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Carnival (Masopust) Festivities at Žižkov

Jiřího z Poděbrad Square, náměstí Jiřího z Poděbrad, Praha 3 - Vinohrady, 130 00
Provided by: Městská část Praha 3

  • gastronomic event
  • carnival period
  • other
  • open-air
  • with children
  • free
  • tip


  • Sat 2. 2. 2019 – Sun 3. 2. 2019
  • Tue 5. 2. 2019

The Czech version of the Mardi Gras festival preceding the beginning of the Lent takes place all over Prague, the most famous one is held in Prague 3 Žižkov.

In Žižkov, the festival begins during a weekend, including activities geared toward families with children.

The peak of the festival is the costume parade, which will be held on February 5, 2019, starting at Jiřího z Poděbrad square 5 p.m., leading through Žižkov and Vinohrady (incl. Havlíčkovo square) in front of the Viktoria Žižkov stadium. Everyone who will participate at the parade in a costume will be given some of the Czech seasonal specialities for free such as blood or liver sausages or pork-based aspic.

admission free


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