At the ball


You can use the services of our photography team for shots in the ball rooms as well as in the portrait studio. All pictures are available almost instantly.


For your safe and comfortable ride home a transfer service has been arranged. You can get further information at the desk of the limousine service Corvinia Transfer in the Hofburg Foyer.

Gift packs

Gift packs can be collected from 1 am upon production of the entrance ticket stub from the Hofburg Foyer.

Sewing Service

Please contact a member of the cloakroom staff if you need to make any last minute repairs.

Your stay in Vienna

Hofburg New Year’s Concert

The Vienna Hofburg Orchestra will perform a series of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day concerts at the Hofburg for lovers of traditional waltzes and operettas. The Hofburg will play host to the Orchestra on 31 December 2015 at 6.30pm and on 1 January 2016 at 11.00 am and 6.00pm. Enjoy a lively start to the New Year in three-four time!

Ticket prices

  • for 31 December 2015: EUR 110.-, EUR 90.- and EUR 70.- per person
  • for 1 January 2016: EUR 170.-, EUR 150.- and EUR 120.- per person

Waltz lesson

Dance lovers will have the chance to learn first steps of Viennese Waltz at a lesson on 31 December 2015 at 2.00pm in the Kleiner Redoutensaal in the Hofburg Vienna. Teachers from the renowned Elmayer Dance School will give you an insight into the art of the perfect waltz. The best preparation for your New Year's dance! Duration is one hour. Price per person: EUR 38.-

Opera tickets

To round off your stay in Vienna, we would be pleased to help you with reservations for opera tickets. Hofburg Vienna has secured an allotment of tickets for the Vienna State Opera and the Volksoper on 29 and 30 December 2015 and on 1 January 2016. Prices and information about the program on 29th and 30th of December will be published as soon as possible.

Vienna State Opera

  • Jan. 1st:  The Bat – Operetta by Johann Strauss

Volksoper Wien

  • Dec. 29th: The Wizard of Oz – Musical
  • Dec. 30th: The Gypsy Princess – Operetta by Emmerich Kálmán
  • Jan. 1st: The Bat – Operetta by Johann Strauß

Spanish Riding School

Gala performances by the world-famous Spanish Riding School will take place on 30 December 2015 at 7.00pm and on 31 December 2015 at 11am in the baroque Winter Riding School in the Hofburg. The performance lasts 80 minutes.