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-Agios Dionysios celebrates twice per year: on August 24th and December 17th. There are litanies of the icon around Zakynthos Town and other festive celebrations.
-Santa Mavra in Maherado celebrates on May 3rd.
-The Monastery of Panagia Anafonitria in Zakynthos island celebrates on August 15th.
-Agia Paraskevi celebrates on July 26th in the villages of Agios Leon and Volimes

Easter, or Pascha in Greek, is the most important religious holiday of the Orthodox Church marking the resurrection of Christ and the chance of rebirth for mankind. There is a large celebration in Zakynthos Town but also every village has its own local celebrations.