The best gastro festivals in Budapest this fall
Posted by Mia Balogh · Sep 2, 2015

After our summaries of the best summer festivals, let us show you our list of the must-see and “must-taste” gastro festivals this fall.

Főzdefeszt and Street Food Market

Due to the rainy weather, the organizers postponed the 10th Főzdefeszt to the second weekend of September. So you can taste the latest Hungarian craft beers from 11 to 13 September at Felvonulási Square, next to ARC poster-exhibition. The entry for the event is for free, but you have to buy a Főzdefeszt glass and acquire a FestivalCard for 500 HUF to start tasting (check out the prices at each hut and upload some money to your card). When you leave, you will get this deposit back, just like the money you haven’t spent from your Festival Card.

Foie Gras Festival

If you like goose liver, spend the next weekend in Budapest, where the 7th Foie Gras Festival will be organized. In addition to the unique specialties, you can enjoy several programs and nostalgic atmosphere, as well. The festival begins on 4 September and ends two days later, you will find it at Erzsébet Square, near Deák Square in the City.

Budapest Wine Festival

You can taste wine from the best Hungarian wineries, if you visit Buda Castle from 9 to 13 September. Budapest Wine Festival will be organized here, and it provides you the possibility to taste and to purchase wine this year, too. Are you a fan of Italian wines and gastronomy? Then we have some more good news for you: the festival can be the perfect occasion to taste some Italian treats, as well. Don’t miss it.

Budapest Pálinka and Sausage Festival

Noblest pálinka, Hungarian specialties, great sausage supply and extraordinary gin varieties are waiting for everyone between 2 and 4 October in Budapest. This will be the 9th Pálinka and Sausage Festival, organized at one of the most beautiful spots of the Hungarian Capital.

Pig Slaughter Sausage Festival

Delicious pork dishes, farmers’ market, freshly made sausages, interactive and music programs – would you like to enjoy all of these? Then visit the Hungarian Railway Museum and its huge park between 16 and 18 October, and try all that you would like to. You will have the chance to buy unique and delicious souvenirs, as well. Visitors of the event can travel for free on the festival buses, between Nyugati Railway Station and Hungarian Railway Museum.

Our tip:

Dou you have a sweet tooth? Then don’t miss Sweet Days and Chimney Cakes Festival in Budapest. The first one will be organized between 18-20 September in Buda Castle with lots of sweet surprises. The second one is scheduled for 9-11 October in Vajdahunyad Castle.

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