Events & Programmes
A Walk on Margaret IslandAll year round
Despite late autumn, you can catch great sunny days in Budapest in November that are ideal for a walk in the green parts of the city. Margaret Island (Margitsziget) is the local’s number one spot for long walks and jogging.
The Water Tower hosts exhibitions, and other cultural events and the cupola offers a fine panoramic view.
The island boasts some historical sights as well – remains of medieval monastery.
Margitsziget ZooAll year round
In the middle of the Margitsziget is a little zoo wich part of the Fővárosi Állat - és Növényker (Capital city’s Zoo). Halfway of the petting zoo, there are a poniy stable.
Budapest Zoo & Botanical GardenAll year round
The Budapest Zoo, built in 1866, is the oldest and largest zoo park of Hungary. The park features 3,500 species of plants and 750 animal species, with 5,000 specimens.
Palace of MiraclesAll year round
The Palace of Miracles is a unique, interactive exhibition in the House of Future Centre.
Opening hours: M-S 09:00-19:00
Quest with Us! - Save the Queen! All year round
A unique city exploration game in Buda Castle, an outdoor escape game with Augmented Reality (AR) experiences.
Light Art MuseumAll year round
Visit one of the world’s largest light art museum in downtown Budapest.We are an art initiated museum with a wide range of contemporary, historically significant and modern pieces. We present an exquisite selection of historic light artworks, projection mapping, immersive spaces and site-specific installations including works of art by the pioneer lumeno kinetic artist László Moholy-Nagy and op-art icon Victor Vasarely.
Indoor MiniGolfAll year round
The realm of 3D blacklight mini golf awaits you on an 18-hole adventure course in the heart of the city! Embark on a golf-journey through 3 spectacular worlds then have a drink with your friends at our deluxe bar or bring the whole family for an unforgettable fun-time in Budapest! INDOOR MiniGolf is a community space for friendly gatherings, a family activity center and the latest craze…
BalloonFlyAll year round
If you're looking for a unique experience, don't miss the opportunity to soar above Budapest with your family, friends, or loved one and share an extraordinary adventure that you'll never forget.
During the journey, you can admire the picturesque curves of the Danube River and the stunning landmarks and buildings of the city. The flight is conducted by highly trained, experienced pilots whose primary focus is ensuring safety and delivering a breathtaking experience.
There is no option for advance booking as the service is highly weather-dependent.
Advent Bazilika17 November 2023 - 01 January 2024
On 17 November 2023, the Advent Basilica will open its doors for the 13th time. The Christmas Fair on Szent István Square is one of the most beautiful festive events not only in the Hungarian capital but also in the European region. The popular and popular tourist destination has been awarded the title of "Europe's Best Christmas Fair" three times, in 2019, 2021 and 2022. This year's event will feature even more spectacular festive light decorations, a new venue with live music from above, a 12-metre Christmas tree, light painting, a selfie board, a free ice rink, craft activities and a gastronomic experience.
Vörösmarty Classic Xmas17 November 2023 - 01 January 2024
From 17 November, one of the biggest Christmas squares in Budapest's city centre will be dressed up for Christmas: the Vörösmarty Classic Xmas will open with a new look and new attractions. A selection of exhibitors, handicraft products in the classic Christmas tradition and magical gastronomic offer await visitors.
City Park Ice Rink and boating lake20 November 2023 - 24 February 2024
The City Park Ice Rink is one of Budapest's outstanding cultural and sports facilities. The ice rink is open all year round and offers skating in winter. Various events, such as ice hockey matches and hockey games, are organised regularly, providing a wide range of entertainment for the public. It can be an ideal place for families and groups of friends to enjoy the winter season together.
Garden of Lights - Alice in wonderland22 November 2023 - 03 March 2024
Garden of Lights for the first time in Budapest! It is a magical multimedia exhibition where you can immerse yourself in the realm of imagination! Follow the Rabbit and discover a magical place of fairytales! We welcome you to Alice in Wonderland's amazing fairytale world, co-organised by the Garden of Lights and the 250-year-old Botanical Garden ELTE Füvészkert. Experience how poor the world would be without imagination at a Mad Tea Party!
Deák Erika GalleryAll year round
The Deák Erika Gallery is established in 1998. Since than the gallery has been provide creations from contemporary artists. Besides of the paintings and sculptures, there are photo and video work as well.
Virág Judit GalleryAll year round
The Virág Judit Gallery mainly exhibit and sale Zsolnay ceramics, but the contemporary fainting has also an important role.
Hungarian Railway MuseumAll year round
The Hungarian Railway Museum is a unique and extravagant venue suitable for corporate events, receptions, gala dinners, pop, rock and classical concerts, conferences, training, product shows, family days and other get-togethers.
