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Mykonos parties, DJ shows and events in July 2021

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Kalua Mykonos July 23 social media post about the return of music to the island

Kalua restaurant and beach bar shared this post on social media July 22 to remind people that the temporary ban of music in bars, restaurants and clubs on Mykonos will end soon — so music and live entertainment from its resident songstress, Shaya Hansen, will resume in just a few days. The music ban and an overnight curfew are Covid control measures the Greek government is scheduled to lift on Monday July 26.

 

Velanos Mykonos restaurant on Mykonos

Velanos Mykonos is a brand-new restaurant that has just opened today (Tuesday July 20). It’s situated next to the National Bank near the airport, and is a great spot for breakfast and brunch, as well as sunset cocktails. The restaurant is open from 7 a.m.  until 1 a.m.

 

July 20 2021 grand opening announcement for Drunk Monkey Mykonos

Tuesday July 20 is grand opening for Drunk Monkey, a takeaway cocktail bar in Mykonos Town returning for its second summer on the island

 

Mykonos Brewing Company taproom

Mykonos Brewing Company is once again welcoming visitors to its taproom to taste its selection of locally-produced craft brews. The taproom is open Monday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Pere Ubu Mykonos barbecue event

On Thursday July 22, PERE UBU Mykonos restaurant at Kalesma Hotel will host a special summer barbecue event. Billed as “food for proud meat eaters,” the event will be “a celebration of all things cured, smoked and barbecued guided by the culinary craftsmanship of Beastalis.” The feast starts at 8 p.m., and reservations are required.

 

Joker Mykonos opening party 2021

The opening dinner, show and party event by Joker Mykonos takes place July 26 at Alesta restaurant. For information and reservations, contact Joker Mykonos through direct message on their Instagram.

 

Azul Condesa restaurant presents DJ Vaggelis Fotinos

Vaggelis Fotinos will be special guest DJ at Azul Condesa restaurant on Thursday July 29

 

Updated  on Thursday July 22

 

UPDATE: In an effort to stem a surge in Covid cases on Mykonos, the Greek government has imposed special restrictive measures on the island with a curfew and music ban that take effect Saturday July 17 at 6 p.m., and continue until July 26.  During this period, Mykonos bars, clubs and restaurants may not play any music, and there is an island-wide curfew from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. We will post further information when available, including club and bar announcements about DJ shows and other music events that were scheduled for the July 17 – 26 period. Cavo Paradiso, Skandinavian Bar and Hippie Fish have already issued notices about their operations during the lockdown — scroll down to see their social media announcements.

 

Wondering what’s happening today? Tomorrow? The day after that? Later this month? See page 2 for a day-by-day list of events taking place on Mykonos.

Keep scrolling on this page to see club DJ calendars for this month, along with important news updates about Covid restrictions applying to the Mykonos party scene and announcements of event cancellations and rescheduling resulting from those restrictions.

 

Instagram post clarifying the July 2021 situation on Mykonos

This Instagram post by a Mykonos resident, which explains the reasons for the island’s current restrictions,  is being widely shared on social media by local businesses to counter rumours that bars, clubs, restaurants and shops on Mykonos have been shut down.  Businesses are in fact open, and the music ban and curfew are expected to be lifted on July 26, if not sooner.

 

July 17 2021 announcement by Cavo Paradiso club Mykonos concerning Mykonos lockdown measures

This announcement by Cavo Paradiso club explains the Covid control measures imposed on Mykonos by the Greek government, and their impact on Cavo’s schedule of DJ shows for the next nine days.

 

July 17 2021 announcement by Skandinavian Bar Mykonos concerning government Covid restrictions

Skandinavian Bar posted this notice on social media to announce its hours of operation, with no music, from Saturday July 17 through to Monday July 26

 

July 17 2021 announcement by Hippie Fish beach club and restaurant on Mykonos concerning new Covid restrictions

Hippie Fish beach club and restaurant shared this message on social media after the new restrictions were announced for Mykonos

 

Cancellation notice for the July 19 2021 Joker Mykonos event

Organizers of the weekly Joker Mykonos dinner, show & DJ party events posted this notice on social media to advise that their first event, scheduled for Monday July 19, has been cancelled, and that they are awaiting word on whether they will be able to proceed with their July 26 event.

 

Cancellation notice for the Cretan Night at Rizes Folklore Farmstead

Music is banned until July 26 not only for Mykonos bars, dance clubs and restaurants, but also for private parties and even community cultural events — like the Cretan Night that had been scheduled for July 24 at Rizes Folklore Farmstead. The farmstead posted this cancellation notice on social media.

