Eat, Drink & Think Greek This Weekend — And Expect Crowds, OPA!


Labor Day Weekend is filled with festivals and fun. In California there are three Greek festivals to pick from throughout the state, all offering the famous Greek food, Greek dancing and music, and crowds. People love the BBQ meats, the tasty pastries and the merriment that Greek culture introduces into the lives of non-Greeks at annual events. In northern California you can celebrate at the Belmont Greek Festival, and in the south you have your pick between events held in Lancaster and Long Beach.

BELMONT - Belmont Greek Festival September 3 - 5, 2011. Fun zone, food & pastries, dancing, Church of the Holy Cross, 900 Alameda at Ralston Ave.... | Region: Bay Area

LANCASTER - AV Greek Festival September 3 - 4, 2011.Saturday, Sep 3, 11 am - 9 pm; Sunday, Sep 4, 12 noon - 9 pm. Location: 43404 30th Street West, Lancaster, CA. Phone: 661 945 1212, | Region: Los Angeles County

LONG BEACH - Greek Festival September 3 - 5, 2011. Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 5761 East Colorado St., Long Beach, Ca. Phone (562) 494-8929. | Region: Los Angeles County

We're convinced there are more Greek festivals in California this weekend, along with Polynesian, Hispanic and German as many regions launch their annual Oktoberfest season with Bavarian beers and tastes. For scrumptious food and fun, we plan to eat, drink and "think Greek" this weekend. Opa! Here are more weekend events!

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