From Spring To Winter: Activity Tips, Photos
Discover Budapest’s many faces season by season. The city offers plenty things to do and see all the year round. There are many festivals and exciting events in all four seasons.
Spring kicks off with Easter, followed by the the Spring Festival and Mayday.
The summer months are the hottest in Hungary with numerous popular festivals and events.
The Budapest Summer Festival offers concerts, musicals, theatrical performances, dance shows, children programs on three venues. The summer fun ends with the August 20th festivities with a Fireworks Show.
Autumn is very nice in our city, especially September when it’s still very warm during the day.
The so-called Indian summer in the beginning of October is especially a pleasant time of the year.
At the end of November the city is starting to prepare for Christmas with one of Europe’s nicest Chistmas Fairs in downtown Budapest.
Although things calm down a bit at the beginning of January, the winter season has some awesome programs and activities for tourists and locals alike.
Seasonal Things to Do – From Summer Through Christmas
Top things to do in the hot summer months. TIP: See our recommendations (tips, activities, places) for a heat spell in Budapest.TIP: See also our Visit Budapest in June, Visit Budapest in July and Programs in August 2018 pages.
Budapest in Autumn
Budapest stays a vibrant city after summer with plenty to do:
Holiday Season in Budapest
Learn how Hungarians prepare for Christmas in the capital city, and where to find the best Christmas markets. Information on opening hours, public transport during the holiday.
Christmas and New Year concerts and other program tips in the Advent period.
TIP: Celebrate the end of the year in Budapest on a New Years’Eve Party on the Danube.
Winter and Spring
Budapest in Winter
Tips on what to do and see in the city from December through February.
Winter sightseeing, indoor programs, ice-skating and other activity recommenmdations for a great winter vacation.
Have fun in the Carnival Season, usually in February, on masked balls, donut festival and other exciting programs.
See how the Hungarian capital celebrates the biggest spring holiday, Easter.
Plan your Easter vacation using our sightseeing and program recommendations.
Learn also about Hungarian Easter traditions, and some great Easter recipes.
Budapest in Spring
After the cold months of winter Budapest heads into spring with renewed energy.
Lots of festivals, the largest is the Budapest Spring Festival, events, and outdoor programs.TIP1: Find out what’s on in March in the Hungarian capital! TIP2: Browse our selection of Budapest events, things to do in April. TIP3: See what to do on May Day in Budapest!
Events and Festivals – festival, and event calendar month by month.
Public Holidays in Hungary – all the bank holidays in Hungary.