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Free Museum Days Moscow events Free Museum Days in Moscow
3rd Sunday of each month
Moscow museums

3rd Sunday of each month is a day when everyone can visit most Moscow museums for free.



It should be noted, that open museum day is carried out only by the museums that are under control of City Department of Culture. While the museums of the federal level (eg, Tretyakov Gallery, the Historical Museum, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts) don’t participate in this initiative.
Please note! On these special days the number of visitors is three times greater than on other days of the year. So be prepared for long queues.

Venues: For the full list of the museums involved in the action see the link.
Event cost: Free


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Kremlin’s cavalry guard change
April – October 2018
Cathedral Square of the Kremlin

The Formal Infantry and Horse Guard Mounting Parade of the Presidential Regiment takes place around 20 times from April to October.



A centuries-old tradition of the ceremonial changing of the guard revives in Kremlin each Saturday through the Russian warm season. The ceremony involving infantry and cavalry was first started by Peter the Great. Nowadays, Presidential Regiment troops of the Special Guard, the Cavalry Escort of Honor and the Presidential Orchestra take part in the changing of the guard. The ceremony is a mix of intricate maneuvers by the infantrymen and cavalrymen, special arms’ drills and musical performances.

Venue: Cathedral Square of the Kremlin
Time: Each Saturday at 12:00 pm
Event cost: Admission is by the ticket for visiting the architectural complex of the Kremlin’s Cathedral Square (Annunciation, Assumption and Archangel Cathedrals and of the Patriarch’s Palace and the Church of the Twelve Apostles) – 500 rub.


Military Bands in Parks
19 May – 18 August 2018
Moscow parks

Military bands will perform in 13 Moscow parks and public gardens. Performances will be given in Moscow every Saturday.



The first concert will take place on 19 May in Alexander Garden.
The Military Bands in Parks programme leads up to the Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival, which will take place on Red Square on 24 August-2 September.
The summer concert series began in 2016 at the National Exhibition of Economic Achievements (VDNKh). In 2017, military bands gave more concerts at more concert venues.

Venues: Moscow parks
Admission: Free


moscow events Tank biathlonTank biathlon
28 July – 11 August 2018
Alabino training field

International Tank Biathlon is a variety of tank and armored vehicle events ranging from armored vehicle driving to gunnery. Tour to Tank Biathlon

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A Tank biathlon is a military sport with some similarities to the winter sport of biathlon. Tank crews will show the skills of rough terrain passing and the ability to provide accurate and rapid fire while performing maneuvers.

The crews participate in pursuit, individual races, and sprints among other events. There are also competitions for tank crewmembers. Tank-men compete in long-distance running races and obstacle courses.

First held in 2013, the event takes place at Alabino training field just outside Moscow. Last year 12 countries participated the competition, including Russia, China, Serbia, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Angola, Iran, etc.

Usually, all the teams use Russian T-72 tanks, except for the Chinese crews, who use their own T-96 tanks. However, this year, India will probable use This year, however, India may bring its T-90 Bhishma tanks.

Venue: Alabino training field
Event cost: From 800 rub
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moscow events Times and Epochs Festival“Times & Epochs” Festival
10-22 August 2018
Throughout Moscow

13 days, 33 locations, and over 6000 participants. Parks and squares, streets and boulevards will become camps for reenactors from all over the world.



The idea of the festival is to gather in the Russian capital all the best from the world of mondial reenactment. Different epochs will be intertwined in the streets and parks in the integer historical performance. Muscovites and tourists will walk around the center from one era to another, go to the parks to see a XVII century battle or Catherine the Great’s cavalcade, a combat of Roman legions with barbarians or a camp of the Russian Imperial Army.

Admission: Free


International festival of fireworks
18-19 August 2018
Brateyevsky Park

The 4th International festival of fireworks “Rostec” will bring together leading pyrotechnics of the world.



Teams from eight countries (Russia, Austria, Armenia, Brazil, China, Romania, Croatia and Japan) will fire off about 60,000 volleys into the sky, which is 10,000 more than last year. About 27 tons of fireworks will be used in the competition. Fireworks will reach a height of 200 metres.

Visitors will enjoy concerts, master classes, quests, meetings with poets and actors, sports entertainment and much more.

Visitors will also be able to walk along an arts and crafts market and explore a historical food court to try national cuisines from many countries.

