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:
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.
Enjoy freshly made sausage and black pudding available all morning.
- “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.
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.
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.