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Summer Budapest programs

Budapest Summer Festival at several locations – 7 June-23 August

From operas to ballet shows, several great performances at Margaret Island and Városmajor. More info here.

Danube Carnival at several locations8-16 June

Around 1000 Hungarian performers can be seen at the multicultural festival presenting  contemporary and traditional performances (dance, folk, etc).

Night of the Museums at several locations 22 June

Most of Budapest’s exhibition venues are open until late at night. Permanent and temporary exibitions can be visited by purchasing a daily wristband.


at Papp László Sportaréna

  • Tom Jones  22 June
  • Backstreet Boys 25 June
  • Sting 2 July

at Budapest Park

  • Thirty Seconds To Mars 23 July


Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival at Vajdahunyad Castle July  – 

Month-long music festival, presenting symphonic concerts, Gypsy music, jazz performance and much more in the beautiful castle of the City Park of Budapest.

Picnic on Liberty Bridge July – each weekend in July

The bridge is closed for a social event – concerts by local bands, flamenco, salsa, Zumba and so on.

Best exhibitions for the summer:

  • Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts – Made in Asia
  • Hungarian National Gallery – Every Past Is My Past
  • Hungarian National Gallery – The Surrealist Movement
  • Kunsthalle – Frida’s Country
  • Ludwig Museum – Tamás Király
  • Mai Manó Ház – The Many Lives of Erik Kessels
  • Museum of Fine Arts – Renoir: Reclining Nude
  • Petőfi Literary Museum – The Poet of the Camera
  • Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center – Lartigue
  • Vasarely Museum – Moon Museum 1969

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