Festivals in Czech Republic

Calendar of Anual Folk Events in the Czech Republic

The purpose of this events calendar is to help those of you who are planing a trip to  the Czech republic. Below are listed major festivals that are held annually . Note : Some of these dates could change so you should check with the local authorities such as City halls and Information centers where the events are located. Google is good place to start.
Events are sorted out into these categories :

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ANNUAL FESTIVALS:

Please note: This Calendar is from 2014, but these Annually Events are held at Czech Republic on approximately the same dates each year.

DATE:/LOCATION:/EVENT:

APRIL

11. – 13. Velka nad Velickou, Lipov. 42. Annual children folk festival Mlade Hornacko

25. – 26. Ostrava-Proskovice, 11. Annual festival Poodri F. Lyska

 

MAY

2. – 4. Tuchlovice, 20. Annual folk festival (Tuchlovicka pout)

17. Usti nad Labem, 4. Annual folk festival (Ceske tredohori)

17. Telc, Meeting folk musicians of Folklor v maji

23. – 24. Frenstat pod Radhostem, 15. Annual music festival Setkani cimbalovych muzik valasskeho kralovstvi

29.5. – 1.6. Kovarov, 19. Annual folk festival

30.5. – 1.6. Veseli na Morave, 23. Annual international children folk festival Stepy

30.5. – 1.6. Nymburk, 18. Annual children folk festival (Polabska vonicka)

31. Petrov, 14. Annual folk festival Seniori

 

JUNE

5. – 8. Melnik, 16. Annual folk festival Melnicky vrkoc

5. – 9. Bojkovice, 10. Annual international folk festival Svetlovsky bal

6. – 8. Tvrdonice, 61. Annual folk festival Podluzi v pisni a tanci

7. Slany, 3. Annual folk festival (Zapadoslovansky festival)

8. – 9. Krenovice, 28. Annual folk festival Pod krenovsko majo

10. – 16. Frydek-Mistek, 20. Annual international folk festival

11. – 15. Plzen, 18. Annual international folk festival

12. – 13. Strakonice, 8. Annual children exhibition of bagpipe music (Strakonicky dudacek)

13. – 14. Prerov, 7. Annual folk festivala V zamku a podzamci

13. – 15. Krasna Lipa, 7. Annual international folk festival Tolstejnskeho panstvi

16. – 22. Kunovice, 21. Annual international children folk festival

19. – 22. Lazne Belohrad, 40. Annual international folk festival Slavnosti pod Zvicinou

19. – 22. Jihlava, 11. Annual international folk festival Jihlavske folklorni leto 2014

20. – 22. Dolni Cermna, 26. Annual international folk festival Cermenske slavnosti

26. – 29. Vsetin, 8. Annual international folk festival Vsetinsky krpec

26. – 29. Straznice, 69. Annual international folk festival and 32. Annual folk festival “Straznice for children”

26. 6. – 18. 7. Brno, 17. Annual international folk festival F scena

27. – 29. Lomnice nad Luznici, 9. Annual folk festival U Zlate stoky

 

JULY

3. – 6. Hluk, Music festival (Dolnacke slavnosti pisni a tancu s tradicni jizdou kralu)

4. – 6. Damborice, 5. Annual folk festival

6. – 8 Roznov pod Radhostem, 21. Annual international army folk festival (Roznovska valaska)

11. – 13. Klatovy, 21. Annual international folk festival Klatovy

11. – 13. Stary Hrozenkov, Festival (Kopanicarske slavnosti)

18. – 20. Velka n. Velickou, Festival (Hornacke slavnosti)

25. – 27. Holasovice, 17. Annual festival (Selske slavnosti)

26. Roznov pod Radhostem, 20. Annual international folk festival (Romska pisen)

 

AUGUST

1. – 3. Jablunkov, 67. Annual international folk festival (Gorolski swieto)

1. – 3. Roznov pod Radhostem, 16. Annual international festival of slovak folklor (Janosikov dukat)

