Experience one of Europe's most colourful native art forms live in Danube Palace. Folk dance shows run every night.

• See a live show by Hungary's finest folk performers.

• Reserve your seating and enjoy the spectacle.

• Optional hotel pick-up and drop-off available.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Hungarian Folk Dance Show:

Few European countries express their indigenous music and dance to the same artistic standard as Hungary. Here, these art forms are viewed as an indispensable part of the national self-image. It's plain to see that not only is music and movement woven into Hungary's culture, but that they form an intimate part of everyday life as well. One of the best ways to experience this timeless art form is to attend a traditional folk dance performance.

Live shows are performed every night in Danube Palace by some of the country's finest performers. The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble and the Rajkó Folk Ensemble are amongst the country’s most respected dance ensembles, with traditions dating back more than six decades.

By viewing these performances you will experience famous and lesser known Hungarian and Gypsy dances from every corner of the country. Through them, you'll witness Hungarian cultural heritage at its very best.

event_seat Select A Seating Category:

When booking your folklore performance you'll be asked to select a seating category; these are listed 1 to 3 and will determine where you are seated during the show. Each category is explained below:

  • Category 1: Rows 2-12, closer to the stage, though just behind the VIP row.
  • Category 2: Rows 13-15 (lower level) and 1-2 (rear gallery).
  • Category 3: Rows 3-5 (rear gallery).
  • VIP: Row 1 (lower level and gallery).

Click/tap here to view a downloadable map of Danube Palace's seating arrangement.

today Season | 2019/20 Show Dates:

schedule Start Time:

  • Check-In: 19:30.
  • Show Starts: 20:00.

place Danube Palace Address:

  • 1051, Zrinyi Street 5. Budapest.
  • Check-in at the Hungaria Koncert desk inside the building.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
  • Each show consists of two 40-45 minute parts, plus an intermission.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your Hungarian Folk Show you will receive an electronic ticket voucher immediately via email. Exact usage instructions vary depending on your ticket type:

• WITHOUT Hotel Pick-Up:

Print or present your ticket voucher on a mobile device to staff at the Hungaria Koncert desk inside Danube Palace. You should arrive at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before your show is due to start. Note that the time stated above is the time the show starts. You should check-in 30 minutes before this time.

- Seating categories are explained in the 'Downloads Tab' above.

• WITH Hotel Pick-Up:

If you choose the hotel pick-up and drop-off service then a chauffeur will drive you straight to Danube Palace and return you once the show is over. Please provide a mobile number during the booking process, then email your hotel name and address plus booking reference to info@cityxplora.com.

On the day of your show check-in with hotel reception 30-40 minutes before the performance is due to start. This is so the chauffeur has a direct point of contact from which to collect you more easily.

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