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  1. Hungary
  2. Central Hungary
  3. Budapest

Budapest: St. Stephen's Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Product ID: 157671
Celebrate St. Stephen’s Day in Budapest. Join the fun on August 20th and experience one of the most important national holidays for Hungarians, celebrated on a cruise with spectacular fireworks.
About this ticket
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a 4-course dinner on the River Danube
  • Cruise past the imperial monuments of Budapest
  • Watch a live music performance and piano battle
  • See the sights of Buda and Pest illuminated at night
  • Enjoy the fireworks from a unique vantage point
Full description
The 20th of August – so called St. Stephen’s Day – is one of the most important national holidays in Hungary. King St. Stephen, who was canonized on August 20, 1083 by Pope Gregory VII, was the first monarch of Hungary. This day became an annual celebration in 1771 with the help of Maria Theresa, who designated it as a national state and church holiday. Since then, Hungarians celebrate on August 20th with day-long festivities, creative programs, and fireworks.

A river cruise is the ultimate way to experience this Hungarian holiday. You will spend 3 hours on the Danube, cruising along Budapest's stunning riverside while enjoying a delicious 4-course dinner. Enjoy live entertainment and the best view in the city to see the fireworks in the center of the Hungarian capital. The colorful display is centered around Gellért Hill, but you can see them from a unique spot, directly on the river. 

Right before the fireworks begin, stop at Batthyány tér, which is right in front of the stunning Hungarian Parliament building, so you'll have a chance to appreciate the gorgeous Hungarian architecture.
  • Glass of champagne as a welcome drink
  • 4-course dinner
  • 3-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Piano battle show
  • Free Wi-Fi
What’s Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Silverline Dock 1052 Budapest, Jane Haining rakpart, Dock 11. GPS coordinates: 47.492028, 19.050528

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at the time of booking
• The minimum drinking age is 18 years
• The dress code is formal
• Vegetarian options are available (please advise at time of booking if required)
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
• The menu is available in other languages onboard
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Silverline Cruises

Product ID: 157671