What to do in October in Tirana
Welcome October! It’s the month when the weather cools down in the mornings and evenings you need a light jacket. When strolling around the city becomes so tempting with a takeaway coffee. The main attractions of the city can be easily explored on foot such as the Skanderbeg Square, Clock Tower, Et’hem Bey Mosque and Tirana Castle. Locals enjoy having a warm drink at the Pedestrian Street “Murat Toptani”, the perfect place to watch the world goes by.
Tirana Photo Festival (8-15 October 2021)
Tirana Photo Festival, the biggest photography event in Albania organized by DMO Albania & Visit Tirana. The festival will be held from 8 to October 15th. On 8 October it will be the award ceremony and the opening of the exhibition. This festival is sponsored by.
Tirana Marathon, 5th Edition
The Municipality of Tirana has announced that the Tirana Marathon will be organized on October 17. Tirana Marathon is the biggest sporting event of the year. The number of participants increases from year to year, where about 2500 competitors from 40 different countries take part. For more information and to register, click here.
Theatrical performances and other events
The Opera and Ballet Theater has opened the new curtain after restoration which was inaugurated in September. The theaters of the city have opened the new artistic season and various performances follow.
This month is expected to bring new exhibitions through the city galleries. At the National Gallery of Art you can see the "gallery collection over the years".
Those who want to learn more about the history of Albania, can visit the National Historical Museum, the Museum of Leaves, as well as the Museum House of Ismail Kadare.
Autumn weekends in nature
If you have no idea where you can spend your outdoor weekends, we suggest you see the destinations we have listed in this link.
Two other activities that are expected to be organized at the end of October are the Olive Oil Tradition in Tirana that will take place in the village of Ndroq, while near the Clock Tower will be organized the Artisan's Fair.
Wishing you a great time in our lovely city!