The day of Samobor celebrates the day when King Bela IV. on 1242. donated to Samobor the Charter of the Free Royal Market, and is officially celebrated on the third Saturday in October. So this Saturday, Samobor celebrates it’s 777th birthday.
The birthday party has been going on during this week and is full of sports, cultural and entertainment facilities, with the culmination of the celebration expected on Saturday, October 19. At the very beginning of the day, the oldest City Music in Croatia will awaken you with music, followed by a tribute to fallen veterans and a 2nd parade of the Croatian Army.
Samobor is also known as a gastronomic destination, so all visitors will enjoy the 9th Festival of slow cooking cookout - autochthonous Samobor gastronomic delicacy, tasting of wine and mushroom pots and recipes from ancient times. The main goal of this gastro program, which is an indispensable part of the celebration of the Samobor Day, is to preserve the tradition of preparing dishes that represents the gastronomic tourist attraction of Samobor and the return of Samobor slow cooking cookout to the menus of restaurants.
And in the evening, as a real birthday party, at the main Samobor square at 9pm Jacques Houdek will magnify birthday celebration by his concert. After the concert visitors will enjoy the traditional fireworks.
Experience, feel and enjoy Samobor!