In 2010 there was the first meeting in Heraklion by Vespa enthusiasts from all over Crete. Since then, many meetings have been held with participants from all over Crete and Greece with the aid of the local Vespa Clubs.
In 2017, as every year, the 8th Pancretan Vespa Meeting will take place at the eastern side of the island at the Regional Unit of Heraklion in the Municipality of Hersonissos. The base of the meeting will be Star Beach –the well-known beach fun-park, and the dates of the event are the 26th, 27th and 28th of May in 2017.
This event is organized by the Heraklion Vespa Club and with the support of the other Vespa Clubs of Crete in co-organization with the Regional Unity of Heraklion and the Municipality of Hersonissos.
For those who want to attend the 8th Pancretan Meeting the program is as follows:
On May, 26th, early in the morning on Friday, there will be the arrival and welcome of the participants in the port of Heraklion.
On May, 27th, at 11 am, there will be the start of the 8th Pancretan Meeting by welcoming everyone. Afterwards, there will be the departure of the Vespo-trip in the hinterland with a length of about 46 km. At 11:30 Vespas will be at Mochos. There, they will be welcomed and treated by the Cultural Association. At 12:20, they will arrive at Avdou, where there will be a tour in this traditional village and at 13:30 there will be the departure for Star-Beach. In the afternoon from 18:00 – 19:30 the beauty contest will take place at the small amphitheater at the Hersonissos harbor near the church of Agia Paraskevi, where the Municipality of Hersonissos will welcome everyone.
On May, 28th, 11 am in the morning of Sunday, there will be the beginning of the games and the finals of beauty contest while at 13:30 the ceremony of the awards for the winners of the competitions, games and celebrations will take place.