Cheers for New Year “Prosit” 2020" - Celebrating the New Year in Linz

On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, corks will be popping in Linz! Whether in the elegant setting of a ball event or at the relaxed and cheerful New Year's Party on the Main Square, whether dancing on a Danube boat tour or enjoying the classical music of a New Year’s concert – the changing of the year has many facets in Linz.

New Year's Eve at the Main Square

  • from 11 pm
    DJ Alex Weber
  • Midnight

The new year will be celebrated with a big party at the Hauptplatz in Linz! DJ Alex Weber is at the turntables until 1:00 am and makes people dance. At midnight the big fireworks from the roof of the Generali building should not be missing. 

Theater and music

Brucknerhaus Bruckner Orchester Linz c Winkler


  • New Year’s Eve concert - Die Fledermaus
    31 December 2019
    7.30 pm
  • Das Kleine Silvesterkonzert (Small New Year's Eve concert)
    31 December 2019
    4 pm

Information and Tickets:
Website Brucknerhaus
+43 732 775230,

Landestheater Linz - Schauspielhaus

  • Gold
    31 December 2019
    3 pm
  • Der Verschwender
    31 December 2019
    7.30 pm

Landestheater Linz - Musiktheater

  • New Year’s Eve concert with the Johann Strauß Ensemble
    31 December 2019
    5 pm and 8 pm
  • Der Bettelstudent
    31 December 2019
    7 pm
  • Mary und Max
    31 December 2019
    7.30 pm

Landestheater Linz
Information and Tickets: 
Tel. Austria 0800 218000, international +43 732 7611 400

Ticket Service

Musiktheater Linz Grosser Saal c Oberoesterreich Tourismus Susanne Einzenberger


  • Silvesterkonzert: G. F. Händel: Messiah
    31 December 2019
    6.30 pm

Theater Phönix

  • SCHILLER. Aufruhr und Empörung
    31 December 2019
    7.30 pm

Theater in der Innenstadt

  • Silvester Gala: Nick Knatterton - Ein klarer Fall von Falle
    31 December 2019
    5 pm and 9.30 pm

Tribüne Linz Theater am Südbahnhofmarkt

  • Wenn wir uns herzen
    31 December 2019
    6.30 pm and 9.30 pm

Casino Linz

  • Angelika Niedetzky: Silvester Special
    31 December 2019
    7 pm

On the waves of the Danube into the New Year

Crystal ship

  • New Year’s Eve Gala (already sold out)
    31 Dezember 2019
    7.30 pm
  • New Year's Tour
    29 Dezember 2019
    12 noon

From the ship the view wanders over the illuminated facades of the Linz Culture Mile to the impressive fireworks.

More information

Feuerwerk in Linz an der Donau c LinzTourismus Sigalov Alex

Discover the City

City tour (German)

  • 31 December 2019
    2 pm

A relaxing tour through the city with an Austria Guide. On the city tour, there are stories from the past and present, and glimpses of the future to be seen and heard.

Price 12 € per person (8 € reduced)
No registration needed.

More information

Tour with the night watchman (German)

  • 31 December 2019
    between 3 pm and 9 pm every hour on the hour

The New Year's Eve tour with the Linz Nightwatchman combines an adventure tour with a concert in the Old Cathedral. Registration required.

Price: 14 € per person, 12 € with Linz-Card.

New Year's Eve tour

Schlossmuseum Linz im Winter c linztourismus LE
Feuerwerk Silvester Linz Ars Electronica Center c linztourismus f hoflehner

Markets around New Year's Eve

New Year's market at LentiaCity

  • 27 to 31 December 2019

The popular shopping center in Urfahr invites you to the market at the end of the year.


Church celebrations and devotions


  • Annual devotion
    31 December 2019
    5 pm
  • Feast of Mary the Mother of God
    1 January 2020
Linz Top 10 international Mariendom c Laurene Philippot

More activities at New Year's Eve

Kerzenziehen Linz Advent c linztourismus tom mesic

Wax casting

  • 31. Dezember 2019
    14:00 bis 18:00 Uhr

HYPO New Year's run

  • 31 December 2019
    2 pm

Whether as the end of a sporting year or as the start of a more active life, the New Year's Eve race in Linz demands sporting performance once again. But the focus is on fun: wear a costume if you want to!

