Apolló Cinema

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More than 100 years old, the Apollo Cinema is a state-of-the-art venue that brings film culture closer to the audience through the latest films, classic movies, art films, Hungarian and foreign language screenings, premieres, film festivals, audience meetings and other accompanying events, all under the aegis of entertainment and education. Debrecen’s art cinema appeals to both older and younger audiences, art and action film lovers, native Hungarian speakers, and foreign audiences alike. The Apollo Cinema regularly organises charity screenings for children in foster care, large families, and children with disabilities.

4025 Debrecen, Miklós street 1.

+36 52 417 847

Kölcsey Centre

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The most modern conference centre in Eastern Hungary with 13.000 m2 of floor space. Glass, stone, birch, maple and okoumé elements in the interior evoke a Scandinavian atmosphere, radiating purity and warmth. The designer has envisioned an “omniscient” house, a worthy venue for both professional conferences and cultural events. The spaces can be connected or separated at will and are equipped with the highest technical facilities. The Kölcsey Centre is the venue for more than 250 cultural events and conferences a year, which attract more than 100,000 visitors.

4026 Debrecen, Hunyadi street 1-3.

+36 52 518 400

+36 70 933 9918

Cinema City Debrecen

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In the Cinema City cinema, current films are always shown, so viewers can watch the latest international films. The auditoriums use the most modern technology, so visitors can enjoy the best quality picture and sound. There is a snack bar and popcorn machines in the cinemas, and guests can choose from different visual experiences – 2d, 3d and 4d.

4026 Debrecen, Péterfia street 18.

+36 80 800 800

Nagyerdő Water Tower Adventure Centre

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It is a venue for events and offers several services. Bicycle-rickshaw rental and bicycle rental, Tourinform: General information about the tourist attractions of the Great Forest – the University and the Great Forest adventure tours, gift shop with Debrecen souvenirs, climbing wall with a 13 m high climbing wall, from the upstairs terrace of the Great Forest Water Tower, 34 m high platform over the canopy of the Great Forest with a view of the forest, the University town and the whole of Debrecen, café, outdoor concert venue, nightclub and a splash bar.

4032 Debrecen, Pallagi road 7.

+36 30 171 8997

Főnix Aréna (Phoenix Arena)

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Hungary’s largest rural multifunctional event venue was built in 2002 on the model of a similar facility in Tallinn, Estonia. The arena underwent a major renovation in 2021. Thanks to its design, the facility is suitable not only for sporting events (nearly 6,000 people) and cultural events (7,000 people) but also for large-scale exhibitions (3,000 m2), gala dinners, and corporate events (1,460 people).

4028 Debrecen, Kassai road 28.

+36 30 581 9024

Hódos Sports Hall

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Debrecen’s top-flight handball and futsal teams play their league matches in the historic building named after Imre Hódos, the city’s Olympic wrestling champion. In recent years, major interior and exterior renovation works have been carried out in the building, which is located next to the Főnix Hall. The 1300-seat facility is connected to the Főnix Hall by an underground corridor. The city provides international-level conditions for events, and the facility regularly hosts other sporting, cultural and social events, such as the proms of Debrecen’s secondary schools and high schools.

4028 Debrecen, Kassai road 32–34.

+36 52 412 433

+36 52 423 560


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The LOVARDA Student Cultural and Conference Centre, located on the Kassai út University campus, is unique in Debrecen, offering cultural and entertainment opportunities on almost 3,000 m2. The multifunctional nature of the facility provides a full range of services, The built-in sound and lighting equipment is perfectly suited for concerts, balls, stage performances, presentations and conferences.

4028 Debrecen, Kassai road 26.

+36 52 426 180

Author: Debrecen4U