Budapest Festivals in August

August is one of the peak months in Budapest regarding tourism.

Fireworks Cruise Budapest Danube River
Fireworks Cruise Budapest Danube River

There is a lot to do in the city, and there are lots of great festivals to see and enjoy. Sziget Festival, Szechenyi bath party festival, the Festival of Folk Arts, Budapest Fireworks on August 20 (Hungary’s Birthday Party) are the regular August events that make this month outstanding and incredibly spectacular.

August Festivals in Budapest Hungary

Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival in Vajdahunyad Castle, in Budapest City Park.

Date of Vajdahunyad Castle Music Festival: probably first week in August, 2015

Music Evenings in the Budapest Zoo: jazz / world music / klezmer concerts series on Wednesdays from 8:30 pm.

Date of Zoo Music Festival:  Aug 1 – August 25, 2015

Budapest Summer Festival (Cultural & Music) with many events on the 75 year old Open Air Stage on Margaret Island: Jul 1 –  August 3, 2015

Bath Parties in Szechenyi Bath Budapest: August 1 – 31, 2015 (incl. the world famous Szechenyi Bath Cinetrip Party: August 8, 2015)

Sziget Festival Budapest
Sziget Festival Budapest

Dance Evenings in the Carmelita Court in the National Dance Theater (Buda Castle Hill, Budapest): usually between the first two weeks of August, likely Aug 1 – August 15, 2015

Sziget Festival Budapest Obuda Island, the iconic and award winning Hungarian music & cultural festival, the Island of Freedom on Obuda Island. Book your Sziget Festival tickets now, and have a great festival week in Budapest!

Date of Sziget Festival Budapest: August 10 – 17, 2015

Festival of Folk Arts in the Buda Castle Budapest: the festival of Hungarian folk arts, crafts and traditions on the Buda Castle Hill.

Date of Festival of Folk Arts: August 20 – 23, 2015

August 20 in Budapest with Budapest Fireworks Cruise: Hungarian national day parade by the river Danube, in the Buda Castle and in other popular venues in the city. Date: August 20, 2015

European Model Train Engineering Day in Budapest Railway Park. Date: August 23 – 24, 2014 ( 10 am – 6 pm)

Jewish Summer Festival in Budapest: Jewish music, theatrical, cultural and historical festival in Budapest, Hungary. Usually set at the end of August and at at the beginning of September.

Date of Jewish Summer Festival: August 31 – September 7, 2014

More Budapest travel info for August:

August Things to Do Budapest

Other Festivals in Budapest

Sambosi – Torley Jazz Festival Budapest: jazz evenings in the Torley Champagne Factory & Palace in Budafok district of Budapest: not scheduled for 2014 yet

Budapest Millenaris Food Market & Night Picnic all summer Saturdays and Sundays in Millenaris Park: not scheduled for 2014 yet

Black Noise Alternative Music Festival (Fekete Zaj) in Budapest Cafe Durer, one of the ruin pubs in the city: not scheduled for 2014 yet

New Orleans Swing Festival in Budapest Palace of Arts: not scheduled for 2014 yet

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