Opa! If you’re a foodie, this is the perfect festival to wrap up summer in Stockton, California. The Annual St. Basil’s Greek Festival held on the second weekend of September (September 8-10, 2023), has been celebrating its customs and traditions on the Church’s grounds since 1959. That's right - they are celebrating their 64th Anniversary this year!!
At this family-friendly festival, you will enjoy the delicious delicacies of Greece, right here in Stockton. No passport needed! The event highlights an array of authentic cuisine and treats made with love from recipes passed from generation to generation. Other interesting features to note: Greek dancing and music and a marketplace featuring Greek-themed jewelry, clothing and art round make this more than just a food festival.
The purpose of the festival is to celebrate and promote the Greek culture, its traditional activities, and of course, a tour of the beautiful St. Basil Greek Orthodox Christian Church. By the end of the night, you might find yourself saying "OPA!"
Here’s what to expect:
A GREAT VENUE WITH ON-SITE PARKING
The grounds of the gorgeous St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, located at 920 W March Lane in Stockton, CA, has ample parking where visitors can park in the church’s parking lot. Additional parking is available along city side streets behind the church (near Rosemarie Lane).