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Debrecen Event Preview 2023

2023 has just started but it is highly advised to start planning the holidays as this year’s event calendar is full of great events and festivals not to be missed. The annual festivals like the Campus Festival and the Flower Carnival will be held again as well as the popular culinary festivals like the Wine and Jazz Days, the Burger Festival, and the Zamat Festival. Spanish, German, and Jewish culture will be in the spotlight on various cultural days. Debrecen Drive and Galiba Children’s Festival are also in the schedule just like international sports events like the Women’s Futsal European Championship, the U19 Men’s Basketball World Championship, and the 3X3 Basketball World Tour Masters.

Debrecen Event Preview 2023

UEFA Women’s Europe Championship Final Four
March 16-19, 2023
Főnix Arena

Debrecen Spring Exhibition
April 2023
Bényi Gallery

Cats – 40th Jubilee Show performed by Madách Theater
April 13, 2023
Főnix Arena

ALL-IN Debrecen – Spanish Cultural Days
April 15-21, 2023
Various places in Debrecen

Lord of the Dance – 25th Jubilee Show
April 17, 2023
Főnix Arena

ALL-IN Debrecen – Jewish cultural Days and Street Festival
April 25-28, 2023
Debrecen’s Jewish district          

Debrecen Drive
April 26-28, 2023
Nagyerdei Stadium and area

Children’s Day
April 27-28, 2023
Zoo Debrecen

Soul of Bread Festival
June 3, 2023
Lake Békás and area

Debrecziner Gourmet Festival
June 16-18, 2023             
Lake Békás and area

Night of the Museums
June 24, 2023
Déri Museum, Medgyessy Ferenc Memorial Museum, MODEM, Reformed College Museum, Szabó Magda Memorial Museum

U19 Men’s Basketball World Championship
June 24 to July 2, 2023
Főnix Arena and Oláh Gábor Street Sports Hall

Campus Festival
July 19-23, 2023
Nagyerdei Stadium and area

Hungarian Photo Exhibition
August 2023
Debrecen city center

Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days
August 3-6, 2023
Lake Békás and area

Wine Regions Hungary

Night of Zoos
August 25, 2023
Zoo Debrecen

Debrecen Flower Festival
August 14-20, 2023
Various places in Debrecen

Beer by Lake
August 14-20, 2023
Lake Békás and area

Galiba Children’s Festival
August 16-20, 2023
Zoo Debrecen

Farmer-Expo International Agricultural and Food Industry Trade Fair
August 17-20, 2023
UD’s Böszörményi Road campus

Botanica Expo
August 18-20, 2023
Kölcsey Center

3X3 Basketball World Tour Masters & U18 World Championship
August 29 to September 3, 2023
Debrecen main square

Burger Festival
September 3, 2023         
Lake Békás and area

Debreczeni Zamat Festival
September 15-17, 2023
Nagyerdei Stadium’s northern event area

ALL-IN Debrecen – OKTOBERFEST (German Cultural and Culinary Days)
October 5-8, 2023           
Various places in Debrecen

Halloween Party
October 31, 2023
Zoo Debrecen

Debrecen Advent
December 2-24, 2023
Debrecen city center and Kölcsey Center

Programs are subject to change.