2. Ceske Budejovice, 13. Annual festival Jihoceska lidova slavnost

8. – 9. Mikulov, 17. Annual folk festival Sousede

8. – 9. Velke Karlovice, 6. Annual folk festival (Leto na Solani)

8. – 10. Domazlice, 60. Annual folk festival (Chodske slavnosti – Vavrinecka pout)

9. Petrov, 2. Annual festival (Cimbalovy festival Petrov-Plze)

11. – 15. Ostrava, 17. Annual international folk festival (Folklor bez hranic)

13. – 18. Sumperk, 24. Annual international folk festival

21. – 24. Strakonice, 21. Annual international folk festival with bagpipes

29. – 31. Brno, 25. Annual international folk festival

13. – 17. Pisek, 20. Annual international folk festival

15. – 17. Milotice, 31. Annual festival (Narodopisny festival kyjovskeho Dolnacka)

16. Velka nad Velickou, Folk festival Ozveny Hornacka

20. – 24. Cerveny Kostelec, 60. Annual international folk festival Cerveny Kostelec

20. – 25. Liptal, 45. Annual international folk festival Liptalske slavnosti

22. – 24. Hradec Kralove, 26. Annual international folk festival Setkani s folklorem

23. – 24. Lhotka pod Ondrejnikem, 19. Annual folk festival (Sochovy narodopisne slavnosti)

26. – 30. Praha, 11. Annual international folk festival Prazsky jarmark

29. – 31. Hlinsko, 19. Annual festival Adamkovy folklorni slavnosti

29. – 31. Frenstat pod Radhostem, 15. Annual folk festival Frenstatske slavnosti

 

SEPTEMBER

2. – 7. Karlovy Vary, 18. Annual folk festival

5. – 9. Luhacovice, 22. Annual international children folk festival (Pisne a tanec)

6. – 7. Velka Bystrice, 24. Annual folk festival Lidovy rok

10. – 14. Valasske Mezirici, 11. Annual international folk festival Babi leto

13. – 14. Prostejov, 32. Annual international folk festival (Prostejovske hanacke slavnosti)

13. – 14. Dolni Lomna, 45. Annual folk festival Slezske dny

18. – 21. Marianske Lazne, 10. Annual international folk festival Mariansky podzim

19. – 21. Ostrava-Trebovice, 11. Annual festival (Podzimni slavnosti Trebovicky kolac)

26. – 27. Cesky Krumlov, 13. Annual international folk festival Cesky Krumlov

 

OCTOBER

3. – 5. Uherske Hradiste, 24. Annual festival of music instruments

 

DECEMBER

11. – 14. Ostrava, 16. Annual international festival (festival adventnich adventnich a vanocnich zvyku, koled a remesel Souzneni

FASANK, MARDI GRAS:

Please note: This Calendar is from 2014, but these Annually Events are held at Czech Republic on approximately the same dates each year.

DATE: /LOCATION: /EVENT:

 

FEBRUARY

1. Hustopece, Mardi Grass (Hustopecsky masopust)

8. Vesely Kopec, Mardi Gras

15. Praha-Kbely, Mardi Gras

15. Hamry, Mardi Gras (Starocesky masopust)

15. Roztoky u Prahy, Mardi Gras

22. Bojkovice, Fasank

22. Stramberk, Mardi Gras (Strambersky masopust)

22. Nivnice, Fasank

22. Roznov pod Radhosten, Mardi Gras (Obchuzka masopustnich masek s pochovavanim basy)

22. Strakonice, Mardi Gras (Masopustni zvyky)

22. Komna, Fasank

23. Dacice, Mardi Gras (Masopustni obchuzka mestem)

28. 2. – 4. 3. Cesky Krumlov, Mardi Gras (Krumlovsky masopust)

28. 2. – 4. 3. Strani, 27. Annual festival – Fasank 2014

 

