Welcome to the Prater

Adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm at once - no other place radiates so much energy and joie de vivre as the Vienna Prater.

A fascinating world awaits visitors and guarantees entertainment for both young and old. Full of turbulent roller coasters, spooky ghost trains and attractions of all sorts  - there is hardly any other place in the world to challenge your senses in this intoxicating way. Time flies here while spendind a few pleasurable hours with your family, enjoying the Prater highlights or just having dinner with friends. Have fun and enjoy – this is the Prater's motto!

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Our latest event

Kinderfreunde carnival parade

12.2.2023, 14:00 - 16:00

The Wiener Kinderfreunde and their district organizations invite you to the big carnival parade in the Prater on February 12, 2023 from 2 to 4 P.M.

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125 years Vienna Giant Wheel!
It was built in 1897 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Emperor Franz Joseph I's throne and was one of the largest Ferris wheels in the world at the time!
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Kinderfreunde Carnival Parade
On Sunday, February 12th from 2pm to 4pm, the big Kinderfreunde carnival parade will take place in the Prater! A fun program with jugglers and surprises awaits all small and large carnival heroes.
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  • Admission to the Prater

    Admission to the Wurstelprater is free of charge, and the park is accessible around the clock.

  • Opening times

    The area around the Wurstelprater is accessible 365 days a year and around the clock. The attractions are open from 15 March to 31 October from approximately 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. During the summer holidays, the park is often open longer. The winter season runs from 1 November to 14 March, during which some of the business are open if the weather is pleasant.

    Attractions, e.g., Madame Tussauds, Vienna’s Ferris Wheel, the Kingdom of Railroads, the Kolarik Bouncy Castle at the Prater and the Rollercoaster Restaurant, are open all year round and have set opening times, which you can find on their respective websites.

  • Prices & group rates

    Every attraction is paid for separately. The prices per ride range between approximately 3.50 and 15.00 EUR.

    As every attraction at the Prater is an independent fairground-entertainment business, please make enquiries directly to the respective business as to whether group rates are offered.