Summer with kids

Whether your children are toddlers or teenagers, Slovakia has a lot to offer to families in summer. There are many places across the country with no shortage of fun and relaxing kid-friendly activities in safe environment. Let them enjoy summertime with a hearty, warm welcome in aquaparks, water worlds, by lakes or water dams, explore natural beauties or visit any of numerous cultural and sporting events with hundreds of outdoor & indoor activities.

  • 2/22/2019 - 2/23/2019

    Horn Sledge Racing at Mt. Chopok

    Wild fun at the "horned sledge" made without any single nail or screw. Come to the southern side of Mt Chopok and enjoy a horn sledge race that will be held for the second time on slopes in Jasná. The race starts in the locality of Kosodrevina with the final in the locality of Krúpová.
  • 2/23/2019

    The Doughnut Carnival

    The Eastern Slovakia town of Krompachy cordially invites you to enjoy the seventh year of this special winter event, the Doughnut Pastry Carnival held on the grounds of the Plejsy ski resort. This year's carnival welcomes visitors and anyone who enjoys Carnival traditions, good food, skiing and simply getting out into the fresh air.
  • 2/28/2019 - 3/3/2019

    Bagpipers' Carnival

    The bagpipe tradition exists throughout Slovakia for centuries. Many of the attributes of bagpipe culture are hallmarks of traditional folk culture in Slovakia. At the international festival dedicated to bagpipes and The Carnival, masters of their art will prove this important cultural and historical phenomenon has persevered until today.
  • 3/1/2019

    Carnival Slovakia Žilina

    Every year the international festival of carnival masks revives the town of Žilina. The carnival is considered to be both one of the biggest events in Žilina as well as the biggest carnival festival in Slovakia. Throughout the festival, a great number of various masks and curious creatures, ogres or monsters move and make fun in the streets of the town. They dance, sing, and simply have fun.
  • 3/1/2019 - 3/2/2019

    The Carnival in Malá Fatra

    Carnival season is the time of parties, balls, festivities and dances. It is the period from Epiphany until Ash Wednesday, followed by forty day fast. Also in Malá Fatra this time is the time of transition from winter to spring associated with dances, carnival parades, carnivals or hog-killing. Malá Fatra region is where the carnival tradition is not just a word or left-over. They are a real celebration and expressions of joy and hospitality. Discover more of Malá Fatra during the carnival, have fun, feast and sing with locals.
  • 3/2/2019

    Farmers' Horse Race

    On Saturday, March 2nd, the village of Terchová, under the statue of Juraj Jánošík, will hold the 18th year of traditional and untraditional farm-horse races and competitions and a show of funny carnival masks in a picturesque surroundings well-known for archaic folk music of Terchová, listed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 2013.
  • 3/2/2019

    The Nitra Carnival

    The happy Carnival season in Nitra is traditionally closed by the carnival parade full of drummers, stilt walkers, folklorists, majorettes and theatre artists. The festival includes the carnival for children and the fair with folk arts and products as well as carnival food specialties.
  • 3/2/2019

    Carnival in Teplička nad Váhom

    Carnival traditions in Teplička nad Váhom located on way from Žilina to Terchovská Valley are still alive. Local Folklore Group Straník will convince you about it on Saturday, March 2nd. Come and see, you will definitely not regret.
  • 12/15/2018 - 4/27/2019

    Tatra Dinner of Emotions

    Treat yourself to a Tatra Dinner of Emotions! On the way to unforgettable Tatra moments, at the altitude of 1,173 metres, discover a piece of a genuine gourmet heaven!
  • 12/17/2018 - 4/27/2019

    Tatra dinner of experiences in Jasná

    Come and enjoy a dream dinner! An adventure starts at the very beginning when the Tatrak groomer takes you to the restaurant. A symphony of flavours and aromas will blend into a culinary experience in the atmospheric Von Roll Restaurant at an altitude of 1,670 m under the starry sky.
  • 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

    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.
  • 1/2/2019 - 3/6/2019

    Evening at the Museum

    Experience the magic of a winter evening in a traditional village, at the most beautiful open air museum in Slovakia! Let yourself be charmed by natural beauty of the countryside and prettiness of Slovakia's cultural heritage at peerlessly fabulous Orava Village Museum in Zuberec.
  • 1/5/2019 - 4/20/2019

    Dinner under the Stars

    Treat yourself to a non-traditional dinner under the stars in the Tatras and enjoy a magical night atmosphere. Travel with a cable car late in the evening – which is possible only during these special events and visit an observatory that is usually closed for the public.
  • 1/5/2019 - 12/7/2019

    Sauna Night Rituals

    Get ready for something special. Under the cloak of Liptov night, Water Park Bešeňová changes to a magical place full of relaxation and peace.
  • 1/19/2019 - 3/16/2019

    Slovakia Freeski Cup

    Acrobatic skiing became popular in Slovakia. Slovak Cup in freestyle skiing in slopestyle and bigair disciplines therefore increased number of rounds to four, one of them being organized as FIS race. Within eight weeks from January to March at three different sites in Slovakia, freestyle freaks have even more opportunities to enjoy their favourite sport.
  • 2/17/2019 - 3/2/2019

    World Tourist Guides Day

    The World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) declared in 1987 the first World Tourist Guides Day. This year, you can enjoy this event on February 24th. This weekend, you can participate in guided tours for free in many towns in Slovakia.
  • 1/7/2019 - 3/5/2019

    The Carnival in Slovakia

    The Carnival season starts after Epiphany in January and lasts until Ash Wednesday in March or April. Historically a time to enjoy eating and drinking, it served as a virtual bridge between Christmas and Easter periods. Literally, it also links winter with the spring.
  • 3/14/2019 - 3/16/2019

    FIS Freestyle Europa Cup

    The best DC snowpark in Slovakia will host the prestigious slopestyle race from March 14th to 16th, 2019. Come to Low Tatras and enjoy the championships of Europe's best riders!
  • 3/16/2019 - 3/23/2019

    Hero Season Trophy Tour

    Be the best, be the winter hero of the largest mountain ski resorts chain and win the prestigious trophy. Test your skills on a professionally prepared racing course. Anybody can enter the race! Be the hero of this year's ski season and win the Hero Season Trophy title. Ladies and gentlemen, children, skiers, winter fans or lovers of the Tatras, anyone is invited in Slovak mountains.