Chicago White Sox Greek Heritage Night (2018) featuring Neolea Dancers

Date of event: 
Wed July 11
Location of event: 
Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago

Hellenic spirit was on full display as the Chicago White Sox hosted Greek Heritage Night at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Festivities included a pre-game dance performance by the Neolea Hellenic Dancers who are known throughout the Chicagoland area for their creative Greek style dancing.

The Ormi Orchestra also performed and entertained guests as they entered the ballpark. Fans enjoy great fellowship and a good ball game as The White Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0.

The Neolea Hellenic Dancers are dedicated to promoting the art of traditional Greek dancing while entertaining families, organizations and communities.

Saint Demetrios Lincoln Square Greek Fest (2018) - Chicago

Date of event: 
July 27, 28 and 29
Location of event: 
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Chicago
Saint Demetrios Lincoln Square Greek Fest in Chicago

St. Demetrios in Chicago hosted its 69th annual Greek Fest featuring great food and drink, live music, dancing, family games, kiddie rides and more!

Known as “Chicago’s Greekfest,” St. Demetrios was happy to serve the community with authentic Greek food including Souvlaki, Chicken, Lamb, Pastichio, Gyros, Saganaki and other favorites.

Pastries and other delicacies included kourambiedes (white sugar cookies), baklava, galaktobouriko and St. Demetrios' world famous Loukoumades!

Imported and domestic beverages were served at The Taverna while The Kafenio offered Greek coffee, frappe and more.

This event photo gallery was sponsored by Empress Banquets — providing the Chicagoland area with exceptional banquets for 35 years. The Empress can accommodate elegant weddings and other special events for up to 700 people.

Glenview Greek Fest (2018)

Date of event: 
July 21 & 22
Location of event: 
Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Glenview
Glenview Greek Fest at Saints Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church

Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church hosted its annual festival where hundreds of guests enjoyed authentic Greek food, live music, drinks, dancing and more.

Popular food items included pork souvlaki, grilled octopus, athenian chicken, gyros, greek sausage (loukaniko), spanakopita and more.

Guests also enjoyed a variety of Greek pastries and other sweet treats including loukoumades, baklava and Homer's famous ice cream!

This event photo gallery was sponsored by Union Ale Houseserving great food and drink in a friendly, casual setting. The family owned eatery is Prospect Height's favorite place to enjoy appetizers, burgers, wraps, bbq ribs and great daily specials. Drink specials also available every day!