The Best Greek Festivals and Celebrations
in New Jersey: 2023 Edition

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

2023 Greek Festivals and Events

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Annual Greek Festival
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church's Annual Greek Festival
September 7, 8, 9, 10, 2023
721 Rahway Avenue
Union, NJ
908) 964-7957.
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, live music, childrens activities and a fun zone.

Jersey Shore Greek Festival
Jersey Shore Greek Festival
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, September 8, 9, 10, 2023; Rain or Shine
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
1033 West Park Avenue
Ocean Township, NJ
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.

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church   Greek Festival
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival
September 22, 23, 24, 2023 | Noon to 11pm Friday & Saturday, Noon to 6pm on Sunday
2200 Church Road
Toms River
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

Roseland Greek Festival
Roseland Greek Fest
September 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 2023
Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
80 Laurel Ave.
Roseland, NJ
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. Nicholas Greek Festival
St. Nicholas Greek Festival
September 22, 23, 24, 2023; (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.

NJ Greek Festival
The NJ Greek Festival
Friday, Saturday, September 29, 30, 2023
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
250 Gallows Road
Westfield, NJ
Come experience a a taste of Greece in Westfield. The festival features the best Greek food including Gyros, Spanakopita (spinach pie), Greek Feta Cheese, Fried Calamari, Loukoumathes (Greek donuts with honey), Baklava, and more. Greek dishes can be purchased in person and on-line.
Proceeds from this event will benefit Holy Trinity ministries

Agora Festival
Agora Festival
October 5, 6, 7. 8, 2023
St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church
615 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ
+1 (856) 665 1731
[email protected]
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.