Events in Novigrad
If you are a passionate about sports, cultural events, concerts, parties for children or the night life, a small fishing town known as Novigrad guarantees plenty of fun and unforgettable events for all age groups. Some of the most particular and popular events in Novigrad are the Gnam Gnam-Fest, Astro party Lunasa, Street Art Festival, Ethno music under the bell tower and the Ex-tempore art competition.
In front of you is a list of all upcoming events happening in Novigrad and the surrounding area.
With a symbolic gift in the sweet scents and flavours of the most important Christian holiday, Novigrad will once again send a warm welcome to its dear guests on the streets of the old town centre before a musical backdrop coloured with traditional melodies and tones.
Novigrad and its residents live in harmony with nature, preserving and enhancing its beauties, while the town's development goes hand in hand with ecology and sustainable development. This year, Novigrad will host once again a number of events to celebrate Earth Day (22 April) pointing to the need for us to coexist with nature and preserve our planet, the only one we have (so far)…
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We have an ideal proposal, to spend the day in nature in the Scarline Nature Park, located near Brtonigla.
Sport, nature and fun in nature, accompanied by gastronomy and musical entertainment.
The duration of the program is scheduled from 10 to 17 h.
In mid-May, Erik Radin Sport Fishing Club from Novigrad will organise a traditional three-day memorial spearfishing tournament.
The tournament was set up in the memory of a sport fisherman, Croatian national team member and the 2010 world champion in boat fishing, Erik Radin, who tragically departed at the age of twenty-two. With the help of his friends and colleagues, his family established the Erik Radin Sport Fishing Club with this memorial tournament as one of its first major activities.
Many other activities, such as interesting ...
Countless lovers of motorcycles, the biker lifestyle and great, relaxed fun in general, eagerly await the end of May each year, when the traditional "Pirates’ Party" motorcycle meetup is held in Novigrad near Pineta tourist village. This meetup is named after the hosts and organisers of this biker gathering, "Pirates" Motorcycle Club, which draws a large number of participants from Europe and across the world to this two-day event.
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.
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 their realms wide open, and, from the morning until the evening, offer the best they have from their production - the superior Istrian wine, welcoming the streams of guests and wine-tasters with lots of stamina and attention.
Since there are numerous internationally recognized top-notch cellars in this small region of ...
Transadriatica, the traditional Venetian regatta, will sail again into the port of Novigrad to connect the two shores of the Adriatic.
The start of the enjoyably warm season, the participation of numerous crews (some pursuing sporting ambitions, some more socially oriented), the eye-catching futsal and bocce competitions between the crews and their hosts in Novigrad, all imbued with great hospitality and a sincere welcome from both the local population and the local government, have proved to be a winning combination for the success of ...
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, according to many, is the best in the world, definitely belongs to this group. The programme will take place in the town harbour, the so called Mandrač, and the offer of dishes with scallop and other shellfish at symbolic prices will be spread over a several dozen meters long table along Mandrač.
The offer will include ...
Note the dates 16.10. - 18.10. 2020. and sign up for the international cycling marathon Istria Granfondo. The ninht edition of the marathon with the start and finish line in Umag and Novigrad will offer an even richer program this year.
The real challenge comes on Saturday, in Umag, on the routes for the bold and physically fit. Choose between the 94 km long route of Istria Granfondo Small and 119 km long route of Istria Granfondo Classic.
On Sunday, Istria Granfondo Family & Gourmet Tour will take you on a 25 km long recreational ride around Novigrad and its surroundings, along the shore, through olive groves and vineyards. Cyclists over the age of 10 will enjoy the views and tastings of Istrian dishes at the refreshment stops.