Krakow in February

February in Krakow

  • 06.03.2024
  • Events, What to do in Krakow

Top things to do in Krakow in February. Even though February is short and usually a bit gloomy, there’s still a lot of fun activities happening in Krakow. Don’t miss out on these cool events from art exhibitions to beautiful concerts – they’re the top 10 things to check out this month!

1. Kraków Nativity Scenes Exhibition
2. Garden of Lights
3. Concerts in the St. Martin’s Church
4. Valentine’s Concert
5. VAN GOGH Multi-Sensory Exhibition
6. Wawel Evenings of Krakow’s Philharmonic
7. SILK – Boutique Vintage Fair
8. Espresso Concert Tango
9. Valentine’s Concert by the Krakow Philharmonic
10. Krakil – Museum of Illusions

1. Kraków Nativity Scenes Exhibition

Dates: 07.12.23 – 25.02.24
Address: Main Market Square & The Krzysztofory Palace, Rynek Główny 35

Building a nativity scene is a unique cultural phenomenon dating back to the 19th century in Krakow. This contest has been organized since 1937 to preserve this rich local tradition. The uniqueness of the phenomenon is emphasized by its inclusion in the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2014. Additionally, since 2018, the tradition of performing nativity scenes is the first entry from Poland in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Szopki w Pałacu Krzysztofory

2. The Smurfs – Garden of Lights

Dates: 27.10.2023 – 03.03.2024.
Address: Aleja Pokoju 68

The new edition of Garden of Lights in Krakow is here! This unique outdoor event is full of attractions, which you can visit until March 3. In addition to the heroes and their village, you will admire dozens of light installations and many impressive multimedia attractions, such as a light tunnel, a multimedia tree or a field of lights consisting of almost 60,000 flashing elements! There are also photo zones, thanks to which you will be able to create many beautiful captures in this magical garden.

Smerfy Ogród Świateł

3. Concerts in the St. Martin’s Church

Dates: 25.02.24, 17:00
Address: Church of St. Martin, ul. Grodzka 58

Concerts of early classical music in the Church of St. Martin, organized by the Polish Bach Society, take place once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Their performers are renowned artists, as well as outstanding students of the Academy of Music in Krakow. Every concert is preceded by an introduction, bringing the audience closer to the concert’s repertoire (in Polish). In February the concert of classical music features:
– Dorota Mentel – soprano
– Iwona Sułkowska-Kozłowska – mezzo-soprano
– Jadwiga Kowalska – organ
– Wojciech Marchwica – introductory word

Koncerty u św. Marcina

4. Kraków Golden Concerts – Valentine’s Concert

Date: 14.02.2024, 19:00
Address: Pod Baranami Palace , Main Square 27 (1st floor, ballrooms)

Kraków Golden Concerts cordially invites you to extraordinary musical experiences in the heart of Krakow. During the concert, you will have the opportunity to enjoy globally renowned hits from film and series, arranged for a string quartet. It’s the perfect idea for celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loved one. The event will take place in the baroque ballrooms of the Palace, overlooking the Main Square. To complement the evening, a glass of wine or a specially prepared non-alcoholic beverage will be provided for guests.
Koncert Walentynkowy Filharmonii Krakowskiej

5. VAN GOGH Multi-Sensory Exhibition

Date: 10.02.2024 – 09.06.24
Address: Hangar Czyżyny, Os. 2 Pułku Lotniczego 26A

The VAN GOGH Multi-Sensory Exhibition is the most innovative way to experience art! Works of the renowned artist will be presented through Digital Art 360 technology, transporting viewers into the incredible world of the grand master’s imagination. In a specially designed exhibition space covering over 2000 m2, you’ll be able to see hundreds of artworks and literally immerse yourself in the world of paintings. An extraordinary addition to this exhibition is the virtual reality (VR) area, allowing visitors to embark on a fascinating journey, delving deep into the most recognizable works of VAN GOGH.

Wystawa Van Gog

6. Wawel Evenings of Krakow’s Philharmonic

Date: 04.02.2024, 19:00
Address: Wawel Royal Castle, Wawel 5

Concerts are held in the Senatorial Hall, where senate sessions and important royal ceremonies once took place. The hall adorned with tapestries from the collection of Zygmunt August wonderfully corresponds with the presented repertoire. With only a few seats available, the concerts felt like exclusive events from the past. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy music and travel through time with extraordinary concerts at Wawel.

Wieczory Wawelskie Filharmonii Krakowskiej

7. SILK – Boutique Vintage Fair

Date: 04.02.2024, 11:00 – 19:00
Address: Rynek Przestrzeń (Jazz Like That), Main Square 34

It’s the eleventh edition of the Silk Fair… and this time, we’re meeting right in the heart of Krakow’s Market Square. Rest assured, our exhibitors will make sure everyone finds something special. Pearls from the categories of CLOTHING, ACCESSORIES, and HOME will be waiting for you. Admission is free! It’s a perfect opportunity to come for vintage shopping, enjoy a warm atmosphere, and admire the beautiful view of the Main Square in Krakow.

Butikowe Targi Vintage

8. Espresso Concert | Tango

Date: 04.02.2024, 12:00
Address: MuFo, Rakowicka 22 Street

The Carnival mood will be set by another Espresso Concert this year, expanding the chamber sound of strings with new instruments – this time featuring the accordion. The MuFo space will be filled with the passionate sound of Argentine tango in its various forms: traditional tango viejo, the emancipated tango nuevo under the sign of Astor Piazzolla, and entirely new compositions inspired by the rhythm of tango. The concert will also include a conversation with tango expert Grzegorz Frankowski. Additionally, guests can savor a cup of delicious coffee from BeMyBean – a coffee roastery.

Koncert Espresso Tango

9. Valentine’s Concert by the Krakow Philharmonic

Date: 13.02.2024, 19:30
Address: Krakow Philharmonic, Zwierzyniecka 1 Street

The Krakow Philharmonic invites you to a special Valentine’s Concert. It’s a fantastic excuse to enjoy incredible music with your loved one. The repertoire ranges from Vienna to Budapest, featuring the most beautiful waltzes and csárdás. It’s a perfect idea for a romantic date and to indulge in the beauty of music in the magical surroundings of the Krakow Philharmonic.
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra
Sławomir Chrzanowski – conductor
Grażyna Brodzińska – soprano
Paulina Janczaruk – soprano
Jakub Milewski – baritone
Łukasz Lech – narration, direction

Koncert Walentynkowy Filharmonii Krakowskiej

10. Krakil – Museum of Illusions

Address: 15 Straszewskiego Street

The Museum of Illusions is a space where illusions meet scientific inventions and art: physics and optics are presented alongside mysterious works of art and classic puzzles. This unique educational experience enriches interactive entertainment – drawing with light, creating shadows, and unforgettable moments in an upside-down world. Funny adventures will be suitable for both children and adults! It’s the perfect place for amusement, taking a million cool photos, and spending time with loved ones!

Krakil – Museum of Illusions


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