Santa Fe Greek Festival Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th
Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 20, 2012
St Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church of Santa Fe is hosting the 15th Annual Santa Fe Greek Festival. This year's festival has new dates and a new location--Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center (201 W. Marcy St.) from 11 AM to 9 PM on both days. The festival is featuring all things Greek including food, sweets, live Greek music by the Aegean Sounds and live Greek Dancing. At this year’s festival for the very first time both beer and wine will be served. The festival is a "Featured Event" on Santa Fe visitor guide SantaFe.com.
Several popular Greek dishes are being offered at the festival including gyros, souvlaki (shish-kabob), spanakopita (spinach/cheese pie), dolmades (rolled grape leaves with rice) and much more. Additionally there will be a variety of Greek sweets available including favorite Greek sweets such as baklava, kourabiedes (powdered sugar cookies) and melomakarona (honey cookies with walnuts) as well as Greek coffee.
Another part of the festival being offered is a "Greek Agora" (Greek Import Store) that will be selling Greek gift items as well as canned and bottled Greek foods throughout the festival. Additionally the festival is raffling off several prizes during the event. Interested parties are invited to buy a raffle ticket to take a chance at winning one of the prizes available in the raffle.
Ticket Info: Adults after 3pm Friday and all day Saturday: $3.00 Admission Fee Children 12 and under: Free Admission Adults before 3pm Friday: Free Admission You may purchase your food, beer and wine tickets at the event. Parties with questions are encouraged to send an email to purplehazeviolet AT gmail dot com
About Saint Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church:
Saint Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church is located in Santa Fe,New Mexico. Some visitors say that its traditional Byzantine church architecture combined with its location provides a feeling of being in the Christian Greece of old. Our Byzantine Iconography,hand carved traditional seating and ancient Byzantine Chant all add to a spiritual Christian worship that dates back to the 1st Christian communities. We invite you to come and see.
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