Nisyros Festivals & Cultural Events

The island of Nisyros thrives with activity in summer with many folk celebrations and religious feasts which are an integral part of the local tradition. Through these festivals and panigiria, visitors will have the chance to enjoy the island's tradition.

Religious feasts & festivals

June 21st
On the 21st of June is the feast day of Agios Nikitas, the patron saint of the island. There is a great feast including food and wine.

July 27th
On the 27th of July, locals celebrate the name of Agios Panteleimon.

August 15th
On the 15th of August, there is a special festivity which lasts for two days and is held at the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani, where visitors are served delicious food.