January

Winter Saturday Mornings in The City
Date: 12 November 2022 - 25 March 2023
In order to encourage tourist visits during the Dubrovnik winter festival, Tourist Board is organizing free program "Winter Saturday Mornings in the City" for tourists who are staying in Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik Winter Festival
Date: 26 November 2022 - 6 January 2023
Dubrovnik hosts a very event-filled Winter Festival which starts at the beginning of December through into early January. The Festival includes a Christmas Fair – with traditional Christmas sweet treats and drinks, plus little trinkets on sale – carols and other fun concerts; gastro events (watch out for traditional Dalmatian Christmas dish bakalar – cod – being offered); kids’ events and events involving Santa!
As part of the Winter Festival, there are of course also New Year’s Eve celebrations which are centered around the main thoroughfare in Dubrovnik, Stradun. Celebrations include a free live concert to see in the New Year as well as fireworks.
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Night of the Museum
Date: 27 January 2023
Museums, galleries and other similar institutions open their doors to the public, for free, from 6 pm to 1 am.

February

Festivity of St Blaise
Date: 2 February - 5 February 2023
Saint Blaise festivity is a multi-day celebration dedicated to Dubrovnik patron saint. St. Blaise has been praised in Dubrovnik since the year 972, and the celebration is even registered in UNESCO’s register of intangible heritage. It features several concerts, exhibitions and religious events, such as procession with the saint’s relics on the Stradun. The day of the festivity itself, February 3, is the unique occasion to see the locals all dressed up in traditional folk costumes.
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Dubrovnik Carnival
Date: 17 February - 21 February 2023
Dubrovnik's take on carnival is as unique as the city itself. It is marked by merriment, a masked parade and enjoyment of the city's best assets: wine, food, music and atmosphere. The event lasts for several days, which much of the program being dedicated to children. The masked and costumed carnival parade occurs on the last day and takes over the whole town center when for those taking part in the parade to satirically make a comment of actual political and social events.
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March

Runway Run 2023
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On March 4, 2022, in cooperation with Dubrovnik Airport, we are organizing the third consecutive edition of the Runway Run. This competition is unique and gives runners an unusual experience - racing on the runway of Dubrovnik airport. The race is 5 kilometers long, which makes it ideal for both experienced runners and beginners. The entry fee is 150 HRK, and the package for runners includes an official race shirt, an attractive medal, a start number, official timekeeping, refreshments and free parking in the airport parking lots.
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The Oyster Festival
Date: 19 March 2023
Oysters are one of the greatest specialties of the Southern Dalmatian coast, particularly those from the village Mali Ston, just north of Dubrovnik. March is the time when these culinary aphrodisiacs are at their tastiest and plumpest. A treat for anyone with even the slightest interest in gastronomy, this four-day celebration of the sea is begun by the oyster farmers in the village of Mali Ston, transported on traditional carts and then displayed all along the Stradun, Dubrovnik’s answer to a main street.
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Mediterranean Fair of Healthy Food, Medicinal Herbs and Green Entrepreneurship
Date: 15 March - 19 March 2023
This fair is always a great opportunity to taste and purchase some authentic home-grown delicacies from Croatia and the wider region. Orientation of the fair is aimed at raising consciousness of healthy food, ecological standards, sustainable development, and balance between the nature, economy and people. This is to be achieved through education in lectures, workshops, round tables and scientific congress meetings.
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April

Aklapela Festival
Date: 17 April - 19 April 2023
Aklapela festival of the best Croatian vocal groups nourishes the authentic vocal singing, a festival named by a pun of the words klapa and a cappella. The songs are performed without instrumental accompaniment, in the same way, or a way similar to the authentic one of preforming Croatian traditional klapa song. Aklapela is an entirely national musical product and, with visionary artistic leadership, has the potential to become a referent value of Croatian ethno-music.
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Dubrovnik FestiWine
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Dubrovnik FestiWine is the ideal opportunity for all wine lovers to taste the local wines of the Dubrovnik region and enjoy the full taste of its reds and the irresistible aroma of its whites. Taste the highly appreciated wines that grow on the sunny slopes of Pelješac and the fertile soil of the Konavle area in the Dubrovnik-Neretva region. If you consider yourself a wine lover, connoisseur or a gourmet, this is one of the must-attend Dubrovnik events. The festival also hosts a traditional wine competition with awards for the best ones.
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Dubrovnik in Motion
Date: 29 April - 30 April 2023
This somewhat bold idea was born in 2015, as the vision aiming at setting Dubrovnik in motion. Originally, the event had a motto "More than a race" and a very simple goal - to promote sports and healthy lifestyle, all within the spectacular setting of ancient Dubrovnik, a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
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Dubrovnik Musical Spring
Date: 27 April - 20 June 2023
The Dubrovnik Music Spring is a music event organized by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra. It is a series of classical music concerts that will take place during April, May and June 2023.
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May

Street Food Festival Bavarin 2023
Date: 5 May - 14 May 2023
In the very heart of Dubrovnik, in the wonderful historical ambience of the Lazaret, the street food festival "Bavarin" is held, which offers food from the best local chefs and restaurants through six restaurants, with menus adapted for everyone - from burgers, plant-based dishes, to the best fish street food delicacies up to the most delicious desserts. In addition to an unmissable offer of delicious delicacies from all over Croatia, guest appearances by renowned names of the Croatian bar scene, cooking workshops for adults and children led by famous TV personalities and a daily entertainment and music program await you.

