Experiences on the Slovenian coast - Hoteli Bernardin
Summer events in BernardinWhat, when, where… Summer events.

What, when, where… Summer events?

Summer events in Bernardin


A fun daily programme for a true party on the beach with guided animation activities, prize games, salsa lessons, Wibit challenge… fun with Radio 1 and much more. Come join us on the beach in Bernardin.

Where & when?

Hotel Vile Park beach, Bernardin – every Saturday during summer (14.7., 21.7., 28.7., 4.8., 11.8.) from 14:00.


Italian melodies will awaken nostalgic memories, come and reminisce with us. Italian melos, the sea, the starry sky, a glass of great wine, you and your favourite company… the ingredients for an unforgettable summer party.

Where & when?

Laguna Bernardin, 14.8.2018, from 20:00.


In collaboration with Kino Bežigrad we’re organising a picnic on the beach. For the first time in Slovenia you can bring your picnic blanket and a basket full of goodies and watch the new Mamma mia 2! movie with your friends.

The schedule of picnics on the beach: 

- Mamma Mia 2! -  San Simon beach, Izola, 3rd August 2018, at 9:30 pm

- Mamma Mia 2! -  Hotel Vile Park beach, Bernardin, 4th August 2018, at 9:30 pm

- Poletje v školjki -  Hotel Vile Park beach, Bernardin, 5thAugust 2018, at 9:30 pm


Seaside afternoon activities: every day from 18:00 on the beach of Grand hotel Bernardin you can try hooping, stretching, yoga, nirvana technique or pilates on the beach.

Dance rhythms: every evening after 21:00 you can listen to great music and enjoy infinite views of the sea.

Evening events at Grand Garden, the most beautiful lounge bar on the Slovenian coast.

  • every Tuesday: charming guitar music
  • every Wednesday: Latino music
  • every Thursday: duet Evgen and Polona
  • every Saturday: music evening for every taste
  • every Sunday: classics with Lucienne Lončina

Salsa party: Get your salsa moves ready and enjoy the best cocktails in Portorož - every Friday in Tropic bar next to Grand hotel Bernardin. 

Summer events in Portorož & Piran

40th Piran music evenings – international festival of chamber music

Cloister of the St. Francis Minorite Monastery, Piran, 5.7. - 26.7.2018, at 21:00.

Every Thursday at 21.00 in the Cloister of the St. Francis Minorite Monastery, Piran

12.7.    SRĐAN BULATOVIĆ and DARKO NIKČEVIĆ, guitar duo

19.7.    BRIN BERNATOVIČ and DIANA GRUBIŠIĆ ĆIKOVIĆ, harp duo             

26.7.    MOIRA CAUZZO – violin and RICARDO ALÌ ALVAREZ – piano   

38. Festival Melodies of the ea and the sun (MMS) 

Melodies of the sea and the sun is a music festival inspired by coastal festivals. It has a long tradition, as it has been organised since 1978.

Bar Kapelca, 9.7. - 11.7.2018 at 21:00 - presentation: Laurylin & Jan Bogatič, Kalamari, Prifarski muzikanti, Swing Deal, Steffy, Ana Štokelj, Irena Vrčkovnik and MJAV, Klapa Semikantá, Manca Špik, The Plut Family, Mila, Proteus, Bogdan, Lea Sirk.

Final event: Amphitheatre Avditorij, Portorož, 14.7.2018, at 20:45. 

Weimar guitar quartet concert

Church of snowy Mary, Piran, 13.7.2018, at 21:00.

The princess’ descent from the bell tower of St. George’s church, Piran

Tartini square, Piran, 14.7.2018, at 21:00.

According to legend, St. George saved a princess from the ferocious dragon. This year the princess will descend from the bell tower to the square for the third time. The illuminated 150 m descent will start after 23:00.

7. Festival of children’s creativity »A GRAIN OF SALT« Piran 2018

Square of 1st May, Piran, 5.7. - 21.7.2018.

The detailed programme in available on the website.

Festival of wine and garlic

Nova vas, Dragonja, 14.7. - 15.7.2018.

The festival offers great wine, red Istrian garlic and other culinary delights. The villagers open their homesteads, display old traditions and offer their wine and local products. Culinary workshops are organised, there are guided visits of the village, church and bell tower, and in the evening we dance together at a typical feast. Free public transport is provided. For more info. 

Guided tour of Piran with food and wine tasting

July and August: every day at 19.00. Meeting point: Tartini square (behind the statue).

Information and bookings: +386 51 727 602 / feel.piran@gmail.com / www.piranwalkingtour.com 

Dino Merlin concert

Central beach in Portorož, 21.7.2018, at 21:00.

Tickets: http://www.eventim.si/si/

Severina concert

Portorož beach, 28.7.2018, at 21:00.

Tickets: http://www.eventim.si/si/

Photography exhibition Piran, beautiful as ever 

Piran, 28.6. - 1.10.2018.

An exhibition that shows the development of Piran through half a century.

Snakes exhibition in Piran

Trevisini palace Piran, 15.6. - 2.9.2018, every day from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 20.00. More info.

Crate your summer, July 2018

Central beach in Portorož, 1.7. - 31.7.2018, from 7:30.

Guided exercises, cinema on the beach, power latino dancing, free outdoor fitness, free beach library.


Town library of Piran, 2.7. - 31.7.2018

Exhibition of the mysterious Roman legacy.

Piran summer festival

Tartini square, Piran (in case of bad weather in Tartini theatre in Piran), 22.7. - 5.8.2018, at 21:00.

Musicals, concerts, ballet and dance performances for all generations. The detailed programme is available on the website.

Antiques, crafts and homemade produce fair

Tartini square, Piran, 28.4.2018, 26.5.2018, 23.6.2018, 28.7.2018, 25.8.2018, 22.9.2018, from 9:00 till 17:00.

The association ANBOT Piran organises an Antiques, crafts and homemade produce fair from 9.00 till 17.00.

*We reserve the right at any time and without notice or liability to make changes in event program. More about events.