The 12 best things to do in Prague this weekend: April 18–21, 2024

Flex your green thumb at botanical events, head to the runway, and access a historical castle.

Anica Mancinone

Written by Anica Mancinone Published on 18.04.2024 16:11:00 (updated on 18.04.2024) Reading time: 2 minutes


With Earth Day, 4/20, and the blossoming of spring upon us, there's no shortage of horticultural events this weekend. Start at the Hanami Festival of the Cherry Blossoms at Clam-Gallasův palác on April 20 to enjoy a tea ceremony, archery and martial arts demonstrations, Japanese street food, and celebration of the pink-hued trees coming into bloom.

Collect your spring batch of seedlings and learn how to cook with herbs at Herb Day, held at NZM Prague on April 20. Teas, oils, syrups, spices and many other organic products will also be on sale.

Head to Vltavanů 229 for a family event celebrating Earth Day, with the chance to mingle with farm animals, play some sports, and enjoy children’s theater on April 20.

Meanwhile at Mystic Skatepark Štvanice, the PRAGUE420 Festival will be in full swing, with a range of live DJ sets and rappers performing from 10 a.m., and an afterparty to follow. Rest assured - there’ll be plenty of munchies.


Speaking of, Prague will not disappoint this weekend with more foodie events, including the reliable Smíchovská náplavka Street Food stalls on Saturday. This time around there’ll be hot chilli treats to try from Indonesia to Africa, and even some fried insects.

The Vegan Burger Festival on April 21 will delight vegans and burger-enthusiasts alike, with a fantastic lineup of patty contenders. The festival will be held at Cross Club.


Limited tickets are available for some shows at the Mercedes-Benz Prague Fashion Week, which promises stunning collections to be premiered on the runway. Talent from around Europe will be showcased at the Tyrš House and other venues across Prague, from April 18-23.

Curate your own wardrobe at the Vintage & Flea Market at Manifesto Market Anděl. On April 21, dive into the thrifted stocks of eclectic pop-up stores, including not only clothes but books and timeless trinkets. While you’re there, enjoy the new seasonal cocktail menu from SOOT bar.


Keep the vintage vibes going at the ceremonial screening of Christian (Kristian) on April 18, a Czech classic from 1939. An essential for those looking to enrich their Czech cultural knowledge, the film follows the life of a travel agency employee who becomes a charming seducer once every month. The showing at Kino Atlas will have English subtitles.

Driving Mum, an absurdist piece of Icelandic cinema following a man’s journey with his dead mother, is being screened with English subtitles at Edison Film Hub on April 19.


From April 20-21, the gates of the Nelahozeves Castle will be open to the public. The 16th century masterpiece belonging to the House of Lobkowicz will be occupied by the 19th edition Pottery Festival. You will be able to observe butter churning, coin minting, archery, period dances, and fencing skills. Good food and wine will also be available.

The new season at Butky Park is kicking off inside the Butovice Gallery on April 20. A cooking show and concert will take place on the stage, and workshops on the first floor will cover parkour, while street food stalls will be operating in the parking lot.

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