International Puppet Theatre Festival

11 - 16 Sep 2017

For a dose of puppet inspired entertainment, make sure you stop by the International Puppet Theatre Festival.

  • When? 11th - 16th September 2017.
  • Where? Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Price: TBC.

Couldn't get enough of Kermit the Frog or Sooty as a kid? If you're a big puppet fan or are simply entertained by funny little fictional characters, you could fall in love with the International Puppet Theatre Festival held every year in Zagreb. 

Since 1968, the International Puppet Theatre Festival has grown in reputation and today still attracts hundreds of theatre-goers to enjoy the puppet inspired performances, exhibitions and seminars. It's rise to the top has resulted in more than 500 puppet groups from across Europe and further afield participating in the festival, showcasing their skills, displays and acts.

The whole event is organised by professional theatre companies so you can expect a great program of puppet entertainment during the festival which usually spans a week in mid-September. If you're in Zagreb, why not stop by? You might end up on a trip down memory lane when Sweep was causing havoc. Those were the days.

  • Get there: Fly to Zagreb then take a taxi to the city centre.
  • Stay: Find accommodation in the heart of Zagreb so you'll be nearby.

*We do our very best to verify the dates of our events but please check with the official event provider before booking your flights. We would hate for you to be disappointed!