There is always something interesting going on in Hajdina and some of the events have become traditional attracting every year an increased number of visitors.
In January, young and old gather in the premises of the fire brigade in Slovenja Vas to participate in the pumpkin shelling event thus reviving this once popular traditional custom in the village; nowadays the work is carried out to the rhythm of folk songs, music and dance.
February or March is dedicated to the carnival. “Korants” from Hajdina and Draženci and the “ploughers” from Gerečja Vas and Skorba see to the entertainment in various inns and at numerous social events organised in all seven villages, while the largest gathering of the carnival masks occurs on the central municipal square.
Every odd year, Easter is the time when members of women’s clubs gather in the premises of Retired People’s Association in Hajdina to present their culinary specialities and hand-made artefacts.
In May, meadows become green again and blossom. In Gerečja Vas, young and grown-up men meet at the grass-cutting contest in the traditional-manual way and the “modern” way with the help of a machine. Encouraged by songs and accordion playing, scythes cut better.
In June, St. Aloisius name-day is celebrated in Gerečja Vas with the mass service, for St. Aloisius is their patron saint. A lot of people seize the opportunity and go to the church by bicycle.
July is known as a very hot month and therefore ideal for an angling contest at the pond named “Thirsty Fish” (Žejne ribice) in Draženci. Hunters’ Home in Zgornja Hajdina, placed in deep shadows of mighty trees, houses a permanent exhibition of hunting trophies, cock and hen pheasants.
August – numerous inhabitants of Hajdina desguise themselves into Romans and participate in the traditional Roman games taking place every third weekend in August in Terme Ptuj spa.
Cycling pilgrimage to Slovenja Vas to the church of the Assumption is organised at the occasion of the big mass.