Things to do in May


Life BallViennese don’t know what to do and where to go first, as May has to offer so many great events. In this blog entry we present a small selection to you:

Eurovision Song Contest
The highlight of the month of May is definitely the Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place this year in Vienna. While the shows are performed in the Wiener Stadthalle, the Eurovision Village at the Rathausplatz offers live broadcasts, a fashion show, pavilions of the countries and much, much more.
When?: 18.-23.05.2015
Shows: Wiener Stadthalle, U6 underground stop Burggasse-Stadthalle
Eurovision Village: Rathausplatz, U2 underground stop Rathaus
Website: Eurovision Song Contest

Life Ball
One of the, if not the most popular charity event in Vienna, is the Life Ball with the aim to fight against HIV and AIDS. There are a few tickets left, which you can win in raffles; however, even if you don’t get a ticket, you might want to watch it from nearby. An alternative is to be part of the Life Ball Party and After Hour at Volksgarten.
When?: 16.05.2015
Where?: Wiener Rathaus, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, 1010 Vienna
Public Transport: U2 underground stop Rathaus
Website: Life Ball

MQ Summer Opening
The Museumsquartier starts the summer season. Viennese love to meet there to sit in the sun and have a nice cup of coffee after work. A special of the opening is the free entry to all museums after 5 p.m.
When?: 07.05.2015
Where?: Museumsquartier
Public Transport: U2 underground stop Museumsquartier, U2/U3 underground stop Volkstheater
Website: MQ Summer Opening

You are searching for a great culture & music event not far from VOX? Then you shouldn’t miss the Donaukanaltreiben. Enjoy music, culinary delights, sports and shows!
When?: 29.-31.05.2015
Where?: Donaukanal form Spittelau till Franzensbrücke
Public Transport: U4 underground stops Schwedenplatz, Schottenring, Roßauer Lände, U1 underground stops Nestroyplatz, Schwedenplatz
Website: Donaukanaltreiben

Poolbar Festival
If you are a fan of electro and techno music, the poolbar festival might be the perfect event for you. Enjoy great acts at Pratersauna.
When?: 07.-09.05.2015
Where?: Pratersauna
Public Transport: U2 underground stop Messe-Prater
Website: Poolbar Festival

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