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A wine festival with a relaxed vibe. Browse around the many wine stands and speak to the winemakers while you sample. A pop-up wine store is also on site for those who wish to buy and take home what they try.
Venue: Lauba, Baruna Filipovića 23a
Located on Lake Jarun’s Isle of Youth, INmusic is hailed as one of the best festivals in Europe featuring performances by numerous music legends from around the globe and has been shortlisted two years in a row as one of the world’s best festivals by (more…)
Everything from intimate concerts to larger performances, the Culture Factory is one of Zagreb’s staple concert venues. Find music genres from rock to heavy metal, jazz, swing and blues, to alternative and grunge. Visit the site for more details.
Venue: Culture Factory, Šubićeva 2 Zagreb
The Zagreb edition of Buble’s ‘Love’ album concert world tour is the singer’s first Croatian performance.
Venue: Zagreb Arena, Lanište 30 (Novi Zagreb)
The Lisinski Concert Hall is home to the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra and the Croatian Radio & Television Symphony Orchestra, and also hosts world-class classical and cultural performances from around the globe, supporting young talent. See the link for upcoming events.
Venue: Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Stjepan Radić Square, No. 4
Zagreb has numerous art galleries presenting permanent and temporary exhibitions. For a guide to what’s on, check the following link.
Visit any of Zagreb’s dozens of museums, including from classic to unique, to the interactive and quirky. Most are open year round. Check the individual museum operating hours via the link, as some may differ throughout the year.
June / July 2019
The fantastic genre film festival, and also first open-air film festival, is the only film festival of its kind in the region dedicated to fantastic and related genres, including science fiction, horror, thriller, mystery, experimental and more. A number of (more…)
May / June 2019
Croatia’s primary international festival of contemporary dance, movement theatre and mime, founded in 1982, is organised annually by the Institute for Movement and Dance. It pays tribute to the alchemy of dance, its continuous evolution and the many fascinating forms it appears in today, revealed at each new festival.
13 – 20.09.2019
First held in 1968, PIF is an international puppet festival for professional puppet theatre groups, and puppeteers or theatricians who use puppetry as a means of artistic expression, with the participation of the best-known international and Croatian puppet theatres and performances. This is an event for both adults and children.
3 – 8.06.2019
Established in 1972, Animafest is the second oldest film festival and competition in the world completely dedicated to animation. Zagreb’s Animafest is on par with the animation festivals in Annecy, Ottawa and Hiroshima, as a must-attend event for the world’s animation community. The festival (more…)
Annual event each July
An initiative of the Croatian Ministry of Culture and the City of Zagreb, this major week-long event highlights the special features of national culture, as well as regional dances, music, languages, and customs, but also the cultural heritage from (more…)
Annual event each September & October
Features innovative and experimental theatre production at a range of theatre venues around Zagreb, including the Croatian National Theatre.
Museum of Reality – a collaboration between UNICEF and Zagreb’s Museum of Illusions – launched in 2015 as the first of its kind in the world, is an interactive experience with installations, virtual reality and ‘live exhibits’, this year taking over Tunnel Grić and presenting visitors with different realities (more…)
16th Zagreb Film Festival
11.11.2018 – 18.11.2018
Established in 2003, the Zagreb Film Festival features young and upcoming filmmakers, with an international program also included. This year’s special guest is Geraldine Chapman, daughter of the legendary Charlie Chaplin.
At three participating venues:
For program details visit:
01.12.2019 – 01.06.2020
Zagreb transforms itself into a breathtaking winter wonderland with an overflowing sea of lights and the scents and sounds of Christmas. You won’t want to miss the best advent in Europe!