The public holidays are:
Great Lent, or the Great Fast, (Greek: Μεγάλη Τεσσαρακοστή or Μεγάλη Νηστεία, meaning «Great 40 Days,» and «Great Fast,» respectively) is the most important fasting season in the church year in Eastern Christianity, which prepares Christians for the greatest feast of the church year, Pascha (Easter).
The National Day
Celebration of the Integration of Dodecanese to Greece (7 March 1948)
Greek Independence Day
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı «Greek Uprising»), was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832, with later assistance from Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and several other European powers against the Ottoman Empire, who were assisted by their vassals, the Eyalet of Egypt, and partly by the Beylik of Tunis.
The Labour Day
The Holy Spirit
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Day of No (Ohi Day) – Parade
Ohi Day (also spelled Ochi Day, Greek: Επέτειος του «’Οχι» Epeteios tou «‘Ohi», Anniversary of the «No») is celebrated throughout Greece, Cyprus and the Greek communities around the world on October 28 each year, to commemorate the rejection by Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas (in power from August 4, 1936, until January 29, 1941) of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940.
The St. Constantine Hydreos- The Patron Saint of the City
The boxing Day