Festivals in Dubrovnik
Every year Dubrovnik commemorates its centuries of history and culture with many festivals taking place throughout the year; some of the biggest held in summer.
As a place with a deep cultural history, Dubrovnik has a lot to offer to if you are seeking theatrical, musical or any other kind of cultural entertainment thanks to its numerous annual festivals.
Experience Croatian cultureThe most renowned festival in Dubrovnik has to be the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. Running for over 60 years, with a current schedule of about 6 weeks long, it is a stunning line-up of concerts, stage plays and dance performances that take place all over the Old Town. One highlight is the traditional and magnificent Shakespeare performances that take place in the old towers and on the old town walls.
Le Petit Festival Du Theatre usually happens in June and combines theater and other kinds of contemporary art and takes place all over the city. It attracts an international crowd and the participation of artists, writers and designers.
A festival for every tasteDubrovnik Shakespeare Festival is based on Shakespeare plays and staged at beautiful historical locations in the old town, creating a unique atmosphere and allowing you to enjoy the Bard's words the way you always imagined them. Earlier in the year, the city celebrates its patron St Blaise, and the beginning of Lent with separate festivals in February. In March, Dubrovnik Oyster Festival in Ston is a big hit.
Fall festivals in Dubrovnik include the International Festival of Jams and Marmalade, plus Dubrovnik Gastro Table, a culinary event that takes place across the city's restaurants and hotels. There is a traditional Christmas fair as well.
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.