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Top five things to do this weekend in Prague (Oct. 29-30)


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

      1. Havel – An exhibition

This weekend marks the opening of the extensive Havel exhibit at the Dox Center for Contemporary Art on what would have been his 80th birthday. It will present the photography of two leading Czech photographers, Tomki Němec and Bohdan Holomíček, who for a number of years recorded important historical events as well as ordinary moments in the life of Václav Havel, playwright, politician, president, and citizen. Over three hundred photos will be accompanied by hitherto unseen, artistically produced documentary film footage by Petr Jančárek.

October 28 – February 13, 2017
150 Kč
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
Poupetova 1, Prague 7
More info: http://www.dox.cz/en/exhibitions/havel

      2. Designblok 2016

Got your house in order? We don’t mean that figuratively. Designblok is an international show that will offer contemporary furniture designs, interior accessories and lighting fixtures — finally, an alternative to IKEA. For the ladies, you will also be able to buy some great clothing and jewelry. The event will also includes a fashion stage, presenting the work of Czech and international fashion designers.

October 27-31 from 10:00 to 21:00
Price: 350 Kč
Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha)

Areál Výstaviště, Praha 7 – Holešovice, 170 00
More info: http://www.vystavistepraha.eu
+420 702 128 232

      3. Flea Market @ Hloubětín

For those who don’t have any real shopping agenda, head over to Hloubětín for a weekly spree — the largest in the Czech Republic in fact.

October 29 – 30 from 07:00 – 13:30
U Elektry, Praha 9 – Hloubětín, 198 00
More info: http://www.blesitrhy.cz
+420 777 121 387

      4. Warm up with the stew and soup fare @ Smichov 

Festival Polívkování is becoming increasingly popular during the rainy autumn season and has extended its foods to soups and stews, from homemade goulash, to Irish stew, or Hungarian, or Slovak-styles if you like.

October 29 from 10:00
Smichov Embankment
Prague 5, 15000
More info: https://www.facebook.com/polivkovani/

      5. Halloween party @ Atelier Club

Get dressed up and get hammered at Atelier Club’s Halloween bash on Saturday night. There’s going to be a costume contest for cash-money and local DJ’s doing their thing. As far as Halloween in Prague goes, this is one of the only non-private games in town.

October 29th from 22:00
Atelier Club
Rybná 16, Prague 1, 11000
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/250962301965999/

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