Festivals and Local Events Calendar
Kadıköy Winter Art Festival 5 - 6 February
At the festival jointly organized by Kadıköy Municipality and Turkey Youth Academy; interviews, concerts, theater plays and various workshops are held.
Datça Almond Blossom Festival 11 - 13 February
At the festival, where you can try various flavors made with almonds, you can also attend workshops in the fairground, watch concerts and dance performances.
İkizdere Çağrankaya Plateau Snow Hiking Festival February 26
A total of 23km in the altitude range of about 2000mt - 2500mt on snow. There will be snow walking. The walk, in which the natural conditions will be quite difficult but equally enjoyable, will be decorated with folk songs and horons accompanied by a jumpsuit from time to time.
Istanbul International Dance Festival 23 – 30 March
At the festival, where many local and foreign artists will exhibit their performances, workshops are also held for dance enthusiasts.
International Orange Blossom Carnival 31 March – 3 April
During the carnival in Adana, the streets smell of orange blossoms and you can try many different flavors. There are also events such as costume contests, dance performances and stage shows.
Alaçatı Home Herb Festival April 8
Alaçatı Herb Festival, which opens its doors to those who want to understand the nature of the region and observe the diversity of herbs, continues with events in accordance with the determined theme every year. Festival days; various conversations, colorful entertainments, stalls set up in the square and tasting activities are full of activities. Various competitions are also organized for the participants to be a part of the organization. Attracting attention with its unique architecture, heart-warming streets, cobblestones and stone houses, Alaçatı manages to maintain the magic of İzmir with colorful festivals.
International Urla Artichoke Festival 21 - 24 April
You can taste the flavors of the Aegean at the festival held in the last week of April every year. You can also attend workshops and cooking competitions with famous names.
Edirne Kakava – Hıdırellez Festivals May 5 - 6
Kakava Fire is lit on the first day of the festival, which is held every year to celebrate the arrival of spring. Then, the papers on which the wishes are written are first buried in the ground and thrown into the river the next morning. Horse races and game weather events are held throughout the festival.
Bozcaada Jazz Festival 19 – 21 August
At the festival where you can listen to jazz music day and night; Yoga workshops, talks, workshops and tastings are also held in the festival area.
Zeytinli Rock Festival 25-29 August
Turkey's important rock musicians participate in the festival held in Edremit, Balıkesir.
Bozcaada Culture, Art and Vintage Festival 2 - 4 September
In the festival, which aims to keep the traditional vintage culture alive; concerts, game tournaments, tastings and interviews are held.
Golden Orange Film Festival 2 - 9 October
In the festival held in Antalya since 1964; Along with free feature and short film screenings, foyer talks, panels and an award ceremony are held at the end of the festival.
Seb-i Arus Konya Ceremonies 7 – 17 December
The word Seb-i Arus means "Wedding Night". Mevlana counted the day of his death as "Hakka vuslat", that is, "Reunion with the Creator" (Wedding Day-Night). It includes activities such as sema ceremony, exhibition, panel, conference, theater and concert.