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Best New Jersey Greek Festivals

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NJ Greek Festivals. Discover the 2024
best New Jersey Greek festivals and culture celebrations

In New Jersey, Greek festivities are primarily organized by either a sizeable Greek Orthodox congregation or by organizations passionate about promoting Greek traditions to younger generations and the broader community.

With a profound connection to the Greek Orthodox church, these festivals often coincide with significant dates in the Orthodox calendar.

Visitors to these celebrations are treated to an array of cultural experiences, such as savoring Greek cuisine, enjoying live music, observing traditional Greek folk dancing, and exploring the insides of Greek Orthodox churches.

These events usually take place over a span of three to four days during a summer weekend.

Step inside to explore these events, their religious roots, delightful highlights, and the causes they support.

2024 Greek Festivals and Events

St Athanasio Greek Festival

St. Athanasios Greek Festival
May 16, 17, 18, 19, 2024
51 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ
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This festival features famous Greek cuisine, culture, music and hospitality. There will be fun for the entire family including: carnival games, cooked and grilled food, desserts and pastries, ouzo, beer, and live greek music and dancing.

St George Greek Festival

St George Greek Festival
May 16, 17, 18, 19, 2024
1200 Klockner Rd
Hamilton Twp, NJ
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This festival features
authentic Greek Cuisine, Greek music and dancers, vendors and more.

Jersey Shore Greek Festival

Jersey Shore Greek Festival
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, May 31, June 1, 2, 2024; Rain or Shine
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
1033 West Park Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ
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This family event features
Greek food, music, dancing, culture, and lots of rides and games to entertain the kids. Includes events under the giant tent to watch the award-winning church dance troupe who will be dressed in authentic hand-made costumes.
Greek specialty items and more for browsing and to purchase.

Tenafly Greek Festival

Taste of Greece Festival
May 31, June 1, 2, 3, 2024
Cathedral of St John the Theologian
353 E Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ
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Experience a weekend of Greece with family activities, Greek foods and pastries, and a live Greek band in the Outside Main Tent on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Greek Festival By The Bay

Greek Festival by the Bay
May 31, June 1, 2, 2024
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
41-47 Wisteria Street
Perth Amboy, NJ
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This three-day family event located on the lawn of the church's community center, alongside the waterfront of Perth Amboy, features a celebration of Greek Culture with traditional Greek music and folk dances, Greek foods, and live entertinment. Imported Greek beer and wine along with non-alcoholic beverages will be available. Visitors can either dine inside the air-conditioned community center or outside under the comfort of a large tent.

Bayshore Gek Festival

Annual Bayshore Greek Fest
June 6, 7, 8, 9, 2024
Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
20 Hillcrest Road
Holmdel NJ
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This family Greek festival features a calebration and taste of Greek Culture with Greek food, pastry, specialty items, folk dancing, music, rides, games, and prizes. Festival goers will have the chance to partake in and also watch traditional Greek folk dances that are performed by costumed children from the various Kimisis dance groups. Music and entertainment is presented all weekend long.

Holy Trinity Greek Festival

Egg Harbor Holy Trinity Greek Festival
Thursday - Sunday, June 6, 7, 8, 9, 2024
Mill and Ridge Avenues
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
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The annual family event features authentic Greek Food, Ethnic Greek Dances, Amusement Ride, and Fireworks Displays on Thursday and Sunday nights.

Flemington Opa Greek Festival

Annual Flemington Opa! Festival
June 7, 8, 9, 2024; (Rain or shine)
St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
85 Vorhees Corner Road
Flemington, NJ
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This family friendly Greek festival featurs Greek food, shopping, fun, and entertainment. Guests can dine indoors or outside under the tent, enjoying classic oven baked items and popular grill selections such as souvlaki and gyros. Wine and beer also available. All can enjoy carnival games, shopping, and folk dancing entertainment.

St. Andrew Greek Festival

Big Greek Festival
June 7, 8, 9, 2024
St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church
1447 Sussex Tnpk
Randolph, NJ
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This festival features a Greek celebration with artistic talents in music, dancing, Greek handicrafts, and traditional Greek dishes. During the festival, guests well have the opportunity to tour the church and see the craftsmanship and intricate work in colorful icons and wood carvings, and colorful glass windows. 

St. Demetrios Greek Festival

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Annual Greek Festival
September 5, 6, 7, 8, 2024
721 Rahway Avenue
Union, NJ
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This annual festival features Moussaka, pastitsio, leg of lamb, dolmades, spanakopites, tiropites, and more food along with folk dancing, live music, childrens activities and a fun zone.
Rain or shine under the tents.

Roseland Greek Fest

Roseland Greek Fest
September 27, 28, 29, 2024
Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave.
Roseland, NJ
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Live Greek music, Greek dancing. gyros, souvlaki, home made pastries and more. They will feature the best of new and traditional Greek music including Hellenic Dancers.

St. Barbara Greek Festival

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival
September 27, 28, 29, 2024
2200 Church Road
Toms River, NJ
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This event features authentic Greek food and pastries, Greek dances, live music, rides and games with an entertainment tent, Outdoor Greek Food Court with Beer Truck and full bar.

Agora Greek Festival

Agora Festival
October 10, 11, 12, 13, 2024
St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church
615 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ
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The Agora Greek Festival, one of the largest in South Jersey, features a Greek celebration with Greek food, wine, music, dance and song. The tradition of their Greek beliefs, the best food this side of the Acropolis, delicious wines and great entertainment are celebrated.