What to do and see in Budapest in March ?
Discover the numerous events and activities we have selected for your visit to Budapest in March.
The Budapest calendar for March is regularly updated as soon as new events are announced that attract our full attention.


Budapest basilica

In the majestic setting of St. Stephen’s Basilica in the center of Pest a weekly organ concert is offered adapted 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: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Vivaldi, Alessandro Stradella, Tomaso Albinoni, Ferenc Liszt, among others.
Duration: about 70 minutes. Tickets from 20 €!

For Information on organ concert and tickets – click here

Duna String Orchestra
Duna String Orchestra Budapest

You can also attend concerts at the Duna String Orchestra in St. Stephen’s Basilica every Tuesday and Sunday at 20:00. On the program (subject to change): Bach, Händel, Albinoni, Vivaldi, Gounod, Händel, Schubert, Mozart, Bizet, 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

March 15, 2019 – National Day

Hungary National day

On March 15th Hungary celebrates the nationalist insurrection of 1848 against the Austrian domination of the Habsburgs. This war of independence led to the defeat of the insurgents in 1849. To commemorate this Hungarian revolution, Budapest is covered with flags and has several parades and tributes.

Folk Dance show at the Danube Palace -Budapest in March

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

Cruise tour sightseeing

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 the possibility of a dinner cruise every evening (two hours and forty five).

Cruises information in Budapest: click here

You also have the opportunity to dine during your cruise
while admiring Budapest by night!
Cruise on the Danube

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 (November to February with advanced departure at 19:00).

Information and booking – dinner cruise – click here

Spring Market – March 21st to April 22nd

budapest festival
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The Spring Festival at Vörösmarty Square in the city center in Pest welcomes visitors for one month with craft stalls, culinary shows and concerts, among various activities. It’s an unique opportunity to discover Hungarian traditions! Free admissionmapopening times:
Craft stalls: Sunday to Friday: from 10:00 to 20:00, until 21:00 on Saturdays.
Food stands: Sunday to Friday: 10:00 to 21:00, until 22:00 on Saturdays.

SPARTY parties at the Széchényi baths in March 2020

The Széchenyi Baths host the Sparty parties on Saturday evenings, (March 7,14,21 and 28th) 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, SpartybookingVideo 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.

Discover also opera, classical concerts and shows in Budapest in our dedicated article on this link.