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

Bohinjska Bela Bohinjska Bela, Slovenia

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 […]

Wine Taste Buds Events – Maribor, Eastern Slovenia

Restaurant Vnukec Ob Blažovnici 86, Limbuš, Slovenia

Vinske Brbončice (Wine Taste Buds) – organizers of the culinary and tasting event s invite to the fine food and wine evening in the restaurant Vnukec in Maribor. This time they will present delicacies from white truffles and wines MonteMoro from Slovenian Istria region. For booking inquiries please contact: +386 41 512 881

Park Wine Stars – Nova Gorica, Western Slovenia

Tiffany Restaurant Delpinova ulica 5, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

Park Wine Stars is an enjoyable, easy going event featuring winetasting, good music and fine food prepared by some of the top Slovenian chefs. Wines are coming from four Slovenian wine regions. Event takes place in an elegant restaurant of Park hotel in Nova Gorica.

Traditional Herring Feast – Ljubljana, Central Slovenia

Grand Hotel Union Miklošičeva cesta 1, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Traditional Herring Feast is a high class culinary event which takes place in one of the Ljubljana's most eminent hotel Grand Hotel Union . It's tradition goes way back in 1908 and during this time has evolved in one of the finest high end cuisine event Slovenia has to offer. For Interesting facts about the […]

Days of honey – Polhov Gradec, Western Slovenia

Polhov Gradec Castle Polhov Gradec 61, Polhov Gradec, Slovenia

Days of Honey is a delightful, interesting 4 days lasting event with close to 30 years tradition. It features lectures, presentation, and tasting of honey and various honey products. The organisers pay a special attention to the educational part, raising awareness on honey's production, its role in culinary and the health benefits. Festival takes place in […]

Festival Vinarium Bogračfest – Lendava, Eastern Slovenia

Lendava, old city centre Glavna ulica, Lendava, Slovenia

In the old town of Lendava, amidst the historical townhouses at the foot of the picturesque Lendava vineyards, the largest competition in cooking bograč in Slovenia has been held for over a decade now. The event is actually a culinary festival, during which bograč is massively prepared in cauldrons along the main street by the […]

Festival of wine and white truffles – Kubed, Western Slovenia

Kubed Kubed, Slovenia

The Festival of wine and white truffles highlights one of the greatest culinary delicacies and its pairing with wine. The white truffles can be found in Slovenian Istria have a special character and taste and are very popular among food lovers. The event takes place in the small village, not far from the coastal city […]

The wild tastes of karst asparagus and wild plants – Karst, western Slovenia

Karst Štanjel, Slovenia

The wild tastes of karst asparagus and wild plants celebrates the great natural treasures of the Slovenian Karst. The event takes place in the restaurants, farms, and inns from April to May and is dedicated to asparagus and other spring food. If you are interested to learn more about Karst cuisine please visit:  https://www.stanjel.eu/en/karst_cuisine/karst_dishes/

Tastes of Vipava Valley – Vipava, Western Slovenia

Zemono Manor Dvorec Zemono, Vipava, Slovenia

Tastes of Vipava Valley - "Okusi Vipavske" celebrates the local products, culinary and wine heritage of this beautiful valley in the far west of Slovenia. With the local farmer market, wine tastings, re-invented local dishes and tasting menus cooked by renowned chefs. Okusi Vipavske offers something for every visitor and is a great start to […]

Karst prosciutto festival – Ljubljana, Central Slovenia

Pogačarjev trg Pogačarjev trg, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prosciutto from Slovenian Karst is celebrated in the city center of Slovenian capital. Known for its distinctive taste Karst prosciutto is superb local product and also a great wine companion (more info: http://www.kras.si/?lng=eng&vie=ctl&gr1=kraPrs)

Sladolent – Maribor, Eastern Slovenia

Lent Usnjarska ulica 10, Maribor, Slovenia

Festival Lent is one of the biggest summer festivals in Slovenia and Sladolent is a culinary part of it. Set in the old part of the city Lent on the river banks the festival is a lively mixture of music, theatre, dance and other art performances. The food and wine part is taking an important […]

