Plan your Croatia holiday and explore Dubrovnik’s cultural heritage by seeing traditionally held events at some of the remarkable venues such as Fort Lovrijenac, Stradun, Marin Držić Municipal Theatre, Rector’s Palace and Cathedral Treasury to name a few.

Adriatic Partner provides you with a closer look into the rich cultural heritage of Dubrovnik, once a rich Republic during the Renaissance era.  Recurring signature events such as Dubrovnik Summer Festival and William Shakespeare’s staged plays have positioned Dubrovnik as the City of Theatre and Arts.

Dubrovnik Summer Festival

This fabulous event brings the cultural spirit to life which has been cherished by the local community and guests from all corners of the globe for decades.  The open-air festival is recurring, as it takes place each July and August and includes performances of well-known music and stage productions set at compelling venues in the Old Town, such as Fort Lovrijenac, Sponza Palace, St. Jacob’s Church and Rector’s Palace.  The opening ceremony is an exceptional experience in its own and serves as a perfect prelude for a continuous world of art unfolding within the city walls.

The 74th Dubrovnik Summer Festival will officially open on July 10th, 2023. and will be broadcasted by the Croatian Radio and Television.

For more details on the opening ceremony, purchasing tickets online and the full list of daily performances, please see the official Dubrovnik Summer Festival web page

Upcoming & Within the Festival
  • July 21stFt. Lovrijenac: Premiere | William Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, or What You Will
  • August 2ndFt. Revelin: Ballet of Croatian National Theatre of Split – The Great Gatsby by Francis Scott Fitzgerald
  • August 2ndRector’s Palace: Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, by the Conductor Pavle Zajcev and cello player Nicolas Altstaedt

For a full list of Dubrovnik events in 2023, please read here


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