Free Event

Greek Landing Day 2015

Friday – Saturday, September 4 – 5, 2015 at St. Photios Greek Shrine

Celebrate the landing of 500 Greeks in America with this ceremony at St. Photios!

In the heart of the St. George Street Historic District.
41 St. George Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 829-8205
  • Please Note: This event is from 2015.

    Greek Landing Day is an event at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine that commemorates that arrival of 500 Greeks to America with British emissary, Dr. Andrew Turnbull. The event takes place on Friday and Saturday, September 4 and 5, 2015.

    Friday, September 4: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m.

    • Food will be provided in the St. Photios Constantine Courtyard.
    • Greek folk dancers will be celebrating throughout the city.

    Saturday, September 5: 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    • Memorial walk from St. Photios to Tolomato Cemetery.
    • Commemoration of lives from the original expedition.
    • Food and pastry sale at the St. Photios Shrine.
    • Greek folk dancers will be celebrating throughout the city.

    For more info at St. Photios, or call (904) 829-8205.

    Admission: Free.

    When? Friday, September 4, 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Where? St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine at 41 St. George Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084.

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