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Annual Greek Festival Happening this Weekend


ASHEVILLE, NC – This weekend, Martin Luther King Jr. Park will host Asheville’s 23rd annual Greek festival. The festivities will take place from Friday the 25th to Sunday the 27th and include everything Greek from food to dancing and music. On Friday and Saturday the festival will go from 11am until 9pm and 11am to 4pm on Sunday. Members of the Asheville Greek community, particularly the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, will be directly involved in the food selections.

The celebration will be held in a festival style. Guests can attend for free and spend between $7 and $14 on food. The selection of food will include spanakopita and baklava in addition to a vast selection of other pastries and treats. Funds raised from the festival will go to the Holy Trinity Church as well as certain local charities.

The Greek Festival promises to bring traditional Greek foods, culture and hospitality to local residents and should deliver. Come down to Martin Luther King Jr. Park this weekend and help celebrate Greek culture in Asheville.

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