10 Delightful Events in Prague this January

By Megan Millisky

For a winter vacation you won’t soon forget, travel to Prague, Czechia. There are so many concerts to see at various historic locations around the city. Discover a Christmas Concert at Prague Castle, or a ballet/opera at Smetana Hall. Here are ten delightful ways to eat, drink, and dance your way through Prague this January.

1. Christmas Concert at Prague Castle

Stop into the famous Prague Castle for this beautiful concert. You’ll hear holiday classics like “O Holy Night,” "Silent Night," and “Ave Maria.” The five-member Old Prague Music Ensemble will be performing a selection of songs from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM on January 5.

Address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia

2. Strauss, Mozart, and Dvořák - Opera with Ballet

On January 4, watch a ballet set to the music of Mozart, Strauss, and Dvořák! You can enjoy this two-hour performance at Smetana Hall.

Address: nám. Republiky 1090/5, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia

3. Balfolk Immersion Dance

For a fun way to spend an afternoon, check out a Balfok Immersion Dance class. There are classes for all dance abilities. There will be concerts throughout this 3-day program as well! January 24-26, learn a new skill or perfect an old one at this immersive experience.

Address: Veletržní palác, Praha, Dukelských Hrdinů 7/530/47, Holešovice, 170 00 Praha 7, Czechia

4. Viva Golf Prague

If you’re in Prague from January 25-26, stop by Viva Golf Expo! This two-day golf exhibition features vendors from all over Europe. Over 100 exhibitors will be selling golf accessories, apparel, clubs, and more.

Address: Beranových 667 199 00 Letňany Czechia

5. Music for the Royal Fireworks

On January 7, discover the beauty of the Church of St. Simon and St. Jude. You can take in the music of George Frederick Handel performed by the Prague Chamber Chapel.

Address: U Milosrdných, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia

6. Prague Short Film Festival

Take a short break from all your sight-seeing to watch a short film at the Prague Short Film Festival! January 22-26, watch short films with English subtitles. You can even vote on your favorite one! Screenings are held in different theaters around Prague.

Address: Donská 168/19, 100 00 Praha 10-Vršovice, Czechia

7. Vivaldi and Mozart

Listen to the beautiful sounds of Mozart, Vivaldi, and Pachelbel on January 1. This concert begins at 4:30 PM at historic St. George’s Basilica.

Address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia

8. For Decor & Home Fair

Find the perfect products to spruce up your home at For Decor & Home. This trendy fair, January 16-18, exhibits everything you need to make a space your own. You can discover the latest trends in wall coverings, furniture, lighting and much more. Professional interior designers will be on hand to answer questions and make suggestions.

Address: 4C3W+49 Prague, Czechia

9. New Year’s Gala Concert

Experience the beautiful harmonies of piano and violin music in this New Year’s Gala Concert. January 2, stop by this two-hour gala concert performed by the North Czech Philharmony Teplice.

Address: Alšovo nábř. 12, 110 00 Josefov, Czechia

10. Czech Touches of Music

Prague welcomes the Silesian Quartet in this orchestra event. There will be individual clarinet performances, piano quintets, and more on January 4. The show will be 100 minutes with an intermission, and smart dress is encouraged.

Address: Mariánské nám. 5, 110 00 Josefov, Czechia

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