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December Bath Party Szechenyi Spa Baths Budapest

Winter in Budapest cannot go without thermal baths, and parties! Cheer up, darkness is switched on earlier so parties can start earlier.

Budapest Pre-NYE Bath Party

On December 30, 2016, you can be part of one of the biggest Cinetrip bath parties in Budapest. Cinetrip is the most awesomest party brand in Central Eastern Europe, be part of  its Cinetrip Winter Pool Party in Szechenyi Bath on pre New Year’s Eve in 2016. Let the warm waters, and the beats keep you warm. A party for a 2000 party folk, with mega sensations.

The annual pre New Year’s Eve Party in Budapest attracts young folks from all over the world, whose sole reason to visit Hungary and re-visit Budapest is to be part of the Cinetrip Winter Party edition. Great party. Period. Don’t forget your slippers, a thick towel big enough to cover you well (there are a few meters between the pool and the building to run). If you do forget, you can buy towels and robes on the spot.

DJs: the leading DJs of Hungary and the region

Early Bird Tickets (get lucky!): €50

Single Ticket: €60

Booking online in advance: Cinetrip Bath Party Booking

Hours: from 10:30 pm to 3 am

Have fun in Budapest!

In 2014 there will be several bath parties in Budapest in two of the outstanding thermal baths of the city. The must go NYE party is definitely the NYE Sparty in Szechenyi Baths

Szechenyi Baths Party Budapest NYE Sparty

Szechenyi Baths Party Budapest NYE Sparty

December 30, is the day of the much awaited pre New Year’s Eve party, now you can be part of one of the biggest Cinetrip bath party in Budapest winter season.

Big smile Budapest Sparty Cinetrip Szechenyi Bath

Big Smile at Budapest Sparty Cinetrip Szechenyi Bath

The pre New Year Party in Szechenyi Baths will rock the nightlife of Budapest with people party under the steam clouds and in the hot spring waters. Laser rays will zigzag and paint the walls with astonishing colours. Having doubts about the cold in winter time? The water is warm! :)

Other December bath party venues are not in Szechenyi Baths. Instead the venue is the smaller and more cozy Lukacs Baths.

Booking Tickets for the Winter Bath Party in Budapest: learn about the details, prices, location, FAQ

You could get easily warmed up for Budapest New Year’s Eve with a great party / sparty. Don’t forget your pair of flip flops, a nice and warm beach towel (you can also buy a Sparty towel on the spot though).

Szechenyi Bath Party Budapest

Szechenyi Bath Party Budapest

Booking online in advance is recommended. Every online ticket includes a locker with a lock. Bonus tickets come with a tiny little changing room called cabin, which you can use for your privacy and lock / unlock with your high tech electronic wrist band.

Party Hours: from 10:30 pm to 3:30 am

Cinetrip was 15 years old and its Cinetrip birthday party is at Szechenyi Baths in 2012.

Have fun in Budapest!

On December 30, 2013, you can be part of one of the biggest Cinetrip bath parties in Budapest, the pre New Year’s Eve pool sparty in Szechenyi Baths.

Cinetrip Future Disco Budapest Szechenyi Baths

Cinetrip Future Disco Budapest Szechenyi Baths

You could get easily warmed up for Budapest New Year’s Eve with a great party / sparty. Don’t forget your flip flops, and a thick towel big enough to cover you well (there are a few meters between the pool and the building to run). :)

Buying tickets for the New Year Party
Bonus tickets include Sparty towels, and some drinks too (4 Cocktails).

NYE Sparty Ticket Prices

  • 40 Euro – standard sparty ticket: party entry + locker for storage (no extra lock needed, your hand and your wrist band locks and unlocks the door)
  • 150 Euro – double sparty ticket with extras: 4 cocktails, 2 towels to keep, 1 lockable cabin in the baths (storage, changing, etc.), 2 gift bags with Sparty logo
Buying Bath Party Tickets Online

Booking online in advance: party tickets are limited.

DJs at Cinetrip Sparties

Cinetrip sparty DJs feature the best Hungarian DJs, and often foreign DJs show their talents at the parties. The most well known DJs in Hungary are: Palotai, Titusz, Superman, Waxman, Marvin, Crimson, Kevin, Naga, Kaszi

Brief Cinetrip Party History

Cinetrip is over 15 years old and its parties are absolutely stunning. More and more young people take a party weekend break in Budapest just to be part of this special experience.

Cinetrip parties have been in many Budapest baths and in other venues too.

Summer parties are in Szechenyi Baths, autumn, winter and spring parties in Lukacs Baths.

There are two Cinetrip parties in Budapest every year, one in summer (August) and one in winter (December).

The founding father is Laszlo Laki

Winter time? The water is warm! :)

Hours: from 10:30 pm to 3:30 am

Have fun in Budapest!

There are many New Year concerts in Budapest that have been a tradition for many many years now. And there are always new surprises making the New Year music palette more colorful and richer to cater for all music tastes in all possible genres, whether it is opera or rock, chamber music or triphop.

