We have a lot of music festivals here on the island until the end of October. Plus some food festivals and the Medieval one in Ayia Napa. So, plenty of events to choose from, and have some fun on your holiday in Cyprus!
80’s – 90’s Disco Party
August 19, starting 9:00 PM
Limassol old harbor area
It is summer, it is hot, and it is the perfect time to go to a party! The people from Limassol municipality organized 80’s – 90’s Disco Party right next to the Old Harbor. That is in the tourist area, close to Marina. All you have to do is show up and have some fun!
More details, here
Paphos Beer Festival
August 31, at 6 PM
Medieval Castle of Paphos
The Paphos Beer Festival Returns for its 12th Edition – A Beer Lover’s Paradise Awaits!
Mark your calendars for the much-awaited return of the Paphos Beer Festival (PBF) for its 12th edition. From 31 August – 3 September 2023, the picturesque Paphos Medieval Castle square will transform into a beer lover’s paradise.
For details, check the link
August 31, 8:00 PM – 12:00 PM
31th of August there is a Blue Moon and also the MoonWalk Festival in Protaras. There will be 29 stages and as many musical shows on the boardwalk between Protaras – Fig Tree Bay – and Pernera – Saint Nicholas Chapel.
Last year it was a total success, so we have big expectations this year also.
Cyprus Sneaker Convention Summer Edition 2023
Larnaka Municipal Market
On the 2nd of September, in the center of Larnaca, the 2nd floor in the Municipal Market, we can buy the sneakers that we need to walk through the festivals in Cyprus 😁
You will find there BUY-SELL-TRADE, Sneakers, Streetwear, Clothing, Accessories, Collectibles, Art and paintings and many more. Live Dj Shows, Street Food Vendors, Coffee, Cocktails and Drinks, Raffles and Competitions.
Check here for details!
Nicosia Street Quest 2023
September 5, 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Your “Quest” is to navigate to up to 21 location points on the map of Nicosia (within the city walls) and answer a simple, non-cryptic question at each location (eg – what is the colour of the door at number 18? How many mannequins in the shop window?). Each question is worth either 10, 20 or 30 points. There is a BONUS Question at each event worth 50 points. The total time allowed is 60 minutes. There will be 5 penalty point for every minute late back. So make sure you are back within an hour from your start time!
You can subscribe for this event here
Larnaca Jazz Festival
Zouchuri Square, Larnaca
We have the first Jaz Festival in Larnaca this year! Two nights of music under the stars in the new Square opened in the old town, very close to Saint Lazarus church.
We will be able to enjoy four bands on the 7th and 8th of September. The entrance is free, and the music will start at 8:30 in the evening.
The bands that will perform at this first edition are Ioanna Troullidou Sextet and Jazz Friends Sextet on the first night, and then Steppin’ Out Jazz Band and Macumba on the second night of the festival.
The organizers promise us ”an unforgettable musical experience, bringing together jazz lovers and not only, for two nights full of rhythms and melodies. The festival is expected to offer a variety of fine artists and musical expressions that they reflect the freedom and diversity of Jazz.”
As this is an international festival, we are expecting to have a Guinness World Record.
In Xylogafou we have the potato ”statue” that attracted a lot of laughs at the moment when it was put in place by the municipality!
Flying Away Festival 2023
Orfeas Stadium Nicosia
The Flying Away Art & Music Festival is making an appearance again this year with the 15th festival in a row. For one more year it will be the core of art and music in Cyprus, continuing its long journey.
As we all know art and or music are necessary for our mental well-being wich we must protect and support it. In addition, we have discovered that they are much stronger when they are combined.
Artists, musicians, food-vendors, everybody is welcomed.
More about it, here
Electronic music festival will take place at an industrial factory in Limassol from September 22nd. More than 14 DJ will be there to entertain you for 3 days. The price for just 1 day is 55 euros and if you want to go all three days, you have to pay 150 euros.
Check here the prices for the VIP section or just buy your ticket!
International Day of Peace Run
The International Day of Peace is coming up and like in the previous years, it’s a chance to invite everyone to run with us in Nicosia! This will be an easy 6-7 km run with runners from both sides and will pass by some major streets of the whole of Old Nicosia.
The event is organized by RUNITE, a group of friends from across the island who love to run together and have organized running events in different parts of Cyprus.
We will start and finish at the Home for Cooperation. Drinks will be offered at the end.
Please carry your IDs with you in order to cross the checkpoints.
More about it and how to participate, here
Municipal Gardens, Nicosia – 16:00-23:00
Local craft beer, live bands, and street food. The perfect recipe for a very good weekend.
You can try the local microbrewery beers all in one place, at FOAM Festival that starts tonight, in Nicosia, at the Municipal Gardens. It will be easy to find it since it is close to the old city.
All you have to do is go to Nicosia, have 5 euros ready to pay for your entrance, and then the fun can begin!
The festival starts on Friday, September 29, at 16:00, and will continue on Saturday and Sunday.
September 29 – October 1
Old Port, Limassol
The festival lasts for three days and will include booths where the visitor will be able to taste, learn about and buy beehive products (honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax) as well as cosmetics made from bee products.
There will also be activities for children.
Admission to all festival events is free.
September 30 – October 1
Spilia village, Troodos
In 2022 At Mushroom Festival, the Spilia community, the Cyprus Chefs Association and Kyriakides Mushrooms built the largest pan ever seen with a diameter of 4 metres!
The pan was placed in the square of the Festival and was used to break the World Record for the largest serving of sautéed mushrooms with a total weight of 1210 kg!
Check out here more about this festival!
Medieval Festival Ayia Napa
This has reached its 18th edition this year. Ayia Napa Medieval festival is bringing by the sea many groups of people that cherish the medieval times and the culture from those days. We will have medieval music, medieval costumes and a lot of fun!
Every night of the festival will start with the parade in the center of the city which will be followed by a show at the amphitheater next to the church.
Limassol Municipal Gardens
Theree will be a lot of wine, live music, folk art and workshops for children. It has reached its 62nd edition already! So, if you like Cyprus wines, maybe you should try to make it!
Protaras SwimRun Cyprus 2023
October 15, 8:00 AM
There is a long race and a short one. The long run starts from Montego restaurant between Pernera and Protaras and goes on the shore to Cape Greco Plato and back. This run is 25 km.
The short-distance race also starts again from Montego restaurant, follows the same route as the long run until Cyclops Cave in Konnos Bay area and then returns back to the start. This run is 13 km.
More about the event you can find here
🚩 And the list is still open for more events to be added if they come up!