This post contains our top 10 list for activities, events, free things to do, family-friendly attractions, and activities for after dark if you're in Prague during November 2022.
TOP 10 EVENTS AND THINGS TO DO IN NOVEMBER
This top 10 list lists big concerts, sports, theatre, tours, free activities, and other events to attend in Prague during November.
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1) Go Sightseeing
One of the easiest ways of learning all about the city and its history is by taking a pay-what-you-wish walking tour.
There are currently free walking tours covering the Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Prague Castle, and Charles Bridge. You can also take tours of famous sites related to WW2.
Also, hop-on-hop-off bus tours of Prague are a popular option.
Another interesting way of seeing Prague is to take a cruise down the Vltava River.
If you can't make it to a guided tour, consider an audio tour instead. Anyone with a smartphone and earbuds can enjoy these outings whenever they want!
While it does get chilly at night, the wintry atmosphere of November makes this Ghost and Legends tour of Old Town perfectly spooky!
2) See a Ballet Performance
There will be two excellent opportunities to see a Ballet in Prague this November.
The first opportunity is the Best of Swan Lake performed at the Hybernia Theatre on November 6th.
This is a truncated version of the story, but it does feature the most notable scenes from Swan Lake.
If you're feeling more festive, the first performance of The Nutcracker will be taking place at the Hybernia Theatre on November 28th.
There will also be several chances to see this ballet in December.
Check our post on great family-friendly activities in Prague for more fun things to do with the kids.
3) Go to a Christmas Market
It isn’t quite Christmastime, but the Christmas Market at Prague Castle opens on November 26th, 2022, and runs through the first week of January 2023.
And if you’re in town the last weekend of the month, the rest of the city’s Christmas Markets will open for business then, too.
You’ll be able to find the two main spaces in the Castle market.
One holds the food and beverage vendors - we recommend trying the warm mead or hot chocolate to keep fend off the cold temperatures as you browse the other stalls of handmade souvenirs and festive decorations.
If you want to learn all about all of Prague’s Christmas markets, this article will give you a full rundown.
Seeing the Christmas markets are both a great family-friendly activity and a great place to explore after dark.
(4) Warm Up with Traditional Czech Food
November means colder weather, more layers, and searching out some warm comfort food. Czech cuisine can definitely deliver on that last point.
Find a local pub for some delicious roasted pork, locally known as vepro knedlo zelo, or cesnecka - garlic soup topped with a raw egg.
If you're in Prague at the end of November, be sure to check out the warm, sweet treats on sale at the Christmas markets.
You may also want to consider taking a food tour to learn all about the most popular dishes in Prague from a professional guide.
5) Enjoy a Blacklight Theatre Performance
Blacklight theatre, and telling stories through visuals and body language, has become a staple in Prague’s theatre community.
These performances are great for audiences of all ages and nationalities, as they are nonverbal and therefore without a language barrier.
The WOW Show Blacklight Theatre will be hosting a performance every Sunday and Wednesday in November 2022.
If you just can't get enough of the bright and vivid colors during these shows, consider following up your theatre experience with a round of Black Light Mini Golf!
Even if you can't make it to one of the shows, the Blacklight Mini Golf course will be open and available throughout the month of November.
Check out more kid-friendly activities here.
6) Enjoy a Harry Potter Escape Game
If you're familiar with the idea of an escape game and you're a fan of Harry Potter, this is one opportunity you won't want to miss.
While partaking in this experience, you'll use a magic wand to cast spells, talk to portraits, listen to ghosts, and perform other curious tasks to solve a mystery before time runs out.
This escape game takes around 1 hour to complete, and it's sure to please fans of the wizarding world. It's also a kid-friendly activity that is fun for the whole family.
Purchase tickets for the Harry Potter Escape Game or learn more.
Check our post on family-friendly activities for more fun things to do with the kids in Prague.
7) Catch a Football or Hockey Game
November is a great month for catching the winter sports.
Prague has both hockey and football (soccer) teams that might be playing home games!
Check out more kid-friendly activities here.
8) See a Major Concert
Who isn’t a fan of live music?
Prague has a great selection of music venues of all sizes, which means there are frequently some internationally touring artists coming through town.
The following performances are currently scheduled to take place in Prague this month:
- Lucky Chops (at The Roxy) | Nov 1st
- Ben Frost and YAWN (at the Roxy) | Nov 3rd
- The Libertines (at Lucerna Music Bar) | Nov 5th
- Queen Symphonic (at RockOpera Praha) | Nov 5th
- Ezra Furman (at The Roxy) | Nov 7th
- Kabat (at O2 Arena) | Nov 8th
- Despised Icon and Decapitated (at MeetFactory) | Nov 13th
- Yemen Blues (at Kulturní Zařízení) | Nov 20th
- Dan Mangan (at Royal Theatre & Club Chic) | Nov 27th
- Divide and Dissolve (at Underdogs') | Nov 29th
You should be able to find all of Prague’s live concerts here. If not, we recommend purchasing tickets directly from the venue.
Check out more ideas for things to do at night.
9) Visit the Astronomical Clock
There's never a bad time to visit this landmark, and it's a pretty good way to figure out exactly what time is!
Dating back to the 1400's, this clock tells time with both Gothic and Roman numerals.
You'll also see a calendar showing the months and zodiac signs just below the lower face.
Best of all, you can actually visit this location for free and visit almost anytime, day or night.
That said, you may want to consider entering the Old Town Hall where the clock is located to see the inner workings of the device.
Find out more about this attraction on our post covering the Astronomical Clock.
(10) Save Money with a Tourist Attraction Pass
A tourist pass will allow you to save 50% or more by bundling admission fees to multiple attractions and paying for just one pass.
If you're planning on seeing two or three paid attractions, it will be worth it to look into utilizing one of these passes!
Some included tickets will even let you skip the line at attraction entrances.
Attractions Included in Select Passes:
- Prague Castle
- Jewish Museum
- Guided Bus Tour
- Vltava River Cruise
Find our full attraction discount pass comparison here.