Salzburg entertainment

Top Choice Puppet Theatre in Salzburg

Salzburger Marionettentheater

The red curtain goes up on a miniature stage at this marionette theatre, a lavish stucco, cherub and chandelier-lit affair founded in 1913. The repertoire star is The Sound of Music, with a life-sized Mother Superio…
Classical Music in Salzburg


A fantasy of coloured marble, stucco and frescoes, the baroque Marmorsaal (Marble Hall) at Schloss Mirabell is the exquisite setting for these chamber-music concerts. Internationally renowned soloists and ensembles …
Live Music in Salzburg


This alternative cultural venue was born out of protests against the Salzburg Festival in the 1980s. Today it’s a bar and performance hybrid. Traversing the entire arts spectrum, the line-up features concerts, cabar…
Theatre in Salzburg

Grosses Festspielhaus

Designed by architect Clemens Holzmeister in 1956 and built into the sheer sides of the Mönchsberg, the cavernous Grosses Festspielhaus stages the majority of performances during the Salzburg Festival and can accomm…
Theatre in Salzburg


Opera, operetta, ballet and musicals dominate the stage at this elegant 18th-century playhouse. There’s a strong emphasis on Mozart’s music, with the Mozarteum Salzburg Orchestra often in the pit. There are dedicate…
Booking Service in Salzburg

Festspiele Ticket Office

This office sells tickets for the Salzburg Festival, which range in price from €11 to €430. Tickets sell like hot cakes – so either book well in advance (at least several weeks ahead) or try your luck at the last mi…
Live Music in Salzburg


Salzburg’s hottest live-music venue, Rockhouse presents first-rate rock, pop, jazz, folk, metal and reggae concerts – see the website for details. There’s also a tunnel-shaped bar with DJs (usually free) and bands. …
Theatre in Salzburg


One of the premier venues of the Salzburg Festival, the baroque Felsenreitschule was built in 1693 and designed by the architect of the age, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach.
Jazz in Salzburg


Hosts regular concerts, with performances ranging from tango to electro, as well as workshops and club nights. Don’t miss the free Tuesday-night jam sessions in the adjacent Jazzit bar. It’s 600m north of the Mirabe…
Classical Music in Salzburg


Opened in 1880 and revered for its supreme acoustics, the Mozarteum highlights the life and works of Mozart through chamber music (October to June), concerts and opera. The annual highlight is Mozart Week in January…