Summer in Vienna - Part 1 

Summer in Vienna is a very special time. Because in the coming weeks, a colorful, diverse offer is waiting for you. From open-air cinema, through outdoor festivals to holiday mood on the beach. And the offer is so large that it is enough for 2 blog articles.

Today we start with cinemas, film, music and culture.

Cinema & Movies

One of the most famous and largest open air cinemas is the Kino unter Sternen (cinema under stars) on Karlsplatz. From 29th June to the 21st July 2018, in front of the breathtaking scenery of the Karlskirche, the presentations take place, daily in all weather conditions and free of charge. The focus is on Austrian films. The program and all information are available at

Kino am Dach (cinema on the roof) means summer open-air cinema on the roof of Vienna's main library. Under the open sky, above the rooftops of Vienna you can see current films and classics, the best and most popular films of the last 15 years. Program and more information can be found at

From June 28th to August 26th 2018, Kino wie noch nie (cinema like never before) will take place. Also this year the Filmarchiv Austria invites together with the Viennale in the Augarten and as in the years before the analog film projection is maintained: Wherever possible, the program is presented in some rare 35mm film copies. Look forward to exciting works, Austrian premieres and much more. All information can be found at

The Dotdotdot - Open Air Short Film Festival takes place this year from July 3rd to August 24th at good weather open air in the garden of the Volkskundemuseum, in bad weather inside of it. The performances always take place Thursday and Friday. All information about the festival can be found at

An open-air cinema on the move is the Volxkino. The Volxkino presents a selected film program with award-winning and international film productions of recent years as well as film festival successes from around the world. And the cinema comes to you, because it stops where it is not otherwise: in parks, between community buildings, in public squares and markets, on the Gürtel or on the outskirts, and always with free admission. When it comes to you in the vicinity and all other information, you can find on the website at 




Music & Culture

A truly unique piece in Vienna is the Tschauner Bühne. Because here is improvised and this with full intention. Because the Tschauner stage is lived impromptu theater. Quaint Viennese dialect meets here for the best entertainment, and that under the open sky. Played in any weather, because a sunroof may keep the rain away. Just get involved in this very special experience. Info and program's under

There are several offers, apart from food and drink, at Summerstage. There are regular concerts and readings by well-known authors. You can find more on

The Theater am Spittelberg is also a summer stage. Meetings of all kinds and pleasures of all facets have shaped the Spittelberg for centuries. Formerly a wicked amusement district, today in the middle of lovingly outfitted suburban atmosphere, enjoyable conversation. Which program awaits you at the Theater am Spittelberg can be found at

From the 11th of July to the 1st of September, the Viennese Lustspielhaus will bring good mood and entertainment to you in the heart of Vienna, Am Hof. The main program this year is "The Imaginary Sick - newly prescribed". In addition, there are still some guest programs. All information is available at

That would be part 1. Next week, everything revolves around festivals, events, culinary and holiday mood. You see, Vienna has a lot to offer.