What’s on in Slovenia in April? Check out our favourite April events!


Entering April, the month of diverse and exciting cultural events that will captivate both domestic and foreign visitors. Ljubljana, as a vibrant capital, is gearing up for the highlights of its cultural offerings, ranging from world-renowned operas, ballets, and classical music performances to contemporary concerts, exhibitions, and everything in between.

In April, we highlight the following events:

Music and Performances:

April will resound with excellent concerts, including:

  • April 19 – Pure Oldies Goldies at Club Cvetličarna
  • April 26 – Balkan Boys at Rock Hall in Ljubljana Castle
  • Until April 27 – Orto Fest at Orto Bar

Theatre, Opera, Ballet, Dance, and Film:

Highlights in this field include:

  • April 7 – What Ever Happened to Bette Davis and Joan Crawford? at Cankarjev dom
  • April 18 – Night of Slovenian Composers at Slavko Osterc Hall, Slovenian Philharmonic
  • April 20 – Big Band RTV Slovenia & Carmen Bradford at Linhart Hall, Cankarjev dom
  • April 20 – The Blues Brothers – Gallus Hall, Cankarjev dom


Exhibitions in April include:

  • From February 28 onwards – Maria Lassnig: Drawings and Paintings at Cankarjev dom
  • Until April 21 – Banksy in Ljubljana on Čopova Street
  • Until June 2 – Happiness and Joy in the Photographs of Marjan Ciglič at Ljubljana Castle
  • Until August 18 – Maria Lassnig: Drawings and Paintings at Cankarjev dom
  • Man and Time (New Permanent Exhibition) at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum

Children’s Events:

Special events for children include:

  • April 5 – Beaver Festival: Poisonous Heroics at Ljubljana Castle
  • April 9 – Musical Animal Kingdom at Cankarjev dom
  • April 20 – Honey and Piglets at the Puppet Theatre and Puppet Museum

Other events:

Other interesting events in April:

Open Kitchen returns to Pogačar Square!

Open Kitchen is back! Every Friday at Pogačar Square!

  • April 14 – 18 – Exhibition of Easter Eggs at St. George’s Chapel at Ljubljana Castle
  • April 19 – 21 – Slovenian Open Swing Dance Weekend at Hotel Austria Trend
  • April 23 – Open Day at the Castle Vineyard at Ljubljana Castle