Be Greek for a day at the Jersey Shore Greek Festival on the grounds of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean, NJ. Traditional Greek food, music, dancing, culture and hospitality will be overflowing during the spectacular family event scheduled for Fri., June 28, Sat. June 29 and Sun. June 30.
The much anticipated festival is expected to draw thousands of visitors. Traditional Greek food will include Moussaka, Pastichio, and more. Then enjoy authentic hand-made Greek pastries such as Baklava and Galatombouriko. Beer and wine will also be served. Rain or shine, under the giant tent will be the place to watch the award-winning church dance troupe who will be dressed in authentic costumes. They will invite you to join them so bring your dancing shoes! Enjoy shopping at the Boutique featuring Greek jewelry, icons, Greek specialty items. Then rest your feet at our Kafenion with a cup of Greek coffee and your favorite dessert. To keep the kids happy, games and rides will also be on-site.
Radio Station 94.3 The Point will be on site on Saturday, June 29, from 2 – 4 pm offering give-a-ways and energy to the crowd.
Tours of St George, the beautiful Byzantine-style church, will be offered by members of the community and photos of previous festivals will be on display. The community is anticipating that the Greek Village style layout of the new Church and grounds will lend itself to a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Admission is $2.00. Children under 6 are admitted free. A portion of the admission fee will be donated to local charities. The hours of the Jersey Shore Greek Festival are Friday, June 28 from 5pm – 11pm, Saturday, June 29 from 12 noon to 11pm, and Sunday, from 1pm to 8pm. Parking is free at Ocean Township Middle School and High School with free shuttle transportation all day. For more information jerseyshoregreekfestival.com. You can also find us on facebook at jerseyshoregreekfestival and on twitter @shoregreekfest. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for individuals and businesses. Media inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org