Easter in Prague 2024



Prague offers a wide variety of things to do during Easter including markets, cruises, fairs and church services. Easter markets run from mid March to the Easter Monday and feature beautifully decorated stalls, traditional goods, live shows and petting zoos for kids. Easter holiday provides the perfect opportunity to participate in various family-friendly events and activities such as arts and crafts workshops, exhibitions and theatre performances. The Prague zoo, Botanic garden, museums and galleries offer special program with competitions and entertainment. Children can decorate eggs, make their own Easter buns, lambs, chicks or whips.Amazing brunches and traditional Easter menus are available in most restaurants in Prague 1. Celebrate Good Friday and Easter Sunday at one of these top restaurants in Prague. See what's on
in Prague over the Easter weekend!


Easter Events Prague 2023

Easter Monday in the Sign of Folklore
10.4. 2023 from 7.30 p.m.
Folklore Garden

Folklore garden Easter Monday in the Folklore garden will be celebrated with  folklore and a special Easter menu. Visitors can enjoy a unique culinary experience and a folklore program performed by musicians and dancers in beautiful costumes. The price of 900 CZK per person includes a 2.5-hour folklore show, unlimited consumption of local beer, Moravian wine and soft drinks, and a 4-course dinner. Reservation required in advance via email info@folkloregarden.cz or phone +420 724 334 340.
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Easter at Old Armoury Prague
2. - 10.4. from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Kampa, Prague 1

Easter is one of the biggest holidays of the year. The Old Armoury Prague restaurant in Prague's Mala strana district, which specialises in Czech cuisine, celebrates them with a fresh spring menu of traditional Easter specialities. Chef Tomáš Klusáček has put together a special menu using spring ingredients such as young nettles, bear garlic, rabbit, chicken and eggs.  
The festive Eater menu will be served from 2 to 10 April. Booking at + 420 770 198 188.
 
Easter Brunch at Café & Bistro
09. 4. 2023 from 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Hilton Hotel Prague, Pobřežní 311/1, Prague 8

Celebrate a colorful Easter with your family, friends and loved ones in Hilton Hotel Prague! Children can enjoy special Easter activities at the supervised kids' area and take home an Easter surprise. All age groups are invited to join or just watch a creative workshop.   The price 1 590 CZK for adult (children 3-12 years 50% off ) includes welcome drink, themed buffet, live music, special kids' buffet, soft drinks, selected premium wines and local beer. Booking at festivedesk.prague@hilton.com. 

Spring wreaths at Střídačka Na Výstavišti
25.3. 2023 from 1 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Střídačka, Holešovice Exhibition grounds
 
At the Holesovice Exhibition Center you can make beautiful spring decorations such as outdoor wreaths for doors or spring wreaths to decorate your home. A lecturer will be happy to help you and provide you with useful tips and ideas. You can make wreaths playfully, artistically, unconventionally or classically. The material for the production of spring decorations is included in the price of CZK 649 (pre-sale) or CZK 699 (directly on site). The workshop is suitable for individuals and families between the ages of 8 and 99. Come and enjoy a creative spring afternoon!  Free coffee or tea will be available.
www.navystavisti.cz

Welcome spring at the Manifesto
2. 04.2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m
Manifesto Anděl

Manifesto Market is the right place to enjoy the breath of spring with all your senses. Taste seasonal recipes and novelties in the restaurant menu - egg and egg-free, vegetarian or vegan, daily menu from Monday to Friday. Manifesto is cashless, and dogs are also allowed in Manifesto.Take your children to a great themed morning full of fun - Brunch & Beats, which will be in the spirit of Easter. The animators have prepared a variety of activities for your little ones, which they will certainly not be bored with! After the fun, you can enjoy family fun with a live acoustic performance.
www.manifestomarket.com/

