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Szeged Open-Air Festival

The Szeged Open-Air Festival held in Dom tér from June to August is the largest cultural festival in Hungary. The outdoor theatre in front of the Votive Church seats up to 6000 people. Main events include an opera, …
Fair in Hortobágy National Park

Hortobágy Bridge Fair

This century-old fair held in Hortobágy around St Stephen's Day (20 August) has dance, street theatre, folklore performances, local dishes and the occasional horse and pony for good measure.
Parade in Debrecen

Flower Carnival

The grandaddy of Debrecen's festivals, the week-long Flower Carnival held in mid-August includes a flowery float parade.
Music in Kecskemét

Hirős Week Festival

Seven days of folk- and pop-music concerts in mid-August.
Flower in Szeged

Szőreg Rose Days

Three-day rose festival in late June in the Szőreg district of Szeged, southeast of the centre, with new breeds on display as well as parades and entertainment.
Rodeo in Hortobágy National Park

National Gulyás Competition & Shepherd’s Meeting

Cattle herdsmen test their skills in competition, with a competition for cooking gulyás (a thick beef soup cooked with onions and potatoes) thrown in.
Performing Arts in Debrecen

Spring Festival

Comprehensive arts festival from mid-March to mid-April featuring music, theatre, exhibitions, films and literature.
Wine in Szeged

Szeged Wine Festival

A 10-day wine-oriented extravaganza in mid-May with 160 wineries in attendance, centred mostly around Dom tér.
Wine in Kecskemét

Kecskemét Apricot Brandy & Wine Festival

Vintners and distillers from around the country set up tasting booths on the town squares of Kecskemét.
Food & Drink in Szeged

International Tisza Fish Festival

Three-day festival celebrating Szeged's most iconic comestible in early September.