(Mason City, Iowa, United States) – The Mason City Greek Festival is taking place today, June 18, 2106 from 11 AM to 10 PM. The festival, which is being put on by the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Mason City, is a great opportunity for people in the surrounding community to enjoy the Greek culture. Guests can eat Greek food, listen to Greek music, dance traditional folk dances, and shop for Greek products from some of the vendors. Overall, this is a great opportunity for people in the Greek community to share aspects of the culture with others. It is also looked at as a fundraiser for the church, and the proceeds will help the parish meet its daily expenses.
Guests enjoy experiencing and learning about the Greek culture. For those who are already part of the Greek community, this is a great way to spend time with friends and family. Although there are plenty of things to do here, the Greek food is one of the major attractions. Festival volunteers have been busy preparing for the event for the past few months, including preparing the food. Menu items include pastitsio, souvlaki, and gyros, as well as Greek desserts and pastries such as baklava. Enjoy eating your food while listening to traditional music and be sure to order extra food to take home so that you can enjoy it long after the festival is over! You’ll also want to spend some time dancing traditional dances. If you don’t know how, don’t worry – just join the end of the line and follow the steps as you go along.
The festival is taking place today, June 18 on the grounds of the Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church located at 1311 2nd St SW in Mason City and parking and admission are both free. The event is going on for one day only.