Annual festival and events in Varna
International Music Festival “Varna Summer”
At the end of June and the beginning of July the festival gathers masterpiece events of Bulgarian and world music culture and various genres. A lot of artists with international prestige take part in its program.
International Theater Festival “Varna Summer”
It is one of the biggest and oldest international theater events in Bulgaria. Since 1993 its selection has gathered different artists and performers from Bulgaria and all over the world.
International Jazz Festival "Varna Summer"
Founded in 1992 it takes place annually in July featuring world-famous musicians from Bulgaria and abroad.
International Fair Arts and Crafts
Every year in August you could visit the biggest art and crafts exhibition in Varna. It usually takes place in the Sea Garden under the shadows of one of the oldest plane trees in Varna.
International Folklore Festival "Varna Summer"
Started in 1992, it takes place every year in the first week of August, on the scene of the Summer Teather and "Rakovina" scene in the Sea Garden and many other open-air stages and playgrounds around.
Book Fair "Alley of the Book"
In the beginning of August, the center of Varna turns into a fabulous book quarter.
Day of Varna - 15 August, Dormation of the Theotokis
The feast with a lot of concerts and events around the town.
International Film Festival Love Is Folly
Established in 1993 with competitive and festival program the event is the doyen of the international film festivals with address in Bulgaria. Now its program includes more than 90 film titles, film panoramas, awarded movies, cinematography works, retrospectives. Here you could meet some of the most popular Bulgarian artists and celebrities.
International Puppet Festival Golden Dolphin
The festival is held once in every three years, since 1972, in the beginning of October when the newest, the best and the most interesting of what is made on both Bulgarian and worldwide puppet stage could be seen.