Opa! Big Fat Greek Festival Spices Up Rock IslandOpa! It’s time for St. George Orthodox Church’s 13th Annual ‘Our Big Fat Greek Festival’!

Our Big Fat Greek Festival will take place on Friday Sep 8 from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. and Saturday Sep 9 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. at St. George’s, located at 2930 31st Avenue Rock Island.

Admission is $2 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Bring the entire family out to celebrate Greek culture, cuisine, music and traditions!

Ellas Dancers of Chicago and the QC Motion Dance Team will provide cultural entertainment for all to enjoy. New to the festival this year, a History of Greek Immigrants in the Quad Cities presentation will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

The most delicious Greek cuisine will be available, as well. Come out and enjoy  some gyros, tiropita, spanakopita, baklava, Greek beer and much more!

For a full menu and schedule of activities, visit http://www.stgeorgeri.il.goarch.org/greek_festival.html or the festival’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ourbigfatgreekfestival/.

This is an event you won’t want to miss!



Opa! Big Fat Greek Festival Spices Up Rock Island
Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.
Opa! Big Fat Greek Festival Spices Up Rock Island

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