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Summer is here. Detox from the winter blues, then venture over to exclusive exhibits, a pop-up burger restaurant, a film festival, and more. The concierge at The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna shares the can’t-miss events that everyone will be talking about this summer. Catch them while you still can!

1. Explore the MQ’s SummerOpening

The MuseumsQuartier (MQ) is one of the largest cultural areas in the world. From summer through the end of September, the inner courtyards of the MQ feature leafy gardens, live DJs, open-air concerts and games for adults and children. New this year is a sculpture park called “MQ Amore,” which features mini-golf courses on which visitors can play. You can also catch outdoor literature readings every Thursday in July and August. Visit Website

2. Enjoy Summerstage

A festive celebration of the season, Summerstage offers delicious food, an outdoor sculpture park, concerts and countless activities. If you need a break from the bustle, sip a crisp Austrian wine and enjoy the warm summer air on the large terrace overlooking the Danube canal. This popular hot spot, located in the heart of Vienna, and is only open from May through September. Visit Website

3. Celebrate the Habsburg’s Great Empress, Maria Theresa

The only Habsburg woman to rule Austria, Empress Maria Theresa guided the country through one of its great ages. Celebrate the 300th anniversary of her birth at Maria Theresa: Strategist – Mother – Reformer, a collection of special exhibitions throughout the city. Visit Website

4. Find Your Summer Glow

Does your skin need a freshening up after a long and dreary winter? The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna is offering a special Detox Oil Peeling that will give your skin that summer glow in no time. This treatment stimulates blood circulation and leaves behind velvety, soft skin. Visit Website

5. Filmfestival Wiener Rathausplatz

In July and August, visit this film festival in front of the Vienna City Hall. One film — generally related to instrument, vocal or ballet performances — is played each night on a big screen with City Hall providing a glorious backdrop. The festival, free of charge, also includes various international cuisine options. Visit Website