II. Dunaújvárosi Fish Festival and Family Days (II. Dunaújvárosi Halfesztivál és Családi napok): A Culinary and Cultural Celebration

II. Dunaújvárosi Halfesztivál és Családi napok

Dive into the Heart of Hungarian Aquatic Delights on the Szalki Island (Szalki-sziget) in Dunaújváros

From March 15th through 17th, 2024, the shores next to the camping area on the picturesque Szalki Island (Szalki-sziget) in Dunaújváros come alive with the bustling II. Dunaújvárosi Fish Festival and Family Days (II. Dunaújvárosi Halfesztivál és Családi napok). This eagerly anticipated event promises an immersion into the vibrant world of local and international fish dishes, offering an exceptional gastronomic journey for families and food enthusiasts alike.

Festival Schedule:

  • Friday: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Celebrating the Danube’s Aquatic Treasures

The festival shines a spotlight on the rich variety of fish from the Danube, prepared with distinctive flavors by participating restaurants. Special attention is given to the “Fish of the Year” contender, the perch, showcasing the myriad ways to enjoy this delightful catch.

A Feast for All:

Indulge in nearly 50 types of domestic and international fish dishes, served from giant cauldrons to the delightful accompaniment of a funfair designed to entertain the entire family. A highlight of the event is the Fish Soup Cooking Competition, inviting families, friends, and coworkers to showcase their culinary skills.

Gourmet Delights:

Beyond the traditional fish soup, fried fish, and fish sausages, the festival offers gourmet specials like fish burgers and fish-filled lángos, underlining the event’s dedication to elevating Hungarian fish cuisine.

Supported by Dunaújváros Municipality:

This event is made possible with the support of the Dunaújváros Municipality, emphasizing the importance of fish consumption and the role of fish in Hungarian gastronomy and culture.

Entertainment and Philanthropy:

The festival not only promises delicious food but also entertainment with local performers, clowns, and beloved characters for children. Additionally, the Gerecse Foundation for Fans for Animals and Dunaújváros branch will be present, offering dog petting and adoption opportunities, while welcoming donations for animal care.

Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Conservation:

The festival aims to encourage local fish consumption and highlight the significance of conserving Hungary’s aquatic natural resources, especially the Danube’s biodiversity.

Free Admission:

Join us for a memorable culinary and cultural experience. The entrance is free, promising an enriching family outing filled with food, fun, and festivity.

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