Events in Thessaloniki during 2018
Visiting Thessaloniki can offer you memorable moments, apart from the beautiful place that you are going to visit, there might be a local event taking place in a nearby location. You have just entered the right site to discover all the tips on the interesting local festivals, events and celebrations.
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Thessaloniki International Festival of Photography “Photosynkyria” (February – mid April) – This event in Thessaloniki attracts the interest of the photographic and wide public. Exhibitions and events take place in several locations of the city such as museums, galleries and cafes.
Thessaloniki International Fair – Technological and cultural achievements of the Greek production as well as of the visiting countries are shown to the public. (www.tif.gr)
DMC DJ Championship – It is an annual DJ competition hosted at the International Trade Fair Of Thessaloniki.
Dimitria Fair (mid Sep – mid Dec) - This event in Thessaloniki is named after Agios Dimitrios (St. Demetrius), the patron Saint of the city and combines many events such as cultural, musical, theatrical and local crafting events.
Thessaloniki Xtreme Sports Festival - The best BMX, skateboard, skate roller, free running, street dance athletes gather from all over the world in order to perform and show the best of their abilities to the visitors. (www.extremesportsfestival.gr)
Thessaloniki Food Festival – During this Thessaloniki event the visitors have the opportunity to taste products from all over Greece. (http://foodfestival.thessaloniki.gr)
Thessaloniki International Film Festival - This Thessaloniki event is one of the world’s most known festivals during which film makers from all over the world gather to present their films. (www.filmfestival.gr)
Book Festival – It is a Thessaloniki Festival where more than 300.000 book titles are presented to the public. Even if the non-Greek books are limited, we invite you to visit this Fair, especially during the evening time just for the atmosphere. (www.thessalonikibookfair.com)
Cheap Art Exhibition (end of June – beginning of July) - This event in Thessaloniki features art pieces in very affordable rates. (www.cheapart.gr)
Open Theatre Festival (June to September) - During this Thessaloniki event pieces of Ancient Drama, European Theatre and Contemporary Greek plays are presented to the public in different locations of the city.
International Chamber Music Competition - This event in Thessaloniki is one of the most known classical music events in Greece.
THHF – The Thessaloniki Hip Hop Festival, one of the biggest hip-hop festivals in Greece.
The 2310 Festival - This Thessaloniki event takes place at Kaftanzoglio stadium, Thessaloniki’s largest stadium and is considered as one of the biggest music festivals in Greece.