As usually, in autumn Kiev becomes the capital of festivals. This beautiful season inspires people to create and attend the most exciting events. Let`s taste delicious food, wine and beer, listen and dance to vivid music, watch fancy retro cars and costumes and just enjoy life to the fullest at autumn festivals in Kiev.
All fashion lovers are welcome to take part in an unusual event, where they will have a chance to present their retro style looks. Retro cruise will start near Kiev Opera House as an exciting bicycle parade through the historical center and continue as a five o'clock tea party at the finish. And there is more to come! This year, Retro cruise organizers are preparing something really special: all participants will be invited to a party dedicated to airship history. This secret party will take place on a roof. Guests will be delighted by live music from Imaginarium jazz band, delicious drinks from Hendrick's Gin, energetic dances and contest of the best retro costumes.
When: September 17, 2017, 13:00
Where: 50, Volodymyrska street, National Opera of Ukraine
Kiev Beer Festival
Kyiv Beer Festival is the first event created by well-known Ulichnaya eda (“Street food”) team, completely dedicated to culture and art of brewing. This festival is going to unite craft beer makers from the whole country. Organizers have chosen 12 best brew houses from 10 Ukrainian cities. Nowadays, production of craft beer is rapidly expanding in Ukraine, and the number of private mini-breweries is continuously growing, so Kyiv Beer Festival is a great opportunity for many of them to present their product. Ulichnaya Eda team even began to produce its own craft beer to support Ukrainian beer makers. This beer will also be available on the festival.
When: October 7-8, 2017, 11:00-23:00
Where: 1, Bilomorska street, Art-Zavod Platforma
Old Car Land Festival
Old Car Land festival is going to be a real pleasure and a gift for fans of old machines. The exhibition on the festival will present hundreds of unique items. Exclusive trucks, motorcycles, cars and buses will wait for the visitors on large outdoor territory under the wings of 90 airplanes of Aviation state museum. Many of the items are the last and only one copies left in the world. Here you will see cars, which have been owned by famous actors and politics. On festival territory, you will find food court, zone for kids and music scene. Do not miss a chance to take part in interesting car-related contests. Old Car Land festival is a great option to spend an interesting family weekend.
When: September 29 - October 1, 2017, 9:00-20:00
Where: 1, Medova street, Aviation state museum
Kiev Food and Wine Festival
The 9th Kiev Food and Wine Festival will be dedicated to the perfect combination of cheese and wine. All main cheese factories of Ukraine, from craft home productions and to the biggest factories, will present their tasty products here. Wine market will delight guests with well-known and new wine brands from Ukrainian and foreign producers. Visitors will be invited to take part in big grape stomping, Kyiv Wine Run race, oysters battle from Scythia Oysters, and also to listen to interesting lectures from sommeliers and wine producers. On the festival entrance, each guest will receive a branded glass and a brochure about wine as a gift.
When: September 30 - October 1, 2017, 11:00-22:00
Where: 1, Glushkova avenue, National Expocenter of Ukraine
P.S. There will be also lots of other worthy food festivals in Kiev this autumn. Follow our news on Destinations website.
Next Sound Festival
This autumn, the 5th festival of progressive experimental electronic music Next Sound will deeply impress even the most sophisticated music addicts. Festival visitors will listen to the unusual musical compositions on a dance floor, learn new information about working with sound on educational lectures and dive into the world of media art, looking at works of the best Ukrainian painters. Music sets on Next Sound will be performed by veterans of experimental scene as well as by new talented musicians. All music fans are welcome to enjoy melodies from such projects as TRAPIST (AT), ROLY PORTER (UK), B12 (UK), CHARLOTTE ISABELLE (FR), XOSAR (NL) and many other.
When: September 21-24, 2017, 22:00-9:00.
Where: 31, Nizhneyurkivska street, Closer club
Feel all the pleasures of life at autumn festivals in Kiev.
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