The spring is almost here. The nature will rise up, and the flowers will be in blossom. The time of the opened-air programmes is comming. In this article we offer you two, from these amazing events.
St. Matthew’s Fair
This is the most popular and biggest fair in Prague, and indeed the Czech Republic, and also it was the first spring fair in Europe.
St Matthew's Fair, known as Matějská pouť to the locals, is a time-honored Czech tradition. The earliest recorded festival began over 410 years ago. In total there are some 120 attractions on the exhibition grounds, including rollercoasters, houses of horror, carousels, waterfalls, virtual reality machines, cannonballs, a water world and a ferris wheel. Even though St Matthew's Fair is mainly a place where children can enjoy themselves. Some attractions are age-restricted for safety reasons.
Visiting Ferris Wheel is a must, which takes riders several meters up in the air. The popular attraction costs CZK 50 per ride, but the view is unforgettable.
Opening hours: Tue - Fri 14.00 – 21.00
Sat - Sun and public holidays 10.00 – 22.00
Nearest metro: Nadrazi Holesovice
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Spring Design Market
Upcoming Czech designers’ exhibition and showcase their newest personal works for sale. It’ll be begin on 23th of March at 10am.
Come and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere, original design, great music, theatre and good food.
More than 130 designers will present women and men fashion, children´s clothing, various handbags, original headwear, jewellery and accessories. You can look forward to original ideas and quality workmanship.
In the market purchase home accessories, books, toys and various delicacies as well.
Cultural programs during the Design Market:
12:00 – 1:00 PM: Theatre for kids Buchty a loutky: Three Little Pigs
01:00 - 02:30 PM: singer and songwriter Alasdair Bouch
02:30 - 04:00 PM: Zabijak a Borci
04:00 - 05:30 PM: Pilgrim Pimple
05:30 - 07:00 PM: Please the Trees
The entry is free.