Time: The site will be open from noon and the fireworks show will run from 9 pm until 10:30 pm.
Venue: Brateyevsky Park
How to get to Brateyevsky Park: The nearest metro stations are Borisovo, Alma-Altinskaya, Shipilovskaya. The nearest bus stops are Borisovo, Borisov Ponds (Borisovskie prudi), Brateevo Bridge (Brateevsky most).
Event cost: 400 – 2000 rub


Forum ARMY International Military-Technical Forum «ARMY-2018»
24 August – 26 August 2018
Patriot Park

A unique opportunity to see everything with your own eyes and even climb on the armor of a tank or an armored vehicle.Book the tour

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Experience unforgettable emotions! Become a participant of an unforgettable event!

For the first time ever the concept of the show includes dynamic presentation of military equipment. Visitors of the International Military-Technical Forum «ARMY-2018» will have a rare opportunity to learn to drive military machinery and try various types of combat arms.
You will have a chance to try your hand in 10 various training simulations that teach military men and women to use various kinds of military equipment and machinery.

The Land and Water Clusters of Alabino Testing Grounds will have two unique scheduled demonstration programs every day.
The dynamic show of military machinery and equipment will follow a common tactical theme, imitating a real military operation on land, on the sea, and in the air.
It will be complemented by an airshow. Various types of aircraft will imitate close combat, and paratrooper forces will present an air acrobatic show.
The Aviation Cluster at Kubinka Aerodrome will present a static exposition of aviation equipment, and the demonstration program will include performances by legendary Russian piloting groups: Berkuty, Strizhi and Russkie Vityazi.

On tour to International Military-Technical Forum «ARMY-2018», you will be able to visit a static exposition at Patriot Park , see the miliatry show in the Alabino military ground and aerobatic performances in Kubinka Aerodrome!

Venue: Patriot Park
Event cost: From 5 800 rub

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Spasskaya Tower
24 August – 2 September 2018
Red Square and other locations

The Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place on Moscow’s Red Square in early autumn.



The traditional participants of the Festival are the units of the State Honour Guards and the leading Russian and foreign military music bands from 15 countries. In accordance with the tradition the opening of the Festival will be held within the framework of the Days of the City of Moscow. The Festival demonstrates the great historic value of the music. The program includes marches linked to the most important episodes in the history of Russia and other countries. Guests can expect a great show that will include marching bands and classical music, lasers and fireworks.

Venue: Red Square, parks of Moscow, VDNKh
Event cost: Ticket prices vary from 500 to 8500 rub


Flower Jam festival
30 August – 9 September 2018
Throughout Moscow

The cultural programme of the festival will involve flower arranging and gardening, and also culinary workshops in desert making.



The second open international contest of landscape design will take place in Moscow. The theme of the festival is Bright colours. Magnificent works of the world’s best landscape designers and architects will be shown at different locations throughout Moscow.
Venues: Throughout Moscow
Admission: Free


Moscow events city day

Moscow City Day
8-9 September 2018
Red Square

Moscow traditionally celebrates its founding in the early September. In 2018, the city celebrates its 871st birthday. Book a cruise and see fireworks



There will be about 1,000 different events and activities including parades, fairs, street entertainments, sports contests and live music concerts. Lots of events are also held in Moscow parks such as Kolomenskoye, Tsaritsyno, etc.

The holiday itself will kick off at noon with an opening ceremony on Red Square. The musical start is scheduled for 1 pm, when Moscow’s anthem will sound at all the venues.

Remember, on 8-9 September some public transport routes may be changed due to street events. The Metro will operate until 2 a.m.

