Prague Events » What's on in Prague in August 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.
|Rembrandt - Portrait of a Man|
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).|
|Blanka Matragi, Fashion Designer - Exhibition|
Dates: 01 May 2020 - 31 December 2020
Times: Daily 10:00-19:00
Prices: 260 CZK. No need to book, tickets are available on the day.
|This exhibition, held in the Gaming Parlours at Municipal House, celebrates the fashion designer Blanka Matragi's work. Dresses and accessories are the core exhibits, supplemented by sculptures, chandeliers, glass and porcelain objects, and art.|
|Where: Municipal House, Republic Square 5, Prague 1.|
|Summer Classic Spectacular - Concert Series
Dates: 03 July 2020 - 29 August 2020
Prices: 800 CZK-1300 CZK
|Performance Dates: 03,07,09 July 2020; 08,11,15,22,25,29 August|
Special series of classical concerts by the Prague Vivaldi Master's Orchestra, performed in the stunning Dvorák Hall, the main hall at the Rudolfinum (one of only two grand concert halls in Prague).
The orchestra is formed of professional musicians from Czech and International orchestras.
|Where: Rudolfinum (Dvorak Hall), Alsovo nabrezi 12, Prague 1.|
|Letni Letna - Festival|
Dates: 13 August 2020 - 31 August 2020
|Letni Letna (Summer in Letna Park) is a festival to celebrate contemporary circus. The programme features international circus stars, clowns, concerts, film screenings, workshops, discussions, exhibitions and more.|
|Where: Letná Park (Letenské sady), Prague 7 - Holesovice.|
Dates: 14 August 2020 - 30 August 2020
|A lively summer market in the centre of Prague. Stalls stock traditional farmer's market food and drinks, and local handicrafts.|
|Where: Republic Square (Namesti Republiky), Prague 1|
(in front of Palladium Shopping Centre).
|Limp Bizkit - Concert|
Dates: 15 August 2020
Prices: 1690 CZK
|American band Limp Bizkit return to Prague to play their hits Rollin’ (Air Raid Vehicle), Take a Look Around and Behind Blue Eyes.|
|Where: Forum Karlín, Pernerova 53, Prague 8.|
|Travel: Metro station: Krizikova (line B).|
Dates: 29 August 2020
Prices: 100 CZK. No need to book, tickets are available on the day.
|A magical evening in the Palace Gardens below Prague Castle awaits. Torches will be lit after sunset and classical music played, creating a romantic atmosphere in the landscaped gardens. Visitors can take guided tours of the gardens, buy snacks from the stalls, and watch a historical fencing display.
|Where: Palace Gardens below Prague Castle, Valdstejnska 14, Prague 1.|
Dates: 29 August 2020
|This 5km run is not about speed, but the experience. Participants in the Neon Run will be surrounded by bright lights and neon colour - run through zones of neon lights, pass by illuminated sights, and once you cross the finish line a dance party awaits.|
|Where: Vypich - Letohrádek Hvězda, Prague 6|
|Travel: Metro station: Nemocnice Motol (line A) or Petriny (line A); Tram stop: Vypich (trams 25, 32, 35, 97)|
|Prague Opera, Ballet & Concerts in August 2020|
August 2020 -
31 August 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.|
|Prague Theatre in August 2020|
Dates: 01 August 2020 - 31 August 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.|
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