The Yiasou Greek Festival, one of Charlotte’s most popular and longest-running festivals, will be back, Thursday, September 5th, 2019, to Sunday, September 8th.
It’s still a bargain at $3 (free for kids 12 and under) but bring some bucks for the delicious food, the highlight of the festival for many people.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
600 East Boulevard
Thursday, September 5th 11:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Friday, September 6th 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, September 7th 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 8th 12:00 PM – 08:00 PM
- tours of the church
- music and dancing
- Children’s Play Land with rides
- face-painting and games
- Greek cultural exhibit
- lectures on classical Greek culture
- wine tasting
- cooking demonstrations
- raffle for trip to Greece
- Greek grocery
- coffee and frappes
- tours of the cathedral
Kids (and adults) can even get their picture taken with a Spartan warrior.
CATS/Bus/Lynx Light Rail – The Festival is less than a mile from the East/West Boulevard Lynx station. Visitors who ride the CATS/Bus/Lynx Light Rail to the festival receive free admission when they show their same-day stamped ticket.
In partnership with the Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) at 400 East Boulevard in Charlotte, Yiasou Greek Festival patrons and volunteers may park free at the CHA surface lot (NOT in the parking deck) after 5:00 PM Friday, all day Saturday, and all day Sunday.
Side street parking is available on nearby Dilworth neighboring streets. Please adhere to posted parking guidelines. And, please do not block any driveways.