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Varaždin galleries, museums and theater prepare a number of appropriate and interesting events during Špancirfest.

Šetalište J. J. Strossmayera 3, tel. 042 658 773

Working hours of all museum departments during the festival are from 10 – 20h, except on Monday, when all venues are closed. Tickets according to the regular price list via –


OLD TOWN, Strossmayer Promenade – Permanent exhibition of the Cultural History Department and the “Mona Spiza” and “Pigmentarium” exhibitions.


HERZER PALACE, 10 Franjevački Square – Permanent exhibit of the Entomological Department “The World of Insects” and the exhibition “Dobar tek”.


SERMAGE PALACE, 3 M. Stančića Square – Permanent exhibition of the Art Gallery, “Croatian Masters of the 20th & 21st Centuries”.

Exhibition of works by Željko Prstec “The place where the world’s angels sleep” – every day from 10 – 21h

Take a photo in the Garden of Eden, every day from 17 – 20h, and at weekends from 10 – 12h and from 17 – 20h.

Dance of Angels – Varaždin majorettes, Sunday, 20 August at 20h and Sunday, 27 August at 20h.

Antonio Tkalec, author’s concert of spiritual music, Thursday, 24 August at 20h

Baruna Trenka street 44, Varaždin

Working hours of the museum during the festival are from 14 – 20h.

Permanent exhibition of the Croatian Firefighter’s Museum and the exhibition “SILVANUS” on the theme of forest fire protection.

Information and reservations at alternative times: 091/112-0013, [email protected]ž.

Watchtower of Old Town Varaždin

Members’ exhibition called Kunstzone – daily from 10 – 13h and from 16 – 20h

Otona Župančića 4

Working hours: from 9 – 12h and from 16 – 20h

Ljudevita Gaja street 13

Solo exhibition of Jurica Mihinjač “Success stories” is open for viewing every day from 17 – 20h.

Art workshops, Wednesday, 23 August and Thursday 24 August from 17:30h

I. Kukuljevića 10

Working hours:

Weekdays from 18 – 20h

Weekends from 10 – 12h

Exhibition by ceramist Smiljana Brezovec Meštrić “Black cloud, colourful rain”.

Workshop “Comics on clay tiles”, Tuesday, 22 August and Wednesday, 23 August from 18 – 19:30h.

Feel the energy with LaLuz Collective sharing a magical world of light and special electric vibes on the main city square with its light installations.

Varaždin artist Nikola Vudrag enriches Špancirfest Street Festival with impressive sculptures along the Vatroslav Jagić Promenade. More on

Take a photo at Kaufland Photo Point and win 500 euros!

Varaždin Old Town, 18.8. at 23h

Bring together the sounds of classical music, moments of light and lasers – you get this wonderful show that you shouldn’t miss!

Bard, 19.8.


Some of the best names including Jean-Marie Kone, GrooveTech, Pinta inDahause, Deega inviting you all to party in Bardo.


Varaždin Airport, 18 – 21.8.

Time for aerial acrobatics organized by the Varaždin Aeroclub, including performances by the “Wings of the Storm” and other amazing aerial surprises of this lively sports-military event during the first weekend of the festival.

Franciscan Monastery Atrium, 24.8.

This intriguing poetry session organized by the Rhythm of Thought Association presents poets, Frank Báez and Davor Šalat, along with music by Zlatko Kovačević Sax.

Who’s ready for a full 48 hours of metal and punk? Come to the mini-festival of the VŽ1776 Association in the Elephant Courtyard.

Aquacity, 25 – 27.8.

The second weekend of Špancirfest Is dedicated to the best of electronic music with DJ Du’ArT and other famous DJs.

Raise the pulse and treat yourself to the adrenaline stunts of BMX virtuoso Marin Ranteš, or perhaps basketball skills on the court of the Varaždin Basketball Club.

7 Franjevacki Square

Treat yourself to the best drops of Varaždin pumpkin oil and numerous products in the Palace Atrium, or perhaps try some of the Decanter-awarded wines. Equally, on 19.8. from 19h onwards expect a presentation of authentic national costumes. Head down to the basement of the palace and in the Visitor’s Centre, and absorb the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Varaždin County, presented in an attractive format using modern technologies.


You can explore the rich program of Špancirfest 2024. in the program booklet, which you can download here.

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