At the festivals that take place on the island there are always a lot of people, food, wine and live music. An Ionian uniqueness is the waltz and tango songs that are played, as popular as any other folk songs.
Most popular festivals:
30 June, the Holy Apostles in Frikes.
17 July, St. Marina in Exogi.
20 July, the prophet Elijah, in Kioni.
Last weekend of July Wine Festival in Perachori.
5 & 6 August, του Σωτήρος, στο Σταυρό.
14 August, the Assumption of the Virgin Eve, in Anogi.
15 August, the Assumption of the Virgin, in Platrithia.
7 September, the Panagia Kathariotissa Eve, in Kathara.