PIRATES' NIGHTS AND THE PIRATE BATTLE At the end of July and the beginning of August Omiš becomes a venue of the several days long „Pirates" Nights“, a festivity organized with the purpose to celebrate and revive the town"s glorious history of piracy. During the Pirates" Nights you can enjoy various cultural and entertainment events: poetry evenings on the fortress of Mirabella, pirate battles in the town"s port, numerous concerts in the part of town called Borići, various art workshops and other. Mid August a simulation of an actual battle between the pirates of Omiš and the Venetians is organised in the town"s port. The pirates use their small but fast boats to attack a huge Venetian sailing-ship in search of treasure. CRAZY DIVES „Crazy dives“ are an event which takes place each summer in the port of Omiš for the pure entertainment of the numerous audience. Crazy dives were first organised in the year 1951, and have since become a true attraction of this small town. Throughout the years every diver gave something special and unique to each dive, so many of them are today named after their original creators. Some of the famous dives are: " the Pere Štela dive", "the Marijo Kike dive", "the Marijan Vertikula dive", "the wooden plank dive", "fisherman Palunko"s dive", "the pancake dive", "the retired Tarzan"s dive", "the Celery and Parsley dive", "dive on a Czech woman" ,"the wounded bird dive", "the cod-fish dive", "dive on the hoe"..... DALMATIAN KLAPA FESTIVAL OMIŠ Omiš is home to the renowned Klapa Festival since the year 1967. Klapa singing is a traditional Dalmatian a capella singing style. The festival takes place in two Omiš squares – The Big Square (Sv. Mihovil Square) and The Small Square (Stjepan Radić Square) during July and August. OMIŠ GUITAR FEST This festival takes place at the end of April in Omiš. The three days of the festival are held under the motto “Guitar is life...and life is on Omiš guitar fest!“ Some of the most renowned European and world guitar experts take part at the concert. ST. JOHN NEPOMUCEN – OMIŠ TOWN GUARDIAN The Omiš town guardian is celebrated on May 16th, and the cultural program related to this holiday is held during the first half of May. The program includes poetry nights, fundraising, bocce tournament (bocce is a traditional Mediterranean sport), concert of the Dalmatian Klapa Festival in Omiš, youth concert etc. MOSOR GREBBENING Spring trekking cup has been held since the year 2007. It includes Imber trek (Imber-Omiš Mountaineers Club), Jesenice trekking (Jesenice Associaltion) and Mosor Grebbening (Gata Mountaineers Ecological Association). These races attract a large number of contestants – trekkers and offer guaranteed great fur and true racing atmosphere, with healthy recreational activities and amazing views over Brač canal, Cetina river mouth, Jesenice, Split… They take place in April and May.