Egerszalók Wine and Pork Festival (Boros-Toros): A Traditional Feast

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Egerszalók invites you to step into a world of traditional flavors and warm hospitality at the Wine and Pork Festival (Boros-Toros) on February 24th. This event celebrates the rich culinary heritage of the region with an array of activities that promise a day full of enjoyment for everyone who appreciates rural delicacies and the art of food processing.

Festival Activities 2024:

7:00 AM
Start the day traditionally with pig slaughtering followed by a hearty breakfast: fried blood with pickles and fresh bread, accompanied by a shot of pálinka.

Morning Delights
Enjoy freshly made sausage and black pudding available all morning.

10:00 AM

  • “Kurta Tour” – A short walk from the Community House to the Cave Houses.
  • “Pork Knuckle Tour” – Another route leading from the Community House to the Salt Hill.
  • Music and Dance – Performances by Rozmaring Women’s Choir, Borvirág Men’s Choir, and Többsincs Folk Dance Group. Music provided by Egerszalóki Tekergő Band.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Lunch time offers Bean Soup, Stuffed Cabbage paired with local wine, and delicious homemade desserts.

6:00 PM
Evening brings the Pork Feast Ball at the Kaptárkő Cellar, featuring a scrumptious pork dinner, live music, and a raffle to keep the spirits high.

Venue:

The market square and Community House in Egerszalók are the main stages for the festival’s activities. For ticket prices and further details, please contact the organizers directly.

Getting There:

Egerszalók is accessible from multiple directions. For those opting for public transport, buses from Eger provide the easiest route. Visitors arriving via the motorway should switch to the main road 3 at Füzesabony, head towards Kerecsend, and then continue in the direction of Demjén to reach Egerszalók.

The organizers reserve the right to change the program.

This event is a perfect opportunity to experience the true essence of Egerszalók’s hospitality and to explore the region’s flavors and iconic wines. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, the Wine and Pork Festival offers a taste of tradition that promises to delight all your senses.

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