The Festival of Folk Arts (Mesterségek Ünnepe) brings the finest Hungarian craftsmen and their work to Buda Castle from across the country. They include a variety of different folk crafts ranging from woodcarving to egg painting and visitors can partake in many of the activities, as well as enjoy live folk music and dance performances.
Just like many other festivals in Budapest and Hungary, the Festival of Folk Arts is also a celebration of the famous Hungarian gastronomy with wine and palinka tasting, traditional Hungarian dishes and delicious home-made pastries. The festival is timed to coincide with the St. Stephen's Day celebrations.
10 am to 11 pm, daily (on Aug 20th from 10 am to 9 pm)
Day pass for adults: HUF 2,000
Day pass for kids (4-14 years old) and seniors: HUF 1,000
Festival pass: HUF 5,000