Concerts, parties and events
27th June Steven Seagal's Blues Band (Yes that Steven Segal. Seriously)
Budapest Congress Centre, (BKK) Jagelló út 1-3.1123 Budapest
:: JULY ::
2nd -5th Volt Festval
Sopron (Western Hungary)
11-13th July - Visegrád Knight's Tournament/International Palace Games (Visegrádi Palotajátékok)
Medievel knights and colourful attractions at the ancient castle in Visegrád with music and dancing, falconry and minstrels. Video trailer -warning : includes some violent battles)
14th-27th WaterPolo World Championships
Alfréd Hajó -Tamás Széchy Swimming Stadium, Margaret Island, Budapest
19th July Hugh Laurie with the Copper Bottom Band
Budapest Congress Centre (BKK) Jagelló út 1-3.1123 Budapest
25-27th July Budapest Grand Prix Formula 1 Race
Hungaroring Racetrack Mogyorod, near Budapest
26th July Dream Theater
Budapest Park, Soroksári út 60.1095 Budapest
:: AUGUST ::
15th-20th August, St Sephen's Festival and Wine Festival
St. Istvan ter, Kossuth Lajos ter
26th Aug-4th Sep Jewish Summer Festival
This cultural event takes place at multiple locations, based around the great Dohany St. Synagogue
:: SEPTEMBER ::
Mid September (t.b.c) The National Gallop, or Nemzeti Vágta: Heroes' Square, Budapest
This is the horse race that takes place around Heroes Square, on a specially-constructed sand race-course. The regional heats for the finalists' positions are held across the country from May onwards.
25th September Ritchie Kotzen Band
A38 Hajo (concert boat)
:: OCTOBER ::
3rd-12 October Budapest Design Week. Theme: Figurative Sense - the pervasiveness of smart technology on our everyday lives.
Budapest Design Terminal, Elisabeth Square, Budapest.
3rd-5th Oct Palinka and Sausage Festival
Buda Castle, Budapest
23rd Oct 1956 Revolution remembrance
Several large squares in Budapest esp. by Parliament and in Buda Castle
26th October ACCEPT
Petőfi Csárnok, Zichy Mihály út 14.
:: NOVEMBER ::
(Mid-November – end of December ): Budapest Christmas Fair
Info on multiple Christmas markets
:: DECEMBER ::
The list of programmes will be continously updated as we get more info about the events. Check back from time to time!