It’s All-Greek To Me: Celebrate Greek Food and Culture at the 22nd Annual Greek Festival
Greek FlagGreece and The Greek Isles are a source of wanderlust for many locals and visitors. With the beautiful Mediterranean Sea as a back drop, its easy to see why those beaches are a fabulous tourist destination.Â While we might not be jet setting to Greece any time soon, the Emerald Coastâ€™s active Greek Community is hosting the 22nd Annual Greek Festival. Sponsored by Saints Markella and Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church the festival will be held at the Emerald Coast Convention Center over Labor Day weekend where there will be plenty of authentic Greek food, music, and dancing to go around. The festival doors open at 4:00 PM on Friday, and the festival runs from 11:00am-9:00PM Saturday, and 11:00 AM-4:00Pm on Sunday.Â Traditional Greek dancers will perform throughout the weekend, and there will be Baklava, Spanakopita, and plenty of other tasty Greek treats to enjoy. Be sure to check the website or the events Facebook page for an updated menu, entertainment listings, and other important details.Â Admission is $2.00 per person, and you can find free coupons at the Convention and Visitors Bureau located on Okaloosa Island (across the street from the Convention Center). The 22nd Annual Greek Festival is a great alternative if you need a break for the sun and sand this holiday weekend.