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Taste of Greektown festival returns to Chicago Aug. 26-28
-- From a press release
2022-08-14

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CHICAGO—Greektown Chicago's Taste of Greektown festival returns for its 32nd year this summer with the city's largest celebration of Hellenic cuisine and culture on Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28 along Halsted Street from Adams to Van Buren. The neighborhood's acclaimed Greek restaurants are the stars of the show, along with live music and entertainment, Greek dancing, unique shopping and retail, family friendly activities and more.

The 32nd annual Taste of Greektown festival is presented by the Greektown Chamber of Commerce with additional support from Greektown SSA #16. The festival will be open Friday, Aug. 26 from 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 27 from Noon-10 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 28 from Noon-10 p.m. An optional $7 donation is suggested for attendees.

The neighborhood's acclaimed Greek restaurants are the stars of the show, including 9 Muses Bar & Grill (315 S. Halsted Street), Artopolis Bakery, Cafe and Agora (306 S. Halsted Street), Athena Restaurant (212 S. Halsted Street), Mr. Greek Gyros (234 S. Halsted Street) and Spectrum Bar & Grill (233 S. Halsted Street).

Live music and entertainment at Taste of Greektown includes Hellas 2000 on the Devanco Foods main stage on Friday from 5pm to 10pm as well as Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 10pm, playing a mix of traditional and nostalgic tunes as well as more updated, modern Greek music. On the second stage, DJ Yianni will play music on Friday from 5pm to 10pm and on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 10pm. The 5th Annual Devanco Foods Gyros Eating Contest takes over the second stage on 6pm on Saturday.

For more information, visit GreektownChicago.org .


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