ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The St. Nicholas OPAfest Greek Festival is in its 25th
year in Troy, and remains the longest running Greek festival in Southeastern
Opa! Fest proudly
supports Gleaners. Bring three (3) cans of food to donate to Gleaners and save
on the admission.
Here is what you
will see at the 2018 OPAfest
· Live entertainment from The
Levendes – one of the most dynamic Greek bands in the nation!
· Enjoy live appearances and cooking demos by renowned Chef Peter Minaki.
· Vote for your favorite Iron Chef as this year’s Iron Chef
Competition heats up again between Detroit News and St. Nicholas.
· A fun festival for the whole family including a Children’s Play
Area for kids of all ages! Kids fun and games provided by bouncersandmore.com
Join in this year’s festivities and be “Be Greek for a Day” as
we focus on authentic Greek Cuisine with all your favorite Greek dishes:
Pastichio, Lemon Chicken, Spanakopita, Greek Salad, Dolmathes, Gyro, Saganaki,
Souvlaki, rice pudding and new this year Lamb Shanks and Kefthedes ( Greek Meat
Balls) . And who for forget our wonderful Pastries much more!
Join us for delicious dinners, beer and wine. Savor the scrumptious sweets
and luscious Loukoumathes, and relax with a cup of Greek coffee or ice cold
frappe. Kick up your heels and join us on the dance floor where you can learn
to dance like “Zorba the Greek”! Bring the kids for various
children’s activities, rides and games. Don’t forget to purchase some Greek
souvenirs and jewelry at the international marketplace.
The Greek Taverna
will be fully stocked with Greek Wines, Greek Beer, Ouzo, and Metaxa!
Zaharolastikes (Greek Pastry Kitchen) will be filled with homemade Greek
pastries by the members of the St. Nicholas, including Baklava, Theples, Galaktoboureko,
Koulourakia, Melomakarona, Kourambiethes, Karithopita and more.
(Coffee shop) will serve Greek coffee, Frape, and right next door you can enjoy
the oh so delicious Loukoumathes – Greek Honey Balls.
and become a
Elenika ya mia mera”
(Greek for a Day)