Polenta Festival – Ozeljan, Western Slovenia

Ozeljan Ozeljan, Slovenia

Polenta Festival will once again fill the streets of Ozeljan, the small village in western Slovenia. Ozeljan lies close to the city of Nova Gorica in the entrance of the beautiful Vipava Valley. The event celebrates Polenta, an ancient dish from the Roman times has become through the history an essential part of North Italian […]

Bled Days / Taste Bled – Bled, western Slovenia

Bled Cesta Svobode 10, Bled, Slovenia

Bled is one of the Slovenian most famous destinations. Alpine lake with island nested in the centre of Slovenian Julian Alps attracts many people from around the world. Taste Bled is a lively event on the Bled lakeside promenade with local culinary delights, art program, and live music.  

Slovenjgraška gostilna – Slovenj Gradec, North – Eastern Slovenia

Slovenj Gradec Glavni Trg, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

The town of Slovenj Gradec organizes this one-day event, with the aim to promote local cuisine and traditional dishes of the region. On the menu will be traditional dishes - veal stew and dumplings, cooked by the members of local communities. Slovenj Grades is a capital of Slovenian Carinthia, a mountainous region, which boasts picturesque […]

Čokoljana chocolate festival – Ljubljana, Central Slovenia

Pogačarjev trg Pogačarjev trg, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Čokoljana is an outdoor festival which takes place in the old Ljubljana and is fully dedicated to chocolate and chocolate delicacies. It is a lively event with workshops, presentations and of course lots of tastings.

Chestnut Festival – Vitovlje, Western Slovenia

Vitovlje Vitovlje, Slovenia

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 […]

Kulinart – Celje, Eastern Slovenia

Celje Showground Dečkova cesta 1, Celje, Slovenia

Two days of culinary experience presents International and Slovenian cuisine. The event takes place on the Celje Showground, along with other spring fairs like Coffee Festival and Beekeeping Days. Events include the presentation of all sorts of food and dishes accompanied by wines, beers and spirits, and artisan ceramics and wooden products for cooking.  

The asparagus festival – Brestovica pri Komnu, Western Slovenia

Brestovica pri Komnu Brestovica pri Komnu, Komen, Slovenia

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, […]

Olive oil and Chard festival – Padna, Western Slovenia

Padna Padna, Slovenia

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 […]

Artichoke Fest – Strunjan, Western Slovenia

Strunjan Strunjan, Strunjan, Slovenia

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. […]

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

Nova Vas nad Dragonjo , Nova Vas nad Dragonjo, Slovenia

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.    

Sweet Istria – Koper, Western Slovenia

Koper City Centre Koper, Slovenia

The annual Sweet Istria (Sladka Istra) Festival is a great way to discover the coastal city of Koper and enjoy desserts and other sweet delicacies which will be offered on the stands set up in the old city centre. Sweet Istria is the biggest event of its kind in Slovenia and it attracts a large number […]

Jestival Food & Art festival – Kobarid, Western Slovenia

Kobarid Kobarid, Slovenia

Jestival is a one-day Food and Art festival held every year in a little town of Kobarid. Kobarid lies on river Soča – divine, turquoise coloured and the astonishing clean alpine river which flows along the Slovenian border to Italy and is one of the main touristic attractions of the region. Jestival is a  holiday […]

GASTexpo Fair – Ljubljana, Central Slovenia

GR - Gospodarsko Razstavisce Dunajska cesta 18, Ljubljana, Slovenia

GASTexpo - the gastronomy fair in Ljubljana offers various exhibitions, tastings, workshops, and competitions. The event includes a wine fair with domestic and international wine offers. More information can be found at https://www.gast.si/en/home-2/.  

Radovljica Chocolate Festival – Radovljica, Northern Slovenia

Old Town Centre of Radovljica Radovljica, Slovenia

The Chocolate Festival, the first and only festival of this kind in Slovenia, is organised every year in April. Visit the Festival in the old town centre and taste, smell and see chocolate in a variety of forms, tastes, and colours.