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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral

1973 E. Maryland Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003


  • Friday, October 9, 5pm – 10:00pm Saturday, October 10, 11am – 10:00pm Sunday, October 11, 11am - 8pm
Authentic Greek foods include gyros, kalamari, pastitsio (Greek "lasagna"), spanakopita (spinach pie) and lamb roasted on a spit. Also, melt-off-the-bone lamb shanks -- and melt-in-your-mouth loukoumades (Greek doughnuts). This festival offers the most Greek pastries of any other, including baklava, melomakarouna dipped in honey and much more, baked by Greek yiayias (grandmothers). Packaged handmade pastries are available to take with you. The Village Market features feta cheese, phyllo dough, olives, fresh oregano and other food items imported from Greece. Ouzo and Metaxa brandy served alongside Greek wines and beer. Folk Dancers perform virtually every hour. Dance lessons offered daily. Everyone can get up to join the line dancing as a live Greek band plays. Opa! The Hellenic Museum of Phoenix will be open with vintage photographs of pioneer Greek families as featured in the book, Greeks in Phoenix. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral tours are conducted throughout each day. The architecture conforms to ancient Byzantine standards while exhibiting unique, Southwest desert aesthetic. The icons and stained glass windows are exquisite.

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