New Orleans Greek Festival 2020

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

2020 | New Orleans Greek Festival

In lieu of Greek Fest, watch for an upcoming fall food event with home made robust Greek foods. As a concerned community organization, Greek Fest 2020 will not take place and will return Memorial Day weekend 2021. STAY TUNED And check our website for Upcoming dates and additional information.

Join us on Bayou St. John for the 2020 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 2020 festival are already underway, and we’re looking forward to another amazing year!

2020 Festival Dates

Friday, May 22nd
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, May 23rd
11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Sunday, May 24th
11:00 am to 7:00 pm

 

Events Schedule at a Glance

Friday Evening Run/Walk Race
6:00pm — Registration & Packets
7:00pm — 1 Mile Start
7:30pm — 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

Cathedral Tours
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

Toga Sunday
Wear a Tasteful Toga on Sunday and get in Free! Click here for full Events information.

 

Festival Location

1200 Robert E. Lee Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana
Click here for Google map.

Free Parking and Shuttle Service
Click here for information.

 

New Cuisine!

Baklava Cheesecake Cups: Delectable fusion of baklava and cheesecake
Mythos Greek Beer: A light straw-colored lager beer
Back by Popular Demand!
Moussaka & More Booth: Delicious Moussaka, Feta Fries, and Greek Salad!

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

 

Be a Volunteer!

Interested in volunteering at New Orleans Greek Festival? We can certainly use the help! Click here to send us your info!

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 $8 — Children under 12 free
Get your Entrance Tickets online!
Service animals allowed (no pets, please)

$1,000 Door Prize

Feeling lucky? We’ve brought back the door prize and will draw on Sunday evening! Chances available with purchase of $8 Entrance ticket Friday through Sunday.

 

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!

 

Live Greek Music by Endasi



Shopping: Inside or Agora!

We have so many great Greek things for you to take home, including Official T-Shirts and Sportswear, Grocery Items, Hellenic Imports — and that’s not including our Agora, the outdoor marketplace with clothing, jewelry, and more! Click here to see what’s in store (literally)!