Vinobraní - wine festival - marks the grape harvest. It is a favourite celebration happening in many towns across the Czech Republic during September. The typical elements of wine festivals include traditional costumes and dancing, dulcimer music and a Renaissance Fair-style atmosphere. Vinobraní is sometimes combined with a music festival.
But most importantly, the visitors get to taste the best of the Czech and Moravian wines and burčák (young wine).
And while great wine is typically atributed to the region of Moravia, you can definitely experience great vinobarní in Prague as well.
Vinobraní na Grébovce - September 14th - 15th
Experience the contrast of the medieval and the modern on náměstí Míru and the Havíčkovy sady park, also known as Grébovka. Enjoy the best Czech wines while listening to dulcimer music and watching Moravian folklore dance groups.
Rozloučení s létem na Petříně - September 15th
Rozloučení s létem – a farewell to summer – is a music and wine festival in Petřín. The line-up includes bands like Chancers, Plexis, Lucie revival and The Linings. There's plenty of things to do for children as well - clowns, theatre or face painting.
Vinobraní na Pražském hradě - September 15th - 16th
Enjoy your wine like royalty in Královská garden near the Prague Castle. Apart from great wine, you can look forward to traditional crafts, dulcimer music and even fencing duels.
Vinobraní v botanické zahradě - September 15th - 16th
Taste the wine from the sv. Klára vineyard and enjoy great music during this two-day event in the botanical garden. The program starts at 11:00 on both days.
Trojské vinobraní - September 16th
The event returns for the 14th time to the gardens near the Troja Castle. Music, theatre, dancing and fencing duels are just examples of the things you will find there. The program starts at 11:00.
Malostranské vinobraní - September 22nd
Enjoy the best of the Bohemian and Moravian wine, burčák, slivovice and sausages on Saturday, September 22nd in the Kampa park. You can burn off the calories afterwards by dancing to the rhythm of the dulcimer music.
Pražské vinobraní a svatováclavská pouť na Proseku - September 21th - 23rd
Vinobraní in Prosek is great fun for parents and children alike – there is wine and burčák from Prague and Moravia for adults and the st.Wenceslaus funfair for kids.
Vinobraní outside of Prague:
Karlštejnské vinobraní - September 29th - November 10th
Party medieval style near the Gothic castle of Karlštejn 40 km from Prague. The theme of the festival is dedicated to everything medieval – music, food and crafts. You'll even get to meet the Roman Emperor and Czech king, Charles IV.
Roudnické vinobraní - September 15th
The music and wine festival will take place in the baroque castle gardens of Roudnice nad Labem. Kids will enjoy the theatre and playgrounds, while adults can listen to music and taste the wine and burčák from the Roudnice area. The line-up includes Gipsy.cz, UDG, Yvonne Přenosilová and Clou.
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