On the ball

Photos

You can commission the services of our team of photographers for professional photos in the ballrooms or at the photo studio before the event. Your souvenir photos will be ready for collection from the photo studio in no time at all.

Transfer

A transfer service is available to take you home from the event. Inquire at the Corvinia Transfer stand on the night of the ball for further details.

Gift packs

Traditional gift packs will be available for collection at the Hofburg Foyer from 1am upon production of your ticket stub.

Sewing and alterations

Please contact a member of the Silvesterball cloakroom staff if you need to make any last-minute minor repairs and alterations – we offer an emergency sewing service for our guests.

Your stay in Vienna

Combine your trip to the Silvesterball with one of these exclusive offers:

Waltz lessons

Dance lovers will have the chance to perfect their Viennese Waltz at a lesson on 31 December 2015 at 2pm in the Kleiner Redoutensaal at the Hofburg. Teachers from the renowned Elmayer Dance School will give you an insight into the art of the perfect waltz. The course lasts about an hour and is the ideal way to brush up on your skills before the big event.

Waltz lessons

Dance lovers will have the chance to perfect their Viennese Waltz at a lesson on 31 December 2015 at 2pm in the Kleiner Redoutensaal at the Hofburg. Teachers from the renowned Elmayer Dance School will give you an insight into the art of the perfect waltz. The course lasts about an hour and is the ideal way to brush up on your skills before the big event.

Opera tickets

We will be more than happy to help you reserve tickets for performances at the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Volksoper. Schedules and prices for 29 and 30 December will be published at some point during the next few weeks. In accordance with a long established tradition, Die Fledermaus by the Waltz King Johann Strauss is performed in the capital on New Year’s Day.

Spanish Riding School

The Spanish Riding School is the only institution in the world where the Renaissance tradition of haute école equestrianism has been practiced for more than 440 years without interruption.

The world famous Lippizaner stallions will be performing in the Baroque Winter Riding School arena on 30 December 2015 at 7pm and on 31 December 2015 at 11am. The performance will last for 80 minutes. Tickets cost between EUR 69 and EUR 222 per person. Contact us and we will be happy to make a reservation for you.

Hofburg New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day concerts

The Vienna Hofburg Orchestra will be hosting a series of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day concerts for classical music fans in the Hofburg staterooms.

Performances are scheduled for 6.30pm on 31 December 2015 and 11am and 6pm on 1 January 2016. Enjoy a lively start to the New Year to the age-old rhythm of the waltz!

Tickets for the New Year’s Eve concert on 31 December 2015 cost from EUR 70-110 per person. Tickets for each of the two New Year’s Day concerts cost between EUR 120 and EUR 170.