Traditional events and festivals

Laško Guštfest

Old Laško town center,

Vabljeni na kulinarični potep v družbi vrhunskih chefov in ščep retro nostalgije v soboto, 19. 9., v starem mestnem jedru Laškega.

Pivo & Cvetje Festival

When: July What: Music concerts, exhibitions, etnographic events Where: 4 big outdoor stages and numerous other venues http://www.pivo-cvetje.si/en/ The biggest traditional tourist event in Slovenia attracts more than 75 thousand visitors every year. The people of Laško have been organising it in partnership with the Laško Brewery since 1964 and the exuberating festival days feature Več…

Homemade goods corner

When: Every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. What: Home-made treats and products Where: Town’s market in the centre Get to know the people responsible for authentic tastes and unique creativity. Selected providers of homemade produce and products, farmers, beekeepers, herbalists, cheese makers and craftsmen gather every Wednesday. Try out the products which have been Več…

Laško Fair

When: Every first Friday of the month What: Artisan craft and farm produce Where: Trubar embankment (Trubarjevo nabrežje) (riverside carpark) Farm produce, countryside goods, forged and potted products, wooden tools and other items attract locals and tourists to experience the unique feel of local trading traditions.

August Under the Stars

When: August What: Plays, concerts and movie screenings Where: Municipal courtyard (Občinsko dvorišče) and other location across town Summer evenings in Laško feature movie screenings, concerts, stand-up comedies, mono-comedies and other events under the starry night sky.

Festive Laško

When: December What: Festive events and outdoor venues Where: Various locations across town Magical snowflakes will invite you to the turning on of the Christmas lights, St. Nicholas’s fair, pre-Christmas children celebration, New Year’s concert of the Laško brass band, outdoor New Year’s celebration and numerous events in the Laško Cultural Centre. You will also Več…

Laško Carnival

When: Carnival Saturday, 7 weeks before Easter What: Street carnival Where:  Streets of Laško and Municipal courtyard (Občinsko dvorišče) On a carnival Saturday, we invite every mask, friendly and scary, small and big, crazy, cheerful and playful to the Carnival in Laško.

St. George’s Day – Jurjevanje

When: April What: Children’s walk and celebration at the municipal courtyard Say hello to spring with the traditional walk of Green George (Zeleni Jurij) and its companions, all wearing greenery and flowers.

Traditional Wedding

When: July, during Festival Pivo & Cvetje Laško What: Wedding ceremony complete with old customs and traditions Witness a traditional wedding and its local customs and traditions.

Feast of St. Martin

When: November What: Parish holiday dedicated to St. Martin Take part in the feast of St. Martin and its celebratory activities and visit the traditional St. Martin’s fair.

Jurklošter Nativity Scene Exhibition

When: December and January. What: Nativity scene exhibition Where: Jurklošter Carthusian Explore local creativity and traditions in a nativity scene exhibition held in the Jurklošter Carthusian monastery.

The blessing of horses

When: December, on St. Stephen’s day What: The blessing of horses Watch horse owners and riders receiving the blessing for good health of their horses in front of St. Martin’s church.

Hiking Laško trails 2019

If you enjoy hiking in the nature, recreation and good company, you are warmly invited to participate in the hiking campaign “Hiking Laško Trails”. On the organized hikes along the well-maintained and marked themed trails in the Laško municipality, we will explore the stories and beauties of the Laško area.

March’s hike to Šmohor

When: March, on Joseph’s Sunday or Sunday closest to 19th of March Length: 6,4 km in one direction Duration: 2-3 hours Hikers from the Laško are have been enjoying this semi-demanding trail since 1982. It all starts at 8am in front of the Debro fire station and finished at Šmohor cabin (784 m) where you Več…

Traditional mayday hike and gathering on Šmohor

When: 1st of May, International Worker’s Day Length: 6,4 km in one direction Duration: 2-3 hours with day-long celebrations   International Worker’s Day celebration on Šmohor attracts more than two-thousand visitors every year. A marching band provides the festive atmosphere while the children can enjoy organised games and animation.

Rečica loop mountain trail

When: Last Saturday in June Length: 34,4 km Duration: 10 – 14 hours   The celebration of Rečica village community’s holiday takes you on a hike past the peaks above the picturesque Rečica valley full of natural beauty. The peaks include Govško brdo (811 m), Baba (789 m), Ostri vrh (855 m), Kal (985 m), Več…