The calendar of events in Cyprus is marked by culture, music and folklore. Spectacular events take place throughout the year, with big stars and in romantic locations - in medieval castles, in Greco-Roman amphitheaters under the Mediterranean starry sky. In addition to some traditional festivals, religious holidays are also celebrated on the Mediterranean island. The following event list is split into the major cities of Cyprus.
As the cosmopolitan heart of Cyprus, Limassol offers a diverse array of events throughout the year, catering to all tastes and interests. From lively music festivals and captivating art exhibitions to traditional Cypriot celebrations and exciting sports events, Limassol promises an unforgettable experience for locals and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in the city's rich culture and history as you explore the many events in Limassol.
Hold onto your hats, folks! Larnaka is about to take you on a wild rollercoaster ride of events that'll have you laughing, dancing, and munching your way through this lively Cypriot city. Fancy a little art with a side of giggles? Or perhaps a sporty shindig followed by a foodie fiesta? Whatever tickles your fancy, Larnaka's got it all. So grab your party shoes, gather the family, and let loose in this delightful coastal city that promises to turn your frown upside down!
Get ready to rumble in Nicosia, the bustling capital of Cyprus, where every corner is bursting with surprises and chuckles! From quirky art installations to toe-tapping music gigs and scrumptious food extravaganzas, Nicosia has something for every flavor of fun-seeker. Don't be shy – bring the whole gang along for a delightful romp through the city's hidden gems and high-energy events. So strap on your adventure boots and dive into the uproarious whirlwind that is Nicosia – the city that never stops laughing!
Epiphany - Epiphany festival
Good Friday - Processions take place in all towns at 9pm.
Easter - On Easter Saturday, solemn services are held at 11 p.m. in all churches. On Easter Sunday, fun Easter games are held in many places, e.g. Paphos.
April to June
Musical Sundays - Free musical concerts (jazz, classical, rock, folk) on Sundays in front of the Turkish Fort in Paphos, at the Onisilos Seaside Theater in Limassol and on the waterfront in Larnaka.
Anthestiria - Spring Flower Festival with flower parades in Larnaca, Limassol and Pafos.
International Bellapais Music Festival - Classical music in the monastery ruins above Keryneia/Girne.
Shakespeare Festival - On several days in the ancient theater of Kourion.
Kataklismós Festival (Festival of the Flood) - Traditional festival in Larnaka commemorating Noah's rescue from the Sin Flood with fair on the waterfront, concerts and sports competitions.
Church Harvest Festivals - festivals with music and dancing in many towns and at the Kýkko Monastery.
Beginning of September
Páfos Aphrodite Festival - Three evenings of opera in front of the Turkish fort at the port of Paphos.
Limassol Wine Festival
Church Harvest Festivals - in Ómodos, Páno, Léfkara and at Stavrovoúni Monastery.
Music Festival - classical music, choral music, flamenco and rock music in Kerýneia Castle, Bellapais Monastery and Sálamis Amphitheater.
3 - 4 October
Church consecration festivities in Kalopanagióthis