 

Cancellation notice for the July 26 Bordello Mykonos Italian Dinner Show

The opening party for Bordello Mykonos, The Italian Dinner Show event, had originally been scheduled for July 24. It has been cancelled because of the restrictive measures  on the island, and has been rescheduled for Wednesday July 28.

 

Admission policy for 180 Sunset Bar on Mykonos

180 Sunset Bar posted this notice on social media to outline its admission policy for guests beginning Friday July 16, in accordance with Greek government regulations

 

July 16 event cancellation notice by SantAnna X Rose Beach club on Mykonos

SantAnna X Rose Beach club has issued this announcement to explain why it has cancelled the July 16 event that was to feature Sven Vath and Ame.

 

July 23 event cancellation notice by SantAnna X Rose Beach club on Mykonos

And in another announcement, SantAnna X Rose Beach club explains the cancellation of its scheduled July 23 event featuring Sven Vath and Gerd Janson.

 

Mykonos Art Festival 2021 program of events for July

Update: This is the program of concerts and theatrical performances being held in July as part of the Mykonos Art Festival 2021.  As a result of the Greek government’s partial lockdown measures on Mykonos, the events scheduled for July 18, 20 and 24 have been cancelled and will be rescheduled. New dates for those performances will be announced in the near future. All the events are free to attend at the locations specified for each event.

 

Oyster Bar Evenings at Themis Z shop in Mykonos

Aw, shucks! Starting July 15, the THEMIS • Z shop in Mykonos Town will be hosting Oyster Bar Evenings in the store’s private garden every Thursday. This “unique THEMIS • Z experience” will offer “hand picked oysters and freshly caught shellfish from Mykonos or neighbouring islands served with our selection of Greek wines, champagne and unique cocktails.” There is limited availability for table reservations, so anyone interested in attending should direct message shop founder Themis Zouganeli through her Instagram.

 

Destino Pacha Mykonos Sun Souls opening party July 17 2021

Starting on Saturday July 17, the new Destino Pacha Mykonos hotel kicks off its Sun Souls daytime music events with an opening party featuring music by Huaira, Zace and Tsirekas.  The “poolside musical experience” events will take place every day from Friday to Wednesday, and continue until September 10.

 

What’s on: Planning to visit Mykonos during July, and wondering what sorts of parties and cultural events will be taking place on the island while you’re there?

Check out page 2 of this post, where we have compiled a day-to-day list events that have been officially announced to the public — including bar and beach club parties, DJ sets, special dinner party events, live singer performances, art shows, and more.

We’ve posted a few club party calendars and event highlights below, but you’ll find many more parties on page 2.

Events that have already taken place are listed on page 3, in case you’d like to see what you may have missed.

Events are continually being announced, so check back for updates.

 

Sanctus club Mykonos presents MUSE by Lehar and Musumeci

Every Thursday night, MUSE by Lehar & Musumeci will be on the decks at Sanctus. (Update: For “logistics reasons,” the July 8 opening party will be held at Farma House in Ftelia instead of at Sanctus.)

 

July 2021 DJ lineup at Sanctus club on Mykonos

This is the July DJ lineup for Sanctus club, which holds its season opening party on July 16

 

 

SantAnna beach club Mykonos presents Utopia with George K during summer 2021

Starting on July 8, SantAnna beach club will present Utopia — “the ultimate summer party” — featuring “a breathtaking live DJ & drums set” with drummer / producer/ DJ George K. The event will take place every Thursday and Sunday this summer.

 

DJ and musician Valeron

One of the most popular DJs on Mykonos, Valeron will be making weekly appearances for live shows at Noema restaurant and Scorpios beach club this month. You can catch his show at Noema on Fridays (July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30), and see him at Scorpios on Saturdays (July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31).

 

SantAnna Mykonos presents Sven Vath

Just announced: German DJ & electronic music producer Sven Väth will play for the Phos parties at SantAnna beach club on Fridays, from July 16 to August 13. The parties will begin in late afternoon and continue until midnight.

 

Hippie Fish beach club Mykonos

Every Wednesday and Saturday night, starting at 7 p.m., Hippie Fish restaurant and beach club at Agios Ioannis holds a Sunset Party. On Sundays, also starting at 7 p.m., the club throws a Greek Night party.

 

Tropicana Mykonos daily beach parties during 2021

There’s a beach party every day of the week at Tropicana club on Paradise beach, starting at 4.30 p.m.

