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.
May - June (also September - October): 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.
Friday afternoons May 2 - June 20, 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 Hofburgkapelle Sunday Mass and Staatsoper + Spanische Hofreitschule concerts. MuTh Fridays return in Sept.
May 28-29, 2014 at the Stadtsaal The first international Boylesque Festival in Vienna brings the best of the best to Vienna's Stadtsaal and celebrates Burlesque, Boylesque, Vaudeville, Artistry and everything in between for two full days. Includes the Queerlesque Teaser Party and Main Event with Host: The World Famous "Bob."
May 31, 2014. 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.
June 11-15, 2014 - Pride Village tents at Heldenplatzannual. Rainbow Parade Sat June 14th, 2pm from Rathausplatz and back for 6pm closing rally, 100,000 participants expected. Big dance parties around town later that night.
June 14, 2014, at Lutz, Mariahilfer Str 3. Saturday Up! Club with the city's hottest shot boys, DJs Dr. G and BekToBek. "I’m a Survivor" Main Performance by Wo-Men Travestie, "So What?!" performance by Valeria Hernandez Franco. Army Deco, Sexy Army Shot Boys (until 1am)
June 18-22, 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 BANG the Gang nights - 2 floors of sex fun, and leather, uniform and rubber nights. See dates/ more info at their website.
June 26 - August 31, 2014, dusk, at Rathausplatz/ City Hall. 24th Annual Film and Music Festival - classical, opera, jazz and pop - in the open air on large screen films, no charge; also offerings from among the city's top restaurateurs. See schedules at their website:
June 28, 2014, 8:30 in the TQW Studios. Recall the past season, celebrate and drink to a reunion at the 2014/15 season with many new opening performances from Tanzquartier Wien!
June 28, 2014, 10pm-6am at Chaya Fuera, Kandlgasse 19-21, Vienna. Premium Club House of Austrian queer scene; extraordinary guests, over-the-top party nights. TIM ANDERSON (Subliminal Records), GERALD VAN DER HINT (Fleischmarkt). BEN FOSTER (Babenberger Passage). LPNO (Advanced Society). See facebook
June 30, 2014, 9pm alternative dance party with BLACK PUS(= Brian Chippendale, drummer of Lightning Bolt/USA), Support: Didi Kern solo (A). Next: see website.
July 4, 2014 from 10pm at CLUB TITANIC, Theobaldgasse 11, Vienna. Dance party for masculine guys, bears, cubs, chubs, friends and admirers. Resident and guest DJs. Men only, no dresscode. DJs Man-Bear-Machine + Andi Mik; VJs Alkis + Gear Teddy. Next date: August 1, 2014.
July 5, 2014, from 10pm, at the Viper Room, Landstrasser Hauptstr. 38. Pop, Trash & Dance party for gays, lesbians and friends, mainly young crowd. Resident DJ Phil & Friends. Entry 4 euros until 11pm, 9 euros after.
August 8, 2014, at Säulenhalle, Burgring / Heldenplatz. DJs Nils (get whipped, HEAVEN), and Man-Bear-Machine (Pitbull). Next dates: HALLOWEEN -October 31 (venue TBA); Underground Special -November 29, 2014 at Camera Club. See DJ lineups and details at their website.
August 28 - 31, 2014 in Velden am Wörthersee. International LGBT get-together on Lake Woerthersee, Veldon, in the beautiful Austrian countryside. Highlights: Thursday Almdudler Trachtenparty; Friday Casino Club Night at “Casineum am See”; Saturday Trojka Pink Boat Cruise Party; plus Thursday through Sunday Beach Club.
September 5, 2014 at Camera Club, Neubaugasse 2. An 18+ GLBT "queers & friends" club nights of pop hits and classics, electronic beats and a blend of Electro and tech house. Next: Oct 3rd, Nov 7th, Dec 5th, 2014.
October 11, 2014, 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:
October 23-26, 2014. WED-SUN parties - fetish gear/ jeans; BLUF Party -special dresscode + Black Fetish Party; 100%FETISH -strict dresscode, limited access; SUN Fetish Brunch. See all events/ venues information on their website.
January 31, 2015, 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 GLBT high point of ball-season.
February 12, 2015, 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.
March 21-28, 2015, in Sölden, Austria. A 16-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.
April - May, 2015, annual shows at Wiener Metropol and Stadtsaal. Artists from around the world celebrate shamelessness; naughty yet extraordinary artists. See full line-up online:
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.