Photo: Thomas Gravanis

With its small but vibrant LGBTQ+ scene, Athens is a city where everyone is welcome and diversity is celebrated. There are many places you can watch dazzling drag shows in this city; from slapstick acts in drag to glittery extravaganzas, there’s something for everyone.

By Kiriakos Spirou

a man looking at the camera, other people sitting on the sidewalk outside of a nighclub
a drag performer laughing on stage holding a huge feathered hand fan.
a drag performer on stage.
a drag performer on stage, rainbow lights behind them, smoke around them.

Venues with smaller gigs

A rainbow bar. A rainbar! At Shamone.

Courtesy: Shamone

Celebrating all colours at the Athens Pride.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Annual LGBTQ+ Events