The 32 nd edition of the Festival of Folk Arts, Feast of the Families.
This year between the 17th and the 20th of August the Buda Castle will turn to be for the 32rd time the meeting place of the most important and popular representatives of traditional craftsmenship. The Festival of Folk Arts already well-known by many, is the long-awaited family event of the year, where children and adults can get acquainted with the traditional folk art culture, can try folk crafts, can admire the artwork of craftsmen and can meet with such peculiar craftsmen as fish skin sewers, bow-maker, calligraphy, miniature makers and representatives of many other special crafts.
The main characters of the event are the Hungarian craftsmen who are the eloquent bearers and forwarders of the practical and spiritual knowledge and values of many centuries. In addition to the more than 800 Hungarian and cross-border masters, the festival has been hosting foreign craftsmen for many years. The special guests of the 32nd edition of the Festival of Folk Arts will be masters from the Visegrad Group Countries( V4). This year the main theme of the event will be weaving and spinning - the most ancient branches of traditional folk crafts.
In addition to this, the unmissable family festival of the Summer offers all-day long stage programs, dance performances, activities for children, concerts and a real festive atmosphere that will make the 32nd Festival of Folk Arts an unforgettable experience for all its visitors.
Festival of Folk Arts
Festival tickets are valid throughout the day!
Opening: 10.00 AM
Opening hours of the Festival of Folk Arts:10.00 AM - 11.00 PM, on the august of 20th to 9.00 PM
The market will be open for public from 10.00 AM to 9.00 PM,
and you can enjoy the programme of the stages and gastronomy until 11.00 PM.
Full price ticket: 2500 HUF
Reduced price 1500 HUF (youths aged 4-18 and retired)
2 adults és 1 youths aged under 14: 5400 HUF
2 adults és 2 youths aged under 14: 6400 HUF
2 adults és 3 youths aged under 14: 7400 HUF
2 adults és 4 youths aged under 14: 8400 HUF
Free admission for children under the age of 4
The Hungarian National Gallery's permanent exhibitions can be visited with a combined ticket during the Festival of Folk Arts.The tickets are also valid to the exhibitions of the Budapest History Museum - Castle Museum.
The use of elevator (national Széchényi Library) and Buda Castle Funicular is not included in ticket price.You can visit the festival only with a valid and undamaged wristband.
By purchasing a ticket the buyer accepts the event's policy.
Before you enter, please don't forget to exchange your ticket for a wristband at the information desk at Clark Ádám Square or Szent György Square.
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