Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church

Winchester, Virginia








Our flyer above is from the 2019 Greek Festival.




The next Annual Winchester Greek Festival will take place on Saturday, August 22nd and Sunday, August 23rd, 2020.
Sample our legendary Greek cuisine and experience our renown Greek music and dance. Truly great fun for the entire family! A large selection of tasty Greek food is available.

Other retail vendors will also be set-up to display their various items for purchase.
Admission is free and ample free parking is available.

Greek cooking offers an incredibly rich and diverse array of foods that are the culmination of literally thousands of years of good living, cooking, and eating.  While each Greek menu item offered is fresh and inviting, it is also a culinary trip to Greece.   Our talented ladies of the church work for days in advance of the festival creating delicious Greek food.  The following menu items are offered for purchase.

A LA CARTE   (Inside Church Hall)

Roast Lamb 
Tender young lamb seasoned with herbs.

Souvlaki (pronounced "soo-VLAH-kee")
Tenders pieces of marinated pork or chicken grilled on a skewer over hot coals.

The Greek version of Lasagna.  Baked macaroni layered with seasoned ground beef and cheese, topped with a rich cream (béchamel) sauce.

A delicious blend of spinach, feta cheese & herbs, wrapped in layers of buttered filo, baked to a golden brown.

Blend of Greek Cheeses wrapped in buttered filo, baked to a golden brown.

Grape leaves stuffed with seasoned rice, onions & herbs.

Greek Salad 
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, green peppers, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and Greek dressing.

String Beans
Stewed Greek Style with onions, tomatoes, & herbs.

Orzo pasta cooked in tomato sauce & delicately seasoned.

Feta Cheese & Olives
Bowl of Feta and Kalamata Olives.

GREEK PASTRIES   (Inside Church Hall)

Chopped walnuts & cinnamon sugar, layered between buttered filo, baked to a golden brown, then basted with honey.

Rolled version of Baklava drizzled with chocolate.

Deliciously flavored custard baked in buttered filo and glazed with light honey syrup.

Chopped nuts & spices wrapped in shredded filo, lightly buttered and smothered with honey butter.

Greek butter cookies.

Lightly buttered cookies seasoned with spices and sprinkled with confectionary sugar.

Walnut cake, spiced and soaked in a tangy syrup.

Gift Box 
Assortment of Pastries (Can be Frozen).

GRILLS & SPITS   (Outside)

Gyro  (pronounced "Yee-roh") 
A delicious combination of delicately seasoned beef & lamb roasted on a vertical turning spit until a crispy crust begins to develop.  The crispy crust of the seasoned beef & lamb is sliced off thinly with a very sharp knife.  Then, a generous amount of the crispy seasoned beef & lamb is wrapped in a warm pita bread with lettuce, tomato, onions and tzatziki sauce (a tangy garlic, cucumber & yogurt dip).  (The Gyros are made fresh and patrons can request personalized orders.)

Cool, creamy & tangy yogurt cucumber dip flavored with garlic.

Greek Salad 
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, green peppers, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and Greek dressing.

Our Famous Spit-Roasted Whole Lambs (Sunday Only) 
Whole lambs seasoned with lemon & herbs.  Roasted over spit with hot coals.  Sliced and sold by the pound.

TREATS   (Outside)

Deep fried, light & fluffy Greek donuts bathed in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon.