EVENTS IN NORTHWESTERN ISTRIA

Northwestern Istria offers a variety of sports, cultural, entertainment and gastronomic events throughout the year. Here’s a list of some of them you shouldn’t miss!

WHEN? WHAT? WHERE?
February: Chocolate and Wine Festival Brtonigla
Brtonigla Adventure Trek – a trekking race through forests, vineyards and olive groves  Brtonigla
March: Umag Trophy – a one-day race listed in the calendar of the World Cycling Association UCI  Umag
April: 100 miles of Istria – an ultra-trail race finishing in Umag Umag
Sweet Wine & Walk – a wine and gourmet food tasting tour Momjan
Umag Floria Flower Fair Umag
Šparogada – a traditional wild asparagus gastro event Kaštel near Buje
May: Istria Wine&Walk – a superb wine and gourmet food tasting tour in Northwestern Istria Buje
Oleum olivarum – an international olive oil fair Kaštel near Buje
Sea Star Festival – a music festival featuring famous global and regional performers Stella Maris – Umag
Open Wine Cellar Day, held in select Istrian wine cellars  Istra
June:  Indirekt – a music and art festival featuring the most prominent regional artists Umag i Savudrija
Umag Night Run – a 2.5, 5 and 10 km race Stella Maris – Umag
July: Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag, an international tennis tournament offering a selection of sports, entertainment and gastronomic events Stella Maris – Umag
Sepomaia viva International Festival of Antique Umag
Tomato Day, featuring a range of entertainment  events Umag
In the Kingdom of Muscat – a cultural and wine event Momjan
August: A variety of outdoor concerts Umag
September:  Istria Wine Run – a race through vineyards (marathon, half-marathon and relays) finishing in Umag Umag
Grapes Festival – a traditional local festival featuring a variety of entertainment events Buje
October: Istria Granfondo International Cycling Marathon Umag
November:  Feast Day of St. Martin, patron saint of Momjan Momjan
Feast Day of St. Martin in Finida Finida near Umag
December: UMAGic Holidays – a Christmas fair featuring concerts and other holiday events  Umag
Ho Ho Ho! Run – a 5 and 10 km humanitarian Christmas race Umag

 

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