The 15 best things to do in Prague this weekend: March 22–24, 2024

Go on a theatrical odyssey, peruse photography of a rockstar, and get around the local music scene.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 21.03.2024 15:00:00 (updated on 21.03.2024) Reading time: 3 minutes


The National Theater presents Leoš Janáček's opera Káťa Kabanová on March 22, based on A. N. Ostrovský's drama The Tempest. Go on an emotional journey through the titular character's moral conflicts and tribulations.

The twelfth annual Night of Theaters (Noc Divadel) on March 23 offers the unique opportunity to explore theaters by dusk, view special performances, and take part in workshops. Twenty-six theaters across Prague will be holding events.

Hear the poeticism of the Bard brought to life in Gounod's operatic adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, premiering on the silver screen on March 23. The Shakespearean tragedy will be playing at two cinemas in Prague.


View portraits of David Bowie, Liv Tyler, and Debbie Harry captured in stunning photography by Antonín Kratochví, a Czech-American, from March 20-29. The exhibit at DSC Gallery also showcases Kratochví’s life story, from fleeing Soviet Czechoslovakia in 1967 to working as a photographer for Vogue, Rolling Stone, New York Times Magazine, and more.

Observe Prague through the lens of plants and animals at the Planet Prague exhibit at CAMP, based on a documentary film and book of the same name, open from March 21 to September 1.

At Museum Kampa, the Preparing for Darkness Vol. 8 exhibit is an exploration of art history, presenting a curation of 13 significant artists from around the world whose work “underlines the magic of the audience experience.” It runs from March 23 to May 19.


From March 22-23, Žižkov Night 2024 will bring 20 stages and over 250 DJ’s to the city, with a diverse representation of music genres such as synth-pop, electronica, post-punk, and more. One ticket will grant you access to all twenty neighbouring clubs in Žižkov and an afterparty at Cross Club in Holešovice.

Slow down the pace for family-friendly music fun at the Strings for Children festival, with multiple performances, workshops, and concerts to entertain the family across March 22-24 at various venues around Prague.

Celebrating a ‘decade of Derulo’, the Wiggle and Ridin’ Solo singer will be performing at the O2 arena on March 24. Jason Derulo has consistently topped pop charts since 2009 and gained the title of King of TikTok last year with his summer hit Slidin.


Held at multiple independent cinemas throughout Prague and the Municipal Library, the 26th edition of the International Human Rights Film Festival, One World, will bring critical humanitarian stories to the screen with English subtitles. Running in Prague until March 28, the program includes a new Havel documentary – Havel Speaking, Can You Hear Me? – and the Oscar-nominated documentary 20 Days in Mariupol, plus expert debates on films conducted in English.


On March 24, head to Charles Bridge to witness night pilgrims hailing from Velvary, who will have made the journey with a collection of their best-boiled eggs to Prague in an egg collection Easter ceremony. At 1 p.m., they will meet under the Malostranské bridge towers for a procession across the bridge.


On March 23, the long-awaited Gobi exhibition showcasing Mongolian fauna opens at Prague Zoo, featuring Převalský's horses and other unique mammals and reptiles. The opening ceremony includes live music, a festive parade, and extended visiting hours until 6 p.m.


On March 23 at the Smíchov embankment, savor Indonesian classics, African delicacies, spicy burgers, chili treats, and exotic insects at the Street Food Festival. Doughnuts, waffles, and macarons are for dessert. 

Join the gathering at Karlín Market for Soups in Karlín on March 24 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Taste a wide variety of soups from Phở to American thick soup and grilled cheese to Indian dhal, while enjoying the springtime sun and live entertainment.


If you’ve got a soft spot for trinkets and niche collector’s items, don’t miss the largest gathering of collectors in Central and Eastern Europe. Browse antique goods, postage stamps, coins, and more, at the Prague Collector Fair at the Olympic Hotel from March 22-23.

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