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5 Summer Events in Croatia Worth the Trip

by Katie Skrzek

May 31, 2024

© Croatian National Tourist Board

Destinations / Europe

Celebrate summer in Croatia by attending these fun-filled festivals and events taking place throughout the country.



This festival held in Optatija brings visitors back in time through a celebration of music. Enjoy musical performances across a range of genres, plus dancers, pin-up models, jugglers, make-up artists and a vintage car showcase. The event takes place June 27–29.



RetrOpatija © Croatian National Tourist Board

Half New Year Celebration Carnival

This traditional event honoring a half year past in Korčula features a carnival parade through the city streets into the early hours of the morning. The celebration is held June 30 into July 1.


Dubrovnik Summer Festival

Marking its 75th year, the festival offers visitors a variety of theatrical, musical and dance performances in the historic heart of Dubrovnik. Experience the city’s cultural heritage July 10–Aug. 25.


Sinjska Alka

This unique event is not to be missed. Taking place in Sinj, the equestrian competition honors the victory of Sinj knights over the Ottoman army in 1715. The game has been held every August since 1715. In 2010, the event was listed on the UNESCO List of Intangible World Heritage for its cultural significance. This year’s event will be held Aug. 2–4.



Sinjska © Croatian National Tourist Board


Špancirfest, or Strollers’ Festival, takes place in Varaždin. The annual street festival showcases diverse performers from around the world. The 10-day festival will be held Aug. 23–Sept. 1.


Read more about these and other events on the website.


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