Autumn is soon here in Budapest with a range of great events to see for yourself. From September to November, Budapest is offering exciting programs, festivals, fairs, concerts, and more.
Besides the many events, there are two public holidays during autumn time in Budapest, which does not mean that life comes to a standstill, but shopping options will be limited:
October 23: 1956 Revolution Memorial Day
October 31 – November 1: All Saint’s Day & All Souls’ Day
Best Budapest Autumn Events
Some of the best events in Budapest are the following programs from September to November. Please check our Budapest Events Guide calendar for the exact dates of the upcoming festivals, concerts, exhibitions, fairs, etc.
One of the biggest festival in Budapest in autumn is the Budapest Wine Festival.
Coming for a weekend and planning to rock at an awesome party in Budapest? One unique choice should not be missing from your list of party events: the autumn Pool party series in Budapest, almost every Saturday from Sept to December in Budapest. Don’t forget that the location of parties in Budapest Baths varies, could be Szechenyi Bath or Lukacs Baths.
Take a romantic autumn dinner cruise on the river Danube, and marvel at the genuine colorful beauty, and century old grace of Budapest, Hungary.
Come and see Budapest’s beautiful sights by the river Danube from a modern panorama boat in autumn. Day time or night time, shines or rains, it is always a great way to get to the heart of Budapest in a peaceful hour.
Come and visit the beer lovers’ paradise and enjoy the malts, hops and other produces of Hungary: the Craft Beer Festival in the city centre of Budapest.
Explore the beautiful autumn sights in the Buda Castle on a Segway. The top of the Castle Hill in Budapest is literally a mini city, a historical little town within the big city, so it is best discovered on a chic and rolling Segway. We warned you, there is a lot to explore.
Come and visit the friendly and local street festival in Kazinczy Street Budapest in autumn. There is a range of nice activities set amongst the Jewish sights of Budapest.
Do you love sports and fun? Why not check out the amazing acrobatic basketball players in the Heroes Square? The City Park is packed with open air events in the autumn season, and this special event sounds entertaining for all.
If you like good concerts, klezmer and world music, classical concerts, shows, the Jewish Culture Festival in Budapest is a highlight of the autumn.
Art lovers are recommended a lesser known artsy event: Gozsdu Montmartre Festival is art taken out to the living and breathing streets of Budapest.
One especially peculiar and unforgettable programme in Budapest is a live horse & coach race in a historical setting: the Hungarian National Gallop takes place on the spacious Heroes Square in Budapest centring the Millennial Monument.
Sweet, sweet life in Budapest? Definitely. Come and taste Hungary’s most delicious chocolates, the stalls will be packed with chocolaty delicacies in front of St. Stephen’s Basilica.
Come and try the original Chimney Cake in the autumn Chimney Cake Festival Budapest.
Enjoy exhibitions, concerts and performances in MUPA Budapest in the European Bridges Art Festival.
The World Press Photo Exhibition In Budapest needs no introduction for photo lovers and documentary fans. A must see for facing the greatest news photos, all packed in one month long exhibition.
World famous documentary films – made in various countries by international artists – will be on the screens of underground movies in Budapest. Go beyond the mainstream in Hungary for more depths.
Celebrate Halloween evening in Budapest. Get a costume and hop on the Halloween party boat on the river, witness the Halloween side of the Danube with buildings like the Gresham Palace, or the Whale.
Light up the Heroes Square with your own home-made Halloween Pumpkin. Just make a funny or scary pumpkin with a candle, and bring it to the Heroes Square to the Halloween Pumpkin Festival. The statues of the heroes will be grateful for a little fun.
Come and taste Hungary’s most delicious sausages and drink a palinka in Pálinka & Sausage Festival, Budapest
If you are freezing and hungry after a long sightseeing in Budapest, you should definitely check out the Hungarian Barbecue and Mulled Wine Festival Budapest.
Rhythm and joy: be part of the world music style concerts in MUPA, get your tickets for the Budapest Ritmo World Music Program.
Vegetarians close your ears & eyes, hold your nose ….. lots of meat coming to Budapest, some of the most delicious pork meat products & sausages will be celebrated at the Pork Meat & Sausage Festival.
Yummy cakes and pastries are hard to resist if you visit the Cookie & Cake Festival Budapest. You can still go jogging in the autumn, and burn away all those irresistible desserts.