Music in Bijelo Polje

Tamburaši Festival

Three-days of folk groups playing traditional songs that range from the fast-paced to the cloyingly romantic on fiddle, guitar, accordion and the tambura (similar to a mandolin). It's more fun than it sounds.
Food & Drink in Plav

Days of Blueberries

Blueberries are grown to perfection in the Prokletije region, and this festival celebrates them in the form of cakes, juice, wine, and every other edible/potable you can imagine.
Food in Stari Bar


Celebrating the annual olive harvest with free olive-everything tastings, lashings of (thankfully not olive) wine and traditional performances.
Music in Petrovac

Petrovac Night

Free fish, wine and beer, majorette parades, performances by Eurovision contestants… Who could ask for anything more?
Music in Budva

Casper Jazz Festival

The old town's Casper bar hosts a low-key but excellent jazz festival.
Music in Kotor

Refresh Festival

Four days of world-famous DJs on the decks, and all the wonderful madness that comes with it.
Music in Kotor

Sea Rock Festival

Free festival featuring live performances by international rock and alternative bands.
Music in Velika Plaža & Ada Bojana

Southern Soul Festival

Four days of soul, jazz, funk, house and disco on Velika Plaža's Copacabana Beach.
Film in Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi Film Festival

A week-long festival showcasing movies from across the region.
Cultural in Budva

Carnival of Budva

Venetian-masked high jinks in April or early May.