International festival of contemporary theatre, held over a week in early August.
Classical-music performances featuring prominent artists from across the globe, held in St Donatus' Church in late July and early August.
During this festival (held on the night of the full moon in July), Zadar’s quays are lit with torches and candles, stalls sell local delicacies and boats lining the quays become floating fish markets.
Terraneo is a series of individual concerts by big international pop-music acts, held at St Michael's Fortress between June and August.
The weekend before the Assumption, this celebration draws visitors from the entire region with donkey races and a candlelight procession of boats around the harbour. Men and women don traditional costumes, play ins…
The Pag Carnival is a tradition that's been 80 years in the making. Watch the kolo (a lively Slavic circle dance) and appreciate the elaborate traditional dress of Pag. The main square fills with dancers and musicia…
Šibenik hosts a renowned international children’s festival, starting from the third Saturday in June and lasting for three weeks. There are craft workshops, along with music, dance, children’s film and theatre, pupp…
The festival that put Zrće on the EDM (electronic dance music) map takes over the beach bars and clubs in late June/early July. Expect big-name DJs and multiple nights of mayhem.
Fresh Island comes to Zrće's Papaya and Aquarius clubs for three nights in mid-July. Past headliners have included the likes of Rick Ross, Method Man and Redman.
Five days and nights of EDM in mid-August on Zrće. In previous years it's featured the likes of John Digweed and Laurent Garnier.