Folklore ensemble Linđo
Date: May - September 2023
Starting from May throughout the summer until October, the folklore ensemble Linđo will be having its lively and interesting performances. Make sure you attend at least one, you will be amazed by the dancing skills of the young people who thus cherish their cultural heritage.


June

Orlando Furioso
Date: June 2023
It is a cycle of baroque music organized by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra.

Le Petit Festival du Théâtre
Date: June 2023
Le Petit Festival du Théâtre is a non-profit festival, a community of art and science dreamers from around the world, and a showcase for art and science lovers & patrons from all over our "blue planet". This is a small festival, but a special and distinctive cultural event in which artists represent and artistic talents from around the world. Festival every year raises the curtain revealing creations carefully selected and talented artists whether they are poets, actors, dancers, or something else.
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Festival "Ana in Town"
Date: 21 June 2023
The festival "Ana in Town" celebrates a young artist, a cellist with a recognizable musical style, Ana Rucner in a double role as classical musician and crossover instrumentalist. A fantastic concert at the dawn of the first day of summer and World Music Day on June 21st is an exceptional artistic event and unique view and experience of sunrise at the top of the Srđ Mountain.
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Midsummer Scene
Date: June - July 2023
Midsummer Scene is a renowned theatre festival in English that uses one of the most beautiful and most evocative stages on the continent, the fortress of Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik, to put on world-famous Shakespeare plays through the collaboration of English and Croatian theatre artists. Festival coincides with the beginning of summer and, following the centuries-old Dubrovnik tradition of open-air theatre, all shows are performed under the stars.
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International opera arias festival "Tino Pattiera"
Date: June - July 2023
This festival was named in honor of world-famous opera singer, tenor Tino Pattiera, who was famous in opera houses in Europe and around the world in the first half of the 20th century. He was the leading singer at the Royal Saxon Court Opera in Dresden and member of the Berlin State Opera. The festival brings great opera arias to Dubrovnik and presents the works of the most prominent opera composers performed by renowned international opera stars.
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July

Dubrovnik Summer festival
Date: 10 July - 25 August 2023
Dubrovnik Summer Festival present an excellent cultural program featuring various theatrical, musical, ballet, folklore, artistic and film performances. The festival is famous throughout Europe for its high quality cultural events based on the area's rich and interesting heritage. The specific atmosphere of the venues and the unique combination of tradition and modernity leave a lasting impression on every visitor.
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August

International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik
Date: August - October 2023
As a continuation of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, the Dubrovnik Symphonic Orchestra started the Dubrovnik International Late Summer Music Festival, which takes place from the end of August to the middle of September. During the festival, renowned Croatian and international artists perform well-known musical pieces from different periods in the town’s Rector’s Palace. The harmony of the music and the magical atmosphere in which the festival takes place will delight all music and art enthusiasts.
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September

Stradun Classic
Date: September - October 2023
Renowned Croatian clarinetist Marija Pavlović, together with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and top musicians from all over the world, founded the new festival "Stradun Classic" in 2018. It is a top chamber music festival that brings together successful musicians from all over the world.
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October

Autumn Music Variety
Date: October 2023
Autumn concerts by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra are now part of a new festival: Autumn Music Variety, which includes a series of varied musical events. Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra takes audience from classical and popular music to gypsy jazz music.
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Dubrovnik Film Festival
Date: Mid October 2023
The Idea for a youth festival arose from the desire to bring out the hidden and anonymous endeavours of the enthusiast young film maker so that they may enter the public eye and in this way gain recognition. By initiating the festival, we wish to offer a helping hand to individuals, schools and youth associations who work on media culture to achieve their five minutes of fame.
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Good food festival
Date: 9 October - 22 October 2023
The Good Food Festival features numerous presentations of culinary specialities typical of the Dubrovnik area, regional wine tasting, culinary workshops, attractive events such as 'Dinner with a famous chef', workshops dedicated to preparing typical Dubrovnik dishes, culinary tours, and numerous other surprises for all gourmets. The highlight of the Good Food Festival is the famous Dubrovačka trpeza, or Dubrovnik Table, that features a long table along the entire main street of Stradun, where many Dubrovnik hotels, restaurants, pastry makers and caterers will present their skills and creations.
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Dubrovnik Spartan Trail Classic
Date: 28 October - 29 October 2023
Do not miss this unique opportunity to try the Spartan trail and experience an unforgettable experience in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik.
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November

Dubrovnik Jazz Outbreak 2023
Date: 10 November - 12 November 2023
The festival gathers many excellent jazz musicians and provides visitors with an unforgettable live experience. Visitors will have the opportunity to listen to various styles of jazz music, from traditional to more contemporary performances, and to enjoy the ambiance.
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The Veteran Car Rally 2023
Date: End of November 2023
The Veteran Car Rally takes place at the end of November, with a collection of classic cars touring the local area, before being presented on Stradun.
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December

Dubrovnik Winter Festival
Date: December 2023 - 6 January 2024
The Dubrovnik Winter Festival is an event which reveals a new aspect of the City of Dubrovnik, featuring magical lighting highlighting its timeless beauty and uncovering the rich diversity of artistic expression through special events, entertainment programs, colourful cuisine with a touch of tradition, and ancient customs.
The Festival includes a Christmas Fair with traditional Christmas sweet treats and drinks, plus little trinkets on sale, fun concerts and gastro events, kids’ events and events involving Santa!
As part of the Winter Festival, there’s of course also New Year’s Eve celebration on main street Stradun. Celebration include a free live concert, as well as fireworks.
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