By Debbie Anderson September 24, 2022 September 25th, 2022 No Comments


Somos Southlake Fiesta

Southlake Town Square 1400 E. Southlake Blvd., somossouthlake.com

Last year’s inaugural event drew thousands, and the 2022 fiesta promises to be bigger and better. The free, family-oriented event celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with food, dance performances, live music, art and more. Check the website for details. Oct. 2

Mid-Cities Greek Foodfest

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church 303 Cullum Drive, Euless, facebook.com/MidCitiesGreekFest

Expect eating, dancing and more eating at this annual event celebrating all things Greek. White tents line the church parking lot, so the festival happens rain or shine. There’s also a market and church tours. Oct. 14-16

Photo courtesy of Mid-Cities Greek FoodFest


Southlake Town Square 1400 E. Southlake Blvd., facebook.com/southlakefoundationtx

Southlake Foundation, a nonprofit group promoting cultural diversity and community, hosts this annual event, also known as “the festival of lights.” Celebrating Indian culture and traditions, the festival offers native dancing, arts and crafts, clothing and jewelry exhibits, a kids zone and food. A fireworks show wraps up the day’s events. Oct. 22

Romanian Food Festival

Saint Mary’s Romanian Orthodox Church 3801 Glade Road, Colleyville, romanianfeast.com

This annual festival hosted by church parishioners draws big crowds — don’t be surprised by the line of cars and people walking down Glade Road — for traditional folk dancing, live music, crafts including Romanian pottery and, of course, the food. Follow your nose, as it’s hard to miss the aroma of grilled sausages with garlic sauce or Romanian doughnuts. Check the website for the schedule and info on parking options and the free shuttle service. Nov. 5-6

Photos courtesy of Greek Food Festival of Dallas

Greek Food Festival of Dallas

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 13555 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, greekfestivalofdallas.com

This three-day event returns in full for 2022 with all the Greek specialties you can eat — grilled lamb chops, gyro and souvlaki sandwiches, spanakopita and deep-fried feta bites — available for purchase. There also are cooking demos, live music, traditional Greek folk dancing and a bustling marketplace with jewelry, arts, crafts, olive tree plants, cookbooks and baked goods to take home, including baklava, sesame cookies and more. And take time to check out the beautiful church with its ornate paintings. Nov. 4-6