From souvlaki to dolmades, moussaka to baklava, the flavours of Greece are multifold and utterly magnificent.
This June, the largest one-day Greek festival in Vancouver, Greek Day, takes place on West Broadway with its annual celebration of all things Greek. Attracting thousands of visitors from across the Lower Mainland each year, the laid back, yet lively event promises to delight people of all ages.
Spanning over five city blocks, festival-goers may enjoy the Greek-infused fun on a car-free stretch of West Broadway Sunday, June 23. With nearly one kilometre of things to see and do, the event offers a variety of food and drink, market vendors, entertainment, and live music.
Presented by the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC, the festival, “aims to share the rich Greek culture which spans 2500 years of history, including over 100 years of social and cultural contributions to the City of Vancouver.”
Vancouver’s Greektown is an area in the Kitsilano neighborhood that was historically an enclave of Greek immigrants and their descendants.
Public transit is highly recommended for getting to and from the Greek Day festivities. Cyclists wishing to use The Bicycle Valet should enter Greek Day from the Blenheim Street entrance.
When: Sunday, June 23 | 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Broadway between MacDonald and Blenheim