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Food, Dancing & Fun!
May 26-28, 2018

Can’t get to Greece this year? Take a “Staycation” at The Valley Greek Festival!

The San Fernando Valley’s 45th annual Greek Festival is taking place on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 through 28, 2018 at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The festival evokes the sights, sounds and tastes that define the traditional Greek way of life. Enjoy the hospitality of the Valley’s Greek community and experience the simple pleasures of life in a Greek village.

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Valley Greek Festival Schedule

Saturday Schedule

Opens 12:00 pm | Closes 9:00 pm

Live Greek Dance Performances

Cooking Demonstrations

Church Tours

Sunday Schedule

Opens 12:00 pm | Closes 9:00 pm

Live Greek Dance Performances

Cooking Demonstrations

Church Tours

Monday Schedule

Opens 12:00 pm | Closes 9:00 pm

Live Greek Dance Performances

Cooking Demonstrations

Church Tours

VGF Parking Is Always FREE!

Get Here Early! $4.00 Admission

Parking Details

Food & Drink For The Gods

Festival-goers will not want to miss the delicious Greek food! Festival favorites like gyros and pastichio will make your mouth water.  Yia Yia’s (grandma’s) kitchen offers sweet treats to delight you: baklava, melomakarona, & kataifi – just to name a few!

Cooking Demonstrations

Live Greek Music & Dancing All Weekend

Listen to the distinctive sounds of the bouzouki and other exotic instruments played by authentic Greek musicians who perform traditional and popular songs. Delight in the beauty of the elaborate costumes worn by performers as they share their carefully practiced steps and intricate dances with the enthusiastic audience.

Dance Schedule

Fun For The Family

Our Kids & Games section is full of family friendly activities! Try the bouncers or giant slides! Enjoy some craft time in our shaded Kids-N-Paint area! Take home a goldfish from our fish bowl toss! Win prizes while you shoot some hoops!

Church Tour

Visit our beautiful Greek Orthodox Church by attending one of our church tours. Discover the history and theology of icons, see our overwhelming Byzantine mosaics while listening to Byzantine music and hymns of the faithful.  

Tour Times

Greek Food & Pastries

Calamari – Fried squid, Greek seasoned served with lemon slices
Dolmades – Grape leaves stuffed with rice and spices (vegetarian)
Greek Salad – Ripe tomatoes, onion, green pepper, extra virgin olive oil and feta (vegetarian)
Loukaniko – Greek pork sausage with a citrus flavoring
Paidakia – Our famous flame-grilled Greek lamb chops
Pork Souvlaki – Greek seasoned flame-grilled pork kebab served with bread
Tiropita – Baked phyllo filled with cheese (vegetarian)

Beef Souvlaki – Greek seasoned quality flame-grilled beef kebab
Greek ½ Chicken – Our famous Greek seasoned flame-grilled chicken
Gyro – Beef/lamb pita sandwich served with our homemade Tzatziki and fries
Leg of Lamb – Oven-roasted leg of lamb with potatoes and more
Moussaka – Oven-roasted layered eggplant, potatoes, and tomato sauce topped with bechamel (vegetarian)
Pastichio – Greek seasoned layered pasta and meat sauce topped with bechamel
Spanakopita – Baked phyllo filled with spinach and cheese (vegetarian)

Wine – Kouros Greek Red & White
Retsina – Greek White Wine
Ouzo – Greek liquor with a black licorice taste
Ouzorita – our famous Greek version of a margarita
Metaxa – Greek Brandy
Stella Artois
Shock Top
Golden Road Wolf Pup IPA
Golden Road Tart Mango Cart Ale
Bud light
Coke & Diet Coke
Sprite
Bottle Water
Greek Coffee

Baklava
Chocolate Baklava
Pistachio Baklava
Diples
Galaktoboureko
Karithopita
Kourabiethes
Loukoumades
Melomakarona
Pasta Flora
Queens
Ravani

Drawing for a trip to Greece for two!

Donation: $2.00 per ticket or 12 tickets for $20.00

Drawing Details

A Fantastic Time!

Watch professional Greek dance performances and learn to Greek Dance! Shop at the outdoor Greek marketplace (Agora).Take in a cooking demonstration and learn how to make authentic Greek cuisine! Try your luck or entertain your kids in our expanded games section. There is so much to do, see and eat at the Valley Greek Festival that one day may not be enough!

Visit The Greek Agora

Shop at the outdoor Greek marketplace (Agora) for the finest olive oil, honey, cookbooks, art, jewelry, gifts and much more…

Our Sponsors

Church

Would you like to learn more about the Orthodox Religion? Take a tour of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church or click below to visit the church website.

Learn More

Volunteers

Your generosity is always welcome. We understand your time is valuable and we thank you for sharing it with us! To volunteer, click the button below.

Volunteer Here

Vendors

Would you like to help supply the Valley Greek Festival or sell your goods and services to thousands of Valley Greek Festival visitors over Memorial Day Weekend?

Become A Vendor

Your “Staycation” Awaits

Take a Staycation to the Valley Greek Festival and WIN a Vacation to Greece!

How To WIN

9501 Balboa Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325-1901

(818) 886-4040 — Phone
vgf@st-nicholas.info — Email