Events in Budapest

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Budapest Summer Festival
09/06/2018 - 17/08/2018

In the summer, Budapest theatres and troupes present their work outdoors, in exquisite locations such as Margaret Island and Városmajor, with genres including jazz, Dixieland, klezmer and opera.

Margaret Island ...

Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix 2018
27/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Every year, the Formula One race attracts racing fans from around the world, with numerous side events that accompany the contest at Hungaroring just outside Budapest, near Mogyoród.

F1 Race ...

Sziget Festival
08/08/2018 - 15/08/2018

A week-long series of events at Hajógyári Sziget, a former shipyard, in the middle of the Danube. Crowned many times as the Best European Major Festival

Dates of Sziget Festival: 8-15 ...

Festival of Crafts
17/08/2018 - 20/08/2018

This traditional cultural event introduces prominent representatives of traditional folk art every year. The best Hungarian craftsmen and folk artists introduce the secrets of their trade in their active workshops ...

St Stephan’s Day

20 August celebrates the "feast of the new bread", also Constitution Day and Saint Stephan’s Day, marking the occasion with spectacular fireworks at night.

Programme date: 20 August 2018 - 9:

Jewish Cultural Festival
26/08/2018 - 02/09/2018

Learn about Jewish culture and traditions and enjoy a multi-arts festival with a wide variety of events featuring literature, music, dance, and even a children’s show.

Festival dates: 26 August ...

Budapest International Wine Festival
06/09/2018 - 09/09/2018

The Wine Festival has grown to become one of the most prestigious and popular professional events and festivals to promote the culture of wine consumption.

Festival dates: 6-9 September 2018 
Venue: Buda Castle ...

Café Budapest
05/10/2018 - 21/10/2018

Explore new horizons, escape reality, exercise your mind, excite your senses. The Café Budapest (former Autumn Festival) challenges the definitions of art as we know it. 

The Budapest Spring Festival’s sister ...

Art Market Budapest
11/10/2018 - 14/10/2018

Art Market Budapest is an international art fair established in 2011 to provide exposure to a diverse range of artists from all over the world, with a special focus on ...

Budapest Christmas Fair
09/11/2018 - 01/01/2019

The sweet scent of kürtős kalács and mulled wine. Servings of sausage. Arts and crafts stalls. The sound of chatter and laughter, music. A lavishly decorated tree. You’re at a ...

Budapest Spring Festival
05/04/2019 - 22/04/2019

World-class art and culture move to Budapest for the Budapest Spring Festival: musical rarities, unique exhibitions, special dance and theatre shows, and more.

Dates of Budapest Spring Festival: 5 - 22 April 2019 

Wagner Days
13/06/2019 - 23/06/2019

The Palace of Arts will once again present its critically acclaimed sell-out concert series of Wagner’s work: Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung and Parsifal.

Dates of Wagner Days: 13-23 ...

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