Nightlife & the Arts in Prague

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
4+4 Days in Motion
One of the more creative festivals on the Prague...
Festivals Prague
 
Aero
Film junkies make the trek to this out-of-the-way...
Film Prague
 
AghaRTA
Bearing the name of an old Miles Davis album,...
Music Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Agon Orchestra
Bucking the trend for classical, this group...
Music Prague
 
All Colours Theater
Since 1993 this small theater has been...
Theater Prague
 
Bar and Books
A stand-out cocktail bar, Bar and Books in Old...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Baráčnická rychta
One of the city's few no-smoking bars is not too...
Bars Mala Strana
 
Barokní knihovní sál
Beautiful 18th-century frescoes and colorful...
Concerts, Music Prague
 
Bazilika sv. Jakuba
This is an excellent venue for organ concerts...
Concerts, Music Prague
 
Bazilika sv. Jiří
Listen to small ensembles playing well-known...
Concerts Prague
 
Bio Oko
Bargain ticket prices, live music before the...
Film Prague
 
Bluelight bar
Despite its location just off the main drag up...
Wine Bars, Bars Mala Strana
 
Boudoir U sta rán
An old restaurant sign with a few missing letters...
Bars Vinohrady
 
Buddha Bar Prague
A giant statue of Buddha is an unmissable main...
Bars, Dance Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Bugsy's
Modern steel-and-glass, lights-in-the-bar design...
Bars Josefov
 
Bunkr Parukářka
Tired of the traditional club scene? Housed in a...
Bars, Dance Clubs zizkov
 
Caffrey's Irish Bar
Caffrey's is one of the Irish bars that has...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Casino Happy Day
A little piece of Las Vegas lost in the center of...
Casinos Nove Mesto
 
Casino Royale Pershing
One of the less forbidding, more casual casinos...
Casinos Vinohrady
 
Chrám sv. Mikuláše
The impressive chandelier inside this baroque...
Concerts, Music Prague
 
Cinema City Nový Smíchov
Cinema City Nový Smíchov feels like your usual...
Film Prague
 
Cinema City Palác Flóra
This venue has "Oskar-IMAX," a large-format...
Film Prague
 
Cinema City Slovanský dům
This is pretty much the only multiplex in the...
Film Prague
 
Cloud 9 Sky Bar & Lounge
The rooftop bar of the Hilton offers a...
Wine Bars, Cafes Prague
 
Collegium Marianum
One of the most well-respected ensembles in town,...
Music Prague
 
Cross Club
It's a bit of a schlep out of the city center...
Dance Clubs, Gathering Places Prague
 
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
This major full-size orchestra plays most...
Music Prague
 
Czech Philharmonic
Antonín Dvořák conducted the orchestra's first...
Music Prague
 
Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra
As the name implies, this group started playing...
Music Prague
 
Days of European Film
Fans of foreign films have a chance to catch...
Festivals Prague
 
Dinner Cruise with Music
This "dinner cruise" usually degenerates into a...
Themed Entertainment Josefov
 
Divadlo Alfred ve dvoře
Most of the programming for this small,...
Dance, Theater Prague
 
Divadlo Archa
Funky, contemporary, and underground, Archa is...
Dance, Theater Prague
 
Divadlo Broadway
Right off one of the busiest tourist and shopping...
Theater Prague
 
Divadlo Hybernia
The only Empire-style building in the city, this...
Arts Centers, Concerts, Music Prague
 
Divadlo Image
This is the home of a black-light and pantomime...
Theater Prague
 
Divadlo Kolowrat
Less significant compared with other National...
Theater Prague
 
Divadlo Ponec
A former cylinder factory, then a movie theater,...
Dance Prague
 
Divadlo Ta Fantastika
A black-light show called Aspects of Alice, based...
Theater Prague
 
Duplex
Effectively an international super club in the...
Dance Clubs Nove Mesto
 
Ensemble Martinů
Domestic and international radio performances and...
Music Prague
 
