Music in Bansko

International Jazz Festival

This enormously popular music festival, held from around 6 to 13 August, brings smouldering saxophonists and riotous jazz ensembles, both Bulgarian and international, to the heart of Bansko. Major events are held on…
Performing Arts in Bansko

Summer Theatre Festival

During the first week of July, Bulgaria's biggest names in theatre come to Bansko for a celebration of the stage. Book accommodation early and check with the tourist office for a full calendar of events.
Music in Bansko

Horizon Festival

A week-long festival of live music, DJ sets and hard partying (think hot tubs, flash mobs and daredevil skiing), in between late-season snowboarding or skiing in the mountains around Bansko.
Carnival in Bansko

Bansko Liberation Day

Folklore performances, commemoration ceremonies and public concerts mark Bansko's date of liberation from the Ottomans in 1912.
Cultural in Bansko

Celebration of Bansko Traditions

Several days of traditional merry-making, including folk dancing, Bulgarian national costume and local recipes.