New Donut Festival and Shrove Tuesday in Vilnius Lithuania

Vilnius is set for a lively transition from winter to spring with the traditional Užgavėnės celebration, known as Shrove Tuesday, and the new Donut Festival.

Užgavėnės and Shrove Tuesday take place on 13 February 2024. 

The new tradition, the Donut Festival is unveiled in the Stiklo Quarter. And, it takes place from 1 February 2024 to 14 February 2024.

Go Vilnius announces these events for Vilnius's farewell to Winter and in welcoming Spring.

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Experience Užgavėnės, Shrove Tuesday in Vilnius

On 13 February 2024, it's Shrove Tuesday, and Užgavėnės,  the Lithuanian Mardi Gras. Together with the Kaziukas Fair, in Vilnius, they celebrate the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring.

Prepare for a feast of pancakes from dawn to dusk for Shrove Tuesday also known as Pancake Day.  Tradition whispers that these treats hold the key to vitality and wellness throughout the year.

In 2024, a new tradition is unveiled. The Donut Festival is an indulgent celebration of sugary bliss.

STIKLIAI Pancakes with cottage cheese Vilnius

Stikliai Pancakes with Cottage Cheese Vilnius, Image Courtesy © Go Vilnius

Augustas & Barbora Pancakes Vilnius

Augustas & Barbora Pancakes, Image Courtesy © Go Vilnius

Indulge in Donuts at the Donut Festival in Vilnius

Be transported to the Donut Festival. in the Old Town in Vilnius.

You can find donuts and pancakes in cafes and food outlets like Maurizio's Italian Food, Senatoriu Pasazas, Augustas & Barbora Love Story Cafe, and more places in the Stiklo Quarter.

And, you can discover the flavors of Spanish churros and beigels.

Be a part of the Donut Festival that will ignite your senses.

Maurizio's Italian Food Bombolini Vilnius

Maurizio's Italian Food Bombolini, Image Courtesy © Go Vilnius

Maurizio's Italian Food Bombolini Vilnius

Maurizio's Italian Food Bombolini, Image Courtesy © Go Vilnius

Tours Vilnius Lithuania

  1. Embark on a half-day adventure to Trakai Castle, the former medieval residence of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes at Trakai, situated on an island. Explore the historic town. Get your ticket now and seize the opportunity!
  2. Indulge in a tour of the Hill of Crosses, You'll learn about the symbolism behind the cross in Lithuanian culture and history. Secure your ticket today and be captivated!
  3. Discover Vilnius at your own pace on an interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. Engage in solving intriguing riddles, and interact with the city's attractions. and unlock interesting legends and facts. Get your ticket!
Senatoriu Pasazas Donut Vilnius

Senatoriu Pasazas Donut, Image Courtesy © Go Vilnius


When Is Shrove Tuesday in 2024? When is Shrove Tuesday in 2025?

In 2024, Shrove Tuesday was on 13 February 2024. In 2025, Shrove Tuesday takes place on Tuesday 4 March 2025.

When Is the Donut Festival in 2024?

The Donut Festival takes place from 1 February 2024 to 14 February 2024.

Where Can You Find the Donut Festival?

The Donut Festival is in the Stiklo Quarter in the Old Town of Vilnius Lithuania. Remember to explore the map for directions and make the most of your visit!

You can find

Augustas ir Barbora Love Story Cafe at Stiklu Street 7, Vilnius

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Senatoriu Pasazas at Dominikonų street 11, Vilnius

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Maurizio's Italian Food at Didzioji Street 19A, Vilnius

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Old Town Vilnius

Street in Vilnius Old Town
Street and square in Old Town Vilnius

 Tours in Vilnius Lithuania

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You can find out about the Kaziukas Fair in Vilnius. In 2024 it was from 8 March to 10 March.

And you can find more information about things organized by Go Vilnius.

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