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Top five things to do this weekend in Prague (Sept. 17-18)

By BOHEMIST STAFF

Not sure what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

      1. Prague Castle Grape Harvest

The annual grape harvest festival is in its 11th year. Sample new Moravian wine at the traditional wine tasting. Special program for kids and families including folklore performances and grape fruit juice tasting. The harvest festival corresponds with the opening of the Castle production vineyards.

September 17th – 18th, 10:00 to 18:00
Price: Free for harvest festival, 120 Kč for wine tasting in the Ball Room
Royal Garden, Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
More info: http://www.prague.eu/en/event/11390/prague-castle-grape-harvest?back=1

For those wanting to avoid the castle, there is also a smaller grape harvest festival in Vinohrady in Jiřího z Poděbrad Square, náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad. It runs from Friday the 16th through to Saturday the 17th.

Opens at noon with free admission.

      2. Vodafone YOU Fest

This is the inaugural Vodafone YOU Fest and it will be held in the Industrial Palace at Holešovice. The festival promises to have something for everyone from some of the top names in Czech popular music, to gastronomical treats, a gaming center, a ‘beauty zone’ and a ‘macho corner’ as well as a free events program for your little ones. The festival aims to be more than just a music festival and is pitched as a ‘lifestyle’ festival.

September 17th, 11:00 to 21:00
Price: Single ticket 399 Kč
‘BFF’ (two person ticket) 599 Kč, or Family (four people) 999 Kč.

Prague Exhibition Grounds, Industrial Palace.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1191690970851416/

      3. Nickelback in concert

If you’re into that kind of thing…

September 18th, 20:00
Price: 1190 Kč – 1790 Kč
O2 Arena, Prague 9.
More info: http://www.nickelback.com/

      4. DELIfest – Italian Food Festival

The DELIfest series brings Italia to life this weekend with the Piccolo Italia festival featuring vendors of all your favorite Italian goodies – mozzarella, grappa, prosciutto and even BBQ frutti di mare. Cool off with a glass of Limoncello, a Bellini or the ever suitable Aperol Spritz. There’s even free babysitting in the form of an all-day Italian cooking class for your children – babysitting and skillz for the kids, sounds good to us.

September 16th – 18th, Friday from 14:00 to 00:00, on Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 and on Sunday from 10:00 to 22:00.
Price: FREE
Prague 1 Riverbank in the Na Františku area (opposite Letna).
More info: http://delifest.cz/en.html

      5. Get your FLEA on

While the weather is still good there are a jumble of outdoor flea markets to get stuck into this weekend:

  • Bleší Trhy U Elektry – This is the largest flea market in all of Europe, according to organizers anyway, and has basically everything you could imagine under the sun.
Open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 to 13:30
Open to dealers from 6:00 to 14:00
Price: 20 Kč admission
Prague 9 – Vysocany, street U Elektry, there’s a free shuttle bus from the metro, check out the details in the link below.
More info: http://www.blesitrhy.cz/cenik.html
  • Flea Market on board the Avoid – Modeled after the yesteryear flea markets of western Europe, this secondhand and craft jumble sale is held aboard a boat on the river in Prague 1.
Open Saturday 9:00 to 16:00
Price: FREE
Avoid boat, Rašínovo nábřeží – Náplavka, Praha 1
More info: https://www.facebook.com/prazsketrhy.cz
  • Autumn Warehouse Flea Market – Okay this one isn’t technically outdoors, but includes DJ’s and vintage designer wear and is held in the kinky Meet Factory so it makes our cut. It also includes a jewelry making workshop to make your own glittery adornments out of recycled materials. Saturday, starting at noon.
Price: FREE
Meet Factory, Ke Sklárně 3213/15, Praha 5
More info: http://www.meetfactory.cz/cs/program/detail/podzimni-blesak-ve-fabrice

 

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