The Best Greek Festivals and Celebrations in New Jersey

Greek Festivals and Events

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

Annual Saint George Greek Orthodox Church  Festival
Annual Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Festival
May 12 - 15, 2022
1101 River Road
Piscataway, NJ
732-463-1642
stgeorge@gocnj.org
Website
The St. George Greek Orthodox Church celebrates our Greek culture by hosting a Greek Festival every year during the month of May (the weekend after Mother's Day). During the Festival, our community showcases our Greek spirit by providing the surrounding towns with an event filled with delicious food, live entertainment, and dancing.
In May 2022 we will be IN-PERSON and hosting again an ONLINE ORDERING Food Festival bringing you the very best of Greek cuisine!

Agora Festival
Agora Festival
June 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2022
St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church
615 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ
Website
+1 (856) 665 1731
info@greekagorafestival.com
Since 1974. The Agora Greek Festival signature event kicks off with all-day festivals of food, wine, music, dance and song. The weekend-long festival is an annual initiative of the St Thomas Greek Orthodox Church in Cherry Hill, NJ which, stages a number of events that represent the Greek way of life and shares our rich cultural and artistic heritage. The tradition of our Greek beliefs, the best food this side of the Acropolis, delicious wines and great entertainment are celebrated.

Egg Harbor Holy Trinity Greek Festival
Egg Harbor Holy Trinity Greek Festival
June 2, 3, 4, 5, 2022
Mill and Ridge Avenues
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Contact: Info: Church 609 653-8092 ext. 5 or Yiannis Kyriakou 609-645-8970
Website
Free Parking Admission: $1.00 Children under 5 free
Come and join us for our exciting 38th annual Greek festival and enjoy our Greek hospitality featuring:
• All your authentic Greek Food Favorites! • Ethnic Greek Dance performances • Greek music and Dancing in the Taverna, Saturday night, June 4.
• Fireworks Displays, Thursday and Sunday, June 2 and 5, 9.30pm. • Amusement Rides • Church Tours every evening starting at 6pm. When: Thursday and Friday, June 2 and 3, 5pm-10pm, Saturday, June 4, Noon-11pm Sunday, June 9, Noon-10pm

Taste of Greece Festival
Taste of Greece Festival
June 3, 4, 5, 2022
Cathedral of St John the Theologian
353 E Clinton Ave.
Tenafly, NJ
Website
(201) 567-5072
Experience a weekend of Greece.  Fabulous activities,  tasty foods and pastries as well as a live Greek band in the Outside Main Tenton both Friday and Saturday nights.

Annual Bayshore Greek Fest
Annual Bayshore Greek Fest
June 9. 10. 11. 12, 2022
Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
20 Hillcrest Road
Holmdel NJ
Website
(732) 739-1515
Enjoy a taste of Greek Culture with Greek food, pastry, specialty items, folk dancing, music, rides, games, and prizes. Some of the mouth-watering gourmet menu items include traditional lamb shanks, pastitsio, moussaka, cheese and spinach pies (tiropites and spanakopites) and so much more! Complimenting the food is the culture of Greece. 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. Free parking is provided at the St. Benedict's Catholic Church, a half mile from Kimisis Tis Theotokou, and a free shuttle transports visitors to the festival. On-site parking is available for visitors who need easy access to the festival.

Roseland Greek Fest
Roseland Greek Fest
September 23rd, 24th, 25th, 2022
Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave.
Roseland, NJ
Website
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
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
Toms River
Website
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