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Presented by the Greektown Chamber of Commerce, the Greektown Festival is returning to the West Loop for its 32nd year. Hellenic pride will take center stage at this culinary fest on Holsted Street. Holsted has been the heart of the Greek restaurant scene in Chicago for decades. This is a weekend celebration for lovers of Mediterranean food and culture.
There will be live entertainment throughout the festival.
Main Stage Entertainment
“Hello 2000” plays a mixture of traditional and nostalgic Greek music. They’ll also be playing more updated modern Greek music. They’ll be performing from 4 pm to 10 pm on Friday and from 4 pm to 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Athena Second Stage Entertainment
Friday, August 26
- 5 pm to 10 pm – DJ Yianni
Saturday, August 27
- 5 pm – Ormi Orchestra
- 6 pm – Devanco Foods Gyro Eating Contest
- 7 pm – 10 pm – Ormi Orchestra
Sunday, August 28
- 3 pm – 10 pm – DJ Yianni
The festival hosts several acclaimed Chicago Greek restaurants. Each will be serving their most popular dishes, including gyros, Greek style fries, hummus dishes and so much more. Greek food and drinks will be available for purchase.
The festival will also feature dancing, crafts vendors and games for kids and families.
Greektown Festival is free with an optional $7 donation suggested for attendees.
Discounted Hotels & Airfare
If you’re coming to Chicago for the Greektown Festival, you should consider the following hotels. They are in the Loop and are offering discounted rates.
- Club Quarters Hotel, Central Loop, Chicago 40% Discount
- Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown 20% Discount
- Hotel Julian 20% Discount
- Pendry Chicago 20% Discount
- The Godfrey Hotel Chicago 20% Discount
- Hotel Felix River North – Magnificent Mile 20% Discount
- Hotel Chicago West Loop 15% Discount
- La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Downtown 15% Discount
- Congress Plaza Hotel 15% Discount
- Virgin Hotels Chicago 15% Discount
- Royal Sonesta Chicago River North 15% Discount
- The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Loop 14% Discount
- Ohio House Hotel 14% Discount
- Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown 12% Discount
- The Emily Hotel 10% Discount
- Nobu Hotel Ohio 10% Discount
- Hampton Inn Majestic Chic Theatre District 10% Discount
- Level Chicago – River North 10% Discount
- Staypineapple, An Iconic Hotel, The Loop 10% Discount
- Kinzie Hotel 10% Discount
- Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown Riverwalk 10% Discount
- LondonHouse Chicago. Curio Collection by Hilton 10% Discount
- Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Central Loop 5% Discount
- Found Hotel Chicago River North 5% Discount
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