Every winter Dubrovnik is transforming into a real Christmas fairy tale town. Dubrovnik Winter Festival is festival program that brings life in Dubrovnik during the winter months with all decoration, entertainment and gastronomical offer.
This festival has started with lightning up first Advent candle and all holiday lighting at November 30th and will last till 1st of January. Illuminated by thousand lights, all town beauty becomes more surreal. Dubrovnik Winter Festival is the festival you must experience.
Festival offers cultural and entertainment program variety combined with rich gastronomical offer on popular Advent cottages.
Dubrovnik Winter Festival started with opening ceremony and concert of popular ladies pop-swing group The Frajle on the most beautiful stage – Stradun.
Concerts of this rich festival music program will be performed at Stradun and Marin Držić theater. Festival music program includes concerts of the most popular pop and classical musicians in Croatia. Traditional corals (kolende) and klapa songs can be heard during festival all over the town.
The Nutcracker, Ukrainian ballet show for kids and adults will be performed at 10th of December at sports hall in Gospino polje. You are all welcome to enjoy this Christmas ballet.
Another thing you don’t want to miss is concert of Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra at Marin Držić theatre on 15th of December with Charles Oliver Munroe as a conductor and Đana Kahriman at violin.
This year Dubrovnik celebrates 600 anniversary of Orlando’s Column installation in front of St. Blaise Church. This medieval knight made in stone represents the most important secular symbol of Dubrovnik Republic. Numerous events are organized in honor of that.
Beside music program Dubrovnik Winter Festival offers rich gastronomical offer at Advent cottages. You can warm yourself with mulled wine, try “fritule” traditional Croatian doughnuts, sausages and other specialties. Humanitarian Cake Party scheduled for 14th of December with concert of popular young singer Domenica will make happy all sweets lovers.
Kids are more than welcome to join their parents at Winter Festival that prepared al lot of funny holiday events for the youngest. Kids favorite North Pole Station will be at the Burs Theater. Christmas Fairy Tale program prepared for December 21st will include kids play and Santa giving gifts. Children’s New Yeats party will be held at Stradun, 31st of December at 11 am with Croatian singer Mia Dimšić.
During Dubrovnik Winter Festival public transportation buses will operate free of charge in evening hours, form 5 pm till last evening line.
Visit Dubrovnik during this magical time of year and experience surreal Christmas fairy tale. For you stay choose the best accommodation.
Where to stay in Dubrovnik during the Winter Festival
If you are planning to spend your winter holidays in Dubrovnik visiting Dubrovnik Winter Festival book you stay in Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel.
Hotel offers great New Year’s Eve package that includes accommodation in luxurious Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel, lot of fun, great music and high-class gastronomy.
New Year’s Eve package includes minimum two nights stay for two persons with buffet breakfast and dinner. Rich and exciting music program on December 30th with DJ program at hotel bar. Extravagant New Year’s Eve celebration with rich buffet dinner and attractive music program. This special offer also includes New Year’s Day brunch, a lot of complementary gifts, discount for kids and more.