Dine in or drive through at St. Demetrios' Greek Fest

  • St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville will host Lake County Greek Fest from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 29-31.

    St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville will host Lake County Greek Fest from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 29-31. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Skewers of souvlaki are prepared on the grill during last year's Lake County Greek Fest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville.

    Skewers of souvlaki are prepared on the grill during last year's Lake County Greek Fest at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Baklava is one of the many Greek pastries that will be for sale at St. Demetrios' annual Greek Fest July 29-31.

    Baklava is one of the many Greek pastries that will be for sale at St. Demetrios' annual Greek Fest July 29-31. Daily Herald File Photo

 
Daily Herald staff report
Posted7/26/2022 11:58 AM

Get ready for three days of food and fun when St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville hosts Lake County Greek Fest July 29-31.

The festival runs 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. Admission and parking are free.

 

Authentic Greek cuisine and Greek pastries will be available for purchase, including roast leg of lamb, pastichio (a lasagna-like pasta), souvlaki (meat on skewers), Athenian chicken, gyros (sliced meat in a pita), saganaki (flaming cheese), loukaniko (sausages), tyropita (cheese pie), spanakopita (spinach pie), baklava (a flaky pastry), loukoumathes (puffs of fried dough), galaktobouriko (a custard pastry), kourambiethes (cookies made from almonds and covered in powdered sugar) and more.

In addition to the dine-in option, food will be available for purchase at a drive-through, rain or shine.

Entertainment will include live Greek music Saturday and Sunday and a performance by The Breakfast Club from 6-9 p.m. Friday.

A raffle will be held with a first prize of $2,500 cash, $1,000 for second place and $500 third place.

For more details, call (224) 513-5530 or visit www.saintdemetrioslibertyville.com.

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is at 1400 N. O'Plaine Road, Libertyville.

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