Romania's Festivals and Events

Calendar of 2016 events compiled by the RomaniaTourism. Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control dates of some events may change without notice.

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March 2016 Romania Events

March 28 – 29
Sighisoara, Sighisoara Blues Festival
(Festivalul de Blues Sighisoara)
www.blues-festival.ro

April 2016 Romania Events

April 4 - 10
Cluj,
International Short Film Festival "ClujShorts"
(Festivalul International de Film Scurt)
www.ClujShorts.ro

April 14 - 23
Bucharest,
Bucharest International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film – Bucuresti)
www.B-iff.ro

April 14 - 23
Craiova,
International Shakespeare Festival – Craiova
(Festivalul International Shakespeare – Craiova)
www.esfn.eu/festivals/international-shakespeare-festival-craiova

April 16 - 17
Sibiu,
Sibiu non-stop, All Around Theater Festival
(25 de Ore de Teatru non-stop la Sibiu)
E-mail
www.RespiraTeatru.ro

April 17
Cluj,
Cluj International Marathon 2015
(Marathonul International Cluj - Napoca)
www.Marathon-Cluj.ro

April 18 – 24
Bucharest, Nastase - Tiriac ATP Tennis Tournament
(Turneul de Tenis Nastase - Tiriac)
www.atpworldtour.com

April 22
Bucharest,
International Jazz Day 2016
(Ziua Internationala a Jazz-ului 2016)
www.jazzday.ro

April 22
Targu Mures,
International Jazz Day 2016
(Ziua Internationala a Jazz-ului 2016)
www.jazzday.ro

April 22
Sibiu,
International Jazz Day 2016
(Ziua Internationala a Jazz-ului 2016)
www.jazzday.ro

April 22
Cluj Napoca,
International Jazz Day 2016
(Ziua Internationala a Jazz-ului 2016)
www.jazzday.ro

April 23
Brasov,
Brasov Marathon
(Marathonul Brasov)
www.BrasovMarathon.ro

April 22 – 24
Timisoara,
International Wine Expo
(Salonul International de Vinuri VinVest)
www.vinvest.ro

April 24
Vupar, – Sibiu county
Sibiu Annual Ovine Fair
(Bursa de Ovine Eco)
E-mail

May 2016 Romania Events

May 8
Boita – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Mandre Plaiuri Boicene"
(Festivalul de folclor "Mandre Plaiuri Boicene")
More Info

May 10
Bucharest,
King's Marathon
(Maratonul Regal)
www.corporeanima.ro

May 12 - 21
Bucharest,
EuropaFest 2016 
(Jazz, Blues, Pop and Classic meet in Bucharest !)
www.JMEvents.ro

May 14 / 15
Bucharest and other main cities in Romania,
Museums Night
(Noaptea Alba a Muzeelor)
www.noapteamuzeelor.ro

May 14 - 21
Bucharest,
Bucharest International Jazz Competition 
(Festivalul International de Jazz Bucuresti)
www.JazzCompetition.ro

May 14 - 21
Bucharest,
Jeunesses International Piano Competition Dinu Lipatti
(Festivalul International de Pian Dinu Lipatti)
www.JMEvents.ro

May 23 – 29
Sibiu,
Sibiu Jazz Festival
(Festivalul International de Jazz - Sibiu 2016)
E-mail
www.SibiuJazz.ro

May 26 - 29
Sighisoara,
International Vampire Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film Vampiric)
www.ivfaf.com

May 27 - June 5
Cluj,
Transylvania International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film Transilvania )
www.tiff.ro/en

June 2016 Romania Events

May 27 - June 5
Cluj,
Transylvania International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film Transilvania )
www.tiff.ro/en

June 9 - 12
Slobozia,
International Folklore Festival 'Wild Flowers of Baragan'
(Festivalul International de Folclor 'Floare de pe Baragan')
www.FloareDePeBaragan.ro

June 10 - 19
Sibiu,
Sibiu International Theater Festival
(Festivalul International de Teatru)
www.SibFest.ro

June 19
Sadu – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Sadule, Gradina Mandra"
(Festivalul de folclor "Sadule Gradina Mandra")
More Info

June 19
Sebesu de Jos – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Hora de la Rusca"
(Festivalul de folclor "Hora de la Rusca")
More Info

