Events

Cultural in Lviv

Etnovyr

Huge folk festival held in late August that sees tens of dance and music ensembles from all over Ukraine perform in the city centre.
Festival in Lviv

Coffee Festival

Late September sees the city achieve a caffeine high. One of Ukraine's best festivals, held in cafes throughout the city centre.
Cultural in Lutsk

Polessian Summer Folk Festival

This festival of folk dance and music takes place throughout summer at various venues around Lutsk, including Lutsk Castle.
Food in Lviv

Chocolate Festival

Ukraine's top chocolate festival and one of the country's choice culinary events involving chocolate sculptures, finger-licking tasting sessions and workshops.
Music in Lutsk

Artjazz Festival

Organised by the Lutsk Jazz Club, this is one of Ukraine's best jazz festivals and takes place at Lutsk Castle and in the city of Rivne.
Fiesta in Lutsk

City Day & Independence Day

Lutsk City Day falls in the third week in August, around the time of Ukrainian Independence Day, making this a great time to be in town.
Music in Dubno

Taras Bulba Festival

Every July, Dubno hosts the large, popular Taras Bulba Festival, a rock-music bash held at the local football stadium.
Music in Lutsk

Bandershtat

Alternative music festival with a nationalist twist held just outside Lutsk. Attracts some of the biggest names in Ukrainian rock.
Food & Drink in Lutsk

Salo Festival

Ukraine's number-one food festival is dedicated to the locals' love of salo (cured lard). Held in Lesya Ukrayinka Park.
Fiesta in Lviv

Lviv City Day

Every city has its day in Ukraine – Lviv's is in early May. Expect costumed processions, music and lots of great food.