Renaissance Festival in Koprivnica, Croatia
20 – 23 August 2020
20 – 23 August 2020
This historical Renaissance Festival is a great showcase of late middle Ages historical facts.
It is mixed with the originality of the city Koprivnica, Podravina area and Croatia, manifested through knight games, music and crafts, famous for the area at that time.
The festival is a true story of the development of the European identity of the city and the region throughout history..
Today it gathers renaissance festival participants from almost 10 European countries.
Koprivnica old town is a silent and mystical witness of past time that hides interesting secrets, way of life, wars and trade of the local people back then.
The Renaissance Festival is the biggest festival related to the past in this area of Europe and describes events from the 15th and 16th century.
1000 originally costumed participants from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Russia and Poland will make outstanding performances during this days.
Knights, food, middle ages crafts and entertainers – you’ll find them all in Koprivnica in August.
Programme starts in 11am in the city centre from where participants and guests are heading to the bastion that is surrounded with medieval tents, devices, tools, camps and the entire sight is just magnificent.
The food is another great feature of the festival. Old recipes that chefs will make on the spot are something you definitely won’t forget.
Among the other, meals made of nettle will have the special place as the city itself got its name based on this plant (Kopriva in Croatian stands for a nettle).
This 4-day event is annually visited by 50.000 visitors, and year after year this number rises.
Near the locality of the festival is a huge parking area which is great for all who are planning to come by car.
The festival takes place in the center of the city, so you’re able to see other great things besides the festival that Koprivnica city is offering.