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What’s happening around Lake Balaton in August 2018

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Monday, July 30, 2018 — Emma Póli

Photo: Tamás Kőrösi - We Love Balaton

Balaton remains in full swing during the last month of summer. Here’s a selection of the most exciting events around the lake in August.

Landscape – Stories Exhibition

Displaying the characteristic works of Hungarian landscape painters from the 19th century, this exhibition is open all through the month.

Photo: Tamás Kőrösi - We Love Balaton

Auer Festival

This festival honours the memory of Veszprém-born Lipót Auer, violinist and music teacher, with performances by renowned artists on multiple locations around the City of Queens.

  • Where: various locations in Veszprém
  • When: from August 1 to August 5
  • More details: here.

Photo: Alexandra Heim - We Love Balaton

Paloznak Jazz Picnic 2018

Enjoy concerts by renowned musicians such as Jamie Cullum under a starry sky while sipping on great wines at Homola Winery’s yearly jazz celebration 

Almádi Wine Festival

Enjoy the wines of the Balaton region accompanied with various concerts, delicious bites and a buzzing atmosphere in the eastern corner of Lake Balaton.

  • Where: Balatonalmádi
  • When: from August 3 to August 20
  • More details: here.

Photo: Blanka Sebestyén - We Love Balaton

Fonyód Beer Festival

The ninth Fonyód Beer Festival will have almost a hundred types of beer available for tasting, along with various bands playing shows throughout the weekend.

  • Where: Fonyód
  • When: from August 3 to August 5
  • More details: here.

Photo: Tamás Kőrösi - We Love Balaton

Samsara Festival 2018

Settle down at the magical, lush forest of Töreki near Siófok and unwind with yoga, music and dancing at this psychedelic gathering.

  • Where: Töreki
  • When: from August 6 to August 12
  • More details: here.

Balatonfüred Wine Weeks 2018

You can sample the best products of the surrounding wine region until early September at Balatonfüred’s picturesque Tagore sétány, within the framework of Balatonfüred Wine Weeks.

Photo: Csongor Kiripolszky - We Love Balaton

Downhill National Championship 2018

Whether you’d like to participate in the races or just watch the riders speed by, the Downhill National Championship promises to be an adrenaline-fuelled event for all.

  • Where: Bringaréna in Eplény
  • When: from August 17 to August 19
  • More details: here.

Strand Festival 2018

Bid farewell to summer with performers such as Robin Schulz, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rag'n'Bone Man, Sigala and Troyboi at this year’s Strand Festival.

B.my.Lake 2018

B.my.Lake is for those who love electronic music: you can enjoy sets by an abundance of DJs from around the world while chilling on the shoreline.

  • Where: Keszthely
  • When: from August 22 to August 25
  • More details: here.

For the full selection of events happening around Lake Balaton in August, make sure to check out our regularly updated Upcoming Events section. 

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