Spring Fun

The weather is warming up and everything's turning green. Shed your winter coat and get started on this list of fun activities to enjoy during the spring season. There is a lot waiting for you in Slovakia. Shake off the winter blues and enjoy time of colours and new life around. Finally, the spring has come, let's celebrate it!

  • 4/21/2018 - 4/22/2018

    Čachtice Castle opens for the summer season

    Spring is here, a time has come. Čachtice Castle is to say hello to tourist season opening its gates for all lovers of castles, history, tales and legends. In the castle above the village of Čachtice, famous especially for sadly known Blood Countess Elisabeth Báthory, the summer season will officially be opened the third weekend of April.
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  • 4/20/2018 - 4/22/2018

    Bratislava City Days

    Truly for everyone, once again Bratislava opens its doors and gives an opportunity to know Slovak capital from close-up. You may enjoy free entries to all exhibitions of the City Museum, Water Works Museum, City Gallery, city sports fields, ZOO or botanic garden as well as themed walking tours.
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  • 4/21/2018 - 4/22/2018

    Bratislava City Days Themed Tours

    The Bratislava City Museum celebrates its 150th anniversary by making all its expositions accessible to general public at the occasion of Bratislava City Days. As Bratislava is this weekend really for everyone, commenced walking tours in English will take also place the two days of the event.
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  • 4/24/2018

    Devín National Ceremony

    For the seventh time a National Ceremony will be held on April 24th at beautiful premises of iconic Devín Castle in Bratislava. Get inspired as the ancestors did in the past!
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  • 7/2/2017 - 4/29/2018

    Between Idyll and Drama

    The exhibition Between Idyll and Drama in the Schaubmar Mill in Pezinok uncovers the connections between naïve and professional art and, at the same time, presents the less well-known works in the Collection of Naïve Art at Slovak National Gallery to the public.
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  • 11/17/2017 - 4/22/2018

    Leopold Horovitz: Lost - Found

    In spite of rather unfavourable atmosphere for all of Jewish descent those times, a retrospective exhibition on the occasion of 100th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Horowitz was opened in East Slovak Museum in Košice in spring 1938. The exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of this successful artist now proudly returns his artworks to his hometown.
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  • 1/13/2018 - 6/10/2018

    Discovering Prešov

    An unique opportunity to get familiar with Prešov indepth, these guided tour lure to reveal the hidden treasures of Prešov Region capital. You can uncover the history and significance of Prešov every other weekend both, on Saturdays and Sundays of each month. Are you ready now to "Discover Prešov"?
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  • 1/17/2018 - 10/17/2018

    Slovak Eights

    From the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to an independent Slovak Republic, discussion series about key Slovak years of "eights" of the 20th century in Slovak National Theatre will guide you through decades of the most important events in Slovak history.
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  • 1/25/2018 - 5/20/2018

    Architect Friedrich Weinwurm: New Path

    The exhibition on the grounds of Slovak National Gallery in the Gallery's Eszterhazy Palace in Bratislava remembers the work of Friedrich Weinwurm (1885 – 1942), the most significant representative of architectural avantgarde in Slovakia. Again with free entry as all 2018 Slovak National Gallery Bratislava venues' exhibitions continue to be without any admissions.
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  • 2/27/2018 - 12/31/2018

    The Eights

    Many anniversaries will be celebrated in Slovakia throughout 2018, jubilee of 70 years of the Slovak National Gallery being one them. To commemorate years ending with number eight, the national gallery prepared series of small exhibitions for the anniversaries of the eights consequently marking important developments of February 1948, August 1968 and October 1918.
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  • 3/2/2018 - 5/19/2018

    Craft Landscape

    An interest in traditional folk crafts still persists even among children. The Centre for Folk Art Production aka ÚĽUV sets out to prove this with its Bratislava exhibition "Craft Landscape". The exhibition presents the work of talented children aged 8 to 15 who took part in the eponymous nationwide competition of the same title.
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  • 3/5/2018 - 4/27/2018

    T. G. Masaryk in photography

    The itinerant photography exhibition of T. G. Masaryk will be hosted by the Slovak National Museum in Martin. Symbolically in the Museum of Czech Culture in Slovakia located in the house of manageress of the personal archive of the first president of the common state of the Czechs and the Slovaks Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk in Martin.
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  • 3/14/2018 - 5/14/2018

