KW Greek Festival

8 Jun
Performers from the Greek Festival.

Performers from the Greek Festival.

OPA! The Kitchener-Waterloo Greek Festival is a celebration of Greek food, dance, music and culture. It is a two day event and this year is its 33rd birthday. Food options include roasted lamb, pork souvlaki, gyros, dolmades and moussaka.  There are also tiropitas, spanakopita and an assortment of desserts such as baklava, kataifl, diples, kourabiedes and melomakaraona. There is also face painting, a live band and traditional Greek dancing. Admission is $2 or free for those who bring a non-perishable food item. This year (2013) the festival is being held from June 8 to 9.

Combination plate consisting of pork souvlaki, gyros, dolmades, pita bread and greek salad, $15.

Combination plate consisting of pork souvlaki, tzatziki, gyros, dolmades (hidden behind the tzatziki), pita bread and salad, $15.

Roasted lamb with potatoes, pita bread and salad.

Roasted lamb with potatoes, pita bread and salad, $15.

An array of desserts: diples $2.50, kourabiedes $1, Melomakarona $1 and Baklava $2.50 (clockwise from top).

An array of desserts: diples $2.50, kourabiedes $1, melomakarona $1 and Baklava $2.50 (clockwise from top).

A tray of baklava.

A tray of baklava.

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