Visit the 29th New Year’s Eve Trail
Whether in Vienna’s city centre, in front of the Ferris wheel or in Aspern Seestadt – 14 locations with a diverse music mix from all over the world invite you to celebrate the longest night of the year.
Frequently asked questions:
No, the carrying and setting off of fireworks, firecrackers or any other pyrotechnic articles is prohibited for safety reasons. The only exception to this is sparklers, which may be ignited while keeping an appropriate distance to people and objects.
However, those who cannot do without pyrotechnics may enjoy the fireworks on Rathausplatz at midnight.
We advise all visitors to travel to and from the New Year’s Eve Trail with public transport. All U-Bahns as well as several bus and tram lines will be running services all night long. You can find a list of them in the printed programme folder or at www.wienerlinien.at. In order to better organise your arrival and departure, please use the route planner by Wiener Linien or their app WienMobil.
The New Year’s Eve Trail is a public event. There is no need to purchase any kind of ticket.
No, admission to the New Year’s Eve Trail is free. This makes the Vienna New Year’s Eve Trail one of Europe’s biggest public New Year’s Eve celebrations.
The New Year’s Eve Trail starts on 31 December 2018 at 2.00 pm and ends on 1 January 2019 at 2.00 am. On New Year’s Day at 11.00 am, the New Year’s Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will be transmitted live from the Wiener Musikverein to the Rathausplatz and Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz. You can find out more about this under the menu itemProgramme.
Here you will find everything there is to know about the Vienna New Year’s Eve Trail – from getting there, to accommodation options, to frequently asked questions.
Whether you want to spend the night of the year in the city centre, or perhaps in front of the Ferris wheel or in Seestadt, you will find the entire programme of the 29th New Year’s Eve Trail here.
To help you find your way around the New Year’s Eve Trail easily, we have compiled a street map for you with all the various locations. Our graphic layout is also available here.