The upcoming weekend looks exciting for culture lovers, coffee lovers, beer lovers, party lovers, brunch lovers and more. A little bit of everything for everyone, just like any other Bucharest weekend, especially during the warm season (disregard the rain).
Make sure to look over both sections of the article: ongoing events happening throughout the weekend and independent events for each day. Pick and choose your favorite combination and most importantly: enjoy the weekend!
Main events happening all through the weekend:
Night of open Museums
18th of May to 19th of May the city's cultural life comes alive as almost all museums open their doors to curious visitors, free of charge. The event is honored all over Europe in the same manner: by celebrating culture and allowing the public to visit museums at night.
In Bucharest the museums aren't the only venues opening their doors throughout the night, there are several galleries and creative architectural and design projects joining the initiative. Find the full map and schedule of each participant up on the website.
Bucharest Coffee Week
The first edition of the Bucharest Coffee Week started on Tuesday, May 14 and continues until Sunday, May 19.
More than 30 events will be held, all in various locations, in order to give everyone the chance to know more about coffee through tastings, parties, workshops, talks, and other funny activities. The aim of this event is to promote the amazing job made by local coffee artisans, to stimulate the community, and give you the opportunity to experience coffee in ways you never thought about before. Find here the Facebook event list
Berlinerville - hipster white beer from Berlin at Mikkeller
Summerish by definition and refreshing by nature, it’s time for the berliner weisse to warm us up for the hot season. Having the superpower to put you in a relaxed mood, berliner weisse is literally the coolest beer style. As the name indicates, it originates in Berlin, all the way back to the 1600s, and by the end of the 1800s, it was the most popular alcoholic drink in the German city. Let’s give it a go and see how the modern berliner weisse has evolved in its long history.
The event takes place from 17th to 19th of May at Mikkeller Bucharest from 17.00 to 23.00
Independent events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Friday 17 May
17.00 - 20.00 Curtain Flow - Puppetry workshop at Student Culture House Bucharest (click here to see the address)
Puppetry workshop held in English and Spanish. Free entrance, limited spots - reservation form here
21.00 - 23.00 Kikagaku Moyo (JP) Live at Control (click here to see the address)
Tokyo-based psychedelic rock band whose sound incorporates elements of Krautrock, Indian ragas, and acid folk. Tickets cost 50 Lei - get them here
Saturday 18 May
11.00 - 18.00 The Good Fair "Targul de Bine" at Sheida (click here to see the address)
A shopping and coffee event that brings together social businesses across Romania. Interact with enthusiastic business owners whose dream is to bring a positive contribution to society
20.00 - 01.00 Make Primaverii Great Again "3" at Spring Palace (click here to see the address)
Garden party at the former dictator's private house
Tickets start fron 35 lei, Vip tickets include house visit and cost 125 lei - get ticket here
Sunday 19 May
11.30 - 17.30 Brunch with Bobo at Artichoke Social House (click here to see the address)
Healthy fresh menu for good vibes on Sunday
14.00 - 22.22 - PLAN at Open Monteoru (click here to see the address)
Summer season starts with an outdoor event in the urban garden with the same relaxed vibe and great music. Entrance 40 lei
As usual, don't forget the number one suggestion is to go on a cultural tour / fun experience powered by Bucharest Vibes, find all of them here.
Enjoy the great times ahead of you this weekend!
Until next week,