Wine festivals in Prague 2023

Held each year after the end of grape-picking season, Prague wine festivals are very popular and long-awaited events among locals and wine enthusiasts. Traditional autumn festivities typically include concerts, shows, food stalls with regional specialties as well as the tasting of young wine and partly fermented wine called “burčák”. Grape harvest festivals are very family-friendly as the programs boast various child-friendly activities, such as music, theatre performances, pony rides, thematic workshops and competitions. The harvest celebrations usually occur in September and feature wine growers mainly from Southern Moravia, Central Bohemia and Prague. Numerous wine events goes on in Prague in September, for dates, programs, locations check the comprehensive list of wine festivals below or visit “What's on in Prague”.  

Wine Festival Vinohrady 2023
08.9. - 09.9. 2023
Jiriho z Podebrad square
The 27th year of the Vinohrady Wine Festival on Jiřího z Poděbrad square will take place on Friday and Saturday on September 8 and 9. Inspired by the period of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, the festival will be attended by winemakers from all over Europe, including Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine or Poland. Treats on offer range from Moravian and Czech wine, sausages, potato spirals, cheeses to coffee, must and cakes. Small independent wine merchants sell award-winning, specially selected, exclusive wines. Live music is available on both days. Families with children can relax in the kid´s area with a merry-go-round, creative workshops and fun activities. The entrance to the festival is free. 

Wine Festival at Prague Castle 
9. 9. 2023 – 10. 9. 2023 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Royal Garden of Prague Castle, Prague Castle, Prague 1 - Hradčany
The best Moravian and Bohemian wine-growers present their products after the annual harvest on the Wine festival of Prague Castle. There is wide selection of sparkling wine, Moravian young wine “burčák”, freshly pressed grape juice and traditional Czech and regional products. The festival features attractive cultural program including performances of folk ensembles, demonstrations of historical fencing and an interactive educational competition for kids. Entrance to the festival at the Royal Garden is free. 

Saint Claire Wine Harvest Festival at Prague Botanic Garden 2023
16. 9. 2023 – 17. 9. 2023
Botanic garden Prague, Fata Morgana Greenhouse, Trojská 800/196, Prague 7 – Troja
Held on St. Claire Vineyard in the Prague Botanic Garden, St. Claire Wine Festival  offers beautiful views of the city, winery tours, regional foods, folk music, dance shows and wine tastings all weekend long. For a small fee visitors can witness the winemaking process in different stages and get insight into how grapes are transformed into wine. Rich local produce includes quality varietal wines, cuvées and brandy. This small Prague vineyard is renowned for its high quality "burcak", half-fermented wine, because local wine makers select carefully the best grapes during its production. 

Troja Wine Festival 2023
9. 9. 2023
Troja Castle Garden, U Trojského zámku 1, Prague 7 - Troja
Troja Wine Festival takes place in the courtyard of the 17th-century Troja Chateau and includes live music, cultural programme, wine tastings of Czech and Moravian wines and great local foods. It is a family friendly event with a kids play area and fun activities. 

Wine Festival in Grebovka (Havlíčkovy sady) 2023
22. 9.– 23. 9. 2023
Peace square (Friday) and Havlíčkovy sady (Saturday), Prague 2 - Vinohrady
The City of Prague 2 will hold a traditional Wine Festival in Grebovka on Saturday, September 23. On Friday the 22nd, the wine celebrations will take place on Peace Square. As the district of Prague 2 has been a setting for a wide selection of films, the basic theme of this year's wine festival is the connection between wine and film. Wine Harvest Festival in Havlíčkovy sady is probably the largest and the most visited annual event of its kind in Prague. Grebovka or Havlíčkovy sady is a hidden gem of a park, with lush green areas, stalactite cave and enchanting vineyard with gazebo. Wine tasting, entertainment of all kinds, shows and bands performing pop, rock, jazz and folk songs on different music stages attract large crowds. Families with kids will appreciate interesting accompanying program, engaging educational activities, art workshops, theater performances and competitions. The entrance is free. There is certain to be something for everyone!

Malostranske Wine Festival: Horňacke festivities
16.9. 2023 from 2 p.m
Kampa Park, Prague 1
On September 16, from 2 p.m., Kampa Park invites you to an afternoon full of folklore, dulcimer music, authentic atmosphere, stalls of local winemakers, sausage makers and producers of craft items. You can experience the unique atmosphere of Horňacke festivities right in the heart of Prague and listen to a band with dancers from the Horňácko region. Tastings of "burčák" (Half-fermented wine) and wines by leading winemakers from Moravia will take place and Czech, who will also bring home-made sausages and slivovice. Free entry.

Saint Wenceslas Wine Festival 2023
23. 9. 2023 from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Villa Richter, Staré zámecké schody 6/251, Prague 1 - Hradčany
Saint Wenceslas Wine Festival happens annually below Prague castle on the oldest vineyard in the Czech republic – Saint Wenceslas vineyard. It was established in the 10the century and, according to the legend,  Saint Wenceslas himself planted wine and harvested grapes in order to produce the sacramental wine. The festival offers wine tastings, great food, live music as well as the most amazing views of Prague!