Bucharest never stops enjoying weekends, especially if the unique occasion of a city celebration comes along. Apart from the city's b'day festival, see what else you could do around these days.
Make sure to check 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:
Mogosoaia Sound Check
Join the first edition of Mogosoaia Soundcheck, the party on the shore of Mogosoaia lake which takes places Friday to Sunday, 10.00 - 23.30
Enjoy three days of concerts and open-air theater, street food, relaxing on the grass and a serious camping area which will guarantee a total decoupling from the city.
Art Walk Street AWS
Between September 20-22, from 10.00 to 20.00 Revolution Square and Iqos will host the 9th edition of the first outdoor art festival in Romania, Art Walk Street AWS, a completely new cultural concept in Romania, dedicated to supporting young artists and urban-art events.
Young artists from different regions of Romania, Albania, Moldavia and Italy will be exhibiting: paintings, graphics, textiles, sculpture, mural art and ceramics (glass / metal). Three prizes will be awarded according to the preferences of the public. Free access
Șofran Fest is an event that celebrates the ethnic diversity of Romania, through two key elements: music and gastronomy. For three days - 20 to 22 of September, live concerts, cooking demonstrations and workshops will be held at The Ark.
Enjoy cooking workshops of balkan cultures, guided tours and parties.
Free entrance, find the full schedule for each day in the Facebook event!
Independent events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
FRIDAY - 20 September
19.00 - 22.00 Togetherness painting session at Acuarela (address)
Bring your contribution to the largest collective painting in the world, what better place to do so than colorful Acuarela (meaning watercolor in Romanian). Free entrance
21.00 - 04.00 Nuit Sociale - Art Safari - Avant Premiere at Oscar Maugsch Palace (address)
Enjoy a party in an elegant palace that will host an art exhibition a week from now. There will be 2 stages with different music and bracelet access, get it your bracelet for 40 lei in advance or 60 lei at the door - if available. (Contact persons in FB event)
SATURDAY - 21 September
10.00 - 22.00 Bucharest Days at Constitution Square (address)
Bucharest celebrates 560 years of existence with the traditional iMapping show on the Parliament. Join the celebration and enjoy concerts, street art and food festival. Free entrance.
17.00 - 22.00 SIP SIP Hooray // Brockmans Gin & 1724 Tonic Water at GinOteca (address)
Because there’s never such thing as too much gin. New stuff arriving at GinOteca: Brockmans, a different gin, berry berry fruity & tonic water 1724 with yummy citrus notes all the way from South America & let the music play with DJ Iron Vic!
SUNDAY - 22 September
10.00 - 19.00 Septembriada at Bounty Fair (address)
September shopping festival with local designers, workshops and tasty snacks. The festival will take place outdoor, in the yard of Casa Universitarilor, entrance ticket 8 lei.
17.30 - 19.00 Samba de Domingo at Londohome (address)
Enjoy a warm evening in the garden, with brazilian rhythms led by Mara (RO) and Cauê (BR). A perfect combination of voice and guitar. Ticket cost: 30 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,