Annual events and festivals in Paphos and the surrounding area include:

  • February
    • Limassol Carnival is an event which draws many tourists to the area.  Located outside of Paphos but celebrated by many people there, this is the area’s version of Mardi Gras.  More information is on the official website: 
  • March
    • The Paphos Marathon is an annual event enjoyed by participants and spectators alike.
    • Classical Games is a one day celebration of the ancient Olympic games which started in the area.
  • May
    • Flower Festival is a beautiful way to celebrate spring in the area.  More information on this outdoor festival is online at
  • June

  • July
    • Concert for the Youth is just one concert in a series of summer concerts which take place in Paphos in July.
    • Koumandaria Festival celebrates the wine of the region.
  • August
    • Arkadia Festival is located in nearby Kallepeia and is intended to celebrate the beauty of the area.
  • September
    • Aphrodite Festival is an annual opera festival which takes place at Castle Square.
  • March-October
    • Do not forget to visit "The Bar Street" in Pafos; which is the best place for entertainment, bars, clubs and even restaurants for your night out. For updated information on events which may be annual or single-time events, visit http://www.visitpafos.com/ .