How to make the most out of Halloween 2016 in Vienna

     / October 20, 2016
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            Vienna Würstelstand's  says:
            May it be having a vampire suck on your neck in some dark corner of a club, headbanging at a zombie ball or visiting a haunted house, or a Halloween photo tour – here’s the best 14 things to do for Halloween in Vienna:   

            Get spooked or hump a zombie at a party

            Hell-oween at the Sauna
            Halloween mit DJ HELL / Pratersauna + VIE i PEE by Strom.Club

            When: MON, October 31, 9pm–8am
            Where: Pratersauna, Waldsteingartenstraße 135, 1020
            Entry: 10€, buy tickets here or at the doors

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            What to expect: Pratersauna and VIE i PEE combine forces for their special Halloween event featuring 2 clubs, 5 floors and 20 DJs, everything in hellish darkness (or brightness – don't know what hell looks like as we've never been), waking up with clown's makeup smeared on your face

            Sound: Electronic music with lots of Techno, House and Minimal, featuring special guest DJ Hell and Mahiro, find full line-up here


            Film lovers’ Halloween club pop hell
            Club mit Halloween – Viennale Festivalzentrum

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm–5am
            Where: Viennale Zentrale @ Alte Post, Dominikanerbastei 11, 1010
            Free entry!

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            What to expect: Hits and classics, lots of (scary) hits, are to be found at the special Halloween event that will be happening at the Viennale Zentrale at Alte Post. Be prepared for a pop music hell with all the greatest hits you’ve forgotten about (or atleast tried to), a special raffle, a sing-a-long contest and lots of glitter. Come in a costume - it's way more fun!

            Sound: Pop music, hits and Gorillaz

            Spook-tacular witch haunt at the WUK
            Halloween – Witch Please @ WUK

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm–5am
            Where: WUK, Währinger Straße 59, 1090
            Entry: 6€ < 12am > 12€ (students 10€)
            Come in a costume!

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            What to expect: various floors of horror castle-ish atmosphere, lots of people in crazy costumes, chills running down your spine and DJ Squad Attilja, Danny la Vega & dRob dishing you some

            Sound: House, Techno, Minimal 


            Hip Hop’s finest scary special
            20 Years Of HipHop – Halloween Special feat. WUN TWO

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm–6am
            Where: Café Leopold MQ, Museumsplatz 1, 1070

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            What to expect: 20 Years of Hip Hop will go down at Café Leopold the same time as Halloween does, so prepare for some confused people  on the dancefloor partying while dressed up as monsters and scary creatures, bouncing like a good hip-hopper should. Neat beats and vibes will be spun by special guest DJ, Wun Two.

            It will also be one of the last parties at the leopold cafe club before it closes at the end of the year, so come and party hard! 

            Sound: Hip Hop’s finest


            For 4am Frankensteins
            Tekktonic Halloween

            When: MON, October 31, 11pm–6am
            Where: Das Werk, Spittelauer Lände 12, 1090
            Entry: 5€ (incl. welcome shot)

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            What to expect: Grungy atmosphere, zombies and Frankensteins dancing like they’re experiencing a violent fit, people dressed up, strobe lights, 2 floors of music
            Find details on the line-up here

            Sound: Techno / Hardcore House


            Funky scary Disco club
            Tingel Tangel /w Jan Schulte

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm–5:30am
            Where: Club Titanic, Theobaldgasse 11, 1060

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            What to expect: Disco beats and funky people in even more funky costumes crawling down into the dungeon of Club Titanic, dancing the night away, leaving as a completely different person

            Sound: Funky beats, Disco, Electronic


            A party dungeon open from dusk till dawn
            Greller Things

            When: MON, October 31, 11pm–6am
            Where: Grelle Forelle, Spittelauer Lände 12, 1090
            Entry: 10€

