Want to experience Greece, but don’t have time for the flight? Come to the Marietta Greek Festival on May 13th, 14th & 15th, and leave your suitcases behind!
Come enjoy your favorite homemade Greek goodies, music, dancing and atmosphere as you make your way around the beautiful grounds – experiencing the beauty of the Greek culture.
You’ll pick up the scent of delicious Greek dishes as your palate is tempted by heavenly Greek pastries. Your ears will perk up at the live music, while your eyes gaze upon the authentically costumed dancers as they perform in the South’s only Greek amphitheater! Inside the Agora (marketplace), you’ll have a unique shopping experience courtesy of a multitude of merchants. Outside, your children can participate in various games, activities and crafts in the Kid’s Area. The Taverna offers adults the opportunity to quench their thirst with Greek wine, beer, and liqueur, and the Greek Street Food tent offers delightful portable food options. Be sure to take a guided tour of the Byzantine style sanctuary to see the beautiful iconography and learn more about the Orthodox faith!
Admission is $5 and children under 12 are free. This year the festival is offering special online ticket packages that include free admission, as well as other substantial coupon deals.The festival also donates a portion of its proceeds to local charities.
The festival is held at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, 3431 Trickum Road, Marietta, with complimentary parking & shuttle services. The hours of operation are: Friday, May 13, 4-10pm; Saturday, May 14, 11am-10pm and Sunday, May 15, 11am-4pm.
Visit www.mariettagreekfestival.com or call the Church Office at 770-924-8080 for more information about festival details, sponsorship opportunities, volunteer positions and more.
Come be Greek for the day…or three! OPA!