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 prepararions locals revive the old customs and traditions which can be really interesting to see.
Religious feasts & festivals
On the 15th of August, a great feast takes place in the village of Ano Mera, at the church of Panagia Tourliani.
On the 26th of July is the celebration of Agia Paraskevi.
On the 30th of June is a feast dedicated to Agioi Apostoloi.
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.
The annual Gay Festival is a special event in Mykonos where thousands of gay visitors arrive from every part of the world.
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.