Regular events

There is a lot of various cultural, folklore or sports events taking place regularly in Slovakia.  Many of internationally accomplished artists and sportsmen or women perform here. Therefore, it is worth to consider the date of your trip to Slovakia in relation to one of these events. You can read about the most interesting ones in the list below. Exact dates as well as information about other events are to be found in actual event calendar. 

  • Echoes of Old Slavic under Kráľova hoľa mountain (July)

  • Bardejov Fair (last weekend in August)

  • Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava - BIB (every odd year in autumn)

  • Month of Photography in Bratislava (November)

  • Radvanský jarmok fair (September)

  • Spišské trhy Fair (July)

  • The European Folk Craft Festival - EĽRO (July)

  • The Festival of the Ruthenian and Ukrainian Cultures (June)

  • The International Festival of Ghosts and Monsters (April/May)

  • The Summer Shakespeare´s Festival (July, August)

  • The Traditional Trnava Fair (September)

  • The Zemplínske slávnosti Festival (August)

  • Touches and Connections (Dotyky a spojenia) (June)

  • Valentine´s weekend in a castle (February)

  • Art Film Fest (June)

  • Bartolomejský jarmok fair (August)

  • Bratislava Christmas Market (November, December)

  • Bratislava Jazz Days - BJD (October)

  • Bratislava Music Festival – BHS (October)

  • Cap á l´Est (August)

  • Coronation Ceremonies (June)

  • Days of the Town of Rožňava (September)

  • Divadelná Nitra, Nitra Theatre Festival (September)

  • Documentary film festival One World (November)

  • Ekotopfilm / Envirofilm - Festival of Sustainable Development Films (October)

  • Fabulous Castle (June)

  • International Folk Costume Dolls Festival (June)

  • Klokočinský jarmok Fair (August)

  • Košice City Day (May)

  • Košice Gourmet Fest (June)

  • Košice Peace Marathon (October)

  • Košice Wine Festival (September)

  • Levický jarmok fair (October)

  • Made in Slovakia (July-August)

  • Melos - Étos, International Festival of Contemporary Music (every odd year in November)

  • Nuit Blanche / White Night (October)

  • Pribina Cup (March, April)

  • Roman Games in Rusovce (September)

  • Salamander Days (September)

  • Scénická žatva Festival (August)

  • St. Hubert Days (September)

  • Štúrovský jarmok fair (October)

  • The Days of Master Pavol International Cultural Festival (July - August)

  • The European Festival of Humour and Satire Kremnica Gags (August)

  • The Festival Hontianska paráda (August)

  • The Festival of the Culture of the Hungarians of Slovakia (June)

  • The Folklore Festival Podroháčske folklórne slávnosti (August)

  • The Folklore Festival Poľana (July)

  • The Folklore Festival Východná (the first weekend in July)

  • The International Folklore Festival Myjava (June)

  • The Jánošík´s Days (July)

  • The Music Festival Pohoda (July)

  • The Pilgrimage on the Mariánska hora in Levoča (July)

  • The Zamagurské folklórne slávnosti Festival (June)

  • Trenčín Musical Spring (Trenčianska hudobná jar - April, May)

  • Use The City Festival (June)

  • Žitnoostrovský jarmok fair (September)

  • Zvolen Castle Plays (June)