What to do and see in Budapest in June 2024?
Discover the numerous events and activities we have selected for your visit to Budapest in June.
The calendar for Budapest in June 2024 is regularly updated as soon as new events are announced that attract our full attention.
Concerts St. Stephen’s Basilica – every Sunday and Tuesday
Visit St. Stephen’s Basilica in the heart of Budapest and delight in an outstanding classical concert. The venue itself is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, but this is not all that will be breathtaking during the evening. Listen to excellent artists performing the best of the best in classical music. Choose from 3 different concerts and 4 different seating categories, depending on your preferences and budget. Concert every Sunday and Tuesday:
Duration: about 70 minutes. Information on Classical Music Concerts in St Stephen’s Basilica
and tickets – click here
Address: St. Stephen’s Basilica, Szent István ter 1, 5th district, Pest – map –
Rosé festival ‘ROSALIA’ May 31- June 2, 2024
In the park ‘Városliget’, close to the Széchenyi baths and the Heroes’ Square takes place the Festival ROSALIA: during 3 days you can discover the Hungarian wines (rosé, sparkling wines, champagne) thanks to the numerous wine producer’s .
The festival ROSALIA also hosts gastronomic stand, concerts and entertainment for children. Free admission. Opening hours: Friday from 14h00 to Midnight, Saturday from noon to midnight, Sunday from 10h to 21h00. Information on the official website: rosalia.hu.
Address: Festival ROSALIA, Park ‘Városliget’, Pest, XIth district – plan.
Robert Capa The Photojournalist exhibition
Robert Capa the Correspondent, the world’s first permanent exhibition of the work of Robert Capa presents some 140 photographs, many of which have become emblematic, and explores the major stages in the photographer’s life.
Born in Budapest in 1913, Robert Capa, a war correspondent who saw five battlefields, photographed the war, the fighting, the soldiers in the trenches and everyday life in the hinterland as a participant observer, with boundless compassion. Robert Capa had a major impact on the profession of photojournalist and on war photography, as evidenced by his famous and often-quoted phrase: “If your photos aren’t good enough, it’s because you weren’t close enough”.
Hungarian folk dance performance each Saturday
Treat yourself to a cultural extravaganza as the famous Rajkó Folk Ensemble puts on a 1.5-hour dynamic and magical show of traditional music, dances and costumes. Through the dance-theater performance, you will witness a fascinating insight into the costumes, music, and dance heritage of Hungary and its former empire. Each concert starts at night and consists of two halves of 40-45 minutes, with a break for intermission.
National Opera in Budapest
After more than 4 years of renovation, the Hungarian National Opera reopened its doors in 2022! With a capacity of 1200 seats, the National Opera of Budapest inaugurated in 1884 is an iconic place of the Hungarian capital. Discover its architectural beauty and the quality of its representations for an unique evening!
Budapest Opera House Guided Tour
Discover the second largest stage in Europe on this guided tour of the Hungarian State Opera House, a must-see on your trip to Budapest!
A tour of the Opera House of about 60 minutes starts daily at 13.30, 15.00 and 16.30 in English, including a 10mn concert! Booking at least 1 week in advance strongly recommended.
The Night of the Museums – June 22.
Discover the museums of Budapest by attending the ‘Night of the Museums’ (June 22-23). 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: ≈5 €, ≈2 € for children under 18 years old.
Discover the main museums of Budapest in our dedicated article on this link.
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, the Hungarian Parliament, Citadel, Hotel Gellért, and more!
There is also the possibility of a dinner cruise every evening (length around 2h45).
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 parties at the Széchényi baths – Budapest in June
The Széchenyi Baths host the Sparty parties on Saturday evenings in their outdoor baths. In this impressive setting you will experience animations, dancers, 3D projections and DJs live sets for a unique party!
Discover this great video of 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: Széchenyi baths, Állatkerti krt. 9th – 14th district, Pest.