St. Hubert Days (September)

Location: Banskobystrický kraj, okres Banská Štiavnica, Svätý Anton

GPS: N48°25'20'' E18°56'28''

The all Slovakia hunting festival St. Hubert Days in Svätý Anton is a source of knowledge and amusement for all lovers of nature and hunting from all Slovakia as well as from abroad.

St. Hubert is the patron saint of hunters and St. Hubert Days festival is held in the splendid late baroque manor house, always in the first half of September. The manor house, situated in the beautiful surroundings of an English park with lakes, cascades and an artificial cave, houses a museum with a unique hunting exposition.

Several accompanying events are part of the festival, such as competitions in deer and other game tempting, shooting from historical weapons as well as humour competitions for the longest and most beautiful beard, throwing a gun into the crops and others.

Very popular is fashion shows, shows of falcon training, hunting cynology, performances of music and dance groups, a hunters´ ball, samples of craftworks as well as selling hunting equipment.

Source: Vydavateľstvo DAJAMA