Gythio has several joyful festivities which are either associated with tradition or religion. The feasts are attended by hundreds of visitors and locals who celebrate the Orthodox saints and the annual music festivals.
Religious feasts & festivals
On the 14th of September, the locals celebrate the feast of Holy Cross. This is one of the largest events in Lakonia.
The Marathonisia Festival is the major festival in Gythio which takes place annually, between July and August. It includes a wide variety of events, like concerts, ancient theatre performances, sports games and painting.