Things to do in Czech Republic
Summer is gone, but it doesn’t mean, that nothing happens here in the Czech Republic. Actually, it’s the opposite. People are back in the cities. Therefore there are many events taking place there in September. Do you want to taste the wine? Our Moravian vine, especially the white one, is excellent. September is the month of the vintage. And you need to eat something while you taste the vine. Read our tips for the best food fests. And after all of this, you should move a little bit. No problem. We advise you also great sports events. You can be active or watch the athletes passively. Maybe with the glass of the vine?
Here are the best things to do in Czech Republic September 2018 events.
THE HISTORICAL VINTAGE FESTIVAL – ZNOJMO (SOUTH MORAVIA) – 15.09 -16.09.2018
Above all, this vintage is a really great event. You will enjoy the unique atmosphere in the center of the historical city of Znojmo. Moravian people will show you their hospitality. Just come and taste the best vines produce locally around Znojmo. You will have opportunities to drink a beautiful vine in many small stands in the streets and on the squares. Znojmo is also full of wine cellars. We can definitely recommend the cellar of the Lahofer company. It’s located in the best place in Znojmo, in the vineyard lying just at the historical center above the Dyje river. Just follow the google maps and come before the sunset time. The view from here is magic.
Don’t miss the historic royal parade. Hundreds of people dressed in the ancient costumes go or ride the horses through the downtown. Admire the king and queen, knights, clowns, jugglers or courtesans as well. The parade is to be seen on Friday night or also on Saturday noon. The main square is the place of the concerts. You can listen to the very traditional Moravian folklore ensembles or current popular Czech bands. Both will be great. Znojmo itself offers also many ancient sights like St. Catherine Rotunda or St. Nicholas´ Church. The surrounding of the city above the Dyje river is fantastic for the trails or bike trips. Podyji National Park is a beautiful place for your vacation. DON’T MISS THE VINTAGE FESTIVAL IN ZNOJMO, SOUTH MORAVIA.
Check the program on the official Vintage Festival website
TASTE VIETNAM (OCHUTNEJ VIETNAM) FOOD FESTIVAL – PRAGUE MARKET, HALL 13 – 15.09 -16.09.2018
Almost 60 000 Vietnam people are living in the Czech Republic. And Czechs developed a taste for the Vietnam food. Everybody knows now the Pho, Bun Bo, noodles, and seafood. Vietnamese are the great example of the integration of the minority to the origin population. You can bet, that the Vietnam Food Festival at the Prague Market will be full of visitors. Not only from the Czech Republic, surely from Vietnam as well. Except for the presentation of different Vietnam restaurants, you will have a chance to participate in the cuisine workshops, listen to the traditional Vietnam music or play the original games. Come to taste the flavour of Vietnam.
See the details on the official festival web page (Czech language only).
BURGER FESTS – EXHIBITION GROUND PRAGUE, HOLESOVICE – 08.09. – 09.09.2018
Another chance to taste different cuisine. Today, welcome to the USA. Come to the Prague Exhibition Ground during the second weekend in September. Tens of restaurants will compete who will make the most delicious burger. You can try to play the American football or admire the classic US Harley Davidson motorbikes for example. There will also be the program for your kids as well. Take a C line of Prague metro and walk only ten minutes from the station Nadrazi Holesovice to Prague Exhibition Ground in Holesovice quarter.
The official festival program will be soon displayed HERE.
THE FIRST REPUBLIC FESTIVAL – PRAGUE, VYSEHRAD – 15.09.2018 – 10 am – 10 pm
Czechoslovakia state, the predecessor of the Czech Republic, celebrates this year its 100th anniversary. The original state established in 1918 was divided in 1993 into two separate countries, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Anyway, both nations have a perfect relationship, therefore they will celebrate this anniversary together. The official date is October 28th, anyway as this is an important jubilee, many events take place during the whole year. The first Republic festival is such an opportunity. Let’s get back to the era of the twenties, when the life was „so sweet“. In the unique atmosphere of ancient Prague Vysehrad, the initial residence of the Czech kings, you will admire the old cars, field hospital, historical costumes, concerts, workshops and theatre performances as well.
If you are in Prague on October 15th, you shouldn´t omit this event. Come admire the view of the Prague panorama in the authentic historical atmosphere. The best way of the transport is the metro C line, station Vysehrad. What is also positive is a fact, that the entrance to the First Republic Festival is for free.
GLASS MAKING CELEBRATIONS – KRISTIANOV (NORTH BOHEMIA) – 01.09.2018 – 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM
The first Saturday in September will be the celebration of the glass making in the mountain village Kristianov in the Jizera Mountains. The glass making is the very typical and traditional art of people from the Nort Bohemia. Certainly, we can be proud, that this craft didn’t disappear. Just come to make sure about it. You can watch the traditional method of the glass making and even try it yourselves. Watch out, you can’t come to Kristianov by car. Leave it in Bedrichov and walk 5 kilometers to the old Kristianov village. You can spend a nice day in the beautiful Jizera Mountains or you can also admire the craft in which Czechs are really good.
NEON RUN – PRAGUE, LETOHRADEK HVEZDA – 01.09.2018
If you like running, surely you might love to compete with others. The Neon Fesitval offers the very unique conditions for it. The competition on 5 kilometers track will start in the night. First of all, you can decorate your body with the special UV colors. On your way, you will run through several gates lightened with UV lite. Therefore the track will be full of shining runners. This run is more to enjoy a great night, rather than to beat out the others.
Now it’s certainly too late to register on the official webpage. Anyway, you can make the registration on a place in the Park Hvezda (Prague 6). The best way to get to the park is Metro A line, station Petriny. Then you walk approximately ten minutes to the park. Another option is to use the bus line 149, 180, 191,902 a 910 or tram line 25, 32, 35 a 97 and leave at the Vypich station.
Aren’t you still sure if you want to join this run? Watch the video from the last year. It will surely convince you to come.
POWER FITNESS FESTIVAL – PVA EXPO LETNANY, PRAGUE – 28.09. – 29.09.2018
This event is the Europe´s biggest power and fitness festival. Are you fans of the fitness and healthy life style. Then the exhibition ground in Letnany, Prague, is the right place for you the last weekend in September. Come to admire the muscular bodies in the great competition of strong men and women. Take the Prague metro line C to Letnany Station.
You should check the program on the official website at first.