Europe's largest bass and sound-system culture festival takes place over five days in early September in Punta Christo Fort in Štinjan, just outside Pula. The opening event takes place in the 'Arena' Roman amphithea…
Running for well over six decades, this July film festival is the town’s most important event, with screenings of mainly Croatian and some international films in the Roman Amphitheatre and other locations around tow…
In the last week in July, this four-day music fest, featuring wide-ranging live performances – from reggae and ska to dancehall and dub – alights Štinjan's Punta Christo Fort, just northwest of Pula.
Part of the ATP World Tour, the nation's premier men's tennis tournament takes place here over 10 days in mid-July. Previous winners have included Marin Čilić and Carlos Moyá.
The second Sunday in August sees the town’s most renowned event, when narrow Grisia becomes an open-air art exhibition. Everyone from children to professional painters displays their work in churches, studios and on…
This small but excellent festival takes place at Kamene priče over four days in early August. It features mostly Croatian artists plus the odd overseas guest.
Classical-music concerts, run by Poreč University, take place at the Euphrasian Basilica several times a week during summer.
One of the oldest Croatian contemporary-art exhibitions takes place at the Istrian Parliament from Aug to mid-September, and is curated around a single theme.
A series of four big concerts held at Porton Biondi beach and Crveni Otok, featuring well-known names in the world of jazz, pop and soul.
Concerts, theatre and film screenings take place on alfresco stages around town and on Sveti Nikola island, from July to mid-September.