The 43rd annual Tucson Greek Festival will take place from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. The event is a celebration of Greek faith and culture and raises funds for ministries of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.
Brown eyed Baker
Galaktoboureko is a traditional rich and creamy Greek dessert drenched with a lemon and orange-infused syrup.
There will be authentic Greek food and pastries, a live Greek band with a DJ and dancers performing, assorted wine and beer and lots of family friendly activities.
The event will take place on Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday from 5-11 p.m., Saturday from 4-11 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. $3 general admission. Admission will be free for Seniors, first responders, military and children 12 and under. Students with an ID will be free on Thursday. Come and get your Greek on for a few days!
20 Must-Try Classic Greek Dishes
oven-baked casserole of layered eggplant and spiced meat
Greek pastry made with flaky phyllo dough layered with a cinnamon-spiced nut filling and bathed in sweet syrup
3. Horta Vrasta:
boiled leafy greens
4. Chicken Soup Avgolemono:
a traditional chicken soup
creamy cucumber- yogurt dip flavored with garlic
made with pasta, meat filling and a creamy bechamel sauce
custard phyllo pie
classic white bean soup
beef stew with orzo
stuffed grape leaves stuffed with rice, pine nuts and fresh herbs
carp roe spread
13. Fassolakia Lathera:
green beans in tomato sauce
honey walnut cookies
15. Pork Souvlaki:
grilled pork skewers
16. Domates Yemistes:
stuffed tomatoes with meat and rice
Easter bread flavored with orange and Mahlab
almond shortbread cookies
phyllo cheese triangles
The 43rd annual Tucson Greek Festival will take from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church to celebrate Greek culture and raise funds for ministries of the church.