MARCH

1. Milevsko, Mardi Gras

1. Petrov, Fasank

1. Linhartice, Mardi Gras

1. Otrokovice, Fasank (vodeni medveda)

1. Telc, Mardi Gras

1. Prerov, Mardi Gras

1. Milotice, Fasank Dance Event

1. Kravare u Ceske Lipy, Mardi Gras (Masopust na Rychte)

1. Cetkovice, Mardi Gras

1. Buchlovice, Fasank

1. – 4. Cesky Krumlov, Mardi Gras

2. Uhersky Brod, Fasank

2. Kourim, Mardi Gras

2. – 3. Velka n. Vel., Fasank

4. Sezimovo Usti, Mardi Gras (Masopust a pruvod masek)

4. Velka n. Vel., Mardi Gras (Pochovavani basy)

 

WINE AND SLIVOVICE FESTIVALS AND SHOWS:

DATE: /LOCATION: /EVENT:

 

FEBRUARY

1. Moravany, Wine tasting event (Kost vin)

1. Milotice, Plum brady tasting event (Kost slivovice)

1. Krepice, Wine tasting event

1. Bukovany, Plum brandy and brandy tasting event

4. Valtice, Wine tasting event

15. Popice, Wine tasting event (Tour de Sklep)

15. Dobsice, Wine tasting event (Putovani po dobsickych sklipcich)

15. Mikovice, Wine tasting event

22. Jalubi, Wine tasting event

 

MARCH

1. Brno, Regional wine tasting event of Jihomoravsky kraj

1. Miroslav, Wine tasting event (Miroslavsky kost)

1. Tynec, Wine tasting event

7. – 8. Znojmo, Wine tasting event (Znovinsky kost vin)

8. Sokolnice, Wine tasting event

8. Zasova, Plum brandy tasting event

8. Blatnice p. Sv. Ant., Wine tasting event

8. Cejc, Wine tasting event

8. Kobyli, Wine tasting event

8. Mikulov, Wine tasting event (Mikulovska vinarska podoblast)

8. Lanzhot, Wine tasting event

15. Zidlochovice, Traditional wine tasting event

15. Vracov, Wine tasting event

15. Horni Bojanovice, Wine tasting event

15. Vacenovice, Wine tasting event

15. Kostelec, Wine tasting event

22. Straznice, Wine tasting event

22. Dolni Kounice, Wine tasting event

22. Zajeci, Wine tasting event

22. Hovorany, Wine tasting event

22. Kyjov, Wine tasting event (Josefsky kost)

22. Vysovice, Brandy and brandy tasting event (Vesovsky kost palenek)

29. Bosovice, Wine tasting event (Josefsky kost)

29. Hrusky, Wine and cheese tasting event

 

APRIL

5.  Nosislav, (Kost Nosislav)

5. Kunovice, Wine tasting event

5. Mutenice, Wine tasting event

12. Velke Mezirici, Traditional brandy tasting event

12. Hustenovice, Wine tasting event

19. Pavlov, Wine tasting event (Vina z Palavy)

19. Zajeci, Wine tasting event

20. Milotice, Wine tasting event

20. Radejov, Plum brandy and fruit brandy tasting event

20. Drnholec, Wine tasting event (Velikonocni show vin)

20. Hroznova Lhota, Wine tasting event (Velikonocni kost vin)

26. Klentnice, Traditional wine tasting event

26. Hrusovany nad Jevisovkou, Wine tasting event

26. Rakvice, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

26. Tvarozna Lhota, Wine tasting event (Slavnost oskorusi)

 

MAY

1. Moravska Nova Ves, Wine tasting event (Ochutnavka neoveskych vin)

3. Dolni Kounice, Wine show (Svatogothardske vinarske slavnosti)

3. Zdanice, Traditional wine show

8. Moravsky Pisek, Wine tasting event (Majovy kost vina)

10. Napajedla, Wine tasting event

10. Olbramovice, Wine show

10. Stare Mesto, Traditional wine show

17. Novy Saldorf, Wine show (Majove otevrene sklepy)

17. Zadovice, Wine tasting event (Putovani za vinem Slovacka)

22. Ostrava, Pink wine show “Den v ruzovem”

24. Zajeci, Wine tasting event (Zajecske otevrene sklepy)

29. Brno, Wine festival (Festwine 2014)

31. Valtice, Pink wine show

31. Skoronice, Wine tasting event (Otevrene sklepy)

 

