Folk Show on Dinner Cruise

Folk Show on Dinner Cruise

Enjoy an amazing Hungarian Folk Music and Dance Show on a boat tour in Budapest while the beautiful sights of the city unravel.

Night on Hungarian Folk Boat. - Budapest Parliament

Night on Hungarian Folk Boat.

Options include an evening Danube Cruise with 5 Drinks or on a 4-Course Served Dinner. The Folk Show also includes a bit of folk dance learning opportunity for those who love to participate in the fun!

RESERVATION with e-Ticket

Included in Folk Boat

  • 1 hour Folk of 45 min Show with 15 min Folk Dance Learning
  • 3 hour Cruise on Danube from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm (or 9-10.30)
  • Tickets with 4-course Served Dinner, 55 Euro
  • 4 options for Main Course: Beef or Fish or Duck or Vegetarian
  • 1 Welcome Drink
  • optional upgrade to Unlimited Drink Pack
  • 3 Hour Live Entertainment: 2h Salon Music, 1h Folk
  • Dock in City Centre (near Elizabeth Bridge)
  • AC / Heating depending on weather
  • WiFi internet connection
Folk Cruise Budapest Hungarian Bottle Dance

Folk Cruise Budapest Hungarian Bottle Dance

The dancers of FolkRhythm Hungarian folk dance and band will entertain you in the last 1 hour of the 3 hour cruise.  You can also join the cruise at 9.30pm for the last bit. Tickets are quickly sold out, especially on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Prices of Budapest Cruise & Folk Show:

  • Price with 4 Course Dinner:  €55 per person
  • Price of Dinner & Unlimited Wines/Beers/Soft Drinks: €75 per person
RESERVATION with e-Ticket

Budapest Folk Cruise

Timetable of Folk Dinner Cruise:


About the Folk Music and Dance Show

The folk dancers are the members of the traditional folk ensemble called Folkrhythms, who gained show experience in the former, nationally and internationally acclaimed Rajko Folk Ensemble,honing their fine sophisticated dancing and singing skills, showing the traditions of the Hungarian folks of various regions in Hungary. The folk dance ensemble on the river cruise is 4 – 6 dancers, plus there is a quartet playing the folk dance music for the group. The members of FolkRhythms will take you for a lovely dance with them at the end of the show (only if you want to learn dancing!)

Hungarian Folk Show Boat Budapest - Balancing Bottle

Folk Boat – Balancing Bottle

The Folk Dance Show includes Hungarian traditional dances, like the spectacular the Women’s Bottle Balancing Dance (women balancing fragile wine bottles on their heads while dancing) or the Men’s Stick Dances (men acting out shepherd with their herding sticks, making tricky dance moves as if fighting off enemies).
The Folk Show is followed by an interactive and fun workshop where you will get an opportunity to learn a bit of Hungarian Folk Dances.

RESERVATION with e-Ticket

Menu of Budapest Folk Dinner Cruise


Tender beef stew Folk Evening Budapest Boat

Beef Stew Dinner on Folk Boat

Finger food Appetizers in Pastry Basket

Green Pea Cream Soup with Roasted Almonds

Main Course with Side
You can choose from the following main course options on the dinner cruise:
BEEF: Tender Beef Stew with Polenta

FISH: Black Cod Fillet with Sauce Hollandaise and Vegetable-Lasagne
DUCK: Duck Leg Confit with Crispy White Cabbage and Gratin Potatoes

Starters in pastry basket Budapest Evening Folk Boat

Starters on Folk Boat

VEGETARIAN: Vegetarian Plate of Grilled Halloumi Cheese with Lemon Zest and Fresh Side Salad

Sponge Cake with Chocolate Sauce – Somlo Style

Unlimited Drinks on Folk Boat

You can book the Budapest Folk Dinner Boat Tour ticket to include a 3 hour package of Unlimited Drinks (please see the list below). The price of the Dinner Boat with dinner, unlimited drinks for 3 hours is €63. You can enjoy the following drink options:

Unlimited Drink on Folk Dinner Cruise

Unlimited Drink on Folk Dinner Cruise

Wines from Hungary 
Fine Hungarian wines are featured from various regions in Hungary. The red wine, white wine, rose and Tokaji selection is of the Hungarian Waldorf Manufacture’s wines, made in Mihaly Figula’s (awarded as the Hungarian Winemaker of the Year), and Zoltan Gunzer’s excellent Winery.:

Viktoria Pinot Gris 2013/14, Figula Mihaly, Balatonfured
Vencel Rose 2014, Gunzer Zoltan, Villany
Vilmos Cuvée 2013/14, Gunzer Zoltan, Villany
Mindenjo Tokaji Cuvée 2012, Basilicus Szolobirtok, Tokaj-Hegyalja

Sparkling Wines on Folk Boat

Hungarian Sparkling wine in dry and sweet versions from the BB Fizz Winery.

Bottled Beers on Folk Boat
Staropramen Beer

Soft Drinks on Folk Boat
Fruit Juices
Fizzy Drinks
Mineral Water

Hot Drinks on Folk Boat

Coffee selection
Tea selection

RESERVATION with e-Ticket
Budapest Evening Folk Show Boat

Budapest Evening Folk Show Boat


Are you accepting bookings for the 4th September 2016? I tried to book online but it would not accept that date?

Hello Gary,
I would like to confirm that Sep 4 is available for booking now, you can choose it in the booking form as well. On Sep 4, the Folk Show will be in the Danube Palace.

Hi! I just booked the Dinner and Cruise for November 10. I received my receipt from Paypal, but I did not receive a ticket from you through email. (BTW the buffet looked even more tempting, so many amazing things to sample, but the whole month of November appears to be sold out! Must be very popular!)

Dear Jennifer,
thank you for your comment, however I can see that you have already confirmed the receipt of the ticket by now.

Michelle Powell

Just booked for 20th December. Cant wait and hope it will be memorable for our time in Budapest.

Is there any way I can get a booking for 26th Dec for 2 people?

Dear SHG,

thank you for contacting us.

The Folk Show on Dinner Cruise does not run everyday, but you can book tickets for this program for 27 December on:

Should you be interested in a Folk Show followed by a late night river cruise on 26 December, please follow:

When the Folk Dance Show has ended, you can opt for a Danube city cruise to continue your beautiful cultural night in Budapest. The late night cruise leaves at 10 pm, and you can also upgrade for a cruise ticket with a candle lit Dinner and 2 Drinks.

Enjoy your Christmas holiday in Budapest!

Can I book these shows on behalf of clients? Entering their names in the booking but paying through my Paypal account? I am a tour operator in South Africa.

Dear Esmari,

thank you for contacting us.

Yes, of course, it is possible, just use their names as the guests.

To make a valid reservation, please follow:

I hope your guests will have a wonderful time in Budapest and on the Folk Dinner Cruise.

Hi! Is it possible to come to the folk show with diner cruise with a little child? Does it cost the same than for an adult?
In advance thank you for the answer and best regards

Hello Xenia,

thank you for contacting us.

Could you please inform us about the age of the child?

Waiting for your kind reply.

Vanessa Bong

Hi! I would like to make reservation for 4 adults (2 adults upgrade to unlimited drink) + 1 child (4 years old). Kindly advise how to make reservation? Thanks.

Vanessa Bong

Hi! I would like to make reservation for 4 adults (2 adults upgrade to unlimited drink) + 1 child (4 years old).

Dear Vanessa,
unfortunately it is not possible to make a mixed reservation (tickets with and without the drink package at the same table). Thank you for your kind understanding. The child can come free of charge (not including dinner).

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