- 24 Sep 2018 11:30 AM
From the organisers: The capital's largest gastronomic festival, the Sausage Festival in Budapest, will be held for the fourth time in 2018.
As the capital's Deputy Mayor’s wife mentioned before in one of her previous welcome speeches: "This sausage Festival brings the countryside to Budapest for a weekend".
The main themes of the Sausage Festival of Budapest are: "traditions, gastronomy and folklore".
On the second weekend of October the Budapest Railway Museum, and the adjacent Water Tower Park, will be completely full of fun attractions.
The total 10-acre exhibition area will feature special programs and well-known performers to entertain the audience during the three days.
The Water Tower Park will host the Country House Street, which at the end will be found the Country House of Békéscsaba furnished with 140-year-old antiques. Here you can taste the world-famous Csabai Sausages.
In the yard of the House, the Children Entertaining House and a front of it a Story Telling Theatre.
Next to the Country House will be the Petting Zoo, where children can feed the pets with fodder. The Museum is an interactive exhibition of agricultural equipment, visitors can try themselves with the corn crumbs, the pumpkin peeling and grinding.
There will be a nostalgic amusement park featuring with a chain swing and a carousel with wooden horses. In front of the paddocks will be the main attraction, the pig slaughtering and meat processing demonstrations of each exhibition day.
During the presentations, the butchers will scorch the slaughtered pigs with thee grains falling from the 124-year-old working trashing machine, and then cut and processing the meat with traditional instruments, in traditional clothing.
The townspeople will be able to see how our grandfathers used to slaughter and process pigs at the countryside.
Those who attend the pig-slaughtering presentation, can taste the organizer own “Pálinka”- the Railwayman Sting Pálinka, as a sign of hospitality.
At the Festival free of charge a variety of games are available for children: folk playground with 30 games, bouncy castle, slide, forge, face painting, archery education and Yurt, where you can dress in clothes of the conquest period, and can test ancient Hungarians weapons.
Adult HUF 1,800
Children HUF 1,350
Family HUF 5,500
Opening hours :
Friday 13:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 22:00
Sunday 09:00 - 20:00
Hungarian Railway Museum
1142 Budapest, Tatai út 95.