Romanians celebrate Saint Mary on the 15th of July, a good reason for a long weekend and a relaxed capital city. If you're spending this weekend around Bucharest, make sure you know what's up!
Check out both sections of the article and discover the best events to attend over the following days: the first section is highlighting festivals and ongoing events happening throughout the weekend and the second one is showing independent events for each day.
Pick and choose your favorite combination and most importantly: enjoy the weekend!
Main events happening all through the weekend:
Summer in the Woods at Edenland
Just outside of Bucharest, Edenland Park - an adventure park in the woods - is waiting for their guests to enjoy summer outdoor in nature 10.00 to 20.00
This weekend they put together a nice exhibition of 17 young designers, students at the University of Art in Bucharest. Workshops will be avaialble for kids and grown-ups, enjoying games and activities with colored cotton candy, key rings, fans or puzzles. Workshop fees are 25/30 lei
Find the price list of Edenland park here
Come try out a wide selection of gelato at a special price, Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 - 20.00 The Institute Cafe will be hosting the gelato outlet. Conveniently the Cafe is right next to Cismigiu park, a cool stop for a nice walk.
The price of gelato will be of only 3.5 lei a cup or 50 lei a kilogram for ice cream to go. Find all the 18 different flavours in the event, a vast selection of ice cream and fruit sorbets.
Endless Summer at Youniverse
For a weekend by the pool with live music, check out the party going on at Youniverse. Friday to Sunday from 18.00 to 21.00 different artists will be playing by their swimming pool.
Access fees: Zone A: 80 lei adults & 40 lei (3-12 y.o. kids) Zone B 55 lei adults & 35 lei (3-12 Y.o. kids) RSVP: +0751333333
Independent events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
FRIDAY - 16 August
17.30 - 18.45 Yin & Restorative Yoga Pawan Yoga Studio (address)
Join a realxing class of yoga and learn how you can balance the energy flux in your body. For reservations send an sms at +40735981239 Pawan Yoga Studio. Cost: 54 lei - cash only
12.00 - 22.00 See the Full Moon on the terrace of the Arch of Triumph (address)
Apart from the Banksy exhibition which takes place this month inside the Arch of Triumph, the full moon can be admired through 25x100 telescopes located on top of the arch. Tickets here
SATURDAY - 17 August
20.00 - 21.00 Acoustic El Negro at Roaba de Cultura (address)
The most notable Reggae band in Romania will have an acoustic concert in Parcul King Michael the 1st park, at Roaba de cultura - Free entrance
18.00 - 03.00 Bucharest Nightmarket - The Bloody Mary at Open Monteoru (address)
Due to popular demand we gladly announce an unplanned third edition of Bucharest’s only true nightmarket, with the occasion of the mid- August long weekend.
SUNDAY - 18 August
12.00 - 15.00 Donate a book for village schools at J'ai Bistrot (address)
If you have in mind to spend a lovely afternoon in the open air garden of J'ai Bistrot, join their campaign and bring along a book that would be interesting for 10-14 year old kids.
17.00 - 20.00 Lemonade and paint 4th edition: Anemone at Art House Bucharest (address)
Enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon painting flowers and drinking lemonade. Cost of workshop: 80 lei, make a reservation at: firstname.lastname@example.org tel. +40727833904
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,