Fairs | Festivals

There are many interesting fairs in Belgrade, most of them happening at the Belgrade Fair or “Beogradski Sajam”, a large expo center on the bank of the Sava river. Thematic fairs happen all year round and here are just few that could be interesting to tourists:

Belgrade fair events:

Tourism fair18.02.2016 – 21.02.2016
Belgrade Tourism Fair is the largest tourism event in Serbia and Southeast Europe. Last year more than 1031 exhibitors featured their offers at the Tourism Fair and the number of visitors exceeded 62000. There were also 290 international exhibitors from 53 countries.
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Wine fair18.02.2016 – 21.02.2016
Great place to get to know the local wine culture. Domestic and regional wine producers, wine cellars, wine houses and distributors, vinification and vine growing equipment. Even though its main focus is on wine, you will also get a chance to taste some local brandy – rakija, as certain exhibitors have it in their offer.
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Cat and dog exhibition
05.03.2016 and 06.03.2016
Perfect for animal lovers, two one day exhibitions, happening one after another.
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International motorbike fair
17.03.2016 – 23.03.2016.
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Nautics, hunt and fishing
30.03.2016 – 03.04.2016.
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Cosmetics, hair care, esthetics and health
One of the three largest fairs in Europe
09.04.2016 – 10.04.2016.
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Gaming fair
Everything about gaming – latest equipment, software and services.
24.05.2016 – 25.05.2016
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Book fair23.10.2016 – 30.10.2016
One of the most important cultural events in Serbia and this part of the world. With more than 60 years of existence it is one of the best known fairs in the country. Even though majority of the books is in Serbian, you will be able to find editions in various other languages as well.
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Ethno food and drink fair
23.11.2016 – 26.11.2016
Name says it all. This is your chance to indulge in local gastronomy.
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Other events:

Rakija fest
December – (This festival changes location. Will be updated soon for 2016.)
Perfect opportunity to try best rakija Serbia has to offer, besides the home-made one of course. You can meet the exhibitors and also get a chance to learn something about rakija making process.


Festivals

Belgrade Dance Festival
March 19. – April 10. Various locations
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Resonate – New Media Festival
April 12. – 16. – Various locations
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World Music Festival Todo Mundo
April 19.- 24. Various locations
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Supernatural
23.04. Hajdučka česma, Košutnjak
Supernatural is much more than a music festival. The main idea is to connect and educate people about ecology, health and environmentalism. You can find out more on their official page.
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Belgrade Calling 2016
June 22. – 23. Tašmajdan Stadium
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Beer fest
August 17.-21.
With over 500.000 visitors, beer fest is one of the biggest beer festivals in Southeastern Europe. Wide selection of domestic and foreign beer, live music and free entrance are the trademarks of this festival. For the map and band line up check out their official web page.


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