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Debreczeni ZAMAT Street & Classic Food Festival

Debrecen’s gastro festival season continues with the Debreczeni ZAMAT Festival taking place from 17th to 19th September 2021. The venue is much larger than before, and the event has much more to offer, with an international outlook, star performers, and culinary experiences. 

The paired sausage and pálinka from Debrecen will play a leading role this year, but in addition to these, the best local and regional restaurants, as well as excellent Hungarian pálinka distilleries, will ensure that the festival is lasting in all its flavors.

Debreczen ZAMAT Festival provides attendees this year:

  • New suppliers
  • Known gastro faces
  • Local restaurants, flavors of our region
  • Are you cutting ?! – Debrecen pair sausage filling competition
  • Free children’s programs
  • All day activities
  • Diverse music offer
  • Celebrity performers: Bikini / Lipstick Magdi / Honeybeast / Neoton Familia
  • “Taste the world”
  • 15 nations cook for the audience
  • Producer market
  • Tastes of our country
  • Professional day and conference
  • Many gastronomic players in one place


Friday, September 17th, 2021

10:00 a.m. Professional conference
5:00 p.m. Opening of the gate in the event tent
6:00 p.m. Small Chestnut Club – children’s concert
7:00 p.m. Opening, presentation of the exhibition restaurants. Chef: András Wolf. hosted by Sass Dani.
7:45 p.m. Bikini big concert
9:30 p.m. Rúzsa Magdi big concert
10:45 p.m. Zamat Fun party on the small stage
11:30 p.m. Party music with the Vis Maior band

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

9:00 a.m. DEBRECINER GASTRO SHOW, including:
9:15 a.m. YOU CUT! – the opening of the pair sausage filling competition. Guests: Chefs Péter Pataky and János Herendi, hosted by Dani Sass.
9:20 a.m. Debreciner rethought – Dr. János Mazsu
10:30 a.m. Tompeti and Friends – children’s concert
11:30 a.m. Jancsa Jani – Cooking show on stage – from Debrecen couple.
12:30 p.m. Hajdú Dance Ensemble
1:30 p.m. Jazz is for a good lunch: Szőke Nikoletta Duo
3:00 p.m. Bernáth József – Cooking show on stage – from Debrecen.
4:30 p.m. Dumas Theater: Musimbe Dennis
6:00 p.m. Opening the gates to the evening events
6:30 p.m. Lázár Chef – The big chili challenge
7:45 p.m. Honeybeast big concert
9:00 p.m. YOUR CUT! announcement of the results of the pair sausage filling competition
9:30 p.m. Neoton Família big concert
10:45 p.m. Zamat Fun on the small stage
11:15 p.m. Party music: Happy And Band

Sunday, September 19, 2021

10:00 a.m. Rutkai Bori Banda – children’s concert
11:00 a.m. Taste The World – Introduction of the participating gastrocultures. Host: András Jókuti “World Eater”
12:00 p.m. Kristóf Steiner – cooking show
1:00 p.m. Music of nations on stage
1:30 p.m. Jazz for a good lunch: Pély Barna
3:30 p.m. Apacuka band – children’s concert
4:30 p.m. Szabi a Pék – Pizza workshop
5:15 p.m. Closing field music: Debrecen Dixieland Jazz Band

Admission is free all day on Fridays and Saturdays until 5 pm on Sundays!
Ticket price: 2500 HUF


Lovarda – Debrecen, Kassai út 26.
Nagyerdei Water Tower – Debrecen, Pallagi u. 7.
Kölcsey Center – Debrecen, Hunyadi u. 1-3.
Tourinform office – Debrecen, Piac u. 20.

Friday: https://campus.jegy.hu/program/zamat-fesztival-1-nap-125379
Saturday: https://campus.jegy.hu/program/zamat-fesztival-2-nap-125380

The festival is held in accordance with current legislation. From 6:00 p.m., guests can enter the event area only and exclusively with a valid security card. The security card is valid together with an identity card or passport. Visitors under the age of 18 may stay at the festival area, accompanied by a security card or with an adult with a security card. In addition to the ID card, the protection must be verified with a suitable application.