49 Years of Greek Food, Live Music, and Family Fun

New Orleans
Greek Festival 2024

Join us on Bayou St. John for the 2024 New Orleans Greek Festival!
Celebrating a Zest for Life

A Memorial Day Weekend Tradition!

The community of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral will host its 49th Annual Greek Festival May 24, 25, and 26. This Memorial Day weekend tradition is an opportunity for you to experience Greece along the banks of Bayou St. John. As always, parishioners will offer their guests an array of homemade traditional Greek culinary favorites. This year, the LEMON will be featured in various libations, foods, and desserts. Look for these specialties throughout the Cathedral grounds and come celebrate a zest for life!

“When life gives you Lemons, make a Greek recipe!” Diane Kochilas - renowned Greek chef, cookbook author, and PBS host of My Greek Table


              • Tickets $10 – Children under 12 Free

              • Service Animals Allowed – No Pets, Please


The Greek Festival Committee sincerely thanks its sponsors, whose generosity and support helps elevate this year’s event to new heights. All donations directly contribute to the success of this annual church fundraiser and are deeply appreciated. Again, a huge thank you to each sponsor.

Southern Eagle

Didriksen, Saucier, Woods, PLC
Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Anthoula and Paris Malachias and Family

Chaar and Sons Construction, LLC
Gulf Ship Services
Hancock Whitney Bank
Imperial Trading
Legacy Professional Services, LLC
Marque’s Food Distributors
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
New Orleans Childrens Dental Center
NY Associates, Inc.
Order of St. Markella of Chios
Nicholas Pappas III, MD - NOLA Hand, Wrist, and Elbow
Performance Foodservice
The Times-Picayune - The New Orleans Advocate

Daniel C. Imbornone, CPA
Lake Lawn Metairie/Leitz-Eagan
Nora Vaden Holmes Insurance Agency
Thompson Packers, Inc.

Festival Location

1200 Allen Toussaint Blvd 
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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Free Parking and Shuttle Service 
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Eat, Shop, Drink & Dance! OPA!

The New Orleans Greek Festival has been a favorite Memorial Day weekend destination among locals since its inception in 1973. Offering an array of authentic homemade Greek food and a friendly family atmosphere, the event annually hosts over 19,000 guests. Make plans to attend this year and bring your family and friends to share the fun!

Greek Festival Lamb

Amazing Greek Cuisine

Delicious homemade Greek food will be available both inside the Hellenic Cultural Center and outside on the Cathedral grounds. Among the classic menu selections for your Greek culinary experience will be roasted leg of lamb and orzo plate; lamb rack; gyro; souvlaki; Greek salad; and pastitsio dinner with tiropita, keftedes (Greek meatballs), Greek salad, and dolmades (stuffed grape leaves)
Mezedes The popular Mezedes booth, introduced last year along the Bayou, will return with five appetizers to accompany your favorite libations. Start saving your calories from now!


Hellenic Dancers

The Hellenic Dancers practice throughout the year in preparation for the Festival. On stage inside the Hellenic Cultural Center, they perform a variety of Greek dances for your entertainment.

127-2023 Greek Festival-Edits

Shopping Experience

Two main areas for your shopping pleasure will be available.
Click here is the view additional information on all of our shopping options.

Support Holy Trinity Cathedral

Holy Trinity Cathedral is the oldest existing Orthodox community in the Americas. All proceeds from the Greek Festival, as well as donations made through this link, support the church and its ministries. If you wish to contribute, please click the button on the photograph. Your gift is deeply appreciated.


Greek Festival Walk/Run

Register for Greek Festival NOLA Walk/Run here! Registration is now open! For more specific information about the race and to register for the race, please visit the website here: https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/NewOrleans/GreekFestRun or call NOTC’s office at (504) 304-2326.
Please note that race bibs provide each run/walk participant two free admissions, free beer while supplies last, and delicious Greek food, music and dancing before gates open at 11 am for general admission.

Events & Entertainment

There will be plenty of activities for the entire family. Don’t miss the popular Hellenic Dancers that perform in authentic costumes on stage in the Hellenic Cultural Center nor the Cathedral Tours that are directed by Cathedral Dean Father George Wilson in the Cathedral. There you will have an opportunity to learn the basics of the Orthodox faith and the church building, as well as hear beautiful Byzantine music sung by resident chanter John Michael Boyer.


Greek Pastries

The pictures speak for themselves! Preparations began in February to help ensure the large variety and quantities of homemade Greek baked goods demanded by the public each year with baklava an all time favorite.

Eggplant dip Greek Festival
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Be a Volunteer!

Interested in volunteering at New Orleans Greek Festival? Volunteers are most welcome! Click here to send your info!  


LIVE Greek Music

On the outdoor stage Thymios and His Greek American Super Band will perform live music, an invitation for you to join in some tradition Greek dances. Or, simply sit back and listen to the music as you enjoy the relaxing scenery and feast beside the bayou. And, don’t forget that the Athenian Playground will have activities for the young Festival goers. There will be something for everyone!

Greek Food, Live Music, and Family Fun

Countdown to the New Orleans
Greek Festival 2024

2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

Southern Louisiana’s largest cultural festival!

For forty-nine years the New Orleans Greek Festival has stood among the top ten cultural festivals in our region, celebrating the vibrant heritage and traditions of Greece. Drawing over 19,000 attendees during the Memorial Day weekend, our festival is a favorite for locals and visitors alike.

The Greek Festival Committee is asking for your support, which could help elevate this year’s event to new heights. By becoming a sponsor, you would not only contribute to the success of our church fundraiser, but also gain valuable exposure to its extensive audience that garners substantial media attention each year through television, digital presence, and social media.

To partner for the 2024 New Orleans Greek Festival, please click on “Be a Sponsor.” The deadline for commitment is April 11, 2024. Or, to discuss sponsorship opportunities in greater detail, contact the Festival Committee at 504-564-4308 or via email at greekfestivalnola@gmail.com

Thank you for considering this opportunity to support the New Orleans Greek Festival.

History, Greek Food, Live Music and Family Fun

Support Holy Trinity Cathedral

Click button to donate to Holy Trinity Cathedral in support of its ministries.

Shopping Excursions

Inside: Greek Grocery – Imported Food and Homemade Specialties, Holy Trinity Archives – Historical Photographic Reproductions and Gift Items

Outside: Agora – Hellenic Imports and Specialty Items, Vintage Posters, T-Shirts – Apparel for Adults and Children

Events & Entertainment for the Entire Family

A great lineup of fun events for the entire family are slated for the Greek Festival, including live Greek music, Cathedral Tours, Hellenic Dancers performances, and activities at the Athenian Playground. To access weekend highlights and complete schedules, click here.

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    1200 Allen Toussaint Boulevard
    New Orleans, LA 70122

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