Evening cruise
Significantly cheaper than trips with live music,...
Themed Entertainment Josefov
 
Febiofest
One of the largest film festivals in Central...
Festivals Prague
 
Friends
This (appropriately named) friendly bar in Old...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Futurum
Slightly out of the city center, the decor at...
Music Clubs Smichov
 
Harley's
Sometimes Harley's can be a bit intense. It's...
Dance Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Hemingway Bar
Absinthe is all over Prague, and if you want to...
Cafes Stare Mesto
 
Institut Français de Prague
Bonjour! What do we have here? A little bit of...
Film Prague
 
International Organ Festival
The lovely organ in Bazilika sv. Jakuba attracts...
Festivals Prague
 
Jáma
An outdoor beer garden hidden from passersby on...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
JampaDampa
One of the city's few lesbian clubs has a karaoke...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Jazz Club U staré paní
This club, in a small hotel, hosts some of the...
Music Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Jazz Dock
If you missed your boat tour, don't despair. You...
Music Clubs Smichov
 
Jazzboat
Jazz, food, drinks, floating down the Vltava, and...
Themed Entertainment Josefov
 
Karlovy Lázně
Inside a former bathhouse next to the Charles...
Dance Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The most important film festival in the Czech...
Festivals Prague
 
Khamoro Festival
Celebrating Roma culture and diversity, the...
Festivals Prague
 
Kongresové centrum Praha
The former Palace of Culture, built in 1981, has...
Arts Centers, Theater Prague
 
Kostel sv. Mikuláše
Ballroom scenes in the movie Van Helsing used the...
Concerts Prague
 
Kostel sv. Šimona a Judy
This decommissioned church with a restored organ...
Concerts Prague
 
Kristian Marco (river bar)
As you walk by in summer, you'll be drawn in by...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Stare Mesto
 
Křižíkova fontána
Pressurized water and colored lights keep pace...
Theater Prague
 
Le Clan
A club with legendary status among Prague...
Dance Clubs Vinohrady
 
Letenské Sady
You could pay a lot for a pint and great view at...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens Stare Mesto
 
Lichtenštejnský palác
Home to the Czech music academy (HAMU), this...
Concerts, Music Prague
 
Lokál
This modern take on a traditional Czech pub has...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Lucerna
Easily the city's handsomest old movie palace,...
Film Prague
 
Lucerna Music Bar
Rock bands on the comeback trail, touring...
Music Clubs Nove Mesto
 
M1 Secret Lounge
Movie stars in town for a shoot have been...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Malostranská Beseda
Once the town hall, then a mecca for writers and...
Bars, Music Clubs Mala Strana
 
Mecca
Show off your expensive designer jeans here. This...
Dance Clubs Prague
 
Meet Factory
If you want to take the pulse of Prague's...
Music Clubs Prague
 
Meet Factory
This spot is almost too cool for school....
Music Clubs Smichov
 
Mezi ploty
From amateur to professional, entertainers of all...
Festivals Prague
 
Národní divadlo
This is the main stage in the Czech Republic for...
Arts Centers, Concerts, Dance, Music, Opera Prague
 
Národní divadlo marionet
This puppet company has been presenting Mozart's...
Puppet Shows Prague
 
Nebe
Sometimes all you want is some guaranteed good...
Dance Clubs Nove Mesto
 
Nostitz Quartet
Named after a famous 18th-century patron of the...
Music Prague
 
Nová Scená
The cool glass-block façade of the Nová scena,...
Theater Prague
 
O2 Arena
Formerly the Sazka Arena (tickets are still sold...
Arts Centers, Concerts, Music Prague
 
Obecní dům
The main concert hall, a true art nouveau gem...
Arts Centers, Music, Festivals Prague
 
Olympia
A hot spot from the 1930s returned to its former...
Bars Mala Strana
 
On Club
It claims to be the largest gay club in Prague,...
Bars Vinohrady
 
One World Human Rights Film Festival
The One World Human Rights Festival could be...
Festivals Prague
 
