The Greeks in Santa Cruz celebrate their traditions and culture through a variety of activities including social activities, the Orthodox Church, Hellenic organizations, food and music. Our Live Like a Greek website hopes to expand our community and to provide resources devoted to travel, life, sharing recipes, news, and upcoming events in the Greek community.
The Santa Cruz Greek Festival, awarded Best Street Festival in Santa Cruz County, is Santa Cruz’s longest running festival. This three-day, family-friendly event each September celebrates Greek culture, food, live music, art, and dancing.
Come celebrate spring and Eat Like a Greek at our three day Greek Food Faire, May 15, 16, and 17! This event features a huge array of authentic, healthy Greek food, pastries, spirits and live music.
The Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church currently offers Greek language classes and cultural community events that are open to everyone!