2017 Greek Festival - Saturday, August 26th

This year’s Greek Festival at our parish is Saturday, August 26th from 11 am to 7 pm in the church parking lot at 1433 13th Avenue, Altoona, PA, click here for directions. Please mark your calendar for this important day at Holy Trinity.

  • Delicious Greek food and pastries: See menu below.
  • Live Music: The Ta Filarakia band will be performing throughout the day.
  • Dancers: Greek Dance Troupe of East Pittsburgh will be performaning around 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm.
  • Kids Activities: Arts and Crafts, and Bounce House (weather permitting).
  • Church Tours: Throughout the day.
  • ** No Credit or Debit Cards Accepted **: Cash or check only, please.

Note: This is the menu from last year and is subject to change.

  • Lamb Skewer: Tender chunks of seasoned marinated lamb
  • Chicken Skewer: Tender chunks of seasoned marinated chicken
  • Gyro: Seasoned cooked beef and lamb served on a toasted pita bread with tzatziki sauce, lettuce, onions and tomatoes
  • Pastitsio: Baked pasta with a layer of meat topped with a cheesy Bechamel
  • Moussaka: Baked eggplant with a layer of meat topped with a cheesy Bechamel
  • Spanakopita: Spinach and cheese pie&
  • Tyropita: Cheese pie
  • Dolmathes: Grape vine leaves stuffed with rice and meat
  • Salata: Greek salad with feta and kalamata olives
  • Pilafi: Rice cooked in chicken broth, lemon, and butter

  • Hot Dogs: Grilled
  • Greek Fries: Fries with Greek seasonings
  • Beverages: Bottled water, soda, regular coffee

  • Baklava: Layers of filo filled with nuts and a honey syrup
  • Koulourakia: Greek butter cookies
  • Kourambiethes: Greek almond shortbread cookies with powdered sugar
  • Loukoumathes: Honey puffs
  • Melomokarona: Greek cookies with a nut filling dipped in honey
  • Paximathia: Greek biscotti
  • Karythopita: Walnut spice cake
  • Amygdalopita: Greek nut cake
  • Galaktoboureko: Layers of filo with a custard filling and a honey syrup
  • Diples: Dough rolled in thin strips dipped in syrup with nuts

Greek Festival


Sat. Aug. 26th, 2017 from 11AM-7PM.


Menu for this year’s festival.


Food, music, dancing, children’s activities, church tours.

Greek Dancers

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