Can't decide when to travel to Prague? Want to find out what you can expect if your trip is already planned for a particular month? Explore Prague weather and events month by month and get useful tips for travel to Prague during specific times of year.
Is Prague in January cold? You bet! But you can make up for this by enjoying stores free of Christmas shoppers and tucking into some hearty Czech food and drink to fend off freezing temperatures.
Spend a romantic few days in Prague with your loved one for Valentine's Day, or take advantage of Shrovetide festivities that occur during February.
Welcome signs of spring start to appear in Prague during March. Easter preparations begin to get underway, and Czech Easter eggs will begin to be available in souvenir shops and from street vendors.
Travel to Prague in April to avoid crowds while enjoying spring weather. The end of April sees the celebration of Witches' Night, an annual Prague tradition, on Petrin Hill
The Prague Spring Music Festival begins in May, and tourist crowds thicken as spring fades and summer approaches. Late spring and summer are Prague's rainiest seasons, so pack accordingly.
June is one of Prague's busiest months, but it's not surprising, given the summer temperatures. The International Festival of Contemporary Dance and Movement kicks off in June, so seek out tickets for one of the performances if this type of art interests you.
Another busy month, July requires planning for travel to Prague. Book your hotels and flights early, and carefully review your Prague itinerary to make the most of your experience.
The Festival of Italian Operas will appeal to opera lovers who travel to Prague in August. August is the last of Prague's warmest months and marks the end of the summer travel season.
September is a beautiful fall month to travel to Prague with its cooler, dryer weather and thinner crowds. The Prague Autumn Music Festival takes place in September, too, and makes a harmonious accompaniment to your time spent in the Czech capital.
The International Jazz Festival begins in late October and helps to usher in winter weather. Temperatures in the 40s are common for Prague in October, so you'll want to make sure sweaters and warm socks are on your list of what to pack.
During November, Prague is poised to kick off the Christmas season, which gets underway in earnest in December. Towards the end of November, look for the annual Christmas market to begin to be assembled on Old Town Square, and search for Christmas gifts in Prague's many shops.
December in Prague celebrates Christmas with a program of events and the popular Christmas markets that can be found in various locations in Prague. Despite the winter temperatures, December is a fun and festive time to travel to the Czech capital city.