The market of Kos, rich in variety will impress you undoubtedly.
There are shops, stores, restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and night clubsfor everyone and every single taste. As for its beaches, there are many and remarkable in beauty and range. You can choose either a beach that is organised with parasols, sunbeds, coffee, music, restaurants, sport facilities, or a beach that is more isolated. In both cases there is a selection of sand or pebbles, according to your likings. Whatever you choose you must visit the beach of Agios Fokas and get in the hot springs, called Thermes, which gush hot, healing water.
For your entertainment there are vast choices from a majority of bars, night clubs and restaurants, located on the seaside or the centre of the town.You also have the option of watching a movie at the cinemaor one of the theatrical shows that are held in the castle, attend gigs and concerts, or even take part in various parties that are occasionally organised in Kos. If you decide to take the mini train you will enjoy a fantastic show round the town that ends at the well known Asklipieion, a unique creation through centuries.
In the town of Kos each summer the Municipality organises an event called 'Hippocratia' which take place from July to September and include the following: the recitation of the Hippocratic Oath in Asklipieion, concerts of classical as well as other types of music, exhibitions of folkloristic material, painting, sculpture, photographs, traditional dances and music, special educational and recreational showsfor children arranged in parks and squares, theatrical shows, buskins, and gigs that take place in the ancient theatre and the medieval castle. Lastly, there are many sailing games having the marina of Kos as the starting point.
The exact timetable of the 'Hippocratia' is available at the cultural centre of the municipality of Kos located on Vasileiou Georgiou avenue. There are also other local events that are characteristic of the islands products.
These take place through out the island during the first week of August. Mastichari organises the Wine Festival, while the first two weeks of the same month two other events called Fish Festival and Honey Festival are organised in the villages of Kefalosand Antimacheia. Finally, in July and August the municipalities of the island arrange various culturalevents and shows (called 'Dikaia' and 'Herakleia') which include concerts, theatrical shows, folkloristic dances and music, presentations of books, shows for children, photograph exhibitions and sport games.