80 Moscow museums offer free admission, however, many of them have shorter operating hours during this day.
Museums offering free admission on City Day:
– Provisions Storages Facilities, 2 Zubovsky Boulevard;
– Museum of Archaeology, 1a Manezhnaya Street;
– Old English Court Museum, 4a Varvarka Street;
– Lefortovo Museum of History, 23 Kryukovskaya Street;
– Mirek Russian Accordion Museum, 18 2nd Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street;
– House on the Embankment local history museum, 2 Serafimovicha Street, entrance No. 1;
– Garden Ring Museum, 14 Prospekt Mira;
– Battle of Borodino Museum Panorama, 38 Kutuzovsky Prospekt;
– Museum of Heroes of the Soviet Union and Russia, 24Bolshaya Cheryomushkinskaya Street, Block 3;
– State Museum of the Defence of Moscow, 3 Michurinsky Prospekt;
– GULAG History Museum, 9 1st Samotechny Pereulok, Bldg.1;
– Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, 111 Prospekt Mira;
– Academician Sergei Korolev Memorial House, 28 1st Ostankinskaya Street;
– State Darwin Museum, 57 Vavilova Street;
– Timiryazev State Biological Museum, 15 Malaya Gruzinskaya Street;
– Tsaritsyno State Museum-Reserve, 1 Dolskaya Street;
– Kolomenskoye Museum-Estate e, 39 Andropova Prospekt;
– Lyublino Museum-Estate 1 Letnyaya Street, Bldg. 1;
– Izmailovo Museum-Estate, 1 Nikolai Bauman township, Bldg. 1;
– State Museum of Ceramics and Kuskovo Estate of the 18th Century, 2 Yunosti Street;
– Scriabin Memorial Museum, 11 Bolshoi Nikolopeskovsky Pereulok;
– Pushkin State Museum, 12/2 Prechistenka Street;
– Pushkin Memorial Apartment, 53 Arbat Street;
– Pushkin House-Museum, 36 Staraya Basmannaya Street;
– Memorial Apartment of Andrei Bely, 55 Arbat Street;
– exhibition halls of the Pushkin State Museum, 55 Arbat Street;
– Nikolai Gogol House memorial museum and research library, 7a Nikitsky Boulevard;
– Marina Tsvetayeva House and Museum, 6 Borisoglebsky Pereulok;
– Paustovsky Moscow Literary Museum Centre, 17 Starye Kuzminki Street;
– Sergei Yesenin Moscow State Museum, 24 Bolshoi Strochenovsky Pereulok;
– Sergei Yesenin Moscow State Museum, 21 Klyazminskaya Street, Block 2;
– Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, 10 Bolshaya Sadovaya Street, Apartment 50;
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn House for the Russian Diaspora, 2 Nizhnyaya Radishchevskaya Street;
– Ostrovsky Integratsiya state museum and cultural centre, 14 Tverskaya Street;
– Multimedia Complex of Actual Arts, 16 Ostozhenka Street;
– Father Frost’s Moscow estate, 168d Volgogradsky Prospekt;
– Novy (New) Manege Moscow state exhibition hall, 3/3 Georgiyevsky Pereulok;
– Nalbandyan Museum-Studio, 8 Tverskaya Street, Block 2;
– Vadim Sidur Museum, 37 Novogireyevskaya Street, Bldg. 2;
– Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 25 Petrovka Street, Bldg. 1;
– Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 17 Yermolayevsky Pereulok;
– Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 9 Tverskoi Boulevard;
– Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 10 Gogolevsky Boulevard;
– Zurab Tsereteli Museum-Studio, 15 Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street;
– Museum of Vasily Tropinin and his Contemporary Artists, 10 Shchetininsky Pereulok, Bldg. 1;
– Fashion Museum, 4 Ilyinka Street;
– People’s Artist of the USSR Ilya Glazunov Moscow State Art Gallery, 13 Volkhonka Street;
– People’s Artist of the USSR Alexander Shilov Moscow State Art Gallery, 5 Znamenka Street;
– Mayakovsky State Museum, 36 Krasnaya Presnya Street, Bldg.1;
– Dom Burganova (Burganov House) Moscow State Museum, 15 Bolshoi Afanasyevsky Pereulok, Bldg. 1;
– Museum of Naive Art, 15a Soyuzny Prospekt;
– Museum of Folk Graphics, 10 Maly Golovin Pereulok;
– Sergei Andriyaka Moscow State Specialised School of Watercolour Painting with the museum and exhibition complex, 17 Gorokhovsky Pereulok, Bldg. 1;
– Zelenograd Museum, Zelenograd, 11v Gogolya Street;
– Museum and Memorial Complex of Russian Navy History, 44-48 Svobody Street;
– Solntsevo exhibition hall, 44 Bogdanova Street;
– Peresvetov Pereulok exhibition hall, 4 Peresvetov Pereulok, Block 1;
– Zagorye Gallery exhibition hall, 24 Lebedyanskaya Street, Block 2;
– Izmailovo Gallery, 4 Izmailovsky Proyezd;
– Belyayevo Gallery, 100 Profsoyuznaya Street;
– Nagornaya Gallery, 10 Remizova Street;
– Na Kashirke exhibition hall, 35 Akademika Millionshchikova Street, Block 5;
– Varshavka exhibition hall, 68/1, 72/2, 75/1 Varshavskoye Motorway;
– Na Peschanoi exhibition hall, 23Novopeschanaya Street, Block 7;
– Bogorodskoye exhibition hall, 5 Otkrytoye Motorway, Block 6;
– Khodynka exhibition hall, 2 Iriny Levchenko Street;
– Gallery in Shabalovka exhibition hall, 24 Serpukhovsky Val, Block 2;
– Skolkovo exhibition hall, 32 Skolkovskoye Motorway, Block 2;
– Zdes na Taganke (Here at Taganka) exhibition hall, 31/22 Taganskaya Street;
– Vykhino exhibition hall, 9 Tashkentskaya Street;
– Pechatniki exhibition hall, 14 Batyuninskaya Street;
– 21st Century Gallery exhibition hall, 22 Kremenchugskaya Street;
– State Exhibition Hall of Afghanistan War History, 12 1st Vladimirskaya Street, Block 1;
– Solyanka VPA exhibition hall, 1/2 Solyanka Street , Bldg 2;
– A3 Gallery Moscow exhibition hall, 39 Starokonyushenny Pereulok;
– Tushino exhibition hall, 19 Janis Rainis Boulevard, Block 1;
– Kovcheg state exhibition hall, 12 Nemchinova Street;
– Art-Izmailovo exhibition hall, 30 Izmailovsky Boulevard;
– Zelenograd exhibition hall, Zelenograd, 14th residential area, Block 1410;
– Vasily Nesterenko’s Moscow State Picture Gallery, 29 Malaya Dmitrovka Street, Bldg. 4.

