From outdoor movies to free jazz festivals and avant-garde theatre at ancient venues… whatever your age, interest or appetite, Athens has a festival for you. No matter what time of year you visit.

Arts & Culture

Athens - Epidaurus Festival

21 June - 10 August 2019

Courtesy: Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Courtesy: Art Athina

Art Athina

20 - 23 June 2019

Summer Nostos Festival

23 - 30 June 2019

Courtesy: SNF. Photo by Yannis Drakoulidis.

Courtesy: Athens Digital Arts Festival

Athens Digital Arts Festival

9 - 12 May 2019

Onassis Fast Forward Festival

5 - 19 May 2019

Courtesy: Fast Forward Festival

Courtesy: MIR Festival

MIR Festival

2019 Autumn TBA

Music Festivals

Plisskën Festival

December & June (Summer edition: 26-27 June 2019)

Courtesy: Plisskën Festival

Courtesy: Ejekt Festival

Ejekt Festival

17 July 2019

Megaron Concert Hall Garden Series

Summer 2019 TBA

Courtesy: The Athens Concert Hall

Courtesy: Colour Day Festival

Colour Day Festival

29 - 30 June 2019

Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival

27 May - 2 June 2019

Courtesy: Technopolis Jazz Festival

Courtesy: ADD Festival

ADD Festival

25 May 2019

Release Festival

7 - 30 June 2019 (various dates)

Courtesy: Release Festival

Vinyl is Back

Winter & Spring Editions, 2019 TBA

Cinema

Athens International Film Festival - AIFF (Premiere Nights)

18-29 September 2019

Photo: AIFF

Courtesy: AAGFF. Photo by Vangelis Patsialos.

Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival

October - November 2019 TBA

Panorama of European Cinema

October - December 2019 TBA

Courtesy: Panorama of European Cinema

Courtesy: AOAFF. Photo by Ioannis Stefanidis.

Athens Open Air Film Festival

5 June - 28 August 2019 (various dates)

Athens Short Film Festival

12 June 2019

Food & Drink

Burger Fest

19 - 22 September 2019

Courtesy: Burger Fest

Courtesy: Athens Street Food Festival

Athens Street Food Festival

10-12, 17-19, 24-26 May 2019

Athens Beer Festival

4 - 15 September 2019

Urban Culture

Athens International Tattoo Convention

10 - 12 May 2019

Courtesy: Athens International Tattoo Convention

Courtesy: AthensCon

AthensCon

December 2019 TBA

Athens Retro Festival

27 - 30 June 2019

Courtesy: Athens Retro Festival

Courtesy: Athens Science Festival

Athens Science Festival

3 - 7 April 2019