Prague’s top 10 weekend events: Castle garden party, Old Town parades, and drag at dusk

This weekend in Prague, June 28-30, brings a stellar line-up of food, drink, and culture events.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 27.06.2024 12:20:00 (updated on 27.06.2024) Reading time: 3 minutes


Over the last weekend of June, more than three dozen exhibitors will fill the Royal Garden of Prague Castle serving up fare from across the continent. The Prague Garden Party celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Czech Republic joining the European Union and will have an accompanying program of local and European artists such as Duo Duko, Charlie and the Chocolates, and Ondřej Štveráček Jazz Trio. The popular French Markets are the special guest this year, bringing snail tastings and traditional market offerings alongside the diverse selection of Irish oysters, Greek olives, Spanish ham, and more.


Whisk yourself away to the fantastical world of surrealism and dreamscapes on a gorgeous terrace at the Letní kino Kinská screening of Daaaaaali!. The summer cinema will bring the arthouse film to the landscapes surrounding the Ethnographic Museum on June 28.

Letní kino Kinská via
Letní kino Kinská via


The June flea markets at Heřmaňák are back for the last Saturday of the month, with trinkets and community mingling set to fill the delightful square. Lighten up your household with some unique knick-knacks, search for sustainable steals, or sell your own goods by registering via the event page.

On June 30 between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., wander through the mahogany halls of the Rudolfinum Gallery, where plants with living breathing stories from various parts of Ukraine will bring a splash of green to the art institution. Green Swap, Zhanna Kadyrova: UNEXPECTED features plants that have wandered around Europe and are intended to be brought home once the war is over. Bring your own plants and cuttings that you would like to re-home and meet florist Kamila Sichrovská , the founder of the Flowers in the Yard workshop.


An all-star line-up of the best baseball players from Czech’s highest league will play an exhibition match on June 29. The All Star Game will put on an exhilarating show with an accompanying program of autograph sessions and an after party at the Tempo grounds, with tickets available online and at the entrance to the venue.

The ceremonial opening parade of the prestigious Dance World Cup will be held in Old Town Square on June 28, with a colorful procession of young dancers from over 54 countries set to dance to Wenceslas Square. Drummers from Kyoto will meet the participants at the end and performances will continue to take place in the Prague Congress Center daily.

Everyone from 6 to 26 years old is welcome to grab their scooters and ride in open races at Gutovka on June 27. With free entry, you can register to participate in Scootering Day before 2 p.m. and scooter to the tunes of DJ Charlotte Lamar. Refreshments will be available throughout the day.


Get in touch with your romantic side and confront the realities of your relationships at the profound exhibition by Ester Geislerová, What we should have said and didn't say. Open from June 28, the artist explores how intimate relationships evolve through ten short films that combine humor and therapy. The exhibition will be showing at Kunsthalle until Sept. 13.


The most well-known Czech drag group are bringing their glitzy and glamorous performances to Gauč na Výstavišti on June 28, the final of a series of three summer shows. At the Techtle Mechtle show, sip on some cocktails or draft beer and chow down on grilled specialties between acts as the production brings a combination of music, dance, classical drama, and fun interaction with the audience.


Treat your child after a long term of hard work at school by bringing them to the Letňany shopping center on June 28, where free chocolate will be handed out. Simply show their report card at the center’s information booth between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to receive a sweet and well-deserved treat.

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