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August 19th is the last day to check out Assumption GreekFest 2018

Posted: 4:49 AM, Aug 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-20 06:18:27Z
Come, Be Greek For A Day!
Come, Be Greek For A Day!
Come, Be Greek For A Day!
Come, Be Greek For A Day!

Assumption Cultural Center's GreekFest is the perfect annual summertime four-day, fun-filled event for the entire family.

With authentic Greek food, entertainment and culture, GreekFest is an annual event that typically draws more than 12,000 people from throughout the metro Detroit area over the four-day weekend. This year's GreekFest kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 16, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 19. Festival-goers will enjoy live entertainment, Greek dancing, exciting marketplace shopping, Church tours, kids' tent and rides, delicious Greek pastries, Taverna, surprise celebrities, and much more! 

Highlights  include authentic Greek cuisine, a marketplace,  a drive-thru carryout express station, rides, games, petting zoo and pony rides, magic and puppet shows, face painting, hair braiding and tattoos.

A grand raffle will be held Sunday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. Free Parking and Shuttle Service is available. Newly added valet service is provided for a nominal donation. 

Closing day hours are from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.  Regular admission is $2 and children under 12 years of age are admitted free.

Proceeds from the Festival will benefit outreach programs of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church and Cultural Center, and Assumption Nursery School and Toddler Center. Cass Community Social Services will receive a portion of GreekFest proceeds. 

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church is located at 21800 Marter Rd., in the communities of St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe Woods.

For information, call (586) 779-6111 or visit  http://www.assumptionfestival.com/