2020 Events in Rovinj

Rovinj is a vibrant seaside resort with lots of events, small and large, happening throughout the Summer season.
It creates a very happy atmosphere and, of course means our guests can choose how they spend their time during their vacation.
As Apartment Iris is very close to the centre of town, it means you can take part in many of these celebrations, just a short distance from your apartment!

We will be adding more events to this page throughout the year.

Rovinj Festival

ITF Istarska rivijera - Istrian Riviera

The concert of the Rovinj Brass Band on the occasion of the International Women’s Day

Tennis Tournament

ITF Istarska rivijera - Istrian Riviera

Dates: 15.03. - 22.03.

Traditional sport event which attracts tennis players from all over the world. The tournament in Rovinj is the first of four tournaments on the Istrian Riviera which is held in multiple…

Easter in Rovinj

Dates: 11.04. - 13.04.

In Rovinj Easter is traditionally a three-day celebration full of customs and festivities. It is a time when citizens of Rovinj and their guests enjoy traditional Easter food our grannies…

International Football Easter Youth Tournament

Dates: 11.04. - 13.04.

Watch young football hopes in action, discover future soccer stars and enjoy an exciting game in beautiful Rovinj!

Easter concert

Date: 13.04.

Easter concert of the chamber choir Rubino will be held in the S. Pelagije church

Musical Lessons

Date: 15.04.

Stefano Rota (1924-1916) Aleksandra Santin Golojka, piano Lora Pavletić,…

On the paths of Rovinj delicacies

Date: 17.04. - 24.04.

Follow the paths of Rovinj delicacies on which you will be able to taste the eno-gastro specialities of Rovinj and Istria at famous Rovinj restaurants!

Weekend Bike and Gourmet Tour: spring

Date: 18.04. - 19.04.

The recreational cycling experience Weekend Bike & Gourmet Tour, that takes place in spring and autumn, offers additional gourmet pleasure. A two-day long ride with Istrian delicacies, olive oil and wine is divided into two itineraries: on the Mare trail you can enjoy seaside delicacies, while the Monti trail offers its participants the gastronomic delicacies of the Istrian interior.

Spring club competition

Date: 19.04.

Traditional dressage competition. Participants are riders of different age categories and persons with special needs.


Popolana - With Sports from Streets and Squares to Nature and Tourism

Date: 24.04. - 26.04.

The most exciting active weekend in Rovinj awaits you at the end of April, just the right time for a spring awakening. A number of sporting activities for all ages will be organised by the Town of Rovinj and its Sporting Community and Tourist Board from Friday, 24th April until Sunday, 26th April, with the weekend ending with magical Rovinj’s half marathon.

Go out and dance

Date: 24.04. - 25.04.

Also this year, Rovinj joined the world dance scene in the celebration of the World Dance Day. It is expected more than 450 dancers more ages from the youngest to the oldest.

Rovinj Photodays 2020

Date: 08.05. - 10.05.

Rovinj Photodays is one of the biggest photography festivals in south-eastern Europe. The final part of the festival takes place in Rovinj, and it is preceded by different activities such as yearly contests, travelling exhibitions and similar events. A series of workshops, lectures, portfolio reviews, exhibitions and other events take place during the Rovinj festival.

Histria Classic - Andreas Von Bismarck Night Cup

Date: 15.05. - 17.05.

Fifty vintage cars – oldtimers from Croatia, Italy, Slovenia and Germany take part in the competition, driving along a 200 km long route through Istria. It all ends in Rovinj, where participants’ vehicles will be traditionally exhibited on Sunday morning at Tito Square. The event also includes Andreas Von Bismarck Night Cup, which brings together the German aristocracy in memory of the great-grandson of the unifier of Germany, Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck, who was a member of the Istrian oldtimer club.


Seasonal Food & Wine

Date: 18.05. - 31.05.

We are taking you on a journey through the seasons on a plate through a varied offer of dishes, their preparation and their importance! Do not miss the unique fusion of old and new, traditional and modern that takes you through the exciting paths of our rich Istrian cuisine. Rovinj and Bale offer another reason to visit these charming little towns in May!

Rovinj-Rovigno Spring Jazz

Date: 20.05. - 22.05.

Program: 20.5. Zvjezdan Ružić Sextet 21.5. Obradović – Tixier Duo 22.5. Grisset – Saleem – Kostadinović…

Final Concert of the Chamber Choir Rubino

Date: 20.06.

Multiple award winning choir, winner of numerous international awards.

Summer Sensual Days - evening party

Date: 22.06.

Open air party, dancing in the old town of Rovinj and breathtaking sunset!

9th Summer Sensual Days

Date: 22.06. - 29.06.

Summer Sensual Days serve as an introduction into the ensuing salsa festival. The event includes workshops on sensual Latino dances of varying levels of difficulty such as the bachata, kizomba, zouka and many other dances.

Rovinj Summer Music Festival

Date: 24.06.

The popular Italian singer Zucchero is coming to Rovinj. His fans will get the chance to sing and dance to hits such as Morena, Senza Una Donna, Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime, Così Celeste, Cuba Libre, Diavolo In Me, Miserere, Diamante, and many more.

16th Croatian Summer Salsa Festival

Date: 29.06. - 06.07.

This international salsa festival is considered the crown of the development of the salsa scene in Croatia, which attracts several thousand dancers from around the world each year. As part of the Croatian Summer Salsa Festival, dance workshops are organised by the very best international dance instructors. The event also includes numerous parties, boat trips and similar activities.