Traditional events

    With you every year, but always unique

    Numerous events taking place all year round contribute to the vibrant pulse of the town and fill the streets with excitement. We strive to enrich our offer with interesting new content from year to year and are proud of the fact that a number of events have become internationally recognized.

    Dobova Fašjenk Carnival (February, March)

    The history of Carnival in Dobova and the surrounding villages extends far into the past.

    Masquerade carnival for families (Feb, Mar)

    Masquerade carnival for families is a traditional carnival procession that takes place in the old town of Brežice every year in February or March.

    Library under the Treetops (April)

    Library under the Treetops is an event that combines the pleasure of reading books and a pleasure of being in the natural environment. It is a different experience to what readers are used to.

    National and Cup championship in motocross (April)

    Initially, the motocross track was established in Čatež, but after building a new hotel there, the track was moved to Prilipe.

    Posavje Thematic Trails Festival (May to June)

    Posavje Thematic Trails offer a wide selection of trails for all ages designed for learning about natural and cultural heritage, being active and relaxing in nature.

    May is in the Town

    The cultural event May is in the Town – Pojoči vrtiljak (Singing carousel) takes place every year on the third Saturday of May in the old town of Brežice. The event connects young singers from Brežice and sorrounding primary schools in a festival of singing and socializing.

    Brežice, My Town Festival (June)

    The largest festival in the Posavska region annually attracts more than 25,000 visitors from Slovenia and elsewhere to the old town of Brežice (and other locations in the municipality).

    Brežice Run with the Olympic champion Primož Kozmus (June, as a part of the Brežice, My Town Festival)

    Jogging through the streets of Brežice is a unique experience for those who love to be active.

    Brežice sports weekend (June)

    The event that prides itself on an over 15-year-long tradition.

    SEVIQC Brežice Festival (June to September)

    This now traditional festival has become the synonym of early music in Slovenia.

    The Town promenade

    The Town promenade is a traditional festival in Brežice that happens every July. The festival offers cozy evenings, concerts with a splendid music, activities for children (workshops, face painting and games for children) in idyllic Old town centre of Brežice.

    Moto Rally MK Škorpion (August)

    The traditional motorcycle rally in Velike Malence has been organized for over 20 years by Moto Club MK Škorpijon, attracting lots of motorcyclists from Slovenia, Croatia and other European countries.

    POK business-craft and agricultural fair (October)

    This fair represents the crossroads of innovative, enterprising and inquisitive people and provides a complete range of products and services.

    Brežice Beer Fest (September)

    The Brežice beer festival has just started its journey, but is already impressing visitors with over a hundred different beers, accompanied by a rich selection of delicious dishes from the grill.

    St. Martin's Day in Bizeljsko (November)

    In the heart of the Bizeljsko wine region, the traditional St. Martin's Day takes place every year.

    Brežice, my holiday town (December)

    In December, the festive streets of Brežice come to life not only due to the glow of festive lights, but also because of the varied program of concerts, holiday events, parades, performances for children, holiday villages and many accompanying activities.

    New Year's Eve in the open (December)

    Every year in Brežice, we await the arrival of the New Year on the streets, right in the heart of the old town, in front of the municipal building.
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