What’s on in October?
10th Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon || 15 – 16 October 2022
International Thessaloniki Night-Half Marathon is one of the 5 most popular racing events in Greece and attracts over 20,000 runners from Northern Greece and all over the world. This event is a celebration for the city of Thessaloniki, as it gives a different color to the city center, making it a unique life experience for the thousands of runners who participate. Every year as the sun sets, the central streets of Thessaloniki are flooded with people of all ages, sending the message of sports, joy and life.
MEAS TRITON in cooperation with the Municipality of Thessaloniki, under the aegis of SEGAS and the support of EAS SEGAS of Thessaloniki announces the annual International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon - ZeniΘ as well as the 5km Health and Power Walking Race.
The Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon starts at Navarchou Kountouriotou Str. (Thessaloniki Port Authority). The Halfmarathon route follows the streets: Navarchou Kountouriotou, Nikis Avenue, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue, 180-degree turn about at Georgiou Papandreou Avenue, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue, right turn in 3rd Septemvriou Str., left turn and entrance to Adronikou Str., Tsimiski, Politechniou, 180-degree turn and entrance to Karatasou Str. and Kountouriotou Str. At this point the runners complete the first round. Running the route twice, the runners finish at the White Tower.
5.000m Race: Starts at the City Hall of Thessaloniki and finishes at the White Tower.
Save the date: 15th & 16th October 2022! Be there!
57th DIMITRIA Festival || 1-20 October 2022
Starting on October 1st and going through to October 20th, artists from Greece and around the world, will meet on the numerous stages of the 57th Dimitria Festival. Art and entertainment offered to the audience through a modern artistic viewpoint are the elements that characterize the Dimitria Festival, while the program on display covers the entire spectrum of artistic creation.
Find here the full program: https://e-dimitria.gr/en/home/
KAPANI PROJECT|| 1-2 October 2022
Kapani Project is a fresh and multidimensional cultural action in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Kapani, the city’s oldest market was in its heyday the point of reference for trading life in Thessaloniki. As a creative reaction to the gradual demise of the market, the project holds Kapani out again as a place of interaction where tradition meets creativity, society, and professional mobility. Amongst the pictures, aromas, colors and traditions, musicians, actors, and conjectural artists collaborate with Kapani’s tradespeople, against the backdrop of the traditional open-air stalls and the market’s bustling lanes -they experiment and co-create.
KIDOT Festival || 8-9 October 2022
The biggest family festival returns with an impressive outdoor village!
After two years, the KIDOT Festival returns renewed, bigger, more playful and more disruptive than ever! This year, we are meeting in an even bigger space, in the outdoor space of TIF Helexpo (Thessaloniki), on the weekend of October 8 and 9, 2022 and we are creating an impressive outdoor village for all children and their families!
We are waiting for you at the biggest family celebration with all day events, market, workshops, side events, lounge areas, playgrounds food & drinks corners, but also many spectacular surprises!
AGUA SALSA FESTIVAL || 14-16 October 2022
Join AGUA SALSA FESTIVAL to a unique salsa experience in Thessaloniki! Three days of workshops, classes, music and dance in cuban rythms!
Balkan Fest || 21 October 2022
Balkan Festival renews its appointment and presents another celebration of solidarity and culture, through the highlighting of diversity, diversity, but also the common elements, characteristics of the people and countries of the Balkans.
Balkan Fest promises a special evening full of scents, tastes, images and Balkan music. The visitors of the WE Mall will have the opportunity to "travel" to the cities of the Balkan peninsula, taste the delicacies of the Balkan cuisine and have fun with Balkan music and sounds!
29th Agrotica - The largest trade fair in the agricultural machinery sector! || 20-23 October 2022
Agrotica opened its doors for the first time in 1985 and since then, every event has attracted thousands of people who want to be informed about the new trends and global technology covering the entire spectrum of agricultural entrepreneurship. It is the largest trade fair in the sector of agricultural machinery, equipment, and supplies in the Balkans and the Southeastern Mediterranean, and one of the five most important primary sector exhibition events in Europe.
The 29th Agrotica will make its presence felt in Thessaloniki from 20 to 23 October 2022, at the International Exhibition and Conference Centre of the city, and it is expected to be the reference point of the agricultural sector for yet another year and a key meeting place for exhibitors to network. At the same time, it will also act as a field of scientific discussion on sector issues through its well-established Agricultural Panhellenic Conference and with the hospitality of an impressive number of hosted buyers from abroad, this year's Agrotica will be expected to capture in the most reliable way, the pulse of the rural economy and growth in the country.