Krakow's Regular Culture Events
There are over fifty culture festivals in Krakow, Poland every single year. Some of them have been held for
decades, some are relatively fresh calendar entries. Below
see the list of events with the biggest following. As the
day dates keep changing you can look up details in the
site’s EVENTS section.
Yearly events in Krakow
Sea Song Festival
Festival of the Theaters for Children, International
Bach Days (Johann Sebastian Bach’s Festival), Audio Art Festival,
Festival for Women, OFAFA
Poland’s Festival of Auteur Animated Film.
Misteria Paschalia festival of classical music,
Easter Festival of Ludwig van Beethoven
April: International Festival of Krakow Composers, PaKA
Cabaret Review, Off Plus Camera International
Independent Cinema Festival,
Cracow Theatrical Reminiscences International Theater
‘The Old and The Young’ International Jazz Festival.
International Film Festival,
Krakow Month of Photography Festival, Orthodox-Church Music
Meetings, Juwenalia Student Festival,
Festival of Children Song,
Krakow Film Music Festival, Cantate
International Choir Festival..
June: City of Krakow Festival,
Art Boom Visual Arts Festival, Summer Opera
Krakowiak International Festival of Children's and Youth
Folk Band, Jewish Culture Festival.
Festival of Polish Music,
Summer Jazz Festival,
International Street Theatre
Festival, Tyniec Organ Recitals,
Benedictine Monastery Music Festival,
Summer Organ Concerts, 'Cracovia
Danza' Festival of Court Dances, Summer Festival of Opera and
Operetta, 'Crossroads' Festival of
Traditional Music, PyroMachina International Gala of
August: ‘Music in Old Krakow’
International Festival, International Competition of
Modern Chamber Music, Coke Live Music Festival, Folk
Art Fair, Puente del Tango
International Festival of Argentinian Tango, Tyniec Organ Recitals, Summer Organ
Concerts, Krakow Harvest
Sacrum-Profanum Festival (classical music), International Guitar Festival,
Bajt Chadasz - Jewish Culture Month, Krakow Jazz Fall
Festival, Young Artists in Krakow Festival,
Podgorze Cultural Autumn,
International Festival of Chidren's Films.
October: Unsound Festival /electronic and experimental
Cracow Jazz Fall international festival,
Genius Loci Theater Festival, International Royal Cracow International Piano Festival,
of Gospel Music, International Ethnic
Television Festival, Student Song Festival.
‘Zaduszki’ (All Souls)
Jazz Festival, Krakow Book Fair, Joseph Conrad Literature Festival,
Etiuda&Anima 2007 Festival of Student Films,
Krakow OFFBallet Meetings.
Christmas Crib Contest, The Divine Comedy festival of
the Polish theater, ‘Jazz Juniors’ International
Competition of Young Jazz Bands, Festival of Silent Film.
market in Krakow starts at the end of November.
Every second year:
International Festival of Military Bands (the nearest one in June 2016).
Every third year: International Triennial of Architecture (the
nearest one in October 2018).
Every third year: International Print Triennial (the nearest one in September and October of
See other major cultural events in Krakow in 2015
Hardly a month passes in Krakow without some time-honored
occasion for common festivities or colorful celebration.
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