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Prague Events » What's on in Prague in May 2023

Prague hosts events all year round, including food and drink festivals, classical music festivals, rock and pop concerts, far-reaching exhibitions, marathons, and the Easter and Christmas markets. Find out what's on in Prague with Prague Experience, your guide to Prague.

  May 2023

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Labour Day - Public Holiday
DATES: 01 May 2023
Public Holiday. Prague sightseeing and entertainment operate as normal. Shops have limited opening times.

Petrin Lookout Tower & Petrin Hill
May Rituals
DATES: 01 May 2023
Petrin Hill is the romantic setting for couples in love to spend a few hours together, after placing flowers at the feet of a statue of the celebrated 19th century poet, Karel Hynek Macha. Macha created several myths, a few illegitimate offspring and an epic poem called 'May'. Thus, lovers make a pilgrimage in his name and find a quiet corner to, well, er, let's say no more.
WHERE: Petrin Lookout Tower & Petrin Hill, Prague 5

Prague Marathon
Prague Marathon
DATES: 07 May 2023
TIMES: 09:00. Time Limit: 16:00
The Prague Marathon enjoys one of the most beautiful courses in the world. The race winds through the historic city centre, over bridges and along the Vltava River. The race is on Sunday, but the build up starts on Saturday with a weekend of activities, including relay and corporate team marathons.
WHERE: Races start and finish at the Old Town Square, Prague 1
WEBSITE: Prague Marathon

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Liberation Day - Public Holiday
DATES: 08 May 2023
Public Holiday. Celebrates the end of World War II. Although Soviet tanks rolled in to liberate the Czech Republic a day later than elsewhere, on the 9th May 1945, VE Day is celebrated on the 8th May in line with other former Communist countries "liberated" by the Russians.
Prague sightseeing and entertainment operate as normal. Shops have limited opening times.

Open House Prague
Open House Prague
DATES: 15 May 2023 - 21 May 2023
TIMES: 10:00-18:00
Open House Prague offers the public the opportunity to visit 80 normally inaccessible buildings and premises. Go on the roofs of company headquarters. See behind the scenes at railway stations and churches. Visit the Mayor’s Residence. And, explore Romanesque cellars at the Stone Bell House. Choose the building you wish to visit from the listings, and go along and join the queue. Entrance is free, with volunteers on hand to guide visitors.
WHERE: Various buildings in Prague
WEBSITE: Open House Prague

Ozzy Osbourne - Concert
Ozzy Osbourne - Concert
DATES: 19 May 2023
TIMES: 19:30
PRICE: 1790 CZK-2590 CZK
Ozzy Osbourne is back in Prague on his 'No More Tours 2' tour. Judas Priest is making a guest appearance.
WHERE: O2 Arena, Ocelarska 460/2, Prague 9
TRAVEL: Metro station: Ceskomoravska (line B). O2 Arena is opposite the metro station.
WEBSITE: Ozzy Osbourne - Concert

Prague Concerts, Opera & Ballet in May 2023
Prague Concerts, Opera & Ballet in May 2023
DATES: 01 May 2023 - 31 May 2023
Prague is famous for classical concerts, opera and ballet. Performances are staged in ornate opera houses, grand concert halls, beautiful old churches and other historic buildings. Performances are popular, so tickets often sell out. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
WEBSITE: Classical Concerts, Opera & Ballet in May 2023

Prague Theatre in May 2023
Prague Theatre in May 2023
DATES: 01 May 2023 - 31 May 2023
Visit a Prague theatre for a typically Czech experience. Black light theatre features vibrant costumes, energetic dance routines, mime, ballet, visual effects and dramatic sounds. Shows are suitable for all ages and nationalities. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
WEBSITE: Theatre in May 2023

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