Apokries: Carnival Time in Greece Feb. 5-26, 2023

Apr 10, 2018

The Vibrant Celebration of Apokries

Experience the incredible festivities of Apokries, a traditional carnival season celebrated with great enthusiasm in Greece. From February 5th to 26th, 2023, immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, music, dance, and delicious food that bring this magical time to life.

Discover the Greek Cultural Heritage

Greece is known for its rich cultural heritage, and during Apokries, this heritage shines even brighter. Join Grapevine Restaurant as we guide you through the fascinating cultural traditions that are integrated into the festivities. From the ancient customs to the modern-day celebrations, Apokries offers a unique glimpse into Greece's past and present.

Costumes and Masquerades

One of the most exciting aspects of Apokries is the tradition of wearing costumes and masks. People of all ages dress up in elaborate outfits, transforming themselves into mythical creatures, characters from folklore, or even everyday objects. The streets come alive with a colorful array of costumes, creating a truly enchanting atmosphere.

Street Parades and Floats

Apokries wouldn't be complete without the grand street parades and floats that traverse the city. Spectacularly decorated floats showcase creativity and craftsmanship, depicting themes from Greek mythology, history, and local legends. Join the procession and marvel at the magnificent displays that pass by, accompanied by lively music and enthusiastic crowds.

Indulge in Greek Delicacies

No celebration in Greece is complete without delectable food, and Apokries is no exception. Throughout this festive season, Grapevine Restaurant offers a mouthwatering array of traditional Greek delicacies that will delight your taste buds.

Delicious Carnival Treats

Indulge in a variety of carnival treats that are unique to Apokries. Try loukoumades, small dough balls fried until golden brown, then drizzled with honey and sprinkled with cinnamon. Savor the crispy delight of tyropites, cheese-filled pastries baked to perfection. These culinary delights are a true feast for the senses and are best enjoyed alongside the celebrations.

Traditional Greek Taverna Experience

At Grapevine Restaurant, we offer an authentic Greek taverna experience during Apokries. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you dine on an assortment of classic Greek dishes. From mouthwatering souvlaki to tender moussaka, our menu showcases the very best of Greek cuisine. Sip on a glass of fine Greek wine or traditional ouzo, and let the flavors transport you to the sun-kissed shores of Greece.

Exciting Activities during Apokries

Apokries offers a wide range of activities that cater to all interests. Whether you're looking for family-friendly fun or a night out on the town, there is something for everyone during this festive time.

Children's Workshops and Activities

Bring the whole family and let your children immerse themselves in the magic of Apokries. Numerous workshops and activities are available, including mask-making, face painting, and interactive storytelling sessions. Watch as their eyes twinkle with joy and wonder as they participate in these engaging experiences.

Nightlife and Parties

For those seeking a more vibrant and energetic experience, Apokries offers an exciting nightlife scene. Join the locals as they dance the night away at lively parties and clubs. Let the energetic rhythms of Greek music fill your soul as you embrace the festive spirit of Apokries.

Plan Your Apokries Adventure

As Apokries approaches, start planning your visit to Greece to experience this extraordinary carnival season. Book your tickets, find accommodation, and ensure you don't miss out on the fantastic events and festivities.

Experience the Spirit of Apokries

Immerse yourself in the spirit of Apokries and let Grapevine Restaurant be your guide to this remarkable celebration. Discover the cultural heritage, indulge in delicious food, and partake in the exciting activities that await you during this joyous time in Greece. Create memories that will last a lifetime and join us for an unforgettable Apokries experience.

Book Your Table at Grapevine Restaurant

Secure your table at Grapevine Restaurant and embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of Greece during Apokries. Our attentive staff, cozy atmosphere, and exquisite dishes guarantee an unforgettable dining experience. Taste the essence of Apokries and let your senses revel in the magic of Greece.

Tripp Smallwood
The delicious food and festive spirit of Apokries make it an event not to be missed. Counting down the days!
Jan 23, 2022
Alicia Benz
The music and dance during Apokries are so infectious - it's impossible not to join in the fun!
Nov 27, 2021
Pierre-Henri Almaric
I love how Apokries brings the whole community together for a joyous celebration. It's truly heartwarming.
Sep 8, 2021
Seth McLaughlin
I've heard so much about Apokries and I'm thrilled to witness the carnival season firsthand. It's going to be amazing!
Jun 12, 2021
Nicholas Deneault
The traditional carnival season in Greece is definitely a must-see event. Can't wait for the festivities to begin!
Apr 27, 2021
Jeff Rouse
The energy and excitement of Apokries make it a uniquely thrilling experience. Looking forward to making unforgettable memories!
Apr 16, 2020
Ebraheema Camara
I had the chance to attend Apokries last year, and it was such a lively and exciting celebration!
Apr 8, 2020
Cofie Asare
The vibrant colors and lively atmosphere of Apokries create such a magical experience. Can't wait to be part of it!
Nov 2, 2018
Austin Podurgiel
I've always wanted to experience Apokries! The vibrant colors and delicious food sound amazing.
Sep 18, 2018
Attending Apokries has been on my bucket list for so long. It's incredible to finally have the opportunity to join in the festivities!
Sep 16, 2018