January in Budapest

January in Budapest

  • 06.03.2024
  • Events, What to do in Budapest

Check out the best events and activities in Budapest in January. The best events, concerts, exhibitions, fairs and things to do this month. Have fun!

1. Hungarian Pop History Exhibition
2. Central European Fashion Week Budapest
3. Informative Wine Tasting
4. New Year’s Margarita Workshop
5. Harry Potter Days
6. Winter Party for Kids
7. Budapest Jazz Club’s Birthday
8. Winter MondoCon
9. Wardrobe Community Fair
10. 101 Tigris Budapest

1. Hungarian Pop History Exhibition 

The House of Hungarian Music’s highly successful exhibition, “The song was written for us! The heroic age of Hungarian popular music and its social effects, from 1957 to the change of regime”, is open to visitors until 21 January. The exhibition presents the history of the first three decades of Hungarian pop music from a sociological, political and social perspective, using modern technical solutions. The extended period will allow more people to discover this exciting and in-depth exhibition.

Hungarian Pop History Exhibition

2. Central European Fashion Week Budapest 

Between 22 and 28 January, Budapest will once again become a fashion capital, as the 13th Budapest Central European Fashion Week will showcase the most popular Hungarian and regional designers, as well as the latest creations of the new generation. In addition to the event, there will be themed fashion events in many parts of the city. If you are interested in the most stylish pieces for autumn and winter, don’t miss this opportunity!

Central European Fashion Week

3. Informative Wine Tasting 

Zengő Bar 2024 has prepared an exciting and informative programme for its guests. Participants of the Wine School can immerse themselves in the world of Hungarian wines in a wine bar and get to know authentic Hungarian wines in three-hour events with tastings. Guest speakers, including winemakers and winemakers, will share their personal stories to enrich and enhance the learning experience.

Informative Wine Tasting 

4. New Year’s Margarita Workshop 

Tereza Restaurant offers an exciting workshop where participants can make and taste three special margaritas. The creative process will be facilitated by experienced mentors to ensure everyone enjoys the perfect drinking experience. If you would like to learn how to make the perfect margarita, don’t miss this opportunity!

New Years Margarita Workshop

5. Harry Potter Days 

From 12 to 14 January, the SUGAR! confectionery shop on Paulay Ede Street will be offering Harry Potter-inspired desserts, potions and souvenirs. On these special days, you can also taste eight unique cakes, a snake and frog ice cream shake, butterbeer hot chocolate and two special menus. Exclusive smoky potions will also be available during the event.

Harry Potter Days 

6. Winter Party for Kids 

On 7 January, the Winter Party for Kids in Budapest Park will welcome the little ones to the Ice World with craft activities and ice skating. What’s more, the event will also include skill games and an opportunity to get colorful glitter tattoos. Come and spend a fun day on the ice!

Winter Party for Kids 

7. Budapest Jazz Club’s Birthday 

Since its foundation in 2007, the Budapest Jazz Club has quickly become a popular music venue, renowned both nationally and internationally. The venue celebrates its 16th birthday with a wonderful free-to-attend event for jazz lovers and the wider live music lover audience. The evening on 6 January will feature the Szakcsi Jr. Renaissence, the Richárd Révész Latin Quartet and Yulaysi Miranda.

Budapest Jazz Clubs

8. Winter MondoCon 

On 13 January, MondoCon, one of the biggest animation, gaming, sci-fi and fantasy events in the country, will once again be hosting a series of exciting programs. Participants can take part in various competitions, a geek fair, film screenings, quizzes, lectures and workshops. Thanks to the diversity of the event, there will be interesting and entertaining activities for all visitors.

Winter MondoCon 

9. Wardrobe Community Fair 

On 6 January, the Wardrobe Community Fair will take place in the Elte Gömb Aula, where you can buy old favourites or discover new treasures. The event is the ideal opportunity to update your wardrobe and start the year in a fantastic mood.

Wardrobe Community Fair 

10. 101 Tigris Budapest 

101 Tigris is a special restaurant in Újlipótváros, where Chinese, Japanese and Taiwanese cuisine come together. The recently opened restaurant offers a menu with a variety of Asian delicacies, including tasty noodles, Taiwanese golden kimchi and crispy Chinese cucumber salad. Furthermore, if you’re looking for Hungarian flavours, you can also try the traditional chicken soup.

101 Tigris Budapest 

Photo: Heroes’ Square by Szabolcs Toth

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