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Easter in Várkert Bazaar Budapest

March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - April 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

a giant orange colored easter egg in front of the Palace in Castle BazaarThe Várkert Bazaar at the foot of the Castle hill in Buda gives home to a colorful festival at Easter 2018, on 31. March -02. April. Entry is free.

  • Family programs,
  • Easter egg exhibition,
  • concerts,
  • folk dance performances,
  • craft workhops with traditional egg decorating techniques,
  • cooking show await everyone at the nicely restored historic venue.

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

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.

Date & Time: 31. March -02. April 2018: Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday & Monday

Entry: free

Detailed Program (2017)

15. April, Saturday

11.00 – 12.00 Eszter-lánc mesezenekar – concert for children
14.00 – 15.00 Bartina Folk Dance Ensemble
16.00 – 17.00 Pál István “Szalonna” and  the Zsikó Band
18.00 – 19.00 Cimbaliband – play World music
20.00 – 21.00 Balkan Fanatik – combines electronic music with Hungarian, Balkan and Eastern folk elements

16. April, Easter Sunday

11.00 – 12.00 Veronaki – Gőgös Gúnár Gedeon: Libabál – family concert based on a popular children story
14.00 – 15.00  Ifjúforrás Folk Dance Ensemble
16.00 – 17.00 Góbé – student orchestra of the Béla Bartók Music High School
18.00 – 19.00 Parno Graszt – Gypsy Music Band
20.00 – 21.00 Kiscsillag – Hungarian alternative rock band

17. April, Easter Monday

11.00 – 12.00 Folk Dance
12.30 – 13.30 Péter Buday Cooking Show
14.00 – 15.00 Buda Folk Band
16.00 – 17.00 Hungarian FolkEmbassy
18.00 – 19.00 Tárkány Művek – a band of young musicians: fuses traditional Hungarian folk music with classical music and avantgarde jazz
20.00 – 21.00 Lajkó Félix official – Hungarian violinist and  zither player

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
  • exhibition

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:
March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am
End:
April 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm