What to do and see in Budapest in June 2020?
Discover the numerous events and activities we have selected for your visit to Budapest in June. The Budapest calendar for June is regularly updated as soon as new events are announced that attract our full attention.
CONCERTS ST. STEPHEN’S BASILICA
In the majestic setting of St. Stephen’s Basilica in the center of Pest a weekly Organ concert is conducted by Miklós Teleki. The arias of the program are performed by Kolos Kováts, one of the most famous singers of oratorio concerts in Hungary, and you can also listen to the flutist, Eleonóra Krusic.
Concert every Thursday at 8:00 pm (with program subject to change): Mozart: Fantasy in F minor K 608, Antonio Vivaldi: 4 Seasons – Winter (Largo), Alessandro Stradella: Pieta Signore, Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio, Ferenc Liszt: Choral,…
Duration: about 70 minutes. Tickets from 20 €!For Information on Organ Concert and tickets – click here
BUDAPEST HOSTING EURO 2020
Euro 2020 in Budapest is a first for the Hungarian capital, which is co-hosting the event with 11 other European cities on the occasion of the competition’s 60th anniversary.
Euro 2020 takes place from June 12 to July 12, 2020. Budapest will host matches with FIFA World Cup winner France and the current UEFA European Championship titleholder Portugal! Budapest will host in total these 4 matches of the competition:
Tuesday June 16: Winner of dam A (D) – Portugal (6 p.m.). Saturday June 20: Winner of dam A (D) – France (3 p.m.). Wednesday June 24: Portugal – France (9 p.m.).
In the knockout phase: Sunday, June 28: 8th finals 1C – 3D / E / F (6 p.m.).
Discover also our article ‘Euro 2020 in Budapest’ on this link.
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, Euro 2020 is postponed to the summer of 2021. The dates for Euro 2020 in Budapest shifted to 2021 have not yet been communicated.
Further information will be available on the UEFA website on this link.
The Night of the Museums – 20 and 21 June
Discover the museums of Budapest by attending the ‘Night of the Museums’ (June 20-21). Thanks to a single ticket you can discover the main museums of Budapest and use at will the special bus that connects the museums. The ticket can be purchased from the participating museums and at the ticket offices of Budapest Public Transport Metro Stations (‘BKK’). Many events are organized for this event in many museums.
Adult ticket price: 1700 Ft (≈5 €), 800 Ft for children under 18 years old.
Discover the main museums of Budapest in our dedicated article on this link.
CONCERT DUNA STRING ORCHESTRA BUDAPEST
You can also attend concerts at the Duna String Orchestra in Budapest every Tuesday and Sunday at 20:00. On the program (subject to change): Bach (Air BWV 1068), Händel (Rejoice), Albinoni (Adagio), Vivaldi (The Four Seasons ‘Extracts’), Gounod (Ave Maria), Händel (Largo, opera Xerxes), Schubert (Ave Maria), Mozart, Wolfgang (Requiem ‘extracts’), Bizet (Agnus Dei), among others.
Duration: about 70 minutes. Tickets from 37 € in category C.For information Concert Orchestra Duna String and tickets – click here
Address: Szent István ter 1, 5th district, Pest – map –
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION ROBERT CAPA
Discover the photography exhibition, ‘Robert Capa – The Correspondent’, which gathers 50 photographs of the famous Hungarian photographer reporter. The selection of works presented at the Center Robert Capa in the city center traces his illustrious career, so you can witness the great conflicts and events of the twentieth century .
Open hours: every day from 11:00 to 19:00.
Address: Robert Capa Center, Nagymező utca 8., 6th round. , Pest – Map – Website.
MATTHIAS CHURCH CONCERT – 5,6,19,26 & 27th of June
In the magnificent Matthias Church in the historic old town of Buda classical music concerts are held on 5,6,19,26 and 27th at 19:00 with the Budapest Duna String Orchestra performing compositions by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Vivaldi, among others.
Address: Szentháromság tér 2, 1st district, Buda – map .
FOLK DANCE SHOW AT THE DANUBE PALACE
Discover the art of folk dance in Hungary during a 90-minute show (including an intermission) in the unique setting of the Danube Palace in Pest in the city center.
A true testimony of the Hungarian heritage, this show reveals the tradition of the costumes, music and dance of Hungary and its former empire.
Tickets (3 categories) are also offered with pick-up service.
Duration: about 90 minutes. Tickets from 24 €.Folk Dance Show information and tickets – click here
Budapest Cruises on the Danube River
Discover Budapest with a cruise on the Danube (45mn-1h), day and night, to admire Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Hungarian Parliament, Citadel, Hotel Gellért, and more.
There is also the possibility of a dinner cruise every evening (two hours and forty five)!
In the evening departing at 19:45, you can enjoy a two and a half hour cruise on the Danube accompanied by a four-course dinner and the musical performance of local Hungarian artists:
SPARTY bath parties at the Széchényi baths in June
The Széchenyi Baths host the Sparty parties on Saturday evenings (613,20 and 27th) in their outdoor baths. In this impressive setting you will experience animations, dancers, 3D projections and DJs live sets for a unique winter evening ! Information and tickets are on the site, Spartybooking. Video of the Sparty event:
The Széchenyi baths can be reached by public transport via the Metro M1 – Széchenyi fürdő station – and the trolley bus 72 – Széchenyi fürdő station.
Address: Állatkerti krt. 9th – 14th district, Pest.