In Romania, there are many popular events and festivals that take place throughout the year. These include city festivals, music concerts, theater performances, fairs, festivals, cultural events, sporting events, wine and food festivals and Christmas markets.

The best-known annual events include:

  • Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj-Napoca) (rom: (Festivalul International de Film Transilvania)
  • George Enescu Festival (Bucharest) (Music festival)
  • Sibiu International Theater Festival (Sibiu)
  • Electric Castle (Cluj-Napoca) (Music festival)
  • Astra Rock Festival (Sibiu) (music festival)
  • Festivalului Sighisoara Medievala (Sighisoara) (medieval festival)
  • International Light Festival (Bucharest) (light show)
  • Night of Museums (Bucharest) (rom: Noaptea Muzeelor)
  • Balkanik Festival (Bucharest) (Culture and music festival)
  • Gaudeamus Book Fair (Bucharest) (rum: Targul de Carte Gaudeamus)
  • Timfloralis (Timisoara) (flower festival)
  • Romanian Travel Fair (Bucharest) (rom: Targul de Turism al Romaniei)


Massif Festival Romania

From 14 to Sunday 17 March 2024, the popular ski resort Poiana...

The best-known annual events include:

  • Bucharest International Air Show (Bucharest)
  • Music Festival Usoara (Iasi) (rom: Festivalul de Muzica Usoara)
  • Medieval Festival (Iasi) (rom: Festivalul GETODAVA)
  • Traditional handicraft fair (Iasi) (rom: Targul Mestesugarilor)
  • Iasi Festival (Iasi) (rom: Sarbatorile Iasului)
  • Autumn Festival (Brasov) (rom: Festivalul Toamnei)
  • Brasov Marathon (Brasov)
  • Christmas Festival (Brasov) (rom: Festivalul Brasovul de Craciun)
  • Traditional handicraft fair (Brasov) (rom: Festivalul de arta traditionala si mestesuguri)
  • Untold Festival (Cluj-Napoca) (Music festival)
  • Day of Love (rom: Dragobete, each on February 24)
  • Hunedoara Castle Festival (Hunedoara) (rom: Festivalul medieval de la Castelul Corvinilor)

The variety of Christmas markets in Romania is huge. In many cities you will find traditional Christmas markets with mulled wine stalls, gift ideas, Christmas decorations and various food stalls.

Christmas Market Brasov

The best-known annual events include:

  • Cultural Festival (Brasov) (rom: Festivalul Tatiana Stepa)
  • Folk Music Festival (Sibiu) (rom: Festivalul internaţional de folclor Cantecele Muntilor)
  • Festival of Saxon Castles(Sibiu) (rom: Festivalul Medieval “Cetati Transilvane”)
  • International Street ART Festival (Sibiu)
  • Mamaia National Music Festival (Mamaia)
  • Constanta Maritime Days (Constanta) (rom: Ziua Marinei Romane)
  • Arad Open Air Festival (Arad) (Music-Festival)
  • Revolution Festival (Timisoara) (Music Festival)
  • Folk Festival (Galati) (rom: Festivalul Internaţional de Folclor “Doina Covurluiului”)
  • Fall Festival (Oradea) (rom: Festivalul Toamna Oradeana)
  • Theater Festival (Oradea) (rom: Festivalul International de Teatru Oradea)
  • Bran Castle Wine Festival (Bran) (Festivalul Vinului de la Bran)