The start and finish are at Linz's Main Square. The main run through downtown Linz is 6 km long - further runs have a shorter distance.

HYPO New Year's Eve Run

New Year's Eve in the Linz Gastronomy

uferei at Arcotel Nike Linz

  • New Year's Celebration
    31 December 2019
    from 7 pm

Gala buffet in the inclusive beverage company for 99 € per person with unique view of the fireworks. Reservation required.

More Information

Paul's Küche.Bar.Greisslerei

  • New Year's Eve by paul's
    31 December 2019
    from 6 pm

In a great ambience paul's spoils you with two special New Year's Eve menus: Vegetarian gourmet menu (36 €) or steak tasting (48 €).

New Year's Eve at paul's


  • Early Bird Dinner - 3 courses
    31 December 2019
    5 pm
  • Deluxe Dinner - 5 courses
    31 December 2019
    8.30 pm

With a great view and dinner into the new year! On New Year's Eve visitors can choose between a 3-course Early Bird and a 5-course Deluxe Menu in the Cubus.

New Year's Eve at Cubus

Josef Linz

  • New Year's Eve menu in the winter garden
    31 December 2019
    5 pm to 10 pm
  • Dance Music with the Be Cheese
    31 December 2019
    10 pm

New Year's Eve party at Josef's: once again this year the chef conjures up a delicious menu for the guests!

Josef Linz


  • Lunch Buffet
    31 December 2019
    11.30 pm to 2 pm
  • Early Bird Dinner
    31 December 2019
    2 pm to 7 pm
  • New Year's Eve Dinner with party
    31 December 2019
    from 8 pm

You can choose from three events in Stadtliebe. Good food and an excellent atmosphere are guaranteed at all events! 

Dinner & party


  • New Year's Eve by Dinner
    31 December 2019

New Year's Eve over the roofs of Linz: enjoy the view and a menu at the Pöstlingberg for 98 € per person!

Pöstlingberg Schlössl


  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
    31 December 2019

In the Schlossbrasserie guests celebrate the turn of the year over the roofs of Linz. The highlight besides the exclusive 9-course gala menu at 115 € per person is a spectacular view of the fireworks.



  • New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
    31 December 2019
    6 pm

In the Fischerhäusl, in Alturfahr directly on the Danube, fresh Austrian cuisine is also served on New Year's Eve. The Gala Dinner consists of 5 courses and costs 55 €.


Madame Wu Teesalon

  • New Year's eve at Madame Wu
    31 December 2019
    7 pm

On 31 December, not only an extraordinary ambience with atmospheric piano music awaits you in the tea salon, but also a culinary highlight: the Chinese fire pot. Price per person: € 99.00 all high-quality wines and drinks included. 

Tea salon Madame Wu

Verdi Linz c mesic
Silvester Feuerwerk Linz c TVL Linz

New Year - January 1, 2019

Discover the city

New Year' at the Crystal Ship

  • New Year's boat cruise
    5 and 6 January 2019
    12 am to 4 pm

Gourmets can be pampered with an excellent, cold/warm buffet during a boat trip in a glittering ambience. Price per person: 49,50 € incl. buffet

More information

City tour

  • 1 January 2020
    2 pm

A leisurely stroll through the city with an Austria Guide. During the city tour you can hear and see stories from the past, the present and views into the future.

Price 12 € per person (8 € reduced). No registration required. Only in German!

More information

Night watchman tour

  • 1 January 2020
    18:00 Uhr

During the New Year's tour, the night watchman from Linz shows the historical background of the city. 

New Year's tour

New Year's concerts

Silvester concert

  • 1 January 2020
    4 pm

New Year's Concert in the Brucknerhaus with the Philharmonices mundi (Orchestra of the Brucknerhaus Linz) under Josef Sabaini.

More information

Bruckner Orchester Linz Brucknerhaus c Winkler

Further New Year events

Traditional "Neujahrsschnalzen"

  • 1 January 2020
    11 am

Also this year the traditional New Year's crackling (Neujahrsschnalzen) takes place in front of the Linzer Landhaus (at Promenade). In order to have a good view of the spectacle, please be there about 30 minutes in advance. 

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