Easter Markets in Vienna

It’s Easter season in Vienna!

What better way to enjoy Spring than to explore Vienna’s charming Easter markets? Every year, colourful markets pop up across the city in celebration of Easter.

Craftspeople and artisans offer beautifully decorated eggs, pottery and other regional arts and crafts. You can also indulge your taste buds with regional fare and culinary treats.

Old Vienna Easter Market at the Freyung

Set in the heart of Vienna’s first district, the traditional Easter market at Freyung Square features the biggest mountain of Easter eggs in Europe, with around 40,000 painted eggs.

  • Dates: 20 March – 6 April 2015
  • Times: Daily from 10.00 am to 7.30 pm
  • Address: 1010 Freyung, between Schottengasse and Heidenshuß
  • U-bahn: U2 Schottentor or U3 Herrengasse

For more information, visit: http://www.altwiener-markt.at (English, German)

Easter Market at the Am Hof

Only a few minutes walk from the Freyung, the Am Hof is one of the oldest squares in Vienna. Here you can find a blend of contemporary artwork and handcrafted products including Easter eggs, candles, pottery, knitwear, jewelry and wood carvings.

  • Dates: 20 March – 6 April 2015
  • Times:  Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm; Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Easter Monday from 10 am to 8 pm.
  • Address: 1010 Am Hof, between Graben and Freyung
  • U-bahn: U2 Schottentor or U3 Herrengasse

For more information, visit: www.kunsthandwerksmarkt.at (German)

Schönbrunn Palace Easter Market

This traditional Easter market is set in the historic courtyard of Schönbrunn Palace. Here you can find handicrafts and original gifts such as traditional Easter decorations and pottery, tin toys, floral arrangements, beautifully decorated gingerbread cookies and regional delicacies.

  • Dates: 21 March – 6 April 2015
  • Times: Daily from 10 am to 6:30 pm
  • Address: Schloß Schönbrunn, 1130 Wien, Austria
  • U-bahn: U4 Schönbrunn

For more information, visit: www.ostermarkt.co.at (English, German)

Easter Market at Neugebäude Castle

Neugebäude Castle is located in the 11th district. Here you’ll find an arts and craft market along with an Easter programme including traditional music, clowns, face painting and other events. Palm Sunday will be observed by Rektor Msr. Mag. Wagner at 1 pm.

  • Dates: 26 – 29 March 2015
  • Address: 1110 Wien, Otmar-Brix-Gasse 1
  • U-bahn: U3 Simmering, then switch to Bus 73A towards Pantucekgasse, get off at Hörtengasse stop

For more information, visit: www.schlossneugebaeude.at (German)

Easter Market at the Campus Altes AKH

More than 25 exhibitors will be featured at the Old General Hospital campus Easter Market. There is also a playground for children to explore.

  • Date: 20 March – 6 April 2015
  • Times: Daily 11 am to 8 pm
  • Address: Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien
  • U-bahn: U2 Schottentor, switch to streetcar 43 or 44, get off at Lange Gasse stop

For more information, visit: Sorry, no website available!

Floridsdorf Easter Market 

21 exhibitors gather at the Floridsdorf Easter Market. There is a carousel ride for children to enjoy as well as food stands featuring traditional Austrian specialties.

  • Date: 27 February – 5 April 2015
  • Times: Daily 9 am to 9 pm
  • Address: Franz-Jonas-Platz, 1210 Wien
  • U-bahn: U6 Floridsdorf

For more information, visit: Sorry, no website available!

Easter Festival in the Prater

On Easter Sunday, don’t forget to join the party at the Prater. Fun for young and old, here you’ll find live music, an Easter parade and a diverse children’s programme which includes live theater and a magic show.

  • Date: 5 April 2015
  • Times: Easter Sunday from 1 pm to 8 pm
  • Address: Prater Riesenradplatz, 1020 Vienna
  • U-bahn: U1 Praterstern Bf

For more information, visit: www.praterservice.at (English, German)

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