NEWS: The New Olreans Greek Festival plans on returning to our traditional Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28, and 29 of 2022
Join us on Bayou St. John for the 2022 New Orleans Greek Festival. A Memorial Weekend Tradition! This year’s theme is EAT! DRINK! DANCE! As always, there will be homemade traditional Greek Food, wine, pastries, and other great desserts! Come see our live, traditional Greek dancing and listen to the live Greek band playing near the Bayou. Tour our beautiful Cathedral, browse the wonderful marketplaces with everything Greek, and visit our Greek grocery with delectable cheeses, dips, spices, and much more - OPA!
In 1973, when the first New Orleans Greek Festival was held, who could have known it would grow to be one of the best local’s festival in New Orleans, hosting over 23,000 annually! Preparations for our 2022 festival are already underway, and we’re looking forward to another amazing year!
Events Schedule at a Glance
TBD — Registration & Packets
TBD — 1 Mile Start
TBD — 5K Start
Click here to register today!
Hellenic Dancers, Inside Stage
Friday — 6:00pm & 9:00pm
Saturday — 1:30pm, 4:30pm, 8:00pm
Sunday — 1:30pm
Hellenic Dancers, Outdoor
Friday — 6:30pm
Saturday — 5:00pm
Little Dancers, Inside Stage
Sunday — 4:00pm
Tours begin at the Cathedral side entrance
Friday — 7:00pm & 8:00pm
Saturday — Noon; 2:00pm; 3:30pm; 5:30pm; 7:30pm
Sunday — Noon; 5:00pm
Wear a Tasteful Toga on Sunday and get in Free! Click here for full Events information.
Mastiha Bar: Enjoy a specialty cocktail or Mastiha on the Rocks!
Lamb Plate: Spring Rotisserie Lamb with Tomato Orzo au Jus and Roll
The Not Just for Vegans Platter: Lentil and Faro Salad with Skordalia (Potato Garlic Dip), Pita, Dolmades, and Kalamata Olives
How to Get to Greek Fest
Free Shuttle Service!
Click here for directions to the festival and information on parking once you arrive.
Be a Volunteer!
Support Holy Trinity Cathedral
Your donation can make a big difference to Holy Trinity Cathedral by allowing the oldest existing Orthodox community in the Americas continue its ministry to the faithful. Below are various options to direct your gift as a tribute to someone special or for a specific occasion or dedication. Whatever your selection, please know that your support is deeply appreciated.
Price of Admission
Entrance $10 — Children under 12 free
Get your Entrance Tickets online!
Service animals allowed (no pets, please)
New This Year - Baklava Cheesecake Cups, Mythos Greek Beer and back by popular demand, the Mastiha Bar and our famous Moussaka!
Fun Family Events & Entertainment
We have a great line-up of fun events planned for this year’s festival: Hellenic Dancing, Cathedral Tours, Live Music, Athenian Playground for the Kids, and more! Click here for complete schedules! New this year will be Kayak and Paddleboard rentals. Take a leisurely ride down Bayou St. John on your choice of Kayak or Paddleboard!