Welcome to the 2017 Istria Events Calendar !
Whether it’s a culinary affair, a musical spectacle, a folklore dance extravaganza, a local festival, an artistic exhibit or a world class sports competition you will surely find something to suit your interests.
The events offered here are not just about entertainment, but a chance to familiarize yourself with the local traditions and tastes of Istria. Check the list and fulfill your vacation while staying in our Villas is Istria. So, don’t miss out on the next exciting, up and coming manifestation.
MTV Summer Blast 2017
25th August - 26th August  2017

MTV Summer Blast 2017

Be sure not to miss best end of Summer 2017 in Poreč, Peškera – MTV Summerblast festival. Did you know Will Smith is coming to Croatia!!!!
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Location: Poreč
Groznjan Music Summer
21st May - 3rd September 2017

Groznjan Music Summer

Summer concerts and festivals in the beautiful medieval town Groznjan.
In this period artistic workshops are also held in Groznjan. 
Location: Groznjan
For more information about this event click here.
Labin Old Town Night Sightseeing Tour
13th June - 12th September 2017

Labin Old Town Night Sightseeing Tour

Get familiar with the history of medieval town Labin. Take free guided tour and learn something new.
Location: Labin
For more information about this event click here.
Istrian lifestyle
16th June - 8th September 2017

Istrian lifestyle

Hand made & gourmet fair on Fridays in Rabac. Do not miss the opportunity to taste authentic Istrian cuisine.
Location: Rabac
For more information about this event click here.
Traditional evenings at Fazana
21 st June - 13th September 2017

Traditional evenings at Fazana's waterfront

Hand Made Fair and Istria Gourmet: Bazaar offering Istrian souvenirs and gourmet products on Wednesdays in Fazana. 
Location: Fazana
For more information about this event click here.
Porec Open Air - Festival of Life
23rd June - 16th September 2017

Porec Open Air - Festival of Life

Summer events in Porec including concerts and entertaining programmes, cultural events and street performances.
Location: Porec (City Harbour, Villa Polesini, Island of St. Nikola, Lungomare)
For more information about this event click here.
Medieval Nights at the Castle
28th June -  6th September 2017

Medieval Nights at the Castle

Medieval performances and entertainment programme in Svetvincenat.
Location: Svetvincenat
For more information on this event, click here.
Zminjska stuorija - Stories of Zminj
5th July - 20th September 2017

Zminjska stuorija - Stories of Zminj

Stories about Zminj, sightseeing of Zminj, gastronomic event and more. 
Location: Zminj
For more information on this event, click here.
Quintino Bassani
11th August - 16th September 2017

Quintino Bassani

Location: Labin 
For more information about this exhibition click here.
ARTer I JA
17th August - 22th August 2017

ARTer I JA

International festival of contemporary art in Novigrad.
Location: Novigrad
For more information about this event click here.
Medulin Concert Summer
23rd August 2017

Medulin Concert Summer

Piano concert of classical music in Medulin.
Location: Medulin
For more information about this event click here.
Classical Music Concert
24th August 2017

Classical Music Concert

Location: Tar
For more information about this in Tar event click here.
Evening of street wizards
24th August 2017

Evening of street wizards

Location: Novigrad
For more information about this evening programme of street artists, circus artists and jugglers in Novigrad click here.
Festival GitarISTRA Sea & Guitars
24th August 2017

Festival GitarISTRA Sea & Guitars

Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event in Vrsar click here.
Summer Party
24th August 2017

Summer Party

Location: Medulin
For more information about this event in Medulin click here
Bartulja - St. Bartholomew’s Fest
24th - 26th August 2017

Bartulja - St. Bartholomew’s Fest

Location: Zminj
For more information on this folk festival in Zminj, click here.
Fisherman’s Festival
25th August 2017

Fisherman’s Festival

Folk festival in Funtana including wine, pilchard, music, dancing and Istrian folklore.
Location: Funtana
For more information about this event click here.
Club MTV Europe Summerblast
25th - 26th August 2017

