Pre-Festival Workshops


MACAROONS
Friday, March 22nd, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, March 23rd, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
SWEET BREAD
Friday April 5th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 6th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
KOURAMBIETHES
Thursday, April 11th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Friday, April 12th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
PASTRY PRE-PACK DAYS
Sunday, May 5th, 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm
Monday, May 6th, 9:00 am – finish
SYRUP MAKING
Tuesday, May 7th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
CHICKEN PREP
Wednesday, May 8th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
MEAT SKEWERING
Wednesday, May 8th, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
GALAKTOBOUREKO ASSEMBLY
Thursday, May 9th, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

We are Grateful to the people who work to make our Festival a reality.


There are too many to list and we thank all of you for your support.

We cannot do without each of you.

Committee Chairpersons are:

  • Todd Bagatelas - Festival Chairman
  • John Kay - Chris Apalodimas - Co-Chairs
  • Kathy Zambelis- Marketing & Media
  • Linda Nichols - Pastries
  • Maria Moore - Food and Paper Goods Purchasing
  • Ken Hoover- Permits and Beverages
  • Derick Pilcher- Beverage, Security and Electrical 
  • Janet Boosalis-Vendors
  • Marianthe Pilcher & Don Nikolich -Gyros
  • Bill Joyner, Mike Moore, Gregg Tingle,  Pizza
  • Matthew Barre-Kitchen Commander
  • Madeleine Donnelly- Spanakopita and Dining Room
  • Marianthe Pilcher- Sweet Bread
  • John Tashie and Patrick Koplin - Taverna
  • Alan Graves- Drive Thru
  • Alex Vergos- Admissions and Transportation
  • John Kay -  Labor
  • Pete Futris, Vasili Semos  & Tommy Moore - Grill Kabobs
  • Joy Touliatos- Loukoumades
  • Andrew and Leah Horvath- Athenian Dance Troupe
  • George Deitz-Technology
  • Anna Paris- Post Sales
  • Renee Graves-Sanctuary Tours
  • Maria Popa -Account Room
  • Kathy Zambelis and William Kallas  - Social Media
  • Melissa Barretta - Babysitters


If we omitted a name, it was not our intent and we apologize. Everyone who volunteered played an important part of our Greek Festival.

WE THANK YOU!

Fr.  Simon Thomas

Parish Priest

Sanctuary Tours
Join Fr Simon Thomas as your tour our beautiful church sanctuary and see stunning stained glass windows and exquisite Byzantine icons while you learn the history of The Greek Orthodox Church
Tours offered at 1pm, 4pm, 7pm daily


Our Entertainers

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Fun  Festival Facts

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
573 N. Highland, Memphis, TN 38122

           Phone: (901) 327-8177 | Fax: (901) 327-4440 

May 10 &  11, 2019,  11am until 8pm

61st Annual

Memphis GREEK FESTIVAL