Porto Heli is a small town that comes alive in summer, when tourists flow there. Most festivals and events are held that time, but some other happenings also take place round the year.
The Easter celebrations in Porto Heli are performed with solemnity, like in any other part of Greece. On Easter Sunday in the evening, an impressive custom takes place in Porto Heli: the burning of Judas.
The International Culture Festival of Porto Heli takes place in July and August at the Manessis Estate, a private estate abovbe the sea of Port Heli. It includes musical performances, art exhibitions and workshops.