Venue: Throughout Moscow
Event cost: Free


If your trip to Russia coincides with Moscow City Day, don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate it on the ship, enjoying the delicious food, live music and fireworks.

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moscow events Master Street Exhibition
11-13, 17-20, 25-28 September, 19-23 November, 3-7 December 2018

Visit an exhibition of traditional Russian handicraft and choose a unique souvenir for your friends and family.


You can purchase Russian style handmade souvenirs, jewelry and accessories, modern wooden toys, Russian sweets, handmade cosmetics created by skillful craftsman.

Venue: Expocentre, Krasnopresnenskaya naberezhnaya, 14
Entrance fee: Free


Moscow events circle of light

Festival “Circle of Light”
21-25 September 2018
Throughout Moscow

Circle of Light festival is a unique event, devoted to the growing possibilities of modern lighting technologies.



For the Circle of Light Festival Russian and international designers and artists produce light and multimedia shows, creating projection mapping on the facades of the most notable buildings, cultural monuments and other facilities in Moscow as well as integrate their creative ideas into the architecture of the city. The project allows everyone to reveal the familiar face of Moscow in a new light.

Moscow will set aside six venues to host the 8th Moscow International Circle of Light Festival.
The festival will be opened with a great multi-media show The Carnival of Light that will include incredible light and laser effects, fountains and fireworks. A huge construction combined of 12-metre cubes will be erected for the video display. In the channel there will be 250 straight and 35 rotating fountains and 170 various flame jets positioned on pontoons.
Apart from the famous light and musical fountains in Tsaritsyno, the visitors will enjoy amazing shows that will be demonstrated on the façade of the Grand Tsaritsyno Palace: Wandering Palace (the story of Pheonix) and a performance about the world of the future.
Dmitry Malikov, a popular Russian singer, will perform on the stage in front of the Grand Tsaritsyno Palace.
The Teatralnaya Square will use Bolshoi Theatre, Maly Theatre and RAMT (Russian Academic Youth Theatre) to create a 270-degree video projection to show a novel about Spartakus. Two light shows of the previous year, Celestial Mechanics and Timeless, will be shown as well.
The closing show dedicated to the Year of Japan in Russia will be held at Grebnoy Channel. It will include a 40-minute Japanese firework show.

Moscow has hosted the International Circle of Light Festival since 2011. In 2016 one light show was projected on the Moscow University building. The 50,000 square-metre projection made it into the Guinness Book of Records as the largest video projection (50,458 square metres) and the most powerful lighting (4,264,346 lumens).

Event cost: Free
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Group Military Tours in Moscow
17 November-23 December 2018
Military grounds and museums

The tank tours are quite expencive for individuals, that is why we designed the group tours. See the schedule below.



The schedule of the Moscow’s military tours in November – December 2018:

1. November 17, 18, 24, 25 (Moscow): Ride on a replica of the German JagdPanther tank destroyer (from 11,500 rub per person).
2. November 18(Moscow): Ride on the BMD-2 or Japanese tank Ha-Go (from 12,000 rub per person). The tour is also includes a visit to the museum of military vehicles, BTR-40 ride, 5 blank shots of AK-47, and military lunch.
3. November 25 (Moscow): Ride on the T-34 tank and blank shooting (from 15,000 rub per person).
4. December 23(Moscow): Ride on a replica of the newest Russian tank T-14 ARMATA (from 20,000 rub per person). The tour is also includes a visit to the museum of military vehicles, 10 blank shots of AK-47, assembling/dissasembling of AK-47, and military lunch.


