The amazing Lalagida and Olive Oil festival of Vlacholopoulou takes place near the Health Centre of Vlachopoulou.
The event is organized by the dynamic Women's Association of Vlachopoulo. Inhabitants and visitors enjoy the Mesinian traditional bread called lalagida. The tasty handmade bread dough is cooked in fresh extra virgin olive oil and together with the roast pork, “gourounopoula”, and other local delicacies the village women create an unforgettable feast. The feasting and dancing goes on into the early hours of the morning accompanied by a live band performing folk music.