 

Kensho Psarou Hotel Mykonos presents Constantin Nasiri & The Band

Constantin Nasiri & The Band will perform every Friday starting at 3 p.m. at the Kensho Psarou Hotel

 

Kalua Mykonos presents resident DJ Giannis Oikonomou during summer 2021

DJ Giannis Oikonomou will be on the decks every day from 4 p.m. for the beach parties at Kalua

 

Kalua Mykonos presents singer Shaya during summer 2021

Singer / entertainer Shaya also will be performing at Kalua every day, from Tuesday through Sunday

 

DJ Richard Horn appearances at Aroma Bar on Mykonos

DJ Richard Horn will play at Aroma Bar every Wednesday and Saturday night this summer

 

 

Click on the link below to see the day-to-day list of events happening on Mykonos during July.

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Mykonos parties, DJ shows and events during August 2021

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Updated on Wednesday July 14

 

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Mykonos XLSIOR Festival 2021 cancellation announcement

Today (Tuesday July 13), the Mykonos XLSIOR Festival posted this notice on social media to announce the cancellation of this year’s event — scheduled for late August — and to explain the reasons for its decision. This is the result of new restrictions the Greek government has imposed on bars, nightclubs, cinemas and other entertainment venues to control the sharp increase in the number of Covid cases the country has experienced during the past two weeks. The restrictions require that all patrons in indoor bars, clubs, restaurants and entertainment venues must remain seated (no dancing allowed), and stipulate that only people who are fully vaccinated may be allowed into these indoor spaces.  The rule regarding indoor venue entry only for the fully vaccinated takes effect from Friday July 16 and continues until the end of August. Outdoor businesses have the option to decide if they will allow entry only for vaccinated guests. Further details are provided in the Greek Travel Pages news article Greece’s indoor restaurants, venues only for the vaccinated.

 

Joker Mykonos August 2 dinner show and party event

DJ Ciccio Merola will play for the August 2 dinner show being held by Joker Mykonos at the Alesta restaurant in Glastros

 

What’s on: Wondering what’s happening on Mykonos during August?

Have a scroll through page 2 of this post, where you will see promotional information for events that have been officially announced to the public — bar and beach club parties, DJ sets, special dinner party events, art shows, and more.

Mykonos venues are continually arranging events, so check back for updates — many August parties have not yet been announced.

 

 

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Mykonos bar & club openings, parties & events in 2020

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Looking for Mykonos information for 2021? See our post 2021 opening dates for Mykonos

 

Couldn’t make it to Mykonos to party this year? The music video Mama Bonita by Kristo Featuring Eva, released September 14, was shot primarily on the island and is chalk full of Mykonos town, beach, sea, villa and hotel scenery.

 

 

El Burro Mykonos live DJ events November 5 and 6

DJ Giannis Papasilekas will play at El Burro on Thursday November 5 and Friday November 6

 

Taverna Kandavlos live music event on Sunday November 1

Taverna Kandavlos will present live musical entertainment on the afternoon of Sunday November 1

 

El Burro Mykonos exterior photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

Beginning with the weekend of October 24 & 25, El Burro will present music entertainment by DJ Giannis Papasilekas every Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. Because of limited indoor table seating availability, reservations will be required for these events. 

 

 Going to Mykonos after the middle of September? Some Covid-related restrictions that could impact your vacation are still in effect on the island.

From September 15 until further notice from the government, bars and restaurants must continue to close at midnight every day, and cannot reopen before 7 a.m. However, businesses can offer food and beverage takeaway and delivery service beyond the midnight closing time.

In addition, there is a limit on the number of people allowed to participate in any public or social event. No more than 50 people can attend public or social gatherings, regardless of whether they take place in a public or private location. These include ceremonies such as weddings, baptisms and funerals, banquet-type receptions and festivities, and other events geared to large groups.

The special measures are part of the Greek government’s efforts to control and limit the spread of coronavirus, as new cases of Covid-19 continue to rise in many parts of the country.

Stringent restrictions were implemented on Mykonos on August 19 after the island experienced an increase in the number of people testing positive for the coronavirus around the middle of that month.

The rules took effect on Friday August 21, and stipulated that:

♦ Masks had to be worn indoors AND outdoors;

♦ Live parties, trade fairs, public markets, parades and processions could not take place;

♦ There was a ban on any kind of gathering of more than 9 people, for any reason, whether in public or in private

♦ in restaurant dining areas, a maximum of 4 people would be allowed to sit at the same table (a maximum of 6 in the case of immediate members of families)

In addition, the existing requirement that bars and restaurants close from midnight to 7 a.m. every day was extended until August 31. (The midnight shutdown originally was supposed to end on August 23.)

The government has since extended all of the above restrictions to September 15 as it strives to fend off an expected second wave of the coronavirus after cases spiked in a number of destinations in Greece.

