Floralia – Roman Spring festival in Aquincum

The Aquincum Museum will be hosting the Floralia - our largest traditional festival - for the 27th time on 21-22 May 2016 (10:00-17:30).

The Floralia spring festival, the most popular celebration in the Roman period, comes back to life at the Aquincum Museum at an event organised by the Friends of Aquincum.  Young florists will decorate the Museum and Archaeological Park with flower displays inspired by Roman art. Visitors can explore the crafts of the ancient world and discover the daily lives of Roman soldiers, gladiators, Germanic and Celtic warriors and watch their combat re-enactments. Plautus’s comedy, the Asinaria will be performed on the Aquincum Museum open-air stage. There will also be arts and crafts workshops and games for children.

Floralia – Roman Spring festival in Aquincum – Event programme

21-22 May 2016, 10:00-17:30

10:00-10:30 Combat training for kids at the Celtic camp

10:30 Brief clash of Roman and Germanic troops

10:45-11:15 Festival procession

11:00-13:00 Consult the fortune-teller

11:30 Ancient tales in the footsteps of Phaedrus

12:00-13:00 Plautus: Asinaria

12:00-12:30 Brief clash of Roman and Germanic troops

12:30-13:00 Who are we? Meet the “Szarvas Tribe” Celtic Re-enactment Group!

13:00 – Battle re-enactment

13:20 Who are we? – Introducing Legio Brigetio

13:30-14.00 Combat training for kids at the Celtic camp 

13:30 Latin in 10 minutes (Nova Roma Pannonica)

14:00-16:00 Consult the fortune teller

14:00 Gods, elements and gladiators: show and gladiatorial games (Familia Gladiatoria)

14:30-15:15 Who are we? – Introducing Norde Gard and Legio Leonum Valentiniani

14:45-15:15 Combat training for kids at the Celtic Camp

15:30 – Battle re-enactment

15:45-16:30 Who are we? – Introducing the re-enactors of Legio X Gemina

16:10 Latin in 10 minutes (Nova Roma Pannonica)

16:30-17:15 Slave auction

Roman-style food and drinks are provided by the Büfé Budapest team!

During this event we are only able to accept cash and the usual ticket discounts do not apply.

The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the event’s programme.


Adults: 1900 HUF

Children (ages 6-18): 850 HUF

Seniors: 850 HUF

Disabled persons: 850 HUF

Families (2 adults and 2 children): 4200 Ft and 300 Ft for each additional child.

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