Started way back in the year 1950, Dubrovnik Summer Festival is an amazing event held annually in Dubrovnik. In the summer calendar of Croatia, it is perhaps the most important and popular festival. The events are held at a range of open-air locations around Dubrovnik’s Old Town. Folk music, dance, art exhibitions, ballet, folklore, film, theatre plays and exotic foods are the main attraction of this festival. The event runs from the mid-July to August. Although, in most of the events the entry is entirely free. However, for the bigger events you need to purchase tickets. Ticket prices vary depending on the performance, venue and seating position.
During this time, the entire city is transformed into a stage. This year, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival is going to be held for the 68th time. The correlation this festival maintains between modernity and tradition is phenomenal. Thousands of tourists and locals thronged into this city to get a glimpse of this fun-packed celebratory occasion. Dubrovnik Summer Festival, over the years have been functioned as a stage where artistic creations met with new ideas. People exchange their views, thoughts and innovative ideas with one another.
With its enviable extraordinary Mediterranean gardens and Adriatic seafront location, Dubrovnik is a fantastic place to visit. Apart from entering the city via public transport or car, it is suggested to come to this place from the water ways. You just need to hire boat from providers of boat rental services in Croatia and set for this place. The main reason you should take waterways is that, all the major performing stages are situated quite close when you enter the city from waterways. Not only that, you can explore all the colors, pomp, and spectacular sceneries of the festival from the water. You can watch breathtaking firework display on a boat just outside the old harbor – magnificent and well away from the huge crowds in the town.