Bol – events worth attending


During the summer months Bol organizes a number of social events keeping in mind different tastes, and both the presentation and the introduction of Dalmatian style of living to visitors. If you prefer new experiences, you should definitely be a  part of the following events:

Bol cultural summer begins on the 21st of June with an opening concert „Zivo lito” where you can enjoy live music, raffles and local cuisine. In the peak of the season evenings of various professional or amateur theatre companies, renowned classical musicians, popular singers and traditional klapa singing are organized. Often a night-time walk spontaneously turns into an evening of dancing or singing. Bol Summer Festival ends with a concert "Adio lito" on the 22.09. with excellent cuisine and live music.

Our Lady of Snow - a traditional fiera, commemorated each year on the 5th of August and is one of the more popular local gatherings where along with fish, wine, and a musical program domestic and foreign residents relax and enjoy themselves.

01.07.-01.09. – pulling of the fishing nets on the beach Zlatni rat. Every Friday fishing net is being pulled out of the sea with great interest of swimmers.

Assumption -15.08. - a mass and a procession is being held in the Dominican convent, a pearl of Bol architecture, which attracts many tourists. While in the convent you can also visit the museum, which contains a rich collection of Bol history.

Fashion-HR - is organized every year in mid June. It is a fashion event that presents the summer collection of the best Croatian designers. Little glamour is always welcomed, and taking into account that the event takes place on the beach  Zlatni rat, you will surely have a good time.


Wind-surfing Competition – since Zlatni rat is also known as a surfing spot, every year surfing clubs located on the beach organise a competition in windsurfing. It is an event that attracts many tourists who want to experience this popular sport in person. The competition is open to all ages.


Blaca desert – traditional pilgrimage to the desert Blaca with many islanders and their guests that takes place every year on the first Saturday after the day of the Assumption.


For all lovers of engines and motorcycles there is an annual party in May Moto-party Gazul near Vidova Gora. Motorcyclists from all over the country and region gather in this relaxed atmosphere and enjoy concerts with rock n roll undertones, good food, drink and great company.

In the same pastoral village of Gazul in the end of May, an annual cattle fair takes place. Fair is equally popular among local residents and visitors of the island. All kinds of items of domestic production that are made in local households in a traditional way are presented. Many visitors visit the fair for its famous roast lamb specialties and an island specialty "vitalca."


Sumartin cultural summer 15.07.-15.08. - is held each summer and offers a wide variety of cultural repertoire. Concerts of classical music, popular artists, and amateur theatre companies are hired to perform and keep you entertained. The point of the festival is to offer a program interesting to all ages.

Another event that takes place in Sumartin is the local festivity of Our Lady of the Angels, which takes place on the second of August, where you can enjoy the anchovies, red wine and other domestic products with good company and good music.

Every year the beginning of summer is marked in Povlja with the celebration of St. John (24.6), who is also the saint patron of the settlement. With local music, food and hospitality of the people you will have a great time, so be sure to check it out if you're nearby.

Selce Cultural Summer takes place from 15.07.-15.08 and offers a diverse cultural program for children and adults. Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is held on the 16th of July and is popular among local residents. All kinds of Dalmatian specialties and local products are offered at the festivity, accompanied with fun games and good folk music.

St. Jerome festival in Pucisce takes place on 30.09. and also marks the end of the summer. Like any festival on the island even this is not without live music, good food and local drinks. This is certainly an appropriate way to say goodbye to summer.