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Carnival party in the spirit of Celtic Halloween

Halloween has become an increasingly popular holiday in Hungary in recent years, but few people know its origin. Do you dare to learn more?

Venue: Dósa palatine square

Halloween has become an increasingly popular holiday in Hungary in recent years, but few people know its origin. Therefore, on Saturday, families can not only have a great time visiting the Dósa palatine square but also become acquainted with the Celtic traditions of the holiday.

Learn about the ancient Celtic divination techniques and the story of Fukar Jack. The demons of the Flaming Snails help to ward off the darkness, and you can also walk a Celtic circle dance in a mask made by ourselves!

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Halloween Programs in Debrecen

Learn about the origins and traditions of the holiday, from pumpkin lanterns to costumes, including family programs, night bathing, amusement park entertainment, and forest adventures.

Halloween is an increasingly popular holiday in Hungary. On October 31st, there will be a number of thematic programs for Halloween lovers in Debrecen. Learn about the origins and traditions of the holiday, from pumpkin lanterns to costumes, including family programs, night bathing, amusement park entertainment, and forest adventures.

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Visit Debrecen Zoo + Amusement Park on the autumn break

In addition to the animal feeding, those interested can get acquainted with gibbons and ring-tailed lemurs, but the traditional Halloween party of the amusement park will not be missed either. “Gibbon Day” will be celebrated worldwide on 24th October. Zoo visitors can enjoy the festive feast of the ZOO white-handed gibbons at 11 AM followed

In addition to the animal feeding, those interested can get acquainted with gibbons and ring-tailed lemurs, but the traditional Halloween party of the amusement park will not be missed either.

“Gibbon Day” will be celebrated worldwide on 24th October. Zoo visitors can enjoy the festive feast of the ZOO white-handed gibbons at 11 AM followed by an introduction about the life of the gibbons by zookeepers. 

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Zsuzsi Railway Awaits on the Long Weekend

The charming forest of Hármashegyalja, 17 km from the city is a great place to spend the long weekend. The forest is also the end stop of Zsuzsi,

The charming forest of Hármashegyalja, 17 km from the city is a great place to spend the long weekend. The forest is also the end stop of Zsuzsi, Hungary’s oldest narrow-gauge railway where those interested can take part in diverse programs on the long weekend (23 – 25 October). 

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St. George’s Day Herd and Crane Festival in Hortobágy

The traditional St. George’s Day Herd and Crane Festival will be held on 24th October. The crane is a symbol of the Hortobágy National Park, and the dance of the cranes is the most attractive natural event of autumn in Hortobágy.

The traditional St. George’s Day Herd and Crane Festival will be held on 24th October. The crane is a symbol of the Hortobágy National Park, and the dance of the cranes is the most attractive natural event of autumn in Hortobágy.

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Long weekend Events Program Roundup

There is no need to give up on cultural and leisure experiences on the long weekend of October 23rd. Exciting exhibitions, refreshing concerts, refreshing wellness, and sauna programs provide meaningful relaxation throughout the city.

There is no need to give up on cultural and leisure experiences on the long weekend of October 23rd. Exciting exhibitions, refreshing concerts, refreshing wellness, and sauna programs provide meaningful relaxation throughout the city.

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October 23rd – Long Weekend Opening Hours 2020

The long weekend of October 23rd is the perfect time to visit Debrecen and take a short break to recharge

The long weekend of October 23rd is the perfect time to take a short break to recharge. Debrecen is the ideal destination for a relaxing and meaningful long autumn weekend, during which, in addition to pampering wellness experiences and romantic walks in the Great Forest, the city’s museums, galleries, and tourist attractions guarantee a cultural experience.

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Christmas is Fast Approaching!

Christmas lights are being put up in and around Debrecen. In Jozsa for instance, – which is a popular suburb to the north of the city, the lights were up by the middle of October.

While children in schools are busy celebrating Halloween in schools and homes across the city, preparations are being made for the biggest celebration of all – Christmas.

Christmas lights are being put up in and around Debrecen. In Jozsa for instance, – which is a popular suburb to the north of the city, the lights were up by the middle of October.