Moskva River winter navigation season Moskva River winter navigation season
28 October 2018 – 24 April 2019
The Moskva River

During winter season, a dozen ice-class boats carry passengers on a 2.5-hour tour along the route. Book a cruise



1. Ukraina Hotel Pier – House of Government – Moscow Mayor`s office – Kievsky railway station – Novodevichy Convent – Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov – Luzhniki Stadium – Vorobyevy (Sparrow) Hills – Nyeskuchniy Garden – Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure – Krymsky Bridge (Crimean Bridge) – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Moscow Kremlin – St. Basil’s Cathedral – Skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment – Ukraina Hotel Pier
2. Gorky Park Pier – Krymsky Bridge (Crimean Bridge) – Peter the Great monument – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Moscow Kremlin – St. Basil’s Cathedral – Ustinsky Bridge – Skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment – Krasnokholmsky bridge – Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure – Vorobyevy (Sparrow) Hills – Kievsky railway station – Ukraina Hotel – Gorky Park Pier

Ice-class boats with a reinforced bow can break ice of up to 20 cm thick on the Moskva River. If the ice gets thicker, an ice-breaker escorts the boat.

Venue: Moskva River
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night of art moscow eventsNight of Art
3 November 2018
Throughout Moscow

Various cultural institution of Moscow including museums, libraries, theatres, and exhibition halls will offers their visitors extensive cultural program.



The 6th Night of the Arts festival will take place in Moscow. It is held annually on first Tuesday or Friday of November.

Arts Night usually takes place on Unity Day. Last year its slogan was “Art Unites.” The purpose of the festival is to show the richness and the variety of ethnic and regional culture, as well as to attract the attention of people in Moscow to the city’s past and present.

Venues: Throughout Moscow
Event cost: Free. Some events need prior registration!


Moscow events national unity dayDay of National Unity
4 November 2018
Throughout Moscow

Annually, the Russian Federation celebrates the liberation from Polish-Lithuanian invaders in 1612.



It is a public holiday. Different events are planned to be held throughout the city. Russian march, a traditional annual rally, will be carried out in the center of the city.

Remember, that 4 of November is an official day-off. On this day most of public offices are closed and some public transport routes may be changed due to street events.

Venue: Throughout the city
Event cost: Free


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Day of Military Honour Parade
7 November 2018
Red Square

Red Square will turn into an open-air museum of the military equipment of the Great Patriotic War.



A military parade dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the legendary parade of 1941 will start at 10 a.m. The parade reconstruction will commemorate the heroic pages of the history, the courage and bravery of Moscow defenders who went to the forefront immediately after the parade.
The ceremony of laying flowers to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden will start at 11:15.
Red Square will turn into an open-air museum of the military equipment of the Great Patriotic War. The museum will be open until 5 p.m.

Venue: Red Square
Event cost: Free


pushkin museum moscow events International music festival December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter
December 2018
Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Annually, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts hosts the international music festival December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter.



The festival was first held in 1981 by Irina Antonova and Sviatoslav Richter and since that it has become the symbol of the museum. Its main idea is the unity of culture through the synthesis of fine arts, music and poetry.

Venue: Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
Event cost: To be announced


moscow events Journey to Christmas Journey to Christmas
16 December 2018 – 15 January 2019
Throughout Moscow

The Christmas fairy-tale will begin on Red Square and fill all pedestrian areas of the capital.



Exciting performances, fun master classes, original artworks, delicious food and winter holiday magic await you at festival venues around Moscow .

Famous figure skater Pyotr Chernyshyov invites everyone to the Magic Ice Theatre on Revolution Square, opposite the Bolshoi Theatre!

Enjoy exciting daily performances of the ice ballets “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, “Cipollino”, and “Snow White” with a cast of over 50 professional figure skaters. The Ice Theatre also serves as a public rink, with free skate rentals. You can skate around or take lessons from professional instructors.

Simultaneously with the Journey to Christmas, the 2nd Christmas Light International Festival will kick off in Moscow. The festival will last two months until 19 February.

Famous lighting designers from Russia, Italy and France will build various installations in streets and on squares, including light arches, fantastic shimmering tunnels and 2017 signs for the New Year. You couldn’t ask for a better background for holiday photos!

