Orlando Greek Fest plans return after COVID canceled 2020 event

Event offering free admission for 2021 festival, website says

Temple of Poseidon (Thomas Mates)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A celebration of Greek food and culture is making a return to Maitland this year after the 2020 event was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Orlando Greek Fest is set to run from Nov. 5 - 7 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Orlando, located at 1217 Trinity Woods Lane.

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The return of the event was announced Wednesday on social media.

“Hello all! We are excited to announce that ORLANDO GREEK FEST IS BACK! Join us this November 5-7 for a fun weekend full of delicious food and fantastic entertainment for everyone. Please help us spread the word by sharing this post with your friends and family! We can’t wait to see you all there,” a Facebook post for the event reads.

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According to the event’s website, admission to the Greek festival will be free this year.

The organizers have also put out a list of COVID-19 protocols and safety measures for the event. You can read them below:

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About the Author:

Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.