18:30 till late

Friday, 2 September

LJUBLJANA CASTLE

Rising majestically above the city, Ljubljana Castle is the ultimate setting for the Dragons' Ball. Within its meticulously restored medieval walls, brimming with history and charm, your unforgettable evening awaits. A harmonious fusion of timeless elegance and modern sophistication, the castle offers the ideal stage for an event as grand as Dragons' Ball. Prepare to be captivated as every detail of the evening shines with meticulous care, ensuring that the night leaves a lasting impression.

Your evening begins in the atmospheric setting of the Ljubljana Castle. Nestled at the entrance of a historic hall, you'll be greeted with a refreshing welcome drink, the first sip of which promises a night of excitement and entertainment. As you mingle with fellow attendees, the air will be alive with anticipation, setting the stage for the grand events to come.
As dusk settles, prepare to indulge in a gastronomic journey led by a team of Slovenian chefs, with the touch of Ljubljana Gourmet. Showcasing the finest of Slovenian cuisine, each dish is masterfully crafted to tantalise your senses. While dining, a thoughtfully curated program unfolds, celebrating our collective passions and achievements. Amidst a rich tapestry of conversations and culinary excellence, the bonds of friendship and shared adventure are woven. The evening will be elevated by an orchestra playing and famous Slovenian performances during the dinner. Also, for the ninth year in a row, we will award the prestigious Pink Dragon Award.
As the echoes of the dinner program begin to fade, the atmosphere will pulse with anticipation for the main event at the electrically charged Rock Hall. It's time for the party to truly begin! Our special guest DJ will take center stage, serving up an intoxicating mix of beats designed to draw everyone onto the dance floor. Accompanied by a variety of performances, each uniquely captivating, the party promises a night of ceaseless fun and exhilaration. Embrace the moment, unleash your dance moves, and let the music be your guide. Celebrate with old friends, make new ones, and immerse yourself in the unforgettable spirit of Dragons' Ball 2023!
  • Ljubljana Castle has a history stretching back over 900 years, with its earliest construction dating back to the 11th century.
  • The castle offers panoramic views of Ljubljana, a sight that never fails to captivate guests.
  • In 2014, Ljubljana Castle proudly hosted the Dragon's Ball for the first time, marking the beginning of a wonderful tradition.
  • The Dragon's Ball returned to the castle hill in 2016, creating another memorable night.
  • Continuing the legacy, the castle hill again became the backdrop for the Ball in 2017, 2018, and most recently in 2021.
  • Each Dragon's Ball event has been a unique blend of history, elegance, and revelry, making it a highly anticipated occasion.
  • Over the years, the Dragon's Ball at Ljubljana Castle has seen a diverse range of guests, from local enthusiasts to international attendees, all drawn by the unique combination of history, culture, and party.
  • Unleash your creative spirit and step into the spotlight at Dragon's Ball 2023. Our chosen dress code, "Avantgarde Evening Dress", invites you to push the boundaries of traditional evening wear. Blend high fashion with bold innovation, daring to make a statement that echoes your unique personality. We encourage thoughtful yet unconventional attire, embracing vibrant colors, daring cuts, and innovative designs. Here's your chance to shine as the artist of your own appearance. Let the evening be your canvas and your outfit, the masterpiece.