Event(s): On June 16-20 there will be numerous planned demonstrations in Budapest. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.
- Place: Sándor Palota
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 16, 18:00-20:00
Organizer: Multiple NGOs
Purpose: To protest the newly passes legislation which restricts LGBTQ+ rights
- Place: Batthyány tér (gathering site) – march route: Fő utca – Ponty utca – Szalag utca – Hunyadi János – Halászbástya – Szentháromság tér – Tárnok utca – Dísz tér – Szent György utca – I., Szent György tér.
Date/Time: Friday, June 18, 15:00-18:00
Organizer: Three environmental protection groups
Purpose: To protest the ongoing construction at Lake Fertő
- Place: Kossuth Lajos tér
Date/Time: Sunday, June 20, 13:00-21:00
Organizer: Private citizen
Purpose: To protest discriminatory vaccination cards, highlight the government’s failed handling of the pandemic, and to support human liberties
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary
+36 1 475 4400
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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