August is one of the peak months in Budapest regarding tourism.
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
Sambosi – Torley Jazz Festival Budapest: jazz evenings in the Torley Champagne Factory & Palace in Budafok district of Budapest: July 26 – August 3, 2013
Music Evenings in the Budapest Zoo: concert series from 7 pm, June 5 – August 7, 2013
Budapest Summer Festival (Cultural & Music) with many events on the 75 year old Open Air Stage on Margaret Island: June 14 – September 5, 2013
Sziget Festival Budapest Obuda Island: August 5 – 12, 2013
Black Noise Alternative Music Festival (Fekete Zaj) in Budapest Cafe Durer, one of the ruin pubs in the city: August 16 – 18, 2013
Jewish Summer Festival in Budapest: August 25 – September 1, 2013
New Orleans Swing Festival in Budapest Palace of Arts: August 30, 2013
Night of the Zoos: Budapest Zoo extraordinary late night opening hours and late night animal feeding from 7 pm to midnight: August 30, 2013
Budapest Millenaris Food Market & Night Picnic all summer Saturdays and Sundays in Millenaris Park: August 3-4, 10-11, 16-20, 2013
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