Everything You Need to Know About the St. Augustine Greek Festival

St. Augustine hosts a slew of exciting events throughout the year. Whether they center around food, culture, music, or holidays, you’ll always find a fun-filled celebration that suits your fancy. This fall, one event that you certainly won’t want to skip is the St. Augustine Greek Festival, a three-day celebration of all things Greek. Here is an overview of this year’s Greek festivities and why you should add the event to your itinerary.

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About the Holy Trinity Church of St. Augustine

The St. Augustine Creek Festival is hosted each year by the local Holy Trinity Church. They put months of hard work and preparation into this event and invite visitors from all walks of life to attend. In addition to food, music, and dancing, they hope to share their culture and faith with the community and help attendees gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Greek way of life.

What to Expect at the St. Augustine Greek Festival

The Greek Festival of St. Augustine 2018 is set to take place at Francis Field on October 12th-14th. Stop by to join in the celebration and immerse in the vibrant culture of the Greek people. Here is a quick look at some of the activities that you’ll be able to enjoy at the event.

  • Sample Greek Food: From lamb and souvlaki to baklava and moussaka, you’ll find a wide variety of authentic cuisine at the St. Augustine Greek Festival. You can also try imported Greek wine and beer, ice cream, and specialty pastries.
  • Dance to Greek Music: One of Florida’s best Greek bands, Ellada, will be performing at the festival. You can also watch local dancers show off their skills with traditional Greek dances. If you’d like to learn these moves for yourself, be sure to attend one of the dance lessons offered on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Shopping: If you’re looking for unique souvenirs or gifts for your friends and family, search no further than the St. Augustine Greek Festival market! You’ll find a vast selection of authentic arts and crafts, Greek jewelry, and much more.
  • Learn About the Faith: Visit the Holy Trinity Church tent at the festival to learn more about the Greek faith and the Orthodox Church. We guarantee you’ll learn something new and interesting.

St. Augustine Greek Festival Admission

One of the best parts about the St. Augustine Greek Festival is that it is very inexpensive to attend! Admission is only $5 and kids under 16 and military members (with a valid military ID) get in for free. A portion of the festival proceeds will benefit the Wildflower Clinic, a free dental and medical organization in St. Johns County.

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