Catch a Balkan music legend or run a half marathon – here are the best things to see and do around Lake Balaton in May.
Concours d’Elegance is a gathering of classic cars, celebrating not only these four-wheeled wonders, but also the elegance of sailing, style and fashion.
Boban Marković and his orchestra are returning to the shores of Lake Balaton. This time they will play Balatonalmádi as part of the town’s birthday celebrations.
Nothing signals the arrival of summer more than the opening ceremony of the sailing season, being held at Balatonfüred, along with the opening race.
The best baristas of Balaton will gather in Gyenesdiás this month to find not only the region’s best exponent. Competitors have to fix four espressos, four cappuccinos and four of their own coffee creations, all within 15 minutes.
Join other runners and take on the challenge of a half marathon race. The starting point is in Badacsonyörs, the finish line lies in Balatongyörök, a total distance of 21.1 kilometres.
As part of Folly Arboretum’s fundraising for the Down Foundation Early Development Centre, the proceeds of the giant pine-cone auction held during this open day will be donated to the organisation.
Szentbékkálla’s Padon Chili Farm is celebrating its opening with a friendly gathering: there will be a fair with artisanal products, a delicious lunch, a horse show and plenty of things to keep children occupied all day long.
The cosiest festival at Lake Balaton offers concerts, great wines and various other spectacles. Headlined by Mario Biondi, this multi-faceted event will be held over the weekend of May 24.
For the full selection of events happening around Lake Balaton in May, make sure to check out our regularly updated Upcoming Events section.