CROATIA EVENTS

VINART GRAND TASTING 2021

Vinart Grand Tasting

Zagreb, 1st – 2nd March 2024 : Vinart Grand Tasting brings together the most widely recognised practices from the world of wine festivals.
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ZAGREB DANCE FESTIVAL

Zagreb Dance Festival

The 37th International Festival Week of Contemporary Dance, will be held  June 2021* dates to be confirmed It is one of the most significant dance festivals in Croatia with international dance theatres, companies and choreographers coming together in an exciting extravaganza of theatre, music and dance.
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WINE CELLARS’ OPEN DOORS DAY

 

Wine Cellars’ Open Doors Day

The 26th May is the Ideal month to visit northern Istria – The vineyards open their doors to the public from early morning to late evening – so lots of stamina needed! 
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ULTRA EUROPE

ULTRA EUROPE RESCHEDULED

ULTRA EUROPE rescheduled due to Covid 19 pandemic – the new dates will be July 9th 10th and 11th 2021.
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THE SEA ON A PLATE

The Sea on a Plate

Part of Novigrad gourmet festival, which kicks off in April and carries through to November, The Sea on a Plate event is a celebration dedicated to local fish specialities and various seafood dishes.
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THE GOLDEN LION

The Golden Lion

Every year at the end of June, the streets of Umag, celebrate the festival of the Golden Lion and become the stage to numerous theatre groups from all over Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Italy etc.
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SNOW QUEEN TROPHY

Snow Queen Trophy

Every year in early January the Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Snow Queen Trophy” is held just outside Zagreb  – it’s a Men & Womens Slalom Race held every year just outside Zagreb (Sljeme) as part of the FSI Alpine Ski World Cup.
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RIJEKA CARNIVAL

Rijeka Carnival

The Rijeka Carnival takes place, yearly, between the second half of January to the second half of February (different dates).
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RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

Renaissance Festival

22nd – 25th August, Koprovnika: Just north of Zagreb is Koprovnika, where  a special festival is held each year celebrating all things Medieval. 
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PLAVA LAGUNA CROATIA OPEN

Plava Laguna Croatia Open

Umag, Istria 12th – 21st July 2019: Celebrating 30 years, the international tennis tournament Plava Laguna is possibly the most prestigious tournament of its kind in Croatia.
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MIDSUMMER SCENE FESTIVAL

Midsummer Scene Festival

Taking place between late June & early July ( dates to be confirmed for 2021 ), Shakespeare’s magical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes to Dubrovnik in a collaboration of British and Croatian artists – usually performed at Fort Lovrjenac an open air arena at 9.30 each night – watch out for announcements of other plays and events showing at the Sponza palace and the Museum of Modern Art.
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LOVE INTERNATIONAL 2021

Love International 2021

LOVE INTERNATIONAL 2020 is cancelled however if you have tickets they will be valid for 2021 – new dates are 14th – 20th July  at The Garden, Tisno.
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KORCULA SPRING FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

Korcula Spring Food & Wine Festival

Running between 28th April – 5th May 2019, this will be an excellent showcase of the island’s best produce with prizewinning wines, cheeses and island delicacies.
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INMUSIC – ZAGREB

Inmusic – Zagreb

24th – 26th June 2019: Croatia’s biggest open air music festival is held each year in June on Youth Island on Zagreb’s Lake Jarun.
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HIDEOUT

Hideout

1st – 5th July 2019:  Renowned beach party on the shores of Zrce Beach – lots of House, Techno Dub and Rave to name just a few music genres, alongside mad beach parties and legendary boat parties.
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FESTIVAL SIRA (CHEESE FEST)

Festival Sira (Cheese Fest)

21st – 2nd September 2019: The Annual Cheese Festival takes place in the fairy tale surroundings of Svetvincenat, Istria every September.
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FESTIVAL OF ST BLAISE

Festival of St Blaise

1st – 9th February 2019: Dating back to the 15th Century, the Festival of St Blaise celebrates Dubrovnik’s Patron Saint – credited with saving the city from the Venetians by appearing in a vison to the town’s canon  The celebrations start with the ‘Kandelora’ Candle mass on the 2nd February – The banners of the parishes come together, the bells are rung, there are hymns and prayer , white doves are released as a symbol of freedom and peace.
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FANTASTIC ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL

Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival

June/July 2019: The Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival is one of its kind and offers some of the best films in the region; lasting 9 days from the end of June to the beginning of July.
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DUBROVNIK CARNIVAL

Dubrovnik Carnival

Dubrovnik 8th – 13th February: Five days of Carnival through the streets of Dubrovnik, with theatre, productions, concerts, folk dancing etc.,
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BIG BEACH SPRING BREAK

Big Beach Spring Break

May 30th – June 1st 2019 is party time on Zrce Beach, Pag as it transforms into a three day electronic music-fest headlined by some of the best European DJ’s – Ibiza eat your heart out! 
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AN EVENING OF JACOB’S SCALLOPS

An Evening of Jacob’s Scallops

On 1st June 2019 Novigrad comes alive with a celebration of one of Novigrad’s most famous products – the scallop, and according to some, the best in the world. 
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A MUSICAL EASTER

A Musical Easter

Novigrad, 21st April: Head for Novigrad’s old town seafront on Easter morning as they celebrate Easter with loads of music, gifts and just a general fun atmosphere.
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ASPARAGUS FESTIVAL

Asparagus Festival

Lovran, 13th – 27th April 2019: The arrival of Spring in Croatia heralds the first wild asparagus and nowhere is it more welcome than Lovran in Istria.  
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SWEET WINE & WALK

Sweet Wine & Walk

Momjan 13th April 2019: Time for another unforgettable recreational wine event – enjoy a 7km walk with four refreshment stops along the way where you can enjoy a selection of wines by four famous and local vineyards – there will also be some Istrian delicacies to complement the wine, as well as plenty of good music and maybe some dancing if you still have the energy!
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DUBROVNIK WALKING FESTIVAL

Dubrovnik Walking Festival

The third Dubrovnik Walking Festival will take place from the 1st to 7th of October 2018 – The Festival is designed to display a different face of Dubrovnik – the one away from crowds, experiencing local flavours  and hidden paths, with walkers experiencing the sense of freedom, calmness and belonging to nature.
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CROATIA ROCKS

Croatia Rocks

Croatia has a well-renowned nightlife, and the summers offer some of the best parties in Europe with music playing all night long until the morning after.
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DUBROVNIK RUNNERS DAYS – HALF MARATHON TAKING PLACE TODAY

Dubrovnik Runners Days – Dubrovnik Half Marathon Taking Place Today

The  DuMotion Runners Days in Dubrovnik are being held over the 29th and 30th April and Dubrovnik has been filled with runners taking part in the two day event which features the Dubrovnik Half Marathon, a 2.5k race around the Dubrovnik Old Town walls and a 5k open charity run.
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