Club MTV Europe Summerblast

Music festival in Porec.
Location: Porec
For more information on this event, click here.
Festivity of St. Pelagius
25th August - 28th August 2017

Festivity of St. Pelagius

Folk festivity in Novigrad in the honour of the patron of the town.
Location: Novigrad
For more information on this event, click here.
Street Art Festival
25th August - 29th August 2017

Street Art Festival

Festival of street performers in Porec.
Location: Porec
For more information on this event, click here.
8th XCO Izgubljena Ovca
26th - 27th August 2017

8th XCO Izgubljena Ovca

MTB race along the beautiful Groznjan and former railway Parenzana.
Location: Groznjan
For more information about this event click here.
Puntatlon
26th August 2017

Puntatlon

Location: Umag
For more information on this aquathlon race in Umag, click here.
Traditional Sea Festival
26th August 2017

Traditional Sea Festival

Folk festival and entertainment programme in Savudrija.
Location: Savudrija
For more information on this event, click here.
Rhapsody in Blue Festival
27th August 2017

Rhapsody in Blue Festival

Art event in Fazana dedicated to the blueness of the sea.
Location: Fazana
For more information on this event, click here.
Croatia Bike Week
28th August - 3rd September 2017

Croatia Bike Week

23rd bikers meeting held in Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information about this event click here.
International Montraker Sculptors
28th August - 9th September 2017

International Montraker Sculptors

27th International sculptors’ school for students in Vrsar.
Location: Vrsar
For more information on this event, click here.
Dimension Festival
30th August - 3rd September 2017

Dimension Festival

Electronic underground music festival in Stinjan, Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information on this event, click here.
Medulin Concert Summer
30th August 2017

Medulin Concert Summer

Concert of classical music in Medulin.
Location: Medulin
For more information about this event click here.
Vrsar Serenades
30th August 2017

Vrsar Serenades

Romantic evening with guitar serenades in Vrsar.
Location: Vrsar
For more information on this event, click here.
Classical Music Concert
31st August 2017

Classical Music Concert

Location: Tar
For more information about this event click here.
Festival GitarISTRA Sea & Guitars
31st August 2017

Festival GitarISTRA Sea & Guitars

Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
Fisherman’s Festival
1st September 2017

Fisherman’s Festival

Folk festival in Vrsar including wine, pilchard, music, dancing and Istrian folklore.
Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
Dance under the bell tower
1st September 2017

Dance under the bell tower

Entertaining programmes in Novigrad performed by professional dancers. Enjoy the rhytm of salsa, cha-cha, tango and many more.
Location: Novigrad 
For more information on this event, click here.
 
Tourist Festival
1st - 3rd September 2017

Tourist Festival

Traditional entertainment programme in Tar.
Location: Tar
For more information on this event, click here.
Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink
1st September 2017

Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink

Sports programme and gastronomic event. Perfect combination of typical Istrian products and beautiful Istria!
Location: Medulin
For more information on this event, click here.
Porec Dolphin
2nd September 2017

Porec Dolphin

Recreational swimming marathon in Porec.
Location: Porec
For more information on this event, click here.
Istrian Wine Run
2nd - 3rd September 2017

Istrian Wine Run

Join this sports event and taste enological and gastronomical offer of Istria along the route.
Location: Momjan, Brtonigla, Umag
For more information on this wine marathon, click here.
Outlook Festival
6th - 10th September 2017

Outlook Festival

Do not miss to celebrate 10 years of Outlook!
Location: Pula
For more information on this electronic underground music festival in Stinjan, Pula, click here.
Medulin Concert Summer
6th September 2017

Medulin Concert Summer

Night at the opera in Medulin.
Location: Medulin
For more information about this event click here.
Croatian Open Sailing Championship
8th - 10th September 2017