June 19 - 20
Boita – Sibiu county,
Boita Annual Homecoming Festival (Country-Fair and Folklore Shows)
(Zilele Culturale si Intalnirea Fiilor Satului)
More Info

June 24
Alba Iulia,
International Romanian Blouse "Ia" Day
(Ziua Mondiala a Iei - Sânzâienele)
More Info

June 24 - 26
Sirnea – Fundata (Bran),
Shepherds' Milk Fair - traditional event that reunites shepherds in Brasov county (Food and Folklore)
(Festivalul Anual "Masuratul Laptelui")

June 29 – July 3
Oradea,
Oradea Medieval Festival
(Zilele Cetatii Oradea 2016)
E-mail
www.Oradea.Travel

June 30 – July 3
Cisnadie – Sibiu county,
Cisnadie Music Festival "Airfield"
(Festivalul Airfield Cisnadie)
More Info

June 30 – July 3
Rădăuţi - Suceava county,
International Festival of Traditions and Folklore ”Arcanul”
(Festivalul Internaţional de Folclor ”Arcanul”)
More Info

July 2016 Romania Events

July 2 - 3
Gura Raului – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "The Mountain Peony"
(Festivalul de folclor "Bujorul de Munte")
More Info

July 4 - 10
Sibiu
International Piano Festival "Carl Fieltsch"
(Festivalul-Concurs Internațional de Interpretare Pianistică și Compoziție "Carl Fieltsch")
More Info

July 6 - 10
Timisoara,
International Folklore Festival “Festivalul Inimilor”
(Festivalul International de Folclor 'Festivalul Inimilor')
More Info

July 7 - 11
Garana (Resita),
Garana International Jazz Festival
(Festivalul de Jazz Garana)

www.garana-jazz.ro

July 9 - 10
Avrig – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Flowers of the Olt River"
(Festivalul de folclor "Florile Oltului")
More Info

July 14 - 17
Botinda – Banffy Castle - Cluj Napoca,
Electric Castle Pop & Rock Music Festival Festival
(Festivalul de muzica electronica “Electric Castle”)
www.ElectricCastle.ro

July 15 - 20
Deva,
Opera Nights at Magna Curia Palace
(Festivalul Opera Nights – Deva)
www.OperaNights.ro

July 16 - 17
Avram Iancu - Alba county,
Maidens' Fair, annual celebration of century-old matchmaking festival (Folklore)
(Targul de Fete de pe Muntele Gaina)
More Info

July 28 – 31
Sibiu,
'ARTmania' Music Festival
(Festivalul ARTmania 2016)
ArtManiaFestival.ro

July 30 - 31
Jina – Sibiu county,
Traditional Music and Dance Festival "Sus pe Muntele din Jina"
(Festivalul de folclor "Sus pe Muntele din Jina")
More Info

August 2016 Romania Events

August 5 - 7
Brasov,
Transylvania Tango Marathon
( Marathon-ul Tango Transylvania)
E-mail

August 6
Miercurea Ciuc,
Miercurea Ciuc Potato Festival
(Festivalul Cartofului – Miercurea Ciuc)
E-mail

August 6 - 7
Saliste – Sibiu county,
Town of Saliste Festival (Folklore)
(Zilele Culturale ale Orasului Saliste)
More Info

August 7
Miercurea Ciuc - Tusnad,
Szekely Marathon “Apemin”
(Marathonul Secuiesc “Apemin”)
E-mail

August 8 - 9
Mosna – Sibiu county,
Cabbage Festival (Gastronomy)
(Festivalul Verzei)
More Info

August 10 - 15
Fiser - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Rupea - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Saschiz - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)<
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Viscri - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Roades - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Crit - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Cloasterf - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 10 - 15
Mesendorf - Transylvania,
Oat Country “Haferland” Transylvanian Saxons Festival
(Saptamana Haferland)
www.Haferland.ro

August 15 - 21
Sapanta,
The Long Road to the Merry Cemetery
(Drumul lung spre cimitirul vesel)
E-mail
www.DrumulLung.ro

August 12 - 22
Gura Raului – Sibiu county,
Gura Raului Music and Visual Arts Festival"GRAF – Art"
(Festivalul de Muzica si Arte Vizuale "GRAF – Art")
More Info
www.Graf-Art.org

