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Patras Parties on Last Weekend of Greek Carnivals

Events for this year's Patras Carnival in western Greece are coming to a climax this weekend, when the celebration season ends with the Grand...

Crete’s Rethymno Celebrates Colorful Greek Carnival (Photos and Video)

It all started back in 1914 and ever since, year after year, the Cretan city of Rethymno hosts a traditional carnival celebration like no...

Check Out The Annual ‘Flour War’ in The Small Fishing Town of Galaxidi (Video)

Times are tough throughout Greece but the residents of the coastal fishing town of Galaxidi have found a unique and entertaining way to relive...

Unfazed by Rain, Revelers Dress Up and Dance at Patras’ Grand Carnival Parade

Thousands of visitors and Carnival crews ignored the rain and enjoyed dancing and singing at the main parade on Sunday afternoon in the center...

Zombies Take Over Syntagma at the 5th Annual Walk of the Zombies! (Photos)

What started back in 2010 in Athens as a revival of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" - where Greeks dressed up in their best zombie costumes -...

Greece Celebrates with Carnival Events Across the Country

Carnival is a time when Greek of all ages dress up in costumes and go to various events. Over this weekend the entire country participated...

The Pirates of the Aegean: Greece’s Largest Sea Carnival

Despite bad weather conditions that marked this year's Carnival in Greece, the Sea Carnival of Chalkida was carried out again with a huge success...

Clean Monday Traditions: Greek Recipes and How to Make Your Own Kite [video]

Clean Monday, also known as Ash Monday, marks the beginning of the 40-day Easter Fast as well as the end of the Carnival. The fast lasts...

Greece’s Top Carnival Destinations

This Sunday marks the end of the carnival and the beginning of the 40-day Fast before Easter Sunday. However, the end of the carnival...

Corfu Turns Into 18th Century Venice for the Carnival

Corfu will be transformed into a 18th century Venice for the Carnival season once again and the island will be full of counts, dukes,...

Tsiknopempti : The ‘All the Meat You Can Eat’ Thursday

"Tsiknopempti" is the name of the day in Greece that marks the official start of the carnival festivities. The day is celebrated on a...

Carnival Events Across Greece

Many carnival events took place this weekend across Greece, despite the fact that everyone's attention is turned to Brussels for tomorrow's critical Eurogroup. People dressed...

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