In regard to the current situation is the castle Loket closed to the public from the 13.3.2020 till the further notice.
Mgr. Jana Těžká
The visitors can not only visit the castle where they can learn about the history out of various expositions but they can also get entertained during cultural events. The Loket castle cultural programme offers entertainment for children as well as for adults.
The visitors can enjoy famous evening or night theatre plays where all the castle surroundings become a stage to actors. The evening programmes offer concerts of various kinds of music – jazz, rock, swing, hip hop and many others. Numerous times during the year, the castle livens up with balls, including the prestigious Hunt Ball at the participation of our hunters.
Our afternoon fairy tale plays are visited by the little ones from wide surroundings, puppet shows are loved by children! The actors of fairy tales are in close contact with the children who often become actors themselves which can be great fun also for their parents and grand-parents.
The Feast of Knights that takes place in Loket castle during the second August weekend, the Vintage during the first October weekend and Christmas Market during the Second Coming in December are the main cultural events of the Loket castle.
During the second August weekend, the life in Loket castle turns to Middle-Ages, with its knightly tournaments on horses, dancers and Gothic music, with parade of regent and burgrave. Flag-bearers and buglers perform their arts, hunters and their eagles and falcons show their skills. The visitors can taste contemporary meals and traditional mead, all in majestic surroundings of Gothic castle.
During the first October weekend, the Loket castle fills with wine and music. Our friends from Moravia and also Czech wine areas serve their delicious wine, at the sound of Moravian dulcimer and Czech folklore music.
The Loket castle turns into a magical place during the Second Coming period. Visitors can forget daily bustle and enjoy carol singing and the creche. The view of snow-covered castle caresses the soul, the visitors can also taste traditional Christmas meals and hot drinks. The vendors are ready to help with choosing the right and original Christmas present.