Performing Arts in Athens

Athens & Epidaurus Festival

The ancient Theatre of Epidavros and Athens' Odeon of Herodes Atticus are the headline venues for Greece's annual cultural festival, running since 1955 and featuring a top line-up of local and international music, d…
Performing Arts in Athens

August Moon Festival

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.
Film in Athens

Athens International Film Festival

Features retrospectives, premieres and international art films and documentaries.
Music in Gazi, Keramikos & Metaxourgio

Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

Weeklong early-summer jazz festival at Technopolis, the converted gasworks in Gazi, as well as at the Onassis Cultural Centre.
Cultural in Kolonaki

Art Athina

Athens' biggest contemporary-art fair runs for three days at the Athens Conservatoire (Odeon Athinon), with some satellite exhibits.
Parade in Athens

Athens Pride

Athens Pride is an annual LGBTQ event, usually celebrated in early June, culminating in a parade that usually starts on Syntagma.
Art in Athens

Athens Bienniale

Every odd-numbered year, the Athens Biennial showcases top local and international artists.
Food & Drink in Gazi, Keramikos & Metaxourgio

Athens Street Food Festival

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…