What is happening in Bratislava in July? Find our list of the best events, things to do in Bratislava in July. Festivals, food festivals, concerts, events for children and much more.
1. Summer Shakespeare Festival
2. HIP HOP ŽIJE
3. Anime Show & Game Expo Bratislava
4. INEKAFE Concert Bratislava
5. Dragon Days at Červený kameň
6. Knights at Devín
7. Japanese Day
8. Dulák Street Food Festival
9. LP in Bratislava
10. STUDIO 34 Bratislava
The Summer Shakespeare Festival will be held this year from July 5th to August 6th. You can enjoy live reanactment of the Hamlet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest and The Winter's Tale. The Summer Shakespeare Festival is a unique open-air theatre project that allows audiences to enjoy culture in the beautiful surroundings of the Bratislava Castle. Make sure to have a look at the programme to ensure you don't miss anything.
This month, The ‘Hip Hop Žije’ Festival, Slovakia's largest hip-hop event, will return to Bratislava for the ninth time. With top names from the Czech and Slovak Hip Hop scene as well as foreign names, you can anticipate enough entertainment for the whole weekend starting July 1st to July 3rd. To name a few, you can expect to see artists such as Kontrafakt, Separ, Majk Spirit, Samey Gleb and plenty others. This year's upbeat lineup will be enriched by special shows that will be both musical and visual in nature. Of course, there will be a rich accompanying programme. Come enjoy the one-of-a-kind atmosphere of this hip hop holiday!
The 15th international pop culture festival will focus on comics, anime, games, Japanese culture, KPOP, sci-fi, fantasy and horror. This festival features a diverse selection of lectures, workshops, competitions, new films, fantastic literature, music and art. It hosts writer meetings, book releases and of course various creative competitions. So, if you are intrested in any of the above, make plans to attend this month's Anime Show & Game Expo, which runs throughout July 1st and July 3rd.
INEKAFE is a favourite band of many Slovaks.We could talk endlessly about INEKAFE's 26-year history, 13 albums and countless hits that every Slovak knows. But the bottom line is that you can never go wrong with them. So come and start July with the atmosphere of the 90s and have fun at the INEKAFE concert on July 6 in Umelka.
This year's Dragon Days Festival, which will be held at the ‘Red Stone’ is a fantastic event for the whole family. Come and explore a world of dragons, fairies and brave knights where the most beautiful stories come to life. An original dragon story with a professional cast awaits you. In addition, a rich accompanying programme full of games and fun activities awaits you. The whole festival will be accompanied by a craft fair, where you will be able to buy various interesting handmade items that can decorate your home and delight your children.
Celebrate the beginning of the holidays with your little ones and take a peek into the Middle Ages with us! This unique fair called Knights on Devín hosts a rich accompanying program, fairy tales, swordsmen, dancers, tournaments, recitals and much more. Don't sit at home and become bored! Come and have fun and see this exceptional one-day medieval fair on Devín. The fair will also include horse rides for young and old, a bouncy castle and a plethora of other games where you can win fantastic prizes.
Already on the second of July you can look forward to the long-awaited Japanese Day, organised by the Japanese Embassy in Slovakia. Come and see the interesting programme which will start at 2 pm on the square in front of the Old Town Hall. You can look forward to: a traditional tea ceremony, a bonsai exhibition, demonstrations of traditional Japanese clothing as well as aikido a number of Japanese songs and a demonstration of traditional Japanese weapons. Don't hesitate to come and soak up Japanese culture on 2 July.
Would you like to have something good to eat? Would you like to enjoy a refreshing drink or a pint? If so, you can definitely count on the Street food at Dulák, which is definitely one of those places known to every person in Bratislava. This month, you can expect to find all sorts of delicious food there, from street food to traditional slovak cousine and farm products like bryndza, korbáčiky and sheep cheese. Did you just get hungry out of the blue too? 🙂
LP, a celebrated singer from the United States with a distinctive image and voice, will return to Bratislava. She has written hit songs for celebrities such as Rihanna, Celine Dion, Rita Ora, and Backstreet Boys. So, if you like her music and want to sing along to her hit songs like Lost on You or Girls Go. buy a ticket and come to the NTC Arena on June 12. Get prepared for a wonderful evening full of groovy music that´ll amaze you to your core. You will not be disappointed!
This July, another fantastic night awaits you at the Red Cat Cabaret. Their sophisticated and wacky boogie-woogie party show is inspired by the 1970s. The original and full-blooded live jukebox of singers and dancers at Red Cat Cabaret will play, sing, and dance their heart out and hopefully, you will be entertained. Their playlist includes 34 songs from legendary disco hits from the days of NYC's legendary STUDIO 54. So, make sure you´ll come to the Red Cat Cabaret and experience it for yourself!
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