Last modified: April 19, 2022

Bulgaria Cultural Events Calendar

Bulgaria Cultural Events Calendar – a selection of cultural events in Bulgaria, with a focus on local festivals, folklore, opera, classical music, jazz and ballet.

Covid-19 pandemic changed cultural life and many events had been postponed or cancelled. Some festivals will take place, but with strict anti-Covid measures in place. Here is a list of events in the period March- November 2022.

26th Sofia International Film Festival10 – 31 March 2022Sofia
Master of Art І Film Festival07-28 April 2022Sofia
Orthodox Easter Day 24 April 2022 Throughout Bulgaria
6Fest Plovdiv 2022
IXth Street Art Fire Show Festival
28 April-02 May 2022Plovdiv
European Orchestra Festival 05 – 08 May 2022Plovdiv
One Dance Week Festival13 May – 05 June 2022Plovdiv
Young Wine Fest14 – 15 May 2022Plovdiv
Gabrovo Carnival21 May 2022Gabrovo
Rose Festival in Karlovo27 – 28 May 2022Karlovo
Rose Festival in Kazanlak04 – 05 June 2022Kazanlak
Opera Open19 June – 14 September 2022Plovdiv
Ennyoff’s Day Celebrations24 – 26 June 2022Etara open-air museum cl. Gabrovo
Ennyoff’s Day: Wild herbs Celebrations25 June 2022Karlovo
Varna Summer Music Festival25 JuneVarna
Wrong Fest Music Festival01 – 03 July 2022Plovdiv’s Rowing Canal
XVIII International Folklore Festival21 – 23 July 2022Kyustendil
XII Authentic Bulgarian Folklore Festival05 – 07 August 2022Koprivshtica
Opera Festival “Stage of the Ages” 09 July – 10 September 2022Veliko Tarnovo
Shake That Hill Festival 26 – 28 August 2022Plovdiv
Jazz Burgas Festival26 – 27 August 2022Burgas
Plovdiv Beer Fest01 – 06 September 2022Plovdiv
XVIII International Arts & Crafts Fair02 – 04 September 2022Etara open-air museum cl. Gabrovo
TheatAir Street Arts Festival 02 – 04 September 2022Plovdiv
Fish & Wine Festival09 – 11 September 2022Burgas
Love Swing Dance Festival22 – 25 September 2022Plovdiv
Young Wine Fest25 – 27 November 2022Plovdiv