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May 1st Celebrations 2024

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May 1st Celebrations 2024

Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st in Austria since 1890. In Vienna, this holiday is accompanied by various May rallies and entertainment hotspots. In the Prater, the celebration on May 1st is traditionally called the Maifest.

Of course, many attractions in the Wurstelprater join the celebrations and offer you great discounts on this day – more info below 🔥🔥🔥

Apart from that, you can expect a maypole at Riesenradplatz, stands with regional delicacies, an entertainment program on the Kaiserwiese and a performance show by Vienna’s helpers on the Hauptallee.

Entertainment on the Kaiserwiese

On the Kaiserwiese, visitors are offered a wild mix of entertainment. The morning focuses on the young guests, while the afternoon offers you musical entertainment.

★  OKIDOKI Tolle Tiere Spielezoo from 11:00-15:00 o’clock
★  Children’s Styling Box from 11:00-15:00 o’clock

Musical entertainment from 13:00-21:30 o’clock:
★  Wiesn Kaiser Johann der I.
★  Official opening speech by district chairman Alexander Nikolai at 13:20 o’clock
★  Zelda Weber & the Rosettes
★  Gran Torino Club
★  Vulvarine
★  Roman Gregory & Band
★  Wiener Wahnsinn

★  Rock Antenne Österreich DJ Markus Floth

OKDIOKI is an Austrian TV production for kids.

Vienna’s Helpers on the Hauptallee

Quite traditionally, there will also be a performance show and information stands by Vienna’s aid and emergency organisations. Presenting themselves will be: Samaritans, Johanniter, Malteser, Red Cross, MA 48, army, police, Wiener Linien and many more!

★  Performance Show from 11:00-18:00o’clock

Discounts on May 1st

Quite a lot of attractions and rides join the May celebrations with a -15% discount on their ticket prices:

Aqua Gaudi
Dizzy Mouse
Elite Autodrom
Grand Prix Monza
Heindl’s Kinderland
Hotel Psycho
Kinderturm Lollipop
Königreich der Eisenbahnen
Luftburg Erlebniswelt
Madame Tussauds
Magic Dreamland
Mecky Express
Mega Kart
Popp’s Paradise
Prater Marina
Salto Trampolin
Skull Rock
Super Autodrom
Super Top Dance
Wiener Hochschaubahn
Wiener Riesenrad
Wiener Rutsche
Zum roten Adler

Hard Facts

May celebrations in Prater
Date: Mon, May 1st 2023
Time: from 11:00
Location: Kaiserwiese & Hauptallee
Price: Free entry!

We wish you lots of fun!

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