Prague Events, Festivals

There is always something happening all year round (for full listing of events read this article). For most events you can buy tickets online at Ticketpro. Tickets are also available at the door but it is advisable to book online especially if you intend to pay by credit card.

The ‘Night & Day’ section of the weekly Prague Post newspaper is a very useful source for looking for events. Another useful publication is Prague in Your Pocket, a bi-monthly publication highlighting cultural events around the city.

Overview of Cultural Events in Prague

Prague is well known as being one of the cultural hubs of Europe, with a number of spectacular events happening there on a regular basis. Some of the most famed cultural institutions include the National Theatre and the Estates Theatre, as well as the Rudolfinum and the Municipal House, the …

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Prague Events and Annual Festivals

There is always something happening all year round. For most events you can buy tickets online or at Prague’s numerous tickets agents and very often tickets are also available at the door too.     WINTER St. Nicholas’ Eve Date: 5 December. This is mostly celebrated in the city centre. …

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New Year’s Eve

Prague is a popular destination during the Christmas holidays, and the same goes for New Year’s Eve. The celebrations are enjoyed by all, including the young and old, the quiet and romantic couples, individuals and groups. There are entertainment options to suit all tastes, from classical music concerts to traditional …

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Charming Christmas in Prague

The smell of mulled wine and Christmas sweets, the warmth of roasted chestnuts in your hands, the melody of carols, decorated streets, folk markets and Christmas trees on every square, that’s Christmas in Prague. And if you’re lucky, you might even see Prague covered in a snow-white blanket. Experience Christmas …

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Easter in Prague

A trip to Prague at Easter is ideal for celebrating the end of winter and the start of springs’ warmer climes. This period is actually the most important in the Christian calender. Czechs see Easter as a way of celebrating love and birth, and as a chance for families to …

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Praha Dance Festival

International festival of contemporary dance production and motion theatre. The festival’s mission is to inspire domestic artists and familiarise the general public with the art of contemporary dance. An integral part of the festival is the collaboration between foreign artists and the Czech dance community, as well as discussions with …

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Mighty Sounds Festival

Mighty Sounds Festival (the biggest Ska Punk Festival in Europe). The idea of organising the Mighty Sounds festival was to create a summer party, which would connect music styles like ska, punk, rock´n´roll, hardcore, reggae, indie or more independent forms of electronic music e.g. breakbeat, jungle or even more alternative …

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International Jazz Festival in Prague

The Prague Spring festival is dedicated to classical music lovers, while the Jazz Festival is for jazz music lovers. It attracts musicians from all around the world, and is usually held in the week 22nd-30th November, but check this at the Jazz Festival website. It is one of the oldest …

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