“Marmaris International Yacht Race Week” has been held annually by the International Yacht Club (MIYC) for around 20 years with over 100 boats and 1000 visitors. This event supports the promotion of the town and contributes to its economy. The races are classified into 6 different categories in terms of IRC, a measurement system of the yachts is held in 3 bays and 2 offshore races.


The festival is held on 19th May Youth and Sports Festival which is dedicated to Turkish Youth by Atatürk. The purpose of this festival is to let the youth of Marmaris have a week filled with sports and fun. This organization is carried out by Marmaris Municipality Press and Public Relations Department.