When is Datca Almond Flower Festival

What are the dates for the 2024 Datca Almond Flower Festival

Datca Almond Flower Festival 2024 promises spectacular almond gardens, gorgeous festival shows and exclusive shopping.

Festival dates 15 – 18 February 2024

Almond trees in blossom provide lots of inspiration for nature lovers and urban gardeners. You could easily be lost in Datca for the day admiring the incredible almond gardens or shopping for sustainable local products.

Treat yourself to a day out in Datca

For many visitors Datca offers lots of options to relax and enjoy the slow life with friends. To enhance your experience use these highlights of the festival programme to make the most of the almond flower festival in the center of Datca.

15th of February 2024 :

Zeybek Dance Group, Drum and Pipe music and DJ Performance from 13:30 – 15:30

Dorukhan Concert at 18:30

Elif Çağlar Concert at 20:00

Dj. Hakan Görür at 22:00

16th of February 2024 :

Festival Parade, Festival Opening Speach, shows and dance from 13:30

Folk dancing and Zumba show 15:30 – 17:30

Concert by Osman Osmancık from Rhodes 18:00

Necati ve Saykolar Concert 20:00

Dj. Mahmut 22:00

17th of February 2024 :

Folk dancing groups from Fethiye and Bodrum 13:30 – 15:00

Competitions of cracking almonds and food preparations 16:30 – 18:00

Nikoleta Concert 18:00

Manuş Baba Concert 20:00

18th of February 2024 :

Folk Choir Concert and Folk Dancing Group Show from 11:30

Muğla Metropolitan Pop Orchestra Concert 13:00

Award ceremonies for various competitions including food competition

Rampapa Concert 16:00

Dj. Burak Çalışkantürk 18:00

The 2024 Datca Almond Flower Festival is going to cover a large area of Datca peninsula including its surroundings the Old Datca, Resadiye, Palamutbuku, Hizirsah and Emecik. You may contact us for more details or link to the festival’s website (in Turkish).

What festival activities are for children?

Most festival events are suitable for children. They will particularly enjoy :
The athletic track for children on the 16th of February at 16:00 on the seaside in front of the Seal’s Statue ‘Badem’
The happy pets show on the 17th of February at 13:30 in the Old Datca;
Traditional Children Dance Competitions on the 17th of February at 14:30 and the 18th of February at 15:00 in Reşadiye
Donkey Rides on all festival dates in Reşadiye from 10:00 – 18:00

Getting to Datca from Marmaris is easiest by bus from Marmaris Bus station (Marmaris Otogar) if you don’t drive in Turkey.

The Almond Flower Festival in Datca is an outdoor event and is subject to varying weather and ground conditions. The majority of the festival takes place on hard surfaces. We advise that you check the weather forecast for the day of your visit, consider the nature of the event and the effects of any inclement weather on surface conditions, and wear suitable clothing and footwear. In extreme weather conditions, access may be restricted for safety.