Budapest Event Calendar – May 2012

Budapest Event Calendar – May 2012

Budapest Events – Event Guide, May 2012

Mostly sunny May in Budapest can still be capricious, sometimes sunny and warm, while windy, cloudy and chilly on other days. What about the spring events in May? Let’s see: May is definitely rich in both indoor and outdoor events. We have picked a few of them that might be worth visiting.

Opera House Budapest

Opera House Budapest (photo by Dan Zelazo)

Write your questions in the comments if you need locals’ ideas, insiders’ tips to make your Budapest visit plan.

Festivals & Fairs in Budapest – May 2012
Budapest Event Guide: Festivals & Fairs, Budapest May 2012

Music Events in Budapest – May 2012
Budapest Event Guide: Music Events, Budapest May 2012

Exhibitions – Art Events in Budapest – May 2012
Budapest Event Guide: Exhibitions & Fine Arts Budapest May 2012

Miscellaneous Events in Budapest – May 2012


  • Jenson Button Formula 1 record in downtown Budapest Jenson Button world champion will speed in his Formula 1 racing car in the middle of Budapest. His route is quite short, the (Vodafone) promo show includes ‘racing’ from St Stephen Basilica and the Hungarian Parliament. As BBJ (Budapest Business Journal) put it “Attendants of the event will have the opportunity to see Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team member and world champion Jenson Button trying to set a new downtown speed record, when racing through the fresh asphalt of Bajcsy-Zsilinyszky út three times in a row, possibly reaching a 200 km/h final speed.” Fans of Formula 1 and especially McLaren Mercedes will love the hype event.

Jenson Button McLaren Mercedes - Formula 1 race car in Budapest

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Hopefully, the event guide will help you plan your May holiday in Budapest, Hungary. Mind you, our list is tiny compared to the actual events, concerts, programmes in Budapest: please discuss current events with your Budapest tour guide, the hotel receptionist, consult some programme booklets, etc. Alternatively, You can contact us for a personalized Budapest visit plan by writing your questions and Budapest trip parameters in the comment (preferably specifying arrival / departure dates and interests).


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