Princess Festival

Nely and the Circus

September 7 - 9, 2018
A spectacular outdoor festival for children

The package includes:

  • Two nights in the room of your choice with breakfast
  • Saturday buffet lunch including selected beverages, our refreshing homemade fruit drinks, and our fun children’s Sweetbar
  • Saturday afternoon snacks
  • Sunday barbecue with selected beverages and a glass of Prosecco
  • A fun-filled program (see below) for children ages 3 and up; younger children are welcome when accompanied by an adult.


+420 325 600 095

Price per weekend package for 1 person and 1 child:

Superior Room CZK 25 180
Deluxe Room not available
Junior Suite not available
Luxury Suite not available
Legend Suite not available

The price above is per package for one person and one child. We would be happy to help choose the room that’s best for you and provide you with a personalized rate in case your family doesn’t fit neatly into one of the categories above. We will kindly ask you for a payment of 100% non-refundable deposit with your binding confirmation.

Fun-Filled weekend program for children

Friday, September 7

  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Guided mandala drawing with artist Janka Frýdlová, for calming thoughts and a good night’s sleep.
    Evening à la carte menu (not included in the package; available after 6:00 p.m.)

Saturday, September 8

  • 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast with a special kids’ nook filled with delicious foods
  • From 9:00 a.m. Bouncy castle in the English park
  • 9:45 a.m. Gala Opening of the Princess Festival in the Meditation Garden
  • 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Creative Herbal Crafts for Kids
    Identifying herbs, blending oils and herbal teas, making bath salts
    Creative Princess Activities
    Clowning basics
    Embroidery for princesses
  • 10:30 a.m. Stretching for parents in the Meditation Garden (weather permitting).
  • 11:00 a.m. Unguided meditation for parents in the Meditation Garden with Deepak Chopra
    Recorded music and guide: Deepak Chopra (Weather permitting.)
  • 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Sumptuous buffet lunch on the Bellavista patio with selected beverages
    Refreshing homemade fruit drinks · Fun-filled children’s Sweetbar
    Lunch will be served only buffet-style. Evening à la carte menu (not included in the package; available after 6:00 p.m.)

Main Program

  • 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Princess Beautification at the Royal Dressing Table - hairdresser, makeup and nail polish, little tattoos
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Face painting
  • 2:00 p.m. Official Opening of the Main Program
    Welcome Speech by the Ringmaster and His Wife accompanied by Princess Nely

    Mini-Circus Under Mr Dormouse’s Big Top
    Princess Nely and Princess Annie perform acrobatics on ponies
    Clown performance
    Acrobatic dance on aerial silks
    Royal Dog Performance – dog dancing, tricks, and dog academy
    Two Border Collies look forward to seeing you!
    Pole dance
    Gymnastics show
    And the clown is here again
    Aerial hoop dance
    Closing Latin-American show
    Values and mission of the Princess Festival
    Ceremonial coronation of princesses and princes
    Festive cutting of the Princess Cake
  • 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Clown and Balloon Sculptures – enjoy the clown up close
  • 3:00 – 5:20 p.m. – concurrent children’s activities
    Horse Stables – Caring for Horses Talking about horses and ponies, taking care of them, questions and answers
    Combing manes, grooming, and saddling cute mini-ponies
    Horse and pony rides
    Mini carriage and pony rides
    Donkey rides
    Baby Cameroon goats in a pen (Goat petting and feeding at a time to be announced)
    Gymnastics Fun on Special Gymnastics Mats
    Children can try selected simple moves. They can jump and have fun on a soft, bouncy gymnastics surface.
    Gymnasts from Poděbrady will be on hand to coach.
    Aerial Acrobatics on the Trapeze, Silks, and Ring
    Stretching and a bit unusual ways of dancing.
    Latin-American Dance Lesson for princesses and princes
    Creative Workshop Princess jewelry workshop – tiaras, bracelets, rings, and necklaces
    Creative beadwork
    PRECIOSA Creative Workshop Making princess jewelry with PRECIOSA – for princes and princesses
    Floral Hair Decoration and Bracelet Workshop
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Snack for Children in the Circus Wagon
  • 5:20 – 5:40 p.m. PRECIOSA Jewelry Fashion Show – Sparkling Princesses
    Presentation of the Center for Everyone activities
  • 5:40 – 6:00 p.m. Mini disco in the park for kids accompanied by chateau owner Jim Cusumano’s favorite hits.
    Farewell and End of the Main Program

Sunday, September 9

  • 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast with a special kids’ nook filled with delicious foods
  • From 9:00 a.m. Bouncy castle in the English park
  • 10:30 a.m. “Suitcase Full of Stories” on the South Parterre of the English Park
    Suitcase Full of Stories presents the stories “O Smolíčkovi” and “O koblížkovi”. The stories are presented through a mix of theatre and puppetry, as well as some musical instruments. Young and old alike are welcome! In case of inclement weather, the show will take place in the Golden Hall.
  • 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Barbecue for the whole family with selected beverages and a glass of Prosecco
    * The program will be held in Czech only. CHATEAU MCELY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAM.

Princess Festival Charity Support

Each year the Princess Festival helps those in need. Part of this year’s proceeds will be used to help disabled children and their families at the Centrum pro všechny (Centre for Everyone) in Nymburk. The funds will be used for their “Hurá jedeme na tábor” (Hurrah, We’re Going to Camp!” program in Jizbice u Nymburka, a special camp for disabled children and youth.


Bring your children and enjoy a pleasant Saturday afternoon with a great program filled with fun and games.
Due to limited capacity, please be sure to reserve your place in advance. Thank you!
Admission to the main program including a sumptuous buffet lunch, Sweetbar, and afternoon snacks on Saturday, September 8 from 12:30 - 6:00 p.m.:
Price per adult: CZK 3 550
Price per child: CZK 890

Lunch on Saturday will be served only as a buffet from 12:00 - 2:30 p.m. Dinner is not included in the package and will be served from 6 p.m. by advance reservation only.

You are also cordially invited to our Sunday barbecue on September 9 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
CZK 1,780 per person, including a glass of Prosecco and the children’s program.
Children ages 2-12 CZK 540; children under 3 free of charge.