The Galveston Greek Festival is an annual tradition held in Galveston Island, TX. The family-friendly event is put on by the Greek Orthodox Church as a way for the community to come together and celebrate all the various aspects of the Greek culture. If you love good food, live entertainment, and a jovial atmosphere, the high-spirited festival is well worth checking out during your fall getaway to the island.
Festival Food and Entertainment
For two days, you can find yourself swept up in the light-hearted festivities of the Galveston Greek Festival. Authentic Greek food, such as gyros, beef souvlaki, spanakopita, dolmades, keftedes, and much more is prepared on-site and perfectly paired with Greek wines and beers. A live band and dancers perform throughout the day, and a unique shopping area will feature jewelry, paintings, dolls and ornaments that are all part of Greek customs. There will also by tours of the Greek Orthodox Church offered by the parish priest for an opportunity to learn more about this wonderful culture. Children will have their own activities to look forward to at the festival as well.
The Galveston Greek Festival is a lively event that encourages as much eating and dancing as you can handle. If you’re lucky enough to be in town during its scheduled dates, you won’t want to miss it. Contact Sterling Realtors to discuss booking a vacation rental that will put you right in the middle of all the action and make your trip as comfortable as possible.