You don't have to be Greek to enjoy the Denver Greek Festival! For the 53rd year, the festival will delight Coloradans with food, music, dancing, shopping, and more!

More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the Denver Greek Festival this weekend, Friday through Sunday, June 15-17, at the Assumption of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Cathedral. One of Colorado's longest-running cultural events, this incredible festival celebrates the beauty and fun of Greece's culture with family-friendly activities for everyone of all ages. Where: 4610 East Alameda Avenue, Denver, CO 80246 When: Fri., June 15, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Sat., June 16, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Sun., June 17, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Cost: Adults -- $3 | Seniors -- $1 | Kids 12 and under -- FREE Purchase tickets here. [gallery size="large" ids="17383,17384,17385,17386,17387,17389"] Immerse yourself in the festive Greek culture! Enjoy a gyro or munch on a koulourakia while listening to live Greek music or watching dance groups perform traditional dances in authentic costumes. More than 25 different Greek dishes and pastries will be available for you to try. Take a tour of the "Gold Dome" cathedral, and shop at booths and boutiques showcasing art, crafts, jewelry, and other goods. Kids can ride the fair rides and participate in games and dancing.
And don't forget to enter the festival's raffle! Incredible prizes include everything from gift cards to a round-trip airfare for two to lovely Greece. You don't need to be present to win. Also, please remember to bring cash to exchange for coins at the festival's banks. Coins can be used to purchase food and goods at the various vendor and boutique booths. For more information, visit the festival's website! Have you attended the Greek Festival in the past? Are you going this year? We'd love to see your pictures and read your comments below!

Looking for more to do this summer? Check out the Cherry Blossom Festival!