Where better to enjoy a beer in Prague during a sunny June weekend than the stately gardens of Prague Castle? A whopping 70 microbreweries from around the Czech Republic (and even a few foreign guests) will be pouring more than 140 kinds of beer at this year’s Microbrewery Festival at Prague Castle, June 15-16 in the gardens and surrounding areas of the historic Prague landmark. Now in its 7th year, the Microbrewery Festival has become one of Prague Castle’s most popular events, filling the Castle’s Royal Garden with some of the Czech Republic’s most popular microbreweries. This year, the festival will take place on Friday, June 15 from 14:00 – 20:00 and on Saturday, June 16 from 12:00 – 20:00.
Ever wanted to wear a map of the Prague metro? Now you can thanks to Maappi, a new pop-up store that will be selling t-shirts, hoodies, posters, iPhone cases, coffee mugs, and coolest of all, Converse sneakers based on artistic designs of Prague’s metro map (along with some other metro maps from cities around the world). The designs are the concept of Matěj, a 13-year-old boy with a severe form of Asperger’s Syndrome who has long been fascinated with metro maps both real and imagined, and has been drawing his own versions of the maps for years. After being inspired by the movie Dior and I, Matěj’s family was inspired to print his unique designs on a backpacks, bed linen,
Summer is nearly here, and ‘tis the season for beer festivals in the Czech Republic The annual Žižkovské pivobraní (Žižkov Beer Festival) 2018 will return to the grounds of the Parukářka Park this weekend for a celebration of all things beer in the friendly confines of the Prague 3 park. Starting at noon on Friday & Saturday, 40 different microbreweries from across the Czech Republic will offer up craft brews in the heart of one of Prague’s most beer-loving districts. Now in its 7th year, the Žižkov Beer Festival offers up more than just beer: an accompanying program throughout both days will include musical performances, competitions including best brewery and beer coaster, and even events for kids. Organizers have even