Letná Harvest Festival to Include Prague’s Largest Farmers Market Yet

Letná Harvest Festival to Include Prague’s Largest Farmers Market Yet

The first ever Dožínky na Letné 2017 (Harvest Festival on Letná) kicks off September 8 and, according to organizers, it is shaping up to be one of the largest farmers markets the city has ever seen.

The program, released yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, lists an impressive line up of nearly 100 regional sellers from all over the Czech Republic for its late-summer market.



Vendors include Moravské dobroty, Farma rodiny Němcovy, and Takový makový, a company specializing in poppy-seed drinks.

An accompanying roster of events will take place at the National Museum of Agriculture and the National Technical Museum.

Letná Harvest Festival to Include Prague’s Largest Farmers Market Yet

Image: Traditional Czech harvest festival / Wikipedia Commons
Image: Traditional Czech harvest festival / Wikipedia Commons

To add to the festive atmosphere, The Tap Tap, Ewa Farna, and additional Czech bands will be on hand for open-air performances; a parade will also take place on the second day of the festival.

The event aims to present Czech agriculture, folklore, traditions, history, and the “everyday activities and fruits of our farmers’ labor.”

The regional market and festival will be held from September 8-9.

For more details see the Facebook event.


Elizabeth Haas

Elizabeth Haas is the editor of Expats.cz. She has lived in Prague for 12 years working as a writer and editor of cookbooks and travel guides. Her work has appeared in both Czech and American publications.

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