Address: 175 Oaklawn Avenue
Cranston Greek Festival
Church of the Annunciation
175 Oaklawn Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
29th ANNUAL CRANSTON GREEK FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 5th, 6th and 7th
Location: The 29th Annual “3-Day” Cranston Greek Festival will be held at the Church of the Annunciation on the church grounds at 175 Oaklawn Avenue, Route 5, Cranston, RI. Admission is FREE. The Festival will take place under the big tents, rain or shine. The Cranston Greek Festival is a local, annual tradition that marks the end of Summer in Rhode Island.
When: Friday, September 5 5pm – 10pm
Saturday, September 6 12noon – 10pm
Sunday, September 7 12noon – 9 pm
Food: Guests will enjoy a wide variety of Greek food including roast lamb, Greek style chicken, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita (“spinach pie”) tiropita (“cheese pie”) and Rhode Island’s best GYROS. The pastry booth will feature hand-made Greek pastries, including everyone’s favorite BAKLAVA. Enjoy your Greek pastries with Greek coffee or a cold Frappe.
Entertainment: Asteria Orchestra will provide live Greek music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The Odyssey Dance Troupe will perform traditional dances from mainland Greece and the Greek Islands. DJ Ocean State Entertainment will play Greek Dance music from Noon to 5 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Attractions: We will be selling imported items from Greece including jewelry, CDs, and clothing. A car raffle will feature a Toyota Corolla or $15,000 cash. There will be a Children's Area with a Bouncy House and Face Painter. Tours of the church offer the opportunity to learn about the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church—the second largest Christian church in the world.
Parking: Free parking is available on the neighborhood streets. Additional parking is available at Cranston West High School. There is a free shuttle bus service from the Cranston West parking lot to and from the Festival. Handicap parking is available on the church grounds.
Gift Cards: Greek Festival gift cards can be purchased in advance in any denomination. Please call (401) 942-4188
More Information: Call the church office at (401) 942-4188, visit the church’s website at www.annunciationri.org, or look for Cranston Greek Festival on Facebook.
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