For a small town in the Highlands Zakopane certainly boasts a vibrant annual calendar of events - especially during winter, the mountain resort's peak tourist season. Ski slaloms, international ski-jumping and folk festivals are accompanied by raucous parties in the town centre, whereas Christmas and New Year's Eve are celebrated like nowhere else in Poland. The rest of the year is hardly quiet either with jazz festivals, automobile rallys and theatre providing plenty of goings-on.
When searching for something to do in Zakopane, simply use our month by month guide above. Click on the relevant lunar cycle and discover the latest news in hip happenings and exciting events. Still stuck for something to do? Well why not contact our friends at Zakopane Tours? They've got loads of ideas on how to spice up your trip to the Tatras!
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The Chochołów UprisingJan 1st 2010 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Museum of the 1846 Chochołów Uprising, Chochołów 75
Anyone fascinated by Poland's turbulent history that only really began to settle in…Read more »
Museum of MartyrsJan 1st 2010 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Museum of Struggle and Martyrdom, ul. Chałubińskiego 7
To give it its full name - The Museum of Struggle and Martyrdom - the permanent…Read more »
Łopuszna ManorJan 1st 2010 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Łopuszna Manor, ul. Gorczańska 2
The exhibition of farming life in the Tatra mountains is based on a farm that can in…Read more »
Gallery of ZakopaneJan 1st 2010 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Pod Kuźniczym Młotem, Pl. Niepodległości 6
The Pod Kuźniczym Młotem Gallery of Zakopane and the Tatras was the first…Read more »
Folk art and craftsJan 1st 2010 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Gazdus, ul. Koscieliska 7
Gazduś is a tourist attraction in its own right in Zakopane, offering unique…Read more »
Style and SubstanceFeb 24th 2011 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition The Museum of Zakopane Style, Droga do Rojów 6
Step back to the 19th century to see the roots of Zakopanes distinctive…Read more »
A Literary LifeFeb 24th 2011 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Kornel Makuszyński Museum, ul. Tetmajera 15
The life of one of the most popular authors of childrens books in Polish is…Read more »
Korkosz CroftJan 1st 2012 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Korkosz Croft, ul. Zagóra 86
Although this is a permanent exhibition, it's not open all the time so you will need…Read more »
Sołtys CroftJan 1st 2012 - Dec 31st 2013 Exhibition Sołtys Croft, Jurgów 15
Named after the family which built and owned it for many years since 1861, SołtyRead more »
From Lviv to Chamonix. Tribute to Tadeusz WowkonowiczMar 13th 2013 - Jun 9th 2013 Exhibition
The latest exhibition at the Tatra Museum is dedicated to Tadeusz Wowkonowicz, a…Read more »