SPORT & ADVENTURE
Night Outside – November 20
This event to support homeless people will take place in Prague for the second time. Take to the streets to have a good time with people you have never met and educate yourself about this important issue. Participants will have the opportunity to spend one night as homeless person, so my advice is to wear warm clothes.
FMX Gladiator Games – November 29
The oldest freestyle motocross event in Europe, FMX Gladiator Games will take place at the O2 arena. Come and support the fans of this extreme sport and admire their moves not only on motorcycles, but also with snowmobiles and cars.
THEATRE & FESTIVALS
Diwali – November 1
This Indian festival of lights includes performances of talented musicians, dancers and other participants. Prague will light up during one of the biggest Hindu festivals. Don’t miss it!
Half moon above Prague – November 6–16
The 6th festival of the cultures of the Middle East will take place in Prague, Brno, Hradec Králové and Plzeň. Take advantage of unique opportunities to learn more about Middle Eastern culture through theater performances, staged readings, happenings and concerts led by artists from the Middle East who are living in the Czech Republic and in Europe.
Theatre Night – November 15
The third Saturday in November, theatres in more than 10 European countries including the Czech Republic will open their doors to the public. Visitors will be able to experience theatre in a creative and original way. The theme of Theatre Night is The Year of Czech Music.
Moscow City Ballet – November 30
Enjoy Swan Lake performed by one of the best ballet companies in the world. Members of the Moscow City Ballet will dance to the music of the famous Russian composer Tchaikovsky.
Nouvelle Prague – November 7–8
Nouvelle Prague is the first-ever showcase festival in the Czech Republic. Prague will host many great agents, promoters and musical professionals from all around the world. The second edition of Nouvelle will take place at the Staropramen Brewery.
Lenny Kravitz – November 13
More than one fan cheered when American singer Lenny Kravitz announced that he is going to perform in Prague. Lenny comes to the Czech Republic with an enormous gift, which is his new song “The Chamber” from his highly expected 10th studio album “Strut”.
Jack White – November 13
Another great concert, that you shouldn’t miss, is Jack White’s upcoming gig. White who is nowadays one of the most successful producers and musicians on the scene is sure to deliver an unforgettable performance. Can you figure out how Jack White has changed since his last world tour? It might be related to his hair style…
Swing Music Festival – November 13–14
The 17th edition of the Swing Festival will take place at the National House of Vinohrady. Fans of this genre can look forward to the performances of musicians not only from the Czech Republic, but also from the USA, where the greatest star of the first festival evening the 22-year-old saxophonist Grace Kelly is from.
Fantasy Night – November 14
Film Philharmonic has prepared for you a concert for soundtrack lovers, particularly in the fantasy genre. You will have an opportunity to listen songs from the movies Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Avatar, Chronicles of Narnia and many more.
One Republic – November 14
The event of the year is coming this November. The band One Republic decided to visit Prague one more time. If you are one of those lucky people who got tickets for the show at the O2 arena, performers of the song “Apology”, “Stop and Stare” and “Secrets” will definitely not disappoint you.
Snow Film Fest – November 1–December 7
Catch a selection of the best films about skiing, winter climbing, snowboarding, snow-kiting and other winter extreme sports. Snow Film Fest will take place in 140 cities around the Czech Republic.
Mezipatra – November 6–13
Mezipatra is the largest queer film festival in the country. See at least one of the 73 films made all around the word. The festival includes film as well as documentaries and retrospectives. A thematic discussion will also be prepared for those who like to ask questions. Do not miss the opening film, the Brazilian romantic drama “In His Eyes”, which was a hit at Berlinale festival.
Club Night with Strings of Autumn – November 12
Would you like to say goodbye to the festival Strings of Autumn? Take your friends and spend a night at the Roxy Club where musicians Young fathers, Xenia Rubinos and Taylor McFerrin will create the unforgettable atmosphere for this after-party.
Imagination Festival – November 28
On this day you can be part of the biggest bass music and harder styles indoor festival in Czech Republic. This festival will join over 20 international DJs who will perform on two stages. Visitors of Prague EXPO Letnany can enjoy plenty of space for dancing.
FOOD & DRINK
SeaFoodWine festival – November 2
Spend a lovely afternoon with friends while eating delicious food. At the SeaFoodWine festival, over 40 different stalls will present fish and seafood specialties, sushi, sweet desserts, wine and dishes cooked in red wine. Autumn Festival will also present a variety of new wine. Yummy!
Grand Jour de Champagne – November 7
Enjoy a little luxury at Champagne Exhibition. If you are a true connoisseur, then you will appreciate Prestige Cuvées champagne tasting, Club Blanc de Blancs tasting or a unique vertical tasting of Champagne Salon. The combination of champagne with seafood or caviar is simply unforgettable.
Delifest – November 14–16
Delifest gives people a chance to experience the foreign regional cuisine and culture. Theme of this edition of Delifest is the best from the Commonwealth. I recommend you to go to this festival with your foreign friends who may appreciate food from their homeland. You can taste the Australian and South African wines, New Zealand lamb, British fish & chips, Irish and Scotch whiskey, Indian cuisine, Barbadian and Jamaican rum or Canadian pancakes with maple syrup.
Saint Martin’s Day – November 15
Another gastronomic event is the celebration of St. Martin at Naplavka. My advice is: “Forget your diet and eat traditional roast duck with dumplings and sauerkraut and drink wine all day long!”
Prague Coffee Festival – November 15–16
If you are addicted to coffee, then you have something to look forward to. The program of the Prague Coffee festival includes lectures, degustation of coffee samples from local and international rosteries and also the presentation of various coffeehouses and baristas.
ART, DESIGN & FASHION
Prague Design Week – November 3–9
Support young Czech designers at Prague Design Week. Get to know many Czech designers, craftsmen and producers. During one-week festival, you can get familiar with the work of 50 artists.
Clothing Exchange Fair – November 9
Muddum art space is the perfect venue for this sustainable clothing swap fair and decoupage workshop. Bring your old clothes and swap for new ones or bring a mug, flower pot or other item to be magically upcycled.
Velvet Carnival – November 17
Join the Velvet Carnival to honor the 25th annivesrary of the Velvet Revolution when the communist regime in the Czech Republic ended and freedom started. This is a great opportunity for people to make a statement about societal issues in a creative manner. So take a mask and go to the streets!
Holešovice Fashion Market – November 28–30
Great chance to purchase unique gifts for friends or very demanding family members. Or do you prefer to buy something fancy to wear to Christmas dinner? You can find both in the biggest independent market of fashion, jewelry and design.
Have I missed anything? Let me know!