Festivals in Dubrovnik
Every year Dubrovnik commemorates its centuries of history and culture with many festivals that take place throughout the year, though some of the biggest are held in summer.
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Experience Croatian culture at Dubrovnik festivals
As a place of culture from the old days, Dubrovnik has a lot to offer to tourists seeking theatrical, musical or any other kind of cultural entertainment, as it is host to numerous festivals throughout the year.
The most renowned festival in Dubrovnik has to be the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. Running for over 60 years, with current schedule about six weeks long it is a stunning line-up of concerts, stage plays and dance performances that take place all over the Old Town, with traditionally magnificent Shakespeare performances happening in the old towers and on the Old Town walls.
Le Petit Festival Du Theatre usually happens in June and combines theatre and all other kinds of contemporary art, all over the city of Dubrovnik, for an international crowd, in the presence of and with the participation of artists, writers and designers.
Park Orsula Music Festival takes place at an open stage of an archeological site and a panoramic gazebo, offering carefully picked selection of top Croatian musicians under a starry sky, with a great view of the city and a unique atmosphere.
Then there is Dubrovnik Shakespeare Festival, based on Shakespeare plays, staged at beautiful historical locations all over the Old Town, creating a unique atmosphere and allowing you to enjoy the Bard's words the way you always imagined them.
Dubrovnik International film festival takes place end of May, followed by the Dubrovnik Opera Festival at the end of June, same time as Dubrovnik Fashion Week where you can discover the latest collections by Croatian fashion designers.
Earlier in the year, the city celebrates its patron saint, St. Blaise, and the beginning of Lent with separate festivals in February. In March, follows Dubrovnik Oyster Festival in Ston.
Fall festivals in Dubrovnik include the International Festival of Jams and Marmalade, plus Dubrovnik Gastro Table, a culinary event, taking place across the city's restaurants and hotels. There is a traditional Christmas fair as well.
Attend festivals from the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens
The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Dubrovnik Sun Gardens offers perfect accommodation for festival goers, a quiet and comfortable retreat of a hotel room or a private residence with a great view of the picturesque Dalmatian coast and the surrounding islands.