The Ucka Fair (Ucarski Sajam) is held at the beginning of September in Ucka Nature Park (which is technically located in both Istria and the Kvarner Region, but as it’s located near Opatija, we’ve listed it here!). The Fair will feature traditionally made products, food and drink.
The 29th Nautica International Boat Fair will take place in Rijeka at the end of September.
The 39th Croatia Rally is to take place over the weekend of 26th to 28th September 2013 (moved from its usual date in June), taking in much of the Kvarner region with the race starting and finishing in Rijeka.
The 7th VITAPlus Fair – an event promoting healthy living through sports, exercise, diet, beauty and more – takes place in Rijeka in early October.
Hal’s All Star Guitar Festival – organised by Croatian guitarist Damir Halilic – is on in mid-October each year, featuring both Croatian and foreign guitar virtuosos.
The Ex Tempore Jazz Festival will be held in Opatija in mid October, featuring workshops on assorted musical subjects plus a grand final concert.
The 17th Puppet Theatre Revue will be held from 4th to 13th November 2012 with appearances from Croatian and international puppet groups.
The 21st JazzTimeRijeka international jazz festival is being held in the city from 14th to 17th November 2012.
Christmas and New Year’s celebrations will be in full force during this month in many of the Kvarner Riveria’s towns – check locally for further details of events!