How was Halloween in central Athens this year? - Wishevoke

How was Halloween in central Athens this year?

Let’s go back a few days to see how central Athens experienced Halloween this year.

A Halloween from another time was revived this year in the city’s historic center –Syntagma, Plaka, Monastiraki Remind the older ones of unique moments of fun from the past and teach the younger ones how to have fun like back then.

Aris Vasileiou

His big event Athens Professional Chamber was carried out with the support of the City of Athens and OPANDA and was an excellent opportunity for the retail and catering establishments in the most picturesque district of Athens, in Plaka, where Andrianou, Pandrossou and Hephaistou welcomed a multitude of visitors and were full of life. Thanks to the Outdoor Halloween party. The number of visitors was impressive and exceeded all expectations, and the satisfaction of the organizers and participating companies was great.

The carnival celebration was successfully hosted by Ioanna Maleskou with Thanos Vagios at her side, while famous “hosts” from the world of showbiz and social media supported the Athenian carnival with their spirit and fun.

Young and old masquerades enjoyed the parade, danced and frolicked through the city, celebrated Halloween with all the customs and renewed their appointment at the Plaka Carnival for next year.

The President of the EEA, Mr. Yiannis Hatzitheodosiou explained about the action: “This outdoor celebration was an excellent opportunity for all Athenians to rejoice and see our city in a different mood!” We would like to thank all the companies who participated with their open shops and breathe life into our city! The streets where our carnival took place support “Agora Athens*”. An initiative aimed at supporting businesses all year round and boosting businesses in the historic center.”

At the climax of the event in Monastiraki Square, the Mayor of Athens was present and gave a welcoming speech Mr. Haris Doukas They congratulated everyone for their participation, especially the Athens Chamber of Commerce and its President, Mr. Ioannis Hatzitheodosiou, for the flawless organization of this year’s carnival in the historic center of Athens, emphasizing the need for such measures for the city.

The date will be extended for Carnival 2025!

*Agora Athens is the largest open shopping center in Greece.
Agora Athens is a groundbreaking initiative of the Athens Chamber of Commerce with the aim of stimulating and developing entrepreneurship and tourism in central Athens. It is located in the heart of Athens and includes the areas of Plaka and Monastiraki. It is a point of world interest and is located next to the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis, the Roman Market, the Attalos Portico, the Library of Andrian, the Ceramics, the Thisium and the New Acropolis Museum. There are hundreds of retail stores, restaurants, cafes, bars and dozens of attractions, museums and spaces for artistic expression and culture. It is a unique market where old and new coexist harmoniously, the traditional and the modern, the recorded history and the history being written every day. Agora Athens aims to enhance Athens’ tourist offer all year round.

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