Greek Food Festival Fri May 16 – Sun May 18

Little Rock Greek Food Festival

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From 11am to 9 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 9am – 3pm on Sunday May 16-18, 2014, the Greek Food Festival will be in full swing. Admission, parking and trolley service to the festival are all free. The festival is located on the grounds of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 1100 Napa Valley Drive in west Little Rock.  Click here for a map showing the location of the Greek Festival.

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From 11am to 9 pm on Friday and Saturday and from 9am – 3pm on Sunday May 17-19, 2013, the Greek Food Festival will be in full swing. Admission, parking and trolley service to the festival are all free. The festival is located on the grounds of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 1100 Napa Valley Drive in west Little Rock.

Trolleys will run every 10 minutes up and down Napa Valley Drive from Hinson Road to the Greek Orthodox Church. You can park at Pulaski Academy or Ashbury United Methodist church on Napa Valley Drive and take one of the trollies. Across the street from the festival parking is also free at Agape Church and Agape Academy.

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The festival has grown since it began 30 years ago and now attracts thousands of people every year. Greek pastries, gyros, k-bobs and lamb are a few of the items you will find on the menu at the various food tents. They also have a drive through menu for those who do not want to stop and look around. If you do stop and look around,  you will find many cultural activities, cultural dancing and entertainment on an outdoor stage. There is also an Old World Market inside the church activity center. A special fun play area has been created for kids. The church Priest also will offer brief cultural histories and stories about the Greek Orthodox Church and religion in the church sanctuary at various times throughout the day.  2014 marks the 101st year anniversary for the church in Little Rock. The International Greek Food Festival has donated more than $1 million to more than 20 charities that serve children, families and communities throughout central Arkansas.

Friday, May 16 Entertainment Schedule

5:00PM Talking About Food!
5:30PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society
6:00PM Music Of Our Cultures
6:30PM Dabkeh Middle Eastern Dancers
7:00PM O’Donovan School of Irish Dance…
7:30PM Dancers of India
8:00PM Heather Batchelor
8:30PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society

Saturday,  May 18 Entertainment Schedule

12:30PM Dabkeh Middle Eastern Dancers
1:00PM Dancers of India
1:30PM Arkansas Scottish Country Dance Society
2:00PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society
2:30PM Quetzalli
3:00PM McCafferty School of Irish Dance
3:30PM Traditions and Dance of Russia…
4:00PM Dabkeh Middle Eastern Dancers
4:30PM Music Of Our Cultures
5:00 PM LTD! Edition Cloggers
5:30 PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society
6:10 PM I Can! Dancers
6:30 PM Dancers of India
7:00 PM O’Donovan School of Irish Dance
7:30 PM Dabkeh Middle Eastern Dancers
8:00 PM Heather Batchelor
8:30 PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society

Sunday, May 18 Entertainment Schedule

11:00 AM Dabkeh Middle Eastern Dancers
11:30 AM Music Of Our Cultures
12:00 PM Heather Batchelor
12:30 PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society
1:00 PM Traditions and Dances of Russia
1:30 PM LTD! Edition Cloggers
2:00 PM Steve “Wildman” Wilson- AGFC
2:30 PM Greek-American Folk Dance Society

For more details about all the activities and the entertainment schedule you can go to their website: www.greekfoodfest.com or check out their Facebook page

 

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