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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: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. 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.

2020 Greek Festivals and Events

Annual Saint George Greek Orthodox Church  Festival, Piscataway, NJ
Annual Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Festival
May 14, 15, 16 & 18, 2020
1101 River Road
Piscataway, NJ
732-463-1642
stgeorge@gocnj.org
Website
This annual event attracts thousands of people each year who come to enjoy a taste of Greek culture with homemade Greek food, live music, traditional Greek Folk Dancing, and Church tours.
During the Festival, our community showcases their Greek spirit by providing the surrounding towns with an event filled with delicious food, live entertainment, and dancing.
Free parking and shuttle service is available at the Church and Rutgers Stadium.

Annual Bayshore Greek Fest, Holmdel, NJ
43rd Annual Bayshore Greek Fest
Thursday June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 202020
Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church
20 Hillcrest Road
Holmdel NJ
Website
(732) 739-1515
kimisisfestival@gmail.com
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! Festival goers can also enjoy a gyro, or souvlaki, in a pita or on the stick. Among the selection of traditional homemade pastries are baklava, diples, loukoumades (honey puffs) and also new dessert items baklava sundaes and ouzo cake. All items are available for take-out. 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.




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