Opa! The South Bay Greek Festival is coming July 13

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The South Bay Greek Festival is an annual event that takes place at the St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church. Unlike other ethnic festivals I’ve attended, the members of the parish actually prepare the food that they serve each year. These recipes are homemade, with some passed down through the generations.

Outside the church they have Greek items such as books, jewelry, crafts, spices, and cooking oil. Walking into the courtyard, an impressive display of grilled Greek items is available including kabob, gyros, calamari, loukoumades and Greek fries. A complete line of beverages including Greek beer and wine is available as well.

Having a great time grillin' kabob

From last year's event, grillin' the kabob


Calamari with Greek seasoning
Calamari with Greek seasoning

Inside of the church, you will be amazed to see the other dishes available: mousakka, pastacio, spanokopita, meatballs, green beans and kalamata olives. Believe it or not, the green beans are amazing!

Meatballs, green beans and pasticcio

Meatballs, green beans and pasticcio

They also have Greek desserts such as baklava and walking beyond the dessert area, a kids zone featuring carnival style games. The evening hours ramp up with live music and dancing.

Regular admission is $2.00 but you can save on the entrance fee by printing the coupon at this link. http://sbgreekfestival.com/uploads/2012GreekfestCoupon.pdf

Kids under 12 are free!

South Bay Greek Festival at St. Katherine’s Church

Friday, July 13, 5 – 10 PM
Saturday, July 14, Noon – 10 PM
Sunday, July 15, Noon – 9 PM


722 Knob Hill
Redondo Beach CA 90277


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