On May 17th the locals of Koknese celebrate the great catfish living in the waters of Perse River, a tradition that goes back in time to mix with the legends surrounding the Koknese castle.

Sabile Wine Festival is celebrated during the last weekend of July since 1999 in honour of the town’s symbol – Sabile Wine Hill. This festival is one of the most awaited events in the small town of Sabile.