JUNE

7. Petrov, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu vinaru Straznicka)

7. Brumovice, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

7. Novosedly, Wine show

14. Dolni Kounice, Wine show (Po vinarskych stezkach)

14. Roudnice nad Labem, Wine tasting event

14. Tvrdonice, Wine tasting event (Za vinem Podluzi)

21. Tynec, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

21. Prusanky, Wine show (K Nechoram do sklepa)

28. Satov, Wine tasting event (Vinarska padesatka)

 

JULY

3. Mikulcice, Wine tasting event (Tour de vinohrad)

5. Horni Vestonice, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu a Cervencova noc)

5. Terezin, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

10. Mikulov, Wine show (Prazdniny s vinarem)

12. Dobsice, Wine show (Dobyvani dobsickych sklepu)

19. Hovorany, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

26. Sedlec, Wine show (Vinarska Benatska noc)

 

AUGUST

2. Sardice, Wine tasting event (Sardicke sklepy dokoran)

2. Petrov, Wine day (Den vinaru)

8. – 9. Mikulov, Wine tasting event (Zarazeni hory a degustace vin)

9. Dolni Dunajovice, Summer wine festival

16. Cejc, Wine show (Otevrene vinne sklepy)

22. – 23. Pardubice, Wine festival

23. Straznice, Wine show (Zarazani hory)

23. Mikulcice, Wine and burcak tasting event (Vino a burcak z otevrenych sklepu)

23. Vlkos, Wine show (Zarazani hory)

30. Nemcicky, Burcak Dance Event

31. Sardice, Wine tasting event (Sardicky vinobrani)

 

SEPTEMBER

5. – 6. Mutenice, Wine show

6. Dolni Kounice, Historical wine show

12. – 13. Roudnice nad Labem, Wine show (Roudnicke vinobrani na zamku)

12. – 13. Znojmo, Historical wine show

13. Straznice, Wine show

13. Bohumin, Wine show

13. – 14. Uherske Hradiste, Festival of wine and historical places (Slovacke slavnosti vina a otevrenych pamatek)

19. – 20. Bzenec, Wine show (Bzenecke krojovane vinobrani)

20. Prusanky, Wine show (Nechorske krojovane vinobrani)

20. – 21. Tvarozna Lhota, Wine show (Oskorusobrani)

26. – 27. Znojmo, Burcak festival

27. Zajeci, Burcak show

27. Kutna Hora, Czech wine festival (Prehlidka ceskych vin)

27. – 28. Karlstejn, Wine show

 

OCTOBER

3. Podebrady, Wine show

4. Klimkovice, Burcak show (Burcakfest)

11. Uherske Hradiste, Wine tasting event (Na kole vinohrady Uherskohradistska)

11. Milotice, Traditional burcak show (Tradicni burcakovy pochod)

17. Jablonec nad Nisou, Wine show

25. Horni Vestonice, Wine show (Vinobrani s posezenim u cimbalu)

 
NOVEMBER

8. Vranovice, Exhibitions of traditional archive wines

11. Brno, Wine tasting event (Svatomartinsky kost)

11. Karlstejn, Wine tasting event (Slavnost svatomartinskych vin)

11. Valtice, Wine tasting event (Valticke svatomartinske slavnosti)

11. Uherske Hradiste, Wine tasting event (Krest svatomartinskych vin)

11. Mlada Boleslav, Wine show (Svatomartinska vina)

15. Hovorany, Wine tasting event (Svatomartinska ochutnavka mladych vin)

21. Rakvice, Wine tasting event (Katerinska show vin)

21. Kobyli, Wine tasting event (Ochutnavka mladych vin)

29. Pavlov, Wine show (Den otevrenych sklepu)

 

DECEMBER

6. Klentnice, Wine show (Mikulasska show mladych vin)

13. Tynec, Wine tasting event

 

 

CZECH CHRISTIAN PILGRIMES AND FANFAIR EVENTS:

Please note: This Calendar is from 2014, but these Annually Events are held at Czech Republic on approximately the same dates each year.

