Things to do in Czech Republic May 2018
Each month, we will give you tips how to make your stay in the Czech Republic more interesting. We will inform you about the special events from the different areas that will take place during the concrete month. Here below you can find our suggestions of the events in MAY 2018.
FESTIVAL OF FREEDOM – PLZEŇ – 05.05.2018
PRAGUE SPRING INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL – 12.05 – 02.06.2018
PRAGUE MARATHON – 05.05.2018
Since 1995 the city of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, hosts every May more than 10 000 runners from all over the world. If you are good runners and you want to enjoy the atmosphere of the magic Prague, just make your registration on the website Prague Marathon. You can also join a Family minimarathon, Walk with dogs events or just absorb the atmosphere of this unique event in the heart of the beautiful city, in the very heart of Europe.
PRAGUE OPEN – WTA TENNIS TOURNAMENT – 30.04. – 05.05.2018
Are you a tennis fan? Are you just in Prague? Don’t miss the biggest WTA tournament in the Czech Republic. You have a chance to see the first class women tennis by the players from TOP 100 of the WTA chart. The tournament is played on the courts of the Sparta tennis club in the Prague quarter of Holesovice, only fifteen minutes from the metro station Nadrazi Holesovice. The final match will take place on Saturday the 5th of May. Check the schedule of all the matches on the website Prague open.
Food & drink
CZECH BEER FESTIVAL – PRAGUE, LETENSKA PLAN – 10.05. – 26.05.2018
If you came to the Czech Republic, you have undoubtedly found out much information about our country. Then you couldn´t skip the info, that we are the nation of the beer. And we are proud of this. During the last twenty years, the traditional big breweries were followed by many smaller and local ones. The Beer Festival in Prague will introduce many of them. Come to the Prague Letenska Plan and taste the variety of the different types of beer. Czechs know how the best beer taste. You can find more info about this event on the website Cesky pivni festival.
PRAGUE CANDY FESTIVAL – 12.05. – 13.05.2018
Would you like to taste some fantastic sweets? Then the second weekend in May is your time. In the area of the Prague art gallery Pragovka, just in front of the metro station Kolbenova, you can enjoy the third year of this candy festival. Chocolate, cupcakes, pralines, hot chocolate, ice creams and many many other delicious delicacies will wait for you. Find more information on the website Prague candy festival.
ANIFILM FESTIVAL – TREBON (SOUTH BOHEMIA) – 01.05. – 06.05.2018
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR KIDS AND YOUTH – ZLIN (SOUTH MORAVIA) – 25.05. – 02.06.2018
It is the film festival with a long tradition. This year, it is already the 58th season of this event. You can watch the movies for the kids, youth and also movies for adults. The films from all over the world will surprise you with a range of different themes from a different ambiance. This is the official text from the festival webpage. „Football on Icelandic volcanoes, superheroes on two continents, horse race on Mongolian plains, crazy little rockers, fight against ancient giants, retro adventures, of small kidnappers, or the rite of passage in the American wilderness.“ Come at the end of May to the South Moravia to watch some fantastic movies.
Check more on the official festival webpage Zlinfest