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Regular winter events
Below are some of the regular events that take place on Mykonos during off-season months. Schedules can vary, so be sure to confirm events with the individual establishments if you’re interesting in dropping by for a specific party. MARCH 13 UPDATE: In accordance with coronavirus control directives issued by the Greek government, parties and other events either have been or most likely will be cancelled, as many bars, clubs, restaurants and cafes are suspending their operations until further notice. El Burro has announced it will be open only for takeaway food and beverage orders, while Rustic Grill has announced it will remain closed temporarily.
Rustic Grill throws a karaoke party every Wednesday night
Notorious holds a Fridayoke party on most Friday nights
Vegera gets into party mode with a live DJ on most weekends, specifically Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.
The Dance Club by Mykonos holds a Latin Party every Saturday night
Each Sunday night, El Burro throws a party with music provided by a live DJ
Events in March
Appaloosa restaurant is throwing a Masque Party on Sunday March 1, with music by DJ B-B
DJ Jerry plays for the Masque Party at El Burro on Sunday March 1
Maizevelo is hosting another Του νοου ας μπετερ (To know us better) live Greek music event on Sunday March 1 starting at 3 p.m.
On Friday March 6, Central presents an acoustic performance by Dora and Jon Voyager
DJ Jerry will be on the decks for the parties at Vegera this weekend. The parties start at 10 pm on Friday March 6 and Saturday the 7th, and after lunch on Sunday the 8th.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Mykonos department of culture, sport and youth will present Music Diamonds, a tribute to great women of song, including Barbara Streisand, Shirley Bassey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, and others. The event takes place Saturday March 7 at 8 p.m. in the Grypareio Cultural Center.
DJ Apostolis G provides the music for El Burro’s Sunday Party on March 8
Toro Loco will be open on Friday March 13 but will then close operations until further notice, in accordance with government directives aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
The El Burro Friday Party on March 13 has been cancelled in accordance with Greek government directives aimed at controlling the coronavirus outbreak.
Nikos Sapountzakis was scheduled to perform at Central on Saturday March 14; however, the bar has announced it is cancelling the show, and other live music events that had been planned for spring, as a precaution against the coronavirus. Central says its live events will resume in the fall.
The March 15 Sunday Party at El Burro has been cancelled in accordance with Greek government directives aimed at controlling the spread of the coronavirus.
Events in April
Saturday April 11 is opening day for 180º Sunset Bar
Events in May
Since Greece’s lockdown measures for its citizens are gradually being eased during May, and foreign travel to the country remains restricted until possibly July, no parties will be taking place on Mykonos during this month.
Events in July
Boris Brejcha and Ann Clue are the headline acts appearing at Cavo Paradiso on Sunday July 12
Steve Aoki will perform at Cavo Paradiso on Tuesday July 14
The annual Made in Mykonos party featuring music by DJ Vassili Tsil Christos takes place Saturday July 25 at Nammos
Events in August
The Chainsmokers return to Cavo Paradiso for a Full Moon Party on Monday August 3
Events that took place in February
Mokka Brunch will host weekend “after brunch” parties with DJ Ten on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 7 p.m., and Sundays at noon
Familia Musicata will perform live at Central on Saturday February 1 at 10 p.m.
Wild Cafe Bar is throwing a special party on Saturday February 1 with music by DJs Valentino and Haris Ksydis, and saxophonist Dionisia Georgiadou
DJ Jerry plays for the Sunday Party at El Burro on February 2
The Veronis Brothers bring their rock & Greek music act to Central on Friday February 7 starting at 10 p.m.
DJ Apostolis G. will be on the decks for the Sunday Party at El Burro on February 9
Notorious holds its weekly Fridayoke party on February 14
Vegera starts its winter season of weekend parties on Friday February 14 with music by DJ Jerry. The parties will take place every Friday and Saturday.
