Sports events in the municipality of Nova Gorica is done through the municipal structure, which is the main catalyst and funder of basic sports facilities and activities that take place within the framework of the Institute of Sports, Sports federations, clubs, associations, sections, private individuals, etc.
Nova Gorica, a small town at the border with Italy, has been the heart of the sunny Goriška region for almost six decades. It has grown after the World War II as a substitute town for Gorizia, which remained on the other side of the border. It is a town with a mild climate, green and blooming all year round, young, lively and friendly to the local people and visitors from all over the world. As a unique example in Europe, the two towns are located at the border with no border crossings and living in a greater co-existence at all levels. Nova Gorica is a town of roses. This is an attractive town for entertainment as in all seasons various venues, indoors or outdoors, offer a rich selection of events. Concerts, festivals, theatre performances, fairs, exhibitions and other cultural, culinary and ethnological events enrich the lives of locals and guests.