Sumer months brings unique vibe to meetings and events, bringing the meeting culture outside, giving it a fresh and lively atmosphere. All the mayor cities start with summer festivals and events that give after meeting incentives unforgettable charm.

Maribor is one of the mayor players when it comes to festival season; they host loads of internationally recognized cultural activities and events. Being artistic and friendly, having fun is also a part of their culture and sums up the creative essence of the region. And those attractions can be a main initiative while choosing your congress destination.

One of the most recognizable events that Maribor is hosting is definitely the biggest Slovenian open air festival, Lent. Already it’s 23rd edition, rich in diversity, sounds, colours and tastes it brings many local and international guests to the city and everyone on the streets. It takes place all around the cities squares, parks, streets and by the Drava river bank. On more than 40 stages, you will have the chance to check over 500 acts. Last year, visited by more than 200,000 people from 30 states, it sure is one of the biggest events in this part of Europe.

It starts on 24th of June and ends on 2nd of July. You could easily incorporate attractive festivities to your after meeting programme. All festivals activities are just a short walk away from Terme Maribor, so you can explore all of it on foot. Don´t miss out the opportunity to use these 9 days of pure and unique experience that can have a major impact on meeting success. Lent happens every year around the same time, so we advise you to plan ahead and reserve your meeting spot at Terme Maribor for next season(s) to get full advantages of truly festive city.

Throughout the summer, Maribor and his surroundings will host loads of cultural, sport and culinary events which can make your summer in Maribor unforgettable and successful.

A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.