The Day of Saint Domnius, patron saint of Split, takes place on the 7th of May bringing together about 10 thousand pilgrims, believers and other friends of Split.
The set of festivities and manifestations that accompany this day are called ”Sudamja” and it starts few days before Saint Domnius Day and lasts for 7 to 10 days. Every year ”Sudamja” has very rich content of various cultural, religious, sports and entertainment activities. On Saint Domnius Day the main celebration starts with the procession from Saint Domnius cathedral all the way through Riva and finishing on Doctor Franjo Tuđman square, where a Mass is then being held. From the early morning on this day the city is bursting with a variety of events such us concerts and different kind of performances. This is also a great opportunity to get some traditional souvenirs, from very popular wooden butterflies and similar toys for children to all kind of wooden utensils. In the afternoon the well known traditional tombola is organized, a famous, popular game that offers players the chance of winning some money. Celebration lasts till late evening hours with great music program.