Bodrum International Ballet Festival

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Every year, the Bodrum Ballet Festival brings together renowned ballet companies from around the world and some of the most acclaimed stars of the international ballet scene for a few days of stunning performances. The festival takes place in Bodrum, a beach resort on the southwest coast of Turkey, where it draws audiences from far and wide. Boasting unparalleled levels of artistry and offering an experience unique to Turkey, the Bodrum Ballet Festival is a must-see for any avid ballet fan!

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About this activity

  • Departure Location: Bodrum
  • Event days:
    Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday
  • Tour duration (approximately): 3 Hours
  • Tour guiding & Greeter: English , Turkish
  • Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher: Both is accepted.
  • Wheelchair accessible: Available
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • Easy Online Booking: Fast, Easy & SSL Secure Booking
  • Skip the ticket line: Available
  • Tour ID: 237


  • Show your support for emerging dancers and witness stunning ballets from renowned international choreographers at Bodrum Ballet Festival
  • Get ready for one of the most spectacular events of the summer- Bodrum Ballet Festival! Enjoy an array of performances from around the world in stunning natural beauty.
  • Catch magnificent ballet performances surrounded by the beauty and glory of one of Turkey's oldest castles - join us for the Annual Bodrum Ballet Festival!
  • Enjoy a night of magical performances at Bodrum's Castle for its yearly Ballet Festival! See some of the most skillful and breathtaking ballets from around the world, accompanied by lyrical music.

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International Ballet Festival Bodrum

Online Ticket reservation

The 2023 festival program will be announced here.

In some shows, Tickets may run out early. Therefore, early reservation is recommended. Also, seat position will be good in case of early reservation.

Art and history fans alike are sure to be charmed by the Bodrum International Ballet Festival, held annually in August at the Antique Theater of Bodrum. Hosting a vivid plethora of participants from a diverse assortment of countries, this extraordinary festival presents participants with entrancing spectacles amid its historic grounds. An unforgettable experience for all who attend, you won't want to miss out on what this mesmerizing event has to offer!

The annual Bodrum Ballet Festival is a must-see for all ballet enthusiasts. Hosted by the State Opera and Ballet, the festival presents breathtaking performances of classic and contemporary ballets from world-renowned artists every year. Not only is it a popular event for both local and international tourists, but it also serves as an essential part of the region's cultural tourism infrastructure. Come experience the wonderful artistry of this spectacular ballet festival!

The Bodrum Ballet Festival is an annual festival, organized by the Bodrum Metropolitan Municipality. This event is seen as an iconic symbol of the city, showcasing performances ranging from flamenco and ballet to modern dance across 15 days. An array of shows will be available throughout the festival that celebrates cultural diversity and artistry!

The Bodrum Ballet Festival is one of Turkey's oldest and most cherished annual cultural events. It brings together some of the best dancers from around the world to celebrate and perform a variety of styles ranging from classical ballet to modern contemporary. Every year in August, hundreds of thousands come out to admire this powerful display of art, entertainment and culture. The festival runs from early August until mid-August.

All activities will take place at 21.30 and the breaks will be twenty minutes.

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  • Ticket - Early booking is recommended for well positioned seats (Seats are numbered)
  • Pick up and transfer

Pick Up Place

Bodrum Castle. All Details will be given following the booking.

Pick up Point

You must be at the ticket office at least 1 hour before the start of the show.

Details to know

Booking tickets for the International Bodrum ballet festival in the historical Bodrum castle

You can book tickets for the International Bodrum Ballet Festival on the Vigo Tours website online.

It is important to reserve your ticket as early as possible for good seating at shows, and it is recommended.

Pick-up, drop off and transfer services are not available for the Bodrum ballet festival. You come to Bodrum Castle where the festival is held by yourself, and you get your ticket by saying your name from the ticket office in front of the castle entrance.

It is recommended that you collect your ticket from the ticket office at least half an hour before the shows. Seats are numbered, and it is not possible for anyone else to sit on the seats reserved for you.

All performanc​es start at 21:30
Children under 7 years old are not accepted.
There is no child discount for children aged 7 and over.

Additional information

Online ticket reservation for International Bodrum Ballet Festival

For the festival program, please see the full description section above!

Bodrum International Ballet Festival (Turkish: Uluslararası Bodrum Bale Festivali) is an annual international ballet festival held in the popular Turkish port city Bodrum. Festival has been organised by Turkish State Opera and Ballet since 2002, the festival takes place during summer, usually around July and August. Historical Bodrum Castle and Theatre of Halicarnassus are the main event venues during the festival.

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