Advent in Rovinj - Christmas by the Sea

Sail with us in the Advent edition of the traditional wooden batana boat, exploring the history and heritage all the way to modern Rovinj. Discover local Istrian flavours through specially designed Advent menus, accompanied by plenty of good music, entertainment and festive holiday moments for everyone.

St. Euphemia church

From 26.11. a life-size nativity scene, the work of the Christian Community of Rovinj, headed by the professor of fine arts mag. Toni Žufić and his students, together with other volunteers from Rovinj.

M. Tito square

27.11. at 5 p.m. Lighting of the Advent candle on the Advent wreath woven around the fountain.

09.12. - 08.01. Christmas huts with traditional Istrian food and drinks on the main square.

Music and entertainment with live concerts and DJ performances:

09.12. Vatra
10.12. Funbox
11.12. Gig savers
12.12. Sugar Notes
13.12. DJ Žujo
14.12. Do Caramai
15.12. Duo Evolution
16.12. Trio Terzić
17.12. Blues brajders
18.12. Jet moon
19.12. Gordan Gregurović
20.12. Viecia Ruveigno
21.12. Radna akcija
22.12. Klapa Valdibora
23.12. Le Monde
24.12. David Temelkov
25.12. Music (K)nights
26.12. Alen Vitasović
27.12. DJ SoChick
28.12. DJ Fusion

New Year’s Eve programme:


30.12. at 08:30 p.m. DJ ROZA / at 10:00 p.m. OPĆA OPASNOST

31.12. at 08:30 p.m. DJ FOR SHURE / at 10:15 p.m. TONY CETINSKI / at 00:00 a.m. LASER SHOW / at 00:15 a.m. ATOMSKO SKLONIŠTE

Lungomare Plaza

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • Christmas huts offering Istrian delicacies
  • Entertainment and music programme: dance, orchestral and DJ performances
  • Entertainment and animation for children in the playroom next to the Primi Terreni Restaurant
  • Restaurants:
    • Primi Terreni
      • Istrian wine and rakija brandy tasting
      • Unique selection of hot cocktails
      • Grill
      • Cromaris fish grill
      • Creative Christmas menu
    • Katarina’s Patisserie
      • Special offer of Christmas cakes and biscuits
      • Speciality tea collection
      • Unique selection of hot cocktails
      • Christmas cicchetti
    • Agli Amici – fine dining

Hotel Lone

From 03.12. every Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.:

Advent food and drinks, concerts and DJ performances.

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