34th annual Nashville Greek Festival

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Pictured: vegetarian moussaka and Greek green beans.

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Opa! The Nashville Greek Festival is back this weekend (Fri., Oct. 21-Sun., Oct. 23) at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church4905 Franklin Pk. The festival will return to its traditional format after hosting a drive-thru event last year. Here’s what to expect at the 34th annual celebration of Greek culture:

🇬🇷 The schedule

Tours of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church take place daily — see the full schedule for times. Visitors are welcome inside to experience an authentic example of Byzantine architecture and iconography. Other activities include Greek music and dancing highlighting different regions and islands + local vendors.

🇬🇷 The menu

Authentic Greek cuisine is the top attraction at the festival, and for that, you may want to puruse the menu ahead of time. Here’s a sampling of what to expect:

  • Feast on traditional dishes like spanakopita or street food like gyros + Greek-style fries.
  • Desserts include loukoumades (honey-dipped pastry sprinkled with powdered sugar) + baklava, kourabiedes, and other sweet treats at the pastry shop (available for takeout).
  • Greek coffee, beer, and wine are on the beverage menu.

🇬🇷 The need-to-know

Admission is $3 and is valid all weekend. First responders with valid ID + children 12 and under get into the festival for free. Off-site parking and shuttle services will be located at First Presbyterian Church of Nashville4815 Franklin Pk.

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