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August 2020

Jewish Cultural Festival Budapest

August 30, 2020 - September 7, 2020

Have a taste of Jewish culture in Budapest through concerts, theatre and gastronomy programs!

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September 2020

Beer Festival in Budapest City Center

September 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - September 6, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

A 5-day festival dedicated to the best Hungarian and international beers, at Szabadság Square downtown Budapest. You can taste 250 beers including craft brews and beers by large breweries. Street food, beer premiers, concerts, cheerful atmosphere in a city centre park are the additional highlights of the festival.

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Budapest Wine Festival

September 10, 2020 - September 13, 2020
Buda royal palace during the wine festival.

Curious about Hungarian wines? The 4-day Wine Festival in Buda Castle is a wonderful event where you can sample wines from all over the country along with fabulous local food. Concerts, cultural programs acompany the festival.

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Sweet Days Chocolate Festival

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Chocolates, candies, ice cream, cakes and pastries take over the spacious plaza in front of St. Stephen's Basilica in the heart of Budapest in mid-September 2020! Workshops, baking shows entertain visitors on stages set up in the square.

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Cultural Heritage Days in Budapest

September 19, 2020 - September 20, 2020

Learn about Budapest's history and cultural heritage on organized, English language tours! Free concerts in some of the city's churches as part of the European Cultural Heritage Days series of events.

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October 2020

CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival

October 2, 2020 - October 18, 2020

A range of programs for lovers of contemporary art: concerts, exhibitions, dance, theatre at 40 cultural venues in Budapest.

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OktoberFest Budapest 2020

October 2, 2020 - October 3, 2020

Enjoy local and international beers including many craft brews on the weekend-long OktoberFets in downtown Budapest! Concerts and good food ensure that you will have a wonderful time right in the heart of the city.

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National Gallop Budapest

October 10, 2020 - October 11, 2020

An equestrian festival shwocasing horsemanship traditions in Hungary! The series of exciting horse racing events will take place at the city's famous landmark, Heroes's Square.

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October 23rd 1956 Revolution

October 23, 2020 - October 26, 2020

23rd October is one of the most important National Days in Hungary. It marks the day when the Budapest people lead by university students protested against the Russian communist regime. Fighst broke out on the streets and the uprising ended in bloodbath. Memorial ceremonies are held at several venues in the city.

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November 2020

Christmas Fair and Winter Festival at Vörösmarty Sqr.

November 6, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Wooden cottage at the Christmas Fair

Visiting Budapest's official Christmas Market at Vörösmarty Square is a must if you wish to see one of Europe's top festive winter faira. You can enjoy delicious local food and beverages, concerts, children activities and browse among the booths packed with genuine handcrafted products.

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Advent & Winter Festival in Városháza Park, Downtown Budapest

November 20, 2020 - December 23, 2020
Green cardboard Xmas tree installations

A Christmas & Winter Festival in the centre of the city in Városháza Park awaiting visitors with family programs and concerts till 28. December 2020.

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Christmas Market By Budapest Basilica

November 20, 2020 @ 11:30 am - January 1, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
fornt view of the Basilica at night with a red-lighted Christmas tree on the square

A fairy-tale like Advent Fair and Festival right in front of St. Stephen's Basilica in the city centre between 20. Nov 2020 - 01. January 2021. Tasty food, a wide range of drinks, concerts a small ice rink and visual painting on the facade of the church every evening.

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Advent in Óbuda

November 27, 2020 - December 21, 2020

Christmas Festival on Fő tér (Main Square) The Main Square and the neighbouring area of Óbuda hosts festive programs on the four weekends of Advent: concerts, puppet shows, two ice rinks, and handicrafts  and gastro market offer entertainment for the whole family. A tall Christmas tree and the life-size nativity scene, workshops, and local gastronomy create a special pre-Christmas atmosphere. Getting there: tram 1 and get off at Szentlélek tér stop  M3, blue metro, get off at Árpád híd station,…

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December 2020

Christmas in Budapest

December 24, 2020 - December 26, 2020

What to do in Budapest around Christmas time? Browse our program selection that includes boat excursions, concerts, and festive market tours. You will also find information on opening hours (shops/thermal baths) and public transport during the holiday in 2020.

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New Year Concert of the 100-Member Gipsy Orchestra

December 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Music and Wine See the famous Hundred Member Gipsy Orchestra perform live in the Budapest Congress Center on 30. December, 2018. at 18.00. Date: 30. December 2020., at 18.00 Venue: Budapest Congress Center, Jagelló út 1-3., Budapest 1213, district XII. Tickets in Various Categories concert + wine tasting + dinner + folk show: 120 EUR, (seating is at 8-person tables on the ground floor) concert + wine tasting + snack + folk show: 68 EUR, (seating is at 6-person tables…

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New Year in Budapest, 31. December 2020 – 01. January 2021.

December 31, 2020 - January 1, 2021
New Years Eve boat party on the Danube

Program recommendations for NYE in Budapest, ranging from a cruise party with dinner, gala concert and party in downtown, folklore show, ruin bar crawl and other cool activities to celebrate the coming of 2021!

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Budapest New Year’s Eve Cruise & Party 2020/21

December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - January 1, 2021 @ 3:00 am
festive fireworks over the Danube

New Year's Eve Gala Celebration in Duna Palota Date & Time: 31. December 2020., 18.30 Venue: Danube Palace, Zrínyi utca 5., Bp., 1051, district V. The historic building of the Duna Palota hosts a festive 5-course dinner with selected wines, followed by a 2-hour classical concert and dance program, then welcoming the New Year with champagne and more fine meals, party till dawn with open bar. Prices: 175 EUR/prs. Tickets are available in limited number! NYE Gala Celebration Spend the…

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New Year’s Eve Dinner, Concert & Gala Party in Budapest

December 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - January 1, 2021 @ 3:00 am
people clinking glasses at a round dinner table

A perfect and stylish event to greet the New Year in Budapest, in a prestigious historic palace, the Duna Palota. Delicious food of five courses with selected wines, a live gala concert or folklore show, midnight dinner, party with open bar and true ballroom atmosphere make this a memorable program for the last eve of 2020. Vegetarian menu option is available! Prices Gala Concert with Dinner & Party with Open Bar: 175 EUR/person Folklore Show with Dinner & Party with…

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February 2021

Mangalica Festival Budapest

February 5 - February 7
rows of paprika sausages and salamis

The Mangalica Festival in Downtown Budapest in mid-February offers the perfect opportunity to savour local gastronomy focusing mainly on sausages, salamis, bacon, and other food stuff made from the Hungarian pig breed the Mangalica/Mangalitza.

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Valentine’s Day Budapest

February 14

Find some romantic programs and events to enchant your loved one on Valentine's Day - (Bálint Nap in Hungary)! Whether it's a candle-lit dinner on an excursion boat, going to a thermal bath and enjoying a massage there or just eating in a nice restaurant, Budapest has it all!

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