Eat like a Greek at the 2021 Tucson Greek Festival

Tucsonans have flocked to it for years Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios for their Mediterranean fix and it will be back at 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd. The long-running Greek festival returns on Friday, September 24th, from 4pm – 8pm and on Saturday, September 25th, 11am – 8pm.

The fall tradition that has made Tucson good times for more than 45 years ended 2020 – pickup-only plates – but this year they come back to celebrate. However, it is not quite ready for the Greek festival’s full capacity just yet.

Photo courtesy of the Tucson Greek Festival on Facebook

You have decided to bring some local favorites as well. There are two options: you can either eat like a Greek and take it away or stay with us and go out Greek if you want to stay and join the fun at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.

The pre-order menu includes gyros, spanakopita, meze plates, chicken dinner, Greek salad, baklava, and dessert samples. Greek delicacies, pastries, café / frappe, Greek wine and ouzo, flaming cheese, loukoumades, a DJ and an open seating area await you on site.

Tucson Greek Festival

Photo courtesy of the Tucson Greek Festival on Facebook

You don’t have to worry about your chicken meal getting cold either. All dishes are freshly prepared on site and you also have the option of choosing a specific pick-up time when ordering.

All proceeds from the event will go to the church. The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios and is the congregation’s largest fundraising event, bringing the community together with food, drink, culture and traditions.

The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios is located at 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd. For more information, visit tucsongreek.com.

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