Palinka Museum Budapest- Taste the Hungarian Spirit!All year round
Taste Hungary's famous Palinka while attending an interactive and interesting exhibition about the history of Palinka in Hungary and around the world!
DIMENSIONS OF SOUND - MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH SPACE AND TIMEAll year round
The House of Music, Hungary is a tree of life in the heart of Városliget, with a trunk, and a crown of golden leaves on slender branches. We are standing here by its roots, which provide the institution with its spiritual sustenance. The roots are entwined, like a labyrinth, and we walk among them.
The Budapest Effect05 May 2023 - 03 March 2024
The Budapest History Museum's exhibition features spectacular installations to stimulate the senses and bring to life the lights and sounds of Budapest now and in the past 150 years.
Madame Tussauds BudapestAll year round
After Hollywood, London, Tokyo and many other world cities, the unforgettable world of Madame Tussauds is revealed in the beautiful Palazzo Dorottya in the centre of Budapest. We bring you up close to international superstars, world-famous Hungarians and the greats of our history in an amazing, exciting and entertaining setting.
Renoir – The Painter and His Models22 September 2023 - 07 January 2024
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Gellért Thermal BathAll year round
Gellert thermal pools, swimming pool, wave pool and spa treatments offer a great relaxation and entertainment all year round. Visit Gellert Spa Bath and experience high quality relaxation at a fraction of the costs you would pay in any western country. Gellert Spa is famous for its lovely warm spring water pools, its architecture, its landscape, and also for its spa treatments, and massages at reasonable prices.
Lukács Thermal BathAll year round
Lukacs Bath is one of the historical thermal baths in Budapest, and is a good value for money, especially in 2023, when the Budapest Cards include free entry to the Lukacs Baths. Lukacs Bath may give a small taste of why Budapest is the City of Baths. Besides the pools it has 11 variation of saunas.
Rudas Thermal BathAll year round
Budapest is renown for its thermal waters and its baths, and the Gellért Baths are housed in an impressive art nouveau structure. Its interior design, with its many mosaics, recalls the preceding relationships the city has had with healing springs and saunas, traditionally used within this neighborhood since the Ottoman Empire.
Széchenyi Thermal BathAll year round
Szechenyi Baths (built in 1913) is the most visited and much praised attraction in Budapest: relaxing, fun, affordable and, at night, romantic. In addition to the marvellous medicinal natural hot spring waters in the 21 pools, there are 10 saunas / steam cabins, several massage therapies, facial treatments, and more. Every Saturday is Sparty day in the bath. Sparty is the result of a combination of the words Spa and Party, and fuses night bathing with club life.
Palace of ArtsAll year round
The Palace of Arts (often referred to by its Hungarian acronym MÜPA) is a venue for musical, visual and theatrical performances and exhibitions that meets all the requirements of the 21st century.
It is known for its unique spaces, and the acoustics in its concert halls are excellent.
Hungarian National MuseumAll year round
The history of Hungary and its people through the ages is covered in many magnificent exhibits and works of art. Count Ferenc Széchényi, one of Hungary’s most eminent aristocrats offered his collection of books, maps and medals for the benefit of hisbeloved country in 1802.
Hungarian National GalleryAll year round
The Hungarian National Gallery is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development of the fine arts in Hungary. It has operated as an independent institution since 1957. The HNG moved to its present location, the former Royal Palace of Buda, in 1975.
Museum of Fine ArtsAll year round
The Museum of Fine Arts, opened in 1906, is reputed to be among Europe’s most prominent museums. Its multi-faceted collections and their historical continuity coupled with the large number of masterpieces undoubtedly earn it a prestigious place among public collections. The Museum of Fine Arts displays the treasures of international and Hungarian art spanning from ancient times to the end of the eighteenth century, while its large-scale temporary exhibitions attract hundreds of thousands of visitors.
KunsthalleAll year round
Ever since its establishment at the end of the 19th century, Kunsthalle has been the centre of contemporary Hungarian fine art, and a key institution in canon-formation. It is a national institution with the mission of exhibiting the most significant trends of both contemporary Hungarian and international fine art in Budapest.
Museum and Library of Hungarian AgricultureAll year round
Vajdahunyad Castle is one of the main attractions of the City Park. The extraordinary building complex, designed by Ignác Alpár, presents the greatest collection of agriculture-related objects in Hungary and indeed the world. Our experts curate nine permanent and a great number of temporary exhibitions.
Museum of EthnographyAll year round
The Museum of Ethnography in Budapest is an important specialised museum at European level. Now, with the inauguration of its new building in 2022, it has become one of the most modern ethnographic museums in the world.Besides its collection of around 225,000 ethnographic objects, the museum’s holdings include exceptional photographic and film materials, manuscripts, and folk music recordings.
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