Greek Festival


DATE: Thursday, June 26 - Saturday, June 28, 2014

TIME:  11:30 AM - 9:30 PM

PLACE: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Grounds, Portland , Maine



Festival Press Release

Yassou!  Join us in a celebration of Greek culture at the Annual Greek Food Festival on Thursday, June 26 thru Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Portland, Maine (located on the corner of Pleasant and Park Street).

This spectacular three-day Greek Festival is a wonderful family event that each year draws more than 10,000 visitors from around the greater Portland area. Along with the exquisite Greek cuisine, there will be live music and traditional dancing.

Guests will dine on exceptional Greek food, cooked the old-fashioned way by hard-working members of the Holy Trinity parish, using authentic Greek recipes, all-natural ingredients and lots of tender, loving care.

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Chicken Dinner
Chicken Dinner
Lamb Souvlaki Dinner
Lamb Souvlaki Dinner
Vegetarian Dinner
Vegetarian Dinner
Spanakopita
Spanakopita
Dolmades
Dolmades
Pastichio
Pastichio
Moussaka
Moussaka
Lamb Souvlaki
Lamb Souvlaki
Rice Pilaf
Rice Pilaf
Greek Salad
Greek Salad
Loukoumades
Loukoumades
Baklava
Baklava

Lamb Souvlaki, marinated in olive oil, lemon and herbs, will be grilled to perfection and served with rice pilaf and Greek salad. Other favorites will include Dolmades (grape leaves wrapped around ground beef and rice), Moussaka (layers of eggplant, ground beef and topped with a cream sauce) and Spanakopita (layers of phyllo stuffed with spinach and cheese).

Visitors will be able to satisfy their "sweet tooth" as well. Delicious Greek pastries, including Baklava (layers of nuts and phyllo soaked in honey), Kourabiedes (crescent-shaped butter cookies covered with powdered sugar) and Loukomades (fried dough balls covered with honey and chopped nuts) will be served.

Traditional Greek Dancers

A Greek band will provide live entertainment nightly so visitors can try out their fancy footwork on the dance floor. The Festival also will feature performances by an exciting dance group wearing authentic Greek costumes.

For more information, call (207) 774-0281Opa!

Note:  We are looking for volunteers as well. Please contact Greg Tselikis
or Fr. Sarantidis.


Read this wonderful article by Mary Papousty regarding our annual food festival.

How to Grill Shish Kabob for 10,000 - Mary Papoutsy, 2006

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