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Celebrating all things Greek in Milwaukee

Posted at 6:27 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 19:28:34-04

MILWAUKEE — Even though Greek Fest is canceled, we're still celebrating Greek culture in Milwaukee.

The festival is one of the largest fundraisers for the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

Organizers say the 55th Annual Greek Fest will return to the State Fair Grounds in 2021. Greek Fest Chairman, Michael Stavropoulos says planning has already begun.

Exploring Milwaukee's Greek Fest

TMJ4 Anchor/Reporter Pete Zervakis joins us to teach us a little Greek 101 and spoke with Giannis one-on-one about being a Greek icon in the United States.

Going one-on-one with Giannis... in Greek

Do you know the right way to Giannis name? Watch this video to learn how he wants people to pronounce his name.

Plus, we went to Ouzo Cafe. General Manager, Frank Pappas, said a Greek Fest to-go meal begins this week. It's the perfect way to get a taste of Greece even though the festival is canceled.

Delicious Greek food in Milwaukee

With all the ethnic festivals canceled in Milwaukee due to the coronavirus, TMJ4 News has decided to do special features on many of the cultures that make Milwaukee so special. Stay tuned for the next cultural spotlight that will air on July 24.

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