In mid May, the Slovak Food Festival brings together a big open-air gastronomic event and the chance to enjoy one of the landmarks of Bratislava City, namely the Bratislava Castle. This event is a kind of enormous picnic that attracts thousands of visitors eager to sample traditional dishes, attractions and a fun atmosphere.

Join the biggest and oldest food festival in Slovakia, Gurman Fest Bratislava 2015, which will take place from June 19th to June 21st . The motto of the festival is: Don’t cook at home. Table for you is set on Dostihova draha in Petrzalka.

The seventh year will feature among many winemakers, farmers and producers of various delicacies  25 restaurants, 54 chefs  and 3 Michelin-starred chefs.

Cabbage Days Events

The town of Stupava, located only 20 km north-west from Bratislava in the distinctive region of Záhorie, is the cabbage capital of Slovakia. From Friday till Sunday (October 2nd to 4th 2015), Stupava becomes the venue for the largest festival in the Záhorie region. 

September is the perfect time to visit the Little Carpathian wine region near Bratislava. During the Festival, Pezinok, the wine capital of Slovakia, becomes a venue for massive wine tasting. Local bands, authentic food and grape must are all part of it.

All the routes lead to Rome. However, these goose routes lead to 100-year old tradition of goose baking in the village of Slovenský Grob, located just 20 kilometres from Bratislava. 

Winter Food Festival is a unique festival in Slovakia. Third year offers a chance to taste 40 of the best Slovak restaurants according to popular guide Gourmet in Slovakia. During the festival, restaurants offer next to their regular menu also a special festival menu for discounted price! Festival menu consists of three meals in categories: Our iconic meal, Regional flavours and Our mothers’ recipe.

The surroundings of the town Stupava, in the region of Záhorie on the Slovak-Moravian border is considered to be the most appropriate area for growing cabbage in Slovakia.

„Dni zelá“ or "The Days of Cabbage" (since in Záhorie, cabbage is called „zeló“) are regularly held there in early October. There are several popular dishes made from cabbage.

Roast Goose Recipes

Autumn in Slovakia belongs to goose feasts, with their long tradition especially in the Small-Carpathian region. Breeding of geese and goose feasts in Slovakia have about a hundred year long tradition that is related to the southern regions of our country. The tradition of roasting goose came to Slovakia from German-speaking countries, especially Austria and Germany, where it is associated with the feast of St. Martin.

Apple Feast Events

Apple lovers should not miss visiting Bratislava region on Saturday, October 11th 2014. Thirteen towns and villages in the surroundings of the Slovak capital will present their best local apple production, including tasty cakes, juices and creative soups. Moreover, musical performances are also part of the event!

A strip of towns and villages that are classified as viticultural that runs below the mountain range of Malé Karpaty form the Viticultural region of Malé Karpaty. Its size and significance makes it the viticultural centre of Slovakia