Come as you are and say Oompah! For Greekfest in Knoxville, Tennessee.
This annual event is held at the:
Greek Orthodox Church
4070 Kingston Pk.
Knoxville, TN 37919
Friday – Saturday, September 18 and 19, 2009 from from 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday – September 20, 2009 from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Family oriented: Yes
For 30 years Greekfest has delighted crowds in Knoxville, Tennessee. Sponsored annually by the Greek Orthodox Church the event is held at the church address of 4070 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 37919.
Parking is not available on site but it is free. Visitors to Greekfest in Knoxville should park their vehicles at the Laurel Church of Christ on Kingston Pike or at the lower level of the Western Plaza Shopping Center at 4525 Kingston Pike, 37919. Once there, you can board the free shuttle bus that will whisk you away to the festival.
Greekfest is a whirlwind of culture. Once you attend one Greekfest you will want to go back every year. Bands of Greek musicians will keep you clapping your hands as the youth dancers from the Greek Orthodox Church perform Greek folk dances to keep you entertained. The event is a cacophony of action and music that will leave you spellbound.
When it comes to a shopping experience, Greekfest in Knoxville truly excels. Merchants bring items from Greece to tempt your pocketbook. There is fine jewelry in gold and silver. Fine art oil paintings are available as are linens, costume jewelry and traditional Greek items.
Those interested in Greek cooking will not be disappointed. The Food Network has nothing over on Greekfest in Knoxville. This author will put the festival cooking demonstrations up against the big network any day. Samples are handed out while they last.
Dining is superb. Food is available at outdoor food booths. Available will be lamb, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita, saganaki and more. Of course there will be gyros. This goes without saying. There are pastries too. The variety ranges from baklava to kourambie, finikia and more.
If you cannot decide which pastries you want it is no problem. The workers at Greekfest in Knoxville have thought of everything. They even have mixed boxes of Greek cookies fixed for take-out. Visitors should expect it all to be the best food that you will ever taste.
What helps the food at Greekfest taste so good? It is because this is a fundraiser for the missions and ministries of their beloved Greek Orthodox Church. The people who work at Greekfest put not only sweat and tears into it but love and devotion. When you have that combination the result is an unbeatable mix.
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