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.
CONCERTS – ST. STEPHEN 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 €!
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, Händel, Albinoni, Vivaldi, Gounod, Händel, Schubert, Mozart, Bizet, among others.
Duration: about 70 minutes. Tickets from 33 € in category C.
Address: Szent István ter 1, 5th district, Pest – map –
Matthias Church Concerts – Budapest in March
In the magnificent Matthias Church in the historic old town of Buda classical music concerts are held at 19:00 with the Budapest Duna String Orchestra performing compositions by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Vivaldi, among others (from €35 in category B).
Dates to be confirmed soon.
Address: Szentháromság tér 2, 1st district, Buda – map .
March 15, 2019 – 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 €.
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 the possibility of a dinner cruise every evening (two hours and forty five).
You also have the opportunity to dine during your cruise while admiring Budapest by night!
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).
Spring Market – March 21st to April 22nd
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 admission – map –opening 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, 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.