Lefkada offers a variety of events that include concerts, cultural events, art exhibits and folklore festivals. Every summer, the Cultural Center of Lefkada organizes "Celebrations of Speech and Arts" with various events to suit every taste. You can also attend theater productions, concerts by touring artists and the "International Folklore Festival". Many religious celebrations and festivals are organized during the summer in various villages.

From May to October, whatever month you visit Lefkada you will surely find an event that interests you:


  • Art Exhibit of the Ionian Islands
  • 3-day Celebration of the Unification of the Ionian Islands (Municipality of Lefkada and Municipality of Nydri)
  • Festival of Choirs


  • Religious Feast of the Holy Spirit at the Monastery of Faneromeni
  • Traditional Folklore Festivals:
    - in the Municipality of Tsoukalades on the Day of the Holy Spirit
    -In the Municipality of Nikiana on All Saints Day
    -In the Municipality of Agios Petros on St. Apostle Day


  • Nautical Week
  • Philharmonic Meet
  • Varkarola
  • Valaoriteia, Nydri
  • Traditional Folklore Festival of Agios Elias in Eglouvi
  • Celebration of Agia Kyriaki in the Church of Agia Kyriaki at Geni and traditional folklore festival in Vlyxo


  • Oregano Celebration in Karya
  • Celebration of the Lentil at Agios Donatos in Eglouvi
  • Celebrations of Speech and Arts (Science Symposiums, Art Exhibits, Theater Productions, Artists' Concerts)
  • International Folklore Festival
  • Reconstruction of a traditional village wedding and Folklore traditional feast of Agios Spyridon in Karya
  • Traditional celebration feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Tsoukalades, Lygia, Syvota and Vasiliki).

September and October:

  • Wine Festival (Municipalities of Sfakiotes and Apolpaina)