OPA! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Perth Amboy invites the public to enjoy a celebration of Greek culture and food, live music, dancing, shopping and fun at our annual Greek Festival by the Bay.
Saturday, September 24 | 12-11 PM
Sunday, September 25 | 12-7 PM
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.
Open to everyone! Come enjoy delicious Greek food and culture! OPA!
FOOD & DRINK
Traditional Greek delicacies such as Authentic Gyros, souvlakia, delicious, crispy calamari, plus Greek dinner favorites such as Pastitsio, Moussaka, as well as, delicious desserts including baklava (walnut strudel), kourambiethes (butter cookies drenched in powdered sugar), koulourakia (butter cookies), finikia (sweet, honey, sugar cookies) and our famous loukoumades (honey puffs) will be offered which are all made fresh on the premises by festival volunteers. Complete the epicurean experience with a visit to our on-site Taverna Bar featuring imported Greek beer, wines and FRAPPE (Greek Iced Coffee), Greek and American coffee at our Kafenio (Café). Visitors will dine outside enjoying fresh air breezes from our amazing location on the Perth Amboy Waterfront with our beautiful river view!
Come for the food and stay for the entertainment!
Enjoy live Greek music and dancing! Be sure to catch a performance by our St. Demetrios Greek Youth Dance Group, with our smiling, enthusiastic dancers eager to demonstrate our traditional Greek dances.
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.
Be sure to save time for shopping! Many unique and interesting items will be offered at our Greek Store and Boutique including Greek Orthodox religious icons, prayer ropes, greeting cards, Greek jewelry, t-shirts, and gifts for friends and family.