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DuRun10K

1st January

DuRun10K is a unique athletic race which takes place in Dubrovnik from 2015. The race starts and ends in Stradun. During the race, runners can enjoy amazing views over the city walls, Old harbour and the island of Lokrum. The race is 10 km long (2x5 km). DuRun10K has international character and runners of all ages can participates in this run. This race make great oportunity to visit beautiful city of Dubrovnik during holiday season.

The Feast of St Blaise

3rd February

The Feast of St Blaise, Dubrovnik patron saint, has been a special day for the city of Dubrovnik ever since the year 972, when people began to celebrate it. 

The celebration begins on the 2nd of  February with the release of white doves, the symbols of freedom and peace, in front of St Blaise's church and with the raising of St Blaise's flag on Orlando's column

On St Blaise's Day (3 February) the relics of St Blaise are carried in Stradun and the streets of Dubrovnik in a huge procession of banners and people of faith from the Dubrovnik surroundings. 

In front of St Blaise's church the banners are unfurled in a special way. They bow paying respect to the saint who has watched over Dubrovnik for many centuries. This is the opportunity for the banner carriers to show this special skill, as well as their exquisite and rich folk costumes which attract attention with their genuineness and beauty. 

In 2009, the Feast of St Blaise was inscribed on Unesco's list of Intangible Heritage.

Dubrovnik Summer Festival 

10th July - 25th August

The oldest cultural festival in Croatia, Dubrovnik Summer Festival takes place from 10th July to 25th of August in Dubrovnik presenting rich and vibrant program in the fields of theatre, ballet, classic music and opera.

The festival offers 10 outdoor scenes around the beautiful Old Town of Dubrovnik. There will be more than 70 different events in 47 days and again this year it is expected more than 60,000 visitors and approximately 2000 artists will perform.

Festival's sales office on Stradun is opened from July 1st, with opening hours from 9 a.m. till 11 p.m. every day. Apart from Stradun, all guests can buy the tickets in Festival's Palace (Od Sigurate 1 street) or online.

Good Food Festival

Preparation of dishes typical for our region, tastings of regional wines, culinary workshops, programs such as "dinner with a famous chef", workshops on preparing Dubrovnik delicacies, special menus in Dubrovnik restaurants, "Eat & Walk" culinary tours, the "Sweet Tooth Map" - a map for gourmands.

Dubrovnik Good Food Festival, a gastronomic treat for all lovers of good food, is usually organized by the Dubrovnik Tourism Board in late October. 


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