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Best Things To Do in Prague in November

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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 2021.

 

 


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) 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 14th. 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 29th. 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.


2) 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 in November 2021.

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


3) Go to a Christmas Market

It isn’t quite Christmastime, but the Christmas Market at Prague Castle opens on November 27th, 2021, and runs through the first week of January 2022.

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) Go Sightseeing

One of the easiest ways of learning all about the city and its history is by taking a sightseeing tour. That is why the hop-on-hop-off bus tours of Prague are such a popular option. 

 

 

Other interesting ways of seeing Prague are to take a cruise down the Vltava River or a pay-what-you-like walking tour.

While it does get chilly at night, the wintry atmosphere of November makes this Ghost and Legends tour of Old Town perfectly spooky!


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!  

 

 

Ice Hockey 

Football (Soccer) 

It's worth noting that these games might be canceled or closed off to the public in 2021, but we still recommend checking to see if there are any tickets available.

If the links above don't work, we recommend purchasing tickets directly from the team you wish to see.

You can see all the sporting events here.

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:

  • Nothing But Thieves (at The Roxy) | Nov 1st
  • Scarlxrd (at the Roxy) | Nov 3rd
  • Electro Deluxe (at Lucerna Music Bar) | Nov 5th
  • Slaves (at Chapeau Rouge) | Nov 5th
  • Grandmaster Flash (at The Roxy) | Nov 7th
  • Bleed From Within (at Klub 007 Strahov) | Nov 8th
  • Django Django (at MeetFactory) | Nov 13th
  • The Dead South (at Forum Karlin) | Nov 20th
  • Ghostemane (at Forum Karlin) | Nov 27th
  • Elderbrook (at Palác Akropolis) | Nov 28th
  • Moscow Death Brigade (at Futurum Music Bar) | 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. 


RESCHEDULED: Go to XII Prague Microfestival

This English/Czech festival celebrates all kinds of artistic visions including contemporary writing, film, music and performance art.

There will be a total of 24 writers from 12 different countries, an art gallery, microlab, microshow, avant-garde music, live performances and more.

NOTE: This event was rescheduled to early October for 2021.

 

XII Prague Microfestival List

 

This event was intended to take place at the beginning of May, but it was postponed until now.

Entry is entirely free, so you don't have to worry about your budget. The Microfestival will be at the Punctum Cultural Center in Zizkov just a few blocks from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

If you’re looking for more things to do at night, read our full post on things to do at night.

 

 


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About The Author

Stephen Pickhardt

Stephen is the CEO of Free Tours by Foot and has overseen the transformation of a local walking tour company into a global tour community and traveler’s advice platform. He has personally led thousands of group tours in the US and Europe, and is an expert in trip planning and sightseeing, with a focus on budget travelers. Stephen has been published and featured in dozens of publications including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, Yahoo, Washington.org, and more.
Updated: October 11th, 2021
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