Yes, a rooftop ice skating rink opens in Athens on December, 2010, one of many Christmas in Athens events. The ice skating rink will be open from December 4, 2009 until late February 2010, daily from 11:00 to 23:30. Admission … Read More
Oscar winning, British actor Jeremy Irons will narrate the classic Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol on December 15 – 16, 2009 at the Athens Music Hall. Start Date: 2009-12-14 End Date: 2009-12-15 Tickets are available from the Megaron website, http://www.megaron.gr.
Athens is a city of neighborhoods, and though the central square has historically been the focus of the city’s holiday celebrations, this year the city has scheduled performances in the neighborhood squares, bringing the joy of the season a little … Read More
For the first time, the city will transform Kanari Square in Kypseli into a holiday wonderland! This year, with the square awash in lights, the 60 seat colorful carousel (previously in Syntagma Square) has a new home, which lets this ex-pat … Read More
Beginning December 20, 2008, the paths in and around the National Gardens will lead not to the peaceful green gardens so familar to locals, but to an enchanted forest of fairy tales. Young and young at heart should plan on a … Read More
It’s Christmas in Athens again, and once more the city will be awash in lights and celebration. While decorating began in November, along with a favorite Athenian pastime: shopping, the major downtown festivities begin this week. So, whether you currently … Read More
On Sunday, December 7, 2008 the Flisvos Marina Christmas Wonderland will light up with holiday spirit as a Seafaring Santa Claus arrives (by boat, what else?) to illuminate the marina’s 40 foot Christmas tree and officially open the Frozen Lake, … Read More
One of my favorite memories of Athens was strolling down Ermou Street several years ago just before Christmas and coming upon a group of classical musicians performing midway along the pedestrian street. Street musicians are common in Athens, from solo … Read More