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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


  • lö 2. 3. 2019 – sö 3. 3. 2019
  • ti 5. 3. 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 March 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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