St. Augustine Greek Festival 2019
Opa! Don’t miss the cultural event of the year when Francis Field is transformed into a virtual Greek village for the 22nd Annual St. Augustine Greek Festival on October 11-13, 2019. There will be plenty of Greek food and pastries, traditionally-costumed Greek folk dancers, FREE Greek dance lessons, and live Greek music all weekend long! For your shopping pleasure, there will be a variety of Arts & Crafts vendors on site.
The ever-popular and nationally-known Greek band Ellada will be performing live all weekend in the main tent. Also, the Nisiotes and Asteria Greek dance troupes will demonstrate the rich culture of Greek dance. Visitors can learn the steps and participate.
This family-friendly event includes an outdoor marketplace and a Kids Center offering games, rides and activities. Vendor booths will be set up throughout the Festival, offering jewelry, arts and crafts and more. In addition, a selection of reading material on the Greek Orthodox faith, icons and other unique items will be available for purchase.
The Greek Festival offers an amazing array of Greek foods, pastries and beverages, including moussaka, dolmades, souvlaki, spanakopita and pastitsio. Many of the dishes are provided by parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Families looking for familiar food option for their children will find gyros, hot dogs, and snacks on the kids menu.
A village Kafenio will be set up where visitors can relax and sip a Greek coffee while trying out some favorite Greek pastries from the bakery. In the Taverna, fine Greek wine, cold beer and Greek lemonade will be available. Other not-to-be missed treats are saganaki (flaming cheese) and a variety of Greek desserts that include baklava and other delicious pastries. The following specials will be offered:
Baklava Friday – Buy a full dinner platter, get a piece of baklava free.
OPA! Saturday – Happy Hour 2-for-1 draft beer from 3pm-5pm.
**NEW THIS YEAR! Skip the lines and preorder select menu items for curbside pickup! Click on the event website link for more information on preorder and how to pick up the food.
Admission: Adults $5 / Children 14 & Under Free. Active-duty US military and their immediate families with ID are also Free. Come Saturday and get a “2nd Day Free” admission!
Sorry, no pets allowed. Registered service dogs are permitted.
Friday, October 11, 2019 — 4:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday, October 12, 2019 — 11:00am-10:00pm
Sunday, October 13, 2019 — 11:00am- 5:00pm