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Sziget Festival Budapest August
Sziget Festival Budapest August

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: A month-long music festival awaiting guests at Vajdahunyad Castle within City Park, featuring symphonic concerts, Gypsy music, jazz performances, and much more. 2 July- 16 August, 2018.

Music Evenings in the Budapest Zoo: jazz / world music / klezmer concerts series on Wednesdays from 8:30 pm. 4 July – 22 Aug, 2018.

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! 8-15 August, 2018.

Bath Parties in Szechenyi Bath Budapest: August 1 – 31, 2018 (incl. the world famous Szechenyi Bath Cinetrip Party: August 4, 2018)

Sziget Festival Budapest

Sziget Festival Budapest

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 17 – 20, 2018
Entry is FREE for Budapest Card holders.

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, 2018

Street of Hungarian Flavours: 19-20 Aug, 2018. A taste of local gastronomy for 2 days, 19 – 20. The event is in Buda on the Upper bank of River Danube and is free.

Budapest Short International Film Festival: 29 Aug – 3 Sept, 2018, multiple locations.

Budapest Summer Festival (Cultural & Music) with many events on the 75 year old Open Air Stage on Margaret Island: between June and August in 2018.

Jewish Cultural Festival in Budapest: Jewish music, theatrical, cultural and historical festival in Budapest, Hungary. This year scheduled for 2-13 September.

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 2018 yet

Budapest Millenaris Food Market & Night Picnic all summer Saturdays and Sundays in Millenaris Park: not scheduled for 2018 yet

Black Noise Alternative Music Festival (Fekete Zaj) in Budapest Cafe Durer, one of the ruin pubs in the city: not scheduled for 2018 yet

New Orleans Swing Festival in Budapest Palace of Arts: not scheduled for 2018 yet


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