Greek Independence Day Parade 2019 - Chicago

Date of event: 
Sun May 5, 2019
Location of event: 
Chicago's Greektown between Randolph & Van Buren

Hellenic pride was on full display at the annual Greek Independence Day parade on May 5th in Chicago's famed Greektown. The fun and spirited event remembers the time when Greek revolutionaries and allies would rise up and gain victory over the oppressive Turkish empire in 1821.

Family and friends showed up on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and honored the floats and marchers representing churches and organizations from all across Chicagoland. Guests of the parade also enjoyed fellowship and dining at the many Greek restaurants on Halsted street.

This event photo gallery is sponsored by Papagalino Cafe & Pastry Shop — serving the Niles area with delicious Greek and European flavors including souvlaki, homemade pitas, sandwiches, spanakopita, Greek Frappes and more. Restaurant and bakery open seven days a week.

Brousko Greek Restaurant Live Stage 2019

Date of event: 
Mar 29 & Apr 12
Location of event: 
Brousko Authentic Greek Cuisine - Schaumburg

Brousko Authentic Greek Cuisine in Schaumburg hosts great live entertainment weekly featuring talented vocalists and musicians straight from Greece.

Guests on Mar 29 and April 12 enjoyed two wonderful nights of Greek music provided by singers Christina Rammou, Evgenia (see video), Manolis Opadis and bandmates performing on keyboards, drums, clarinet, flute and bouzoukia. Participants also dined on delicious items from Brousko's Mediterranean style menu.

Brousko welcomes everyone to enjoy live music and dancing every weekend while enjoying delicious Greek food like Saganaki (OPA!), Pastichio, Roast lamb, Fresh Seafood, Chicken, Gyros and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Catering also available to accommodate any special event.

Taste of Greektown, Chicago (2018)

Date of event: 
Aug 24, 25 & 26
Location of event: 
Halsted St. in Greektown (between Madison and Van Buren)

Hellenic pride was on display at the 29th annual Taste of Greek town, a lively celebration of authentic Greek food, music, culture and fun. The family friendly event once again attracted many guests who enjoyed delicious food from Greektown's acclaimed Greek restaurants.

Popular food items included Loukaniko (Greek sausage), Roast Lamb, Pastichio, Moussaka, Gyros, Greek Chicken, Kabobs, Spanakopita and much more! Visitors also enjoyed plenty of Greek music and entertainment plus games for both kids and families.