Spring in Slovenia
22. Storytelling Festival
21. – 31. 3. 2019 in Ljubljana
If it's been too long since the last time you listened to a story, don't miss the Storytelling Festival in Ljubljana. Among the guests at this year's event is Marina Warner, a leading European theorist in the field of fairy tales and mythology. The festival also includes storytelling and performances for the young and young and heart and a range of workshops and lectures.
25 km from Ljubljana Airport
Urban Walks Festival
18. – 24. 3. 2019 in Maribo
Discover unknown corners of Maribor at the Urban Walks Festival. A series of guided walks over the course of the week will introduce you to the city’s history and cultural heritage, great food and vibrant urban character. As you walk through side streets, underground and even on the city's rooftops, you will get a sense of Maribor the way the locals experience it.
130 km from Ljubljana Airport
11. 5. – 16. 6. 2019 in Ljubljana
There's no need to visit a museum or art gallery to see this special exhibition: simply set off into the illuminated streets of Ljubljana and enjoy the spectrum of light that surrounds you. Through the production and presentation of the works included in the exhibition, the creators of Lighting Guerrilla aim to bring contemporary art closer to the general public by installing it in public spaces. An ideal opportunity to experience Ljubljana in a different light!
25 km from Ljubljana Airport
17.-19. 5. 2019 in Metlika
As spring slowly starts to take its leave, Metlika comes alive with the finest specialities of the Bela Krajina region. The Wine Spring is a festival of award-winning wines, local specialities and unique culture with a tradition dating back more than 30 years that attracts wine lovers both from Slovenia and abroad. Visit Metlika during the festival and experience the charm of Bela Krajina.
124 km from Ljubljana Airport
Three Hearts Marathon
18. 5. 2019 in Radenci
If you are a keen runner and enjoy sharing your passion with others, then the Three Hearts Marathon is the event for you. The hardiest among you can choose from among the five distances available, while everyone else can try the Three Hearts March or cheer on the youngest members of the family in the Children’s Run. Over the years, the event has gained an international character; not just because of the competitors, but also because of the route of the marathon, which crosses the border into Austria.
172 km from Ljubljana Airport
Portorose2 – Festival of Roses and Rosé
25. – 26. 5. 2019 in Portorož
Stroll through the flowering Rose Garden and enjoy a glass of rosé with a view of the sea. Portorose2 is a festival of roses, rosé wine and select gourmet specialities that attracts connoisseurs and lovers of all things rosy to Portorož at the end of May each year. Visitors can sample rose-themed treats to the gentle sounds of jazz or simply enjoy the bracing sea breeze.