Croatian Open Sailing Championship

Location: Rabac
For more information on this sports event in Rabac, click here.
Giostra
8th September - 10th September 2017

Giostra

Historical festival in Porec.
Location: Porec
For more information on this event, click here.
Fisherman’s Festival
8th September 2017

Fisherman’s Festival

Folk festival in Funtana including wine, pilchard, music, dancing and Istrian folklore.
Location: Funtana
For more information about this event click here.
Gnam-Gnam Fest: Pilchard Festival
8th September 2017

Gnam-Gnam Fest: Pilchard Festival

Gastronomic event in Novigrad offering fish and seafood dishes with favourable prices.
Location: Novigrad
For more information on this event, click here.
Ucka Trail
9th September 2017

Ucka Trail

Location: Moscenicka Draga
For more information on this trail race within the landscape of Ucka Nature Park and the beautiful views of Kvarner Bay and Istria, click here.
Truffle Days in Istria
9th September - 5th November 2017

Truffle Days in Istria

List of events in Central Istria (Motovun, Livade, Momjan, Buzet) dedicated to the gastronomic delight truffles.
Location: Motovun, Livade, Momjan, Buzet
For more information on this gastronomic event click here.
 
Subotina with Giant Truffles Omelette
Location: Buzet
For more information on this gastronomic event click here.

Subotina with Giant Truffles Omelette

Location: Buzet
For more information on this gastronomic event click here.
13th Subotina Cycle Race
9th September 2017

13th Subotina Cycle Race

Recreational bicycle race in Buzet.
Location: Buzet
For more information on this event, click here.
Subotina in an old fashioned way
10th September 2017

Subotina in an old fashioned way

Historical festival in Buzet.
Location: Buzet
For more information on this event, click here.
Offshore World Challenge Porec 2017
13th - 16th September 2017

Offshore World Challenge Porec 2017

3rd big game tournament – red tuna drifting Porec 2017.
Location: Porec
For more information on this event, click here.
Medulin Concert Summer
13th September 2017

Medulin Concert Summer

Piano concert of classical music in Medulin.
Location: Medulin
For more information about this event click here.
St. Euphemia
13th - 16th September 2017

St. Euphemia's Day

Rovinj's town day celebration with cultural and entertainment programme.
Location: Rovinj
For more information on this event, click here.
Rovinj Wine Festival
15th September 2017

Rovinj Wine Festival

Gastronomic and oenological event in Rovinj.
Location: Rovinj
For more information on this event, click here.
Holiday of Grapes: At the court of Bacchus
13th - 16th September 2017

Holiday of Grapes: At the court of Bacchus

Entertainment programme and oenological event in Buje.
Location: Buje
For more information on this event, click here.
Crabs Fest
16th September 2017

Crabs Fest

Location: Funtana
For more information on this event in Funtana click here.
Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink
16th September 2017

Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink

Sports programme and gastronomic event in Barban.
Location: Barban
For more information on this event, click here.
12th FESS: Feast of fig and fig cake
16th September 2017

12th FESS: Feast of fig and fig cake

Gastronomic event in Barban dedicated to figs and specialties made of figs.
Location: Barban
For more information on this event, click here.
Ironman 70.3
16th - 17th September 2017

Ironman 70.3

International triathlon race in Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information on this event, click here.
South on Two Wheels
16th September 2017

South on Two Wheels

Join the cycling tour in the south of the region Istria on several dates and locations. On the 16th of September in Barban/Marcana.
Location: Barban/Marcana
For more information about this event click here.
Rabac Regatta
16th - 17th September 2017

Rabac Regatta

Location: Rabac
For more information on this sports event click here.
Weekend Media Festival
21st - 24th September 2017

Weekend Media Festival

The largest regional communications festival held in Rovinj.
Location: Rovinj
For more information on this event, click here
Gnam-Gnam Fest: Istria on Plate
22th September 2017

