Yassou! Grand Rapids Greek Cultural Festival returns this weekend


Photo courtesy of Yassou Festival Staff

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- This weekend, indulge in all things Greek at the 10th annual Yassou! Beginning Friday, Aug. 27-29, at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Grand Rapids, the Greek cultural festival highlights Greek heritage through an assortment of authentic food, drinks, shopping and entertainment. Live Greek music will also be performed by “The Oneiro” on Friday and Saturday.

After canceling last year’s festivities due to the ongoing pandemic, organizers of Yassou! have expressed their excitement for the festival’s highly anticipated return.

“After a pause in 2020, Yassou! is back and we are thrilled to celebrate with the community. said
Ginger Lang, Yassou! Chair. “We look forward to hosting a weekend of live music, dancing
performances, cooking demonstrations and a wide array of Greek cuisine! Join us to eat, dance
and be Greek!

Yassou! kicks off on Friday from 3-10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday from noon-3 p.m.

Bring the entire family to enjoy a weekend of great food and Greek vibes. Activities for guests are available from open to close.

For more information, visit www.GRgreekfest.com

(Photo courtesy of Yassou Festival Staff)

About Yassou! Greek Cultural Festival

“Yassou! was originated in 2010 by Esther Koukios and David Darling as a fundraiser to support
the church youth programs and local charities. Our charity partner for this year is The Mental
Health Foundation of West Michigan – be nice. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to
creating awareness and education about mental health.”

(Information provided by Yassou Festival staff)

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