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Prague Events Guide 2017

Prague events » May 2017

Prague hosts events all year round, from the Christmas and Easter markets to the Prague Marathon, food and beer festivals, special exhibitions, pop concerts, and folk and classical music festivals. 2017 is no exception.


  May 2017

Retro - Exhibition
Retro - Exhibition
Date: 01 May 2017 - 23 July 2017
Covering fashion to technology, designer furniture to applied arts, travel back in time at the National Museum New Building to see the fashion and furnishings popular in the different eras of the 20th century. Retro play areas form part of the exhibition, to keep the little ones entertained.
Where: National Museum, Wenceslas Square 68, New Town, Prague 1.
Website: Retro - Exhibition

Noah’s Ark - Exhibition
Noah’s Ark - Exhibition
Date: 01 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
This exhibition at the National Museum New Building reveals the remarkable beauty and diversity of animal species on Earth, and draws attention to modern dangers that put it at risk. Displays include animals that once roamed freely in the Czech lands, such as brown bears, elk and beavers, plus African animals, and extinct animals such as a full dinosaur skeleton.
Where: National Museum, Wenceslas Square 68, New Town, Prague 1.
Website: Noah’s Ark - Exhibition

Municipal House
Blanka Matragi, fashion designer - Exhibition
Date: 01 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
Time: Daily 10:00-19:00
Price: 260czk
This exhibition, held in the Gaming Parlours at Municipal House, celebrates the fashion designer Blanka Matragi's 30 years of work. Dresses and accessories are the core exhibits, supplemented by sculptures, glass, porcelain and graphic art.
Buy tickets at Municipal House on the day of your visit.
Where: Municipal House, Republic Square 5, Old Town, Prague 1.

Czech Beer Festival in Prague
Czech Beer Festival in Prague
Date: 11 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
Time: Daily 12:00-24:00
Price: Adults 100czk. Children (0-15yrs) free.
Large beer: 45czk | £1.35 | €1.65 | $2.25.
No need to pre-book, just turn up.
The annual Czech Beer Festival in Prague is the largest gastronomic event in the country, with seating for 4,000 visitors on benches inside huge marquees. There are 150 varieties of Czech beer to sample, sourced from international, regional breweries and microbreweries. There is Czech food to taste and live bands to entertain. The event takes place at Letna, which is a large park outside the city centre.
Where: Letná Park, Prague 7.
Travel: Metro station Hradcanska (line A), then tram to Sparta (trams 1, 8, 12, 25, 26, 51, 56). Some trams run from the city centre, so you may be able to travel directly there by tram.
Website: Czech Beer Festival in Prague

Prague - Heart of Nations Folklore Festival
Prague - Heart of Nations Folklore Festival
Date: 25 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
The 19th international meeting of folklore groups runs over 4 days on an open-air stage at the Old Town Square in Prague. Musicians and dancers travel from around the world to perform.
Where: Old Town Square, Old Town, Prague 1.
Website: Prague - Heart of Nations Folklore Festival

Prague Food Festival 2017
Prague Food Festival 2017
Date: 26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Time: Fri-Sat 12:00-21:00; Sun 12:00-19:00
Price: Adults 550czk. Children (0-6yrs) free
(tickets include tokens to exchange for food samples at the stalls). Tickets are available on the day (there are always plenty).
The annual Prague Food Festival celebrates the culinary skills of the top restaurant chefs in the Czech Republic. The festival takes place in a large outdoor setting at Vysehrad Park. Wander around the stalls and sample local and international dishes, along with wines, sparking wines and Czech beers. There is also a children’s area with entertainment and cooking instruction.
Where: Vysehrad Park, V Pevnosti 5b, Vysehrad, Prague 2.
Travel: Metro station Vysehrad (line C).
Tram stop Vyton (trams 2, 3, 7, 17, 21).
Website: Prague Food Festival 2017

Tanec Praha (Dance Prague)
Tanec Praha (Dance Prague)
Date: 28 May 2017 - 28 June 2017
Tanec Praha (Dance Prague) has been the city's major dance festival since its inception in 1989. Participants come from all over the world, competing for prizes in various categories, including classic, contemporary, jazz and folk, as well as choreography and other performances associated with the art of dance.
Where: Various places in Prague.
Website: Tanec Praha (Dance Prague)

Prague Opera
Prague Opera, Ballet & Classical Concert listings & tickets
Date: 01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Prague is famous for opera, ballet and classical concerts. Performances take place in several magnificent opera houses, stunning concert halls, and in an array of historic churches. Tickets are reasonably priced, so shows often sell out. Advance reservations are therefore highly recommended.
Website: Prague opera, ballet and concert listings & tickets

Prague Theatre
Prague Theatre listings & tickets
Date: 01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Visit a Prague theatre for a typically Czech experience. Black light theatre is a mix of dynamic dance routines, mime artists, animated film, and state-of-the-art visual and sound effects. While marionette theatre features giant puppets. Shows are highly visual, so appeal to adults and children of all ages and nationalities. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
Website: Prague theatre listings & tickets


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