Popular events in Prague and Český Krumlov

From live jazz and theatre to festivals and family entertainment, Prague and Český Krumlov offer wide range of events with something for everyone. With so many great events taking place around each day, you can surely find something to make your visit even more special. Check here the up-to-date local events and hotels happenings.

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St. Valentine's Day

14.2.2017
Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day in Prague! A unique place full of romantic streets, corners, walks, stunning views and experiences which let you and your love spend an unforgettable time.

SPORT EXPO

22.-23.2.2017
Over 30 exhibitors will have a chance to present their current and the latest products of this and next winter season in newly-refurbished premises of our Hotel Duo. Not only the ground floor premises and adjacent halls, but also meeting and guest rooms will be filled with winter sports goods and equipment of all kinds. You can see cross country, alpine touring, downhill skis and snowboards, ice skates, boots, helmets, ski goggles, poles, winter clothing and many other sports supplement.

Easter

14.-17.4.2017
Come visit Prague to celebrate Easter holiday. Famous Easter market at the Old Town Square in Prague await you with number of stalls offering traditional Czech handicrafts such as painted Easter eggs, decorations, candles and other products as well as meal delicacies.  Easter celebration is also accompanied by rich cultural program of concerts, folk dance performances and medieval music.

St. Matthew's Fair

25.2.-17.4.2017
Have fun at traditional St. Matthew’s fair which is held on site of the Prague Exhibitions Ground. You can enjoy dozen of domestic and international attractions including the most famous like roller coaster, ferris wheel, chain carousel or haunted mansion. As a usual souvenir you can take away gingerbread hearts. 

MOTOCYKL

3.-5.3.2017
A traditional and prestigious exhibition of motorcycles and moto equipment at the 20th annual of International Motorcycle, Quad-bike and Accessories Fair held in Prague Exhibition Grounds Holešovice.

Prague Sportisimo Half Marathon

1.4.2017
Enjoy the exceptional course with incomparable scenery in the heart of historic Prague leading along the Vltava river and crisscrossing five beautiful bridges. While running admire the majestic views of the famous Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Rudolfinum Concert Hall, National Theatre and many more.

Prague Volkswagen Marathon Weekend

6.-7.5.2017
Experience the atmosphere of one of the most beautiful marathons in the world. Starting in famous Old Town Square the race takes runners through all the different neighbourhoods and architectural beauty of wonderful city of Prague.

Czech Beer Festival

11.-27.5.2017
Experience the unique atmosphere at the Letná Park which will host this major beer event, featuring more than 150 different kinds of beer by large, midsize and small Czech breweries accompanied with Traditional Czech meats, charcuterie and freshly baked goods.

Prague Spring International Music Festival

12.5.-2.6.2017
Accept the invitation to the oldest, most famous and biggest music festival in the Czech Republic. You can enjoy first class performances of 98 orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloist from 23 countries. 50 concerts of classical music in 17 concert halls brings an excellent blend of tradition and experiment.

Prague Food Festival

26.-28.5.2017
Experience the greatest culinary event of the year and taste wonderful dishes and delicacies prepared by the Prague’s best restaurants and Czech’s top chefs at the Royal Gardens and Ball Game Hall of Prague Castle.

Hans Zimmer

4.6.2017
Legendary film music composer Hans Zimmer will perform for the first time in Prague’s O2 Arena. Famous Academy Award-winning composer will personally play on several music instruments accompanied by The Czech National Symphony Orchestra and a Choir.

Prague Ice Cream Festival

25.6.2017
Have fun with your family and friends at Prague Ice Cream festival – a celebration of all kinds of ice creams. Taste your favourite ones from local and world producers and enjoy a nice atmosphere with special program.

International Prague Car Festival

2.-3.9.2017
Car exhibition Prague Car Festival held at the exhibition ground PVA Expo Letňany offers a unique opportunity to see over 300 automobiles from various fields of motoring and enjoy a wide range of festivities.

The Dvořák Prague Festival

7.-23.9.2017
Enjoy an unforgettable showcase of outstanding performers, conductors and world famous orchestras and chamber ensembles presenting music by Antonín Dvořák and other celebrated composers in Prague.

Signal Festival

12.-15.10.2017
Don’t miss the chance to visit a Signal festival which turns historical heart of Prague into a center of new technologies, amazing ideas and unbound creativity. Enjoy various videomapping, site-specific projections, interactive and light installations.

Shrovetide

25.-28.2.2017
Experience a revived old tradition of Shrovetide celebrations with its typical procession of multicoloured masks, street plays, conjurers, musicians and an abundant feast and dancing because Shrovetide marks the end of the festive season and the beginning of Lent.

