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32nd Telekom Vivicitta Spring Half Marathon, Margaret Island
A 2 day long Spring jogging jamboree in the heart of the city, starting point: Margaret Island. Saturdays focus is on shorter races while Sunday is for more experienced runners from 10-kilometer to 21-kilometer half marathons.
International Book Festival Budapest, Millenáris Park
Read and find books from all over the world written by different authors. It reflects its cultural features through several programs including meetings with writers, book-signing sessions, book launches, roundtable discussions, concerts, and more.
Budapest100, multiple locations
Budapest’s century-old buildings are in the spotlight of the annual Budapest100 program series.Those who join the event can peek into many of the buildings that will be open to the public for visiting, while we can learn about the unique history from people who reside or work here.
National Táncház Festival and Fair, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna
Be amazed by a variety of traditional acts onstage, musical gigs, traditional folk-art merchandise during the weekend, closing Sunday with Serbia’s Boban Markovic Orkestar
Titanic International Film Festival, multiple locations
Art-house theaters, multiplex cinemas, and prominent event locales provide space for select motion pictures during Hungary’s most popular international film festival. Titanic features international films that are not distributed in Hungary. The films are screened with original audio and no subtitles
Food Truck Show Budapest, Kincsem Park
Food-truck revolution is increasing from year to year. Why not make a festival? A food-filled vehicle heaven and a special gastronomy experience with mouthwatering gourmet burgers, sausages, barbeques and spirited drinks.
Rosalia – Rosé and Champagne Festival, Városliget (City Park)
Rosalia is dedicated to rosé wines, sparkling wines and champagnes all served across the sprawling ground of Budapest’s City Park. The three-day event features a Rosé Garden, with plenty of tasting, jazz concerts, kids programs and traditional Hungarian food paired with your wine.
Gourmet Festival , Millenáris Park
It is a unique culinary event held in Budapest with Hungary’s top restaurants setting up stalls for this promonent gastronomy festival.
In addition to many delicate dish specialties there will be plenty of wineries, confectioneries and entertainment for visitors.
Budapest Summer Festival, multiple locations
June 9 – August 31
The Summer brings you prenty of acitivities and programmes from classical concerts, mezmerizing circus shows and many more. Where to find? Look out for the city’s sprawling parklands.
Night of the Museums, multiple locations
Spend the night at Budapest's museums and find out if museums really do come to life after hours. Get 1 armband and explore over 100 museums during this captivating event.This year, the event’s theme will embrace the concept of preserving values.
Red Bull Air Race, over the Danube in downtown Budapest
Every year for two days the banks of Danube are filled with spectators.
Budapest is one of the most exciting locations in the Air Race World Series becuase of the Chain Bridge, city's oldest bridge where pilots fly trough astonishing speeds using the fastest, most agile racing planes while showing off the wildest stunts.
FINA World Championships , multiple locations
Biennial aquatic championship and largest sporting showcase Hungary has ever hosted. Lining up 3000 athletes in 6 disciplines located in 5 different venues in Budapest and Balatonfüred.
Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring
One of the world’s greatest motor-sports events in Budapest at the Hungaroring racecourse with a history going back for more than three decades now. Meet the planet’s fastest pilots driving around this special track to earn the champagne shower at the finish line.
Sziget Festival, Óbuda Island
Every year thousands of people flood the city for this special week to to celebrate summer and freedom amid good vibes, psychedelic settings and attractions.The Sziget in Hungarian stands for “Island" and is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held every August in Budapest. More than 1,000 performances take place each year.
Festival of Folk Arts, Buda Castle
Traditional Hungarian handicrafts such as wooden toys, furniture, fashion accessories, ornate potttery are available for the visitors to buy or just simply watch the process of making them. The setting is placed in the Buda Castle where the historic background gives you the feeling you were born in a different century.
Whether you need to know local public holidays or highlights through the seasons, we hope you will find the facts gathered below useful tools for your travel planning. Please feel free to contact us if we can assist you further.
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|New Year's Day||January 1|
|1848 Revolution Memorial Day||March 15|
|Easter Sunday||April 16|
|Labour Day||May 1|
|St. Stephen's Day||August 20|
|1956 Revolution Memorial Day||October 23|
|All Saints' Day||November 1|
|Christmas Day||December 25|