We will be taking our teens to Greece in the spring. They love all military history, and especially stories of ancient wars, like Sparta. Does anyone know of some kind of a battle re-enactment show? They love things like Medieval Times (in the States) so obviously it's fine if its cheesy. We would love to find a dinner theater, or just an afternoon show, or an interactive experience involving actors being soldiers. Please let me know of anything anywhere in Greece.....we haven't set our itinerary and they will love any type of show enough that we will tailor our trip to encompass it! (In case you think something might be too corny: they loved all the guys dressed as gladiators in Rome!) Thank you!!!!
Did you do a google search? I have never heard of any reenactment stuff in Greece except on major anniversaries ... they did one for the 2500th anniv of battle of Marathon in 2011. A wonderful revival event is the revival of the Ancient Games at Nemea (this was the 'runner-up" site to Olympia for Ancient Sacred Games). This is every 4 years, thousands take part, but next is 2020. As for soldier dress-up, the Greeks basically don't do Cheesy. Those "greek evenings" where people dress up in the Evzone costume (white solder skirts, pompom shoes), are staged by tour groups for their customers.
There are lots of forts and fort ruins for your guys to explore (Nafplio is wonderful ... with a huge fort Palamidi, and 2 others all in one town), but your guys will have to supply the soldiers from their own imagination.