Palác Akropolis
Housed in a funky art deco-esque building a...
Music Clubs, Cafes zizkov
 
Pivovarský dům
This brewpub—which opened in 1998—may be...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Pivovary Staropramen
The slogan for this place could be "for beer, go...
Bars Smichov
 
PKF - Prague Philharmonia
Founded in 1994, this orchestra is youthful in...
Music Prague
 
Prague Chamber Orchestra without Conductor
Famous for playing often (but not always)...
Music Prague
 
Prague Fringe Festival
There isn't much English-language theater in...
Festivals Prague
 
Prague Spring
Since 1946 Prague Spring has been the main...
Festivals Prague
 
Prague Symphony Orchestra
The group's nickname stands for...
Music Prague
 
Radost FX
A clubbing institution dating from the early...
Dance Clubs Nove Mesto
 
Reduta
This is where President Bill Clinton jammed with...
Music Clubs Nove Mesto
 
Retro
With a location just a bit out of the center,...
Dance Clubs Vinohrady
 
Riegrovy Sady
Forget everything you ever knew about "beer...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens, Bars Vinohrady
 
Rock Café
The logo—a skull with wings—tells you what...
Music Clubs Nove Mesto
 
Rocky O'Reillys Irish Pub
Stag parties are still welcome—if they keep it...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Roxy
Part nightclub, part performance space, the Roxy...
Music Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Rudolfinum
Austrian Crown Prince Rudolf lent his name to...
Arts Centers, Music Prague
 
The Saints
This small British-owned pub and cocktail bar is...
Bars Vinohrady
 
SaSaZu
A restaurant and nightclub and music venue in a...
Dance Clubs, Music Clubs Prague
 
Stamic Quartet
Two members of the quartet were born in the same...
Music Prague
 
Statní opera Praha
With the most ornate interior of any venue in...
Opera Prague
 
Stavovské divadlo
It's impossible to visit Prague without knowing...
Arts Centers Prague
 
Švandovo divadlo
If you want to join the theater-loving masses and...
Theater Prague
 
Švandovo divadlo Na Smichove
This popular Smíchov nightspot does double...
Music Clubs Smichov
 
Světozor
Prague's central art-house cinema has a great...
Film Prague
 
Tanec Praha
European contemporary dance and movement is...
Festivals Prague
 
Termix
Bordering on claustrophobic on weekends, this...
Bars Vinohrady
 
Tipsport Arena
Compared with other arenas, this communist-era...
Arts Centers Prague
 
Tretter's
The lost elegance of the 1930s, with clean...
Bars Josefov
 
U Bukanýra
The name works out to "At the Buccaneer," but the...
Bars, Cafes Josefov
 
U Černého vola
The last old-fashioned pub in the Castle Area,...
Bars Hradcany
 
U Fleků
The oldest brewpub in Europe—open since...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
U Malého Glena
Commonly known as "Little Glen," patrons are...
Music Clubs Mala Strana
 
U Medvídků
A former brewery dating as far back as the 15th...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
U Rudolfina
Some people claim that the way the beer is tapped...
Bars Josefov
 
U Zlatého Tygra
The last of the old, smoky, surly pubs in the Old...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Ungelt
Hidden in the side streets behind Old Town...
Music Clubs Stare Mesto
 
United Islands of Prague
Rockers, this festival is for you! Located on the...
Festivals Prague
 
Vagon
When it fills up, this long and narrow room...
Music Clubs Stare Mesto
 
Velký sál, Lucerna
Part of the fascinating Lucerna complex, the...
Arts Centers, Concerts, Music Prague
 
Vinárna U Sudu
Although Prague is beer territory, this pays...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Výtopna
Located on the very touristy Wenceslas Square,...
Bars Nove Mesto
 
Vzorkovna
Currently the holder of the unofficial title of...
Bars Stare Mesto
 
Wihan Quartet
Many quartets borrow names from composers, but...
Music Prague
 
Zrcadlová kaple Klementina
Now part of the National Library, this ornate...
Concerts Prague

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