June 11-14, 2019Mt. Lebanon, PA
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church’s food festival is one of the great Greek food festivals of Pittsburgh. Located in the heart of Mt. Lebanon, the festival evokes the sights, sounds, and tastes that define the traditional Greek way of life. This year’s festival will be June 11-14, from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Our outside tent area features gyros, savory souvlaki, lamb chops, shrimp skewers, fried loukoumades, pastries, and drinks at the Taverna, and can be enjoyed on our beautiful veranda overlooking Mt. Lebanon. Inside, you’ll find Greek delicacies such as oregano chicken, pastitsio, moussaka, our famous lamb shank, tiropita, spanakopita, stuffed grape leaves, and so much more. Listen to the distinctive sounds of the bouzouki and other exotic instruments played by authentic Greek musicians, and delight in the beauty of traditional folk dancing by performers in elaborate costumes. Shop in the Greek marketplace, grab a drink at the Taverna, and enjoy homemade pastries like baklava, galatobouriko, finikia, and kataifi.
LIVE MUSIC & NIGHTLY FOLK DANCINGListen to the distinctive sounds of the bouzouki and other exotic instruments played by authentic Greek musicians, and delight in the beauty of traditional folk dancing by performers in authentic costumes. See the schedule
OUTDOOR VERANDA AND GRILLOur veranda offers outdoor seating with breathtaking views, surrounded by our outdoor grill featuring gyros, grilled kebobs, fried loukoumades, pastries, and drinks at the Taverna. See the full menu
Our festival marketplace is located in the main hall and is filled with treasures and treats from Greece, including Greek food and snacks, religious items, clothing, jewelry, and festival-themed items.
Our outdoor marketplace is located at the church entrance and features religious items including icons, books, incense, and more, sold by the Nativity of the Theotokos, a Greek Orthodox Monastery located in Saxonburg, Pa. Learn more about the Nativity of the Theotokos by visiting http://www.nativityofthetheotokosmonastery.org.