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            What to expect: a dark night of heathen, hairy delights, electro music, DJs with serious talent, a celebration of Death until Lucifer brings the dawn, one hell of a party – literally speaking, secret surprises, everybody wearing a costume, to see a few famous people you thought were dead, men wearing eye-liner

            Sound: Techno, Experimental


            Scare people with your extraordinary (or horrible) voice while fronting your own rock band
            HaLLoWeeN PARTY // Karaoke Bash + Children in Heät

            When: MON, October 31, 8pm
            Where: Chelsea, U-Bahn Bögen 29-32, Lerchenfelder Gürtel, 1080
            Entry: 10 € (8 € if you dress up)


            What to expect? Singing with a full rock band at your back, watching others live out their dreams, lots of people dressed as their favourite rock stars, a lot of eyeliner and leather jackets, some scary singing mixed with some surprisingly quality performances

            Sound: the likes of ACDC, Beastie boys, Bon jovi and tunes from other classic rock legends

            New club, new nightmare
            Halloween Horror night

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm
            Where: Falkestraße 5, 1010
            Entry: 15 € (10 € if you dress up)


            What to expect? They’re calling it ‘The halloween party of the year,’ a new club in the 1st district is transformed into a scary castle for its opening, zombies, vampires and the undead waiting for you at the bar, 200 € for best costume, free drinks for great costumes, something called a sweet and sour game

            Sound: terror tunes by a range of local DJs

            A student's dream (or nightmare) Halloween
            27 Jahre Heaven Vienna

            When: MON, October 31, 10pm
            Where: U4 Vienna, Schönbrunner Straße 222, 1120


            What to expect? One of the longest running clubbing events in Vienna, Heaven in Vienna, throwing one hell of a Halloween party, prizes for the coolest costumes, plenty of student vibes, miss candy and her heavenly dancers, a clubbing event that seems so far past its used by date, it’s cool again

            Sounds: local and international DJs spinning electro beats

            Head banging with a freaky clown
            Wiener Rock & Metal Zombieball

            When: MON, October 31, 7:30pm
            Where: ((szene)) Wien, Hauffgasse 26, 1110

            What to expect? Heavy metal and rock, some serious head banging, some real fucking scary zombie, vampire, freaky clowns and other costumes that make you go: ‘eeep.’, a mosh pit, to sweat profusely, scary atmosphere, people hiding around corners, photo corner where you can get a selfie with a vampire while they’re biting on your neck, live heavy metal bands

            Sound: Heavy Metal and Rock. Full line-up is here.

            Dark and creepy party in the cellar
            Halloween Horrorshow at Charlie P's

            When: MON, October 31, 7pm
            Where: Charlie P’s, Währinger Straße 3, 1090

            What to expect? Free shots of ‘blood’ for everyone, costume competitions, the Irish pub Charlie P’s cellar to get down right creepy…and sweaty, making out with a sexy drunk vampire, happy hour between 8 and 9pm, cheap drinks

            Sound: all the songs you’d expect to hear at a Halloween party in a pub

            In a haunted brewery
            Scaryfest 2016 – Vienna's ultimate Halloween Party

            When: MON, October 31, 9:30pm
            Where: Ottakringer Brauerei, Ottakringer Platz 1, 1160
            Entry: 15€

            What to expect? Industrial location with several floors full of loud music, to be arrested and thrown in a insane asylum, hundreds of people spread out over several floors dressed as somebody (or something) other than themselves, shooting back dirty shots, a prison, several themed rooms, zombies and witches, doing kinky things with fake blood

            Sound: Rock / Indie Rock / Alternative / Chart hits / Oldies / Pub and party music

            American diner gets creepy

            Freak Show Hard Rock Café

            When: MON, October 31, 6:30pm
            Where: Hard Rock Café, Rotenturmstrasse 25, 1010

            What to expect? An American diner turns into a horror house, fear-induced sweat and pulse racing garunteed, spooky costumes, bloody burgers, costume competition, gruesome Halloween surprises (similar to the picture above), the right atmosphere for Halloween

            Sound: all the Halloween classics

            Other ways to have a scary Halloween

            Celebrating the dead 
            Fiesta del Día de Muertos Austria 2016

            When: 28th of October, 6pm-4am
            Where: Palais EschenbachEschenbachgasse 9, 1010 

            What to expect? this festival is not on Halloween and has little relation to the tradition however it also celebrates the something completely different to any Halloween party on this list, Halloween mexican style, Mexican food, plenty of taco and salsa, a cultural experience, dancers doing traditional dances, mariachis, dancing and all the good vibes that are to be expected at a latino celebration.

