As we head into the weekend, here are our picks of things to do in Prague.
Sip: Pumpkin Smoothie from Stavnato
Tis the season for everything pumpkin! Forget about being #basic with your PSL (pumpkin spice latte) and this year celebrate fall with a pumpkin smoothie or juice from Stavnato. Be sure to enjoy your beverage on a bench in the Jiřího z Poděbrad park. Pumpkin juice comes with a range of benefits for health, skin and hair in addition to its refreshing and delicious taste. Treat your body to some love this weekend!
Sweat: Zombie Zumba
Start off your Halloween right with Zombie Zumba! Jatomi Palladium is getting into the Halloween spirit with a Zombie Zumba class on Saturday, October 28 from 16:00 – 19:00. You will have the opportunity to wear your best costume, dance and sweat it out before your Saturday night on the town! The price is 250CZK for members and 350CZK for non-members. Facilities include sauna, showers and lockers. Reserve your spot ahead of time here.
Shop: Blogger Fashion Bazaar
Calling all fashionistas! Clear out some room in your wardrobe and head to the VisitInn Cafe on Saturday, October 28 for an afternoon of shopping with Prague’s fashion bloggers and stylists. Enjoy a drink while you shop through their treasures and provide a new home for their trendy threads and accessories. The Blogger Fashion Bazaar will run from 13:00-19:00.
Eat: Halloween Brunch
Hilton Old Town Prague has a Halloween Brunch on the menu for Sunday, October 29 12:30-15:00. The Halloween themed buffet and drinks is a fun way to celebrate with the whole family. There will be a best costume competition and a children’s corner. Children six and under are free of charge. The cost for adults is CZK 1,400 and the cost for children between the ages of 7 and 12 is CZK 590.
See: Motorcycle Exhibition
Visit a non-competitive and non-commercial custom bike exhibition of custom motorcycles at the All Ride Motorcycle Show 2017. Located in a former factory called Tovarna in Prague 7 you can see the showcase of many different style bikes, custom made and destined for the road. You will also enjoy a sculpture exhibition, silent cinema, two bars, pop-up stores, food trucks including Salt n Pepa, Eddie’s Barber shop, a tattoo studio and much much more. Entrance is free. The show runs from October 27-October 31 so check the website and Facebook page for more details on the program for each day.
Visit: Czechoslovak Independence Day & Open Day
October 28 marks Czechoslovak Independence Day and is a national holiday. The Czech’s broke from the Austro-Hungarian empire in Wenceslas Square on this day in 1918. In celebration of Independence Day, many Czech institutions will open their doors to the public for free on Saturday, October 28. Check out some of the below places for free on open day.
*Senate of the Parliament- Pop into the most valuable historical spaces of the Wallenstein and Kolowrat Palaces. Group tours with expert guides are prepared for the public. (9:00-16:00) Valdštejnské náměstí 4, Praha 1 – Malá Strana, 118 00
*The City Mayor’s Residence-The residence was established in the years 1925-1928 and it is a part of the Municipal Library of Prague building.(9:00-18:00) Mariánské náměstí 1/98, Praha 1 – Staré Město, 110 00
*Municipal House-Route with the option for a guide includes Smetana Hall–Confectionery–Moravian Slovak Parlour–Božena Němcová Parlour–Oriental Parlour–Grégr Hall–Palacký Hall–Mayor’s Hall–Rieger Hall–Sladkovský Hall. (9:00-16:00) Náměstí Republiky 5, Praha 1 – Staré Město, 111 21
*Kramář’s Villa-The villa of the first Czechoslovak Prime Minister Karel Kramář and since 1998 has been the official residence of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. (10:00-16:00) Gogolova 212/1, Praha 1 – Hradčany, 118 00
*Chamber of Deputies-During a one-hour tour, you can see the main meeting hall, meeting rooms and other spaces of the committees in Smiřický, Sternberg and Thun Palace. (9:00-16:00) Sněmovní 4, Praha 1 – Malá Strana, 118 26
Also, check out the National Museum website for their Open Day offers from 10:00-18:00.
Listen: Strings of Autumn
Every year since 1991, members of the international music scene have come together for the Strings of Autumn festival in Prague. This year the festival includes 10 concerts including Herbie Hancock. Check out one of the remaining shows scheduled through November 9 and enjoy. Catch it while it lasts!