Springfield's Greek Festival
(Glendi is Greek for Celebration)
ST. GEORGE CATHEDRAL
AT THE GREEK CULTURAL CENTER
22 ST. GEORGE ROAD, SPRINGFIELD, MA
SEPTEMBER 6, 7, 8
Friday - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday - 12 noon to 11 p.m.
Sunday - 12 noon to 7 p.m.
See below for a detailed list of events, places and times
Every year, St. George Cathedral offers thousands of visitors from far and near the best in
traditional Greek foods, pastries, music, dancing, and old-fashioned Greek hospitality.
In addition, we will be offering activities for children including games and a bounce house,
a Greek cultural and art exhibit, tours of our historic Cathedral and Byzantine Chapel,
various vendors from all of the East Coast and a joyful atmosphere that the whole family will enjoy.
THERE'S NOTHING QUITE LIKE GLENDI!
JOIN US FOR A WONDERFUL, FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT!
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 413-737-1496
The Greek Cultural Center is located at the corner of St. George Road,
Main Street, Plainfield Street and Carew Streets in the Memorial Square section of Springfield.
Those coming from the Mass Pike and Route 291 may simply follow the signs at the end of Exit 2B.
From the South, take Exit 9A off Route 91N
From the North, take Exit 11, left on Arch Street and right onto Main Street.
Schedule for the weekend:
Friday, Sept. 7th
Overall hours 5 pm - 11 pm
Band 6 - 8 pm, 9 - 11 pm
Outside Bar 5 pm - 11 pm
Outside Food 5 pm - 11 pm
Inside Bar 5 pm - 9 pm
Inside Food/Pastries 5 pm - 9 pm
Cathedral tour 7 pm
Glendi Dancers 7 pm
Learn Modern Greek 8:30 - 9:15 pm
Saturday, Sept. 8th
Overall hours noon - 11 pm
Band 1 - 2 pm, 3:00 - 5 pm, 6:15 - 8 pm, 9 - 11pm
Outside Bar noon - 11 pm
Outside Food noon - 11 pm
Inside Bar noon - 9 pm
Inside Food/Pastries noon - 9 pm
Church Tours 3 pm & 7 pm Cathedral, 1:30 pm Chapel
Learn Modern Greek 4 - 4:45 pm
Glendi Dancers 2 pm, 5:30 pm, 8 pm
St. George Adult Dance Troupe 8:30 - 9 pm
Sunday, Sept. 9th
Overall hours noon - 7 pm
Band noon - 1 pm, 2 pm - 4 pm, 5 - 7 pm
Outside Bar noon - 7 pm
Outside Food noon - 7 pm
Inside Bar noon - 6 pm
Inside Food/Pastries noon - 6 pm
Learn Modern Greek 2:30 - 3:15 pm
Glendi Dancers 4 pm
Church Tours 5:15 pm Cathedral
Raffle 6 pm - 7 pm
Please note that we have many activities and exhibits throughout the inside of the Greek Cultural Center.
On the upper level, we have the main hall with the delicious entrees, pastries and a bar. We also have Greek Cultural Center Gift Shop with a wide variety of icons, jewelry and other items from Greece. This year, we are featuring “The Hellenic Collection” of Unique Jewelry From Exceptional Designers.
Learn Modern Greek (in the chapel) so that you can be Greek for the weekend!
On the lower level, please be sure to try the Greek pastry and visit our Agora (marketplace) in our gymnasium where you can find a wide variety of items for your home. Shop our Greek Import Booth where you can find a number of items highlighting our Greek culture and traditions. Visit our “Orthodox Approach” table and learn about our Orthodox Christian Faith. Don’t miss our Art Show and Village Rooms.
Relax and enjoy our Greek Coffee Shop as well.
Outside, please note that we have a Children’s Tent with activities to keep the kids busy as well as popcorn, ice cream and swirls. Also outside, you may find gyros, the fast food tent, ice cream, the bar and, under the main tent, a perfect place to sit down, relax and enjoy the music, dancing and people that pass by.
We hope that you will thoroughly enjoy yourself while at Glendi and hope that you will spread the word to family and friends also.