Greek Festival

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You don’t have to be Greek to come and have fun at the Perth Amboy Greek Festival!
Saturday, May 27
41-47 Wisteria Street and Sadowski Parkway,
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861


OPA! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Perth Amboy invites the public to enjoy a celebration of Greek culture & food, live music, dancing, shopping and fun at our annual Greek Festival by the Bay.

Saturday May 27, 2017
Rain or Shine!
41-47 Wisteria Street and Sadowski Parkway,
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

 

This family-friendly celebration is hosted on the lawn of the church’s community center, alongside the beautiful waterfront of Perth Amboy. Proceeds from the event help to fund the Church’s community activities and parish ministries.

Enjoy traditional Greek delicacies such as souvlaki, gyros, spanakopita (spinach pie), dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), and moussaka (baked eggplant), as well as delicious desserts like baklava (walnut strudel) and loukoumades (honey puffs), all made fresh on the premises by festival volunteers. Dine-In or takeout!

This year’s Greek Festival is the same day as the Perth Amboy Waterfront ARTS Festival 2017, right across the street! You can watch the live musical performances from under our big tent as you feast on authentic, homemade Greek food & pastries – or from our beer garden as you sip a cold beer or try a delicious Greek wine!

  • Authentic homemade Greek food and pasteries
  • Assorted Greek wines in new wine section
  • Cold beer in the on site beer garden.
  • Unique boutique gift items
  • Super 50/50 raffle, deluxe prizes

This family-friendly event is open to everyone! Come enjoy delicious Greek food and culture! OPA!

FOOD & DRINK

IMG_1882Traditional Greek delicacies such as souvlaki, gyros, spanakopita (spinach pie), dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), and moussaka (baked eggplant), as well as delicious desserts like baklava (walnut strudel) and loukoumades (honey puffs) will be on offer the whole day, all made fresh on the premises by festival volunteers. Complete the epicurean experience with a visit to our on-site beer garden featuring imported Greek beer and a new wine section.  Food & beverage trucks from local vendors will supply additional culinary delights. Visitors can dine inside the air-conditioned community center or outside under a large tent.

ONE WATERFRONT, TWO FESTIVALS

This year’s Greek Festival is the same day as the Perth Amboy Waterfront ARTS Festival, right across the street! Grab a gyro and than stroll along the waterfront to appreciate the work of local and regional artists. Multiple live bands will perform throughout the day, with genres ranging from Latin sounds to rock to folk to jazz to acoustic music.

GREEK CULTURE

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Come for the food and stay for the entertainment!

Enjoy live Greek music and dancing all weekend. Be sure to catch a performance by the award-winning St. Demetrios Greek Youth Dance Group, with dancers ranging in age from 5-25+ years old.

In addition, Church tours will be offered for those wishing to see the beautifully restored St. Demetrios’ sanctuary and learn more about the Orthodox faith.

BOUTIQUE SHOPPING

Be sure to save time for shopping!  Many unique items will be on offer including Greek Orthodox religious icons, prayer ropes, greeting cards, Greek jewelry, t-shirts, and gifts for friends and family.

SUPER 50/50 RAFFLE

FEELING LUCKY? Try out your luck at our 50/50 raffle. Deluxe prizes include a large screen TV. Tickets are $5.