Mykonos Festivals & Cultural Events

Milos Festivals
Festivals and cultural events of Milos

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

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.

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Mykonos august 2017. Numerous cafes, chic boutiques, souvenir shops and fine jeweleries are helping the visitor to enjoy its days in the beautiful capital of Mykonos. Worth seeing in Chora, or Chora Mykonos, is the church complex of Panagia Paraportiani which has been recognized as a national cultural monument and is a superb representation of Cycladic architecture. Those beautiful churches are located on the hill of the old Venetian castle (Kastro).
Mykonos august 2017, Chora Mykonos, called Chora by the locals, is a typical Cycladic village built amphitheatrically. It has whitewashed cubic houses with wooden coloured doors, windows and balconies, narrow streets forming a labyrinth, beautiful churches, lovely chapels and purple bougainvilleas contrasting with the bright white of the buildings walls.