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Church of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox & Greek Festival


Church of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox

2019 Greek Food Festival (Hellenic Glendi) Details for Cranston, RI1

Dates and Times

  • Fri: 9/6/2019 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 9/7/2019 Noon - 10:00 PM
  • Sun: 9/8/2019 Noon - 9:00 PM

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Description: The Festival will take place under the "Big Tents", rain or shine. More than 25,000 people visit the Cranston Greek Festival over the course of this fabulous three day event of Food, Fun, Greek Dancing and Culture.

Greek Food: Guests enjoy a wide variety of Greek food including roast lamb, Greek style chicken, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita ("spinach pie") tiropita ("cheese pie") and Rhode Island's best GYROS.

The pastry booth will feature hand-made Greek pastries, including kourabiedes, loukoumades, baklava, koulourakia, diples, melomakarona, and rice pudding.

We recommend that you enjoy your Greek pastries with authentic Greek coffee, or an iced coffee, "Frappe".

Imported items from Greece including jewelry, CDs, and clothing. A raffle with a Grand Prize.

Greek Church Tours offer guests the opportunity to learn about the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church - the second largest Christian communion in the world, after the Roman Catholic Church.

Pets: Pets are not allowed at the Cranston Greek Festival. Service animals are permitted.

Admission / Parking:3 Free admission. Free parking on the Neighborhood Streets near the church and Free Parking with Free Shuttle bus from Cranston West High School parking lot.

Entertainment: Live Greek music will be performed continuously throughout the 3-Day Cranston Greek Festival. Out own Odyssey Dance Troupe will perform traditional dances from mainland Greece and the Greek Islands. There will be a Children's Area with a Bouncy House and Face Painter for families with young children.

Typical Greek Festival Foods: Baklava : Μπακλάβα | Tiropita : Τυρóπιτα | Spanakopita : Σπανακόπιτα | Fasolakia : Φασολάκια | Loukoumades : Λουκουμάδες | Loukanico : Λουκανικό | Dolmades : Ντολμάδες | Salad : Σαλάτα | Feta : Φέτα | Olives : Ελιές | Mousaka : Μουσακάς | Pastitsio : Παστίτσιο | Souvlaki : Σουβλάκι | Rice : Ρύζι | Bread : Ψωμί | Chicken : Κοτόπουλο | Calamari : Καλαμάρι | Saganaki : Σαγανάκι | Mezes : Μεζές | Coffee : Καφές | Koulourakia : Κουλουράκια | Finikia : Φοίνικα | Kataifi : Καταϊφι | Galaktoboureko : Γαλακτοβουρεκό | Karydopita : Καρυδόπιτα | Melomakarona : Μελομακάρονα | Ouzo : Ούζο | Bougatsa : Μπουγάτσα | Kourabiedes : Κουραμπιέδες | Click to buy Greek Festival Foods on Amazon...

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1Note: Contact this church or visit their website to confirm their festival's dates, times, location, and fees.

2Icons: Blue icons (map, www, video) relate to this church. Red icons relate to their festival -- when available.

3Note: Festival parking and admission fees subject to change without notice.