July festivals and tours in Budapest, Hungary can enrich any Budapest holidays, especially on hot days, when, at the end of the day it is so good to relax in the breezy nights with nice drinks, foods and music.
The summer festivals range from music, gastro through cultural, art festivals to more technical, engineering or specialty festivals.
July Festivals in Budapest Hungary
The upcoming July festivals in Budapest (many festival dates have not been finalized yet):
Budapest Summer Festival (Cultural & Music): 9 June-31 August 2018, multiple locations
From classical concerts to circus shows and opera performances on many places, such as Margaret Island and Varosmajor Park. On 15 June, the National Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana to officialy launch the 3-month event.
Red Bull Air Race: this year in June (13 and 14), over the Danube in downtown Budapest.
Some of the world’s best pilots performing extreme stunts in the air right above the magnificent river Danube, using the fastest lightweight racing planes ever.
Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival: 2 July- 16 aug, 2018. Classical concerts (such as the Carmina Burana) on warm summer evenings at the Vajdahunyad castle in City Park. A month-long music festival
awaiting guests at Vajdahunyad Castle within City Park, featuring symphonic concerts, Gypsy music, jazz performances, and much more
Budapest Wine Bar Tour: 5 July, 2018. Local wines in many bars and cafes in both sides of the river Danube.
Bath Parties in Szechenyi Bath Budapest: July 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018
Music Evenings in the Budapest Zoo: jazz / world music / klezmer concerts series on Wednesdays from 8:30 pm. 4 July – 22 Aug, 2018.
Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix: 27-29 July, 2018, Hungaroring
One of the world’s greatest motor-sports events draws thousands of global fans to Hungary.
Budapest Pride Festival: 2018. Budapest Pride is Hungary’s largest annual LGBT event. Of the week-long festival, the march is the most visible event. Date is not confirmed yet
Gastro Angel Food Festival in Budapest: Dates not yet confirmed.
Hare Krishna India Festival and Processions (Szekerfesztival) Budapest from Heroes’ Square to Vorosmarty Square: Dates not yet confirmed for 2018
Bridge of Music Choir Festival & International Choir Competition in Budapest & at Lake Balaton in Tihany. Date: not yet confirmed for 2018
Dance Evenings in the Carmelita Court in the National Dance Theater (Buda Castle Hill, Budapest): Dates not yet confirmed.
Budapest Bubble Festival: Sparkling drinks from Hungary and abroad are celebrated in this fun festival on Erzsebet Square in the city center of Budapest: Dates not yet confirmed.
Sun Goes Down Music Festival on Margaret Island: Electronic Music Days in Budapest: Dates not yet confirmed.
Rocket Music Festival Budapest (Raketa Fesztival) – young music talents in alternative music in Hungary on stage at the A38 Music Bar and Concert Ship by the river Danube. Free concerts for the non conformists: Dates not yet confirmed.
More Budapest Travel Info
More Budapest Festivals not Scheduled (Yet)
FINA World Championships: Hungary is the host of this aquatic sports championship with swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, and water-polo contests. Dates: 14-30 July in 2017, multiple locations such as Dagaly Aquatics Arena, Alfred Hajos Complex on Margaret Island, Varosliget Lake in City Park.
Sambosi – Torley Jazz Festival Budapest: jazz evenings in the Torley Champagne Factory & Palace in Budafok district of Budapest: usually at the end of July, not scheduled for 2018 yet