Split salutes the arts from mid-July to mid-August. During this time, culture takes center stage, usually in the Croatian National Theater, in the Peristil, in Old Town squares, and at other venues around town. Theatrical performances, classical musical concerts, operas, puppet shows, dance performances, and other arts performances attract thousands of visitors to the city, so if you go, be sure you have hotel reservations and tickets to the events you want to see. Contact the Croatian National Theater for information and tickets to various performances.