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 approx..at 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.