Festivals & events in Bansko

Bansko Summer

Cultural nights ”Traditions and art”
June – September 2016

Along with a lot of music festivals that take place during the summer season in Bansko, demonstrations of traditional crafts will be held - wood carving, spinning wool, making souvenirs and much more.

Summer Theatre Festival
01-07 July 2016


The Summer Theatre Festival will be held again this year in Bansko. Will be presented the most interesting performances during the year featuring established stars who have proven their success over time.

Bansko Beat
15-16 July 2016


For the second consecutive year in the heart of Bansko one of the coolest festivals in the country - Bansko Beat Music Experience 2016 will be held. The first edition of the forum last year, gave the audience an opportunity to hear stars as Little Dragon, beautiful James Arthur, magnificent Mo 'Kalamity, Dj Desy & Mr. Vagabond. Read more.

Summer “Cinemania” under the stars
20-23 July 2016


Summer Cinema under the pure starry sky of Bansko and Pirin Mountain can be a great combination for your holiday. Be sure to include in this year's summer vacation schedule the next "Summer Cinemania under the stars!"

Bansko Jazz Festival
08-13 August 2016


International Jazz Festival in Bansko is the biggest summer music festival in Bulgaria. Its notably high popularity among specialists and fans worldwide made it one of the most important international cultural events in the Balkans. Read more

Opera Festival
27-29 August 2016


For seventh consecutive year in the open will be held "Bansko Opera Festival" organized by Bansko municipality. It will fascinate you with headlines and immediate clean selection of classical works.

Balkan Folk Fest “Bohemi”
03-04 September 2016


The old square of Bansko for a second year will become the focal point of culture, traditions, customs, cuisine and folklore from all points of the Balkan Peninsula. The festival will combine music, culture and cuisine of the Balkans, the sense of freedom and pure mirth. Read more.

Bansko Film Festival
23-27 November 2016


Do not miss Bansko Film Fest 2016! Best movies for mountains, extreme sports and nature; world famous guests. Read more.