Easter fun in Majaland and Dinosauria
6 - 10.4. 2023
POP Airport

Are you wondering where to enjoy the Easter holidays? Head to the POP Airport from April 6 to 10 for a unique and colorful Easter celebrations. Dinosauria in cooperation with the Karel Zeman Museum invite you to experience a journey to prehistoric times with guided tours, screenings of the film "The Journey to Prehistory" as well as an exhibition of fossils linked to this iconic film.
Children will take home a gift - a 3D printed toy. In Majaland, you can try decorating gingerbread Easter eggs with Mirka van Gils Slavíková. Meet Majaland´s popular mascots Mája and Vilík, watch the Easter performance with Myška Eliška and participate in
creative art workshops. Find out more here.
https://pop.cz/outlet/

Easter with Sylvanian families
7.4. 2023 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Shopping Center Letňany

The popular rabbit Freya and the Walnut Squirrel Ralph from Sylvanian Families are heading to the Letňany Shopping Center on April 7, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy lots of fun, a great animation program, a spacious play zone with toys from Sylvanian Families, a photo zone, an exhibition, Easter themed workshops for children or a raffle.
www.oc-letnany.cz

Easter Menu at La Gare
7 - 10.4. 2023
V Celnici 1038/3, Prague 1
https://www.lagare.cz/

At La Gare, the Easter menu is available to guests from Good Friday to Easter Monday and includes the following dishes:
Rabbit pate with foie gras, rhubarb, port wine, pistachios (CZK 398)
Young chicken, glazed vegetables, nettle butter (CZK 527)
Provençale rabbit loin , wild garlic gnocchi, Madeira sauce (CZK 596) For booking, please go to the reservation form.

Jungle Easter Eggs at the Monkey baru
3.4. – 16.4. 2023
Monkey bar, Opletalova 21, Prague 1

Unique Easter desserts are available from April 4 to 16 in the Monkey bar for 200 CZK per piece. Easter eggs ranging from cherry mouse with griotte, through pistachio cream with raspberry coulis up to raffaello style or jungle vibe egg can be ordered to your family Easter gatherings or you can enjoy at the bar along with one of the signature cocktails.
https://monkeybarprague.com/

Easter at the Museum of Public Transport
7. 4. 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Patockova 2, Prague 6

The Museum of Public Transport organizes Easter workshops including egg painting and making easter whips. The event will take place in the courtyard of the museum and tents will be available in case of rain. Admission to the outdoor event is free.
www.dpp.cz

Easter in Ctěnice Chateau Complex
2. 4. 2023 from 10.00–17.00
Ctěnice Chateau Complex

Easter craft workshops in the Ctěnice Chateau complex will offer visitors the opportunity to try some unique, surprising and unusual Easter traditions.
www.muzeumprahy.cz

Traditional Easter Passion Play in front of Loreta
29.4. 2023 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Loreta, Loretanske Square 7

An impressive depiction of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in a traditional Easter Passion play will take place April 29 at Loretánské square in front of Loreta. The theatrical performance will be accompanied by the Loreta carillon. Zbraslav parishioners, volunteers and professionals will all participate in a popular 75-minute-long show.
www.loreta.cz

Easter on Marianske square
31. 3. 2023 – 16. 4. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Marianske square

The stands of non-profit organizations and sheltered workshops will offer visitors Easter goods, pottery, baskets, snacks, such as cakes, cheese, bread and pastries. The City of Prague and the Municipal Library organize on selected days an interesting accompanying program on stage. You can also take an unusual photo with two giant eggs!

Easter at the National Museum of Agriculture
30. - 31.3. 2023 from 12 p.m. to  4 p.m.
National Agricultural Museum

The National Agricultural Museum holds traditional Easter workshops with numerous creative activities for children and adults alike.
www.nzm.cz 

Easter at Pisecka brana
from 26.3. 2023
Písecká brána, K Brusce 5, Prague 6

The opening of the Easter celebrations will take place on March 26 from 2 p.m. It will include creative art workshops, a children's choir performance and the symbolic burning of "Morana". Admission to the event is free. 
www.piseckabrana.cz


 



