10 Most Popular Festivals in Greece

A panoramic view of the facilities of the International Fair of Thessaloniki (TIF-HELEXPO)
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International Fair of Thessaloniki

A large-scale event that brings Thessaloniki at the epicenter of the national and international interest for a week.

Location: Egnatia 154, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece

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Ifestia (Volcano) Festival

The fireworks festival that commemorates the volcanic eruption through a representation of the event with countless fireworks.

International Film Festival of Thessaloniki

The international film event that transforms the city to a center of the interest for emerging filmmakers.

Location: Pier A, Thessaloniki 546 25, Greece

Xanthi Carnival Festival

One of the most important and famous Carnival events of Greece that attracts visitors from all over the country and abroad.

Location: Central Square, Xanthi 671 00, Greece

A picture showing the crowd among the benches of various publishers at the International Book Fair of Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki International Book Fair

The annual cultural event that makes Thessaloniki the epicenter of the book industry and attracts thousands of book lovers.

Location: Egnatia 154, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece

Oneiroupoli Christmas Park

Christmas park that transforms Drama to a major destination and attracts guests from every single corner of Greece and not only.

Location: Public Garden, Drama 661 00, Greece

Old-Town Festival, Xanthi

Event of the first week of September that finalizes summer and brings a unique festive mode.

Location: Mitropoleos Square, Xanthi 671 00, Greece

Short Film Festival of Drama

An international event that sets Drama on the worldwide cultural map and attracts filmmakers, artists and guests from many different countries.

Sani Festival

One of the most significant summer cultural events in Halkidiki. It is a music and dance fair famous for the international artists that hosts.

Location: Sani Resort, Kassandra, Halkidiki 630 77, Greece

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Kassandra Festival (Siviri)

During summer, the Siviri theater hosts numerous cultural events and performances of the Kassandra Festival and attracts many spectators.

Location: Siviri Amphitheatre, Kassandra, Greece