Enjoy Cafe Bar presents Kostas Penitas and Anna Foivou for its Valentine’s Day party on Friday February 14
Lovemeze presents live Greek musical entertainment on Friday February 14
ΜέθΩδος των Τριών will perform at Central on Saturday February 15
On Saturday February 15, Enjoy Cafe Bar will host an evening of live Cretan and traditional island music
DJ Jerry plays for the Sunday Party at El Burro on February 16
On Thursday February 20, Captain’s presents Οδός ρεμπέτικου…. Τσικνοπέμπτη, a live rebetiko music event starting at 8 p.m.
Rustic Grill shifts its weekly karaoke party to Thursday (February 20) for this week only
On Thursday February 20, Toro loco gets into the Carnival spirit with a Maske Party
DJ Jerry plays for the weekend parties at Vegera on Friday February 21 and Saturday February 22
Notorious holds its weekly FridayOke party on February 21
Singer Tilemachos Zeis performs at Mokka Brunch on Friday February 21
Rustic Grill presents live Greek music by Euripidis and Kostas on Saturday February 22
Opera Chaotique will appear at Central on Saturday February 22
On Saturday February 22, El Burro is hosting a Gatsby’s Masque Party on behalf of Sychroni Paideia, the local school association
DJ Apostolis G. will be on the decks for the Sunday Party at El Burro on February 23
Vegera is throwing a party on Sunday February 23 with music by DJ Thodoris Ntontos. The party starts at 7 p.m.
On Sunday February 23, Central gets into the Carnival spirit with a Latin & Cuba Party featuring music by DJ Igor
In addition to its weekly karaoke party, Rustic Grill will present an Oriental Dance Night on Wednesday February 26
Taverna Kandavlos presents live Greek music entertainment starting at 9 p.m. on Friday February 28 and again at 3 p.m. on Sunday March 1
For Carnival weekend, Vegera will celebrate with Τριήμερο — three days of parties — on Friday February 28, Saturday the 29th and Sunday March 1. DJ Stelios Kolaxidis will be on the decks.
Toroloco is throwing a 3-day “Carnival Ball” with parties on Friday February 28, Saturday the 29th and Sunday March 1
The group Rosey & The Hummingbirds (Dora Tsiga & her friends Elena Malamou, Dimitris Partzaklo and Sotiris Pepela) bring their Great Gatsby Swing Party to Central on Saturday February 29
The Dance Club by Mykonos will be hosting a Latin Party every Saturday night at the Dilos Shopping Center in Argyraina. The February 29 event is a Masque Party, and admission is free.
On Saturday February 29, Captain’s presents an evening of live Greek music entertainment, featuring Lefteri Kantenaso on violin, Grigoris Xydakis on bouzouki, and Makis Sykiniotis on lute. The event starts at 8 p.m.
Events that took place during January
El Burro is throwing a pre-Theofaneia party with music by DJ Jerry on Sunday January 5
The Dance Club By Mykonos is throwing a party on Friday January 10 to celebrate the grand opening of its new dance school
Kostas and Euripides play a live show at Rustic Grill on Saturday January 11
DJ Apostolis G will be on the decks for the Sunday Party at El Burro on January 12
Rustic Grill holds its weekly Karaoke Party on Wednesday January 15
Rustic Grill presents live music featuring Kostas and Euripides on Saturday January 18
DJ Jerry plays for the Sunday Party at El Burro on January 19
Musicians Thodoris Sbilis and Iliana Koretsi will perform at Central on Saturday January 25
Rustic Grill presents live Greek music by Kostas and Euripides on Saturday January 25
DJ Apostolis G plays for the Sunday Party at El Burro on January 26
Maizevelo is hosting a “To Know Us Better” social evening with live music on the afternoon of Sunday January 26
The weekly karaoke party takes place at Rustic Grill on Wednesday January 29
Taverna Kandavlos continues its live Greek music events on Friday evening (January 31) and Sunday afternoon (February 2)