April Events You Should Not Miss in Pilsen

After the winter period, the historical city centre is starting to get more lively. Check the list of events taking place in Pilsen in April and plan your trip!

Spring is one of the best season to enjoy open ait event in teh historic city centre of Pilsen, the Czech Republic.

Every month, the Pilsner Urquell brewery organizes beer tapping workshop. You will learn how to draft different styles as well as the difference between hladinka, čochtan, šnyt nebo mlíko. You will become an expert in drafting Pilsner Urquell beer. You will get a proof of your proficiency in a form of beer glass with your name inscribed. You need to register at reservations@asahibeer.cz

Incredible tricks, stuntman performance and motocross battle. If you are a keen motorcycle fan, do not miss the April motoshow in Borská pole parking. One of the highlights of the day will be a trick battle between Italian master of drift Massimo Bianconcini and Czech rider Zdeňek Fusek. Which of them will win the applause?

The start of the family running race of different categories is in Škodaland sport centre. If you prefer long distances you may try half-marathon, 10km or 5km runs. You can also enter a relay competition for teams.

The festival of Czech film and documentary production annually attracts movie lovers as well as Czech top stars to Pilsen. This year´s edition will not be only a celebration of Czech film, but als of internet and series production. Six festival days will offer a total of 124 events, accompanying concerts and outdoor silent cinema with popular Czech series and cult movies.

St. Wenceslaus’s crow, king´s sceptre and orb are one of the most important Czech treasures.  The exhibition in the chateau Kozel located nearby Pilsen will show the perfects replicas of Czech Crown jewels which are seldom displayed to public.

The Pilsner Uqrquell Brewery will host the Easter fair for the first time. You can enjoy live music, traditional crafts and get ready for the traditional spring festivities from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Pilsen and beer are interconnected, however, during last weekend in April, there will be a wine spree as well. The spring edition of Pilsen Wine festival will take place in Kopeckeho sady on Friday and Monday. More than 20 wineries will present their production. You will enjoy not only wine-tasting but also live music.

The largest air show in the West Bohemia is held annually at the Plasy Airport. In addition to the aviation programme, there is a rich accompanying programme prepared with many attractions to keep your children entertained. You will see Red Bull Air Race world champion Martin Šonka, Gripens as well as the biggest acrobatic team in the world.

Pilsen farmers market take place every Saturday morning in Repulic Square in the historic city centre since 8 o´clock. You can buy seasonal vegetable, fresh cheese, meat, pastry or jams made by local producers and farmers or you can just have a cup of coffee and a sweet snack and enjoy a nice morning in the market.

Easter decorations, coloured eggs, traditional Czech Easter products and home-made Easter cakes will be available in the central Republic Square in mid-April. The Easter market will also offer traditional crafts and Czech Easter customs.