As long as you don't mind the heat, July is a great time in Prague. From open-air theater to concerts to street food festivals, we break down events worth checking out!
Prague music festivals & concerts
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.
Guns N' Roses Concert
4 July 2017, Letňany Airport (Prague 18)
The American hard rock band announced to extend their Not In This Lifetime Tour and Prague will be not missed. The show takes place on American Independence Day. Come to celebrate with them!
Bohemia Jazz Fest
10 – 11 July 2017, Old Town Square (Prague 1)
The largest free music festival in Europe draws upwards of 80,000 visitors every year. It has become a summer ritual with jazz fans from all over Central Europe to see and hear the world's greatest jazz performers – completely free! In addition to jazz, there will also be a thrilling blend of blues, funk and world music.
Summer Festivities Of Early Music
11 July – 7 August 2017, various venues
The international music festival offers music from the 16th to 18th century, performed by leading foreign and home musicians. This festival is unique in its reach into the field of baroque theatre and dance, featuring period costumes, original choreography, and baroque gesture, rhetoric and makeup.
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!
Prague Street Theatre Festival
10 – 13 July 2017, Exhibition Grounds Holešovice (Prague 7)
The four day festival with the best of new circus, buffoonery and street theatre will be held on the premises of the Prague Exhibition Grounds where the visitors can expect performances in the open air as well as in circus tent, dance and street parties.
Prague events for foodies
Street Food Jam
9 July & 23 July 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!
French Market on Kampa
12 – 16 July 2017, Kampa (Prague 1)
The annual traditional French Market- Le Marché du 14 Juillet, will be traditionally held on Kampa Island. It's a perfect place where you can sit with friends and with a glass of good wine and a dish of something special to go with it, here under the trees in the city center, near the Charles Bridge.
Prague Picnic Festival
15 – 16 July 2017, Střelecký Island (Prague 1)
Experience the real picnic atmosphere in the heart of Prague. Bring your own picnic equipment or rent one here and taste all the delicacies. You can also take part in wing eating competition or watch a bartender competition.
Finger Food Festival
15 July 2017, Tiskárna na vzduchu (Prague 7)
Come taste the best finger food dishes & tasting menus from early evening to the night. It's going to be a romantic dinner during the sunset and a party of great food in the backdrop of the Industrial Palace.
Prague events for fashion lovers
MINT: Weekend Market
every Saturday, Holešovice Market (Prague 7)
Skip the mall and go shopping to Holešovice Market (Hall Nr. 13 – to be more accurate), you'll discover pretty new design market that sells independent fashion, jewelry and unique accessories to all – locals or travelers! Open every Saturday, all day usually from 9am until 6pm. Psssst, here's a quick look how does it look like inside!
1 – 2 July 2017, Náměstí Republiky (Prague 1)
Traditional design market full of original products. People, who love jewelry, accessories, good food, great drinks and creative atmosphere, come to this popular event every year.
14 – 16 July 2017, Sacre Coeur Park (Prague 5)
The slide festival is back! Come and try the longest slide in the Czech Republic! After sliding, go for bodyzorbing or just relax and be sure not to miss their Saturday's „silent party".
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