Fodor's Expert Review Promenade Concerts

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For the best of concerts in the park, keep your eye out for the free Promenade Concerts by Croatian chamber orchestras, brass bands, and choirs, held every Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm from around mid-June to mid-August at the music pavilion set amid the lovely plane trees and fountains of Zrinjevac Park, on trg Nikole Šubića Zrinskog. Adding color to this series are 19th-century-costume contests and displays, an antiques market, a play area and programs for children, rides in horse-drawn carriages, and even souvenir stands. Sunday from 11 to noon is reserved for the legendary Wing Orchestra of Zagreb Electric Tram, which performs waltzes, marches, evergreens, and patriotic songs. If you are in the Upper Town on Saturday or Sunday between 10 and noon, you will enjoy the streets filled with the romantic sound of street musicians. If you want to visit Maksimir Park, Sunday would be the perfect day; waltzes, polkas, chansons, and arias from operettas fill the air there between 10:30 and... READ MORE

For the best of concerts in the park, keep your eye out for the free Promenade Concerts by Croatian chamber orchestras, brass bands, and choirs, held every Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm from around mid-June to mid-August at the music pavilion set amid the lovely plane trees and fountains of Zrinjevac Park, on trg Nikole Šubića Zrinskog. Adding color to this series are 19th-century-costume contests and displays, an antiques market, a play area and programs for children, rides in horse-drawn carriages, and even souvenir stands. Sunday from 11 to noon is reserved for the legendary Wing Orchestra of Zagreb Electric Tram, which performs waltzes, marches, evergreens, and patriotic songs. If you are in the Upper Town on Saturday or Sunday between 10 and noon, you will enjoy the streets filled with the romantic sound of street musicians. If you want to visit Maksimir Park, Sunday would be the perfect day; waltzes, polkas, chansons, and arias from operettas fill the air there between 10:30 and 12:30.

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