New Orleans Greek Fest 2018

45 Years of Greek Food, Live Music, and Family Fun


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45 Years Strong!

Join us on Bayou St. John for the 2018 New Orleans Greek Festival — this year we are helping New Orleans celebrate its 300th birthday, with special events planned for the entire weekend! As always, there will be homemade traditional Greek food, wine, pastries, and other great desserts! Come see our live, traditional Greek dancing, and listen to the live Greek band playing near the Bayou. Finish up by touring our beautiful Cathedral, getting our annual poster, and visiting our Greek grocery with delectable cheeses, dips, spices, and much more — Opa!

Amazing Greek Cuisine

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Get your taste buds ready, because the only thing better is a trip to Greece! See what we have in store for you this year!

Fun Family Events & Entertainment

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We have a great line-up of fun events planned for this year’s festival: Hellenic Dancing, Cathedral Tours, Live Music, Athenian Playground for the Kids, and more! Click here for complete schedules!

Live Greek Music by Endasi

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Shopping: Inside or Agora!

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We have so many great Greek things for you to take home, including the Official Poster, Official T-Shirts and Sportswear, Grocery Items, Hellenic Imports — and that’s not including our Agora, the outdoor marketplace with clothing, jewelry, and more! Click here to see what’s in store (literally)!

How to Get to Greek Fest

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The Wisner Bridge has Finally Reopened!
Click here for information on parking once you arrive.

Be a Volunteer!

Interested in volunteering at New Orleans Greek Festival? We can certainly use the help! Click here to send us your info!ick here to let us know who you are, how to get in touch with you, and when you would be available to work.

Celebrate the Tricentennial

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Festival Dates & Times

Friday, May 25th
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, May 26th
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, May 27th
11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Price of Admission

Entrance $8 — Children under 12 free
Get your Entrance Tickets online!
Service animals allowed (no pets, please)

Events Schedule at a Glance

Friday Evening Run/Walk Race
6:00pm — Registration & Packets
7:00pm — 1 Mile Start
7:30pm — 5K Start
Click here for more information and to register online!

Hellenic Dancers, Inside Stage
Friday — 6:00pm & 9:00pm
Saturday — 1:30pm, 4:30pm, 8:00pm
Sunday — 1:30pm & 6:00pm
Hellenic Dancers, Outdoor
Friday — 6:30pm
Saturday — 5:00pm
Sunday — 6:30pm
Little Dancers, Inside Stage
Sunday — 4:00pm

Cathedral Tours
Tours begin at the Cathedral side entrance
Friday — 7:00pm & 8:00pm
Saturday — Noon; 2:00pm; 3:30pm; 5:30pm; 7:30pm
Sunday — Noon; 5:00pm; 7:00pm

Cooking Demonstrations
In the Cultural Center, near the Greek Grocery
Saturday — 1:00pm; 4:00pm; 7:00pm
Sunday — 1:00pm; 4:00pm

Meet the Poster Artist
Throughout the weekend, in the Cultural Center near the Poster Booth

Toga Sunday
Wear a Tasteful Toga on Sunday and get in Free! You might even win a prize for Best Toga! Toga contest takes place immediately after the Sunday 6:30pm Outdoor Hellenic Dance performance, on the Music Stage.

Click here for full Events information.

Festival Location

1200 Robert E. Lee Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana
Click here for Google map.

Free Parking and Shuttle Service
Click here for information.


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