Summer is over, but don’t worry: cool events will be part of Autumn in Ljubljana as well. Discover 6 super fun events which will happen in our favorite capital this October. It’s going to be a perfect mix of events for everyone. Coffee, food, music, art, sport and in general life lovers… This article is made for you. 😉 Enjoy reading and especially enjoy living in Ljubljana!
ARTish,10.2018 (Gornji trg square)
Dear art lovers, take a note! The ARTish festival, a selling exhibition of original works by Slovenian creators, is coming to Gornji trg square every Saturday in October. ARTish is a series of events where artists not only show their works, but also present their methods and ideas. The festival programme also includes free creative workshops for adults and children, theatre performances, music concerts and charity projects. Definitely a fun way to spend your Saturday!
2. Ljubljana Coffee Festival, 5.-6.10.2018 (City Museum of Ljubljana, Gosposka 15)
Ljubljana always had a vibrant coffee culture but in recent years the coffee scene in the Slovene capital has taken its game to the next level, with some superb new cafés and local artisanal roasters. So, It’s no surprise that this Autumn we will be able to see the launch of Ljubljana’s very own Coffee Festival! International coffee roasters together under one roof, sounds like a good idea, right? The two-day event will also include some of of the city’s best street food as well as local craft beers and cocktails.
3. Restaurant Week 2018, 12.-21.10.2018 (102 restaurants)
Restaurant Week returns to Slovenia this autumn, with 102 restaurants across the country participating in the largest nationwide culinary event of its kind! From 12-21 October special multi-course gourmet meals prepared by the very best Slovene chefs will be available for €18, giving locals foodies and interested visitors the chance to taste Slovene cuisine at its finest without doing major damage to their wallet.
4. Ólafur Arnalds concert, 13.10.2018 (Cankar Center, Prešernova cesta 10)
The most popular Icelandic musician next to Björk and Sigur Rós and one of the most influential pop music composers of the last decade is coming to Ljubljana! The first Slovenian appearance will feature a uniquely wired string quartet, a live drummer/percussionist and Ólafur’s playground of pianos and synthesisers.
5. The Ljubljana Marathon, 10.2018 (Streets of Ljubljana)
All running lovers attention, 28. of October is your day! Save the date and join the crowd on 23rd Ljubljana Marathon! The largest running event held in Slovenia is a perfect opportunity to discover the streets of Ljubljana in a very special way.
TINTA | Ljubljana Comics Festival 2018, 2.-4.10.2018 (various locations in Ljubljana)
October will again be coloured by comics! The Tinta comics festival will focus on the variety and breadth of contemporary comics creativity with a carefully curated selection of intriguing local and foreign guests and a diverse programme featuring exhibitions, lectures, talks, film screenings, a comics fair, storytelling and other events. The festival will take place from 2nd to 14th October at various locations in Ljubljana.