In the last days of August, the remains of the city fortress walls host a historic and touristic spectacle. TOP manifestation the Renaissance festival which proudly carries the title of Croatia's Best Tourist event 2019/2020 will take you back to the medieval times.
Over 1.300 costumed participants from 15 European countries faitfully evoke the late medieval life through numeorus contents: knights tournaments on horses, fencing, the largest fair of old crafts, the biggest and one of a kind wooden maze, medieval music and entertainers, unique eno and gastro offer (nettle beer, mead, pheasant, boar, etc.) and more. Several years ago, the event has completely banned the use of plastic on the event site, so all the dishes are prepared on-site in clay or wooden containers only according to medieval recipes with the addition of nettle - a unique plant to which Koprivnica owes its name.
Every detail of the event clearly evokes the authenticity of the Middle Ages, thus providing a unique experience for every visitor. Interacting with historical figures such as brave knights, ladies, old crafts, beggars, lepers, jesters, executioners and others provides a truly unique, attractive and fun return to the past! With well known contents the main topic will bring you back to the most cheerful and most entertaining part of medieval history where jesters, strange and intriguing performers, acrobats, stilt-walkers and many others will be once again revived on the Koprivnica fortress walls.