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Debrecen Selfie Museum – a Social Museum

The selfie museum in Debrecen is a really social experience. The purpose of the unusual museum is to enable visitors to take unusual photos alone or even with friends.

The selfie museum in Debrecen is a really social experience. The purpose of the unusual museum is to enable visitors to take unusual photos alone or even with friends.

Selfie-postings provide people with a way (channel) to manage other people’s impressions about them, creating and boosting their self-esteem, which can support their happiness and physical attractiveness.

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Debrecen’s Oak Tree Wins Special Award

The oak tree in Déri Square was considered beautiful by many, winning a special prize in the “Tree of the Year” Competition.

The oak tree in Déri Square was considered beautiful by many, winning a special prize in the “Tree of the Year” Competition.


The Tree of the Year competition has been organized by the Eco-partner Foundation every year since 2010. This year, the title was bestowed based upon online voting which has been going on since July.

In a close finish, the pedunculate oak of Déri Square clinched second place in a close-fought campaign, with the victory going to the judas tree of Deepút, with 5091 votes.

The Hero Tree title was awarded to the Balatonszemes-Bagolyvári Promenade alley, while the Debrecen tree received the special prize of the National Forestry Association.

The most beautiful pedunculate oak of Debrecen won the special prize in the Tree of the Year competition

The pedunculate oak was named by the Matura and Nature Foundation / Nature Library. Its characterization reveals that this specimen is well situated, located on the right side of the square, “its imposing, royal appearance is inherently eye-catching, and due to its capital size, it is considered the largest and most beautiful protected tree in the city center.

It’s like a living history book if you could talk about the past of Calvinist Rome.

The tree witnessed the museum being rebuilt. On November 4, 1956, it witnessed when tanks rolled in and shattered the building of the opposite post office, assuming a resistance center was operating there. He watched when the monumental works of Christ’s trilogy by our greatest painter, Mihály Munkácsy, were placed on the window of the museum’s dome hall. “

The results were highlighted at an online awards ceremony this year, from which all nominating communities could apply by the tree. The Tree of the Year received a voucher entitling to special treatment. The Hero Tree Reward is a health assessment and treatment proposal. The special prize winner of the National Forestry Association received the OEE gift package. In addition to the Tree of the Year, the Hero Tree, and the special prize of the National Forestry Association, all the finalists received a diploma this year as well, recognizing the importance of the trees.

Source: Dehir.hu

St Martins Goose Day

St. Martin’s Day Goose Feast in Debrecen

St Martin’s Day Goose feast has a long history with the first written record dating back to 1711.

St Martin’s Day Goose feast has a long history, the first written record date back to 1711. Taking place on November 11th, Martin’s Day is a remarkable day in the traditional peasant folk calendar, being the last day of the fairs.

In addition to being the last day of the fairs, the tradition of St Martins day for the tradition of baking geese and to judge the new wine, since it is already drinkable.  At the end of the Martin’s Goose Roast Dinner, the tradition known as Martin’s glass is to cheer with the mature new wine in celebration of this day. 

St. Martin’s Day also marks the end of the peasant year. According to folk tradition, the annual economic work was completed, and then the winter resting period of nature has begun. The maids then received their annual salary and a goose as a bonus.

In keeping with this tradition, last year Debrecen and Eger teamed up to organize Martin’s Day goose feast on the Kossuth Square on November 8-10, 2019. 

So far, this year’s feast details have been slow to materialize, except that it will take place between the 13th-15th of November and will be co-organized with Eger like last year. We will keep you updated with the latest details as we get more information.

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The Aquaticum SPA – Hot Hot HOT

We don’t have to give up the summer in Debrecen with hot wet experiences even in the cool fall weather! The Aquaticum Mediterranean Adventure Bath welcomes you in the autumn with water adventures in a real tropical climate, (even with tropical vegetation).

We don’t have to give up the summer in Debrecen with hot wet experiences even in the cool fall weather! The Aquaticum Mediterranean Adventure Bath welcomes you in the autumn with water adventures in a real tropical climate, (even with tropical vegetation). If you prefer to relax, head to the Aquaticum Sauna World, where professional sauna masters help with physical and mental rejuvenation, or the Aquaticum Thermal Bath, where you can soak up the stress in 34-38 degree thermal water.

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