New Orleans Greek Fest 2017

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

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44 Years Strong!

Great Greek Food, Live Music and Entertainment, and Family Fun — Join us on Bayou St. John for the 2017 Annual Greek Festival! Featuring plenty of homemade traditional Greek food and wine, as well as amazing pastries and desserts! Experience live traditional Greek dancing, performed by the Hellenic Dancers. Relax on the bayou and listen to our live Greek band, tour our beautiful Cathedral, get our annual poster, and visit our Greek grocery with delectable cheeses, dips, spices, and much more.

Buy Your Tickets Online!

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We're introducing a couple new exciting options for online tickets this year! First, we are offering an Early Bird General Admission Ticket for just $7, same price as 2016! This offer will be available until May 12, 2017, two weeks before our event. After May 12th our General Admission tickets will be $8, same price as cash at the Entrance Gate. Secondly, we are excited to offer you the $17 New Orleans Greek Festival Weekend Pass (a $24 value)! Jazz Fest has it's Brass Pass; Greek Fest now has it's 'Blue Pass!' This great deal, available exclusively online, admits the holder each day of the Festival. For more information and to purchase your tickets please click here!

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!

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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Alternate Routes to New Orleans Greek Festival
While great progress has been made on the streets around Holy Trinity Cathedral the new Wisner Bridge is still under construction. Fortunately, getting to your gyro is not too complicated; click here for a detailed map of the alternate means of getting to New Orleans Greek Fest!

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.

2017 Poster by Simon

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Simon Hardeveld is this year’s New Orleans Greek Festival 2017 poster artist! Simon will be on the grounds during the festival to talk about his painting Click here for more information!

Festival Dates & Times

Friday, May 26th
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, May 27th
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, May 28th
11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Price of Admission

Entrance $8 — Children under 12 free
Service animals allowed (no pets, please)
Get your Entrance Tickets online!
For a limited time only – our great deal is even better!

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

Inside the Cultural Center, in front of the Stage

Sunday, 6:00pm — Special Cooking Demonstration by Louisiana Restaurant Association Chair Greg Reggio

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.

Toga Contest to be judged by WWL-TV anchor Eric Paulsen and Louisiana Restaurant Association Chair Greg Reggio!

Click here for 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.

GREEK FESTIVAL NEW ORLEANS IS SPONSORED IN PART BY

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