Events in Budapest

Events in Budapest

There’s hardly a livelier city in the world than Budapest.

Vibrant and Dynamic - enjoy the very best during your stay

There are exciting new initiatives in addition to the hundreds of cultural events and festivals that take place every year in Budapest, Hungary like the annual Spring Festival, the avant-garde Autumn Festival, the rock-cred Sziget Festival. And at the Kempinski Corvinus, the Kempinski Gallery showcases local modern art. 

Events at a glance: 

March / April

  • Easter - The most widely celebrated spring holiday in Europe
  • Bartók Spring - International art week dedicated to the world-famous Hungarian composer
  • Spring Fair - A fairground with family activities, unique handicraft products and culinary specialities


  • Gourmet Festival - The annual showcase of Hungary, literally, at its most delicious


  • Wagner Days - Acclaimed sell-out concert series
  • Budapest Summer Festival - Theatres and troupes present their work outdoors


  • Formula 1 Race Weekend - Contest at Hungaroring


  • Sziget Festival - A week-long series of events at Hajógyári Sziget
  • Festival of Crafts and St Stephan's Day Fireworks 


  • International Wine Festival - One of the most prestigious events to promote the culture of wine consumption


  • Budapest Autumn Festival - Salute to contemporary arts
  • Art Market Budapest - Meet art lovers from all around the world