The 12 best things to do in Prague this weekend: April 5–7, 2024

Beer gardens are back, fandom comes to Prague, and burlesque lights up the stage.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 04.04.2024 16:00:00 (updated on 04.04.2024) Reading time: 2 minutes


An exciting lineup of comedies, dramas, documentaries and more will make their Czech premieres at the 31st annual Days of European Film Festival across various arthouse cinemas in Prague from April 4-9. The film portrait Daaaaaalí! about the famed surrealist painter, and a documentary about Libertines frontman Pete Doherty (who will be making an appearance), are some highly-anticipated stand-outs in the program.

See the genius strokes of another artist’s brush at the Jiří Načeradský exhibition. Villa Pellé Gallery is commemorating the significant Czech post-war figure painter, who recently passed in April, with his works from 1967-1972. The exhibition will be open from April 5 to May 12.


Comic Con returns to Prague at O2 Universum with three days of fandom and star guests, including Chris Barrie from television series Red Dwarf and Warwick Davis, who appears in the Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Narnia universes. Dress in your best costume, get involved in video and board game tournaments, and get passionate about your faves from April 5-7.

For a truly unique and quirky musical experience, head to Akropolis Palace on April 6 to witness UK artist and instrument-creator Look Mum No Computer perform on a Furby organ, a synthesizing bicycle, keyboards that spew fire, and more. The event will be opened by Lazer Viking.


With this weekend set to be a scorcher, don’t miss the re-opening of two summer-y venues in Prague. From 4 p.m. today, Permanent Pragova reopens its delightful craft beer garden, serving up delicious beers and music in Prague 9. Relish in the sun this weekend while sipping on one of their twelve specials on tap.

On April 6, Vlny Štvanice is celebrating the return of its river surfing with live music, water and land boards, a pub quiz, food trucks, and more at Ostrov Štvanice—it’s set to be a megaparty.

Whether you’ve been training hard or just want to show some support, Prague’s Half Marathon 2024 will see hundreds of feet taking to the streets of Holešovice on April 6.

Warm weather won’t be the only thing making the streets lively this weekend, as fans of SK Slavia Prague and AC Sparta Prague, plus casual spectators alike, will be heading to these respective matches on April 6 and 7 (Fortuna Arena and epet Arena).


The popular Prague Burlesque Show is celebrating 10 years at the Royal Theatre and will feature dazzling costumes and ritzy performances. Prague Burlesque Show - Showgirl Nirvana will run every Friday starting from April 5 until June 28.

If you’re a parent (or a frazzled babysitter), you’ll get some laughs from the Just Kid(ding) Comedy Show—featuring some of Prague’s best stand-up comedians jesting about the trials and tribulations of parenthood. The show is in English on the evening of April 6 at the Metro Comedy Club.

From April 7-10, The Czech Dance Platform will showcase contemporary dance performed by talent from around Czechia. Enjoy first-class productions held at the PONEC Theater and other stages, and if you’re a dancer yourself, there’s opportunity to network with the artists.

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