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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.

Joyce Uptown Food Shelf

The food shelf is on!
Joyce Food Shelf will be at the Festival to accept donations.
You will receive a token for a non-alcoholic beverage for every 3 non-perishable items donated

Bake Sale & Sweets

Satisfy your sweet tooth with Greek pastries, baklava sundaes (vanilla ice cream topped with warm baklava topping), or a bowl of loukoumathes, the quick fried Greek-style doughnuts dipped in honey and dusted with cinnamon!

Pastries 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 and Great Hall at the south end of the church campus.

Church Tours & Services

Come into the church for a 20-minute tour that explains the architecture, iconography, Orthodox Christian faith, and more. Tours are interactive and questions are encouraged. Tours start at the top of the hour on Friday (4-8pm), Saturday (1-8pm) and Sunday (1-5pm).

There the Sunday church service on the Festival weekend and all are welcome to attend. The Divine Liturgy on Sunday is from 9:30-approx. 11:00 a,m. 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 off the hall in the south church campus. Wander through the Terrace Room and enjoy a 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!

Cultural Events

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. Plus, give your language skills a workout by testing out the posted Greek phrases and words on your hosts and friends.

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!

Don’t miss the Friday night glendi (party) outdoors. Dance the night away to the great Greek tunes by DJ Cooper Buss.