Concerts, parties and events

Browse our compilation of the best upcoming events! Here you will find a brief and factual list of parties, concerts, and festivals in date order, with links to more information and online ticket services where possible. Get inspired about Hungary's most exciting events and classiest concerts in 2014. Get ready to have fun!


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 ::

11th-18th, Sziget Festival (official website here) 
Obuda Island, Budapest

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


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)


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.


2nd Nov Michael Bublé Concert
Papp László Budapest Sports Arena, Budapest

(Mid-November – end of December ): Budapest Christmas Fair
Vorosmárty Square
Info on multiple Christmas markets


The list of programmes will be continously updated as we get more info about the events. Check back from time to time!