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…
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.
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.
Folklore performances, commemoration ceremonies and public concerts mark Bansko's date of liberation from the Ottomans in 1912.
Several days of traditional merry-making, including folk dancing, Bulgarian national costume and local recipes.