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Aug 9, 2009 10:24 PM

Fresno Greek Fest - Aug 28-30, 2009 - Largest Greek Food Festival in the Country!

I just read a blurb in the SJ Mercury that Fresno has the largest handmade Greek Food Festival in the Country for food, wine, & olive oil tasting, live music, dancing & international bazaar.

Has anyone been before?

Aug 28-30, 2009

St. George Greek Orthodox Church
at 1st & Clinton, Fresno
ph: 559-233-0397

Friday & Saturday Evening (5pm-Midnight) admission, $5
(Children under 12 FREE); Friday & Sunday Lunch (11am-2pm) admission, FREE. ($10 Lunch).

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  1. A great time and hopefully not TOO hot. They have a silent auction as well and the food is really good.

    1. I hope some CH will go this year & report back. Is food sold ala carte or is there just a set cost like the $10 lunch & everyone gets the same food?

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      1. re: hhc

        Not positive on this but usually you pay for a meal ticket and get a lunch/dinner. And then there are also people who are selling individual items (i.e. baklava, spanikopita, etc) that you can buy and bring home. So the short answer is both.

        1. re: hhc

          Excepting Lunch, all the food is a'la carte. Moussaka & Pastichio Lunch on Friday and Athenian Roast Chicken & Burnt Butter Pasta on Sunday Lunch. No silent auction, but live drawings for kitchen appliances, lasik surgery, and a digital camera. New food this year: Lamb Shank.

        2. Did anyone go this yr & can report back?

          1. This yr it's Aug 27-29, 2010

            St. George Greek Orthodox Church
            at 1st & Clinton, Fresno
            ph: 559-233-0397

            Admission $5
            Seniors (65+) FREE; Children under 12 - FREE

            Fri 5p-12AM
            Sat 11am-12AM
            Sun 11a-6p
            Sun FREE Admission w/ a Can of Food (1 per person)