Events in Bansko

Events in Bansko

Bansko has a lot to offer throughout the whole year. You will be able to enjoy not only the beauty of the Pirin mountains but also many annual events.

Events in Bansko are always vibrant and dynamic. Enjoy the very best during your stay.

very year in August, Bansko gathers together some of the best Bulgarian and international jazz singers and musicians. The festival is already a tradition and is a magical centre for meeting and exchanging ideas with other jazz fans, making friends and having fun! At the end of August, Bansko is hosting a two-day Opera Festival. Classical music pieces together with opera are performed in the open air for the delight of the spirit in the magnificent scenery of the majestic Pirin Mountains.


13 May ⬌ Retro Car Parade
24-25 June ⬌ Three Mountains Hard Enduro - motorcycle race
25 June - 2 July ⬌ Bansko Nomad Fest
28 June - 2 July ⬌ Handicraft Fair
30 June - 3 October ⬌ Cultural Evenings "Traditions & Art program" - exhibitions, demonstrations and folklore performances
1 July ⬌ Concert by amateur ensembles from Bansko Municipality
8 July ⬌ Summer Opera Evening (The Csardas Princess)
14-15 July ⬌ Pirin Rock Evenings with Johnny Gioeli
21-22 July ⬌ Folk Fest
27-29 July ⬌ Summer cinema under the stars
5-12 August ⬌ Bansko Jazz Festival
18-19 August ⬌ Open-air cinema ("In the Heart of the Machine" and "Yellow Oleander")
25-26 August ⬌ Bansko Opera Festival ("The Barber of Seville" and "The Bodyguard" musical)
1-3 September ⬌ Culinary exhibition "Unique Bansko"
8-10 September ⬌ Pirin Ultra Marathon
22-26 November ⬌ Bansko Film Fest - International Festival of Mountaineering and Extreme Cinema