Where to Find Local Art Events in Šibenik?

25 Jun 2022

Summer is perfect time to travel, to visit new places and gain new experiences. Travelling also a great way to learn about local art.


Seize the opportunity to enjoy a number of fantastic concerts at St Michael’s Fortress this summer! Some big names in the world of music, such as Jack Savoretti July 30, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Aug 3, and well-renowned Croatian and other bands, including Nipplepeople i Buč Kesidi June 11Matija Cvek & The Funkensteins, Hladno pivo June 15, Amira Medunjanin June 30, Urban July 1, Bajaga i instruktori  July 7 and Josipa Lisac Aug 9 to name just a few, will perform in this unique setting. Given that the number of seats is limited, make sure you check their website here.
Electronic music fans will surely choose to stop by Martinska Beach, located on a peninsula opposite the Old Town, that has  a circular ferry connection (running in July and August). Dance to the beat of the electronic music at SeaSplash Festival (July 14-17), Kanal Fest (July 29-30) and Membrain Festival (Aug 4 - 7, Blast Fest (Aug 12 - 14).
This year, two new festivals are presented on Martinska: Šibenik Guitar Festival July 8-9 and the Seagull Festival July 22-23 that will nostalgically revive the atmosphere from ‘78 ’, Bossa Nova, Italo Disco, old soul & funk.

Punk music lovers will roam the Kanal Festival on Martinska Beach from July 23-24, while Project Hangar 303 (June 24 & Aug 19) at the Šibenik army barracks will definitely intrigue the underground techno music fans. For more details on the latter event, check their website

The Garden Resort and Barbarellas Club in Tisno, near Šibenik, organize  summer festivals. The season opens on 13 July Love International and continues, 21 July with Suncebeat Festival, with Outlook on 28 July, Defected on 4 August, Dekmantel Selectors on 25 August, and Dimensions as the closing event on 5 September - all experiences to remember!
Vodice Jazz & Blues festival from July 16 - 18 in the nearby town of Vodice is another music lovers‘ must this summer.

The Azimut Club which serves some of the best coffee in town, offers a great summer program packed with various events and concerts. For more information, check out their website



Barone Fortress will once again host a film event ˝Moving Night˝. The program has been created in cooperation with various festivals in Croatia which promote the independent & art films industry. The film selection has been made from the film titles shown recently at both domestic as well as prestigious foreign film festivals.
Don’t miss out on the International Festival of Animated Film and Comics Supertoon that will take place in the Old Town of Šibenik from July 18 - 22. Locations and the program can be viewed here

Local Art Fairs

As a proud city very much in touch with its history, Šibenik throws itself into its Heritage Day celebrations like few other places. With Mala Loža (the Small Lodge) as its headquarters, expect gastro tours telling the story of Šibenik cuisine, plenty of traditional crafts, creative corners for children and a wide variety of artistic exhibitions from all manner of art associations. The whole thing kicks off on July 7 and runs every Thursday until the end of August (the food tour starts at the Green Market and runs until September 15).



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