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May 2016

Hungarian Folk Show

May 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The best way to get acquainted with Hungarian culture is to visit the spectacular folk programs in downtown Budapest performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble, and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. Program starts at 20:00, and consists of two 40-45-minute sessions, with a break in between. Venue The performances are held in the elegant theatre hall of the historic Danube Palace (Pest city centre, Zrínyi utca 5.). Tickets in 4 Categories Tickets are available in 3…

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Hungarian Folk Show

May 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

The best way to get acquainted with Hungarian culture is to visit the spectacular folk programs in downtown Budapest performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble, and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. Program starts at 20:00, and consists of two 40-45-minute sessions, with a break in between. Venue The performances are held in the elegant theatre hall of the historic Danube Palace (Pest city centre, Zrínyi utca 5.). Tickets in 4 Categories Tickets are available in 3…

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Hungarian Folk Show

May 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The best way to get acquainted with Hungarian culture is to visit the spectacular folk programs in downtown Budapest performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble, and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. Program starts at 20:00, and consists of two 40-45-minute sessions, with a break in between. Venue The performances are held in the elegant theatre hall of the historic Danube Palace (Pest city centre, Zrínyi utca 5.). Tickets in 4 Categories Tickets are available in 3…

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Hungarian Folk Show

May 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The best way to get acquainted with Hungarian culture is to visit the spectacular folk programs in downtown Budapest performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble, and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. Program starts at 20:00, and consists of two 40-45-minute sessions, with a break in between. Venue The performances are held in the elegant theatre hall of the historic Danube Palace (Pest city centre, Zrínyi utca 5.). Tickets in 4 Categories Tickets are available in 3…

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Organ Concert in St. Stephen’s Basilica

May 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm

Enjoy the excellent acoustics of St Stephen's Basilica on an organ concert performed by one of Hungary's most talented pipe organ players Kolos Kováts. The program includes a flute solo by Eleonóra Krusic a famous Hungarian flute player who regularly performs with other European orchestras. The concerts are held every Thursday at 20.00 from March till the end of December. Program of the Concert Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 593 (Allegro, Adagio,…

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September 2016

Palinka and Sausage Festival in Buda Castle – Cancelled in 2016

September 6, 2016

Date: The Festival has been CANCELLED The Pálinka és Kolbász Festivál is held at Budapest Castle District in the Oroszlános and Hunyadi Courts in the Royal Palace, where you can taste authentic Hungarian fruit distilates called pálinka , sausages and other typical local food specialties. Opening Hours: The event  focuses on one type of distilate or liquor each year. In 2015  gin will be the highlight of the festival. Tickets:     - Daily ticket: 2 000 HUF, includes a tasting…

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Főzdefeszt Craft Beer Festival

September 10, 2016

The Market at Hold utca 13., district V., the 1st Location of the Show in Previous Year CANCELLED IN 2017 The Főzdefesz Craft Beer Festival is a unique beer festival where you can see and taste what the top new-wave beer makers and street food bars have to offer: more than 50 types of craft beer on tap, wines, coffee gourmet hamburger, hot-dog, gyros, grilled sausages, goulash, and other soups, fish dishes, desserts, The autumn festival is held around the…

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April 2017

International Book Festival Budapest

April 19, 2017 - April 22, 2017

Venue: Millenáris, Kis Rókus u. 16-20., Buda, district II., tram 6/M2 (red) metro line Dates and Opening Hours (not finalized yet): 20. April 12.00 - 19.00 21. April 10.00 - 19.00 22. April 10.00 - 20.00 23. April 10.00 - 19.00 Entry: Free Event website A great festival for book lovers. Besides being an ideal place to get both newly published and older books at discount price, the festival offers a wide palette of programs (discussions, book signings, reading sessions…

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Organ Concert in St. Stephen’s Basilica

April 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm

Enjoy the excellent acoustics of St Stephen's Basilica on an organ concert performed by one of Hungary's most talented pipe organ players Kolos Kováts. The program includes a flute solo by Eleonóra Krusic a famous Hungarian flute player who regularly performs with other European orchestras. The concerts are held every Thursday at 20.00 from March till the end of December. Program of the Concert Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 593 (Allegro, Adagio,…

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May 2017

Organ Concert in St. Stephen’s Basilica

May 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm

Enjoy the excellent acoustics of St Stephen's Basilica on an organ concert performed by one of Hungary's most talented pipe organ players Kolos Kováts. The program includes a flute solo by Eleonóra Krusic a famous Hungarian flute player who regularly performs with other European orchestras. The concerts are held every Thursday at 20.00 from March till the end of December. Program of the Concert Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 593 (Allegro, Adagio,…

