St. Martin’s Day celebration
The St. Martin’s Day celebrations in Maribor are visited by 20,000 people.
St. Martin’s Day celebration 2021 was canceled due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
The largest public St. Martin’s Day celebration in Slovenia
“Celebration of Autumn” Procession
The procession of wine queens, harvesters, folklorists, farm women, rafters and representatives of wine orders and associations walks around the city centre and joins the celebrations, bringing the autumn produce and food as a symbolic tribute to autumn.
Local Food and Wine Tastings
Join the people of Maribor and nearby towns and villages for the ceremonial blessing of the must. Celebrate in the company of famous musicians and musical ensembles. Try the food and the drinks offered on the stalls of local vinegrowers and winemakers, tourist farms and other restaurants.
In honour of St. Martin
The celebration of St. Martin, the saint who transforms must into wine, represents the symbolic end of all the winemakers’ efforts.
St. Martin's Day celebration is part of the European Region of Gastronomy 2021 project.