Deanna and Justin In The Morning

Wilmington’s Greek Festival has officially opened today, June 5 2023 at 11am. This is the 48th annual Greek Festival in Wilmington, Delaware, hosted by Holy Trinity Church. This local event attracts hundreds of people to indulge in Greek traditions, festivities, music, food and culture.

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Whether you dine or order to go, you have to try a little bit of everything when it comes to the food at Wilmington’s Greek Festival. The Greek Festival is open June 5th through June 10th from 11am to 11pm. It is located at 808 N. Broom Street in Wilmington.

  • Pastitsio

    Pastitsio is a Greek baked pasta dish with ground meat and b├ęchamel sauce, basically like Greek lasagna.

  • Moussaka

    Moussaka is an eggplant- or potato-based dish, often including ground meat, which is common in the Balkans and the Middle East, with many local and regional variations.

  • Dolmades

    Dolmades are typically made with a filling of rice, minced meat, offal, seafood, fruit, or any combination of these inside a vegetable or a leaf wrapping.

  • Lamb Sandwich

    Just what it sounds like, sometimes paired with tzatziki sauce.

  • Keftedes

    Keftedes (Greek meatballs) is a famous Greek appetizer, commonly served as part of a meze platter, with some creamy tzatziki sauce and pita breads, and as a side to a slice of delicious traditional Greek Moussaka.

  • Spanakopita

    Spanakopita is a Greek savory spinach pie. It often also contains cheese, typically feta, and may then be called spanakotiropita, especially in northern Greece.

  • Tyropita

    Tiropita or tyropita is a Greek pastry made with layers of buttered phyllo and filled with a cheese-egg mixture. It is served either in an individual-size free-form wrapped shape, or as a larger pie that is portioned.

  • Chicken and Orzo

    Orzo, also known as risoni, is a form of short-cut pasta, shaped like a large grain of rice. Orzo is traditionally made from flour, but it can also be made of whole grain.

  • Gyros

    Gyros, anglicized as a gyro in some regions, is meat cooked on a vertical rotisserie, then sliced and served wrapped or stuffed in pita bread, along with other ingredients such as tomato, onion, fried potatoes, and tzatziki.

  • Souvlaki

    Souvlaki, is a popular Greek fast food consisting of small pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer. It is usually eaten straight off the skewer while still hot.

  • Loukoumades

    Loukoumades are little bite-sized fluffy sweet honey balls (the Greek version of donuts), which are deep fried to golden and crispy perfection.

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