IT'S BIG! IT'S GREEK! IT'S COMING!
THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2023 - 11am-9pm daily
WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING ALL OUR FRIENDS BACK AND MEETING NEW ONES, TOO!
The Holy Trinity "Taste of Greece" Festival is on our calendar and we hope it's on yours too! With all the great food, entertainment and vendors you have come to love over the years, you won't want to miss it. The hard-working volunteers are already busy preparing to receive thousands of friends and neighbors with open arms and warm smiles!
With thanks always for your support of Holy Trinity Church and our Greek Festival and looking forward to seeing you all August 31-September 3, we remain,
The Holy Trinity Church Family
Greek Festival FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. Where are you located?
Our address is 985 Providence Boulevard at the corner of Babcock Boulevard and Cumberland Road in McCandless Township, PA. We are across from UPMC Passavant and LaRoche College (9000 Babcock Boulevard), next to the McCandless Crossing complex.
2. Where can I park?
We have limited on-site parking, but we’re also running continuous shuttles shuttle buses from the UPMC Passavant GREEN Lot (Wed-Fri 5pm-11pm; Sat-Sun 10am-11pm).
3. Is there a charge to enter the festival?
Never! It’s always free to look around and enjoy the music, dancing, and vendors.
4. What will you be serving?
The full menu will is available here: Holy Trinity Taste of Greece 2023 Flyer with Menu. Here are some of the favorites:
- Souvlaki – Cubes of marinated pork served grilled on a skewer
- Moussaka – Layers of potato, eggplant, and perfectly seasoned ground meat topped with a rich, creamy Béchamel sauce
- Souzoukakia – Greek baked meatballs simmered in a tomato-wine sauce
- Spanakopita – Layers of phyllo dough filled with a mixture of spinach, green onion,egg, and a blend of feta, ricotta, parmesan, and cottage cheeses
- Tiropita – Layers of phyllo dough filled with a mixture of feta, ricotta, parmesan, and cream cheeses
- Traditional Gyro – Slow-roasted gyro meat (beef/lamb) wrapped in grilled pita bread. Topped with tomatoes, onions, lettuce, and tzatziki sauce
- NEW THIS YEAR: BRAISED LAMB SHANK - Lamb shank seasoned with Greek herbs and spices, braised to melt-in-your-mouth tenderness.
- ...and LOTS MORE!
5. Do you accept credit cards?
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash and checks
6. Is the facility accessible?
All areas of the facility are accessible. There are a limited number of accessible parking spaces on-site, but we would suggest using the shuttle buses from the UPMC Passavant Green Lot (Wed-Fri 5pm-11pm; Sat-Sun 10am-11pm). All shuttles are designed for handicap use and will drop off at the entrance to the church - closer than most of the parking spaces on-site!
7. Is there an entertainment schedule?
There will be a Greek band playing nightly, from 6pm - close. The HOPE, JOY, and GOYA Greek Dancers will be dancing each night with shows at 6:00pm and 7:00pm.
8. Do you offer carryout?
You are welcome to ask any server to pack up your order for takeout, and we will do our best to make sure that it stays warm until you get home!
9. Can I phone in my order or order online?
No, we do not accept orders by phone or online.
10. Will I be able to tour the church?
Yes, we will be happy to give you a tour of our beautiful Holy Trinity Church. Church tours are offered at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm daily. The church is open for visitation and prayer from 11am-8pm.
There will also be a brief worship service each day at 5:30pm. All are welcome to attend.