Resources for Orthodox Christians and those interested in the Ancient Faith

This page was updated on November 1, 2021


Many Orthodox Churches have incredible annual festivals featuring food and other activities, exhibits, etc., related to the heritage and cultures with which they are affiliated.  Search for "orthodox churches" in your area and check for festival dates and times, mark your calendars and attend!  And don't forget to take the guided tour of the Church - you will find them most informative and interesting and get to see some beautiful Byzantine iconography, too!!!  


GENERAL


Greek Orthodox Calendar of Holidays & Feasts - The Spruce (incl. meal planning guides)

Orthodox Christian Year

Religious Holidays & Festivals (also has listings for other religions)



​CHURCH-SPECIFIC FESTIVALS


Important Note: Websites may be incorrect or out-of-date and plans may change on short notice due to Covid issues, so be sure to call the respective churches to confirm festival dates and times!


Kansas

St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral - Wichita   Facebook page


Oklahoma 


The ST. ELIJAH CENTENNIAL (+1) 2021 celebration:

9/7/21 UPDATE:  I have heard from one of the members that due to the Covid surge, the Centennial celebration is now cancelled again, however, I cannot confirm this as none of the Church's social media or website have been updated, as usual..... 

Previously scheduled for:

Sept. 25th - Family celebration following Vespers

Sept. 26th - Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with the Anniversary Banquet that day (banquet time not yet announced). Of course, everything is subject to change depending upon Covid and government instructions. Keep checking back for updates.

See links below to get updated info. 



The ST. ELIJAH FOOD FESTIVAL 2021

9/7/21 UPDATE:  I have heard from one of the members that due to the Covid surge, the Festival is now cancelled again, however, I cannot confirm this as none of the Church's social media or website have been updated, as usual..... 

Previously tentatively scheduled for Nov. 5th and 6th with reduced hours and no dining in/tables in order to limit the number of people in the Church hall at one time. They will have carry-out, shopping for baked goods and possibly curbside delivery. Of course, everything is subject to change depending upon Covid and government instructions. Keep checking back for updates - there should be more definitive information by October 2nd.

St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church - Oklahoma City homepage 

(Check the most recent bulletin under the Church News tab

in the top right-hand corner of the homepage.)

St. Elijah Facebook page (mostly up-to-date)  

St.Elijah Food Festival Facebook page (not updated regularly)



GREEK FEST OKC 2021

BREAKING Aug.13, posted here on Aug. 14:

Per their Oklahoma City Greek Fest Facebook page"We hate saying this, but in order to keep both our parishioner volunteers and our much appreciated festival guests safe, we have decided to postpone the OKC Greek Festival that was to be held in October. We are considering the possibility of offering some alternative and will closely be watching the health trends in Oklahoma over the next few weeks. We thank you in advance for your understanding. We will update this page with any new plans. Thank you OKC."    

Previously scheduled for:  Fri. - Sun, Oct. 1 - 3. 

See websites below for times and more info!  Of course, everything is subject to change depending upon Covid and government instructions. Keep checking back for updates.

St. George Greek Orthodox Church - Oklahoma City 

GreekFest OKC 

Oklahoma City Greek Fest Facebook page