The annual St. John’s Greek Festival, a celebration of Greek culture, cuisine and family fun, is one of the most beloved Myrtle Beach events of the fall. It returns as a full in-person festival in 2022 after two years as a drive-through event.
This year’s 31st annual festival will take place Oct 13-16, 2022.
In addition to tons of wonderful Greek food and pastries, the event includes tours of the Saint John Greek Orthodox Church, music and dancing, arts & crafts, and more. On the outdoor menu are Greek favorites such as Souvlaki, Loukanika, Chicken or Lamb Gyros, and Loukoumades. Indoors guests can enjoy Moussaka, Pastichio, Greek Chicken or Lamb Dinner with potatoes and green beans, Greek salad, Tiropita, Spanakopita, Dolmades and more. A variety of pastries are also available.
The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 10 and under. A free shuttle runs from Captain George’s Seafood Buffet, and limited handicap parking is available in the main church parking lot.