MODA Fashion Day(s)

1.4.2017
Accept the invitation to the social event representing the contemporary fashion scene in the Czech Republic. Gala evening of fashion shows together with rich accompanying program will take place in a beautiful Castle Riding Hall.

Easter

14.-17.4.2017
Come visit Český Krumlov to celebrate the most important Christian holiday – Easter. At the main square an Easter market will take place with various stalls offering handicrafts and other products as well as meal delicacies. You can buy Easter eggs embellished with various decorating techniques, spring flowers, whistles and other traditional Easter goods.

Magical Krumlov

30.4.-1.5.2017
Accept the invitation to Český Magical Krumlov and enjoy the fairytale ambience of the medieval town on May Day Eve. You can enjoy a whirl of witches, the building of a maypole, live music or lantern procession and visit various exhibitions and expositions free of charge within the Museum and Gallery Open Day.

Rallye Český Krumlov

19.-20.5.2017
All fans of motor events can explore interesting places of the region within the traditional car race – Rallye Český Krumlov. The start of the race as well as the winners' ceremony takes place in the vicinity of the historical centre and brings to contestants and spectators enjoyable experience.

Five-Petalled Rose Celebrations

16.-18.6.2017
Visit the town to experience the spirit of the Renaissance age that is brought back for three days with the historical craft fairs, medieval music, street plays and jousting tournaments. As a highlight of the festival you can admire a spectacular procession in historical costumes, featuring knights on horseback and many notables linked with the history of the town.

Chamber Music Festival

23.6.-2.7.2017
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a music festival with the longest tradition in the city. This popular cultural event of international repute invites to excursions of the castle interiors with live music played on contemporary musical instruments. A true pearl for the festival visitors is the genuine 18th century feast titled Baroque Night at Český Krumlov Castle.

International Music Festival Český Krumlov

14.7.-5.8.2017
All music lovers are welcome at one of the most important cultural events in the Czech Republic. The international music festival brings to visitors a unique experience due to the attractive ambience of the historical city together with music concerts of different genres from the 15th till the 21st century presenting number of famous domestic and international artists.

European Heritage Days

8.-10.9.2017
Come to see usually inaccessible places of most interesting historical heritage buildings and town-areas in Český Krumlov within the European Heritage Days – open days of heritage sights for public.

Day without Barriers Český Krumlov

9.9.2017
An unforgettable experience waits for all handicapped visitors on the Day without Barriers in Český Krumlov. This day local museums, theatres and castle open side doors and enable exits to be wheelchair accessible. The cultural programme is enrich by guided tours and cruises for visually impaired and visitors in wheelchairs.

Festival of Baroque Arts

15.-17.9.2017
Enjoy a remarkable tradition of Festival of Baroque Arts – a unique cultural event with the goal to liven up the historical town of Český Krumlov with a variety of art forms from baroque times. The Baroque Castle Theatre becomes a stage for the presentation of the world premiere of an especially chosen Baroque opera. Sacral music echoes through the monastery church and a baroque dance can be seen in the Masquerade Hall.

Saint Wenceslas Celebrations

28.9.-1.10.2017
Don’t miss the traditional celebrations honoring the feast day of St. Wenceslas, the patron saint of Czech lands, brewers and winemakers. This autumn festival offers a wealth of gastronomic experience, entertainment and cultural performances. The pleasant atmosphere is augmented by the show featuring folk ensembles and the unforgettable evening excursion to the town’s museums and galleries with an impressive accompanying programme.

Krumlov Boating Marathon

13.-14.10.2017
Sport fans and competitors are welcome at famous river marathon which attracts every year hundreds of keen watermen, ranging from strict amateurs to top-class international athletes. The weekend of river marathon in Český Krumlov offers abundant accompanying programme for the general public as well as for youngest visitors.

Wine Festival Český Krumlov

27.10.-30.11.2017
Be our guest at the Český Krumlov Wine Festival – an autumnal Feast of St. Martin’s wines, seasonal specialties and friend encounters over a glass of wine. You can attend several events during the festival including a garden celebration of wine where you can taste Bohemian, Moravian and foreign wines together with local cheese.

Autumnal Recitals in Krumlov

28.10.-25.11.2017
Every Saturday in November a series of chamber concerts will be performed by a number of excellent musicians both from Czech Republic and abroad in Renaissance hall located in Vlašský dvůr. Come to enjoy this extraordinary space allowing for a unique atmosphere between the performer and the audience.

Cesky Krumlov Castel, Hotel Ruze & Hotel Old Inn in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic