Limassol Events, Things to Do and Festivals 2014 / 2015

(Limassol, Cyprus)

Photograph of local carnival festivitiesEvery month throughout the year, there is something of interest taking place in Limassol, in the form of seasonal festivals, local events and religious celebrations. Popular things to do in Limassol include the springtime carnival processions in late February / early March, roughly six weeks prior to Easter, commencing with the arrival of the King Carnival.

These carnival festivities are the biggest on Cyprus and last around 11 days, with all kinds of entertainment options, such as fancy dress competitions, a children's parade, food stalls, open-air live music and Cypriot sporting events. However, it is the Limassol Wine Festival each September that draws the largest crowds.

Further image of carnival procession in the city

Limassol Calendar of Festivals and Events 2014 / 2015: General Information

The Limassol Wine Festival lasts for just under two weeks and starts August 30th and runs until September 11th every year, being based within the Municipal Gardens. This hugely popular event provides visitors and holiday makers with the opportunity to sample a variety of Cypriot wines, both cheap and more expensive. As well as wine, there is also plenty of tasty food to enjoy, together with traditional folk music and dancing.

Other leading annual events in the Limassol area include: