Summer festivals in Ljubljana

In addition to the Ljubljana Festival, which marks every summer with top artistic events, a number of interesting festivals take place. A lot of them are free and happen outdoors.

Even before the opening of the Ljubljana Festival, which takes place at the Congress Square, there is the free June in Ljubljana event cycle with a combination of fun and artistic events.

The Ana Desetnica Street Theatre Festival changes the streets of Ljubljana into a stage for a few days, where the audience also participates in performances. In the framework of the Summer in the Old Ljubljana Town there are concert of old music in churches and open-air jazz concerts.

There are also the Gala Hala Summer Stage in Metelkova with alternative concerts and DJ nights, Film under the Stars at the Ljubljana Castle and free films at the Congress Square, the Young Lions Festival which represents innovative flows of modern theatre and dance, and we could go on. Enjoy a lively summer in Ljubljana.

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  • Ljubljana Festival

    Ljubljana Festival

    The Ljubljana Festival, with its long history and tradition of presenting premier artistic events, contributes significantly to the cultural life of Ljubljana in the summer. 

    Various venues

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  • Open air Cinema at Kongresni trg square

    Open air Cinema at Kongresni trg square

    The Open air Cinema at Kongresni trg square, modelled on the grand open-air cinemas adorning the town squares of Bologna and Locarno, was presented for the first time on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of city cinema Kinodvor in 2014.


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    Kongresni trg square

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  • Mini Summer - international festival for children

    Mini Summer - international festival for children

    Mini Summer is an international puppet and children's theatre festival held on Sundays throughout the summer. 

    Ljubljana Mini Theatre's Theatre for Children and Young People

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  • Summer in Ljubljana Old Town by Imago Sloveniae

    Summer in Ljubljana Old Town by Imago Sloveniae

    Each year, the Summer in Ljubljana Old Town festival contributes to the vibrancy of city life in Ljubljana by presenting a programme of classical music concerts held in the picturesque surroundings of the old city centre. Most of the concerts are free. 

    Churches, inner courtyards and squares in the old city centre

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