Festival of Fish Delicacies in Bohinjska Bela – Bohinjska Bela, Northern Slovenia

Bohinjska Bela Bohinjska Bela

Festival of Fish Delicacies in Bohinjska Bela is an annual event organised by the local fishing club. Additional to culinary delights, not limited to fish food only, you will be able to enjoy in music and entertainment program. The large tent will be set up to make sure that event takes place in every kind …

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From Wine Maker to Olive Oil Maker – Farms in Slovenian Istria, Western Slovenia

Farms in Slovenian Istria Marezige

This event highlights wines and olive oils produced on the farms in Slovenian Istria. The hinterland of Slovene coast boasts with many excellent producers of olive oil and wines, which will open the door of their estates to the visitors and offer wine and food tastings. Olive oil from this region is well known for …

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In the heart of the land of Teran wine – Tomaj, Western Slovenia

Tomaj Tomaj

Teran Wine homeland in Slovenia is a Karst region, where the refosco vine grows on the red soil called "Terra Rossa" or " Jerina". Terrano contains a lot of minerals and is widely recommended for its health benefits.  At some point in the past Terran was even sold in the pharmacies. This beautiful medicine will be presented by local winemakers …

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Peach Festival – Prvačina, Western Slovenia

Prvačina Prvačina

Peach Festival a pleasant foodie weekend event which includes plenty of entertainment, educational and family programs. The festival takes place in lower Vipava valley which mild climate is ideal for cultivation of peaches and other fruits like apricots, persimmons and figs. The event will feature farmers market with product from peaches:  desserts, jams, spirits and many …

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Fishing days of Hotiza – Hotiza, Eastern Slovenia

Hotiza village Srednja ulica 28, Lendava

During the traditional summer event known as the Hotiza Fishing Days, which abounds in cultural events and musical entertainment, you can learn about the lives and the unspoiled nature along the Mura river. The most important part of the event is definitely the fish, prepared in a traditional, more than a century old, way of …

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Teran Wine and Prosciutto Festival – Dutovlje, Western Slovenia

Dutovlje Dutovlje

Terano Wine and Prosciutto are well regarded culinary companions of Slovenian Karst, and they are celebrated during the two days of Festival in Dutovlje. The festival boasts eventful program which includes art exhibitions, presentation of the best Teran wines, tastings, hiking and even guided tours of the prosciutto manufacture. Prosciutto from the Slovenian Karst region is …

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Plum festival in Slivje – Slivje, Western Slovenia

Slivje village Slivje, Slivje

Plum dumplings is a typical dish from Brkini, the region in the Karst area in Western Slovenia. The region is famous for its wild, natural beauty and fruits (http://www.rtvslo.si/news-in-english/a-forgotten-region-of-forests-and-fruit/450842), which is of high quality and delicious taste. Each year The plum festival in Slivje presents plum dumplings and many other plum dishes from Brkini.

Chestnut Festival – Vitovlje, Western Slovenia

Vitovlje Vitovlje

Chestnut Festival is a traditional autumn weekend event,  happening in Vitovlje, small village in the Western Slovenia, not far from Nova Gorica. The hillsides around Vitovlje are famous for its Chestnut friendly terroir. Chestnuts which can be found here are marrons – the chestnuts of excellent quality and larger in size as the one usually …

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The celebration of St. Martin’s Day on Karst – Karst region, Western Slovenia

Karst Štanjel

St. Martin's Day in Slovenian Karst is a regional traditional event worth visiting. Karst is a region of a captivating landscape, known for its great food and unique wines. The place is picturesque, mostly farming, packed with natural sights and old, interesting villages. Event central point will be a market in the village of Štanjel. The …

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Persimmon Fruit Feast – Strunjan, Western Slovenia

Strunjan Strunjan, Strunjan

Strunjan, a settlement on the Slovenian coast is well-known for its special mild microclimate and excellent conditions to grow varieties of sun-loving fruits and vegetables. The Persimmon Fruit Feast is celebrating this beautiful fruit, the land, and local culinary and cultural traditions. This food event will be accompanied by art and cultural performances, lectures, and …

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Šempas wine and olive oil festival – Šempas, Western Slovenia

Šempas Šempas

Šempas wine and olive oil festival present wines and olive oils from the western part of Slovenia and neighboring Italian municipalities. It is a 2 days event hosting more than 60 wineries and the additional program which features guided tastings and presentations.

The asparagus festival – Brestovica pri Komnu, Western Slovenia

Brestovica pri Komnu Brestovica pri Komnu, Komen

The culinary part, of the event which follows next features many traditional and modern dishes from wild asparagus. It is accompanied by enjoyable side events and is also an introduction to the month of asparagus, which takes place around the same location from the middle of April until the middle of May. In the past, …

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Rebula and Olive Oil Festival – Višnjevik, Western Slovenia

Višnjevik Višnjevik

Rebula and Olive Oil Festival is a traditional wine and food festival which takes place every spring in Višnjevik, a small village in one of the finest Slovenian wine regions Brda. Višnjevik is a native place of Rebula and it was first mentioned in the local books already in the 14th century. Rebula makes usually light, fresh wines. …

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Olive oil and Chard festival – Padna, Western Slovenia

Padna Padna

Olive oil and Chard festival is celebrated at the beginning of summer in a village of Padna in Slovenian Istria. Padna is a small, picturesque village with less than 200 inhabitants, located in the hinterland of a beautiful coastal town Piran. Through history, the village has become famous for its natural products, notably olive oil …

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Artichoke Fest – Strunjan, Western Slovenia

Strunjan Strunjan, Strunjan

Strunjan is a small village on the Slovenian coast surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean natural vegetation protected as a Natural Part. Strunjan is hosting two fine food events yearly - the Artichoke Fest held traditionally in May and Persimmon Festival (which we also publish on this site), which takes place in the middle of November. …

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Open Wine Cellars Days (DOK) in Brda – Brda, Western Slovenia

Brda Goriška Brda, Dobrovo

Once a year, when spring slowly becomes summer, when the sun warms up fruitful land and endless vineyards of Brda, best winemakers open their cellars and create an unforgettable experience to visitors. Wine Days in Brda offers an excellent opportunity to explore one of the most vibrant wine regions in Slovenia. Winemakers will open their cellar doors, and present their …

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Wine and Garlic Festival – Nova Vas nad Dragonjo, Western Slovenia

Nova Vas nad Dragonjo , Nova Vas nad Dragonjo

Wine and Garlic Festival is a pleasant event, set in the small village close to Piran - a gem of the Slovenian coast.  The event offers local wines, notably Malvasia and Refosco, garlic, and local gourmet products.