The ‘Armata’ Festival is celebrated every September, with a reenactment of the sea battle of 1822 between Greeks and Turks. The event culminates with a replica enemy flagship being set on fire outside the ‘Dapia’, amidst fireworks displays. Live concerts, traditional greek dances and other festivities can be enjoyed throughout the week.
The Yacht Club of Greece organizes the yearly Spetses Classic Yacht Race. It features some of the most renowned classic yachts in Greece using as a backdrop a beautifully preserved historic is¬land town with a naval and shipbuilding tradition unequalled in the Mediterranean.
The Spetses mini Marathon has been developed to a great event organized every October, which attracts both professionals and amateur athletes. There are two long run races (5km and 25km), a swim race and the children road race (1km).