“Wiener Wiesn-Fest” 2018

16 Sep

“Wiener Wiesn-Fest” 2018

From September 27th to October 14th 2018, the “8th Wiener Wiesn” will take place on the Kaiserwiese in the Vienna Prater. The “Wiener Wiesn-Fest ” (Viennese Oktoberfest) celebrates 18 days of traditions, folk music and party atmosphere. In 3 party tents and in 5 alpin cabin, visitors can enjoy music and traditional food.

Traditional and Oktoberfest

For a total of 700 hours, 1900 musicians will entertain the audience with live music and invite them to dance. The program includes the following acts in the various tents (the “louder” Gösser tent, Wojnar’s Kaiser tent and the “more grounded” Wiesbauer tent) Programm Festzelt & Festbühne

On a total area of over 5,000 m² visitors can enjoy real Oktoberfest atmosphere in Vienna. The morning brunch as well as the so-called “Afternoon Gaudi” are freely accessible, while for the evening events from Wednesday to Saturday and themed events in the tents tickets must be purchased. Every evening free admission to live music & fine dining is available in the five alp cabins from 12:00noon to 01:00am early morning!

Bieranstich © Harald Klemm
© Harald Klemm
Goldhauben am Wiener Wiesn Fest © Harald Klemm
Bundesländertage Kärnten Volkstanzgruppe Hermagor © Roland Rudolph
Kulinarik © Harald Klemm
Partystimmung Musikaward © Harald Klemm


As last year, the “Pop & Folk Afternoon” is every Wednesday and Thursday from 01:30pm to 06:00pm and for the youngest visitors, the “Children Wiesn” from Friday to Sunday, 11:30am to 005:30pm with a variety of children’s programs. The numerous visitors is offered daily plenty of entertainment and genuine local customs & tradition from all regions of Austria, and of course also plenty of beer.

Facts at a glance:
  • Festival open from 11:30am
  • from 12:00noon – 02:30pm free entrance to the morning brunch
  • from 02:00pm Folk music & Austrian custom and traditions
  • from 03:00pm – 06:00pm Afternoon concerts in the tents

Tickets & Location

  • When: from September 27th to October 14th 2018
  • Where:  Kaiserwiese Viennese Prater 90, 1020 Wien
  • Information and Tickets: “Wiener Wiesn-Fest”


The festival area at the Viennese Prater can be reached in just a few minutes by Underground line U2. The Hotel Zipser offers a convenient location with modern amenities in every guestroom and personal service. You can reserve your room quickly and comfortably through this page.

Contribution Picture: Wiener Wiesn Fest © Trachtenbotschafterin Johanne Setzer