10 Feb 31 Mar

Are you longing for full rest for body and soul? Are you looking for repose from everyday stress? Have you decided to treat yourself with beauty treatment, massage or sauna? The Northwestern Istria is just what you...

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21 Mar 14 May

The scent of asparagus and the warmth of Istrian hospitality will pervade the restaurants of north-western Istria between March 21 and May 14.

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07 Apr 09 Apr

Numerous sports and active holiday lovers will find enough reasons to come to Northwestern Istria even in the winter months, but the first days of spring bring a bounty of activities providing everyone with a reason to...

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16 Apr
28 Apr
The Asparagus Festival is the first in a series of gourmet events, part of this year’s Novigrad Gourmet Festival beginning in late April and running through to October. Each of these events focuses on one aspect of the local cuisine – the first event is dedicated to the wild asparagus. Read more
07 May

Umag Bike is one of the many recreational spring rides offered to cyclists in Northwestern Istria, well known as a reliable destination for active holidays. For all you sports fans who enjoy the wonders of preserved...

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12 May
The sea on a Plate is the second in a series of gourmet events, part of this year’s Novigrad Gourmet Festival, which begins in late April and runs through to October. Each of these events focuses on one aspect of the local cuisine and this one is dedicated to local fish specialties and seafood dishes. Read more
20 May
We invite all wine and nature enthusiasts to come and enjoy an 11 km long inspiring walk, meet 9 first-class Istrian winemakers, 7 local producers and caterers and delight in 7 tasting stops. Join us and don't forget to bring your camera and take the award-winning photo of the 3rd Istria Wine & Walk! Read more
27 May
The members of the Dajla Culture & Arts Society of Novigrad and their guests from other folklore associations from across Istria County and other neighbouring areas will bring the main square to life in the evening with the Novigrad in Folklore event, a lavish folklore programme featuring traditional music, song and dance and other amateur culture content. Read more
28 May

The ideal date for a trip to the north-western Istria is the Day of Open Wine Cellars that has been traditionally held in the last summer in May throughout the world. On that day, the wine makers open the gates of...

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02 Jun

The gastronomic manifestation celebrating scallops as well as other shellfish and seafood, promoting Novigrad as an important gastronomic destination with specific gastronomic specialties. The Novigrad scallop which...

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02 Jun 03 Jun
The start of the nicer and warmer part of the year, the participation of numerous crews – some with considerable sporting ambitions, some more socially oriented; the delightful futsal and bocce competitions between the crews and their hosts in Novigrad, all imbued with heartfelt hospitality and a sincere welcome from both the local population and the local government, have all proven to be a winning combination for the success of a legendary and fascinating regatta that joins the two shores of the Adriatic. Read more
10 Jun
The 13th International Ex Tempore Painting Contest, organised by the Town of Novigrad-Cittanova Tourist Office, will traditionally take place on the second Saturday in June. This art manifestation will be divided into two categories, i.e. the contestants will be able to compete with their ex tempore works (works created on the day of the contest on the subject of "Novigrad, a place for all senses...") and with their works created over the past two years on subject of the "sea". Read more
17 Jun 18 Jun
Two days of all-evening street art performers program. The event is an contemporary approach to street theatre, relying on the global trend of combining music, dancing and juggling with demanding circus skills, like tightrope/wire walking, work with trapeze and silk, acrobatics and similar. Read more
23 Jun 24 Jun
Dajla celebrates its patron saint at the St John the Baptist Festival. This year the locals and their guests can take part in a number of events staged to celebrate St John the Baptist day. The event will feature a range of culture, sports and recreation, music and other animation content, all accompanied with great food offered by your hosts in Dajla. Read more
24 Jun
If you just can't decide what time of the year to visit Novigrad – do it in late June and don't miss one of the biggest festivals in this part of Istria, the PARKFEST Sound Festival. Several parks in Novigrad will become a stage on the 24.06.2017. gathering culture creators all day long with the objective of creating sound … or perhaps silence. As with previous annual incarnations, the event will feature many top performers from the music and art scene and will offer a venue for the affirmation of young new performers (musicians, artists, actors, children and others). Read more
02 Jul

Recreational MTB bicycle ride, held in the framework of a local festivity for the last couple of years in early July, will start again this year in Marušici in the vicinity of Buje. The ride starts and finishes in...

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07 Jul
Latino Dance Show is an entertaining dance manifestation, which will fill the summer nights at Novigrad’s Veliki trg with irresistible dance rhythms. Professional dancers from Pula’s Studio Dance Centre will first leave visitors breathless with their dancing skill and fabulous choreographies, and then animate and make them a part of this summer dance story. Read more
08 Jul 15 Jul
No. 1 Basketball Lessons in Umag Let your little athlete take in all the positive basketball energy he can during his 7-day stay in Umag. From 08 to 15 July 2017 the Basketball Camp Umag for youngsters from 9 to 16 years of age will provide your child with the following Read more
14 Jul 23 Jul

With a tradition of 25 years, the international tennis tournament Croatia Open Umag is the oldest tennis tournament in Croatia and undoubtedly one of the most prominent and prestigious tournaments in the whole region.

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14 Jul

The event is an contemporary approach to street theatre, relying on the global trend of combining music, dancing and juggling with demanding circus skills...

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22 Jul
Slovenian Night – to the glory of the friendship between Slovenians and Novigrad locals What do you get when you connect music, artists, folklore, local producers and culinary trumps of Slovenia and Istria? “Slovenian Night” – a traditional celebration of friendship in Novigrad. Based on the unbreakable bond with Slovenian visitors, who account for around 40% of all overnight stays in Novigrad, residents of Novigrad and friends from Slovenia will organise a big celebration on Saturday, 22 July. Read more
28 Jul

The event is an contemporary approach to street theatre, relying on the global trend of combining music, dancing and juggling with demanding circus skills...

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31 Jul 01 Aug

We invite all those who love and enjoy magic and stories of ancient civilizations to come and visit Novigrad at the height of the summer season, when a unique astral party called Lunasa is held. This celebration is...

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03 Aug 05 Aug
This summer early August in Novigrad is once again reserved for an unforgettable cinema under the stars experience! The impressive setting of one of the municipal parks in the town's historical core, under centuries-old pine trees, just a few steps from the seaside, will be the venue (from 3rd to 5th August) for free big screen movie projections with top audio and picture quality. Read more
15 Aug

You are an adventurer at heart. You like Istrian climate, people, culture and traditional food. You own a mountain bike, a helmet and a spare tyre tube. You don't know what to do on 15 August? Look no further because...

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17 Aug 22 Aug
The seveth edition of the festival held in the suggestive setting of the old town offers exhibitions, projections, performances and other artistic work of Croatian and foreign authors, as well as many other contents. Read more
18 Aug
The Bell Tower Dance is a summer night dance and entertainment event with catchy dance rhythms on Novigrad's main square. Professional dancers will leave visitors breathless with their artistry and brilliant choreography – dance the night away as they bring you into this summer dance story... Read more
25 Aug 28 Aug

Every year Novigrad organises a festival in the name of its patron saint, St. Pelagije, a festival which is very well known and is considered a must-attend event. This city festivity will offer various cultural...

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01 Sep

Every year Novigrad prepares a series of themed culinary events under the common denominator - GnamGnam. The name probably doesn't require any further explanation, since everyone knows what is hidden behind this subtle...

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