Vienna, a city with all the heaviness of its culture and its celebrations, is rarely devoid of a festival or a special event. The year-round choice of fiestas makes the decision of taking flights to Vienna an easy one as it promises to offer you a fun holiday regardless when you choose to visit. The events list of the city includes the ‘Vienna Carnival’, bursting with the amazing balls taking place across the city from the Christmas day to the second month of the New Year. ‘Vienna Festival’ is a unique highlight taking place in May and June.
‘The City Spring Marathon’ of April, sees over 10,000 participants and countless onlookers, annually. Soon, the winter days pass away and the warmer weather gets with it multitude of outdoor events, movie screenings and numerous summer concerts. The New Year’s celebrations are followed by a numerous balls and dance events taking place at various venues in Vienna. This is the Carnival time and it invites all those who are in a holiday mood, to catch one of the cheap flights to Vienna and accompany the Viennese, who love to dress in formal attires to dance and dance, kicking up their heels and burning the floors. Not a single guest or local stays without feeling overwhelmed by the stunning attires, the music, the decorated halls, the champagne delight and the sounds of world-famous waltzes.
The rainbow ball, taking place end of every January features an alluring night full of dance and music. The LGBT community is all set to celebrate once again with the rainbow ball and this time at the newly renovated Parkhotel Schonbrunn. All the LGBT people, their friends, relatives and supporters should surely make it a point to be a part of this amazing annual celebration. The most awaited event, ‘The Vienna Opera Ball’, taking place on the final Thursday of February at the State Opera House, transforms the auditorium into the most gorgeous ball room of the world. Renowned artists, worldwide celebrities and spectators fill the ball room with glamour, glitz, rhythm and breath -taking images.
Ice skating paradise for a family holiday
‘Eislaufen Rathausplatz’ is a winter event that takes place in mid-January to early March, with the creation of an ice-skating rink, near the Rathaus and Burgtheater. Ice skating enthusiasts of any age should enquire about cheap airline flights as soon as possible so as to be here anytime between 19th January to 4th March, 2012.This is the time when the continental winter will be in full swing at Vienna’s city Hall square featuring many ice rinks and skating facilities. Your holiday here will give you all the chance to step on the slippery surface and glide over the dazzling rinks. Don’t miss the metropolis during February, when it will be covered by a soft white blanket of snow and discover the many diverse conveniences for ice skating.
March comes with the Easter Celebrations and various Easter based festivities taking place around the city, having many highlights, beginning with the conventional market at the Freyung. Vienna City Spring Marathon taking place in April with thousands of athletes jogging all around the city centre.
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