Prague Easter Markets 2024

Easter Markets Prague 2024

Prague Easter Market at Old Town Square 2024
Being the biggest Easter market in Prague, the Old Town square market with folk music, live craft demonstrations and art workshops for children is a number one event of the Easter weekend. The market offers various culinary treats and traditional Easter goods including hand painted eggs, whips, spring flowers, embroidered cloths or wooden toys. Kids can enjoy fun and creative activities such as painting eggs and production of traditional decorations, chicks or flower pots. During Easter season, Old Town square features a live petting zoo with sheep, goats, rabbits and ponies.
16. 3. 2024 – 7. 4. 2024 daily from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., programme on the stage 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
https://trhypraha.cz/

Easter market at Wenceslas square is taking place at the bottom of the square close to Mustek metro station. In addition to traditional Easter goods and a wide selection of food and drinks, forgotten skills and crafts are showcased at the market.
16. 3. 2024 - 7. 4. 2024 daily from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
https://trhypraha.cz/

Easter market at Peace square is popular and sought-after event for both locals and tourists. The marketplace features live entertainment, food stands, free activities for kids, for example, painting hard-boiled eggs, baking of Easter lamb cakes, creating Easter decorations.
16.03 – 01.04.2024 daily from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
https://www.velikonocnitrhy.cz/

Programme of Easter Market at the Old Town square and Wenceslas square will be published soon.  




ARCHIVE 2023:
Easter market at the Republic square brings an amazing Easter atmosphere to the historic center of Prague. Wooden stands in the area in front of the Palladium Shopping Mall feature traditional Easter products made by Czech craftsmen along with a wide selection of gastronomic specialties and hot and cold drinks.
25. 3. – 16. 4. 2023
Opening hours: Stalls 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Refreshments 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. |

Easter market at Prague castle is held at St. George´s square. The marketplace offers demonstrations of traditional crafts: painting of Easter Eggs, Easter whip braiding or spinning of woolen yarns. Enjoy specialty food, live concerts and dancing of folk groups in traditional costumes.
20. 3. 2023 – 16. 4. 2023
Opening hours: Monday – Thrusday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Friday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Easter market at pedestrian zone Anděl offers handcrafted products, such as Easter whips, floral or wooden decorations, hand painted eggs, tablecloths, pottery and jewerly, as well as traditonal goodies including Easter lamb cakes, gingerbread or marzipan. Find more information here. 
19. 3. 2023 – 09. 4. 2023

Find some things to do in Prague during the Easter 2023 here.  


Walpurgis night celebrations in Prague 2024

“The night of the witches” or “Saints Philip and James Night” is a very old pagan feast, which developed into a popular folk custom. The celebrations of incipient spring, fertility of the earth, rebirth and cleansing fire rituals are hold during the night from April 30 to May 1. Bonfire is an important part of the tradition as the fire was believed to protect against evil forces and illnesses. Even today people gather, lit bonfires and celebrate. Erected in small towns and villages, maypoles, a maple or birch tree decorated with ribbons and spring flowers are traditional symbols of the awakening of nature, abundance and new life.

An overview of events and activities on April 30, 2023 in Prague is extensive.

Witches Celebrations at Hostivař Reservoir 2023
30.4.2023 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Hostivar Reservoir, Prague 10 
www.hostivarskaprehrada.cz/
Located in the middle of Hostivar Forest Park, Hostivar reservoir offers the perfect setting for an outdoor event as well as amazing views. Witches party with concerts, a huge campfire and numerous activities for kids and adults will be held on April, 30 from 2 p.m. on the main beach of Hostivar reservoir. The Programme for kids includes shows, competitions and games. Adults can enjoy music production or roasting sausages on smaller fireplaces. A big fire starts at 7:30 pm as part of a fireshow.