    Banská Bystrica Musical Spring

    The 58th annual cycle of classical music concerts will welcome visitors of Banská Bystrica, from March 14th to May 14th, 2018. It is one of the oldest music festivals of this genre in Slovakia.
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  • 3/22/2018 - 4/30/2018

    Easter with the Ruthenians

    This year, orthodox Christians celebrate Easter a week after the Western ones. The exhibition at the Museum of Ruthenian Culture in Prešov introduces Ruthenian traditions at the time of Easter ranging from food preparation, table setting, customs, religious rituals to the overall atmosphere and experiencing of Pascha in the Ruthenian countryside.
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  • 3/25/2018 - 9/22/2018

    Peter Sagan Kids Tour

    Peter Sagan as a worldwide famous cycling icon inspires the others and also motivates to adopt a healthy lifestyle. To start such mission with the youngest is the best idea.
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  • 4/2/2018 - 12/26/2018

    Night at Mt. Lomnický štít

    At sunset when the cable car transports the last resort clients down the hill, Mt. Lomnický štít offers a unique atmosphere which is meant only for the “chosen ones”. Just to hear is not enough. The night on top of Mt. Lomnický štít is an adventure that you need to experience. At least once in your lifetime.
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  • 4/5/2018 - 4/22/2018

    Nitra Musical Spring

    The hearts and souls of audiences from all over Slovakia will be delighted with the spring cycle of classical music, performed by both Slovak and foreign performers and music ensembles. You are warmly invited to enjoy the exceptional musical experience of this spring in the Nitra Synagogue.
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  • 4/10/2018 - 11/30/2018

    Climbers' Crown of Trenčín Region

    All together 20 various distant locations within the Trenčín Region by bike, on foot or even with a dog. Too much to reach at once? No worries, you have time from mid-April to the end of November.
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  • 4/15/2018 - 5/13/2018

    Trenčín Musical Spring

    To hear the beautiful sound of the cello. On black and white keyboards there are running magical fingers. High tones of the basset horns and beautiful song of the violin announce you that spring is in full swing. And if you like classical music don't miss Trenčín Musical Spring.
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  • 2/23/2018 - 6/6/2018

    A Yarn of Wool

    The Centre for Folk Art Production widely known as ÚĽUV comes with an exhibition entitled “A Yarn of Wool”. Visitors in Košice's ÚĽUV Gallery can see wool in its main role as a unique material for practical and aesthetic use. Through interior accessories and clothing items, the exhibition reveals different wool processing techniques such as shaggy wool cloth-making, wool cloth-making, weaving, embroidery, the cuff decoration technique and felting.
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  • 3/8/2018 - 4/30/2018

    HateFree?

    HateFree? in Nitra's Nitra Gallery is an international exhibition whose main theme is the Roma minority. The exhibition is based on the belief that the unpleasant position of the Roma people within our society is a result of the systematic failure of mechanisms that are supposed guarantee dignified living conditions for all people regardless of their colour of skin or ethnicity.
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  • 4/16/2018 - 9/30/2018

    150 Years of the Orava Museum

    Fantastic 150th anniversary is celebrated in 2018 at Orava Museum. On this accasion, an exhibition will be opened in the Florin's House in Dolný Kubín for visitors of the historical Orava region.
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  • 4/19/2018 - 5/17/2018

    The Košice Music Spring Festival

    Košice Music Spring Festival is an annual classical music festival held in Košice, Slovakia's metropolis of the East. Founded in 1956, the festival is one of the oldest music festivals in Slovakia and is considered to be the highlight of Košice's concert season.
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  • 4/23/2018 - 5/4/2018

    Nitra University Days

    The oldest town in Slovakia awarded as 2018 European City of Sport will host another of its traditional events. Dies Universitatum Nitriensium are the annual series of scientific, sport, cultural, art and social events organized by the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra and the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra in cooperation with the City of Nitra. The manifold programme includes professional lectures, various sports competitions between teams of universities, the Nitra Spring Run, the workshop called the Paper Kite and the traditional music event Majales.
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  • 4/28/2018 - 9/22/2018

    Antiquities Market at the Red Stone Castle

    Antiquities freaks and collectors of decorative objects can enrich their collections again at the 17th Antiquities Market traditionally staged at the big castle in Little Carpathians.
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