Friday, July 22, 2016

2106 Anderson Greek Festival

Festival Hours:  Friday  4:30 pm to 9:30 pm
                            Saturday  11:00 am to 9:00 pm
                            Sunday  11:30 am to 5:30 pm

                                   Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries!

Festival Activites:
       Friday Night: The Jake Bartley Band along with a Happy Hour
                   Saturday & Sunday: The Ellada Band outside
                 Greek Folk Dancers of Spartanburg on Saturday
                     Anderson’s Troupe Palamakia on Saturday

Also on Saturday: The Olympic Car Show to benefit the local Special Olympics
          NEW: The International Taverna with Live Music by David Payton - Classic Rock, Country & Blues!
                      Whiskey & Ouzo Tasting inside from 4 pm to 7 pm
                      Caricatures by BIGhead Cartoons
                      Bubble Ball

Children’s Activities: Eddie’s Inflatables and Trackless Train, all weekend
                                   The Kid’s Park at the Civic Center Complex
                                   Face Painting

Yia Yia’s Attic, an indoor yard sale

Monday, July 18, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016

The Festival needs sponsors to help bring this annual event to the community

Greetings… This year, The Anderson Greek Festival will take place September 16th, 17th and 18thThis year to date, we have falling behind our sponsorship goal. Our sponsors are very important for us to offer this annual community event.

On Friday night, The Jake Bartley Band a local group will be playing rock, country and dance music along with a happy hour. On Saturday of the Festival, the Olympic Car Show will take place to benefit the local Special Olympics. Saturday’s entertainment will be a Greek band outside and 4 pm to 7 pm inside David Payton of Atlanta playing a variety of music at the International Taverna (Whiskey, Ouzo & Raki Tasting) -- Of course, there will be children’s activities. – And the Festival continue on Sunday with great food, live Greek music and activities for the kids. Festival proceeds will benefit The Shepherd’s Guild, a 501c3 nonprofit charity.

Thank you to the Anderson community for voting us the “Best Annual Community Event” for 2015 and 3-time winner of “Best Festival” by the Independent Mail readers. -- To become a bronze sponsor click below or email

Thank you

Thursday, July 14, 2016

2016 Festival Sponsors to date

2016 Festival Sponsors to date:


Business Gold

Industrial Bonded Warehouse

Olympic Gold

McDougald Funeral Home
AnMed Health
Piedmont Natural Gas
In Memory of George John Rozakos


Peter & Anne Manos
Epps, Nelson, Epps & Perkins
Roylco Industrial
Greg & Jamie Tarasidis
anonymous - DM


Mowlajko Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Pita House, Greenville
Sullivan-King Mortuary and Crematory
Upstate Cleaner
Southern Burglar & Fire Alarm Co.
McIntosh, Sherard, Sullivan & Brousseau
Maynard’s Home Furnishings
John & Deanna Palmer & Family
Louis G. Manios
Shane & Stefi Taylor
anonymous - SMK
Rusty & Helen Foxhall
Chris Kapetanakos
Ray Bateman
Piedmont Automotive
George & Margie Marianos
Tom & Aiki Mantekas
Bill & Mena Skenteris
Nick & Patricia Skenteris & Family
Harry & Stella Bobotis
Burriss Insurance Agency 
anonymous - SM

Friday, July 8, 2016

2016 Festival, Live Entertainment on Saturday at the International Taverna

Live Entertainment on Saturday at the International Taverna: David Payton... Classic Rock, Country & more   ---   4 pm to 7 pm  ... 3 Auction Drawings of Whiskey Packages (Must be 21 of age to purchase drawing tickets)

Whiskey, Ouzo & Raki Tasting: Saturday the 17th, 4 pm to 7 pm  (21 of age and up)

Whiskey, Ouzo & Raki Tasting 

Friday, July 1, 2016


Vendor Opportunities

For vendor opportunities contact Bill Stathakis, Festival Chair at

Standard vendor booth:  $200 for the weekend, a 10' X 8' space, non-food vendor

Monday, September 14, 2015

"A Celebration with a Cause" - from the Kitcken

Greek Style Roasted Lamb, Greek Style Baby Back Pork Ribs, Greek Village Salad & Pork Souvlaki ... and more

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Greek-Southern Fusion

Anderson Greek Festival: Home of the Greek Style Baby Back Pork Ribs

photo by Mike Ellis, Anderson Independent Mail