February may be the shortest month of the year but is packed with special events here in Prague! Use our events calendar to guide you to the best things to do this month: taste a delicious meal from locals at Restaurant Day, experience typical „zabíjačka" at masopust events, watch movies from all around the world or dance a night away!
Prague events for foodies
Grand Restaurant Festival
15 January – 28 February 2017, selected restaurants
This year's motto "Baroque on your plate" will accompany the 8th year of the popular gastro-feast for all foodies and let you sample all the specialties of the best and most interesting Prague restaurants at discounted festival prices (degustation menu prices will range from 250 CZK to 600 CZK).
Start of the new season at Náplavka Farmers' Market
4 February 2017, Náplavka Riverbank (Prague 1)
The most popular farmers' market in Prague will be available again! Come to grab some farm fresh products – from handmade farmstead cheeses to cosmetics. From February 4, then every Saturday from 8am till 2pm.
Restaurant Day Prague
18 February 2017, various venues
A food carnival created by local people organizing and visiting one-day restaurants worldwide. The idea of the day is to have fun, share new food experiences and enjoy our common living environments together.
Sea & Grill Delifest
24 – 26 February 2017, Forum Karlín (Prague 8)
Organizers promise an unforgettable weekend brimming with the best food, drinks and first class entertainment. Let's head to the Forum Karlín to create your own tasting menu with signature dishes from a selection of the best restaurants, eateries and wine shops.
Prague events for music lovers
11 February 2017, Forum Karlín (Prague 8)
The Finnish metal band from Helsinki celebrates 20 years since the release of the album "Plays Metallica by Four Cellos". Come to Forum Karlín and celebrate with them!
Paul van Dyk
25 February 2017, SaSazu (Prague 7)
The legendary Paul Van Dyk is back after his fall offstage and serious injuries and we're extremely excited to have him back in Prague! Join him on this party to wish him all the best.
Let it Roll Winter
25 February 2017, PVA Letňany (Prague 9)
They say this is the world's largest Drum&Bass festival. Come there and make sure about it!
Prague events for art & culture enthusiasts
Ennio Morricone Concert
4 February 2017, O2 Arena (Prague 9)
The five-time Oscar nominee (has scored over 500 films) and Academy Honorary Award Recipient returns back to Prague again! The Italian composer will be performing the greatest works from his career that spans 60 years, with his beloved Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
Free Admission Days at the National Gallery
4 – 5 February 2017, National Gallery (Prague 7)
The National Gallery in Prague is celebrating its 221st anniversary on the weekend of 4 and 5 February 2017. On those days, admission to all permanent and short-term exhibitions is free of charge!
13 – 18 February 2017, Palace Akropolis & Ponec Theatre (Prague 3)
The festival is focused on new circus with contemporary dance, physical, visual theatre and genres from current music scene. This year's program is based on CircusNext laureates and other top artists from all over the Europe.
22 February 2017 – June 2017, Prague Exhibition Grounds (Prague 7)
Let's experience the science and splendor of the human body. This unique exhibition features real full-bodies and organs, providing a detailed, three-dimensional vision of the human form rarely seen outside of an anatomy lab. The exhibition is open every day from 9am till 8pm. Admission fee: 300 CZK from Monday till Friday and 350 CZK on weekends.
Prague events for film buffs
Nordic Film Winter
9 – 15 February 2017, Lucerna Cinema (Prague 1)
Do you share a deep interest in Nordic films? Then go to the Lucerna Cinema and join the world of Nordic films, first releases both in the Czech Republic and abroad.
Spanish Film Festival La Película
14 – 19 February 2017, Světozor Cinema (Prague 1)
The 12th annual Spanish Film Festival introduces the best of Spanish cinema to Czech audience.
Night of the Ad-Eaters
24 February 2017, Lucerna Cinema (Prague 1)
A five-hour-plus marathon of TV advertisements at Lucerna cinema featured over 300 adverts from various decades and different parts of the world.
Shockproof Film Festival
28 February – 5 March 2017, Cinema Aero (Prague 3)
The Shockproof Film Festival goes beyond the usual film-watching experience and offers a unique opportunity to share the imagination of film makers whose vision of the world and the film art is „different".
Family & other interesting events in Prague
The Masopust (literally "good-bye to meat") is the carnival season between the Three Kings Day to Ash Wednesday celebrated across the whole city. Most neighborhoods across Prague have their own Masopust celebrations, taking place either on local squares, a series of streets or at a favorite local pub. Now, it′s up to you to decide where enjoy a masopust merry: Žižkov, Hlubočepy, Karlín or Lesser Quarter area.
Winter Run Prague
25 February 2017, Ladronka (Prague 6)
Do you like jogging? Do you like when your cheeks feel the cold's bite and the feel of exerting yourselves during winter? We know you do. Let's join this event and enjoy this winter running experience (4 km or 8 km).
St. Matthew's Fair (Matějská pouť)
25 Febuary – 17 April 2017, Prague Exhibition Grounds (Prague 7)
Visit the most famous and most visited fair in the Czech Republic – Matějská (St. Matthew's), held annually in the spring months! Come and taste a cotton candy or have a stab at a roller coaster, ferris wheel or popular bumper cars.
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