Prague Pride Parade gathering on wenceslas Square with rainbow banners

Prague Pride

Prague Festivals – Prague Pride Throughout July and August you’ll see Gay Pride events taking place all over Europe. In Prague it’s usually at the beginning of August although dates vary. Prague Pride has grown from a small gathering of Czech people in a park to the massive multi-cultural-multi-lingual week long event that you’ll experience … Read More

The main entry to the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Hotel Thermal complex with red carpet

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival For most visitors to Prague considering a visit to other Czech towns and cities in July then Karlovy Vary will be on that list as a day trip. I’ve written about Karlovy Vary in the past as a place to visit especially if you are driving but there are lots … Read More

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Three Kings Prague Festival

Three Kings Prague Festival Do a Google search for Three Kings and you’ll probably get options for a film. This post is about the festival, how it came about and why people write on doors with chalk only on January 6th each year. Why is the Three Kings Prague Festival on January 6th? Czech follows … Read More

Prague Food Festivals

Prague Food Festivals and Farmers Markets These can run all year but the bulk are to be found April to October. There are some fixed locations for food festivals in Prague like the Anděl pedestrianised zone, Rašinovo nabřeží Naplavka, Smichovska Naplavka, Jiriho z Podebrad market, Dejvice market etc. Apart from dedicated Food Festivals you’ll also … Read More

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Prague Proms Music Festival

Prague Proms International Music Festival Expect dates from as early as June to as late as September. The Prague Proms International Music Festival started in 2005 but, don’t think of it as being like the English Proms with a hall full of flag waving university students. It’s a summer music festival format almost like a … Read More

Prague beer festival poster

Prague Beer Festival

The Infamous Prague Beer Festival The main Prague Beer Festival on Letna did not run last year and the website has been taken offline. I’ll update this post or I’ll publish other options as I find them. Beer Drinking Record Holders and Always Will Be Czechs drink more beer per capita than any other country … Read More

United Islands of Prague, main stage

United Islands of Prague

United Islands of Prague Music Festival FREE and FUN. The brightest and the best music talent mainly from Czech but comprising at least a dozen different nationalities come together to play for you for FREE!!! When and Where? Date to be announced but usually in late May or the first week of June. It’s a … Read More

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Prague Metronome Music Festival

Prague Metronome Music Festival Three Days, Multiple Bands It’s only been going a short time but the Prague Metronome Music Festival (or what they now call the Metronome Music and Arts Fair) 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 … Read More

scene view of the den kozel beer and music festival

Den Kozel Beer and Music Festival

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

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? Normally last week of May but exact dates to be announced. Where is it? The main venue is Malostranská Beseda opposite the Malostranské Námesti tram stop … Read More