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.

 

July

1st Agios Anargyros, Megalochori

20th Monastery of Prophet Elias & Prophet Elias, Imerovigli

25th Agia Anni, Bothonos

27th Agios Panteleimon, Vourvoulos

 

August

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

 

September

14th Holy Cross, Perissa

20th Agios Efstathios, Kontohori

24th Mary Myrtidiotissa, Kamari

26th Agios Ioannis, Fira

 

October

10th Agia Zoni, Kamari

20th Agios Gerasimos, Firostefani

20th Agios Artemios, Vourvoulos

22nd Agios Avekios, Patron of wine

26th Agios Dimitrios, Messaria

 

November

1st Agios Anargyros, Messaria

11th Agios Minas, Fira

13th Agios Ioannis, Imerovigli

 

December
6th Monastery of Agios Nikolaos, Thira

9th Agia Anni, Bothonos

12th Agios Spyridon of Pyrgos, Emporio and Oia

13th Agios Efstratios, Vourvoulos

15th Agios Eleftherios, Kontohori

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