A reward for enduring the hottest month in Athens: on the night of the full moon, major historic sites such as the Acropolis and the Roman Agora are open all night and host musical performances.
Features retrospectives, premieres and international art films and documentaries.
Weeklong early-summer jazz festival at Technopolis, the converted gasworks in Gazi, as well as at the Onassis Cultural Centre.
Athens' biggest contemporary-art fair runs for three days at the Athens Conservatoire (Odeon Athinon), with some satellite exhibits.
Athens Pride is an annual LGBTQ event, usually celebrated in early June, culminating in a parade that usually starts on Syntagma.
Every odd-numbered year, the Athens Biennial showcases top local and international artists.
This is a relatively new event that Athenians have embraced with gusto since 2016. Over three weekends, the former tram depot next to the Kerameikos archaeological site is crammed with every delicious snack the capi…