CITY CALENDAR

A re you a visitor, a traveller, a professional? Are you an early bird or a last-minute passenger? Whoever you are you surely want to find out what is going on in the city during your stay.
Thessaloniki is Greece’s second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre; it is a major transportation hub for Greece and southeastern Europe, notably through the Port of Thessaloniki. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life in general, and is considered to be Greece’s cultural capital. Events such as the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival are held annually, while Thessaloniki was the 2014 European Youth Capital.

FESTIVALS & EXHIBITIONS

MONTHFESTIVALWEB
MarchDocumentary Festival
AprilIn-Edit International Music Documentary Film Festival
SpringInternational Book Fair
SpringPanhellenic Book Festival
SpringThessaloniki Dance Festival (TDF)
SummerMoni Lazariston Festival
AugustTaratsa International Film Festival
SeptemberMysticon - Thessaloniki Mystery Festival
SeptemberStreet Mode Festival
SeptemberUrban Picnic Festival
September-OctoberDimitria Festival
AutumnReworks – International Music Festival
AutumnVorOina Festival
NovemberInternational Film Festival
NovemberThesspuppet Festival – International Puppet and Mime Festival
During the YearFood Festival

VARIOUS EVENTS

MONTHEVENTWEB
JuneNaked Bike Ride
JuneGay Pride
During the YearTEDxThessaloniki
SeptemberThe day of Colors
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Thessaloniki is a popular tourist destination in Greece. In 2013, National Geographic Magazine included Thessaloniki in its top tourist destinations worldwide, while in 2014 Financial Times FDI magazine (Foreign Direct Investments) declared Thessaloniki as the best mid-sized European city of the future for human capital and lifestyle.

HELEXPO – TIF EXHIBITIONS

MONTHNAMEEXHIBITIONWEB
JanuaryAgroticaInternational Exhibition Of Agricultural Machinery, Equipment And Supplies
January-FebruaryZootechniaInternational Fair For Livestock & Poultry
FebruaryInfacomaInternational Exhibition Of Building Materials, Insulation, Joinery, Plumbing, Preconstruction And Technology
FebruaryArtozymaInternational Exhibition Of Bakery, Confectionery, Machinery, Equipment, Ready-Made Products
MarchDetropInternational Exhibition Of Food, Beverages, Machinery, Equipment & Packaging
MarchOenosInternational Wine Fair
MarchAgroThessalyPan-Hellenic Fair For Agriculture & Livestock
MarchVerginaGifts, Jewelry, Accessories, Toys, Seasonal Items
AprilSalonica ElectronixSectoral Congress Of Security And Television Systems
April-MayFlower ExhibitionInternational Trade Event Of Fruits And Vegetables
MayFurnidecProfessional International Furniture Exhibition
JuneExpo BabyPregnancy – Baby - Christening
AprilSportExpo MarathonInternational Exhibition Of Sporting Goods And Equipment
AprilDance Festival – TDFDance Festival
AprilFresconInternational Trade Show For Fruit & Vegetables
MayMoto Show – SMFΜoto Show
MayThessaloniki International Book FairInternational Book Fair
MayThessaloniki Tuning ShowCar Exhibition
MayFuneral ExpoExhibition For Funeral And Cemetery Equipment
MayOrthodoxiaExhibition Of Ecclesiastical Art
SepteberThessaloniki International Fair – TIFInternational Fair
OctoberPharma PointPharmaceutical Congress & Exhibition
OctoberKosmimaInternational Jewelry Exhibition, Watches, Precious Stones, Machinery, Equipment
NovemberPangritia EkthesiDomestic Products & Services Exhibition
NovemberPhiloxeniaInternational Tourism Fair
NovemberHoteliaInternational Hotel Equipment Exhibition
NovemberArt Thessaloniki International FairInternational Art Fair
NovemberBeauty GreeceInternational Trade Fair Of Cosmetics

WEATHER IN THESSALONIKI

All Year Climate and Weather Averages in Thessaloniki

High Temp 32°C
Low Temp 2°C
Mean Temp 16°C
Precipitation 11.3 mm
Humidity 67%
Dew Point 9°C
Wind 10 km/h
Pressure 1017 mbar
Visibility 10 km

Hottest Month July (26°C avg)
Coldest Month January (6°C avg)
Wettest Month December (19,9 mm avg)
Windiest Month June (11 km/h avg)
Annual Rainfall 135,5 mm (per year)

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Based on weather reports
collected during 1985–2015.
© Custom Weather

HOLIDAYS IN 2018

MONTHDATEDAYHOLIDAYTYPE
January01MondayNew Year's DayPublic holiday
January06SaturdayEpiphanyPublic holiday
January30TuesdayThe Three Holy HierarchsObservance
February19MondayShrove MondayPublic holiday
March20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
March25SundayIndependence DayPublic holiday
April06FridayGood FridayPublic holiday
April08SundayEaster SundayPublic holiday
April09MondayEaster MondayPublic holiday
May01TuesdayLabor Day / 1st MayPublic holiday
May28MondayHoly Spirit MondayPublic holiday
June21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
July24TuesdayThe Restoration of DemocracyObservance

  

MONTHDATEDAYHOLIDAYTYPE
August15WednesdayDormition of the Holy VirginPublic holiday
September23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
October26Friday(1) Feast day of Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of the city; (2) Liberation of the city from the Turkish rule. Public holiday (only in Thessaloniki)
October28SundayThe Ochi dayPublic holiday
November17SaturdayPolytechneioObservance
November21WednesdayOHI day – Armed Forces DayObservance
December21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
December25TuesdayChristmas DayPublic holiday
December26WednesdaySynaxis of the Mother of GodPublic holiday

FULL MOON CALENDAR 2018

Electricity in Greece is 220V,
with a frequency of 50hz.

MONTH DAY
January 02
January 31
March 02
March 31
April 30
May 29
June 28
July 27
August 26
September 25
October 24
November 23
December 22

TIME ZONE
Daylight Saving Time (DST)

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2017 Sun 26 Mar / +1h UTC+3h
  Sun 29 Oct / -1h UTC+2h
2018 Sun 25 Mar / +1h UTC+3h
  Sun 28 Oct / -1h UTC+2h
2019 Sun 31 Mar / +1h UTC+3h
  Sun 27 Oct / -1h UTC+2h
2020 Sun 29 Mar / +1h UTC+3h
  Sun 25 Oct / -1h UTC+2h

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