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Prague Metronome Music Festival 2020

Prague Metronome Music Festival Two Days, Multiple Bands It’s only been going a short time but the Prague Metronome Music Festival (or just MetronomeFest) seems to be settling into it’s late June slot in the Prague Entertainment calendar. Metronome Festival Weekend is a ticketed event i.e. you are buying a ticket valid for the whole … Read More

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Den Kozel Beer and Music Festival 2020

Den Kozel – Beer and Music Festival On the second Saturday in June each year the Velkopopovicky Brewery opens it’s doors to thousands of people intent on trying some beer, a range of local food and enjoying different bands and other performers. Gates open around 1030 in the morning and close around 10pm in the … Read More

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The Prague Fringe Festival 2020

Prague Fringe Festival As with all fringe festivals this gives lesser known performers a chance to get noticed. It’s footloose, cutting edge stuff. When is The Prague Fringe Festival? In 2020 it’s May 22nd to May 30th. Where is it? The main venue is Malostranská Beseda opposite the Malostranské Námesti tram stop in the centre … Read More

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Navalis Prague Festival

Navalis Prague Festival May 15th is the Feast of Jan Nepomuk (ST John’s Festival) so what’s special about the Navalis festival? Well for a start it’s a 300 year-old river regatta festival, it happens only once a year on May 15th and it’s the largest Baroque festival on water in the world. When you visit … Read More

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The Prague Christmas Tree

The Prague Christmas Tree It’s a dominating decoration on the Old Town Square throughout December and early January but there’s something even more special about what is known as the Prague Christmas Tree. It’s roughly the same each year so let me explain where the tree comes from and how it gets to the Old … Read More

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Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know

Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know 1) When Do the Markets Start and End The main Christmas holiday here is on December 24th. The first market to open is usually Námestí Míru (a month before the last advent Sunday i.e. last week of November), followed by Republic Square and Wenceslas Square. The Old Town … Read More

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The Beautiful Prague Signal Light Festival 2020

The Beautiful Prague Signal Light Festival The Prague Signal Light Festival is a collection of places that utilise both man made and natural features in the city for the purposes of displaying 20 or more artistic light exhibits. Sometimes the light is the art, sometimes the dark part is the art and often it’s the … Read More

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Witches Night in Prague

Witches Night in Prague – Burn That Witch On April 30th every year we have Witches night and the star attraction is of course, the witch. If you’re English then you’ll know all about Guy Fawkes night when people create an effigy of the man himself (takes me back to when I was a kid … Read More

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ST Martins Festival in Prague

St Martins Festival in Prague St Martin’s Festival is technically a one-day event on November 11th but it does extend to the following weekend. Some festivals in wine-country i.e. Mikulov and major towns in Moravia, will be going for a week. It’s especially popular to visit the Moravian capital city, Brno, on this day as … Read More

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Prague Bag Storage

Prague Bag Storage People staying in a hotel will often have access to a luggage room but people checking out early from apartments or day trippers to the city may want to dump their bags/bikes for the day or longer so here are a few ways you can do that. Note the terms “per commenced … Read More