The 12 best things to do in Prague this weekend: April 12–14, 2024

Head down to Prague's beer fest, fill your belly with gastronomic delights, and dance to Balkan beats.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 11.04.2024 16:00:00 (updated on 11.04.2024) Reading time: 2 minutes

SAY Na zdraví!

Bringing some much-needed refreshment to another warm weekend, the Prague BeerFest is running April 12-13 at Holešovice Market. Craft beer lovers will delight in the range of 50+ breweries from around the world, along with workshops, lectures, and tasting sessions. Street food will also be available to pair with your pivo.

Kicking off on April 12 is a veritable gastronomic feast in Prague’s O2 universum, with the Makro Czech Gastro Fest bringing masters of Czech cuisine to one place. The ticket price includes workshops, lectures, cooking shows, and tastings - and you can even book a masterclass with top chefs such as Zdenek Pohlreich and Kristína Nemčková.

Keep the festival energy going with Grill Fest on April 13 at Smíchovská náplavka. Grilling, barbecuing and roasting will be underway, with a selection of pork, steaks, burgers, and ribs on offer. Vegetarians can also delight in grilled cheese, vegetables, and veggie burgers.

If you fancy a sweet treat, Cafe Sofa is hosting a Cheesecake Festival on April 13, specifically celebrating Japanese variations of the delicious dessert. You can also expect mochi cheesecake and creations using the famous Kit Kat chocolate bar.


Manifesto Market’s pool will reopen to celebrate the return of warmer weather on April 12, and a party will ensue. The SOOT bar will unveil the new season cocktail menu, and a DJ will get the vibes going from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. As usual, an array of restaurants will be serving up food.


Explore Ukrainian cinema on April 13 at Cinema City for the MRIYA International Fundraising Film Festival. The program features short films by Ukrainian filmmakers, and proceeds will raise funds for charity. Films will have English subtitles.

Hitting cinemas today, the new time-lapse documentary Havel Speaking, Can You Hear Me? features never-before-seen footage captured in the final years of the former Czech president Vaclav Havel’s life. The film will be screening at cinemas across Prague.


Radlická Kulturní Sportovna is hosting Balkan Bashavel on April 12, featuring Balkan beats, reggae, world music, and more. Enjoy the energetic performances of DJ Malatata, Circus Brothers, and DJ Le Petit Nicolas.

Dreamy pop artist Ghostly Kisses is headed to NoD on April 13 to bring ethereal sounds and poetic lyricism to Prague, with lead singer Margaux Sauvé’ sure to entrance crowds with her dreamlike voice.


Over 100 designers from Czechia, Slovakia, and Ukraine will offer up fashion, jewelry, and designer goods at MINT Market on Rašínovo nábřeží (Náplavka) on April 14.


Experience a world of rides and arcade games at The Playground, located in Prague 1. Hop on a carousel, journey through Jurassic Park, get lost in a maze, and enjoy more family-friendly activities at this huge fun house in the center of Prague.


Running from April 11 to May 12, the Graphic Art of the Year and Vladimír Boudník Award will include exhibits of the best contemporary graphic artworks from authors such as František Skála, Jan Švankmajer, Lenka Falušiová, and more. Learn about the development of the art form and techniques such as serigraphy, lithography, and computer graphics. The exhibition is located at Prague Castle.

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