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Date posted: 04/24/2012
Go Greek at the OC Greek Fair!
Celebrate everything Greek at this year’s OC Greek Fest! The best in Greek food, music, dancing and culture will be available in an outdoor marketplace and Kids Zone with carnival rides, games and activities.
Highlights of the festival include church tours, Greek folk dance, and a Grand Award drawing on Sunday. In the courtyard, gyro, feta fries, calamari, lamb and other authentic Greek food will be served all weekend. In the cultural hall, more savory dishes such as pastitio, souvlaki and spanakopita will be served, among others. Beverages include Greek Beer, Metaxa, Ouzo, and all the basics. There will also be a wine tasting booth with both Greek and American wines. Greek pastries such as baklava, loukoumades and diples will also be sold. For more information on food at the Greek Fest, click here. At the Kids Zone, ice cream, candy, hot dogs, cotton candy, soda and water will be available for picky eaters. Synthesi will perform throughout all three days as a return musical guest.
Admission to the festival is $4 but you can get a ticket for $2 with this coupon. Seniors, children and military, police and fire personnel can all enter the festival for free with ID. All guests can enter the Grand Drawing for a 2012 Fiat, $1500 in cash or an Apple iPad 3. Tickets are a $5 donation for 1 ticket and $20 donation for a book of 5 tickets. For more details on the drawing, click here. Free parking is available at the Buena Park mall by Sears. There will be a free shuttle service from the mall to the festival during all three days.
If you’re staying at a Disneyland hotel, don’t miss this festival nearby! It’s a great way to celebrate another culture and experience something new!
Dates: May 18-20, 2012
Times: Friday 3pm to 10pm, Saturday-Sunday noon to 10pm,
Location: St. John Greek Orthodox Church
405 N. Dale Street
Anaheim, CA 92801
For more information, please visit ocgreekfest.com.