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Hungarian Folk Show

May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

The best way to get acquainted with Hungarian culture is to visit the spectacular folk programs in downtown Budapest performed by the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble, and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. Program starts at 20:00, and consists of two 40-45-minute sessions, with a break in between. Venue The performances are held in the elegant theatre hall of the historic Danube Palace (Pest city centre, Zrínyi utca 5.). Tickets in 4 Categories Tickets are available in 3…

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Organ Concert in St. Stephen’s Basilica

May 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm

Enjoy the excellent acoustics of St Stephen's Basilica on an organ concert performed by one of Hungary's most talented pipe organ players Kolos Kováts. The program includes a flute solo by Eleonóra Krusic a famous Hungarian flute player who regularly performs with other European orchestras. The concerts are held every Thursday at 20.00 from March till the end of December. Program of the Concert Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Concerto in D minor BWV 593 (Allegro, Adagio,…

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July 2017

Titanic Exhibition in Budapest

July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

The Titanic Exhibition is in Budapest till 14. January 2018. Plenty of artifacts rescued from the wreck, historical records and information, a film screening sheds light on the fate of the tragic ocean liner. An audio guide in English, Hungarian, German, Czech and Slovak languages provides information on the objects on display as well as historical background of the era. Quick Links: Location -  Opening Hours - Tickets-Weekdays -Tickets-Weekend - Why Visit? - Best Time To Visit - Favourite Moments…

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September 2017

Pálinka Festival Budapest, CANCELLED!

September 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS! Venue: Millenáris Park, district II., Buda, Getting there: tram 4, 6 Széna tér stop, M2 metro Széll Kálmán tér station, a 5-minute walk from both stops Opening hours: Thursday: 14.00-24.00, Friday: 14.00-01.00, Saturday: 12.00-01.00 Entry: free Payment for drinks and food is with the Hellopay electronic card to wich your can top up money with cash or credit/debit card (2 % transaction fee is charged). You can get your Hellopay card at several points in…

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July 2018

Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival

July 2 - August 2

Enjoy classical and light music concerts in Vajdahunyad Castle/City Park on summer evenings (Mondays and Thursdays). The series of concerts begins on 02. July 2018.

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Evening Concerts in Budapest Zoo

July 4 - August 22

Another great summer evening program in Budapest! The Zoo & Botanical garden hosts light music concerts on Wednesday evenings starting at 20.30. Before the concert you can take a walk in the zoo since the gate opens at 19.00.

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Budapest Wine Bar Tour

July 5 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
pouring a rose wine into a glass

One of summer's greatest events is the Wine Bar Tour when you can hop from bar to bar and sample the best of Hungarian wines, talk to wine makers and soak up local viticulture.

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September 2018

Belgian Beer Festival in Budapest

September 1 - September 2
poster of the Belgian Beer Festival Budapest 2015

Date: 01 - 02. September 2018. The Whale's Terrace overlooking the Danube Venue: new location: Sörház utca 39., Budapest 1222. district XXII. Programs, additional information will be published soon. Opening hours: Indoor: Tickets 3 700 HUF includes 4 glasses of beer (200ml) or 5 000 HUF (incl. 6 glasses of beer), and a special tasting glass The Belgian Beer Fest is getting more popular year by year. No wonder, the terrace along the riverside of the Bálna building is ideal for…

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OktoberFest Budapest 2018

September 27 - September 30

A Beer Festival with Family Programs Beer lovers cannot complain of lack of beer festivals in Budapest. After the Downtown Beer Festival, Czech and Belgian Beer Festivals, the city gets its own Oktoberfest in Kincsem Park, a historc horse race venue in district X. The best craft breweries from Hungary, Bavaria and other countries will be present on the four-day event offering a choice of 300 beers. Quick Links: Location - Getting There - Tickets - Opening Hours - Programs…

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October 2018

CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival

October 5 - October 21

For Contemporary Art Fans Budapest is a Festival City. Every season has its own festival so visitors to the Hungarian capital always have plenty of cultural programs to choose from. The Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival (previously known as Budapest Autumn Festival) takes place between 05 - 21. October, 2018. The more than two-week event will be focusing on Béla Bartók Hungarian-born composer whose work and life are a source of inspiration for many local and international artists. Israel, Jewish…

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