Weirton Greek Festival set to kick off

WEIRTON – An annual summer celebration in honor of Weirton’s Greek heritage is making its return this week.

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church will hold its 27th-annual Weirton Greek Festival at the church, 3528 West St., Thursday through Saturday.

The festival will take place each day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The festival features a variety of homemade Greek food, including pastichio, lamb, grape leaves and spanakopita, as well as pastries including baklava, koulourakia and galatobouriko.

A market place will be available in the church hall for much of the food orders, with outdoor booths also available.

There also will be a full slate of entertainment throughout the festival, with disc jockey Jim Antoniou providing music all three days, and guided church tours offered.

All three days, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Greek Company Orchestra will perform, with an 8 p.m. appearance by The Patriotakia and Aegean Dancers of All Saints.

Saturday’s entertainment lineup will include the Kyiv Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, from Carnegie, Pa., at 2 p.m.; Fehrion Studios at 3 p.m.; the Weirton Christian Center Kids Signs of Hope at 5 p.m.

For more information on menu items, entertainment and guided church tours, visit, or the festival’s Facebook page or call (304) 797-9884.