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 2016 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.

With the Elmayer dancing school on 31st December 2016 at 12.30pm or 2 pm in the HOFBURG Vienna.
Duration: 1 hour. Price per person: EUR 38.-. 

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. 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.

VIENNA STATE OPERA
29th December: Hänsel und Gretel          
EUR 253.-, EUR 291.-  per person

30th December: Ballett - Raymonda      
EUR 129.-, EUR 176.-, EUR 215.- per person

1st January 2017:  Die Fledermaus              
EUR 206.-, EUR 271.-, EUR 314.- per person 

VOLKSOPER
29th December: Die Zirkusprinzessin    
EUR 80.- , EUR 93.- per person

30th December: My Fair Lady            
EUR 60.-, EUR 76.-, EUR 87.- per person

1st January: Die Fledermaus                    
EUR 60.-, EUR 76.-, EUR 87.- per person

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. Contact us and we will be happy to make a reservation for you.

Gala performances on 30th December 2016 at 7 pm 31st December 2016 at 11 am
Prices for tickets with seating at EUR 135.-, EUR 170.-, EUR 215.-, EUR 245.- per person.

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 2016 and 11am and 6pm on 1 January 2017. 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 2016 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.