Enjoy Festival Events
Welcome to the Taste of Greece! We’re happy to host you and look forward to spending time together. To help you plan your visit, here’s what you’ll find in addition to the food and beverages in the outdoor tents.
Bake Sale & Sweets
Satisfy your sweet tooth with your favorite Greek pastries, vanilla ice cream topped with baklava topping, or a bowl of loukoumathes, the quick fried Greek-style doughnuts dipped in honey and dusted with cinnamon!
Pastries that will be available for immediate consumption or to take home include amygdalota, baklava (classic and chocolate), galaktobouriko, kataifi, kok (chocolate and vanilla), koulouria, kourambiethes, melomakarona, paximathia, and thiples. Find it all in the Terrace Room.
Church Tours & Services
Come into the church for a 20-minute tour that explains the architecture, iconography, Orthodox Christian faith, and more. Tours start at the top of the hour on Friday (4-8pm), Saturday (1-8pm) and Sunday (1-5pm).
All are welcome to attend the Service of Great Vespers, an evening prayer service of thanksgiving, (Saturday 5-6pm) and Divine Liturgy (Sunday 9:30-11am). Services are conducted in English.
Bookstore & Greek Boutique
Come inside and peruse a large selection of Orthodox Christian icons and books in the bookstore, located in the south end of the church campus. Wander through the Terrace Room for wide variety of Greek and other items from several vendors in the Greek Boutique. Plus, new this year, an outdoor pop-up shop on Friday and Saturday nights will appear. Look for it!
All weekend, 30 minute food demonstrations and talks on iconography and Greek culture will take place in the Fireside Room, located in the south end of the church campus. Greek dance lessons will take place on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon on the outdoor dance floor.
Enjoy a flight of red or white wine, specialty foods foods made from scratch, and a gorgeous view of Bde Maka Ska. Enter the courtyard through the Narthex, just inside the main church doors.
Music & Dancing
Throughout the weekend, live Greek music and dancing will take place at both the indoor and outdoor stages. Check out the beautiful costumes, enjoy the Greek beat, and maybe take a few steps on the dance floor yourself!
Chloe's Fight Big Fat 5K
Chloe’s Fight believes every child deserves the chance to fight. Medical research money will be raised on Friday night of the Greek Festival through the Big Fat 5K on beautiful Bde Maka Ska (fka Lake Calhoun). All registrants receive complimentary Taste of Greece food/drink tickets.