Gnam-Gnam Fest: Istria on Plate

Gastronomic event in Novigrad offering fish and seafood dishes with favourable prices.
Location: Novigrad
For more information on this event, click here.
Fisherman’s Festival
22th September 2017

Fisherman’s Festival

Folk festival in Vrsar including wine, pilchard, music, dancing and Istrian folklore.
Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
MTB Parenzana Cube
22th - 24th September 2017

MTB Parenzana Cube

International MTB race along the Parenzana path.
Location: Porec, Vizinada, Funtana, Vrsar, Tar-Vabriga, Groznjan
For more information on this event, click here.
Vinko Saina
22th September - 21st October 2017

Vinko Saina

Location: Labin
For more information on this exhibition, click here.
Vrsar Porto Fest
23rd September 2017

Vrsar Porto Fest

Location: Vrsar
For more information on this event of Istrian culinary specialties, drinks and cocktails click here.
Istrian Souvenir Market
23rd - 24th September 2017

Istrian Souvenir Market

Fair of traditional crafts and an exhibition of Istrian souvenirs with cultural and artistic programme.
Location: Svetvincenat
For more information on this event, click here.
Cheese festival & Naj-koza Istre
23rd - 24th September 2017

Cheese festival & Naj-koza Istre

Location: in Svetvincenat 
For more information on this gastronomic event and contest for the Best Goat of Istria click here.
Fisherman’s Festival
29th September 2017

Fisherman’s Festival

Folk festival in Vrsar including wine, pilchard, music, dancing and Istrian folklore.
Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink
30th September 2017

Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink

Sports programme and gastronomic event in Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information on this event, click here.
Valamar Trail
30th September 2017

Valamar Trail

Trail race in Rabac.
Location: Rabac
For more information on this sports event, click here.
Bela nedelja - White Sunday
1st October 2017

Bela nedelja - White Sunday

Folk and religious festival in Plomin.
Location: Plomin
For more information on this event, click here.
South on Two Wheels
1st October 2017

South on Two Wheels

Join the cycling tour in the south of the region Istria on several dates and locations. On the 1st of Oktober in Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information about this event click here.
Weekend bike and gourmet tour
7th -10th October 2017

Weekend bike and gourmet tour

Cycling and Istrian specialties united in this unique event in Rovinj Area.
Location: Rovinj
For more information about this event click here.
Istrian Donkey Festival
8th October 2017

Istrian Donkey Festival

Folk festival dedicated to donkies.
Location: Jursici (Svetvincenat)
For more information on this event click here.
Musica Sacra Festival
13th - 15th October 2017

Musica Sacra Festival

International religious music choir festival in Istria.
Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
Sole Fish Days
13th October - 26th November 2017

Sole Fish Days

Gastronomic event in restaurants and wine cellars of Umag, Novigrad, Buje and Brtonigla.
Location: Umag, Novigrad, Buje and Brtonigla
For more information about this event click here.
ISAP 2017
14th - 15th October 2017

ISAP 2017

International Prosciutto Fair in Tinjan.
Location: Tinjan
For more information about this gastronomic event click here.
Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink
15th October 2017

Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink

Sports programme and gastronomic event in Marcana.
Location: Marcana
For more information on this event, click here.
Chestnut Festivity
15th October 2017

Chestnut Festivity

9th festival of chestnuts and chestnut dishes and products in Oprtalj.
Location: Oprtalj
For more information about this event click here.
8th Teran and Truffle Festival
21st October 2017

8th Teran and Truffle Festival

Location: Motovun
For more information about this gastronomic event in Motovun click here.
XXIV Tuberfest
21st - 22 nd October 2017

XXIV Tuberfest

Location: Livade
For more information about this gastronomic event in Livade click here.
New Wine Festivity
28th October 2017

New Wine Festivity

Oenological event in Svetvincenat.
Location: Svetvincenat
For more information about this event click here.
Mushroom Days
28th - 29th October 2017

