Vienna in Black - Vienna Fetish Week
Almost a whole week is dedicated to fetish at the end of October: Vienna Fetish Week turns Vienna into a center for fetish fans. The highlight of the week is the Vienna in Black weekend, which was established many years ago and offers numerous parties as well as a colorful supporting program. www.lmc-vienna.at
January 25, 2020
Whoever said that Viennese Waltzes are only for straight people? The Rainbow Ball successfully conquered this heterosexual domain. Formal evening attire is strictly enforced at this LGBT ballroom event. The ball is held in Parkhotel Schönbrunn. All waltzes and lots of fun! www.regenbogenball.at
January 31 + February 1, 2020
The Kreativball, the alternative ball of the LGBT scene and its friends, has come a long way since its low-profile beginnings, and sells out weeks in advance. www.clubkreativ.at
Since 2008, "equalizent" has organized the annual Diversity Ball, a unique festival of joie de vivre and respect for human colorfulness and diversity. Many LGBT people in all their different communities come together for a rousing night at the ball in the Kursalon Wien, as a sign of the colorful nature of society, for tolerance, accessibility and mutual respect.
Vienna Fetish Spring
The organizers of "Vienna in Black" also become active each year in the spring: the "Vienna Fetish Spring" festival is held each year around Corpus Christi. Numerous fetish events - including the election of "Mr. Leather Austria" - will be on the program.
Vienna Boylesque Festival
May 29 + 30, 2020
The sixth edition of the Vienna Boylesque Festival will be held at the Wiener Stadtsaal in May 2019. Mastermind Jacques Patriaque brings the best international boy and burlesque dancers to Vienna again. www.viennaboylesquefestival.com
Pink Wiener Wiesn-Festival
At the Wiener Wiesn-Festival, there's lederhosen gaudiness and dirndl fun for LGBT people for a whole evening. Live music, hearty food and humorous performance will ensure a successful evening. www.rosawiesn.at