Budapest New Year Concerts

Budapest New Year Concerts

To make your New Year break more of a celebration, do pick a concert to attend as music will ending and starting your New Year so much more. Here are some of the best New Year Concerts in Budapest on December 31, January 1, January 2 and Jan 3.

Budapest New Year’s Eve Concerts

New Year’s Eve Concert in St. Anne’s Church

Budapest Inner City St Anne’s Church Concert (Belvarosi Szent Anna Templom): Monday, December 31 2016, featuring Schubert, Bach, Handel, Gounod, Albinoni, and more.

Classical music and operetta in the Budapest NYE Gala in Pesti Vigado

Operas, operettas, musicals, dances on the Budapest NYE Cruise and Show event.

Live Salon and Gypsy Music, Hungarian Folk Dance Show on a Budapest New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Bar Piano Battle on Budapest NYE Dinner Cruise

Budapest New Year’s Day Concerts

Palace of Arts Budapest Christmas and New Year Concerts

Palace of Arts Budapest Concerts

If you decide to spend the New Year’s Day in Budapest with a classical concert, take a look at the following options (and do book well in advance once you have picked your best choice as the New Year concerts quickly sell out, this being a busy period in Budapest, Hungary).

Palace of Arts New Year’s Concert January 1

The prestigious Palace of Arts in Budapest (Muveszetek Palotaja) will present a fantastic New Year’s Day concert:  Haydn’s The Creation will be conducted by Adam Fischer. (Follow the link to make and advance reservation in time. The concert will be sold out)

Budapest New Years Day Concerts

Budapest New Years Day Concerts

Date: January 1, 2017

Budapest Sports Arena New Year’s Concert

New Year’s Violin Concert with Zoltan Maga, January 01 in the Papp László Budapest Sports Arena, Budapest. Franz Liszt selected works Zoltan Kodaly selected works Franz Lehar selected works, Ferenc Erkel selected works, Bela Bartok selected works.

New Year’s Day Organ Concert in St Stephen’s Basilica

St Stephen’s Basilica will open the New Year with a beautiful Organ Concert.

New Year Gala Concert in Pesti Vigado Concert Hall

The New Year’s Symphony Concert in Budapest Pesti Vigado features a mixture of pieces of classical music related to Hungary. The concert will include a unique Hungarian instrument, the Cimbalom (Hammered Dulcimer) show: Chamber Concert with Cimbalom in Pesti Vigado with Dulcimer Show, Tuesday, January 1 2017.

You can also book the concert in a package with a Dinner Cruise. Student discounts apply.

Salon and Gypsy Music on the Budapest New Year River Cruise

Live Salon and Gypsy Music on a Budapest New Year Day Cruise
Dates: January 1

 Klezmer Concert on New Year’s Day

Budapest Klezmer Band will perform in the Budapest Congress Center to hail the New Year with lively klezmer music.

Date: January 1

If you find the Budapest list too short, you can take a quick 3 hour train trip to Vienna for a true Viennese New Year Concert.

New Year's Day Concerts in Vienna

New Year’s Day Concerts in Vienna


Pesti Vigado New Years Eve Gala Concert Budapest

New Year classical concerts are abundant in Budapest, but mostly on New Year’s Day. What about New Year’s Eve in Budapest if you love classical music? Let’s see the outstanding classical music concerts  on Dec 31, 2016.

Budapest 100 Gypsy Orchestra

Budapest 100 Gypsy Orchestra

The old year is soon going to end, and stepping off the last stones of the old year needs some great elevation to get impetus for the upcoming New Year.

There are two New Year’s Eve concerts that stand out as unique experiences.

NYE Concerts + pre NYE Music Programs

Budapest NYE Gala Dinner Show Party

Budapest NYE Gala Dinner Show Party

Dec 29, Classical Concert in St Stephen’s Basilica, city center Budapest

Dec 30: Music-Wine Gala Concert with the 100 Member Gipsy Orchestra (traditionally every year on Dec 30, pre-NYE concert)

Dec 30, Symphony Orchestra with Cimbalom Show in the Danube Palace

Dec 31: Budapest New Year’s Eve Gala Concert & Show with lots of music, and optional NYE Dinner and NYE Party in Budapest Pesti Vigado palace and concert hall.

100 Member Gipsy Orchestra NYE Concert

The world famous 100 Member Gypsy Orchestra gives its annual New Year’s Eve performance in the Budapest Congress Center with an optional gala dinner. The music performance will include pieces from Khachaturian, Monti, Brahms, etc.
Venue: Budapest Congress Center (aka the Budapest Convention Center)
Date: 30 December (one day before New Year’s Eve, it is a pre-NYE event in Budapest)

Tickets: the prices of the tickets range from 43.71 Euros to 108.81 Euros. While the cheap tickets include the concert and a drink, the more expensive tickets include either snacks or a New Year’s Eve gala dinner with drinks.

Booking Concert Tickets