One of the most prestigious events every summer in the capital is worthwhile attending for all ages. This colorful 4-day event will include stage programs, children’s programs/games and the artisan fair. You can also take part in the parade and the blessing of the bread.

The festival takes place in the Buda Palace area, from 17-20 August.

From august 17th to 20th, the event’s main topic is embroidery, one of the richest and most varied branch of the Hungarian folk arts. In the Festival of Folk Arts’ embroidery workshop they show the diversity of the folk and gentle embroidery of raw materials, motifs, and stitching techniques. They embroidered the most ceremonius pieces of the medium, and therefore had a major role in the different pieces of folk costumes, pillowcases, cloths, blankets, tablecloths, and the necessities of religious ceremonies as well.



Opening hours of the Festival of Folk Arts:
10.00 AM – 11.00 PM

The market will be open for public from
10.00 AM to 9.00 PM,
and you can enjoy the programme of the stages and gastronomy until 11.00 PM.

festival of folk arts Budapest

Daily tickets:

Full price: 2500 HUF
Reduced price (youths aged 4-14 and retired): 1000 HUF
Reduced price with Sziget Festival 2017 week pass: 1000 HUF

Family ticket:

2 adults accompanying 2 youths aged under 14: 6000 HUF
2 adults accompanying 3 youths aged under 14: 6800 HUF
2 adults accompanying 4 youths aged under 14: 7600 HUF

Tickets valid for 4 days:

Full price: 6500 HUF
Reduced price (youths aged 4-14 and retired): 2500 HUF
Free admission for children under the age of 4

On this weekend:

1st American BBQ Picniq will be held in Budapest between 11th and 13th August. The real American feeling, pride of the southern states and massive BBQ smell will occupy a part of Kopaszi-gát.

Also the 4th Day of Ancestors (Ősök Napja) festival will be held between the 11th and 13th of August by the Hungarian Turan Association in Bugacpuszta.


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