Book Fair in Buda Castle - photo by
Book Fair in Buda Castle - photo by

Book Fair and Festival in Buda Castle

Celebrating the Hungarian Language and Books, the 3-day Book Fair is more than a book market. It is also a traditional Hungarian-themed festival with concerts, children programs, gastro events and much more.

The 14th Book Fair is organized in the Buda Castle, in Trinity Square (in front of Matthias Church).

Book Fair in 2016

Buda Castle Book Festival - photo by
Buda Castle Book Festival – photo by

September 2-4, 2016

Opening hours

Sep 2: 1.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Sep 3: 10 am – 8.30 pm
Sep 4: 10 am – 8.30 pm

Recommended Programs

  • Traditionalist exhibitions and re-enactments presenting the life in the Turkish Age in Hungary (15th-17th century): every day
  • Gastro exhibitions: traditional Hungarian cuisine: every day
  • Wine Tasting: every day from 7.30 pm
  • Folk Dance Show: Sep 2 from 3 pm
  • Hungarian Folk Dance Show and workshop: Sep 2 and 3, from 7 pm
  • Jazz Concert (Harcsa Veronika): Sep 3 from 8.30 pm


  1. What is the time, programs and admission for book fair in 2017?

    • Dear MN,
      unfortunately the 2017 dates have not been confirmed yet. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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