to attend Orange County’s 32nd annual “A Taste of Greece” festival at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine this weekend. More than 11,000 guests are expected to attend the three-day festival, produced by Orange County’s largest Greek Orthodox congregation, featuring traditional Greek cuisine, wine tasting, live music, authentic Greek dancing with lessons and boutique booths reminiscent of the Plaka, a well-known picturesque historical neighborhood of Athens.

A family-friendly affair, the festival will be lined with boutique shops, a variety of games and a full-scale carnival. Event attendees can also enter an opportunity drawing for the chance to win a 1st prize of seven days in Athens, Greece (hotel and airfare included for two); 2nd place prize of a 47-inch hi-definition television; 3rd place prize of a Dell laptop computer; or 4th place prize of $500. Funds raised will support various organizations, including an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico and a soup kitchen in Albania.

JUNE 25, 26 and 27, 2010
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 25
Noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 26
Noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 27

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Comment by FoodieInDisguise on June 21, 2010 at 8:27pm
Sounds like a lot of fun and lots of Greek food and desserts!
Comment by Mona Shah on June 21, 2010 at 8:41pm
start fasting NOW! the food is going to be unreal.
Comment by Marla Lackey on June 21, 2010 at 8:41pm
Can't wait! Food, drinks, dancing... going to be a great event! Cheers To You!
Comment by Bonnie Joy Flamm on June 21, 2010 at 8:54pm
I have always wanted to go to this festival as I love Greek food..
Comment by OCfoodies on June 21, 2010 at 9:01pm
Okay ya'll here is the link I've been instructed to share Print this out and it gives you free admission :)
Comment by on June 21, 2010 at 9:01pm
Woo hoo!!!
Comment by girlrobot on June 21, 2010 at 9:11pm
I would love to go to this!
Comment by Vanessa Fandino on June 21, 2010 at 9:40pm
I've been to this event in the past and the food was amazing...especially for the pastry lover! A definite foodie try!
Comment by Marcie Taylor on June 21, 2010 at 9:43pm
We are mad for Greek food and would love to attend the festival!
Comment by Veronica C on June 21, 2010 at 9:53pm
Sounds awesome!!


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