August 18 - 20
Sibiu,
Sibiu Rally Challenge
(Raliul Sibiului)
www.raliulsibiului.ro

August 19
Prislop Pass, Borșa - Maramureș,
Traditional Music and Customs Festival "Dance at Prislop" (Folklore)
(Festivalul folcloric "Hora la Prislop")
More Info

August 20 - 21
Botiza (Maramureș),
Festival of Traditional Costumes and Dance
(Festivalul folcloric ”Pântru mândra Mandra din Botiza”)
More Info

August 20 - 21
Sighetu Marmatiei,
Folk Music Festival “Edelweis”
(Festivalul de Muzica Folk “Floarea de Colt”)
E-mail

August 21
Prislop Pass, Borșa - Maramureș,
Traditional Music and Customs Festival "Dance at Prislop" (Folklore)
(Festivalul folcloric "Hora la Prislop")
More Info

August 21
Ocna Sugatag (Maramures),
Festival of Goulash (Beef Stew with Paprika) and Plum Brandy
(Festivalul Gulasului)
More Info

August 26 - 28
Sibiu
Medieval Festival of Transylvanian Citadels
(Festivalul Medieval "Cetati Transilvane" - 2016)
More Info
www.fmct.ro

August 26 - 28
Sibiu – "Parcul sub Arini" Park
Open-Air Music Festival "Focus"
(Festivalul de Muzica, in aer liber, "Focus")
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Sibiu
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Sighisoara
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Cluj – Napoca
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Brasov
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 27 - 28
Rasinari – Sibiu county,
Cheese and Brandy Festival (Gastronomy)
(Festivalul Branzei si al Tuicii)
More Info

August 28
Cernești (Maramureș),
Maramureș Apiarists (Beekepers) Festival
(Festivalul Stuparilor)
More Info

September 2016 Romania Events

August 26 – September 11
Sibiu
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Sighisoara
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Cluj – Napoca
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

August 26 – September 11
Brasov
Transylvania Gastronomy Festival
(Festivalul Transilvania Gastronomica)
More Info

September 1 - 11
Brasov,
Brasov OktoberFest 2016
www.OktoberfestRomania.ro/

September 2 - 3
Fundata – Brasov county,
Shepherds' Autumn Festival (Folklore)
(Festivalul Nedeia Muntilor)
More Info

September 3 - 4
Sibiu,
Sibiu Potters’ Fair
(Târgul Olarilor)
E-mail/>www.TraditiiSibiene.ro

September 12 - 30
Sibiu,
Sibiu Opera Festival
(Festivalul de Opera - Sibiu)
E-mail
www.FilarmonicaSibiu.ro

September 19 - 25
Bucharest,
Bucharest, open air, Jazz Festival
(Festivalul de Jazz - Bucuresti)
E-mail

September 23 – October 2
Sibiu,
Sibiu Annual Harvest Festival “CibinFest”
(Festivalul Toamnei la Sibiu “Cibin Fest”)
E-mail
www.CibinFest.ro

September 24 - 25
Bran – Brasov county,
Bran Annual Cheese and Cured Mutton Festival "Ravasitul Oilor" marking shepherds' return from the alpine transhumance (Food and Folklore)
(Festivalul Ravasitul Oilor)
More Info

September 29 – October 10
Timisoara,
Timisoara OktoberFest 2016
www.OktoberfestRomania.ro/

September – exact dates TBA
Tismana – Gorj county,
Tismana Chestnut Festival
(Festivalul Castanelor – Tismana)
More Info

October 2016 Romania Events

October 1 - 2
Plescoi – Buzau county,
'Plescoi' Sausage Annual Festival
(Festivalul Carnatilor de Plescoi)
More Info

October 17 - 23
Sibiu,
ASTRA International Film Festival
(Festivalul International de Film ASTRA)
www.AstraFilm.ro

October 24 - 31
Sibiu
International Classical Music Festival "Clara Haskil"
(Festivalul International de Muzica Clasica "Clara Haskil")
More Infowww.ClaraHaskil.ro

November 2016 Romania Events

December 2016 Romania Events

November 18 – December 31
Sibiu,
Sibiu Christmas Market
(Târgul de Crăciun din Sibiu)
E-mailwww.TarguldeVraciun.ro