Last minute quick guide for summer in Zagreb

Summer in Zagreb is full of events and great outdoor fun. From open-air cinema in Upper Town, picnic in Maksimir park, August sales shopping, free concerts to swimming in lakes, clubbing and mornings at Zrinjevac park!

1. Catch a film under the stars in the Upper Town

Every day there is open-air screening at Gradec Summer Cinema in the Upper Town. It ‘s free of charge, but you must order a drink. Movies are in original language, without English subtitles.

Where: Catherine’s square-Gradec plato
When: every day at 21h until 04.09.
Tickets: free (with the purchase of a drink)
You can find more informations on www.ljetnokinogradec.com

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2. Soak up the summer in Maksimir park at Zagreb Picnic

At magnificent Maksimir park (medow by the Second lake) every Saturday enjoy in picnic feeling with lounge music, specialy made snacks and games. And grab a book in open-air library!

Where: Maksimir park
When: every Saturday from 10h-17h until the end of the summer
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.park-maksimir.hr

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3. Cool down at Zagreb Cathedral Organ Festival

In tranquility and coolness behind the walls of Zagreb Cathedral catch a classic gig at Zagreb Cathedral Organ Festival. Calm yourself down with sound of organ from 1855.

Where: Kaptol 31
When: 11.08., 18.08., 25.08., 08.09. and 15.09. at 20h
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.zagreb-cathedral.org

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4. Go shopping during the August sales

Shopping during August sales is great chance to snap up some bargains. Recommendation: Ilica and nearby streets plus big shopping centers like Avenue Mall, Arena Centar, West gate and City Center one.
You can find more informations on www.infozagreb.hr/lifestyle/kupovina/trgovacki-centri  and citypal.me/listing-category/local-businesses

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Photo: Dragan Matić/CROPIX

5. Take a stroll to Summer on Stross festivity

In summer months most romantic promenade in Upper Town turns into a stage for art instalations and nostalgic music. Free live concerts every day at 21h! Plus nice viewpoint!

Where: Strossmayer Promenade
When: every day at 21h until 04.09.
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.ljetonastrosu.com

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Photo: www.infozagreb.hr

6. Spend a morning at Zrinjevac Promenade concerts

Every Saturday morning enjoy in free outdoor concerts in cult Old Music Pavilion at Zrinjevac park. Waltzes, marches, musical numbers from operettas, jazz and evergreens…

Where: Zrinjevac park
When: every Saturday from 11h-13h until 02.10.
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.infozagreb.hr/dogadanja

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Photo: www.zagrebinfo.hr

7. Refresh yourself at Zagreb lakes and swimming pools

On several location in summer in Zagreb you can swim in lakes or pools. Jarun and Bundek lake are famous recreational points, as well as Mladost, Šalata, Utrina and Svetice swimming pools.

You can find more informations on www.infozagreb.hr/lifestyle/sport-i-rekreacija/rekreacijski-centri

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Photo: Luka Stanzl/PIXSELL

8. Chill out with movie in the shade of Cinema Europa

In beautiful old school Cinema Europa every Tuesday and Thursday screenings have English subtitles. Program: idependent contemporary films from all four corners of the world!

Where: Varšavska 3
When: every Tuesday and Thursday until 03.09.
Tickets: 25kn (3,5€)
You can find more informations on www.kinoeuropa.hr

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9. Check out what’s going on at Zagreb clubbing scene

In summer in Zagreb you can dance the night away in Zagreb clubs and bars until the wee hours. Recommendation: Opera Club (wed-sat), Alcatraz Bar (every day), Johann Franck (every day).

You can find more informations on citypal.me/listing-category/nightlife

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10. Dance hard every night at Dance Evenings Zrinjevac

This summer charming Zrinjevac park becomes open-air dance stage with live concerts in the evening. R’n’R, evergreens, swing, tango and salsa in most beautiful park in Zagreb!

Where: Zrinjevac park
When: 06.08-14.08 from 19h-23h
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.infozagreb.hr/dogadanja

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Photo: PR

11. Experience the holiness of Saint Mary of Remete feast

At Shrine of Saint Mary of Remete (northern slopes of Medvednica mountain) every Feast of Assumption of Mary there is a big traditional religious fete day. Full of pilgrims and special feeling!

Where: Ivana Česmičkog 1, Remete
When: 15.08. from 06h
Tickets: free
You can find more informations on www.zuparemete.net

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12. Go up to Medvednica mountain to catch some fresh air

Mount Medvednica (to locals known as Sljeme) provides summer outdoor activities just tram+bus ride or twenty minutes car drive from the center. Recommendation: dishes in mountain lodges!

You can find more informations on www.sljeme.hr

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