Firework Cruise On The Danube On The 20th Of August
The 20th of August is the celebration of the founding of the Hungarian state and the commemoration of the founder King St Stephen, known as the largest national holiday in Hungary. On this day, festivities are held at various locations throughout the country, in Budapest, too. The dome of the Parliament is opened, where the Holy Crown can be viewed, and many concerts will be held at various parts of the city. The main point of the day in Budapest is the huge fireworks over the Danube at night. Year by year more and more Hungarians are coming to the city from all over the country to view the highlight of the day. If you are also here to celebrate the festive 20th of August, come and watch the breathtaking fireworks from a premium location on a luxurious catamaran, exactly catch each moment from the Danube. So, let’s take part in a festive cruise, a sightseeing tour in Budapest. During the cruising, besides being fascinated by the enchanting atmosphere of the evening with live piano show, you will be served a four-course dinner with so delicious food specialties. At the final point of the evening, reaching the Margaret Island, the boat will port at Batthyány Square as the exact place where you must admire the above-mentioned breathtaking holiday fireworks. How to make the 20th of August program truly memorable?
On this special day, our firework dinner cruise is the perfect venue for a romantic evening program in Budapest. While our guests are gazing at the fireworks, our serving team will ensure everybody’s comfort celebrating here. A 4-course delicious dinner menu is an ideal choice for anyone who cannot decide in advance what they want to consume during the night. Since on board, our guests will have more options to choose from dishes, consisting of the 2 types of appetizers, then 2 kinds of soups, 6 different types of main course options, including 2 vegetarian ones. In addition, our dessert is served with a classic flan cake and, on request, a fruit salad for our gluten-sensitive guests. Our Danube cruising takes 4 hours, where we ship for 45 minutes towards Margaret Island, after we will port at the harbor of Batthyány Square, where we have an excellent panoramic view with the Hungarian House of Parliament, gazing at the fireworks. During this proper program we will entertain our guests with one of their choice, which can be a Hungarian folklore evening, including live folk-dance show and gypsy music or live piano battle show performed by talented female singer with two professional pianists playing international classical hits.
The timetable of the fireworks cruise program for 2019 is the following:
- 6.00 pm: shipping at Silverline Dock 11 under Elizabeth Bridge
- 6.45 pm: departure time
- 6.45-7.30 pm: having a small tour to Margaret Island and back to Batthyány Square,where our guests can admire the fireworks.
- 10.00 pm: returning to Dock 11