Discover Interesting Carnival Events in Istria

In carnival time everyone can be whatever they want, from the beautiful princess, mighty lion, funny clown, strange alien to celebrity person well-known from the past or in the present time… We believe that there are many creative ideas for this most entertaining month of the year.

Visit Istria in carnival time and have a good time! You will enjoy the entertainment, dancing, laughter and joy, great music and many creative costumes. Don't forget to try the pastry and enjoy colourful carnival decorations.

Fifth season in Labin
Traditionally, on St. Anthony’s Day begins the craziest, so-called fifth season and the craziest season of the year. It's a start of the carnival rule as the carnival squad take over the town keys!
Along with the main carnival parade in Labin for adults and children, as well as numerous village carnival feasts across the Labin area, the carnival rule lasts until the burning of the carnival mascot.
Why wouldn't you participate in this year's carnival in Labin?

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Carnival parade in 3000-year-old town
Cheerful parade of the masquerade groups will bring unforgettable atmosphere as they go nearby the Amphitheatre in Pula.

Many carnival groups move through the town in a procession, cheering everyone on with music, songs, colourful costumes and imaginative vehicles. Pula’s Wind Orchestra and majorettes will lead the Carnival Parade.

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Carnival in the north of Istria
Carnival in Buzet is one of the most popular carnival events in the north of Istria. Carnival events and craziness are the reason why many carnival groups love to be a part of this event.

Each year, more than a thousand people participate in this carnival.
You still have time to prepare allegorical vehicles and costumes and participate in this unforgettable cheerful parade!