September Harvest Home Festival and Regional Harvest Festival
This is a permanent event on the festival calendar in our region. It is an opportunity to see arts and crafts and to taste the regional cuisine – the bread, meats, fish, cheese, fruits and vegetables, honey and sweets.
Castle Meetings “Let’s Sing Poetry”
The national Summer Castle Meetings “Let’s Sing Poetry” is a cyclical music event held since 1974 in the courtyard of the castle in Olsztyn. Since 2009 some of the events of the festival take place in the Old Town Square. During the Meetings, young performers sing poetry and compete for the title of the best. The grand finale is the prize winners’ concert. The event is held at the turn of June and July and organised by the Centre of Education and Cultural Initiatives in Olsztyn.
Nature Zone Travel Festival
“Nature Zone” travel festival events are all travel-related. The festival takes place annually in the middle of August from Friday to Sunday in the Old Town and in the Olsztyn Amphitheatre.
The Olsztyn Artistic Summer
The Olsztyn Artistic Summer is a popular cycle of cultural events in Olsztyn. It is held annually since 1996, always in the summer months from June till the middle of September.
The Christmas Fair organized in the capital of Warmia and Mazury has become a real tradition. Each year in December the Old Town Market in Olsztyn fills with stalls full of Christmas decorations, presents and delicacies to the accompaniment of a wonderful aroma of gingerbread. On 14 December, the Christmas Eve Fair is held in the open-air museum in Olsztynek.