Police on Mykonos had been enforcing the mask rule by issuing €150 tickets to some  people who didn’t comply; however, mask wearing was not required for people sunbathing or swimming at beaches and pools. Government officials also inspected businesses on the island to ensure they were complying with the coronavirus safety measures.

The government’s strict enforcement of some measures made international headlines on Tuesday September 1, when officials with the General Secretariat of Civil Protection conducted surprise inspections on two of the island’s best-known beach clubs, Nammos and Scorpios, and tested their employees for coronavirus. Following the inspection, the government ordered the two clubs to cease operations until September 4.  According to media reports, the Scorpios staff all tested negative for the virus, so the club was allowed to re-open on September 4. At Nammos, on the other hand, two employees tested positive, and authorities ordered the club to stay closed for an additional 10 days. The club hired lawyers to appeal that decision, but ultimately decided to close early for the season and shuttered the premises on September 7, saying the club will reopen at the end of April in 2021.

Since then, at least three other beach clubs — Lohan Beach House, Solymar and Pinky Beach — have closed for the season, and a number of restaurants and bars have also shut for the winter, including Adelon Sunset Bar, Busulas, Bakalo, Catari and Fokos Taverna. More restaurants as well as hotels are expected to close unusually early this year because tourist traffic is down tremendously this September — normally a busy month.

If you do travel to the island toward the end of this month, expect a quiet low-season atmosphere without the typical September buzz.

To see listings of events that have already taken place this month, including closing parties, check page 2 of this post.

 

Related articles:

♦  Mykonos parties, live music events & DJ shows during 2019

♦  What’s new on Mykonos for 2019

 

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Art, food, fashion, hotels, shops, clubs, parties & more: What’s new on Mykonos for 2019

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Rizes Folklore Farmstead in Mykonos exterior photo from the business page on Facebook

Olive Tree Mykonos sunset view dining terrace photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

Blue Marlin Ibiza Mykonos beachfront photo from the official club page on Facebook

Mykonos Olive Oil Tasting photo from its official page on Facebook

Aegon Mykonos exterior photo from the hotel page on Facebook

Contemporary sculpture in the garden at the Blue Fusion Art Restaurant

Open air dining patio at Taverna Kandavlos on Mykonos

Moussaka photo from the Olive Tree Mykonos restaurant website

Apiro Mykonos hotel website photo of a standard triple room interior

Sea bass tartare dish photo from the I Frati Mykonos restaurant page on Facebook

Sanctus Mykonos photo from the nightclub page on Facebook

Fresh fish on the grill at Sealicious by Kounelas restaurant on Mykonos

Sunset view from Chill Out Lounge Bar Cafe at the Chill Out Studios on MMykonos

Nusr-et Steakhouse Mykonos photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

Evripides Art Gallery Art & Fashion Project with Dimitris Ntasios at 30 Kalogera Street in Mykonos

From the top: Rizes Folklore Farmstead & Restaurant; the seaview patio at Olive Tree restaurant; sunbeds at Blue Marlin Ibiza Mykonos beach club; a flight of sampling glasses at Mykonos Olive Oil Tasting; Aegon Mykonos hotel at Kalo Livadi; one of the artworks in the sculpture garden at Blue Fusion Art Restaurant; the patio at Taverna Kandavlos; moussaka at Olive Tree restaurant; inside a room at Apiro-Mykonos hotel; sea bass tartare at I Frati restaurant; a lounge at Sanctus after-hours nightclub; fresh fish on the grill at Sealicious by Kounelas; sunset view from Chill Out Lounge Bar Cafe; a signature Salt Bae steak at Nusr-Et; contemporary art and one-of-a-kind designer fashions at the Dassios boutique/Evripides Art Gallery.

 

New & noteworthy: Besides the iconic white Cycladic architecture, sparkling Aegean Sea and brilliant sunshine, there’s much to bedazzle first-time visitors to Mykonos — a dizzying array of glitzy shops, glam restaurants, bustling bars and chic accommodations among them. With dozens of new establishments opening on the island each year, Mykonos maintains its famously vibrant and exciting atmosphere for returning visitors and local residents alike.

This summer has been no exception, as I have discovered: More than thirty new enterprises that have set up shop in and around Mykonos Town, at some of the famous beaches and elsewhere on the island. The newcomers include places to eat, drink, party, shop and sleep, plus some enlightening and fascinating attractions and activities.

