The city is host to some of the major cultural festivals throughout the year. Kaposvar festivals and events are a treat to visitors and remain the pulse of the city.
- Kapofest: Kapofest is an annual music festival usually held in August. The festival is known for fine musicians performing with various collaborations and is one of the most popular fests in Kaposvar. Besides music, the fest showcases movies and contemporary art performances as well. It is preferred to book tickets for the events as the event is known to be a sold-out fest.
- Youth Football Festival: Kaposvar embraces sports and is famous for its annual International Youth Football Festival. Sports lovers can enjoy the fest every year arranged towards the end of July.
- Town of Painters Festival: Every May, the Town of Painters Festival is held to celebrate the city’s valued painters like Rippl-Ronai, Horst Walter etc.