            Sounds: traditional folk music out of Mexico, and Latino beats

            Drinks and scary faces
            Halloween party

            When: MON, October 31, 7pm–12am
            Where: Beaver Brewing Company, Liechtensteinstraße 69, 1090
            Free entry!

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            What to expect: a cute hip bar, beavers table dancing (after your 5th shot), funky drink mixes, lots of people in their 30's sitting around for drinks with what appear to be white bed sheets over their head and a sexy nurse outfits reminding you of the last porn you watched

            Plus: There will be a costume contest

            We recommend: dressing up to the max because Halloween only happens once a year and face it, it’s fun!

            Fearful cuddling at the movies
            Home of monsters

            When: MON–MON, October 31 – November 14, 4pm
            Where: Filmcasino, Margaretenstraße 78, 1050

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            What’s happening: starting October 31, Filmcasino is opening its doors to 6 weeks of classic scary movies. Starting the scary movie season on halloween night is the mummy - a movie most of us have had severe nightmares about since our teenage years.

            What to expect: Halloween spent at the movies with fellow 20-somethings that no longer wish to get shit-faced on this wonderful pumpkin day

            Plus: Get more details on showtimes here. Movies include Dracula, Frankensteins wife, the Wolfman, and the black lagoon in 3D.

            Three days in the haunted Prater
            Halloween – ein Abenteuer im Prater

            Where: SAT–MON, October 29-31, 12pm-11pm
            Where: Prater, 1020
            Free entry!

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            What to expect: A three day halloween party in the Viennese Prater, fear and confusion in the city gardens, face painting for all ages, a revolution by the end of the party demonstrating that halloween shall alays be three days long, a Halloween parade, all sorts of people running around in spooky costumes, a DJ lineup everyday, some kind of strange ritual called ‘the burning of the Calafati.’ Goosebumps all over, already.

            Plus: You can discover the full schedule for the event here

            We also recommend: Getting ready to spend long nights at Prater dome, drunk bowling, Burning Calafati

            How to scare your kids

            A sleepover with dinosaurs
            Eine Nacht im Museum

            When: MON, October 31, 7pm–8:30am
            Where: Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Burgring 7, 1010
            Entry: 75€ per person, for kids 7-11 years old, Get tickets at

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            What to expect: a spooky night and sleepover with dinosaurs at the museum, watching movies in the digital planetarium, jumping around from bed to bed, never being scared of the monsters under your bed again, experiencing a night you'll never forget

            Plus: bring drinks, snacks and a sleeping bag. There must be a grownup companion with you, max. 5 children for every grownup

            Scary outfits and snacks
            Halloween party

            When: MON, October 31, 3pm–4:30pm, 4:40pm–6pm, 6pm–7:30pm
            Where: Sechsschimmelgasse 10, 1090
            Entry: 10€, tickets available here

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            What to expect: lots of food and snacks, face painting, scary looking kids with fake blood all over their faces, loud arguing about candy. Mini and Me have got this Halloween under control for your little ones, and the scarriest costume wins a prize!

            Plus: There are different time sessions for the party, beware of the opening times

            We recommend: looking super scary, making your own costume
            Celebrating the dead 
            Fiesta del Día de Muertos Austria 2016

            When: 28th of October, 6pm-4am
            Where: Palais EschenbachEschenbachgasse 9, 1010 
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             / October 20, 2016
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