Traditional feasts and joyful events in February in Hévíz

The period from the Twelfth Night to the beginning of the forty-day fast preceding Easter is celebrated with a big carnival to banish the winter in Hévíz too.

Traditional feasts and joyful events in February in Hévíz

14 February: Jazz Friday
7 pm City Hall (Kossuth L. str. 1.)

Featuring: Budapest Gipsy Swing Band

Tickets are available for pre-purchase for 1,000 HUF at the cash desk of Fontana Cinema and at the venue on the day of the concert from 6:00 pm.


15 February: Carnival of Hévíz

at Deák Square

10 am – 12 pm Handcraft workshops: crafting and painting masks in the Inner City Museum

1 pm – 2 pm Charity Fair of Doughnuts - offered by the hotels and restaurants of Hévíz

2.30 pm Playful contest for teams

3.15 pm A Fool’s Wedding

3.45 pm Parade featuring the Vaga Banda stilt team, the Nagykanizsa stilt team, the Musica Antiqua Band of Hévíz and the Boom Batucada Band

4.15 pm The performance of Vaga Banda stilt team

4.45 pm Burning of the Straw Man

5 pm Street party with DJ Belo


22 February: Traditional Pig Slaughter and Charity

Between 8 am and 1 pm: concert by Német Duo


For the slaughter, the pigs are provided by SemecFarm, the community of the Farmers’ Market of Hévíz and the local government of Hévíz. The supporters are providing traditional Hungarian sausages, cabbage roll, mulled wine and pálinka.

For 500 Forints, every guest will have the chance to taste the previously mentioned traditional food and drinks.

The sum of money collected during the event, is offered to local animal shelters and animal rights organisations.


28 February: Viva la Musica - an evening of classical music

7 pm at the Reformed Church of Hévíz

The attendance is free of charge!


Farmers' Market of Hévíz
In February, the market is open twice a week:
Thursdays: 1 pm - 6 pm
Saturdays: 7 am - 1 pm


Sport programs:
Sport programs can be booked in the Tourinform Office of Hévíz every day depending on the
number of applicants:.


More information on accommodations and current programs: |
Tourinform Iroda Hévíz
Tel: +36 83 540 131
8380 Hévíz, Rákóczi u. 2.
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