No plans for this Memorial Weekend? Celebrate Greek culture, cuisine, and traditions at the New Orleans Greek Festival. Taking place from this Friday through Sunday at Bayou St. John, the event features Greek food, wine, pastries, and other authentic desserts.
Tickets are now only being sold at the gate for $10 and visitors will be able to listen to live, traditional Greek dancing and a Greek band. Don’t forget to tour the Cathedral and do some shopping while your children enjoy the Athenian playground for kids.
For the first time, ticket holders will also be able to try:
Mythos Greek Beer: A light straw-colored lager beer in the bottle.
Greek Wine Flights: Four flights, two red and two white.
New Orleans Greek Schedule
Friday evening run/walk race
5:30 pm – Registration and packets (corner of Allen Toussaint & St. Bernard)
6:45 pm – 1 Mile start
7:00 pm – 5K Start
Hellenic dancers, inside stage
Friday – 7:30 pm
Saturday – 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday – 3:30 pm
Tours begin at the Cathedral side entrance
Friday – 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm
Saturday – 1:00pm; 3:00pm; 5:00pm; 6:30pm
Sunday – 2:00pm and 5:00pm
Note: Only service animals are allowed, no pets.
Where: 1200 Allen Toussaint Boulevard, New Orleans
Hours: Friday – 5:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday – 12:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday – 12:00pm-7:00pm
When: Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29
Admission: Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $10
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