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Celebrate a New Year’s Eve brimming with fun and laughter, immerse yourself in Vienna’s charming ball traditions!

Choose your tickets:

Dress code

  • Ladies: floor length ball gown
  • Gentlemen: tails, tuxedo or gala uniform (no neck ties)

The ball committee reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone not wearing appropriate ball attire.

Cancellation rates

  • On or before 31 August 2015: free
  • 1 September-31 October 2015: 50% of total
  • From 1 November 2015: 100% of total
  • Handling fee: EUR 30

Paying online

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Sofort payment (bank transfer)

Please note the security features in place for online payments, which require the use of Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode. Please contact your credit card issuer for details.


You can read our General Terms and Conditions here.

Information for tour operators

New: from 1 May 2014 bus drivers can only drive to the Hofburg and other destinations (such as hotels) inside the Ringstrasse if they have a valid permit. The Hofburg Vienna is permitted to issue such permits to international coach operators in connection with events at our premises. Please contact silvesterball@hofburg.com for further details.