The Dayton Greek Festival takes place on the weekend after Labor Day every September at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dayton, Ohio. It's an excellent opportunity to try delicious Greek food, pastries, shop for arts and crafts, see Greek cuisine demonstrations, try Greek beer and wine, and enjoy music and vibrant dance performances.
Don't hesitate to indulge in Greek delicacies: pastitsio, grape leaf-wrapped dolmades, moussaka, and much more. More than 20,000 of gyros, 7,000 lamb shank and 12,000 Greek salads are consumed at the festival every year.
Attendees of the festival are offered a tour of the beautiful Byzantine-style Annunciation church, built in 1985. The Grecian Boutique in the Memorial Center is another attraction that reminds of a street bazaar in Athens. You can find there famous Greek olive oil, jewelry, icons, cosmetics, and much more. The three-day festival offers many activities for children at Zorba Zone and a chance to win the raffle prize. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.