Linz for free

Looking to get to know Linz on a small budget? No problem! Many events in the European Capital of Culture 2009 are free of charge. For example, the Urfahraner Fair, the Pflasterspektakel and Klangwolke events are already fixed points in many festival calendars.


Events for free

November 26 - December 23, 2016 Christmas in Linz Advent and New Year in Linz
January 1, 2017 Aperschnalzen A traditional Upper Austrian New Year's whip-cracking competition ("Schnalzen").
February 3 and 4, 2017 Winter Flea Market Discover offers along Landstraße
April 29 - May 7, 2017 Urfahranermarkt (german) The largest and oldest fair in Austria has been captivating its visitors for 193 years.
June 9, 2017 Long night of the curches (german) Exhibitions, discussions, readings, lectures, music of all genres (from early music to 21st century compositions), children's programs, and much more.
June 17, 2017 Festival of Nature (german) Linz's Danube Park features many exhibitors offering interesting information about Mother Nature.
July, 2017 Familienbund-Ritterfest - Knight's Festival (german) The "Landesritterfest" (Knight's Fair) brings all the impressions of the chivalric Middle Ages back to life. The entire castle grounds are transformed into an adventurous market and tournament grounds, stretching all the way to the main square.
July 20-22, 2017 Pflasterspektakel For over twenty years, this street arts festival – one of the largest in Europe – has transformed the Upper Austrian capital into a festival of very special encounters.
June - August 2017 Concerts in Musikpavillon (german) Brass bands from all over Linz will play every Thursday. On Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the program offers a wide variety of music – from folk to pop, and from blues to vocal music, plus jazz concerts every Sunday.
August 18-29, 2017 Krone Open Air Festival (german) The Krone Open Air Festival offers all kinds of music, from Austropop, to pop and rock, to classical.
September, 2017 Wine & Art (german) Approximately 85 wineries will present their fine wines for 3 days in the very heart of Linz – its Old Town!
September 9, 2017 Sparkasse OÖ visualisierte Klangwolke - Cloud of Sound (german) Since 1979, more than two million listeners have visited the Linz "Klangwolken" (Clouds of Sound) in the Danube Park, which has become a city landmark.
September 15-16, 2017 Autumn Event at Landstraße and Shopping Night (german) About 150 tourism organizations and producers of traditional culinary treats will be presenting their specialties and novelties.
September 16, 2017 Open Classic Night Brucknerhaus invites to an open concert night
September 17, 2017 Sparkasse OÖ Kinderklangwolke - Clouds of Sound for kids An event at danube park for kids
September 2017 Tag des Denkmals - Memorial Day (german) On the "Tag des Denkmals" (Memorial Day), we’ll be opening the doors to Austria's most valuable treasures - to our cultural heritage.
September 30 - October 7, 2017 Urfahranermarkt (german) The many attractions, entertainment programs, shopping arcades and restaurants guarantee you hours of enjoyment.
November 18 - December 23, 2017 Christmas and New Year in Linz Advent and New Year in Linz


In the museum for freePoestlingbergbahn Museum LinzAG

Nature in Linz

Change of perspectiveAusslicht Poestlingberg Eckerstorfer