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First for your interest are 3 items with insights into local places well worth Xploring:

1. Xploring Budapest: Garden Of Philosophy
2. Xploring Budapest: Füvészkert Botanical Gardens
3. Xploring Budapest: Tabán Parish Church & Deer House

Next up here's a link for you to see What’s On these days and over the National Holiday weekend.

Talking of events, we hope you're able to accept this invitation to socialise with the 'great and good' from Budapest’s business, diplomatic, and cultural circles at our annual networking extravaganza: 

Xpat Party for Charity, Marriott Ballroom, 27 October - more details below.

So now here's hoping you like what's included for you below

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

Invitation: Xpat Party for Charity, Marriott, Saturday 27 October

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Calendar highlights

Marialy Pacheco @ Opus Jazz Club

Cuban pianist and composer Marialy Pacheco, who lives in Germany, won the first prize in the soloist category at the 2012 instalment of the Montreux Piano Competition.

19 October - 1093 Budapest, Mátyás u. 8.

Castle Garden Bazaar: Author Talk With Susan Faludi

Talk with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi; moderated by Gyárfás Dorka in English.

21 October - 1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2-6.

Second-Hand Fashion Market @ Akvárium

One of the biggest second-hand Fashion Market in Budapest. Free admission. Open: 11 am - 6 pm

21 October - 1051 Budapest, Erzsébet tér 12.

SzimPLANT @ Szimpla

Budapest and its surroundings are full of green micro-communities - however principles, trends and regulations might divide the network of nature-loving city-dwellers...

21 October - 1075 Budapest, Kazinczy u. 14.

Mark Kozelek Performs @ Budapest Palace of Arts

Performing for the first time in Hungary, he is one of the most important singer-songwriters and guitarists of the past quarter century.

22 October - 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.

International Board Game Night @ Muszi Közért

Discover the world of modern board games,​ in the company of some super people, over a beer or two, with the help of seasoned game masters. Entrance fee only: HUF 400.

23 October - 1074 Budapest, Izabella u. 29.

Revolution Memorial Concert @ St Emeric's Church Of Cistercians

To the memory of the victims of the revolution and war of independence. Mozart: Requiem, K. 626. Donations gratefully accepted.

23 October - 1114 Budapest, Villányi út 25.


Exquisite Business Lunch @ Deák St. Kitchen

Available every weekday from 12pm to 3pm, you can spoil yourself to an exquisite lunch break, in the heart of the city, in a relaxed 5* environment.

Mark Your Diary: Winter Wonderland @ American International School, 2 December

This Winter Wonderland is a place where visitors can buy unique holiday gifts for family and friends, enjoy delicious food, and participate in a variety of activities and programs.

'Middle Eastern Vibes', Baalbek Lebanese Restaurant, 19 October

Friday evening, Baalbek restaurant adds authentic live music from 8 pm to the genuine Levantine cuisine on offer. Go to enjoy Middle Eastern vibes & meals, on the 19th with special guests Ádám Hosman and János Gerzson.

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