List of GREEK NAME DAYS can be found HERE

 

Date

Event

Place

 6 Jan.

Epiphany

 

30 Jan.

The Three Holy Hierarchs

8 Mar.

International womans day.

 

10 & 17Mar.

Carnival

18 Mar.

Clean Monday

 

25 Mar.

National celebration day

 

1 May

Labour Day

 

3 May

Orthodox Good Friday

 

4 May

Easter evening

 

5 May

Orthodox Easter

 

6 May

Orthodox Easter Monday

 

 24 June

Whit Monday

 

30 June

All Saints Day

 

? June

FEAST OF THE FISHERMEN

Pythagorion

17 July

FEAST OF AGIA MARINA

Vourliotes

20 July

FEAST OF PROPHET ILIAS

Whole island

26 July

FEAST OF AGIA PARASKEVI

Chora

26-27 July

FEAST OF AGIOS PANDELEIMONAS (Wine festival)

Start in Kokkari continue over the whole island

5-6 Aug.

ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE IN MIKALI

Pythagorion

6 Aug.

FEAST OF METAMORPHOSIS (CHRIST'S TRANSFIGURATION)

Pythagorion & Agios Konstantinos

7-9 Aug.

Ireon Music Festival

Ireon 

15 Aug.

FEAST OF VIRGIN MARY.

The second biggest holiday in Greece.

All over!

26-27 Aug.

Saint Paul & Peter Day

 Agio Fanorios, Lemonakia

7-8 Sep.

FEAST OF PANAGIA VRONDIANI

Vourliotes

14 Sep.

Big celebration: FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Timios Stavros (Chora) & Mitilini

23 Sep.

Patronal festival. Saint John. (Big festival)

Ambelos 

28 Oct.

Oxi Day - The NO day

 

11 Nov.

ANNIVERSARY OF THE ISLAND’S UNION WITH GREECE

Samos

21 nov

FEAST OF PANAGIA SPILIANI

Pythagorion

6 Dec.

FEAST OF AGIOS NIKOLAOS

Kokkari (+Samos)

12 Dec.

FEAST OF AGIOS SPIRIDON (main church in Samos)

Samos

 25 Dec.

Christmas

 

 26 Dec.

Boxing Day

 

CLEAN MONDAY

The first day of Lent, is 40 days before Easter.

EASTER:

Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter & Easter Monday