A listing of some of the annual events in Southern Dalmatia – check back on this page regularly for updates!
Events in Southern Dalmatia in March 2018
A region famed for its oysters must have an event dedicated to them – right? Luckily, it does! The Festival of Oysters takes place on St Joseph’s Day (19th March) and the days after in Ston and Mali Ston, when a multitude of oyster dishes can be sampled, along with some local wines. Traditional singing and dancing also takes place.
Events in Southern Dalmatia in June 2018
As with many other Croatian coastal towns and cities, Cavtat also has a run of summer events from June to September, featuring concerts, dance performances, street performances and more. All events are free; check locally for full details.
The ninth Film Food Festival Kinookus will be on from 28th June to 1st July 2018; each year, the festival takes on a specific theme. There’s film and documentary screenings, talks and workshops – plus gastronomic presentations as well, of course!
Events in Southern Dalmatia in September 2018
The Ston Wall Marathon (you’ve read that correctly!) takes place on 23rd September 2018, and must surely be one of the most unique running races in the world!
The Epidaurus Festival is in its 12th year in 2018, taking place in Cavtat in mid-September. The arts festival – named after the old name for Cavtat – largely focuses on music but also includes art, drama, theatre and other cultural events.