As Schinoussa is a small island, there are no big festivals held there. The only festivals to attend on Schinoussa are the religious festivals that locals frequently celebrate to honor their saints.
Religious feasts & festivals
On the 15th of August, a celebration is held to honor the name of Panagia(Virgin Mary) at the church of Panagia Akathi, the protector of the island. The feast includes traditional dishes, music and dance.
On 25th of March, is celebrated the Annunciation of Theotokos in Messaria village.
On 6th of December, the celebration of Agios Nikolaos takes place in Mersini. Agios Nikolaos is the protector of the sailors and all Greek islands celebrate his name day in glory.