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Events and Festivals

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Edirne's Events and Festivals

Edirne is an important destination for who want to celebrate some traditional festivals such as Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival, Kakava Hidirellez Festival, Trakya Fest, Band and Liver Festival, Spring Festival.

Entertaining Festivals

Edirne is a modern city where people who love to enjoy are living. Following is a guide to some festivals you can see in / around Edirne. Festival dates may change according to organizers.

Some of the most entertaining festivals in Edirne;

  • Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival
  • Kakava Hidirellez Festival
  • Trakya Music Fest
  • Edirne Spring Carnival
  • Band and Liver Festival
  • Clarinet Festival
  • Ipsala Rice Festival and Agriculture Fair
  • Enez Hunting and Fish Festival
  • Trakya University Spring Festival

Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling and Culture Festival

Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling and Culture Festival takes place between in the last days of June and in the first days of July. It is one of Turkey's most important sporting events, the world's longest continuously held sporting event. During the festival, you can enjoy the competitions, folk dance shows, exhibitions and fair organizations in Edirne.

Kakava Hidirellez Festival

Hidirellez is celebrated by Turkish communities, Christians and many other Mesopotamian and Anatolian cultures as it has roots deeper than Islam or Christianity. See for yourself the traditions and colours in the amazing city of Edirne celebrating Hidirellez.

Trakya Music Fest

Trakya Music Fest aims to bring together its guests with unlimited music and entertainment. Trakya Fest also promises to visitors a lovely beach festival, camping among the trees and cool waters to swim.

Events and Festivals in Edirne

Trakya Music Festival, Edirne