Venue: Throughout Moscow
Event cost: Free


ice festival moscow events Ice Festival
December 2018 – January 2019
Poklonnaya Hill

The traditional New Year festival “Ice Moscow” will be held at Poklonnaya Hill for the 4th time.



Each year the theme of the festival is different. Last year it was called “Football of the five continents” and was dedicated to the FIFA World Cup that was hosted by Russia in 2018. There was a great variety of ice sculptures including a 50-metre-high Kremlin and symbols of 32 countries that took part in the World Cup and 11 Russian cities that hosted the competition.

Venue: Poklonnaya Hill
Event cost: 350 rub
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Moscow events new year

New Year’s Eve
31 December 2018
Throughout Moscow

New Year is a public holiday and the most celebrated day in Russia.



It is the most popular holiday in Russia. For the Russians, the New Year is a family holiday; people prefer to spend it with their friends and relatives. Russian Holiday tradition includes a decorated New Year’s fir-tree. Children wait for Ded Moroz (Russian Santa Claus), to come and bring them presents.
Traditionally, there is a large variety of activities at different locations throughout the city, including concerts, music festivals, different dance floors

Of course, people will be able to listen to the President’s traditional New Year’s address and the toll of the Spasskaya Tower clock striking midnight. They are usually broadcast live on a large screen.

The following 30 venues usually host fireworks displays:
— Central Administrative Area: Moskvoretskaya Street (at midnight);
— Western Administrative Area: 18 Fedosyino Street, on the pond shore;
— Northwestern Administrative Area: 5 Roslovka Street, in the park behind the sports centre;
— Northern Administrative Area: Dryzhby Park;
— Northeastern Administrative Area, Lianozovo District: 38 Novgorodskaya Street, on the pond shore;
— Southeastern Administrative Area: 3 Zarechye Street;
— Southern Administrative Area: 25 Borisovskiye Prudy Street, near Brateyevo Cascade Park;
— Southwestern Administrative Area: an empty lot on Kadyrova Street;
— Troitsky and Novomoskovsky administrative areas: Township of Moskovsky, Moskovsky sports centre;
— Zelenograd Administrative Area: 4 Ozyornaya Alley, Bld. 2;
— Tagansky Park;
— Hermitage Garden;
—850-Letiya Moskvy Park;
— Babushkinsky Park;
— Izmailovsky Park;
— Sirenevy Garden;
— Sokolniki Park;
— Perovsky Park;
— Krasnaya Presnya Park;
— Severnoye Tushino Park;
— Vorontsovo estate park;
— Lianozovsky Park;
— Gonzharovsky Park;
— Kuzminki Park»;
— Sadovniki Park;
— 50-Letiya Oktyabrya Park;
— Gorky Park;
— Victory (Pobedy) Park on Poklonnaya Gora;
— Bauman Garden;
— Olympic Village park.

Remember, that 31 of December – 8 of January are official days-off. On these days most of public offices are closed and some public transport routes may be changed due to street events. The Metro will operate during the New Year’s night on December 31 – January 1.

Venues: Red Square, Gorky Park, VDNkh exhibition center, Sokolniki Park and other venues.
Event cost: Free


12 thoughts on “Moscow Events

    1. admin Post author


      Yes, the Red Square is open on the New Year 2019 eve. The celebration starts at 22.00 and lasts till 02:00.

  1. Zohre

    Hey .I will have a tour to russia in dec 2018. I need some info about places with excitibg activity in that time .I wouls be appreciated if you help me.

    1. admin Post author

      There are a lot of activities in Moscow. What kind of activities do you like? What about snowmobile ride? dog sledging is also available.

  2. uzi shaysh

    i am a travel agent and i look for all details of Moscow Red Square Festival in summer 2019 for orchestras.
    i have 2 orchestra candidate

    1. admin Post author

      Did you mean 2018? Because there is still no information about the festival.And what is the name of the festival? Spasskaya Tower?

  3. Annick Eiselé

    Will the Red Square be closed on 5-6-7 May for rehersals? If so, is closed all days and evenings?

    1. admin Post author


      Normally, the dress rehearsal takes place 2 days before the Victory Day. The Square is closed this day. Most likely it will be open on other days. However, now it is difficul to predict.

  4. Blanche Verster

    We are in Moscow for 3daysbut the Red square is closed. 26 – 28 Dec 2017. What is the reason? When will it open?

  5. Amy

    Will Gorky Park be open for ice skating on December the 25th? What are the normal hours of operation?

    Thank you!


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