DATE: /LOCATION: /EVENT:

 

APRIL

25. – 27. Krabcice, Ripska Pilgrimage, Funfair festival

26. – 27. Libice nad Cidlinou, Svatovojtesska Pilgrimage, Funfair Event

 

MAY

11. Slavonice, Smirna Pilgrimage

25. Svata Hora, Funfair festival (Pout Matice svatohorske)

 

JUNE

15. Blatnice p. sv. Ant., Pilgrimage (Hlavni pout ke cti sv. Antonina)

15. Dolni Kounice, Pilgrimage of Saint Antonin Paduansky (Pout sv. Antonina Paduanskeho)

 

JULY

4. – 6. Velehrad, National pilgrimage, Funfair festival

5. Radejov, Cyrilometodejska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

19. – 20. Oslavany, Karmelska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

26. – 28. Strakonice, Vaclavska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

27. Roznov pod Radhostem, Anenska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

27. Krtiny u Brna, Svatoanenska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

 

AUGUST

8. – 10. Straznice, Straznicka marianska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

15. Velehrad, Pilgrimage Matice velehradske, Funfair festival

16. Klokoty, Pilgrimage, Funfair festival

16. – 17. Svata Hora, Marianska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

 

SEPTEMBER

13. Zarosice, Pilgrimage Zlata sobota

26. – 28. Stara Boleslav, National svatovaclavska pilgrimage

26. – 28. Strakonice, Vaclavska pilgrimage, Funfair festival

 

 

FESTIVALS DOŽINKY, HODY, POSVÍCENÍ:

Please note: This Calendar is from 2014, but these Annually Events are held at Czech Republic on approximately the same dates each year.

DATE: /LOCATION: /EVENT:

 

JUNE

28. Mikulov, Krojovane hody – festival

29. Podivin, Krojove hody – festival

 

JULY

5. – 7. Nemcicky, Tradicni krojovane hody – festival

26. Dolni Vestonice, Krojovane hody – festival

26. – 27. Lednice, Lednicke krojovane hody – festival

26 – 27. Pasohlavky, Tradicni anenske hody – festival

 

AUGUST

2. Klentnice, Klentnicke hody – festival

3. Straznice, Dozinky – festival

3. – 5. Boretice, Krojove hody – festival

9. Pavlov, Krojovane hody – festival

9. – 10. Horni Vestonice, Traditional krojovane hody – festival

10. Kyjov, Dozinky – festival

11. Novy Bydzov, Posviceni – festival

22. – 24. Krumvir, Bartolomejske hody – festival

22. – 24. Vrbice, Tradicni krojovane hody – festival

23. – 24. Hlohovec, Bartolomejske krojove hody – festival

 

SEPTEMBER

6. Doudleby, Doudlebske dozinky – festival

6. Vesely Kopec, Posviceni – festival

6. – 7. Rakovnik, Rakovnicke posviceni – festival

6. – 7. Miroslav, Traditional krojove hody – festival

7. – 9. Velke Bilovice, Tradicni krojove hody – festival

13. Slany, Posviceni – festival

19. – 20. Hradec Kralove, Kralovehradecke krajske dozinky – festival

26. – 28. Stare Mesto, Michalske hody – festival

27. Dvur Kralove nad Labem, Svatovaclavske posviceni – festival

27. Krasna Lipa, Vaclavske posviceni – festival

26. – 28. Kunovice, Hody s pravem – festival

26. – 28. Sardice, Sardicke hody – festival

26. – 28. Petrov, Vaclavske hody – festival

27. – 28. Dobsice, Svatovaclavske posviceni – festival

 

OCTOBER

4. Jezov, Hody s vencem a kacerem – festival

11. Pohorelice, Babske hody – festival

12. Kourim, Svatohavelske cisarske posviceni – festival

17. – 19. Vracov, Cisarske hody s vencem a kacerem – festival

 

