Events in Český Krumlov in 2016


25 - 28.02.2017 

The old tradition of Shrove Tuesday folk festivals has been revived along with its typical Carnival featuring a

procession of colourful masks, street plays, conjurers, and musicians, as well as an abundant feast and dancing.

Magical Krumlov 

30.04 - 01.05.2017

For 2 days from 30th April to 1st May Svornosti Square is Square of Love. An afternoon for children with costume contest, games, attractions, Krumlov Fair presenting local organizations and festival, joint Maypole erection and lighting the pyre.

Rallye Český Krumlov

19 - 20. 5. 2017

The race track leads both contestants and spectators to interesting places of the region that otherwise remain concealed from many visitors. The start of the race as well as the winners' ceremony taking place in the vicinity of the historical centre are always a welcome spectacle among youths keen on roaring engines, and other fans.

Open-Air PHOTO festival 

07.06.2018 - 10.06.2018  

The Open – Air PHOTO festival will liven up the whole Český Krumlov. It has been designed for both general public and the experts. It will introduce the most interesting from the world of photography. It will offer the latest trends and meeting with Czech and International experts.


Five-Petalled Rose Celebrations

16.06.2017 - 18.06.2017 

The spirit of the Renaissance age is brought back to life for three days with the hubbub of jousts, craft fairs, medieval music, street plays, and fencing duels to culminate with the highlight of the festival.

Chamber Music Festival

23.06.2017 - 02.07.2017

Music Through the Ages, which offers excursions of the castle interiors with live music played on contemporary musical instruments. A true pearl for the festival visitors is the genuine 18th-century feast titled Baroque Night.

International Music Festival 

14.07.2017 - 05.08.2017

Music concerts of different genres from the 15th century up to the present. This is more than proved by renowned artists whose names have become associated with the festival and many of whom have returned to the festival repeatedly, such as singer Eva Urbanová, violinists Gabriela Demeterová and Pavel Šporcl, the American sopranos Renée Fleming and Alison Bolshoi, conductor Maxim Shostakovich, Argentinean tenor José Cura, and many others.

Krumlov Boating Marathon

06.10.2017 - 07.10.2017 

The river marathon, with the largest number of contestants in the Czech Republic.

The musical experience is emphasized by the magnificent Gothic interiors of the Cistercian Monastery.

Czech Royal Music Festival
Zlatá Koruna

New Year´s Eve


Whether you are looking for a quiet, unique location for celebration in the narrow circle of their relatives or the place where it lives and the fun is in full swing, head to Český Krumlov.

Revolving Auditorium

07.06.2017 - 09.09.2017

Robin Hood, Freischütz, Beauty and the Beast, Carmina Burana, Water Nymph, Three Musketeers, Henry the VIII’s Wives or the Poor (Future) King, and King of the Gypsies.

European Heritage Days (EHD)

08.09.2017 - 10.09.2017 

A unique and one-of-a-kind opportunity to see usually inaccessible places of major historical monuments and to become familiar with the processes involved in their conservation and restoration.

Wine Festival Český Krumlov

20.10.2017 - 25.11.2017 

St. Martin arrives on his white horse on the 11th day in November bringing the first snow but also first wine. This is the beginning of the Feast of St. Martin in Český Krumlov. Selected local restaurants will offer St. Martin´s wine, roast goose and other specialties.

Autumnal Recitals in Krumlov

01.11.2017 - 30.11.2017

Renaissance hall located in Vlašský dvůr in Panská Street will host a series of chamber concert on every Saturday in November.

Day without Barriers Český Krumlov


On this day, Český Krumlov is also open to all handicapped visitors. All stairs, whether at the castle or at its museums and galleries, seem to vanish from the town.

Festival of Baroque Arts

15.09.2017 - 17.09.2017

Sacral music echoes through the monastery church and the unique Baroque Castle Theatre becomes a stage for operas. Sacral music echoes through the monastery church and the unique Baroque Castle Theatre becomes a stage for operas.

Saint Wenceslas Celebrations

28.09.2017 - 01.10.2017 

In addition to being the patron saint of the lands of Bohemia, Saint Wenceslas is the patron saint of brewers and winemakers, which is commemorated by the traditional autumn festivities offering a cultural as well as a rich gourmet experience.

Advent and Christmas

01.12.2017 - 06.01.2018 

The Advent season is a time of cheerful gatherings, starting with the lifting of the Christmas tree, carols, treats given to children on St. Nicholas' Eve and letters written by children to Baby Jesus. On Advent weekends visitors can enjoy the old Bohemian Christmas fair offering punch and traditional Christmas cookies.