Magic Day at Restaurant Nebozízek, Petřín hill
30.4. 2023 from 2 p.m
Restaurant Nebozízek, Petřín, Prague 1
www.nebozizek.cz

A magical day at Nebozízek, in one of the most beautiful places in Prague, offers a great entertainment along with a unique programme for the whole family on Walpurgis night! Children can enjoy ajumping castle, a slide, a special magician kitchen with various cooking tricks, fun games and competitions, scary inflatable decorations, face painting, witch tattoos, a competition for the best mask and roasting of sausages. A "real" magician will accompany you throughout our program! There will be an outdoor grill and bar as well as stands, where you can buy magician requisites, refreshments and sweets. A cartoonist will draw your own portraits and DJ Kratos, DJ Ujo, DJ Vobster, DJ Flux provide great entertainment for grown-ups. Those who like magic, tricks, meditation, cards interpreting, enchantress, and mysterious rituals will also have fun! Just call for booking on these phone numbers 602 312 582 or 724 818 181.

Fun Afternoon with Witches in the Letňany Shopping Center
30.4. 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Veselská 663, Prague 9
www.oc-letnany.cz

This year, you can celebrate the traditional witches' festival with your children in an unconventional way at the food court on the ground floor of the Letňany Shopping Center.Little wizards and witches will enjoy an afternoon full of fun and activities, face painting, making masks and witch hairstyles. There will be hostesses in costumes or visitors will receive a present for the purchase in the shopping center.

Prague's Witches Night at Ladronka 
30.4.2023 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Ladronka park, Prague 6
www.carodejnicenaladronce.cz

The Town Hall of Prague 6 has prepared for the 16th year the hugely popular event with a rich accompanying program full of music and sport activities. Walpurgis night at Ladronka is a widely-attended gathering with a fantastic programme for the whole family. The programme includes a theatre performance for kids, themed competitions, a magician show, workshops, concerts and numerous stands with food and drinks. The event is free of charge. Find out more on Facebook or website. 

Witches celebration for children in Shipyard Vltava (Loděnice Vltava)
28.04.2023 from 3.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Loděnice Vltava, Prague 8
ddmpraha.cz

The Karlín Spectrum (House of Children and Youth) organizes traditional April festivities at Vltava shipyard (Libeňský ostrov) with magical tasks and competitions, a fairy-tale performance, boat rides, sport activities and traditional Czech sausage roasting on open fire. The witches in Loděnice Vltava features an entertaining programme for children - a bouncy castle, rope obstacles, boat rides, themed competitions and theater performances. After the traditional burning of the witch, you can roast sausages.

Witches at Naplavka
30. 4. 2023 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Smíchovská náplavka, Hořejší nábřeží, Prague 1
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The celebrations at Smíchov embankment will offer a rich program for the whole day - workshops, historical wooden carousel, shooting games, braiding, stilt walkers, giant bubbles, juggling, face painting for children as well as live music, traditional roasting of sausages or fire show at 9 p.m. Free entry.

Witches Celebrations at Little Quarter
30.4. 2023 from 3 p.m. 
Kampa park + other locations
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Celebrations at Kampa park start at 3 p.m. and include a rich program, live performances and refreshment stalls. Children can enjoy a bouncy castle, a traditional wooden carousel or a knight's path with competitions. The parade sets off at 6 p.m. from Malostranske square goes along Mostecka street, Charles Bridge, Kampa and Kampa Park. The burning of witches in Kampa Park will take place around 7 p.m.

Witches Night at Chodov Fortress (Chodovska tvrz) 
30. 4. 2023 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Park in front of the Chodov Fortress
chodovskatvrz.cz 

Children and adults can enjoy great afternoon programme, acrobatic performance, a fairy-tale, games and competitions. Live music, a huge fire with a witch, refreshment stands and roasting of sausages. Free entrance. 

Witch Burning Festival at Chvaly Chateau  
30.4.2023 from 2:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Na Chvalské tvrzi 857, Prague 9 - Horní Počernice
www.chvalskyzamek.cz/akce/

Chvaly chateau and the Town Hall of Prague 20 invite visitors for a 31st year of the popular witch burning event to Witches 2023 - Buty, Rockset Tribute band and a concert for children by the Bombarďák band. Children's music, dance and sports performances, a salon with free face painting, hair-styling and make-up for women start at 2 p.m. The celebrations will include fairground attractions, a magic performance, medieval games and an interactive concert full of fun and dancing. Refreshments, small and large fire, sausages roasting and music will be available at the Chvalská fortress. The legendary Czech band Mňága a Žďorp will perform in the evening!

