Easter time in Vienna

Around the Easter time, Vienna has again a lot to offer. Whether the traditional Easter markets, the musical offer from Osterklang or the joyful Easter festival in the Prater. It will be colorful in any case.

Therefore, I have prepared for you today an overview, what awaits you in April.

The Easter markets already wait....

Ostermarkt Freyung©WienTourismus-Karl-Thomas2

Popular and well-known beyond the city limits are the Easter markets in Vienna, where a colorful mix of traditional Easter decoration, Easter culinary treats and a cheerful social program await you.

One of the best known markets is in front of an amazing scenery the Easter market in front of Schönbrunn Palace. More than 60 exhibitors bring an Easter flair to Schönbrunn. For children, the Easter bunny workshop, the Easter nest hunt and the Kindermuseum wait. In the meantime, the adults enjoy "Jazz am Ostermarkt" or the many culinary specialties.

The biggest tower of eggs in Europe with more than 40,000 eggs awaits the visitors at the Old Viennese Easter market on Freyung. Also this market attracts with beautiful handicrafts, Easter specialties and a colorful program for children.

Only a few minutes away you will find the next Easter market, the handicraft market on Am Hof square, which is dedicated to the traditions of Easter and handicrafts.

In the 17th district also the next highlight awaits the visitors, because from 29th March to 16th April the Kalvarienbergfest takes place again. Visitors can become active here and make some Easter presents at the art workshops. Live music and a cheerful children's program complete the program.

A very special Easter market is the vegan Easter market in the Arcotel Kaiserwasser on the 8th and 9th of April, where it is all about vegan alternatives. Rüdiger Dahlke, the well-known doctor, author and passionate vegan, will also be present. There is a wide vegan range of food and beverages, fashion and art, as well as a colorful, lively social program. 

Schloss-Schönbrunn Ostermarkt©WienTourismus-Karl-Thomas 

cultural highlight: OsterKlang

A first-class stage program waits for you at OsterKlang. This year, the festival focuses on dance under the slogan "From dance of death to Habanera".

You can find all information about the program at

A festival for the whole family

A festival for the whole family will take place on the Ostersonntag, 16 April from 11h, in the Prater. There's live music and a colorful children's program with Punch and Judy-style theater, creative crafts and games of skill.

You see there is quite a lot going on during Easter time. I wish you great days in Vienna and maybe you will also see the Easter bunny.