The yearly St. Demetrios Greek Festival is FREE and offers homemade Greek delicacies, live Greek music and dancing, shopping, Greek wine tasting, children’s game booth, and more!
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St. Demetrios Greek Festival
September 21-23, 2012 | schedule below | Free
2100 Boyer Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112
More info: www.seattlegreekfestival.org
Welcome to the St. Demetrios Greek Festival, a Seattle tradition since 1960! Join us September 21, 22 and 23, 2012 in Seattle’s Montlake neighborhood and surround yourself with traditional Greek food, music, dancing and culture.
Friday, September 21st: 12pm—10pm
Saturday, September 22nd: 10am—10pm
Sunday, September 23rd: 12pm—7pm
Come for the food and stay for the entertainment!
Homemade Greek delicacies await you, from lamb to calamari and loukoumathes to baklava, all freshly prepared and served under our large outdoor tent. While you eat, enjoy live Greek music and dancing from St. Demetrios’ award-winning Greek dance groups who will perform all weekend. We also offer great shopping, Greek wine tasting, a children’s game booth and docent-led church tours, making Seattle’s Greek Festival a full day of fun!
Music and Dancing
St. Demetrios Church is proud to have a large and active Greek Folk Dance program. With over 120 dancers and singers enrolled from ages 4 years old to adult, this program aims to teach the Greek folk traditions of dance, music, and song while maintaining the values of the Greek Orthodox faith.
The St. Demetrios Dance Groups will be on hand all weekend and are excited to share this integral part of Greek culture with you. Dressed in authentic costumes and accompanied by traditional music, dancers from each of our age groups will perform dances and songs from throughout Greece. A must see!
A Taste of Greece
The St. Demetrios Greek Festival offers dozens of traditional Greek foods and pastry items which are all homemade and freshly prepared by members of the church community.
Enjoy a seated three-course lunch or dinner in our dining room. Choose from an entrée of salmon or chicken on Friday and Lamb or Chicken on Saturday and Sunday. Meal also includes Greek salad, vegetable, rice, bread and Greek pastry. A Vegetarian option will also be available all weekend and includes meatless pastitsio, spanakopita, Greek salad, bread and pastry.
Calamari-Lightly breaded and deep-fried squid served with a side of tzazkiki
Dolmathes-Rice stuffed grape leaves
Greek Fries-French fries tossed in Greek spices and topped with feta cheese
Greek Salad-Tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, kalamata olives and feta cheese in an olive oil vinaigrette
Gyro-Strips of spiced lamb and beef topped with tomato, onions and tzaziki sauce in a warmed pita.
Moussaka-Layers of eggplant, potato and ground beef, topped with creamy béchamel sauce
Pastitsio-Layers of thick noodles and ground beef topped with creamy béchamel sauce
Roasted Lamb Sandwich-Thinly sliced roasted lamb served in fresh French bread with cooking juices.
Souvlaki-Pork shish kabobs marinated in lemon juice and olive oil and seasoned with salt, pepper and oregano, served with a slice of French bread
Pastries and Desserts
Baklava-Layers of walnuts, cinnamon and sugar between buttered phyllo dough, topped with syrup
Baklava Sundae-Chopped Baklava mixed with a touch of espresso, served over vanilla ice cream and topped with whipping cream
Bougatsa-Creamy custard and chopped walnuts layered between buttered phyllo dough and served warm from the oven
Galaktoboureko-Creamy custard baked between layers of buttered phyllo and topped with a citrus-infused syrup
Kataifi-A mixture of walnuts, cinnamon and sugar wrapped in layers of shredded phyllo dough
Koulourakia-Braided butter cookies that go perfectly with coffee
Kourambiethes-Delicate butter cookies topped with layers and layers of powdered sugar
Loukoumades-Deep fried “Greek doughnuts” topped with honey-syrup and dusted with cinnamon
Soda, Bottled Water, Greek Coffee, Espresso, Greek Wine and Greek Beer available