EXPERIENCE GREECE IN IRVINE THIS JUNE 21 - 23, 2024

St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church + 4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA 92604

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saint paul’s 44th annual

Irvine Greek Fest

Come be Greek for a day!

Greek Food + Live Greek Band + Greek Folk Dancing

Plaka (Greek Marketplace) + Church Tours

and Kids Play Zone

Come be Greek for a day!

The Irvine Greek Festival is taking place on June 21, 22, & 23, 2024 at Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church. The festival evokes the sights, sounds and tastes that define the traditional Greek way of life. Enjoy the hospitality of the St Paul’s community and experience the simple pleasures of life in a Greek village.

  • Learn more about the Christian Orthodox faith and take one of the many church tours offered at the festival
  • Watch St Paul’s Greek dancers perform traditional fold dances! We’ll even teach you to dance, too!
  • Shop our Agora (marketplace) and browse the gourmet Greek food items
  • Enjoy and explore the many kids activities and games offered at the festival
  • Enter the raffle for a chance to win great prizes

Festival Hours

Friday, June 21

5 PM - 10 PM

Saturday, June 22

NOON - 10 PM

Sunday, June 23

NOON - 9 PM

Admission

$3 Per Person

Children

Children under 10 are FREE

seniors (65+)

Free admission Saturday from NOON to 5 PM

mILITARY

ALL veterans and active service military and families are FREE

STUDENTS

Students with student I.D. are FREE on Friday 5 PM to 10 PM

FREE Admission for ALL DADS & GRADS on Sunday, June 23rd

Service Animal

irvine greek fest

Event Schedule

friday, june 21 | 5 pm to 10 pm

6:00 pm | Balloons & Face Painting
6:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
7:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
8:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour

saturday, june 22 | noon to 10 pm

1:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
2:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
3:00 pm | Agape Greek Dance Performance
3:30 pm | Greek Cooking Class
4:00 pm | Balloons & Face Painting
4:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
5:00 pm | Zoi Greek Dance Performance
5:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
6:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
7:00 pm | Oikogeneia Greek Dance Performance
8:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour

sunday, june 23 | noon to 9 pm

1:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
2:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
3:00 pm | Agape Greek Dance Performance
3:30 pm | Greek Cooking Class
4:00 pm | Balloons & Face Painting
4:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
5:00 pm | Zoi Greek Dance Performance
5:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
6:30 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
7:00 pm | Oikogeneia Greek Dance Performance
8:00 pm | St. Paul's Church Sanctuary Tour
8:00 pm | Raffle Drawing

enter chance to win multiple prizes

Raffle

$1,500 CASH
12 st Prize
65" 4K UHD TV
12 nd Prize
Apple IPad
12 rd Prize
Apple Watch
12 th Prize
Apple AirPods
12 th Prize
Drawing will be held on Sunday at 8 PM at the main stage. Winner need not be present to win. Tickets and information available at the raffle booth.
Proceeds to benefit Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church and its ministries.

Festival Menu

Check out the complete menu of delicious Greek food and pastries being served up at this year’s festival

More Festival Fun

There are so many fun things to do at the festival

Live Greek Dance Performances

Delight in the beauty of the elaborate costumes worn by performers as they share their carefully practiced steps and intricate dances with the enthusiastic audience

Church Tours

View the inside of our beautiful Greek Orthodox church by attending one of our church tours. Discover the history and theology of icons. See our stunning Byzantine mosaics while listening to Byzantine music and hymns chanted by the faithful.

Kids’ Fun Zone

Our Kids and Games area is full of family-friendly activities! Try the bouncers or giant obstacle course! Win prizes while playing various carnival games! Test your skills at our 9-hole miniature golf course!

Greek Music and Great Food ALL DAY

Listen to the distinctive sounds of the bouzouki and other exotic instruments played by the Takis Koktas Band, authentic Greek musicians who perform traditional and popular songs. Enjoy freshly made traditional Greek dinners, appetizers (meze) and homemade pastries.

Greek and International Boutique Shopping in our Plaka!

Festival attendees can also enjoy a variety of Greek and international boutique shopping.

Agora

Bohemian Silver

Creations by Hempturtle

Down Under Promotions

EuroGymnastics

Farm Fresh To You

Health Wrist Band USA

HOLY Branch of Olive

Kaleo Marketing

Kedag Kouyoumji

Renewal By Andersen, LLC

Silver Egypt

St. Paul’s Bookstore

Sunny’s Concepts

Uplift Dental & Orthodontics

Wild at Heart Décor & Gifts

Parking and Directions

Main Parking
Located at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church
4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA 92604

Wheelchair Handicap Accessible parking available here

Additional Parking
Located at Lakeview Senior Center
20 Lake Rd, Irvine, CA 92604

A shuttle bus runs on a 15-minute loop between the parking lot and the festival

Sponsorship & Advertising

Sponsorship

Irvine Greek Fest sponsorship and underwriting available. We are grateful for your thoughtful generosity and support! Please click to learn more.

Advertising

Advertise in our Festival Brochure and reach more than 13,000 attendees! Business and personal ads are accepted. Cost for 2″ x 3.5″ space is $150. Half page ad is $325 and a full page ad is $650. We accept business cards, advertising, and message formats (i.e. memorials, congratulations, tributes, etc.).

Check out some fun clips from our 2022 festival

Get in touch

Location

4949 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92604

Contact Us

Phone : + 1 949 733 2366

Email : info@stpaulsirvine.net

OFFICE Hours

MON-FRI 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

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announcing 2023 festival dates

June 16, 17, 18

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