Shows, concerts and cultural attractions – Budapest is always buzzing. Each week, we gather all of the important happenings taking place in our favourite city so you can plan ahead. Get out and get involved!


8am - : Autumn Market at Infopark

On Thursday, you can look around for goodies in front of Building E at Infopark at the Autumn Market, hosting a range of treats such as goats’ cheese, honey, pastries and meat products. You will also be able to find handmade jewellery, cosmetics and earthenware cups, which can be taken home in eco-bags available at the market.

10am - : World Press Photo Exhibition at the Hungarian National Museum

The annual World Press Photo travelling exhibition once again portrays milestones from the past year through the best works of photojournalism. A walk around the exhibition brings to mind the biggest news of recent months and helps remind you how different certain faiths can be.

7pm - : Sehenswert Film Festival at the Művész Cinema

The Sehenswert Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, featuring the best in German cinema until 6 October. Altogether 18 movies will be screened, with a focus on questions about society and psychology. The festival also plays tribute to recently deceased Bruno Ganz with some of his most memorable performances. Films will be shown in German, with Hungarian and some with English subtitles.


10am - : Eleven Fall on Bartók Béla Boulevard

On Friday and Saturday, the annual Eleven Fall (Lively Autumn, a Hungarian play on words) event awaits visitors with colourful and exciting attractions for all ages. This year’s focus is on digital culture and everything connected to it. Hosting the event will be Anna Ott, well known in the cultural scene of Budapest.

8pm - : Újbuda Jazz Festival at various venues

Budapest’s District XI, aka Újbuda, invites jazz lovers between Friday and Sunday to the A38 Ship and the MU Theatre, where local and international musicians will get the crowd grooving. The event hosts a range of musical styles, from intriguing avant-garde to classic swings, as well as stunning acts of contemporary, improvisation. You can find detailed schedules for the A38 here and for the MU Theatre here (Hungarian-only).

9pm - Snatch at the Bem Cinema

A classic movie is back on the big screen at Budapest's cosy little Bem Cinema. In Snatch, unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewellers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. Screening with original English audio and Hungarian subtitles.


11am - : International Coffee Day at the Akvárium Klub

Coffee aficionados of the world unite! The Akvárium Klub will celebrate International Coffee Day on Friday. Visitors can join workshops hosted by baristas and buy the latest trending blends by local and international brands.

2pm - : FIRST Septemberfest at First Craft Beer Bar

Inspired by Munich’s iconic Oktoberfest, FIRST Craft Beer hosts its own beer festival in Budapest, FIRST Septemberfest. It intends to summon the joyous atmosphere of the Bavarian event with not only a wide range of ales, but also with sausages, pretzels, music and a brand new lager by FIRST Craft Beer.

6pm - : Bryan Adams at Heroes' Square

After the concert by Sting and Shaggy last year, scenic Heroes’ Square plays host to another free live music event on Saturday, this time starring Bryan Adams. The Canadian rocker who will not only bring his biggest hits, but songs from his latest album as well. Before he sets up, Hungarian band Wellhello will make sure that everyone is warmed up.


;t=4s 6pm - : Beer Dinner at KEG Beer House
KEG Beer House hosts another themed dinner party on Sunday with seven courses, paired with seven outstanding ales. The dishes are prepared by Chef Zoltán Blaskó, while beer master Áron Donáth takes care of the rest.

7pm - : A Star Is Born at the Budapest Rooftop Cinema

Watch Bradley Cooper's masterful remake of a classic love story, backdropped by beautiful Budapest and the open skies on Sunday night. The film screens with original English audio and Hungarian subtitles.

8pm - : UH Fest at various venues

Kicking off Sunday, this year’s UH Fest brings almost 40 international and local performers together to light up the stage in Budapest with experimental and adventurous modern music. If you’re not the type to dance all night, you will find workshops and presentations as well. Join the party with German music sensation Errorsmith, Dutch DJ Marcelle and others. For more information, visit this page.