Greek festivals in New Jersey are usually organized by either a Greek Orthodox church with a large following or a Greek community service organization with an interest in promoting their culture and providing knowledge and stories for future generations to benefit from.
Greek Festivals typically have a religious underpinning and are apt to create celebrations that follow the Greek Orthodox calendar.
These Greek Celebrations typically include a taste of Greek Culture with Greek food, live music, traditional Greek Folk Dancing and hospitality. and Church tours.
Greek Festivals typically run for three to four days around a summer weekend and in addition to promoting the Greek culture, they raise money to support many worthwhile charitable causes.
COVID-19 executive orders in effect apply to indoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people, effective November 23rd: Outdoor gatherings are limited to a maximum of 150 people
The following indoor gatherings are exempt and may continue under the current rules – limited to 25% of a room's capacity, up to 150 people:
This years St. George Greek Festival has been canceled