What is the Holy Cross Greek Food Festival?

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 with hand-prepared Greek delicacies, live music and traditional folk dancing, and shopping in our marketplace.  For almost half a century, the Greek food festival has shared the traditional Greek way of life while providing an important fundraiser for our church.

When is it?

Visit us Tuesday, June 13 through Thursday, June 15, 2023, from 11 am to 8 pm, and Friday, June 16, 2023 from 11 am to 9 pm. 

Is the festival in person this year?

We’re planning our next Greek food festival to be in person and fully opened in our main dining hall and outdoor tent and veranda. We’re excited to see you in person and share our Greek culture!

Where can I park?

We have limited parking available in our church parking lot in the upper lot, although that tends to fill up quickly. The lower lot has handicap parking.

Where are you located?

You’ve probably noticed the white church on the hill with the gold dome if you’re traveling south on Rt19 from downtown Mt. Lebanon. Our church is located near the intersection of Washington Rd (Route 19) and Gilkeson Road, at 123 Gilkeson Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228, directly across the street from the Galleria in Mt. Lebanon.

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Is there a fee to enter the festival?
Never! It’s always free to look around and enjoy the music, dancing, and marketplace.
Do you accept credit cards?

We accept cash and most major credit cards at all registers at the festival.

Is the festival handicap accessible?

We have reserved handicap parking available in our lower lot. To access this lot, drive up the main entry road and make the first left. From there, we have an elevator that will take you up to the main dining area.

Do you offer take-out?

Yes! You can always enter the main food line in the community center, and our volunteers will be happy to pack up your food. You can also choose from a limited menu from our online Pick-Up menu and we’ll deliver your food curbside.

Can I phone an order in?

At this time, we do not take phone orders. We encourage you to stop by and visit our festival in person.

Will you have online ordering this year?

Details will be shared soon.

Can I tour the church?

Yes, there will be church tours hourly during regular festival hours. Meet in the narthex, which is the main lobby area when you walk through the church doors.

To learn more about Holy Cross and Greek Orthodoxy, visit our church website here.

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