The Best Greek Festivals and Celebrations in New Jersey
This is Your Guide To The Best Greek Festivals. They Feature New Jersey's Popular Greek Fests, Celebrations, and Orthodox Church Public Events
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.
Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event
2022 Greek Festivals and Events
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Annual Greek Festival
September 8, 9, 10, 11, 2022
721 Rahway Avenue
Come rain or shine under the tents!
This festival features Moussaka, pastitsio, leg of lamb, dolmades, spanakopites, tiropites, and more food along with folk dancing and live music. There's nothing like a Greek festival! There will be a full lineup of homemade Greek food & homemade desserts, full bar, vendors, rides and games.
Annual Flemington Opa! Festival
September 9, 10, 11, 2022; (Rain or shine)
St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
85 Vorhees Corner Road
Enjoy 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. Greek pastries, coffee, wine and beer also available. All can enjoy carnival games, shopping, and folk dancing entertainment. Among the many charities supported, this year the parish is also fundraising to support the building of the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero. Parking is free.
Roseland Greek Fest
September 23rd, 24th, 25th, 2022
Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave.
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 of New Jersey, Terpsixorian Hellenic Dancers, & Fantasia Music
Shuttle Transportation located at 75 Livingston Avenue, Roseland (Exit 5B -Route 280)
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival
September 23, 24 & 25, 2022 | Noon to 11pm Friday & Saturday, Noon to 4pm on Sunday
2200 Church Road
Come taste authentic Greek food and pastries, Loukoumades, Souvlakia, Gyros and more! Watch our GOYANS and youth groups perform traditional and award winning Greek dances and enjoy live music, rides and games. If you're looking for a fun filled weekend, Saint Barbara's Greek Festival is the place! Large indoor Dining room, Outdoor 60′ x 90′ Entertainment tent, Outdoor Greek Food Court with Beer Truck and full bar, Rides and Games, Indoor 12,000 sq.ft. Vendor area with Bistro tables to enjoy your fresh Greek Pastry and Coffee. Something for everyone! No On Site Parking – Free Shuttle Service from Ocean County College
St. Nicholas Greek Festival
September 23, 24, 25, 2022; (rain or shine)
Friday 12pm-11pm, Saturday 12pm,-11pm, Sunday 12pm-7pm
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
467 Grandview Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
This festival features authentic Greek food, lLive Greek music, Greek dancing, wine tasting, and games for kids. Free offsite parking. Parking shuttles are offered from 3 locations, Coolidge School, Hawthorne Gospel Church and Abundant Life Reformed Church.
Jersey Shore Greek Festival
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, October 14, 15, 16, 2022; Rain or Shine
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
1033 West Park Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ
Admission at Gate – $2.00 Adults Children 6 and under admitted free
This family event features
Greek food, music, dancing, and culture. Includes events under the giant tent to watch the award-winning church dance troupe who will be dressed in authentic hand-made costumes. They will invite you to join them, so bring your dancing shoes!
Greek specialty items and more for browsing and to purchase. Bring the entire family, the festival offers a great selection of rides and games to entertain the kids.