The most widely celebrated spring holiday in Europe is Easter.

01 Apr 2024


Your best Easter break is about to kick off…

Whether you mark the occasion in a religious manner or take advantage of the long weekend, Budapest remains the choice destination to spend quality time with your nearest and dearest. 

At Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

Easter Feast at ÉS Bisztró – Family Table is laid on Easter Sunday, 31 March, with an Easter variation of our signature dishes and special chocolate eggs.

The Easter Sunday Family Table and the ÉS Bisztró’s Blackboard Specials feature the season’s typical ingredients and dishes.

Easter delicacies in our ÉS Deli: Brioche sandwich stuffed with aged Easter ham, arugula, pickled cucumbers, mustard and fried onions

Spring Treatment at Kempinski The Spa.

For even more joy, look at our  Easter Break Budapest offer and book your accommodation in downtown Budapest online. You can also contact Reservations directly on +36 1 429 3375 or at [email protected]


& Nearby

Easter Gala Concert (Emberfia), Operetta and Musical Theatre, 29 March 2024, 19:00

Enjoy the magical melodies of a legendary composer this Easter. At this special, two-part gala concert, enjoy a lovely performance featuring two large-scale works by Andrew Lloyd Webber. “Requiem” captivates its listeners with dramatic, primaeval and ethereally clear sounds, followed by the iconic rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar”.

Easter with Mascagni (Messa di Gloria / Cavalleria rusticana), Opera House, 30 March 2024, 19:00

Experience concert performances with Hungarian and English surtitles. Those who have seen Mascagni’s famous one-act Cavalleria rusticana will never forget the Easter hymn. The tragic story that takes place at Easter is a perfect match for Messa di Gloria, which exudes the euphoria of resurrection but is, above all, a Southern Italian mass of innocent faith.

Palace of Arts (MÜPA), 31 March 2024, 19:00

Our special Easter recommendation: “His Cross Blossomed”, a dance drama performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble.

You can find the festive mass order of the nearby Saint Stephen’s Basilica here. 


Hollókő, 29 March–1 April 2024

The four-day Hollókő Easter Festival is a celebration of traditions and joie de vivre. This is an event everyone should enjoy! A rich folklore programme, Palóc (a subgroup of Hungarians in northern Hungary) gastronomy, folk customs with the inevitable watering*, concerts, as well as family and children’s programmes provide guests with unforgettable experiences. A continuous programme awaits visitors to the charming jewel box village, where the farmhouses and stone streets of Ófalu (Old Village) take them back in time.

*Watering is a truly unique Hungarian custom where boys sprinkle water on girls so they will be fertile and healthy.


Szentendre Skanzen, 28 March–7 April 2024

These customs are connected to the Holy Week before Easter Sunday, both in Christian ceremonies and local folklore. The central theme of spring week is the preparation for Easter and the Holy Week, as well as the presentation of post-Easter traditions at live museum locations. The customs, flavours and games of the fasting period and Holy Week come to life at the Skanzen Village houses.

On 31 March and 1 April 2024, both church and folk customs of Easter will be celebrated in the Skanzen.

In addition to the stage programmes, visitors are welcomed to engage in craft activities and presentations by invited communities.


Don’t hesitate to seek advice or assistance from our multilingual Clef d'Or member concierge team when you’re looking for dining reservations, opera and concert tickets, transport or other information you might require during your stay. They’re available at your service on +36 1 429 3391 or at [email protected].