Fresno’s Greek Fest Moves from Hot August to Cooler September

FILE – Food on display at the 2019 Greek Fest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Fresno (FOX26)

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — The organizers of the annual Greek Fest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Fresno announced the event is moving from August to September.

The 2019 Fresno Greek Fest will take place Friday, Sept. 16 through Sunday, Sept. 18 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, located at 2219 N Orchard St., near First St. and Clinton Ave.

Fresno Greek Fest showcases and supports Greek culture featuring authentic home-made Greek cuisine, Greek bands, dancing, and shopping.

FILE – Kopi with Father Jim Pappas at the 2019 Greek Fest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Fresno (FOX26)

In past years, proceeds from the Greek Fest have gone to a variety of organizations, such as neighborhood food pantries, children with cancer, prison ministry and the needy worldwide.

Greek Fest is a three-day celebration of everything Greek — food, culture, fun and excitement!

Authentic ethnic food, games for the kids, shopping for adults, nightlife for party goers and live music until closing.

Click here to learn more about Fresno Greek Fest.

by Stephen Hawkins/KMPH FOX26