Start practicing your “Opa!” shouts because one of Little Rock’s best festivals is coming back in 2020.
While this year has seen the cancellation of many traditions, the International Greek Food Festival will not be stopped. Now in its 36th edition, the festival is scheduled to be held Oct. 23-Oct. 24.
According to AY Publisher Heather Baker, the festival is shaking up their model this year in response to COVID-19.
“This year is going to be a little different this year,” Baker says. “It’s going to be a drive-thru experience. You can pre-order or you can come to the drive-thru.”
More information on pre-orders can be found at greekfoodfest.com.
The International Greek Food Festival is a celebration of Greece’s cuisine and culture, providing a wide array of food, cultural performances, shopping and more. You can’t miss it!
In addition to serving as a food festival, the event is a major fundraiser. The festival has donated approximately $1.5 million to local charities over the past 35 years.
“This festival does so much for our community. It helps so many charities,” Baker says.
“It helps a lot of great charities like Arkansas Food Bank, Youth Home, Easter Seals, Ronald McDonald House. You can go down the list of the best charities in Arkansas,” AY Editor Dustin Jayroe says.
The International Greek Food Festival will be held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, located at 1100 Napa Valley Drive in Little Rock.