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.
Without a doubt, the most prestigious and richest event in March is the Budapest Spring Festival, which in fact includes several other festivals.
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. 1-4 March, 2018 in Hungexpo Budapest Fair Center.
Bath Parties in Budapest: March is the month when the Magic Bath parties make the thermal bath lively every Saturday (from this month the venue moves to Szechenyi Baths). Dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 in 2018
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: 15-18 March, 2018
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, 2018
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 16 – 18, 2018
Coca Cola Fitness Day – sports and less sugar, move and move with fitness minded people in Syma Hall Budapest. Date: not yet scheduled
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. Not scheduled for 2018 yet.
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: Akvarium Club, Erzsébet tér, district V. Date: March 20, 2018
Easter in the Várkert Bazaar – 30 March – 2 April, 2018. Várkert hosts a 3-day-long festival with lots of family programs and concerts over the Easter holiday. Address: Ybl Miklós square, 2-6 Budapest, District I.
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: 31 March- 30 April 2018.
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.
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)
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: not scheduled for 2018
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:
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 2018
Hungarian Jazz Festival Budapest: the regular jazz event in Budapest Jazz Club. March jazz festival for jazz fans. Date: not confirmed yet for 2018
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