Let’s see what will bring us the last week of January. Kids are looking forward to the school certificate and coming winter holiday and Prague gets ready for the carnival season and fasting period.
Letná carnival and pork feast
Costume parade at Strossmayer square.
When: starting at 11 a.m.
Carnival celebration in Holešovice market – “Masopustní hody”, Pork feast in Střešovice – Hudera butchery
Where: Nad hradním vodojemem 25
When: 12 – 10 p.m.
Miska Ramen – celebrates 1st birthday. Come to taste a traditional Japanese soup. Special B-Day menu.
Where: Španělská 2, Prague 2
When: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
till Jan 26
Japanese film festival – all films in Japanese with Czech and English subtitles
Where: Kino Lucerna
January 25 – January 26
Ice sculpture festival – 9th edition, this year topic: the magical kingdom
Where: Harfa, Českomoravská 15, Prague 9
January 27 – February 2
Prague Wine Week. Festival of wine, wineries, and gastronomy.
Where: Various places
Re-Opening of farmer’s markets at Náplavka and Kubáň.
February 7 – February 9
For the first time in Prague: Comic-Con
January 25 (10:15 a.m.) and Feb 8 (9:45 a.m.)
Strahov monastery – Library. 1 hour commented tour. Unique chance to visit and see in detail halls of historical Strahov Library (Czech description only). Ticket: 180 CZK
Where: Strahovské nádvoří 1
Flea market & vegetarian brunch at Klub Famu. Free admission
Where: Smetanovo nábřeží 2
When: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Night of ideas: “Live the city”. Vivre la Ville: Nuit des idées. Topic: Urban life – Masterclass, debate and a round table with architects.
Where: French institute
When: starting at 3 p.m.
If you have children, do not forget that many elementary schools and kindergarten have opening days this week.