Opa! Greek Festival will welcome 30,000 people over three day event

Opa! Greek Festival will welcome 30,000 people over three day event

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Greek Festival gives many in Wilmington a reason to shout “Opa!”

The 2019 Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church kicks off Friday, May 17.

Festival organizers call it the “Granddaddy of all ethnic festivals” in Wilmington.

The event, May 17, 18 and 19 is at the grounds of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at 608 S. College Road (across from UNCW).

Guests can enjoy food, pastries, church tours, live music and dancing. Some of the dishes include Lemon Chicken, Leg of Lamb, Mousaka, Pastitso, Lamb Gyros and Chicken Gyros.

New this year, guests can park for free at the UNCW auxiliary parking lot behind Taco Bell. There will also be a free shuttle service and drive thru service for guests.

More information is available at www.StNicholasGreekFest.com.

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