First October weekend is dedicated to Pilsen’s beer, and it marks the celebration of this world-famous beverage. Both the centre of the city and the Pilsner Urquell Brewery come to life with rich musical performances and entertainment. Apart from the concerts, what else can you look forward to? Firstly, the beer, which is drawn by the best barmen in the country, and second comes the draft beer workshops, examples of cooperage, beer-themed contests, and excellent food.
A tradition since 1842
178 years have already passed since the first batch of this legendary lager was made. During Pilsner Fest, you can embark on special tours of the brewery, where you will learn exactly how it all began. You will discover where and how the beer is made, take a trip down into the brewery cellars, and even taste some unfiltered Pilsner Urquell straight from the oakwood barrels.