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.

  • 9/21/2018 - 9/23/2018

    Pezinok Wine Festival

    September is the perfect time to visit the Little Carpathian wine region near Bratislava. Celebrations of wine including manifold cultural programme and tasting of regional specialties in the streets of the town centre of Pezinok belong to top events in this period of year.
  • 9/23/2018

    The Karpaty Run

    Run out of town and enjoy a beautiful nature, iconic places and silence of the forest paths in our Little Carpathians. From beginners to Ultra, every running level will find something for themselves. A friendly atmosphere, fresh nature and an amazing running experience are waiting for you during Karpaty Run, the biggest running trail festival in Bratislava.
  • 9/21/2018 - 9/23/2018

    The Skalica Days

    During three days, you can feel the atmosphere of traditions in the form of a period fair and pleasant program in this marvelous historical town. The Skalica Days will be held on September 21 to 23, this year.
  • 9/28/2018 - 9/29/2018

    Tokaj Wine Festival

    The last weekend of September in Tokaj Wine Region will be dedicated to grape harvest and wine tasting celebrations.
  • 9/29/2018

    The Duke Stibor Cup Archery Tournament

    In honour of Duke Stibor of Stiboricz, the voivode of Transylvania, the 12th annual archery tournament will take place in the premises of his residence, the Beckov Castle.
  • 9/30/2018

    St. Michael's Fair in the Museum of the Slovak Village

    The September 30th in the museum will be dedicated to the Feast of St. Michael and traditional annual fair of folk producers and craftsmen from the northwest Slovakia and other regions. Belonging to most favourite events of the 28th Ethnological Year in the premises of the Museum of the Slovak Village, this is another thematic Sunday reflecting to traditional country life, everyday activities and occupations.
  • 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.
  • 2/21/2018 - 12/29/2018

    Street Food Park

    A popular event with great atmosphere, well-known for tasty street food, the Street Food Park in April will be again on the square in front of the Old Market Hall in Bratislava's Old Town. Join all other streetfood fans for some yummy street food and drinks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 4/28/2018 - 10/14/2018

    Záhoráčik Train

    The Lower Záhorie region got a new tourism boost in 2017 – the railway line between Zohor and Plavecké Podhradie, after having been closed down in 2003, was reopened and this project continues also in 2018! The line is therefore seasonal – with services available on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
  • 6/15/2018 - 12/31/2018

    Coronation Photo Video Point

    Take part in period coronations and “Become a Royal” yourself at the Coronation Photo Video Point at the ground floor of Michael's Gate in Bratislava.
  • 8/21/2018 - 11/11/2018

    Ladislav Bielik: 50 Years Later...

    The Bare-chested Man in front of the Occupiers' Tank, the photograph by Ladislav Bielik from the first day of the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops on August 21, 1968, circulated across the globe. It became an iconic image bringing a deep and permanent legacy about the threat of injustice and violence committed by those in power.
  • 9/1/2018 - 9/30/2018

    Little Carpathian Vintage Festivals

    The vintage festivals in ModraPezinok and Rača are traditional events associated with the wine harvest period, and form part of cultural and social events in the the capital surroundings and Bratislava Region.
  • 9/17/2018 - 9/23/2018


    The International Chamber Music Festival, which was established by a prominent Slovak violoncellist Jozef Lupták, is going to celebrate its 19th birthday this year and will be held in the capital of Slovakia from September 17th to 23rd, 2018.
  • 9/28/2018 - 10/14/2018

    Bratislava Music Festival

    The Bratislava Music Festival is Slovakia's best known and most prestigious international festival, which becomes a tradition in Bratislava since it was established in 1964. Starting in 1973, it has been the only Slovak representative in the Brussels-based European Festivals Association.
  • 10/4/2018 - 10/5/2018

    History closer to children and youth

    An event at Orava Castle dedicated to school groups aims to attract the future generation in an interactive way. After last year's 750th anniversary of first written mention about Orava Castle, another fantastic jubilee, the 150th anniversary of the museum, is the main theme of the event this year. Orava Museum historians will take children and youth on an unconventional castle tour with special features.