What is Budapest This Week?
Budapest This Week is a weekly guide with our curated list of the best events, activities and things to do in Budapest. From dance performances and exhibition openings to hot new restaurants and festivals, we cover the very best of what Budapest has to offer. Whether you’re a native of Budapest, a local expat or a traveler, we guarantee that you’ll love this weekly guide.
GÁBOR HORVÁTH “TOJÁS” TRIO
Where? iF Café – 19 Ráday Street, 1092 Budapest view map
When? Thursday 7:30pm
An outstanding pianist and composer, Gábor Horváth has achieved considerable success over the last 10 years in Hungary as well as abroad. He obtained his diploma at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and has been an active jazz-musician and composer ever since. Gábor has performed and toured with world-famous American jazz-pianist, Joey Calderazzo, and they also recorded an album in 2012 called Another Child along with Transform Quintet.
Gábor Horváth “Tojás” – piano
Balázs Horváth – double bass
Attila Gálfi – drums
Where? Millenáris – Kis Rókus Street, 1024 Budapest view map
When? From Thursday to Sunday
Did you know that Budapest has a growing street food scene with great burger places? The Hamburger Days is an excellent 4-day event where you can try the best hamburgers in town. With over 30 places and more than 150 types of burgers, the organizers guarantee that you’ll find your favorite hamburger in Budapest. Check out the official website for more info on the event. Featured image by Flickr user Susan Lucas Hoffman.
NIGHT OF MUSEUMS
Where? Various locations
The Night of Museums is one of the most exciting annual events in Budapest and Hungary. Participating museums are open during the night and visitors can enjoy special events, such as concerts, theater performances and more. Visit the event’s official website to see the list of participating museums and their events.
Where? Erzsébet Square, 1051 Budapest view map
When? Sunday from 11am to 7pm
If you want to check out the Budapest fashion and design scenes or maybe want to get some truly unique gifts or souvenirs while in town, then make sure you visit the WAMP design market in the center of Budapest. WAMP is a community event taking place once or more than once a month in the hub of Budapest where emerging Hungarian designers showcase their works. A place where design meets urban hungarians, tourists and expats. It is also a meeting place for creative and trend setter young people. WAMP opens up to the world once a year, and invites the greatest talents and design professionals from around the globe to showcase their work and talent in Budapest.