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Easter in Várkert Bazaar Budapest

April 20 @ 10:00 am - April 22 @ 9:00 pm

a giant orange colored easter egg in front of the Palace in Castle Bazaar

The Várkert Bazaar at the foot of the Castle Hill in Buda gives home to a colorful festival at Easter, on 20 – 21. April, 2019.

Location-address: Várkert Bazár, Ybl Miklós tér, 2-6., Budapest 1013, district I.

Date & Time: 20 – 21 – 22. April 2019: Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday & Monday

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 21.00 every day

Entry: free

  • Family programs,
  • Easter traditions,
  • gastronomy programs
  • concerts,
  • folk dance performances,
  • craft workshops with traditional egg decorating techniques.

Programs: 20. April, Saturday21. April, Easter Sunday22. April, Easter Monday

Getting there:

  • Tram 2 (Széchenyi István tér stop/at the Chain Bridge, then cross the bridge and walk south or get on bus No. 16 or No. 105 at Széchenyi tér/Pest end of the Chain Bridge, get off at Clark Adam tér/Buda end of the Chain Bridge then a few-minute walk),
  • From Pest city centre you can also get on buses No. 16 and No. 105 at Deák Ferenc tér metro hub (M1, M2, M3 lines).

Find out more about the Várkert Bazaar and its history, attractions.

Detailed Program 2019

The craft workshops welcome everyone outdoor from 10.00 to 18.00 between 31. March – 02. April. You can try your hands at

  • traditional egg painting and writing,
  • making holiday ornaments or
  • beading.

20. April, Saturday

Programs on the Open-air Stage

11.00 Rímestojás – Children concert

13.00 – Promenade from Clark Adam Sqr. – evoking Easter traditions with folk music and dance

15.00 – Grimm Busz Theatre – Children performance

17.00 – György Ferenczy and the Első Pesti Rackák Band – concert

19.30 – Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra

Fair Stage Programs

10.15 – Stilt street performance

12.00 – Gastro show with Tamás Czinege

14.00 – Stilt street theatre

16.00 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon – giant puppet performance

Outdoor Craft Workshops

  • Traditional Egg Painting/Writing
  • Making Accessories for the Festive Table: napkin ring, seating card
  • Door and window ornaments from straw and bulrush
  • Basket making with yarn
  • Poni riding

21. April, Sunday

Programs on the Stage (organized by the PONT Festival & the Budapest Spring Festival)

10.30 – 11.30 Bori Rutkai – children concert

13.00 – Chalga

15.00 – Kiskalász band – interactive family concert

17.00 – Parno Graszt

19.30 – Talamba & Swing Á la Django – Spirit of life

18.00 – 19.00 RoBot Akusztik (acoustic pop)

20.00 – 21.00 Ferenczy Trió

Fair Stage Programs

10.15 – Stilt street performance

12.00 – Gastro show with Tamás Czinege

14.00 – Stilt street theatre

16.00 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon – giant puppet performance

18.00 – Sturcz Quartet

Outdoor Craft Workshops

  • Traditional Egg Painting/Writing
  • Making Accessories for the Festive Table: napkin ring, seating card
  • Door and window ornaments from felt
  • Basket making with yarn
  • Fragrant ornaments in the home: lavender pouch
  • Poni riding

22. April, Monday

Outdoor stage:

11.00 – Promenade from Clark Adam Sqr. – evoking Easter traditions with folk music and dance

13.00 – Pély Barna Trió

15.00 – Szilvia Bognár – interactive children’s concert

17.00 – Firkin – 10 year jubilee tour

19.30 – Free Style Chamber Orchestra

Fair Stage Programs

10.15 – Stilt street performance

12.00 – Gastro show with Tamás Czinege

14.00 – Stilt street theatre

16.00 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon – giant puppet performance

Outdoor Craft Workshops

  • Traditional Egg Painting/Writing
  • Basket making with yarn
  • Toy making: puzzle
  • Beading – bracelet
  • Poni riding

Additional Programs, Activities

  • Arts & crafts workshop: learn to decorate Easter eggs using traditional techniques like egg shoeing – for both  kids and adults
  • craft demonstrations
  • playhouse
  • animal petting

A New World Was Born – What Happened at Easter?

A special guiding at Easter on the 1st World War exhibion every day: 20 -21-22. April 2019.

Official website of the event

See also our other program recommendations for Easter in Budapest! Browse also our April things to do selections!

Related: Spring and Easter Fair Vörösmaryt Sqr.Buda Castle AttractionsBudapest Things to DosFor Children & Families

Details

Start:
April 20 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 22 @ 9:00 pm
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