August - the height of summer in Prague, with hot weather and glorious sunshine. There are all kinds of ways to make the most of the long days and mild evenings. Enjoy a wide variety of cultural events that bring Prague to life, whether its a water festival, rainbow parade, or a design market, you're sure to leave your vacation with an experience you'll remember for years to come. Check out our highlights below and get out about in Prague this August.
Prague events for foodies
American Food Day
5 August 2017, Prague Botanical Garden (Prague 7)
Enjoy the American summer in the Prague Botanical garden! Come to taste delicious food from the North & South American continent and listen to Latin music.
Street Food Jam
6 August & 20 August 2017, Cross Club (Prague 7)
Cross Club decided to throw a street food festival every second Sunday during the whole summer. Come to taste various meals, have a drink and listen to popular performers – free of charge!
International Festival of Tea Art
20 August 2017, Old Burgrave's House – Vyšehrad (Prague 2)
The 9th edition of the international festival of tea art from all over the world starts at the crack of dawn at 5 o'clock in the morning with an opening ritual. The festival is conceived as one big tea degustation and is suitable for the whole family.
Náplavka Street Food Festival
26 August 2017, Smíchovská náplavka (Prague 5)
The aim of the festival is to introduce the latest trends in the "street food" gastronomy and give you an opportunity to taste various dishes from all around the world and introduce you to different cultures & tastes.
Food Parade Festival
26 – 27 August 2017, Château Troja (Prague 7)
The seventh year of food festival (and drinks) in the lovely gardens of the baroque Château Troja. In addition to trying great food at dozens of stalls, you can also enjoy a cooking show, cooking classes, curios, novelties and an all-day companion program on the main stage.
Prague events for culture & art enthusiasts
1 June – 30 September 2017, various venues
The aim of this open-air festival is to enrich the public space and offer a new view of the architectural context. Discover works of art by leading local & international artists in Prague!
Summer Shakespeare Festival
27 June – 2 September 2017, various venues
The summer Shakespeare festival is Europe's oldest and biggest open-air theatrical event focused on presenting the works of William Shakespeare.
Prague Film Summer
1 – 31 August 2016, Aero Cinema (Prague 3)
Have you missed any blockbuster from the last season? Let's head to the Aero Cinema in August and see these popular movies for 40 CZK (1,50 €) only!
5 – 6 August 2017, Václav Havel Square (Prague 1)
Traditional design market full of original products. People, who love jewelry, accessories, good food, great drinks and unique "dyzajnmarket" atmosphere, come to this popular event every year.
Prague music festivals & concerts
6 – 13 August 2017, various venues
The culmination of the Prague's „hottest week of the year" takes place on 12th August when a rainbow parade through Prague is held. Culture, sport, educational and other events are happening through the whole week.
Letní Letná – XIV. International Festival of New Circus and Theatre
17 August – 3 September 2017, Letná (Prague 7)
Letní Letná is an international encounter of new circus and theatre, presenting the best new circus companies from around the world. The program includes street art and open air shows, photographic exhibitions, workshops of new circus and much more!
Robbie Williams Concert
19 August 2017, Letňany Airport (Prague 18)
The ex-member of Take That is coming to Prague to introduce his newest album, Heavy Entertainment Show, with an English synthpop duo – Erasure.
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