Top Events in the Summer of 2019 in Zadar (Region)
It’s going to be hot, epic, it’s going to be le-gen-dary! Surely you don’t want to miss the summer in Zadar (region), do you? So, check out the top events in the city and wider in 2019 and pick your winner:
Let the sunshine in ... in Nin
Say ‘well, hellooo summer!’ Watch the fascinating dance of the sun rays in the small Church of the Holy Cross, built centuries ago in a way that it serves as a calendar and a sundial. Spend the longest day of the year, June 21, at the Festival of the Sun and Light in Nin and get to know the charm of this great historical town!
Friday, fun day!
Join in the street fun on a Friday, any Friday all summer long in Zadar! The so-called Feštice petkom (Cro. ‘parties on Friday’) are held in the historical neighbourhoods on the peninsula and are your invitation to meet ‘n’ mingle with the locals. Enjoy street performers, traditional klapa singers, music with the city of Zadar!
Fishin’ for fun in the region
Ready to roll? Festivities all over the region await you! Have your midsummer night’s dream with the Night of the Full Moon on July 11-13 in Zadar. Celebrating food, customs and culture of the region, the festival is held on Zadar promenade lit by the light of the moon, torches and candles for a very special ambiance.
Want to know how it’s done on the islands? Then get your share of fun with traditional fishermen festivities such as Tunuara Fishing Nights in Kali on the island of Ugljan on July 19-20 or Saljske uzance in Sali on Dugi Otok island on August 9-11.
The show must go on … on Forum
We will rock you … with the Queenvention music project! The first edition of Vaicanto Festival, to be held on the Roman Forum on July 19-20, brings to you a spectacular show with 50 top-class musicians performing the Queen’s greatest hits. (Just remember, Boutique Hostel Forum has the best view of the square!)
3,2,1 … Millennium Jump!
No, it’s not about the year you were born! Both millennials as well as generations before and after are very welcome to take part in the simultaneous dive by hundreds of people from the Zadar waterfront on July 27. Apart from several thrilling dives, the event doesn’t stop at that, but continues with its entertainment program.
Filip Brala - Zadar Tourist Board
The nights of the knights
A die-hard Game of Thrones fan? Even if not, you will love to see the Days of Vrana Knights, an exciting 3-day event (August 16-18) that includes a medieval-style tournament with knights in Vrana and a historical reenactment of a naval battle in Pakoštane.
Beer me … in Zadar
Two beers, or three? Or which beer, that is the question! The city hosts yet another Craft Beer Festival on September 5-7 and invites you to try beer by more than 20 smaller breweries. Find your favourites out of around hundred types of beer, enjoy great music and keep toasting to your fun time in Zadar!
Find your hit … in the summer of 2019
Pick a top event and come to Zadar (region) because of it. Or simply come, allow yourself to be surprised and just join in the fun! After all, there’s no such thing as a bad moment to be in Zadar and vicinity.