During the months of the extended tourist season, with summer lasting from spring all the way through to late fall, Kos is in celebration mode, with festivities and good times abounding.
Events of all types, religious in origin or celebrating Mother Nature, resonate across the island, whose residents are ever aware of the fact that life needs a healthy dose of fun and entertainment.
The Wine Festival in Mastichari during the first week of August. Locals are proud of the high-quality wine they produce and celebrate by treating all visitors to free wine and local tidbits.Read more
The Fish Festival in Kefalos during the first half of August. This festival is part of the greater Hippocratia festivities and the Trawl Festival one month later, during the first half of September every year in the same village.Read more
The island’s largest and most famous festival, the “ Hippocratia ”, in honour of the great Hippocrates, who was from the island and one of world history’s most noted figures.Read more
The Honey Festival in Antimachia on the first Saturday following the Feast of the Assumption (August 15th), where honey-based sweets are sharedRead more