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Húsvét is here – Budapest Easter Guide 2024

Hungarians cherish Easter, which is celebrated from March 29th to April 1st this year. Here are the best things to do.


Locsolóbál Easter Dance House at Fonó Club

On Easter Monday, you can experience some folk traditions for yourself as two Hungarian bands play music for dancing.


Day Trip: Easter Festival in Szentendre

Experience Hungary’s old-time Easter traditions in the open-air ethnographic museum Skanzen.

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Easter and Afternoon Tea at the Prónay Castle

On Sunday, Easter activities take centre stage including egg hunt and a small petting zoo. On Monday, you can feel like royalty while settling down for a splendid afternoon tea.


Instant-Fogas Easter Party

If you'd dive deep into Budapest's party scene this Easter and try those famous ruin bars, there is no better place than the Instant-Fogas complex.


Ben-Hur at the Bem Cinema

As an Easter treat for lovers of old-school cinema, Bem Cinema presents the 1959 Ben-Hur movie on Easter Sunday.


Easter Family Day at Budapest Garden

Riverside Budapest Garden is a kids' paradise - but worry not, parents won't get bored here either.


Traditional British Easter at Bob's Kitchen Budapest

If your heart is set on a traditional British meal in celebration of Easter, there is no better place to go than downtown restaurant Bob's Kitchen Budapest.


Easter at the Zoo

Visiting Budapest Zoo is always a good idea, especially with kids, but Easter brings some extra activities we wouldn't miss.


Easter Feast at Steam Budapest

Experience an extravagant Easter celebration at Steam Budapest, located in the heart of downtown. Enjoy a lavish festive feast, available on both Easter Sunday and Monday.


Easter at Émile

For a real festive feel and a generous brunch, visit Émile, a gorgeous suburban villa in Buda.


Day Trip: Hollókő Easter Festival 2024

Hollókő, also a World Heritage site, hosts Hungary's most famous Easter festival year after year.


Easter Weekend at Normafa Síház

Combine Easter with a walk in the Buda Hills (Normafa)!


See how Budapest celebrated Easter back in the day

Easter is a time of tradition – see how Hungarians painted eggs, hiked up Gellért Hill and chose the right cologne in generations past.


Easter on Bartók Béla út

With Easter around the corner, the cultural centre and art gallery B32, just steps away from Gárdonyi térinvites us to free family-friendly events.


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4 top Hungarian Easter traditions

From a pagan sprinkling to painted eggs, Easter in Hungary is bound up with several traditions – we pick out four of the most popular.