Christmas bazaars and theme parties in Plovdiv this week


20th December

Retro Party ft. Jimi Jay

It's Friday again and we're on a retro wave! Jimi Jay will be in Petnoto to remind us our favorite pop and rock hits of the 20th century and the unforgettable moments associated with them.

9 pm

Daniel Nikolov | Pavel Petkov @Contrabass

Daniel Nikolov is one of the young hopes of Bulgarian vocal jazz. He is a second year student at the renowned jazz conservatory in Groningen, The Netherlands and will appear in the company of already famous jazz musician Pavel Petkov. It will be a celebration of vocal jazz!

9 pm
Entry: 5 BGN

21st December

The Arte Fair

A wide variety of handmade products, live music, wine tasting, culinary temptations, raffles and prizes await visitors on both days, organized by thEATre and the Drama Theater-Plovdiv.

Part of the proceeds raised during the fair will be donated to the Campaign "The Best for Our Children and Cancer Patients" by St. George University Hospital, which aims to raise funds for the construction of a new pediatric and onco-hematology complex.

21 – 22 December
10 am


This year, the holidays start early and the (Stereo) Christmas will come on December 21st at The Post.

There will be plenty of dancing to the sounds of hip-hop, funk, disco and fresh electronics, as well as dizzying cocktails at the bar and a few surprises.

The Post
9 pm

Iskaz LIVE at Rock Bar Download

This Saturday at Rock Bar Download we will see the unique guys from Iskaz - a well-known band from Serbia, active since 2006 with 4 albums released. They are recognized as one of the most energetic live bands in the region. They have participated in festivals in Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Greece, and Germany and have been a warm-up band for Dog Eat Dog in Belgrade and for Guano Apes in Montenegro.

Rock Bar Download
10 pm
Free entry

23rd December

Kapana Christmas Bazar

The great bazar for handmade wonders will once again tempt us with hundreds of products, beautiful and exquisite. They will be offered to us by the talented artists and craftspeople who made them.

23 – 27 December
The Little Main Street

America VS Britain Rock Party

A tradition returns to Download! Once again, we will welcome the DJs Petko and Nixon with their battle for the better rock music! The match will be between the two giants - America and the UK! Petko will defend the colors of North America and Nixon - the rock ‘n’ roll of the island! Let the more convincing win!

Rock Bar Download
10 pm

Christmas Party with Cat & Mouse Family

Happiness, beer, friends, family, red wine, Christmas lights, and bells. We love Christmas! In the last work day before the holidays, we’ll celebrate it with the Cat & Mouse family.

Cat & Mouse
7 pm

24th December

Christmas Eve in the bar

After the big family meal on Christmas Eve, we’ll chill out with a beer in Cat & Mouse.

Main bartender – Viki Tsaryova
Guest bartender – Ivailo Dernev

Last calls at the barman's discretion!

Cat & Mouse
6 pm

25th December

All Together Now 11

We’ll celebrate Christmas with the traditional All Together Now party in artnewscafe!

The music will be by Sayulke, denitza, and Elen.

7 pm

26th December

Smooth jazz and fusion night with Mike Sax and X Key

Milen Stoykov (Mike Sax) is a saxophonist, flutist, and arranger. Modern-day jazz and fusion influenced by names like Brian Culbertson, Jeff Lorber, Richard Elliott, Grover Washington, Michael Lington is the style in which he finds his adherents - the X-Key quartet. The formation was founded by Lenko Draganov (drummer, composer and sound engineer) and Ilia Tenev (keyboards). The young and talented guitarist Nikola Panchev and the bass player Radoslav Terziyski form their style.

Bee Bop Café
9 pm