August is known to be the Sunday of Summer! Enjoy the last flicker of heat and the festival time in Prague before summer departs for its journey to the other side of the world. The tourist season is still on the go and countless events will bring up your festive mood. You can expect nearly 15 hours of daylight and an average temperature of around 24°C. These are perfect conditions to explore Prague’s many outdoor activities and spend your time strolling through the historical streets until the late hours. The Old City of Prague and the legendary service of our historical Alcron Hotel will have you living in your summer fairy tale.
WHAT SPECIAL CULTURAL EVENTS CAN YOU LOOK FORWARD TO?
Letni Letna is an International Festival of Contemporary Circus and Theatre taking place at Letna from the 11th until the end of August. Its program features famous international circus artists, clowns, workshops, concerts, and many activities for families with kids. Prague Drinks Wine Festival will surely please wine lovers who can sample up to 400 wines from all over Central Europe. This festival is held between the 12th and the 13th at New Town Hall at Karlovo Namesti. As our luxurious Alcron Hotel is located in the city center, you can comfortably reach the square by foot or have your private wine tasting event at our popular BeBop Bar. If you are looking for a romantic setting, the Prague Castle Gardens invite visitors to the Night of Castles and Palaces. On the 27th you can watch historical swordplay, and learn about Gardens’ history. After the sunset, the Gardens will lighten up with torches and this special atmosphere will be enriched by classical music.
AUGUST PLAYS ALL MUSIC GENRES
A very famous and unique event with a long tradition, Prague International Organ Festival, takes place in the St. James Basilica in Prague’s historic Old Town Square, situated nearby our Alcron Hotel. You will be impressed by the city’s largest organ and amazing performances by organists from around the world. There are concerts on the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th. Good news for fans of opera, the program of the National Theatre is back after the summer break. You can get tickets for the phenomenal Bartered Bride on the 26th, Rusalka on the 28th or Don Giovani performed at the Estates Theatre on the 25th, 27th, and 30th. Are you looking for a legendary chilled place where you can relax your body and mind with good drinks and calm music? Do not miss the special program The Best of Reduta on the 3rd and hear the most famous jazz hits at Prague’s most famous jazz club. At our 5-star Alcron Hotel, we will gladly help you arrange the tickets or VIP seats. Would you prefer some stronger beat? Let’s rock it at the concert of American rock band Limp Bizkit at Forum Karlin on the 14th.
SHOOTING STAR SEASON BEGINS
The first shooting stars will start appearing at the beginning of August, however, on the night of the 12th to 13th you can look up to the sky and watch dozens of them as it will be the peak of this annual meteor shower. Next summer, our new hotel rooftop terrace will be already open and we are looking forward to having you there enjoying the best Alcron cocktails and the view of falling stars and the historical city.