There are numerous events happening in Wroclaw all throughout the year. Some of the top picks for travelers include:

  • “PPA” Festival of Actor’s Song - March - It is an important annual, cultural event which features various musical and theater performances. Many famous artists appear on stage of  Capitol Music Theater. The winners start their long career here. Please pay attention to any Capitol Theater performances. Do not miss it -
  • “Jazz nad Odra”April - is a multi-day jazz event which is one of the favorite annual festivals having a great impact on jazz development. -
  • “Thanks Jimi”May 1st (with several exceptions) – Jimmi Hendrix's "Hey Joe" played collectively by volunteers from Poland and abroad to beat the Guinness Guitar World Record. The festival takes place on the Main Square. Join if you have a guitar or just come and see, and enjoy the atmosphere. -
  • “Festival of Good Beer” –  festival takes place every year on the second weekend of May in areas of the castle and the Park Leśnicki. The festival lasts for three days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). At the festival you can try hundreds of beers from dozens of small breweries in Europe.
  • “Musica Electronica Nova”May - “Festival, like an atom structure… interpretation / integration / interaction… sound, light, picture, move, dimension, and time… multi-layered structures… XX and XXI century electronic music point of view ” -

  • "BRAVE Festival" - June - Different cultures and different forms of art. Each year the main theme of the Festival is different. "Each edition of the festival focuses on a different aspect of either humanity, art or region of the world". -
  • “Non Sola Scripta  - Wroclaw Organ Summer" Church Organ Festival - June / July/ August – Performances of the best Polish and foreign organists. Concerts in churches -
  • “BuskerBus” International Street Art Festival - June / July – Festival that promotes free and independent artists -
  • “Wroclaw NonStop” Cultural Marathone – Summer - It is a ten-day-long international summer festival which offers insight look into a range of different local cultural experiences.
  • “Nowe Horyzonty “  New Horizons International Film Festival- July or August - Movies shown all around the city - in multiplexes, small cinemas and also open-air screenings on the city Main Square. -
  • “Wratislavia Cantans” International Oratory and Cantata Music Festival – September - is the most well-known of all events in the area. It has been taking place each September for nearly forty years. It is primarily a musical event but has other highlights as well. -

  • "Dialog" International Theatre Festival - October - One of the most important theatre festivals in Europe. Plays performed by actors and groups from various countries and cultures, in different languages. -
  • “One Actor Theater Performances  WROSTJA”November -

  • Wroclaw Christmas Market - last few days of November to December 24th - Traditional Christmas fair in the Main Square area. Wooden stalls with craft goods, Christmas ornaments and traditional regional food. There are also stalls with mulled wine. Open from 10 am to 8 pm. -


  • “Castle Party” - Gothic Music Festival - Bolkow - July – famous international festival, a must for those who love gothic sounds
  • The Summer Guitar Workshop KRZYŻOWA 2013 - Krzyżowa (near Świdnica) - July/August -  The event comprises individual lessons as well as group workshops in the scope of the classical guitar, jazz guitar, flamenco guitar and fingerstyle -

NOTE: there can be problems with accommodation during some of the festivals - you can try to find the accommodation in other cities i.e. Oława, Oleśnica, Legnica, Wałbrzych, Świdnica, Kłodzko, Jelenia Góra, Karpacz. 

Travelers can obtain more comprehensive information about these and other Wroclaw events at: