Celebrations, Festivals & Events
In August a festival with various events such as concerts, dance performances and sporting activities is organized in Imerovigli. The most important happening though is the representation of the volcano eruption, where the show is unique. Fireworks and flares over the volcano are being lit to recreate a virtual explosion.
In Kamari the Kamarian sea festival is being organized.
In July the Santorini Jazz Festival with many world renowned artists takes place.
In September an International Music Festival is organized.
Apart from these events, many mostly religious festivals that are listed below take place.
1st Agios Anargyros, Megalochori
20th Monastery of Prophet Elias & Prophet Elias, Imerovigli
25th Agia Anni, Bothonos
27th Agios Panteleimon, Vourvoulos
4th Holy Seven Children, Finikia
6th Transfiguration of Christ of Pyrgos and Transfiguration of Christ, Fira
15th Diocese of Virgin Mary & Virgin Mary of Akrotiri & Virgin Mary, Firostefani
31st Ag Zone, Kamari
14th Holy Cross, Perissa
20th Agios Efstathios, Kontohori
24th Mary Myrtidiotissa, Kamari
26th Agios Ioannis, Fira
10th Agia Zoni, Kamari
20th Agios Gerasimos, Firostefani
20th Agios Artemios, Vourvoulos
22nd Agios Avekios, Patron of wine
26th Agios Dimitrios, Messaria
1st Agios Anargyros, Messaria
11th Agios Minas, Fira
13th Agios Ioannis, Imerovigli
6th Monastery of Agios Nikolaos, Thira
9th Agia Anni, Bothonos
12th Agios Spyridon of Pyrgos, Emporio and Oia
13th Agios Efstratios, Vourvoulos15th Agios Eleftherios, Kontohori