NOVEMBER

7. – 9. Milotice, Slovacke hody s vencem – festival

7. – 9. Straznice Martinske hody – festival

8. Kyjov, Martinske hody – festival

8. Radejov, Martinske hody – festival

8. Tlumacov, Martinske hody – festival

22. Chrudim, Katerinske posviceni – festival

 

OTHER FESTIVALS AND INTERESTED EVENTS:

Please note: This Calendar is from 2014, but these Annually Events are held at Czech Republic on approximately the same dates each year.

DATE: /LOCATION: /EVENT:

 

FEBRUARY

1. Ivancice, Zabijackove hody – festival

1. Hlohovec, Krojovany ball

1. Bystrice pod Hostynem, Valassky ball

1. Hluk, Krojovy ball

7. Telc, Horacky ball

8. Lukov, Valassky ball

8. Frydek-Mistek, Lassky ball

15. Vlcnov, Children krojovy ball

15. Kojetin, Hanacke ball

15. Velka n. Vel., Cooking event (O najlepsi kysane zele na Slovacku)

20. Hradec Kralove, Dance event (Vecer u cimbalu)

21. Valasske Mezirici, Masny jarmark

21. Jicin, Jicinsky ball

22. Praha, Moravsky ball

28. Sobeslav, Starocesky ball

 

MARCH

1. – 2. Valtice, Festival of moravian meet

2. Velke Bilovice, Children krojovy ball

8. Vrbice, Krojovany ball

14. Roznov pod Radhostem, Arts and crafts market (Josefsky jarmark)

15. Frenstat pod Radhostem, Valassky ball

29. Kovarov, Singing show (Jihocesky zpevacek)

29. Hodonin, Muzikantsky ball

30. Kyjov, Singing show (Jarni zpivani muzskych sboru)

 

APRIL
1. Kovářov, Jarní tvořivé dílny Festival

18.- 23. Moravská Třebová, Dny slovenské kultury Festival

28. Strážnice, Zahájení sezóny Stavění máje event

 

MAY
1. Benesov, Benesovský market

4.- 5. Beroun, Jarní hrnčířské arts and crafts market

10.-12. Velké Losiny, Zpěváček Festival

17. Kutná Hora, Muzejní noc Festival

25. Zubří, Kácení máje Festival

24.- 26. Vlčnov, Jízda králů Festival

25. Rožnov p. Radh., Slabikář devatera řemesel Festival

18. Veselý Kopec, Hrnčířská sobota Festival

26. Svatobořice-Mistřín, Královničky Festival

27. Tábor, Letnice aneb Růžové festival

27.- 28. Strážnice, Abeceda řemesel Festival

 

JUNE
7.- 8. Poděbrady, Folk Festival krále Jiřího

22. Uherské Hradiště, Svatojánský market

15. Nymburk, Postřižinské festival

29. Břeclav, Krojový výlet Festival

 

JULY
14. Strážnice, Hasičská neděle Festival

28.- 29. Rožnov p. Radh., Den řemesel arts and crafts show

 

AUGUST

18. Strážnice, folklor odpoledne Buchlovice

31. Oslavany, Pivní Beer festival

31. Strážnice, Pohádkový les

 

SEPTEMBER

1. Strážnice, folklor hry Strážnice

8. Rožnov p. Radh., Muzicírování s CM Soláň

12. Kolín, Staročeský market

19.-22. Strážnice, Podzim na dědině

22. Rožnov p. Radh., Podzim a zahradě a v chalupě

28. Mladá Boleslav, Svatováclavská jízda

 

OCTOBER
5. Veselý Kopec, Bramborová sobota

 

DECEMBER
7. Jaroměř,Jaroměřský Christmas market

14. Hlinsko, Nativity scene Christmas Event

13. Kovářov, Obchůzka Lucek , Folk Event

15. Velká n. Vel., Christmas singing performances folkgroups