The Carnival is calling

The Carnival traditions in Slovakia are associated with revelry and feasting. Delicious, however fat food and huge portions of doughnuts are a must. Slaughterhouse foods, fire drinks, baked custards or caramel are popular at boisterous parties, masquerade balls and masqued processions, where mostly animal masks play the leading role. A wide range of typical frolicking songs is characteristic for this favourite period of year. The last days of Carnival's called Shrovetide are the most known and the jolliest time of this period. The longer it lasts, the better.

  • 2/20/2020 - 2/23/2020

    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.
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  • 2/22/2020

    Farmers' Horse Race

    On Saturday, February 22nd, the village of Terchová, under the statue of Juraj Jánošík, will hold the 19th 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.
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  • 2/22/2020

    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.
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  • 2/22/2020

    The Čičmany Carnival

    Famous for its folk patterns and motifs, marvelous village of Čičmany has attracted the attention of tourists for decades and its ornaments have made it even to the clothes of Slovak Olympic athletes. The Carnival folklore show with music, singing and dance will bring back customs of the past to this lovely place.
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  • 2/22/2020 - 2/23/2020

    World Tourist Guides Day in Bratislava

    Walking down the city streets, interesting places, insider tips. Commenced tours within World Tourist Guides Day are in Bratislava full of history, information and discovering. The fourth weekend of February would allow you to learn all you ever wanted to know about Slovakia's capital.
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  • 2/22/2020 - 2/23/2020

    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.
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  • 2/23/2020

    A Movie Clapperboard at the Orava Castle

    Orava Castle location on a lofty rock, palace and other buildings, furnished rooms, large courtyards, torture rooms and weapon collections attract movie makers for almost a century. Various fairy tales, fantasy films, TV series or historical epic stories can call Orava Castle a birthplace. It all started with a movie that ranks to the best horror genre movies of all time.
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  • 2/23/2020

    Carnival, Carnival, Carnival times

    Last Sunday of February will belong to folk traditions under the Ľubovňa Castle. Come to enjoy atmosphere of a true Carnival themed countryside. The Ľubovňa Museum prepared a pleasant weekend day with manifold programme to celebrate this wonderful period of the year.
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  • 2/25/2020

    The Prešov Carnivaling

    Prešov Region capital bids goodbye to Carnival season with a typical cheerful celebration. Regularly, the last Tuesday of The Carnival offers a grandiose spectacle in the centre of the historical Šariš region metropolis and a third largest town in Slovakia. This year it is reviving the customs and traditions of the city's forefathers and uncovering fragments either forgotten or never before seen of the Prešov's folk tradition.
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  • 2/28/2020 - 2/29/2020

    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 third time on slopes in Jasná. The race starts in the locality of Kosodrevina with the final in the locality of Krúpová.
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  • 3/7/2020

    Slovak Championships in freestyle skiing

    One of the best known ski areas in Slovakia will host the prestigious slopestyle race the first Saturday of March. Come to mountainous village of Donovaly and enjoy the championships of Europe's best riders!
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  • 9/19/2019 - 2/28/2020

    Decorated with the Heart

    ÚĽUV Gallery in Bratislava will from September 19th, 2019 to February 28th, 2020 be decorated with hearts. With heart, specialists from The Centre For Folk Art Production prepared an exhibition presenting manifold diversity of ornaments that became very popular in modern era.
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  • 12/14/2019 - 4/25/2020

    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!
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  • 12/16/2019 - 4/25/2020

    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.
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  • 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020

    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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  • 1/4/2020 - 4/11/2020

    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.
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  • 1/4/2020 - 12/19/2020

    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.
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  • 1/25/2020 - 3/7/2020

    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.
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  • 1/7/2020 - 2/25/2020

    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.
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  • 2/8/2020 - 2/22/2020

    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.
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  • 4/10/2020 - 4/13/2020

    Easter at 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. So why not in Eastertime.
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  • 5/20/2020 - 6/19/2020

    Let's play as Once upon a time

    How people lived in villages, how good they were in traditional crafts and how their usual day looked like?
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  • 2/22/2020

    Frissoning

    Would you like to experience unforgettable Spring holidays? "Frissoning" Festival is the right choice. A small family winter festival, the name of which means „shivering“ in Slovak, will liven up the extraordinary historical centre of charming Banská Štiavnica during the ending winter from February 26th to 28th, 2020.
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  • 2/23/2020

    World Tourist Guides Day in Trnava

    Would you like to know more about Trnava? The opportunity comes with World Tourist Guides Day. Thanks to free commenced tours anyone can get familiar with popular landmarks and hidden treasures of Little Rome belonging to most beautiful towns in Slovakia. If you like to discover, visit Trnava and take part the last Sunday of February.
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  • 1/8/2020 - 3/11/2020

    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.
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