HOLMDEL, NJ - "Opa" Come dance, eat, drink and be Greek for a day at our 33rd Annual Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Festival. Our Festival is a living and breathing experience of our Greek culture, traditions and heritage that we wish to share with our friends, neighbors and the entire community. It is through the generous hard work and dedication of our parishioners, who get together and volunteer their time and talents, that we have an enjoyable and successful Festival each year. Our Greek culinary treasures will surely delight and satisfy your palette. The moussaka and pastichio recipes have been time tested and handed down for four generations. The souvlaki both pork and chicken, have been marinated with Mediterranean spices and will be served over a bed of rice and are accompanied with a Greek salad. From our Grecian grill and always fun to eat, a souvlaki or gyro on a pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes, and tsatziki (yogurt) sauce. These are just a few samples of our Festival menu.
After you have danced a few Greek dances like Zorba, and you feel the need to eat something sweet, head for the pastry booth and experience true happiness. Baklava is probably the best known Greek dessert. But, we assure you there is also happiness in the ravani, galaktoboureko, kataifi, kourambiedes,and finikia, Oh yes, we also have loukoumades (honey puffs). We also provide great entertainment with Greek music, and Greek dancing by our youth in authentic costumes. Always lots of fun for the youngsters are the rides and games. For those who like to shop, we will have jewelery, T-shirts, Greek artifacts and many other items to complete your little taste of Greece.
Come join us at this joyous and festive event to be held on our Church grounds 20 Hillcrest Road in Holmdel. The hours of operation are Thursday, June 10th, 6 pm, Friday from 5 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 3 pm to 11 pm and Sunday from 12 noon to 8 pm. For the young adults, 21 and over, Saturday night beginning at 11 pm to 2 am there will be a Greek Taverna night. The cost of $15 will include appetizers, drinks and a DJ.