Among the noteworthy highlights of this year’s arrivals:

♦ A new beach club at Kalo Livadi, sunset boat party cruises to Rhenia island, and a really, really, really cool place to get an ice cold drink. And, for night owls, three new spots to party into the wee hours of the morning;

♦ Fun olive oil tasting workshops where participants can sample some of the best Greek extra virgin olive oils and learn how to pair oils with food to elevate flavours and make their home cooking shine;

♦ Four art new galleries and exhibition spaces — including one outdoors — showcasing contemporary Greek art and sculpture; 

♦ Over half a dozen boutiques and summer pop-ups offering fashionistas even more places to shop and browse exclusive designer clothing and accessories in Mykonos Town and at Psarou beach;

♦ A meticulously recreated Mykonian farmstead where tourists can experience what life was like on the island in the days before electricity and Internet, view folk art exhibitions, take cooking and bread baking classes, and dine on breakfasts and traditionally-prepared meals in the farm restaurant;

♦ A wide range of accommodations with lodging options ranging from rental studios and apartments to luxury hotels and beach resorts boasting suites and villas with private pools;

♦ A vast array of appetite-whetting places to enjoy food and beverages, including new coffee and dessert shops; street food cafes; vegan and healthy food eateries; and restaurants specializing in fish, seafood or sushi; meat dishes; pizza; crepes; breakfast & brunch; comfort food; and Greek, Italian, Mediterranean and international cuisine. 

 

Starting on page 2, I have compiled profiles of the new businesses, complete with photos, videos and links to their websites and social media pages (where available) so you can learn more and follow them if interested. I have deliberately packed this blog post with images so that readers who haven’t been to Mykonos before can get a good grasp of what Greece’s most sophisticated, cosmopolitan and international island is all about.

And just in case you think Mykonos is only a place where people go to party, bear in mind that the island also happens to be a major dining destination. With more than 400 places to eat, it’s a foodie delight, offering not just traditional and gourmet Greek food, fish and seafood, but also contemporary, internationally-inspired cuisines from around the globe.

Since many of the newcomers to Mykonos this season are restaurants and cafes, I have included plenty of pictures to show some of the food they serve — appetizers, main courses, breakfasts and desserts. But here’s an important warning: Don’t continue reading if you’re the least bit hungry; otherwise, you could feel absolutely ravenous by the time you finish scrolling through all the food photos!

Crystal View Mykonos view photo from the rental property Facebook page

Healthylicious Mykonos breakfast dish seen in a photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

Displays inside the Philipp Plein boutique at Nammos Village shopping center on Mykonos

Venus Gallery at the Aphrodite Beach Resort Mykonos photo from Facebook

Sunset view from Apiro Mykonos Hotel

Yomamas street food restaurant Mykonos food photo from the restaurant page on Instagram

Mykonos Boat Club promotional image for its sunset boat party cruises to Rhenia island

Major J Breakfast and Branch patio photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

Bulgari pop up store on Mykonos seen in a photo from the Nammos Village shopping center page on Facebook

Street view of LAragosta Mykonos in a photo from the restaurant website

Jennys Summer Houses Mykonos grand villa room interior photo from the property website

Burger platter photo by Cantina Mykonos street food restaurant

Blue Fusion Art Restaurant Mykonos patio photo from the restaurants website

I Frati Mykonos wine racks photo from the restaurant Facebook page

Partying in dayglo faux furs at Ice Bar Mykonos as seen in a photo from the bar page on Instagram

Entertainment at Cirque Mykonos nightclub seen in a photo from the club page on Instagram

My Plate Mykonos chicken skewer dinners photo from the restaurant page on Facebook

From the top: The view from Crystal View rooms above Megali Ammos; a breakfast dish at Healthylicious; the Philipp Plein boutique at Nammos Village; Venus Gallery at the Aphrodite Beach Resort; a sunset view from Apiro-Mykonos Hotel; a breakfast meal at Yo’Mamas Street Food Cafe; partying on the Mykonos Boat Club cruise to Rhenia; the outdoor patio at Major J Breakfast & Brunch; the Bulgari boutique at Nammos Village shopping center; night view of L’Aragosta Italian restaurant; inside the Grand Villa at Jenny’s Summer Houses;  a burger platter at Cantina street food eatery; the patio at Blue Fusion Art bar & restaurant;  shelves of wine in the deli shop at I Frati restaurant; partiers wearing dayglo faux furs at Ice Bar Mykonos; one of the entertainment acts at Cirque nightclub; skewers of marinated & grilled chicken at My Plate Mykonos.

 

Please click on a link below to read about what’s new on Mykonos in 2019.

Page 2 profiles new bars, beach clubs, nightclubs and party boat cruises;

Page 3 presents new cafes and restaurants;

Page 4 looks at new attractions and activities, art galleries, and fashion shops.

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