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Easter in Várkert Bazaar Budapest

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 22, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

a giant orange colored easter egg in front of the Palace in Castle BazaarDate is Subject to Change!

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

Entry: free

  • Family programs,
  • Easter egg exhibition,
  • concerts,
  • folk dance performances,
  • craft workshops with traditional egg decorating techniques,
  • photo exhibition welcome visitors over the three days.

Programs: 31. March, Saturday01. April,Easter Sunday02. 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 (2018)

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.

31. March, Saturday

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

10.30 – 11.30 KLÁRISOK – Children concert

12.00 – 12.30 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon a – Street Theater on Stilts

13.30 – 14.00 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon a – Street Theater on Stilts

15.00–16.00 – Sára Tímár – concert

16.00 – 17.00 – Bóbita Children concert

18.00 – 19.00 – RoBot Akusztik

19.00 – 20.00 – Ferenczy Trió

Szárazárok Stage

14.30 – 15.00 – Marionette performance

16.30 – 17.00 – Marionette 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

01. April, Saturday

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

10.30 – 11.30 Bori Rutkai – children concert

12.00 – 12.30 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon a – Street Theater on Stilts

13.30 – 14.00 – Abduction of the Sun and the Moon a – Street Theater on Stilts

15.00 – 16.00 Romano Drom & Berán Quartet – contemporary Gypsy band

16.00 – 17.00 Grimm Busz Buli – children concert

18.00 – 19.00 RoBot Akusztik (acoustic pop)

20.00 – 21.00 Ferenczy Trió

Szárazárok Stage

14.30–15.00 – Marionette performance

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

02. April, Monday

Outdoor stage:

11.00 – 12.00 – Party Art’s ok – children concert

14.00 – 15.00 – Jászság Folk Dance Ensemble

16.00 – 17.00 – Roma Soul – authentic Gypsy music blended with modern tunes

18.00 – 19.00 – Maszkura és A Tücsökraj – Hungarian funk band

19.00 – 20.00 – Besh o Drom – Gypsy music

Outdoor Craft Workshops

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

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:
April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am
End:
April 22, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
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