Many customs and traditions remain alive in Kimolos. Some of them can be found below.
At Kimolos , it is the norm for the first child, if it is a boy, to take the grandfather's name from side of the father and if it's is a girl, the name of the grandmother on the side of her mother. thus ensuring the continuity of the name.
At weddings, along with the wedding favors, they also offer a brittle (homemade candy with honey and nuts), so that the couple's life is sweet and they are always "stuck" with each other. In the past, they also offered wedding buns, buns with elaborate decorative designs.
Another older custom was that of dream divination. On the eve of the feast of St. Catherine (November 25), families went to church conveniently. After supper, the priest gave each young woman the central part of the offering, with the seal and the girl placed it under her pillow, before going to sleep, while at the same time invoking St. Catherine. According to custom, after three nights of repeated invocation, the saint appeared in a dream and revealed who she would marry.
Στις 23 Αυγούστου, οι γυναίκες της Κιμώλου φτιάχνουν τη Λαδένια, ένα είδος ψωμιού, το οποίο περιλαμβάνει ντομάτα, κρεμμύδι και πολύ λάδι.