The happy carnival season is traditionally closed by the carnival parade full of drummers, stilt walkers, folklorists, majorettes and theatre artists. Make sure not to miss the children`s carnival and the fair with folk art products and carnival food specialities.
Pedestrian zone, Svätopluk's Square
Nitra Music Spring
The heart and the soul of the acute listeners not only from Nitra are pleased by the spring series of classical music concerts presented by both Slovak and foreign performers and ensembles. You are warmly invited to enjoy the exceptional musical experience of this spring.
Spring traditions. Celebretion of Spring
Traditions of saying goodbye to the winter and welcoming the spring are the inseparable part of the Slovak folk culture. Join the feast of the arrival of spring full of folk songs and the tradition of burning or drowning Morena as the symbol of death and winter.
Pedestrian zone, Svätopluk's Square
International Organ Festival
Presentation of the beauty of organ music performed by the renowned local and foreign artists.
St. Ladislav's Piarist Church
Evangelical Church of the Holy Spirit in Nitra
Night of Museums and Galleries
A look into mysterious spaces of museums and galleries with their unique atmosphere at night and with interesting tours guided by our valuable guests and guides.
Nitra Gallery,NitraMuseum, Slovak Agricultural Museum, Synagogue
Night of Churches
A unique opportunity to visit not only churches and chapels, but also cloisters, cloistral yards, crypts, towers, curies and other interesting places in the atmosphere of night.
Churches in Nitra
Festival Stretnutie, setkání, spotkanie, találkozás
The festival organized by the Old Theatre of Karol Spišák in Nitra provides space for university students, professional actors, alternative theatre groups and theatres and theatre companies from the V4 countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
Old Theatre of Karol Spišák in Nitra
Nitra City Marketplace
Medieval Summer at the Nitra Castle
Touch the history and come back to the medieval times of the Nitra Castle. In the Diocesan Museum, you will meet a medieval monk who will inform you about the medieval education, techniques of memorising, ways of teaching how to write a Glagolitic script and much more. In the Vazul Tower, a Great Moravian magnifico will show you various historical weapons and clothing accessories. You will discover their function and historical context of their origin and development. You will enjoy the medieval atmosphere together with live music of that time in the courtyard of the Nitra Castle. In the end you will get very intensive aesthetic and spiritual experience.
Opening of the cultural summer and the tourist season
Strawberry Nitra, International Festival of Drums and Percussions Drumpoint Slovakia, Gastrofestival, Dancing Nitra
Within Gastrofestival you will have the opportunity to taste regional specialities, strawberry and chocolate delicacies.
Sister Cities Days
Event, which presents Nitra`s sister cities through music, film, dance, good food and wine. In the alley near the Synagogue, our foreign friends will introduce their specific culture and in selected restaurants and bars you will have the opportunity to taste their traditional food and drinks.
Nitra Cultural Summer
Long summer days bring pleasant feelings of well-deserved relax, ease and doing nothing. Popular Sunday afternoons in the City Park on Sihoť with fairy tales for children, musical melodies and drum workshops, various musical evenings and concerts in the Synagogue and the Amphitheatre, or programs in the city parts as the fair of Klokočina and Chrenová or the so-called Ohnivák of Janíkovce offer many possibilities to spend a nice summer time.
City Park on Sihoť, Pedestrian zone, Amphitheatre, city parts
In the St. Ladislav's Piarist Church you will hear the gems of sacral music performed by the prominent vocal and instrumental performers.
Nitra, dear Nitra...
Pribina´s and Cyril-Methodian Celebrations
The celebrations of Sts. Cyril and Methodius represent the time of rest and contemplation not only for Nitra, but for the whole Slovakia. The event includes solemn masses and the Cyril-Methodian pilgrimage, exhibitions, concerts of classical and popular music, conferences, workshops, parades, literary competitions and the traditional fair with craftsmen, art products and Slovak food specialities.
Svätopluk's Square and Pedestrian zone,Nitra Museum, Synagogue,NitraCastle and Castle area
Rediscovery of the tradition of harvest festival during the exhibition on Agrokomplex in Nitra with its rich cultural program, opening of the Agricultural Museum with the offer of products of adventure tourism and harvest fair.
European Heritage Days
The event's main goal is to present the spiritual heritage by sightseeing tours, spiritual meetings, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, workshops. In Nitra, there are more than 80 national cultural monuments, Town Conservation Reserve with the protected area and many landmarks. City surroundings and Nitra itself will reveal several important archaeological sites in Slovakia.
Nitra and its surroundings
International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra
The largest theatre festival in Slovakia is a selective, non-competitive presentation of various styles and types of performing arts. It is focused on the drama, but open and susceptible to music, dance, puppet and visual theatre as well. The festival presents mainly non-traditional, innovative and controversial works of young European artists. Today it is regarded as one of the significant events in the European context.
Theatre of Andrej Bagar
Svätopluk's Square, Pedestrian zone
World Tourism Day
This day will be enriched by the lectures of travellers about interesting and exotic destinations and various cultures in relation to Slovakia. The main aim is to create touristic atmosphere in pleasant environment with interesting guests and unforgettable experiences. You can also take part in “The Best Souvenir” competition.
Nitra Musical Autumns
During rainy autumn days, all music fans are pleased with quality music of various genres from classical music, through jazz and swing to contemporary musical forms.
Synagogue in Nitra
With the smell of punch and Christmas goodies, Nitra's Christmas town full of carols, Christmas songs and varied program opens its gates to all people of good will.
Svätopluk's Square, Synagogue
St. Ladislav's Piarist Church