Mushroom Days

Mushroom picking, exposition and tasting in Brtonigla.
Location: Brtonigla
For more information about this event click here.
Review of Istrian Grappa
29th October 2017

Review of Istrian Grappa

Grappa tasting in Hum.
Location: Hum
For more information about this event click here.
Truffle Hunt Race
4th November 2017

Truffle Hunt Race

Orientation running and cycling race in Buzet.
Location: Buzet
For more information about this event click here.
Truffle Weekend
4th November - 5th November 2017

Truffle Weekend

Location: Buzet
For more information about this gastronomic event in Buzet click here.
St. Martin
11th November 2017

St. Martin's Festivity

Oenological and gastronomic event in Vrsar. 
Location: Vrsar
For more information about this event click here.
St. Martin
11th November 2017

St. Martin's Festival

Oenological and gastronomic event in Umag.
Location: Umag
For more information about this event click here.
St. Martin
11th August 2017

St. Martin's Festival

Oenological and gastronomic event in Tar.
Location: Tar
For more information about this event click here.
Martinja - St. Martin
11th November 2017

Martinja - St. Martin

Wine tasting and oenological event in Sv. Martin, Buzet.
Location: Sv. Martin, Buzet
For more information about this event click here.
Martinje - St. Martin
10th November - 12th November 2017

Martinje - St. Martin

Wine tasting and oenological event in Momjan.
Location: Momjan
For more information about this event click here.
Momjan Bike Marathon
12th November 2017

Momjan Bike Marathon

Recreational MTB bicycle ride in Momjan.
Location: Momjan
For more information about this event click here.
13th New Olive Oil Days
17th - 19th November 2017

13th New Olive Oil Days

Location: Vodnjan
For more information about this gastronomic event in Vodnjan click here.
Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink
19th November 2017

Teci, isti, piti - Run, Eat, Drink

Sports programme and gastronomic event in Vodnjan. Perfect combination of typical Istrian products and beautiful Istria!
Location: Vodnjan
For more information on this event, click here.
St. Maurus Day
21st November 2017

St. Maurus Day

Location: Porec
For more information about this event in Porec click here.
9th Olive Oil Festival
25th November 2017

9th Olive Oil Festival

Gastronomic event presents diversity of local olive oils in Barban.
Location: Barban
For more information about this event click here.
Adriatic Squid Days
2nd December 2017 - 7th January 2018

Adriatic Squid Days

Gastronomic event with entertaining program in Umag, Novigrad, Buje, Brtonigla.
Location: Umag, Novigrad, Buje, Brtonigla
For more information about this event click here.
Giro di Monte Grande
10th December 2017

Giro di Monte Grande

Trail race in Pula.
Location: Pula
For more information about this event click here.
Parenzana Trace Walking Tour
17th December 2017

Parenzana Trace Walking Tour

Location: Porec and Buje
For more information about this event along the Parenzana path, between Porec and Buje, click here.
Christmas Fair
16th - 18th December 2017

Christmas Fair

Location: Vodnjan
For more information about this event in Vodnjan click here.
Novigrad Christmas Joys
15th - 19th December 2017

Novigrad Christmas Joys

Location: Novigrad
For more information about this event in Novigrad click here.
Christmas Fair
16th - 17th December 2017

Christmas Fair

Location: Brtonigla
For more information about this event in Brtonigla click here.

Umagic Holidays
20th December 2017 - 1st January 2018

Umagic Holidays

Location: Umag
For more information about this event in Umag click here.
Christmas Creativity Fair
20th - 24th December 2017

Christmas Creativity Fair

Location: Pula
For more information about this event in Pula click here.
Groznjan Christmas Fairytale
22nd - 23rd December 2017

Groznjan Christmas Fairytale

Location: Groznjan
For more information about this eventin Groznjan, click here.
Rovinj Music Festival
27th - 30th December 2017

Rovinj Music Festival

Location: Rovinj
For more information about this event in Rovinj click here.
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