• Monday, February 5th, 2018: Cleveland Kurentovanje has partnered with Dinner in the Dark and the CLE Dinner Club to present a multi-course dinner with wine pairings at the Slovenian National Home.

  • Wednesday, February 7th, 2018:  The Slovenian Museum and Archives will open an exhibit featuring Contributions to Society by Slovenian Women, on loan from Slovenia. The exhibit runs from 7-9pm and admission is free to the public.

  • Friday, February 9th, 2018:  The “Kurent Jump” will kick off the weekend festivities. As the Kurents emerge and start their mission of scaring away winter at Skidmark Garage and Ingenuity Cleveland, revelers will enjoy food, beer and music.

  • Saturday, February 10th, 2018: The Cleveland Kurentovanje parade and festival will take place with many musical and cultural performances, authentic food and drink, ice carving demonstrations, kids activities and handmade crafts.

What is Cleveland Kurentovanje? 

Find out how this ancient Slavic mythological creature arrived at a Mardi Gras carnival event in Cleveland. Learn More →

Event Schedule

Check out the finalized 2018 schedule, which includes FOUR days of programming! Can't wait to see you there!
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Join the Parade!

Is your organization or group of friends ready to jump in the fun? Join us in Cleveland's only winter parade. Learn More →

Calling all Princes and Princesses...

Would you like to be royalty for a day? Check back soon for more information on the Prince and Princess submission process.

Cleveland Kurentovanje is a Volunteer-Run, Non-Profit Group.
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