The two day festival features authentic Greek food, lively Greek and American music, dance performances by the Chicago based Ellas Dance Troupe which will be performing on Saturday at 1:00, 3:00 and 6:00 for your entertainment pleasure. They will perform dances popular from the different islands of Greece and made famous by the motion picture movie Zorba the Greek. There will be games for the kids, a Greek grocery store and commercial vendor booths and arts & crafts for your shopping pleasure.
Most of the food is prepared by the areas Greek owned restaurants using receipts brought over from Greece that have been passed down through generations.
This is an affordable family event for the whole community that is free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather all food and pastries will be available for drive up pick up at the shelter house.
Greek Fest 2012 dates this year are Saturday, June 23rdSunday, June 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will once again be held at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.