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It’s Greek to me! takes on a different meaning when the Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival returns to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.  It will begin on February 1 and runs through February 4, 2024.  The Fort Lauderdale Greek Festival is where tradition and celebration live!

Festival Hours

  • Thursday: 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Friday: Noon to 11 PM
  • Saturday: Noon to 11 PM
  • Sunday: Noon to 7 PM

Music and dancing are an important part of this festival.  It’s fun to watch and it’s fun to do.  

The Junior Palazakia, Palazakia, Senior Palazakia, Kamaria and ADF Dancers will be performing again this year.  Put on your dancing shoes and dance along!

St. Demetrios Dancers Performances Schedule

Friday, February 2

  • 6 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 7 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria
  • 8 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 9 PM: Senior Palazakia and Palazakia

Saturday, February 3

  • 1 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 2 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria
  • 4 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 5:30 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria
  • 6:30 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 8 PM: HDF Performances
  • 9:30 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria

Sunday, February 4

  • 1 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 2:30 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria
  • 4 PM: Junior Palazakia and Palazakia
  • 4:45 PM: Senior Palazakia and Kamaria
  • 6 PM: Finale – All Groups Perform

Additional Entertainment & Fun

The music will be by SIMO, a four man quartet featuring Bouzoki, Clarinet, Vocalist and Synthesizer.  

The festival will have a Children’s Fun Zone.  There will be carnival style children’s rides and games.

Tours will be offered of St. Demetrios Cathedral.

There will be a marketplace with over twenty vendors.  You’ll find some interesting items there and you could take home a little piece of Greece.

Greek Food

My favorite part of any Greek Festival is always the food.  And you will see by reading the following menu that this Greek Festival will not disappoint any lover of Greek food!

Greek Festival Menu


  • Spanakopita: Baked savory phyllo pastry filled with chopped spinach, feta cheese, and scallions
  • Tiropita: Baked savory phyllo pastry filled with a combination of Greek cheeses and egg


  • Cheese Saganaki: Flame-grilled Refalogreviera cheese served with pita bread
  • Loukaniko: Sausage with hints of orange flavors served with pita bread

Small Plates

  • Ribs on the Grill: Marinated and dry-rubbed with Greek seasonings
  • Shish Kabob: Served on a stick with a piece of bread
  • Greek Fries: with feta cheese and Greek blended seasonings
  • Souzakaki: Greek Beef Meatballs with onion, herbs, and rice drizzled with tomato sauce

The Grill

  • Gyro Sandwich: Sliced grilled gyro meat, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and tzatziki sauce wrapped in pita bread
  • Traditional Souvlaki Sandwich: Marinated grilled pork kabobs with lettuce, onions, and tzatziki sauce wrapped in pita bread
  • Chicken Souvlaki Sandwich: Marinated grilled chicken thigh kabobs with lettuce, onions, and tzatziki sauce wrapped in pita bread
  • Greek Fries

Dinner Fare

  • Moussaka: Casserole baked with layers of ground beef, eggplant, and topped with bechamel sauce
  • Pastichio: Casserole baked with layers of ground beef and special pastichio macaroni topped with bechamel sauce
  • Roasted Chicken Oreganato: Chicken thighs marinated in lemon, olive oil, and oregano, roasted and served with rice pilaf and Greek beans
  • Arni Fournon – Braised Lamb Shank: Slow-cooked in a red wine, tomato sauce, and served with rice

Vegetarian Fare

  • Stuffed Peppers Tomatoes (Yemistas): Stuffed with rice and fresh herbs, served in a light tomato sauce
  • Spanakorizo: Spinach and rice in tomato sauce with dill

Side Dishes

  • Butter Beans in tomato sauce with fresh dill
  • Patates Fournon: Roasted Lemon Potatoes roasted with olive oil and oregano
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Greek Salad: Small and large

Pota/Bars – Drinks

  • Metaxa: Smooth amber spirit made with aged distillates Muscat wines from the Aegean Islands, by shot or bottle
  • Ouzo: An anise-flavored aperitif, by shot or bottle
  • White, Red, Rose, or Retsina Greek Wine: By glass or bottle
  • Mythos Greek Beer
  • Zeos Black: Dark Lager
  • Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, and Diet Sprite
  • Bottle Water

Paradosiako Kefenis – Traditional Cafe

  • Frappe: A foam-covered iced coffee drink made from Nescafe instant coffee, typically served sweet with milk. It can be topped with whipped cream, chocolate, or caramel or with a spot of Irish cream or Greek cinnamon liqueur.
  • Greek Coffee: Roasted then finely ground coffee beans are simmered in a pot with sugar or sweetener and served in a cup where the grounds are allowed to settle to the bottom of the cup.


  • Loukoumades: Pastries made of dough drizzled with honey-based syrup, soaked in syrup, and sprinkled with cinnamon, powdered sugar, and walnuts. This can be topped with chocolate or caramel.
  • Baklava Sundae: Vanilla or chocolate topped with crumbled baklava.


  • Kourambiedes: Buttery Greek cookies covered in powdered sugar
  • Almond Crescent Cookies: Almond shortbread crescents covered in toasted almonds
  • Diples: Deep-fried rolled dough topped with honey and nuts
  • Kataifi: Shredded layers of phyllo dough rolled with walnuts and honey
  • Baklava: Crispy phyllo dough layered with walnuts and honey
  • Traditional Homemade Rice Pudding
  • Galaktoboureko: Creamy custard in phyllo dough
  • Koulourakia: Cookies served alone or with coffee for dunking
  • Tsoureki: Traditional Greek Sweet Bread
  • Sampler Box: An assortment of Greek Pastries

 You can take a part of the festival home with you as all menu items are available to go.


Book your festival ticket here and you can save $1 to $10 (20% to 50% discount) on each ticket.