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Explore Greek Culture and Heritage

  • Attend the Epiphany Celebration on January 6th, the largest such celebration in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Watch the Greek Independence Day Parade, taking place each March.
  • Visit St. Michael’s Shrine, a reported site of miraculous healings.
  • Visit the iconic St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, home to gorgeous stained glass windows, crystal chandeliers, marble pulpits and more.
  • See Cycadia Cemetery, on the National Register of Historic Places and the burial site of more Greeks/Greek-Americans than anywhere in the U.S.
  • Stroll down the World Famous Sponge Docks and experience the feeling of a working waterfront like ones in Greece.
  • Shop for sponges at many of the Greek sponge shops.
  • Take a boat ride on an original Sponge Boat with St. Nicholas Boat Lines and learn the history of the sponging industry.
  • Take an audio-guided walking tour through historic Greektown.
  • Check out the Greek cultural exhibits and educational videos at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum.
  • Participate in Night in the Islands, a traditional glendi-style festival with Greek music, dancing, food and more on the Sponge Docks.