With the onset of plague in Dobrinj area in mid 19th century, st. Rok began to be worshipped in Šilo.
Votive procession starts each 16th August from Polje towards the church in Šilo and it has become the basis of commemorating Šilo Day which is celebrated on the day this saint was worshipped in the middle of the epidemic by our ancestors.
Šilo Day, Rokova (St. Rocco’s Day) starts with morning reveille at 7 o’clock, by pulling of special fishing net “migavica” and preparation of the caught fish, which is served to all visitors with a glass of “žlahtina” wine. It continues with the above-mentioned procession in the afternoon hours and it is concluded with a party and fireworks.
There is an accompanying event, a century- long “Swimming Marathon Šilo- Crikvenica” held in the eve of Rokova, on the holiday of Assumption of Our Lady, organized by Tourist Board of Crikvenica and starting in Šilo.
Complimentary white and red wines
Enjoy the dawn at the island
Eine der bekanntesten und ältesten Veranstaltungen nicht nur in Dobrinjstina, sondern auch auf der Insel Krk, ist "Stipanja", der Feiertag des Schutzpatrons von der Pfarre und Gemeinde Dobrinj, die wird am 3. August gefeiert
This event of the gastronomic and oenological event “Popi’ i pojedi” held traditionally in the last weekend in August since 2004.
The event “Olive Days” as the first event in Croatia in which foreign and domestic tourists participate in olive harvest, has been continuously organized since 1996. At its beginnings it was a tourist event organized in order to extend the tourist season.
Three- day žlahtina festival is the festival of the autochthonous wine sort which made Vrbnik famous. It consists of Days of Open Cellars and celebration of the traditional holiday Razgon.
ŠURLICE DAYS, from 12 to 19 July - The visitors can enjoy the famous handmade autochthonous pasta- šurlice. It has been made in the same way for centuries in this area.
Fast jeder besiedelter Ort auf dem Gebiet von Dobrinjstina hat seinen Schutzherren, bzw. Schutzpatron, nach dem auch Gemeinde Kirchenfest, sog. "somnji" entstanden wurden