What to do and see in Budapest in February
Discover the many events and activities we have selected for your visit to Budapest in February.
The Budapest calendar for the month of February is regularly updated when new events are announced that attract our full attention.

Budapest ice rink in February

The Városliget ice rink in Budapest is the largest outdoor ice rink in Europe. It is located on the edge of the city forest, the largest green space in the capital with stunning views of Vaidahunyad Castle!
This unique ice rink in Budapest is open from mid-November until the end of February.

Working hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. (8 p.m. on Sunday)
Price: 1500 feet (≈ €5) – weekday to Friday afternoon, then 2000 feet – weekend (≈ €7). Skate rental: 1800 feet (≈ 6 €) – website – map.
Address : Olof Palme Setani. FIVE, FOURTEEN. District, Plague.


In the majestic setting of St. Stephen’s Basilica in the centre of Pest, a weekly organ concert adapted by Miklus Teleca is offered. The arias in the programme are performed by Kolos Kovac, one of the most famous orchestral singers in Hungary, and you can also listen to flutist Eleonora Krusic.

Concert every Thursday at 20:00 with an adjustable program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Vivaldi, Alessandro Stradella, Tomaso Albinoni, Franz Liszt

Duration: approximately 70 minutes. Tickets from 20 € ! For information about the organ concert and tickets – click here.

Mangalica Pork Festival – 5-7 February 2021.

Discover Mangalika, a Hungarian speciality of the Iberian pig family! Excellent quality ham, with a strong taste and a well soaked character.
The Mangalitz Festival, in the centre of the city of Pest, will host the 7th edition of the Mangalitz Festival. From February (12:00 to 21:00) to Sunday 9 February. February (10:00 to 18:00) many food producers and other culinary and artisanal stands. Free entrance!

Address : Sabad’s Day Ter, 5. District, Plague (next to Parliament) – card.


In February, when we arrive on Valentine’s Day. When you come to Budapest in February, discover the different cruises and dinners on the Danube organized for this unique occasion!

For information and tickets – click here

Budapest Cruises on the Danube – Budapest in February

Explore Budapest with a boat trip on the Danube (45mn-1h), day and night to admire the Budapest Castle, the Matthias Church, the Hungarian Parliament, the Citadel, Hotel Gellért and other attractions.
During the cruise it is possible to dine every evening (two hours and forty-five).

Information about cruises to Budapest: click here.

You also have the possibility to dine on the cruise while admiring Budapest in the evening!

In the evening, departing at 7.45 pm, you can enjoy a two and a half hour boat trip on the Danube, accompanied by a four-course menu and a musical show of local Hungarian artists (from November to February with a provisional departure at 7 pm).

Information and reservation – Dinner Cruise – click here.


The Séchenyi baths host open-air parties on Saturday evenings. In this spectacular setting you will discover animations, dancers, 3D projections and live DJ sets for a unique winter evening! Information and tickets on the site, Spartacus booking. Video of the Sparty event:

The Széchenyi baths can be reached by public transport via metro station M1 – Széchenyi fürdő and trolleybus 72 – Széchenyi fürdő.
Address : Allatkerti crt. 9. to 14. District, Plague.

Discover opera, concerts and classical music performances in Budapest in our special article here

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