Budapest Spring Festival (April) is a huge music festival taking place in the outstanding city of Budapest.
Jazz Spring (April)
Danube Carnival - Duna Karnevál (June) is the framework event for music and dance presentations, held by various settlements alongside the Danube.
Wagner in Budapest Opera Festival (June)
International festival of choirs and orchestras in Budapest (June)
Danube day (June) is an annual international event celebrated in 14 countries that are connected through the Danube River system.
Budapest Summer Festival (June-August) is one of Europe’s greatest water events to be organized in Budapest on 1.5 km section of the Danube between Margaret Bridge and Chain Bridge includes sports events – rowing, kayak, canoe and motor boat competitions – await spectators during the whole day. Besides these events, hand-driven and motor boat processions are organized both in the morning and in the evening. Burning candles float down on the river and Midsummer Night’s fireworks are presented in the closing event.
Red Bull Air Race World Series (July) is a spectacular acrobatic flying competition.
Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival (July-August) presents classical music, swing, klezmer as well as traditional Hungarian gypsy music.
Island Festival - Sziget Festival (August) is a multicultural youth festival which makes thousands of young people move out to a deserted shipyard island (Hajógyári sziget) in tents for a week to participate in a giant pop festival better known as Pepsi Island, the largest concert festival in Central Europe.
Festival of Folk Arts - Mesterségek Ünnepe (August) brings the finest Hungarian craftsmen and their work to Buda Castle from across the country.
Foundation of the State and Constitution Day (August) includes a large-scale fireworks display. All are welcome to join the crafts fair and concerts held along the Pest side of the Danube Embankment in the days before and after the festivities.
The Jewish Summer Festival (September) is a celebration of Hungarian and indeed Central European Jewish Culture. Events range from exhibitions to music concerts and theatre performances.
'Junibor' Wine Festival (September)
Budapest International Wine and Champagne Festival (September) presents famous Hungarian wine specialties and wine regions
Budapest Pálinka Festival (October)