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Prague Events Guide 2020

Prague Events » What's on in Prague in April 2020

Prague hosts events all year round, including food and drink festivals, exhibitions, rock and pop concerts, classical music festivals, marathons, and the Christmas and Easter markets. Prague Experience is your Prague events guide.


  April 2020

St Mathew's Fair
St Mathew's Fair
Dates: 22 February 2020 - 13 April 2020
Times: Tuesday-Friday 13:00-21:00; Saturday-Sunday & Holidays 10:00-22:00
The oldest reference to the St. Mathew's fair dates from the 16th century. It is one of the most popular fairs in the Czech Republic, with 120 rides and attractions to enjoy, from swing carousels to bumper cars and shooting galleries.
Where: Prague Holesovice Exhibition Centre, Vystaviste, Prague 7.
Travel: Tram stop: Vystaviste; Metro station: Nádraží Holešovice (line C) and walk 800 metres.
Website: St Mathew's Fair

Prague Easter Markets 2020
Prague Easter Markets 2020
Dates: 28 March 2020 - 19 April 2020
The Prague Easter Markets open daily at the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, with a smaller market held at Prague Castle. Wooden huts display traditional handicrafts such as glassware, embroidered lace, jewellery and hand-painted Easter eggs, plus local food and drinks: sausages, large hams on spits, pastries, Czech beer and hot mulled wine.
Where: Old Town Square & Wenceslas Square.
Website: Prague Easter Markets 2020

Prague Castle Easter Market 2020
Prague Castle Easter Market 2020
Dates: 28 March 2020 - 27 April 2020
Times: Monday-Friday 9:00-21:00. Saturday-Sunday 9:00-22:00.
Wooden huts decorated with the colours of spring create a magical atmosphere. Browse the stalls stocked with local handicrafts, and sample traditional Czech food and drinks.
Where: In front of St. George's Basilica at Prague Castle.
Website: Prague Castle Easter Market 2020

Good Friday 2020 - Public Holiday
Good Friday 2020 - Public Holiday
Dates: 10 April 2020
Public holiday in Prague. The Prague Easter markets are open. Most sights and attractions, shops and entertainment venues are open too, including the opera houses, theatres, concert halls, bars and restaurants.
Website: Good Friday 2020 - Public Holiday

Easter 2020
Easter 2020
Dates: 10 April 2020 - 13 April 2020
The Easter markets are open every day over the Easter weekend. Most sights and attractions are open Easter Friday to Sunday, but some close Easter Monday. Entertainment venues are open throughout, including the opera houses, theatres, concert halls, bars and restaurants. The shops are open Easter Friday to Sunday, but larger stores close on Easter Monday.
Website: Easter 2020

Easter Monday 2020 - Public Holiday
Easter Monday 2020 - Public Holiday
Dates: 13 April 2020
Public holiday in Prague. The Prague Easter markets are open. Only certain sights and attractions are open. Entertainment venues are open, including the opera houses, theatres, concert halls, bars and restaurants. Large stores are closed, but many smaller shops remain open, particularly tourist shops.
Website: Easter Monday 2020 - Public Holiday

Inside Rembrandt - Art Exhibition
Inside Rembrandt - Art Exhibition
Dates: 17 April 2020 - 30 August 2020
To mark the 350th anniversary of the death of the Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, the National Gallery in Prague is hosting an exhibition of his work. His portrait Scholar In His Study is the focal point of the exhibition. Other works have been loaned by major museums and galleries, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp, the National Gallery in London and the Albertina in Vienna.
Where: Kinsky Palace, National Gallery Prague, Old Town Square 12, Prague 1.
Travel: Metro station: Staromestska (line A), Namesti Republiky (line B); Tram stop: Staromestska (trams 2,17,18).
Website: Inside Rembrandt - Art Exhibition

Nazareth - Concert
Nazareth - Concert
Dates: 20 April 2020
Times: 20:00
Prices: 790 CZK-2100 CZK
Legendary band Nazareth, famous for their song 'Love Hurts', is celebrating 50 years in the music business by releasing a new album, which they will introduce to the Prague audience on this concert.
Where: Forum Karlín, Pernerova 53, Prague 8.
Travel: Metro station: Krizikova (line B).
Website: Nazareth - Concert

Wenceslas Square
Majales - Festival
Dates: 28 April 2020
Student-celebrated spring festival which takes place throughout the Czech Republic. In Prague this manifests itself as a parade starting in Vodickova street near Wenceslas Square and ending with an open air festival in Letnany.
Where: Wenceslas Square, Prague 1.

Lesser Town Square
Witches' Night Parade (Paleni Carodejnic)
Dates: 30 April 2020
Times: 19:00
An ancient folk festival, Witches' Night is a cross between Halloween and May Day, and marks the end of winter and the start of spring. An effigy of a witch, said to resemble winter (or perhaps a historical reference to witch-hunting) is burnt on pyres on hill tops across the country. In Prague, there is usually a lantern parade starting at 7pm at the Lesser Town Square, proceeding on to Kampa Park for a witches burning around 8pm.
Where: Lesser Town Square, Prague 1.

Prague Opera, Ballet & Classical Concerts in April 2020
Prague Opera, Ballet & Classical Concerts in April 2020
Dates: 01 April 2020 - 30 April 2020
Prague is famous for its opera, ballet and classical concerts. Performances are held in magnificent opera houses, stunning concert halls, and in an array of churches and other historic buildings. Tickets are reasonably priced, so shows often sell out. Advance reservations are therefore highly recommended.
Website: Opera, Ballet & Classical Concerts in April 2020

Prague Theatre in April 2020
Prague Theatre in April 2020
Dates: 01 April 2020 - 30 April 2020
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 audio 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: Theatre Performances in April 2020


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