Timetable

Welcome to the HOFBURG Silvesterball, the New Year’s Eve highlight in the heart of Vienna. We have another impressive ball programme in store for you on 31 December 2020, brimming with countless highlights at the Hofburg.

 

06.30 pm
Admission of guests for gala dinner
Heldenplatz entrance

Cocktail reception

07.00 pm
Opening of the Grand Staircase
Dancers from the Vienna State Opera Ballet Association
‘Fanfare and Time Variations’, Pavel Singer

08.00 pm
Gala dinner

09.15 pm
Admission of guests for grand ball opening
Heldenplatz entrance

Cocktail reception

10.00 pm
Opening of the Grand Staircase
Dancers from the Vienna State Opera Ballet Association 
‘Fanfare and Time Variations’, Pavel Singer

10.00 pm
Grand opening in the Zeremoniensaal

10.30 pm
Grand opening in the Festsaal

11.58 pm
Countdown to midnight 

MIDNIGHT
Happy New Year!
Ringing of the Pummerin (at St. Stephen’s Cathedral), the largest bell in Austria
‘Blue Danube Waltz’ / Johann Strauss

Midnight performance 

12.30 am and 02.30 am
Public quadrille in the Festsaal
with the Elmayer dance school

04.00 am
Closing

 

 

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