. Austria's biggest gay dance party is back with top DJs International go-gos, big show, XL visuals & lights - see details online. Next date: November 16th.
Tanzquartier Wien
Autumn/ Winter Season 2013

September 26, 2013, 8:30 in TQW / Hall G. Season Opening: MARTIN SCHICK - HALFBREADTECHNIQUE (postcapitalism for beginners). Tickets and more information available from September 1st.
Vienna’s longest-running gay House party
Heaven | Dots 12 + Halloween Special + Camera Special

September 27, 2013, at Dots Twentyone; October 31, 2013 at Diskothek U4; November 20, 2013 at Camera Club. See DJ lineups and details at their website.
At the Vienna State Opera
Wiener Staatoper LIVE OUTDOORS

September - October, (also May - June): select opera and ballet performances from the Ringstrasse opera house, live on 50m² LED video screen outside the opera house. HD cameras ensure outstanding quality. Free admission operas include: The Magic Flute, Tannhäuser, La Bohème, and Onegin. See schedules online, or posted in the Karajan Square arcades. Sept 3rd: new season.
International leather/ naked/ fetish weekend on holiday weekend
Vienna in Black

October 23-27, 2013. WED Vernissage - no dresscode; THU Fetish in the Mix -fetish gear/ jeans; FRI BLUF Party -special dresscode + Black Fetish Party; SAT 100%FETISH -strict dresscode, limited access; SUN Fetish Brunch at Café Savoy + Paradise Naked Fetish Club. See all events/ venues information on their website.
The craziest, weirdest & most glamorous Ball
Rose Ball | Rosenball 2014

Early February, 2014, The Rose Ball, at Palais Auersperg, Auerspergstrasse 1. The annual queer party with anything-goes, dressed or undressed but always fabulous, tuxedos to gowns, never just casual, mocking yet mirroring the grand ball tradition of Vienna in a baroque palace; with DJs, thumping house music, divas and go-go boys dancing 'til dawn.
17th Annual
Rainbow Ball | Regenbogenball 2014

February 22, 2014 at 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 GLBT high point of ball-season.
Sölden, Austria - Alpine hotspot
Gay Snowhappening 2013

March 22-29, 2014, in Sölden, Austria. A 15-year party tradition, ultimate gay ski event - hundreds of queers from across Europe at this fun-packed ski & party week with plenty of skiing and snowboarding, endless party nights and loads of entertaining highlights. Sölden's rainbow week is a highlight in the annual calendar. See dates & packages online.
Each Sunday at the Hofburgkapelle
The Vienna Boys' Choir

March-June, 2014 spring/summer Sundays, Holy Mass at the Hofburg Chapel (Hofburgkapelle), the Imperial Palace and periodic Volksoper concerts feature boys' and men's choirs, and the State Opera orchestra. Four choirs, named for Bruckner, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert, divide time between tours, the Hofburgkapelle, concerts, performances, sound/film recordings, and special projects.
Festwochen Schamloser Kultur 2014
FSK 14 | Shameless Entertainment Festival

Early April, 2014, (tentative) shows at Wiener Metropol and Stadtsaal. Artists from around the world celebrate shamelessness; naughty yet extraordinary artists. See full line-up online:
Wiener Rathaus | Vienna City Hall
Life Ball 2014

May 24, 2014 (tentative). Glamorous annual ball to benefit HIV / AIDS charities - 21st anniversay event/ theater/ vaudeville/ circus/ fashion show/ fancy dress costume party. Opening ceremony typically attracts over 40,000 visitors to Vienna City Hall Square for the big show on the huge Red Ribbon stage - live and free. See website for updates.
LMC Vienna
Fetish Spring | Full Fetish Weekend

May - June, 2014, at HARD ON, Hamburgerstrasse 4. Five-day, four-night international leather/fetish events: dinners and brunches, parties. See other LMT nights such as their Sunday Paradise Naked Fetish Club nights - naked and boots only, and the Friday Fuck Club 2-4-1 nights. See dates/ more info at their website.
Regenbogen Parade
Vienna Pride 2014

June 14, 2014. From Börse & Franz-Josefs-Kai, annual parade starts 3pm passing Schwedenplatz, Stadtpark, Karlsplatz & Parliament - 6pm arrival at Rathausplatz for wrap-up celebrations. Big dance parties around town later that night.
Biennial Queer Film Festival

June, 2015 Biennial International Queer Film Festival. Inspired by B. Ruby Rich's legendary article about the New Queer Cinema from recent festival crowd pleasers to long overdue rediscoveries of early queer classics.
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