Outdoor Summer Cinemas

A list of Vienna's outdoor cinema spots for summer 2012

Services | Vienna Review | July / August 2012

Espresso Film, one of the many summer outdoor cinemas in Vienna (Photo: Gerlinde Egger, espressofilm)

Film Festival 2012 am Rathausplatz

Highlights: the Vienna Philharmonic’s Neujahrskonzert, Carmen at the Staatsoper, and Adele – Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Through 2 Sept.

1., Rathausplatz




An open-air venue for alternative film going into its 23rd season. No entry fee.

Through 21 Sept.

10., Columbusplatz



Kino im Schloss

A wide range of relatively mainstream titles. Ticket prices range from €58 per showing.

15 July – 30 Aug.

Schloss Neugebäude

11., Otmar-Brix-Gasse 1



Kino unter Sternen

The legendary venue in Resselpark shows a number of all-time favourites. Highlights include: Casablanca, Night Train to Munich, and The Thief of Bagdad.

29 June – 22 July

4., Resselpark, Karlsplatz



Arena Sommerkino

The alternative music venue is showing mostly contemporary films, including selections from the Viennale. Tickets per showing are €6 at the door and €5 in advance. 

28 July – 29 Aug.

Verein Forum Wien Arena

3., Baumgasse 80

www.arena.co.at, or here (link may not work)


Kino am Dach

Includes Austrian and international titles. Tickets are €7.50 (€6 for students and seniors).

6 July – 1 Sept.


7., Urban Loritz Platz 2




Featuring mostly thematically arranged short films (515 minutes).

6 July – 31 Aug.

Gartenpalais Schönborn

8., Laudongasse 15–19 



Kino wie noch nie

Showings begin at 21:30 every night. Tickets cost €8 (€5 for students and seniors).

5 July – 23 Aug.

2., Obere Augartenstraße 1e (Augarten Spitz)


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