New Year’s Eve in Graz

New Year's Eve in Graz
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The perfect start to the New Year in Graz

Enjoy the bubbliest night of the year against the magical backdrop of the Old Town of Graz with its colourful programme for New Year’s Eve. The shops in the Old Town of Graz are usually open until 2 pm on New Year’s Eve.

At the strike of midnight, the whole of Austria waltzes to the Blue Danube. This is best experienced in the thick of the crowd who gather in the Old Town of Graz to enjoy its varied New Year’s Eve programme and to bring in the new year together. Discover more events in our Event Calendar.

New Year's Eve in Franziskanerviertel

The " Altgrazer Christkindlmarkt & Children’s Advent fair in Kleine Neutorgasse" will also brighten the city for a week after Christmas .
After the holidays the culinary stalls of the Franciscan Quarter and the Children’s Advent fair Neutorgasse open from 26 December to 31 December their gates again .

Thus, visitors and residents of the city alike can strengthen their walks and stroll to the delights , and enjoy the extraordinary atmosphere of the Franciscan district with the idyllic scenery of the Franciscan Church and the lovingly decorated Advent stalls .

The culinary booths will be open everyday from 15:00 to 21:45 and on December 31st to the New Year until 02:00.

New Year's Eve on Mariahilferplatz

Singles' New Year’s party: 29.12.2016, 6pm - 11pm 
Hot rhythms make sure that the New Year’s Eve festivities get off to a great start. The New Year’s Eve event for singles is a novelty in Styria and a great opportunity for flirting and dancing.

Farmers' New Year's party: 30.12.2016, 6pm - 11pm
We will be bringing back the old tradition of the “Bauern-Silvester” in the party tent on Mariahilferplatz square. The event celebrates the New Year with dancing and games and proved highly popular with visitors last year.

New Year's Eve run: 31.12.2016
The New Year's Eve run starts at 2.30pm on Mariahilferplatz square, which is also the finishing point. The route spans 10 and 5km and takes runners from Mariahilferplatz square through the very heart of the city.

New Year’s Eve party: 31.12.2016, 9pm - 3am, Mariahilferplatz 
First a run, then a party. The party tent on Mariahilferplatz square will be open until 3 o'clock in the morning. Entry is free!

Small firework display at midnight: Mariahilferplatz/Edegger Steg

Information: T +43/664/3021949, Email