Witch Burning for children at Ulita 2023
30.04.2023 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
DDM Prague 3 - building Ulita Na Balkáně 17a
www.ulita.cz/akce

Come and celebrate with your children the arrival of spring in Ulita!  You can look forward to art workshops, sports competitions, experiments and magic.  There will be outdoor refreshments, roasting of sausages, live music and a pleasant atmosphere. Come in costumes to Ulita's magical party!  Come in costume and go on a magical spree with us! The capacity of the event is 300 people, tickets can be picked up in advance at Ulita's reception from 1.4. Without a pre-collected ticket, it will be possible to participate in the event only until the capacity of 300 people is filled.

Witch hunt for children at the Station of Young Technicians
78.04. 2023 from 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Station of technicians, Pod Juliskou 2a 160 00 Prague 6
www.ddmpraha.cz

Traditional event for kids in front of the Station of Young Technicians (House of Children and Youth) inludes thematic fun activities for kids, craft workshops, swap of plants orroasting of sausages at Paletovisko.  The accompanying programme will take place in the yard in front of Stejšn. Theatre performance starts at 3 p.m.  

The witches at the Zmrzlík Equestrian Center
30.04. 2023 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
Equestrian Center Zmrzlík, Prague 5
www.ddmpraha.cz

You can experience an unconventional magical afternoon at the Equestrian Center Zmrzlik. Children will perform tasks and competition and they will most likely encounter horse friends. Whoever completes tasks, will get a small reward. Free admission.

Witches Celebrations for children at Klamovka Klub, Prague 5
27.04. 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Klamovka Park 
www.ddmpraha.cz

Afternoon full of games, competitions, art activities, singing with a guitar and roasting of sausages with Klamovka Klub (House of Children and Youth) is suitable especially for small kids ages 3 – 15. Simple games, a fenced playground, a limited number of visitors as well as peaceful atmosphere. The comsuption of alcohol is not allowed at this event. The entrance is free of charge and the reservation in not mandatory. Costumes are welcome.

Children and youth houses as well as municipal districts organize witches´ gatherings for kids with fun competitions and engaging programs. Explore our “What´s on section” for a list of events on Witches Night Celebrations in Prague.




Butterflies - the magic of transformation at Prague Botanic Garden

19. 4. - 2. 6. 2024, Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fata Morgana Greenhouse

Live butterflies return to enchant visitors at Prague Botanic Garden


An annual exhibition of exotic butterflies visited by thousands of children and adults will be held from April 19 to June 2, 2024 at Prague Botanic Garden in Troja. Iridescent butterflies among blooming tropical plants will be on view at Fata Morgana Greenhouse. Enchanting and educational exhibition will introduce 5.000 pupae and 50 types of butterflies, brought from from a butterfly farm in Stratford-upon-Avon, in lush tropical vegetation of the tropical jungle.

This year´s exhibition will focus on the mysterious aspects of their life. You will learn how butterflies seek food for themselves and for the caterpillars. You will find out what butterflies are poisonous and how the poison gets from a plant through a caterpillar to a butterfly. Why the wings of some butterflies shine? How do they find the the right partners. Which butterfly species travel great distances every year during its annual migration? How butterflies fly thousands of kilometers without getting lost? How far can butteflies fly? How does the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly actually work?

An exhibition offers an opportunity to learn more about the butterfly lifecycle stages, the process of metamofphosis and about butterfly's roles in ecosystems.

Enjoy a fascinating experience and explore the beautiful forms and bright colors of butterflies, the intricacy of their markings, and their graceful movement in the air and around flowers!

Find more at: www.botanicka.cz