Free admission to VDNKh museums
January – December 2021
VDNKh exhibition centre
Visit Slovo Slavic Writing Centre, VDNKh Museum, Buran Interactive Museum Complex, and Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre Tuesday to Friday.
Free Museum Days in Moscow
3rd week of each month
Third week of each month is a week when everyone can visit most Moscow museums for free.
Group Military Tours in Moscow
March – May 2021
Military grounds and museums
The tank tours are quite expencive for individuals, that is why we designed the group tours. See the schedule below.
16 March – 20 April 2021
Golden Mask is a Theatre Festival that demonstrates the most significant premiers of the previous season.
12 April 2021
On April 12, 1961, the 27-year-old Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin circled the Earth for 1 hour and 48 minutes aboard the Vostok 1 spacecraft.
Rehearsals of Victory Day military parade
April – May 2021 (To be confirmed)
Moscow visitors will be able to see military hardware rolling across Moscow’s streets during the rehearsals of Victory Day parade.
Moskva River summer navigation season
April – October 2021
The Moskva River
The summer navigation season begins in late April and involved over 150 boats. There are ten major river routes, including those beyond the city.
Kremlin’s cavalry guard change
April – October 2021
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.
Spring and Labour Day
1 May 2021
In the former Soviet Union, 1 May was International Workers’ Day and was celebrated with huge parades in Russian cities.
2 May 2021
The Orthodox festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
9 May 2021
Victory day or 9 May marks the day when the German military surrendered to the USSR in Berlin in 1945. Book a cruise and see fireworks
22 May 2021
At dozens of Moscow theatres, festival visitors will be able to attend open rehearsals, premiere shows, tours, workshops and meet-and-greets.
The Moscow Cycling Festival
23 May 2021
A new format of city event, it’s a multi-format action that unites sport, culture, lifestyle and puts Moscow on a par with major European and world capitals.
Red Square Book Festival
3 – 6 June 2021
The annual book festival takes place in Red Square and is timed to coincide with the birthday of Alexander Pushkin, and Russian Language Day.
12 June 2021
Russia Day is the national holiday of the Russian Federation, which has been celebrated every year on June 12 since 1992.
“Times & Epochs” Festival
1 – 12 June 2021 (To be confirmed)
9 days, 30 locations, and 6000 participants. Parks and squares, streets and boulevards will become camps for reenactors from all over the world.
MAKS Air Show
20-25 July 2021
The International Air show MAKS occupies a leading position in the ratings of major world aviation forums.
International festival of fireworks
17-18 August 2021
The 3rd International festival of fireworks “Rostec” will bring together leading pyrotechnics of the world.
International Military-Technical Forum «ARMY-2021»
22 – 28 August 2021
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
22 August – 4 September 2021
Alabino training field
International Tank Biathlon is a variety of tank and armored vehicle events ranging from armored vehicle driving to gunnery.
27 August – 5 September 2021
The Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival will take place on Moscow’s Red Square in early autumn.
Moscow City Day
4 September 2021
Moscow traditionally celebrates its founding in the early September. In 2021, the city celebrates its 874th birthday.
Moscow Gastronomic Festival
October 2021 (To be confirmed)
Restaurants of Moscow
The main gastronomic event of the year in Moscow!