Press Release

Columbus, OH at the gateway of the Short North and downtown Columbus, the Annual Greek Festival continues its tradition as the end of summer celebration in central Ohio. The Greek Festival takes place on the grounds of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral at the corner of High St. and Goodale Blvd.

Experience a taste of Greece through authentic, hand-made food delicacies, tour the cathedral that is reminiscent of Orthodox churches in Greece with its pristine marble and carefully crafted mosaics

The gourmet food menu includes pastitsio, moussaka, grape leaves, cheese and spinach pies (tyropites and spanakopites).

Patrons can also enjoy a gyro, souvlaki, loukaniko. Among the variety of pastries are: baklava, baklava sundaes, loukoumades and so much more. Patrons also have the chance to learn traditional Greek folk dances, performed by the children and adults from the community’s dance troupe. The dancers are joined by the Hellenic Singers, who serenade the crowds with folk songs from the Greece of days gone by.

Touring the Cathedral and witnessing its beautiful mosaics and pristine marble is a way to experience the living faith of Orthodoxy. And the Orthodox Christian bookstore has so much to offer.

Admission tickets – good for all four days of the festival – are $5, $4 for senior citizens while children under 12 are free. In addition, all members of the military and their immediate families are invited as the Festival’s special guests the entire weekend with a military ID or other proof of service-active-duty. Information is also available on the Facebook and Twitter feed.