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Budapest Festivals in Spring
Budapest Festivals in Spring

Budapest Festivals in March

March in Budapest celebrates the end of the winter cold with many good spring festivals to enjoy, Saturdays and Sundays are especially loaded in March.

Budapest Festivals in Spring

Budapest Festivals – Easter in the Buda Castle

Without a doubt, the most prestigious and richest event in March is the Budapest Spring Festival, which in fact includes several other festivals.

Gluttonous Thursday – 50% off the prices Restaurant Program in Budapest with dozens of participating restaurants. Print out the discount coupons to get your Hungarian specialties at a better price.

Date: 2 March, 2017

Travel Exhibition: hundreds of colorful catalogues presented by representatives of the international and local travel sector. This year, the event tackles the newest trends in the tourism sector, including the role of social media and digital innovations that affect the industry. 2-5 March, 2017 in Hungexpo Budapest Fair Center.

March 15 St Stephens Cathedral Spring Budapest Jo Peattie

March 15 St Stephens Cathedral Spring Budapest – Jo Peattie Photography

Magic Bath Parties in Budapest: March is the month when the Magic Bath parties in Lukacs Bath make the thermal bath lively every Saturday (from April the venue moves to Szechenyi Baths). Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25 in 2017

Orchid Festival and Fair in Vajdahunyad Castle: the Easter fair in the City Park in Budapest offers many hands on workshops for kids in Hungary to make traditional Hungarian Easter crafts, paint eggs, weave baskets in Vajdahunyad Castle. Easter exhibition and workshops in one place. Date: 9-12 March, 2017

Budapest March 15 Processions, free shows on the historical national holiday in Budapest city. Perhaps the best venue to pick on March 15 is the Buda Castle. Date: March 15, 2017

Budapest VinCE Wine Festival:  wine lovers and enthusiasts who want to become wine masters. Enjoy Hungarian wines at the highest level possible in this March Budapest wine event in the Grand Hotel Hungaria (Corinthia hotel). Date: March 17 – 19, 2017

Coca Cola Fitness Day – sports and less sugar, move and move with fitness minded people in Syma Hall Budapest. Date: March 18, 2017

St Patrick’s Day in Budapest Szabadsag Ter (Liberty Square): with approx. 1000 participants and an after-party after the processions, the green St Patrick’s Day is getting more popular in Hungary. Usually held on the closest weekend to March 17, the official date of St Patrick’s Day. From 2 pm on March 19, 2017

Macaron Day Budapest

Macaron Day Budapest

Macaron Day Budapest: a lovely dessert which deserves its own day. The French Macaron is
celebrated in March in the city center of Budapest. Location: to be confirmed. Date: March 20, 2017

Budapest Spring Festival: the spring cultural festival of the city of Budapest, set in March and April.

31 March- 23 April 2017.

Bach24 – Bach Music Festival in MUPA Budapest the leading concert hall of classical music in the city. Date: not confirmed yet.

BIG Film Festival the festival of short films! Budapest Urania Film Theatre. (planned date not confirmed yet)

St Patricks Day Budapest Hungary

St Patrick’s Day Budapest Hungary

Total Dance Retro Festival: retro bands, dance styles and music celebration in Hungexpo Budapest. Get into the 90’s with style! 2 Unlimited, Ice MC, Mr President and more. Date: date not confirmed yet for 2017

Budapest Easter Fair on Vorosmarty Square: depending on the moving dates of Easter, the nice spring fair is in downtown Budapest with free concerts, nice foods and drinks, and Hungarian Easter crafts. Date: not confirmed yet

Budapest Easter Fair in Vajdahunyad Castle: the Easter fair in the City Park in Budapest offers many hands on workshops for kids in Hungary to make traditional Hungarian Easter crafts, paint eggs, weave baskets in Vajdahunyad Castle. Easter exhibition and workshops in one place. Date: not scheduled yet

Budapest Yoga Festival: the March festival of Yoga fans with hundreds of Yoga people in Budapest. Try yoga, or join the big groups doing yoga. Date: not confirmed yet.

Budapest Ice Cream Festival:  ice cream fans and lovers  can enjoy the vast range of handmade craft ice creams in the Hungarian capital. Gastro event in Budapest for all. Date:  not confirmed yet.

Budapest Restaurant Week: a regular spring event, usually in March for food lovers. Taste Hungarian specialties at a reduced price during the Restaurant Week when many restaurants participate in the festival of restaurants. Date: not confirmed yet

Purim in Budapest: various venues and events to celebrate Purim in Budapest (synagogues, Balint House, etc.) Date: date to be confirmed

Buda Castle Easter Festival: an open air spring festival for all, from kids to adults, from foodies to culture vultures. The Easter Festival is up in the Buda Castle. Enjoy the shows, concerts, the local food specialties, Hungarian Easter traditions in one beautiful Budapest attraction. Festival tickets include free entry to the Hungarian National Gallery and the Budapest History Museum too. Location: Buda Castle. Date: dates, programs not confirmed yet.

More Budapest travel info:

March Things to Do Budapest

Budapest Easter

Music Freedom Day Budapest, Bakelit Center

Budapest Indian Festival: cultural festival in March in Budapest. It may not be repeated every year.

Hungarian Flavours Fair: Budapest food festival and Gastro Market set in March. Hand made and hand crafted food delicacies. Location Millenaris Park. Date: not confirmed yet for 2017

Hungarian Jazz Festival Budapest: the regular jazz event in Budapest Jazz Club. March jazz festival for jazz fans. Date: not confirmed yet for 2017

Budapest International Theatre Festival in the Hungarian National Theatre. Various countries from the CEE region showcase their talents. March  Date: not confirmed yet

International Auto Motor Tuning Festival Budapest: the name of the festival says it all. Cars, motorbikes tuned. Date: not confirmed yet

Creative Festival and Fair Budapest, get creative with the locals in March. Date: not confirmed yet

Hungarian Showcase: Budapest Theater Festival in English is approx. in March. Date: not confirmed yet

Budapest Gourmet Food Festival – handmade foods, craft jams, honeys, drinks and more on Erzsebet Square in downtown Budapest as part of the Easter festivities. Date: May 18 – 21, 2017

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