Mykonos Festivals & Cultural Events

Of major interest are the religious feasts of Mykonos which take place once a year in the capital and the villages to honor their saints. These festivities which last all night long including traditional dances, music and an abundance of local delights and wine. During the preparations, locals revive the old customs and traditions which can be really interesting to see.

Religious feasts & festivals

August 15th
On the 15th of August, a great feast takes place in the village of Ano Mera, at the church of Panagia Tourliani.

July 26th
On the 26th of July is the celebration of Agia Paraskevi.

June 30th
On the 30th of June is a feast dedicated to Agioi Apostoloi.

Cultural events

Mykonos Summer Festival
Mykonos is synonymous to wild parties and lively atmosphere and has the unique privilege to organize a set of exciting events including open-air concerts, theatrical performances, and various art exhibitions. Artists from all around the world take part in the famous Mykonos Summer Festival.

Gay Festival
The annual Gay Festival is a special event in Mykonos where thousands of gay visitors arrive from every part of the world.

Harvest Festival
On the windy island of Mykonos, in the middle of September, you will have the chance to enjoy the Harvest Festival, which is held annually at the Agricultural Museum.