The Cappadox Festival takes its name from the ancient name of one branch of Kızılırmak. Filled with music, gastronomy, contemporary art, and outdoor activities, this event has a very intensive cultural program.
The concerts of the most famous music groups with the illumination of fairy chimneys and valley landscapes, the tables where the delicious food presentations of Central Anatolia are displayed, the exhibitions organized with a different theme each year bring together geography and art.
Cappadocia Cherry Feast
You can taste the delicious cherries that grow in the town at a festival organized exclusively for a day in the humble Aksalur town of Ürgüp. This festival, which aims to meet with the public and develop the production of magnificent cherries, which we cannot define without taste, is 20 June.
International Avanos Tourism and Craft Festival
International Avanos Tourism and Handicraft Festival. It is a festival in which hand-made artifacts such as pottery making and carpets are exhibited. It is organized each year in late August, early September.
Hacı Bektaşi Veli Commemoration Ceremonies Culture and Art Festival
Hacı Bektaşi Veli’yi Commemoration Ceremonies Culture and Art Festival, which is celebrated for three days every year in August, hosts local and foreign tourists, is one of the most important events promoting the culture of the region.
Hacı Bektaş Veli, who has a respected place all over the world, is believed to be the cave of the Çilehane and the ones with the sin. In the festival, especially long holes in front of the hole, try to pass through the long queues of tourists are formed. It is believed that those with sin cannot pass through this hole or that it will be difficult. The wish tree and the tomb of Aşık Mahzuni Şerif are also attracting great attention during the event.
Urgup Vineyard Festivities
The Cappadocia region is also known for its beautiful vineyards around Kızılırmak. September is one of the best times to visit the region, wine lovers, this festival lasts for three days in a festive atmosphere.
Cappadocia has a very low-tempo nightlife. Western entertainment is seen in hotels or nightclubs where more tourists go.
Tour agencies usually organize a nightlife that creates a different atmosphere for the guests. This is also called Turkish night. For these more traditional and eastern-style entertainments, large historic textured restaurants are preferred. Folklore show, belly dancer, halay, drums zurna style entertainments continue throughout the night and the participants will enjoy the festival.
There are also places that made the sema show at night as well as a different experience. These places attract the attention of local and foreign tourists.
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